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A Milwaukee-based pro wrestling podcast for old-school and new-school wrestling fans. Fantasy booking, predictions, interviews, all-time lists, and major happenings in the world of professional wrestling.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 5

  • Episode 147 2024 Bold Predictions

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    Episode 147 2024 Bold Predictions

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    On this episode of Keep The Kayfabe the boys reunite at long last. After a several week hiatus the boys hop back into what they do best and that is talk about what's going on in the wide world of wrestling. And something you don't hear very often on KTK is we actually give the WWE a tire pump. There are some bright spots occurring currently and hear what has the boys excited. Also the fellas predict what they see happening in 2024.

  • Season 4

  • Episode 165: Forbidden Door 2024 Prediction Show

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    Episode 165: Forbidden Door 2024 Prediction Show

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    This week, Mike, Matt, and Gary are back to discuss AEW Forbidden Door. With the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup wrapped up, it’s peak wrestling season, and the boys are gearing up for AEW Forbidden Door this Sunday. In this episode, the crew dives into their world-famous prediction show, breaking down the stacked card for Forbidden Door. With Steve out for the week, Gary steps in to share Steve’s picks and adds his own insights. They discuss potential winners, key storylines, and the impact of each match. 🎙️ Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Tik Tok @keepthekayfabe for exclusive content, fan interaction, and all the wrestling content you can handle. 📺 Subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you don't miss our REVIEW of Forbidden Door as soon as it drops! https://www.youtube.com/@keepthekayfabe?sub_confirmation=1 Chapters (00:00) Intro (00:41) Meet the hosts (05:59) Should we start a podcast about jigsaw puzzles? (09:52) Matt shares an ironic story about word choice (12:44) Let's make some predictions (14:18) Who gets to pick last? (17:42) Ladder match for the vacant AEW TNT championship (19:43) Toni Storm (c) vs Mina Shirakawa - AEW Women's Championship (22:21) Mercedes Mone (c) vs Stephanie Vaquer - TBS Championship (25:07) Chris Jericho, Big Bill and Jeff Cobb vs Samoa Joe, Hook, and Katsuyori Shibata (31:30) Orange Cassidy vs Zack Sabre Jr (35:35) Jon Moxley (c) vs Tetsuya Naito - IWGP Heavyweight Championship (39:07) MJF vs. Hechicero (43:09) The Elite vs Scissor Ace (46:17) Brian Danielson vs Shingo Takagi - Owen Hart Tournament Final (48:54) Swerve Strickland (c) vs Will Ospreay - AEW World Championship (53:11) Which match will kick off the show? (56:51) Final Thoughts #Wrestling #Podcast #AEWForbiddenDoor #SwerveStrickland #WillOspreay #NJPW #AEW

  • Episode 164: Best Returns Ever

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    Episode 164: Best Returns Ever

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    Steve, Mike, and Matt run down some of the BEST returns in pro wrestling history. From CM Punk's 7-year hiatus to Stone Cold's first match in 19 years, hear stories of how each epic moment unfolded. Join us as we relive the emotional return of Ric Flair to WCW in 1998, the Hardy Boys' unexpected appearance at WrestleMania 33, and the epic comeback of Sting in AEW. Plus, we dive into CM Punk's monumental returns to AEW and WWE, Goldberg's shocking squash match against Brock Lesnar, and more. Whether you're a longtime fan or new to the wrestling world, this episode is packed with nostalgia and excitement. Chapters (00:00) Intro Music (00:33) Meet the hosts (09:36) Ric Flair's emotional return to WCW (13:35) The Hardy Boyz return at WrestleMania 33 (16:22) Sting's return to AEW and WWE (18:02) The nWo and DX return at WrestleMania 31 (20:00) CM Punk returns after a 7-year hiatus (25:38) Goldberg's return(s) to WWE (33:21) John Cena returns at the 2008 Royal Rumble (34:40) Triple H returns after tearing his quad (36:35) Stone Cold Steve Austin wrestles after 19 years away (37:37) Final Thoughts & Outro 📱 Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok @keepthekayfabe for exclusive content, fan interaction, and all the wrestling content you can handle. 📺 Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more in-depth discussions, reactions, and the best moments from the world of wrestling: https://www.youtube.com/@keepthekayfabe?sub_confirmation=1 #WWE #Wrestling #Returns #WWF #AEW #StoneColdSteveAustin #Sting #CMPunk #Podcast

