Running Wild Podcast: Extreme Rules 2018 Review, NJPW G1 Climax Nights 1 & 2 Thoughts

Extreme Rules 2018

Running Wild Podcast’s Rich Laconi and Runz bring you another episode of wrestling discussion. Sharing their thoughts on all the latest in the world of professional wrestling.

On this episode of Running Wild Podcast, the guys share their immediate WWE Extreme Rules review. Discuss the first two New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Tournament matches and cover the news of Ring of Honor and NJPW running at Madison Square Garden on April 6.

The guys go through the Extreme rules card match by match. Discussing the fan breakdown during the Roman Reigns match (again), the tag title change and what WWE can do moving forward to be sure not to lose the fans at Summerslam the way they did here.

The two then delve into NJPW’s G1 tournament, covering the matches that have happened so far and which ones are the ones to watch.

Lastly, the guys talked about Jeff Cobb possibly signing with Ring of Honor and role he might play in the company upon his arrival. The two also chat about ROH/NJPW running at Madison Square Garden and if the show will sell out.

NJPW G1 Climax Nights 1 & 2, WWE Extreme Rules 2018 Review

About Running Wild Podcast

Two longtime friends Rich Laconi and Runz run wild on everything and anything professional wrestling each week. They might talk about their experiences at an indy show, discuss what happened on WWE RAW, NXT, or even ROH or anything that strikes their fancy today.

Rich Laconi

A high school English teacher whose love of Shakespeare is only eclipsed by his passion for professional wrestling. An Editor for the Last Word on Sports wrestling department, he frequents as many WWE, ROH and independent wrestling shows as possible. Grew up a fan of Macho Man Randy Savage and Ric Flair, but now he pulls for heels, except for Kevin Owens. You can read his weekly work on Ring of Honor at PW Ponderings.


Wrestling connoisseur. Lifetime New Yorker who hates all New York teams. Consistently gets mistaken for Action Bronson. Once too sweet’d Hulk Hogan. Kevin Owens is his hero.

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