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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Taz

In this episode of the AEW Unrestricted podcast, Taz talks about his wrestling start in Puerto Rico, learning kayfabe the hard way, and the inspiration behind the Human Suplex Machine. He also shares stories from his days traveling with Paul Heyman, ECW, his feud with Bam Bam Bigelow, and making the jump to WWE. Plus, discover how Taz was able to leave WWE on his own terms, and what he loves most about AEW. Listen to the full interview below.

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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Bobby Fish

Bobby Fish made a big splash on AEW DYNAMITE when he challenged Sammy Guevara for the TNT Championship. In the latest episode of the AEW Unrestricted podcast, he explains how quickly that match came together, what it was like getting in the ring with Bryan Danielson after 10 years, and how it felt to enter the AEW ring to “Dance Away.” He also talks about the lessons he learned from the late, great Harley Race and wrestling in Japan. He also shares tips on proper mustache care, stories about the wrestling scene in upstate New York when he was getting started, his love of ninjas and Bruce Lee, and his MMA background and training. Below interview with Bobby Fish and key quotes.

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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Daniel Garcia

Daniel Garcia has had an incredible 12 months in wrestling including signing with AEW, teaming with 2point0, and wrestling both CM Punk and Jon Moxley! In the latest AEW Unrestricted podcast episode, he shares what he’s learned from being in the ring with such experienced talent, the one thing that stands out from his match against Jon Moxley, and how a single call to do AEW DARK got the ball rolling for him. Daniel talks about getting started in wrestling, having to wait until he was 18 to attend wrestling school, and training with AEW’s The Blade. Plus, Daniel speaks to wrestling during the pandemic, the importance of pacing a match, why he likes to look at wrestling in “moments,” tag team chemistry, his love of Joshi wrestling, and when his childhood dream of the NHL turned into a dream of the squared circle! Check out the full interview below.

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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Adam Cole

On the latest episode of the AEW Unrestricted podcast, Adam Cole and Tony Schiavone call a 45-minute truce to give Adam a chance to tell the story of his debut at AEW ALL OUT! He talks about arriving incognito, holing up in a trailer all day, and the incredible “pop” from the crowd when he finally made his entrance. Adam runs through his first conversation with Tony Khan, the moment he made his decision to sign, his first AEW DYNAMITE match against Frankie Kazarian, and his love of the AEW locker room. He also recounts his resurrection on “Being The Elite,” reuniting with his old friends, Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks, the circumstances surrounding his loss to Negative1 (in an unsanctioned match), and the origin of “Adam Cole BayBay!” Plus, Adam talks all things video games including his favorite games and consoles, the first game he ever beat, the character he’d most like to hit with a Panama Sunrise, and how he became a video game collector! Check out the full episode below.

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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Bryce Remsburg

In this episode of the AEW Unrestricted podcast, Ref Aubrey’s personal favorite referee, Bryce Remsburg, is telling stories about “Brittsburgh,” Excalibur, Shaquille O’Neal, and Eddie Kingston. He’s also sharing thoughts on Orange Cassidy’s AEW success, his friendship with Mr. Brodie Lee, his connection with The Young Bucks that ultimately brought him to AEW, and the most ridiculous thing he’s ever been a part of inside a wrestling ring. You’ll discover how Bryce got started as a referee, what it was like reff’ing an invisible man match, and what he believes has been the silver lining of the pandemic. And yes, Bryce Remsburg is his real name! Listen to the full episode below.

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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Anthony Bowens of The Acclaimed

On the AEW Unrestricted podcast, Anthony Bowens explains why Kenny Omega is his favorite AEW wrestler, what he’s learned so far from FTR, and how his parents figure in to his best AEW moment to date. He talks about the formation of The Acclaimed and also speaks candidly about his LGBTQ journey, his decision to come out, and the importance of representation. Plus, you’ll discover what inspired Anthony’s YouTube channel, his new action figure collection, his love of reality TV, and why pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza! Read on for key quotes and the full episode.

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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Malakai Black

In the latest episode of the AEW Unrestricted podcast, Malakai Black reveals the mix of horror movies, music, mythology, and European history that’s influenced and inspired his incredible AEW entrance! He breaks down the evolution of the three light stabs and his name, and he shares the backstage ritualist preparation he undergoes before every match. He also talks about his AEW debut in Miami, how they managed to keep it a secret, brawling with Cody Rhodes, and working with “Daredevil” star Rosario Dawson. He has stories about growing up in the Netherlands, the Dutch wrestling scene, his martial arts background, and his fascination with religion and the occult. Plus, he answers questions about a possible cinematic wrestling match in the future, developing his Blxck Mass clothing line, his cats, and learning to speak English. Keep reading for quotes and the full episode.

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AEW Unrestricted Podcast: Aubrey Edwards and Tony Schiavone

It’s an amazing time to be All Elite, with so many history-making developments, changes, and announcements at the league in recent weeks—so Ref Aubrey Edwards and Tony Schiavone decided a catch-up was in order! They share what it’s been like inside AEW following the arrivals of CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Adam Cole, and Ruby Soho. They speak to AEW DYNAMITE’s return to the road and performing for full-capacity crowds. They talk about AEW DARK’s move to Orlando to tape in front of live audiences, collaborating with other promotions and talent, the growth and development of the AEW Women’s Division, and the launches of AEW FanFest and AEW Heels. Plus, you’ll hear their favorite moments and memories from the pandemic era. Below is the full AEW Unrestricted podcast episode featuring Aubrey Edwards and Tony Schiavone. Enjoy!

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AEW’s Unrestricted Podcast: Fuego Del Sol

Fuego Del Sol is officially All Elite! In the latest episode of the AEW Unrestricted podcast, he explains why he thought his match on RAMPAGE was initially his swan song for AEW. He also speaks to his best friend, Sammy Guevara, surprising him with his AEW contract, how he shared the news and celebrated with his family, what it meant to snap his 40-match losing streak, making a name for himself on Sammy’s Vlog, and the organic growth of his homegrown popularity. Fuego shares the story behind his character and mask, what it means to be Alabama’s #1 Luchador, and how he’s learned from Cody Rhodes, Ethan Page, Lance Archer, Scorpio Sky, and Brian Cage. Plus, he reveals some of his favorite skits from Sammy’s Vlog.

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AEW’s Unrestricted Podcast: Tony Khan

This past weekend was AEW All Out, an incredible landmark event that changed the face of AEW and pro wrestling as a whole. AEW CEO, GM, and Head of Creative Tony Khan returned to the AEW Unrestricted podcast to break down the event’s unbelievable matchups, which included all four Championships being defended, a 21-woman Casino Battle Royal, CM Punk’s historic return to the ring against Darby Allin with Sting, Chris Jericho’s potentially career-ending match versus MJF, an epic bout between Jon Moxley and Satoshi Kojima, and the AEW in-ring debut of Paul Wight. Read on for the full episode and key quotes from Khan.

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