  • Episode 163: AEW Double or Nothing 2024 Review Show

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    Episode 163: AEW Double or Nothing 2024 Review Show

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    This week, Mike and the boys are back to break down AEW Double or Nothing, which took place in the electric atmosphere of Las Vegas. We dive deep into every match, highlight the key moments, and see who emerges as the new "King Booker." Find out if Will Ospreay survived his intense bout with Roderick Strong, and hear the crew's thoughts on MJF's explosive return. Did the Bang Bang Gang manage to topple Death Triangle? And what went down in the brutal barbed wire steel cage match between Adam Copeland and Malakai Black? Plus, we discuss the thrilling TBS Championship match between Mercedes Mone and Willow Nightingale, and the jaw-dropping chaos of the Anarchy in the Arena match. Was Darby Allin really wielding a flamethrower? 🔥🔥 Tune in to find out! (00:00) Intro Music (00:32) Introductory Banter (06:03) The Big Valbwoski talks Father's Day (07:31) Roderick Strong (c) vs Will Ospreay - AEW International Championship (12:43) MJF and Adam Cole segment (16:55) Bang Bang Gang (c) vs Death Triangle - AEW Trios Championship (21:01) Toni Storm (c) vs Serena Deeb - AEW Women's Championship (27:10) Orange Cassidy vs Trent Beretta (32:04) Chris Jericho (c) vs Hook vs Katsuyori Shibata - FTW Title (42:07) Adam Copeland (c) vs Malakai Black in a barbed wire steel cage match - TNT Championship (50:19) Willow Nightingale (c) vs Mercedes Mone - TBS Championship (55:16) Swerve Strickland (c) vs Christian Cage - AEW World Championship (01:02:38) The Elite vs Team AEW - Anarchy in the Arena (01:11:53) What rating would you give this pay per view? (01:14:49) Final Thoughts and King Booker 🎙️ Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok @keepthekayfabe for exclusive content, fan interaction, and all the wrestling content you can handle. 📺 Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more in-depth discussions, reactions, and the best moments from the world of wrestling: https://www.youtube.com/@keepthekayfabe?sub_confirmation=1 #KeepTheKayfabe #AEW #AllEliteWrestling #AEWDoubleOrNothing #SwerveStrickland #YoungBucks #TheElite #Wrestling #Podcast

  • Episode 162: AEW Double or Nothing 2024 Prediction Show

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    Episode 162: AEW Double or Nothing 2024 Prediction Show

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    Get ready for AEW Double or Nothing THIS SUNDAY! This week, the boys make their arguments for who will win each match of this much-anticipated pay per view event. Hear Mike, Steve, Matt, and Gary state their case as they try to pick the perfect card and win the title of "King Booker"! 🎙️ Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Tik Tok @keepthekayfabe for exclusive content, fan interaction, and all the wrestling content you can handle. 📺 Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more in-depth discussions, reactions, and the best moments from the world of wrestling: https://www.youtube.com/@keepthekayfabe?sub_confirmation=1 #KeepTheKayfabe #AEW #AllEliteWrestling #AEWDoubleOrNothing #SwerveStrickland #YoungBucks #TheElite #Wrestling #Podcast --- 📋 Episode Chapters (00:00) Intro Music (00:33) Introductory Banter (03:57) Big Valboski just got back from Sin City (07:18) How the show will work (08:26) Who gets to pick last? (11:46) Roderick Strong (c) vs Will Ospreay - AEW International Championship (19:41) Toni Storm (c) vs Serena Deeb - AEW Women's World Championship (21:43) Adam Copeland vs Malakai Black in a barbed wire steel cage match (26:59) Jon Moxley (c) vs Konosuke Takeshita - IWGP Heavyweight Title Eliminator Match (31:45) Trent Beretta vs Orange Cassidy (36:39) Chris Jericho (c) vs Hook vs Katsuyori Shibata - FTW Title (40:31) Bang Bang Gang (c) vs Death Triangle - AEW Trios Championship (44:10) Willow Nightingale (c) vs Mercedes Mone - TBS Championship (47:22) Team Elite vs Team AEW - Anarchy in the Arena (52:06) Swerve Strickland (c) vs Christian Cage - AEW World Championship (56:05) Which match will kick off the show?