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Episode 145: Cabana Man Dan

Episode 145: Cabana Man Dan

July 26, 2019

This week Cabana Man Dan returns with all sorts of fun new stories to tell! CMD talks to Gene about the busiest year of his wrestling career that's taking him all over the country for new pro wrestling adventures such as his recent return to Chikara Pro, AIW, and his crazy story about Wrestlemania Weekend representing Southern Underground Pro in a big six man tag match and a surprise booking working with Scott Steiner and Hornswoggle that you have to hear about! CMD discusses the many upsides to wrestling seminars and camps, hear the backstory of the "fake Cabana Man Dan" feud in New South, the real emotions that he felt when winning the 2019 H.O.S.S. Tournament and what he feels makes him stand out from other wrestlers, they also discuss the breaking news that CMD will be facing Sugar Dunkerton a/k/a 'Suge D' for the now vacant New South Championship at the upcoming New South 4th Anniversary show on August 3rd, and much, much more...a great conversation with wrestling's last true babyface in and out of the ring!

(This episode is brought to you by the Retro Gaming Solution and New South Wrestling's 4 Year Anniversary Show)

Episode 144: Chris Styles

Episode 144: Chris Styles

July 19, 2019

This week's guest is Chris Styles!  Chris is another young man like his younger brother Josh Matthews that's been around the wrestling business his entire life and broke in at a very young age.  Gene and Chris discuss a variety of topics about his wrestling career including having wrestled over 25 matches before the age of 16, breaking in as a referee, his first experience breaking out of the south wrestling for Chikara Pro many years ago and what it taught him, getting to work with Legends and heroes of his childhood, getting to work in front over 2,500 fans in his first match at the Oman Arena, the advice he received from Bert Prentice that changed his whole perspective on wrestling after being in the business for nearly 20 years, and what's next on his agenda after recently winning the USA Championship Wrestling tag team titles. Plus much more!

 

(This episode is sponsored by the Retro Gaming Solution)

Episode 143: “Next Level” Josh Matthews Part 2

Episode 143: “Next Level” Josh Matthews Part 2

July 19, 2019

Another special STSPod episode of Locals to Legends Wrestling Radio, In part two of his conversation Josh talks about Southern wrestling, wrestling psychology, being over, best matches, other promotions, Twin States Wrestling, Ricochet, Chikara vs. TFW from Tupelo, and much more ! .Josh's story is a very interesting one and they discuss how he started to what it's like now being a 28 year old man with 14 years in the business.

 

This episode is brought to you by STSPod.club

Episode 142: Scott Hensley talks SCI 2019

Episode 142: Scott Hensley talks SCI 2019

July 12, 2019

This week Gene is joined by his friend and frequent guest Scott Hensley.  Scott is here to talk about this year's Scenic City Invitational coming up on August 2nd and 3rd at Soddy Daisy High School in Soddy Daisy, TN.  They talk about the other Scenic City events of the past year that has led up to this year's tournament, they discuss the 16 wrestlers who will compete this year and what it takes for a young wrestler to get on their radar to be considered for future Scenic City events.  They also talk about some of the success stories of previous Scenic City competitors and what they've gone on to since. All this and much, much more in a very insightful and fun conversation with one the most successful promoters in the Southeast.

 

(This episode is sponsored by SCIwrestling.com)

Episode 141: “Next Level” Josh Matthews Part 1

Episode 141: “Next Level” Josh Matthews Part 1

July 10, 2019

SPECIAL STSPod Episode: “Next Level” Josh Matthews is Gene’s guest for Episode 236 of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.”/Episode 141. In part one of his conversation Josh talks about being in the wrestling business his whole life, first pro match, infamous botched flaming table spot, working “stars” and much more ! .Josh's story is a very interesting one and they discuss how he started up to what it's like now being a 28 year old man with 14 years in the business.

Episode 140: 2 Fly Ty Sutton

Episode 140: 2 Fly Ty Sutton

July 7, 2019

 2 Fly Ty is Gene’s guest for Episode 140, a special STSPod presentation, Ty is a star who is quickly rising on the Alabama indy scene as well as in Georgia. Ty talks about how he got in the business, how he went from Tyler Swagger to 2 Fly Ty, the ultimatum that brought on the new character and more. Here how he rose from a background player to a main eventer in New South Wrestling. A fun and insightful conversation with a guy you'll be seeing a lot more of in the coming months and years.