August 20, 2016
On this week's edition of The Straight Shooters wrestling podcast, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross joins Nick and Vaughn as they preview Sunday's SummerSlam event. The guys go over the top matches on the card and also preview NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II.
Ross is also a noted Oklahoma Sooner football enthusiast, so he gives us his thoughts on Lane Johnson and Sam Bradford. It's a must-listen for Eagles fans.
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4:00 - Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton.
7:55 - Seth Rollins vs. Finn Bálor.
10:00 - Ross on debuting Bálor's "Demon King" character on Raw.
11:30 - Ross on WWE having two World Champions.
16:15 - Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler.
16:30 - Ross on Ambrose's appearance on the Stone Cold Podcast.
22:25 - Is WWE choosing Ziggler to make Ambrose better?
23:20 - Ross talks about hiring Mick Foley in 1996 to feud with The Undertaker
24:10 - NBA analogy - "If you want to win the West, you have to defend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar."
27:06 - Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte.
32:33 - John Cena vs. AJ Styles.
35:45 - Ross on the "Class of 2002." [Lesnar, Cena, Orton, Batista, Benjamin]
37:25 - Can't predict injuries. Lane Johnson.
42:30 - Wrestling psychology and win-loss records.
47:26 - NXT TakeOver: Samoa Joe vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.
51:30 - Ross on Nakamura.
54:22 - NXT TakeOver: Asuka vs. Bayley.
57:14 - NXT TakeOver: The Revival vs. Gargano/Ciampa
1:01:05 - Lane Johnson and Sam Bradford talk.