IN THE ROOM

The wrestling talk and interview show that started the revolution! Starring Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald!

IN THE ROOM – The Roast of Ratboy! [NSFW]

This week, the cast and crew of IN THE ROOM gather together with tons of special guests to roast Ratboy!!! This year’s roast is hosted by Matt Grimm and includes “PrymeTyme” Amy Lee, ECW’s Chubby Dudley (Bay Ragni), The Stro (WCW’s Maestro) “The Voice of Choice” Bruce Wirt, Nemar Wells, and other members of the IN THE ROOM and VOC Nation extended family! Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro, Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Steve Anderson (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) talk about the slow build for WrestleMania; a decent WWE Fast Lane show; KofiMania; and more! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Primal Fear

This week’s IN THE ROOM we welcome Omen, Gabriel, and Soriano, who are collectively known as Primal Fear. These Monster Factory (LLC) trainees regularly compete at the ROH Dojo and are making huge names for themselves on the independent scene, whether in tag matches, singles matches, or as a collective unit. Check it out for the group’s thoughts on following in the footsteps of King Kong Bundy, Punishment Martinez, Matt Riddle, and others in their training; traveling far to gain experience; being fueled creatively; and continuing to achieve their dreams. Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) talk about personal memories of the late King Kong Bundy; Ronda Rousey’s beatdown of Becky Lynch; the buildup to WrestleMania; ECWA Super 8 tournaments; Dan Murphy’s retirement from PWI; the growth of WOW Magazine (competing with PWI); and more! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Zoey Skye and Gemma Cross

This week’s episode of IN THE ROOM welcomes independent stars Zoey Skye and Gemma Cross in advance of the ECWA Women’s Super 8 ChickFight tournament on March 16th! Check it out as Zoey talks about the development of wrestling – and women’s wrestling – since her debut 12 years ago; the importance of traveling; setting goals; visualization; and more! Plus, Gemma Cross reveals plans to win Super 8 for her birthday; talks about the importance of gaining experience; and looks at her experiences coming up locally in a congested wrestling market. Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson (Total Wrestling) discuss short- and long-term plans for Kofi Kingston; sub-par Raws and if they’re continuing in that trend; the return of the lovable, douchey Batista and new fan-favorite Roman Reigns; The Revival’s continued misuse; and Ric Flair’s party without Arn Anderson. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Cody Vance

This week’s IN THE ROOM welcomes independent star Cody Vance. Check it out for Cody’s thoughts on training with the Monster Factory (LLC) and the legacy that that entails; the importance of getting out there and standing out from your peers; his friendship with Punishment Martinez; what having a great body says about you; and more! Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk about WWE’s problems, creatively; the “rise” of AEW; Elimination Chamber; Kofi Kingston taking the next step; and more! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Solo Darling and #AmericanLivesMatter (Justin America and El Masked Americano)

This week’s IN THE ROOM welcomes three very special guests to the program. First, female sensation Solo Darling checks in to talk about her passion for wrestling, traveling, animals, and more! Check it out for Solo’s thoughts on training with CHIKARA’s WrestleFactory, standing out as different, being a part of the “Revolution,” and more! Plus, the blacklisted Justin America from #AmericanLivesMatter stops by to introduce the newest member of the #ALM movement — El Masked Americano! In addition, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson (Bobby Heenan’s Chair Shots and Other Obstacles: Winning Life’s Wrestling Matches) talk about the ongoing Becky Lynch saga, the seemingly forced insertion of Charlotte into the big WrestleMania match, Sasha Banks’ reputation, and being “over.” Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with “Pryme Tyme” Amy Lee

This week’s IN THE ROOM we are so proud to welcome independent star “Pryme Tyme” Amy Lee to the program for a NSFW edition! Amy has been around wrestling for a decade and has so many stories from her experiences over the years. Check it out for Amy’s thoughts on training under the old-school mentality; almost being killed by fans; not quite “making it” because of poor timing; working as a paralegal; and the BS that is the Women’s Revolution. Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, and Matt Grimm discuss the mega-angle involving Becky Lynch; Dean Ambrose heating up as he potentially heads out the door; the upcoming WWE Elimination Chamber and WrestleMania shows; and a terrible SuperBowl game. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Greg Oliver (Slam Wrestling!)

This week the VOC Nation proudly welcomes Greg Oliver from Slam! Wrestling as he steps IN THE ROOM. Check it out for Greg’s thoughts on covering wrestling for more than 30 years; being such a strong part of Slam! Wrestling’s legacy; the importance of wrestling’s Halls of Fame and the Cauliflower Alley Club; the value of telling a great story in the ring; his upcoming book — Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: The Storytellers; and much more. Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson (Bobby Heenan’s Chair Shots and Other Obstacles: Winning Life’s Wrestling Matches) talk about WWE’s Royal Rumble show and plans for WrestleMania; the company’s acknowledgement of Becky Lynch’s emergence and Dean Ambrose’s departure; Alexa Bliss’ return; and Ronda Rousey’s ultimate plans. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Joe and Rene (WrestleTalk Podcast)

This week’s IN THE ROOM welcomes Joe and Rene of the WrestleTalk Podcast! Be sure to check out their podcast, fantasy wrestling, events, and more! Plus Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Steve Anderson (Bobby Heenan’s Bobby the Brain: Wrestling’s Bad Boy Tells All) talk about WWE’s Royal Rumble this Sunday, including offering predictions, and potential scenarios for WrestleMania. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM – 1/15/2019

Be sure to check out this week’s episode of IN THE ROOM! Unfortunately, Rich Swann cancelled, but join Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson (WOW Magazine) as they discuss WWE’s poor showing on Raw, a slow build for the Royal Rumble, awkward segments with Vince McMahon and Alexa Bliss, and Women’s tag titles! Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Kelly Klein

For IN THE ROOM this week we are excited to welcome the current ROH Women of Honor Champion Kelly Klein! This show was a lot of fun and a must-listen. Check it out for Kelly’s thoughts on being the WOH champion; competing with the men of Ring of Honor; memories with Madison Rayne, Sumie Sakai, ODB, and other peers; and continuing to elevate women’s wrestling! Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson (WOW Magazine) discuss the passing of “Mean” Gene Okerlund (including his personal connections with Stro, Kathie, and Steve); Kenny Omega’s future; All-Elite Wrestling; poor WWE Raw episodes; and the buildup for the Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, and beyond. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

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