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The Squared Circle Psychobabble is a wrestling podcast which covers the latest news and rumors in All Elite Wrestling and WWE.

Episodes

The Greatest Heel Turns of All Time

After Dean Ambrose and Johnny Gargano both made memorable heel turns this week, we count down the 10 greatest heel turns in wrestling history!

Included are heel turns from Bret Hart, Vince McMahon, Shawn Michaels, Andre the Giant and more. 

Who is going to Crown Jewel?

In the WWE News, Hulk Hogan is rumored to be making his return and going to Saudi Arabia while John Cena and Daniel Bryan are refusing to perform for WWE Crown Jewel. Are these two pieces of news shoots or works?

Wyatt Family Reunion?

Wrestling Observer Newsletter is saying that WWE is talking about a Wyatt Family Reunion. Are the rumors true?

 

A surprised Entrant for the 2019 Royal Rumble

Michael makes a bold prediction for someone to make a surprise entrant in the 2019 Royal Rumble. Who can it be?

Who started the Women's Evolution?

Ralph says Paige. Michael says the Four Horsewomen (Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Bayley and Sasha Banks). The discussion in this week's swerve me wrong.wya

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October 21, 2018

Mount Rushmore of Wrestling

The Mount Rushmore of Wrestling

Earlier this week, Eric Bischoff gave his Mount Rushmore of Wrestling this week on the Pancakes and Powerslams podcast. He said he includes Hulk Hogan, Vince McMahon, Ric Flair and Stone Cold Steve Austin. Ralph and Michael agree with his Mount Rushmore?

 

Chris Jericho, Jim Ross and Shahid Khan to Start a New Wrestling Promotion?

Rumors are circulating that Y2J Chris Jericho and Hall of Fame Commentator Jim Ross are starting a new wrestling promotion with the financial backing of Shahid Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Also, the rumor is that Bullet Club Elite is on board with the promotion sending Cody, The Young Bucks, Marty Scurll, Kenny Omega, and Hangman Page there after their respective Ring of Honor and NJPW contracts expire. AXS TV is rumored to be television this promotion when it comes to fruition in late 2019, early 2020.

 

Ronda Rousey Rumors

A lot of Ronda Rousey rumors this week. Rumor has it that the promo she cut on Nikki Bella on the October 15th episode of Raw was written entirely by herself. Ronda Rousey could be heading to WWE Total Divas on this upcoming season to help with the ratings.

The Main Event of Wrestlemania 35 will be...

Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte Flair is rumored to be the main event of Wrestlemania 35 at Metlife Stadium. If it happens it will be the main event in Wrestlemania history to include women. 

 

Who Should Main Event WWE Evolution?

Who should main event WWE Evolution? Ronda Rousey vs. Nikki Bella or Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch. Ralph and Michael discuss in this week's Swerve Me Wrong Segment.

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Will WWE Cancel Crown Jewel?

 

With the news of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed by the orders of the Saudi Government, U.S. Senators including CT's own Chris Murphy has advised WWE to cancel WWE Crown Jewel on November 2nd in Saudi Arabia.

While WWE said they are monitoring the situation, news have developed over the weekend and we are hearing that either the show will get cancelled or moved to somewhere like the UK. Vince McMahon should seek advise from Donald Trump, his wife Linda, and one of his Main Event wrestlers Kane, who is mayor of Knox County.

Will WWE Cancel Crown Jewel? Ralph and Michael Discuss.

Will The Miz Bring The WWE Champion Back to "Releavance"?

On this week's episode of Smackdown Live, The Miz cut an amazing promo on Daniel Bryan and AJ Styles. In talking to the WWE Championship, he told Styles “The WWE Championship has never been more irrelevant and less prestigious. You wanna know why it doesn't headline pay-per-views? Look in the mirror." 

If The Miz is to become the WWE Champion, will he raise the prestige of the title like he has before with the Intercontinental and US Championships

Shoot or Work - Weekly Wrestling Rumors

Chelsea Green has reportedly signed with WWE and has gone to the NXT Performance Center.

HBK could have a match in place at Wrestlemania 35

Bullet Club Elite might jump ship to WWE

Khabib Nurmagomedev tweets he has been contacted by WWE.

 

Swerve Me Wrong: Vince Needs The Attitude Era Guys

A lot of people in the IWC believe that Vince doesn't trust his current roster and needs the Attitude Era Guys like Triple H, Undertaker, Kane, The Rock, and Shawn Michaels to make appearances to improve the ratings. Michael tries to convince otherwise in the 10 minute segment. 

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Comparing AJ Styles and HBK Shawn Michaels

Is AJ Styles the Next HBK? Ralph and Michael Valente make the comparison of AJ Styles and HBK Shawn Michaels.

Also, At Fighting Spiriting Unleashed, the second ever Triple Threat Match for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship is announced. It will be the IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega vs. the IWGP US Champion Cody vs. Kota Ibushi at King of Pro Wrestling. Michael and Ralph's Fighting Spirit Unleashed Review and Reactions.

WWE Super Showdown Review and Reactions

Shoot or Work Rumors:

Ralph and Michael Address the WWE Return Rumor that WWE will be signing Batista for one last run after smackdown 1000. Could this potentially lead to the Batista HHH Wrestlemania rumor as well?

Rumor has it that the 2019 Royal Rumble Winner will be a Repeat. Michael and Ralph Shoot or work this Royal Rumble 2019 rumor.

The Chris Jericho rumors are circulating again. This time rumor has hit that Jericho is going to Impact. More specifically, Impact Wrestling Bound for Glory on October 14th. We answer the question is Jericho going to Impact?

Ralph and Michael discuss the Survivor Series 2018 rumor and Team Angle vs Team Corbin rumor with the Raw GM job on the line.

In Swerve Me Wrong, WWE ratings hit an all-time time low. Smackdown ratings keep dropping. Many fans blame bad booking, but Michael disagrees and says it's the way television programs are watched today with the WWE Youtube channel being the 8th most subscribed channel on Youtube and streaming providers like Sling TV and DirecTV Now. Why do WWE Ratings Keep Dropping?

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