James Stewart and Justin Barrasso, Sports Illustrated


James Stewart and Justin Barrasso from Sports Illustrated, discussed their long time friendship, wrestling fandom and current and past issues in the Wrestling World.

Open: Justin’s background and 18 year friendship.

5:45: The story behind the Bully Ray “Average Athlete” incident.

11:38 – Background and research into the Randy Savage feature story.

26:18 – Where does Randy Savage rank in wrestling history since 1984?

33:25 – Thoughts on NXT and Finn Balor’s current status as NXT Champion.

40:22 – Would Fenway Park ever host WWE Summer Slam? If WWE did Summer Slam in Foxboro, what would the feature match be?

43:00 – “Rock is Wrestlemania or Bust” to face Roman Reigns and the character development of Roman Reigns.

53:26 – Could CM Punk return to fight Roman or is New Japan and Wrestle Kingdom in the cards?

1:02:31 – All Elite Wrestling’s future direction of Kenny Omega.

1:10:30 – The Young Bucks and how they’ve been used in the first year of All Elite Wrestling.

1:21:10 – Our evaluation of Cody’s time in All Elite Wrestling

1:31:25 – Random stories about Extreme Championship Wrestling

1:41:38 – Top Tag Teams since 1987 (Dudley’s and Road Warriors)

1:49:25 – What’s coming up in Sports Illustrated

1:53:45 – Thoughts on Jon Moxley and his story and how James had an interview with the then Dean Amborse the day after he won Money in the Bank and the WWE Championship.

2:00:45 – Re booking the WWE Championship picture with Edge, Orton, Drew, Miz and Otis