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The Straight Shooters

The Straight Shooters

The best and worst of pro wrestling covered weekly by Nick Piccone (PhillyInfluencer.com, FoxPHLGambler.com) and Vaughn Johnson (PhiladelphiaEagles.com). Since 2015, the duo has produced compelling, unique, and entertaining weekly episodes along with special exclusive content on Patreon ... Live commentary specials before they were cool, deep dives into entire pay-per-view events, movies, documentaries, and career retrospectives, high profile guests, current product analysis, and much more! ... Become a patron at patreon.com/shootersradio

Recent Episodes

334: NXT TakeOver - Brooklyn 4 Deep Dive (8/18/18)

Aug. 17, 2022

This week, we head back to 2018 NXT for a Patreon request! We're diving deep into NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4, where Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano would vie for the NXT Championship in a Last Man Standing Match. Shayna Basz…

333: WCW Road Wild '97 Deep Dive

Aug. 10, 2022

The greatest wrestling week of Nick's life ends with WCW Road Wild '97 live from Sturgis, South Dakota. Lex Luger would lose to "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan, the Steiner Brothers wouldn't win the WCW World Tag Team Championships, …

332 Part 2: WCW Monday Nitro - August 4, 1997 Deep Dive

Aug. 1, 2022

This episode of WCW Monday Nitro is one of Nick's top wrestling shows ever. He recounts how he recorded the replay of this show on VHS, in addition to some other adult-oriented items on that VHS. Hey, we were coming up on WC…

332 Part 1: WWE SummerSlam 2022 Thoughts

Aug. 1, 2022

In the first part of this two-part episode, Nick and Vaughn discuss and react to SummerSlam 2022 - the first premium live event for the Triple H creative tenure. What did the guys think about it? They go match-by-match with …

BONUS: Nick and Vaughn talking WWE WrestleMania 40 coming to Philly

July 28, 2022

WRESTLEMANIA IS COMING TO PHILLY! And to talk all about it are the guys from Shooters Radio - Nick Piccone and Vaughn Johnson! They join Jon Jansen in the opening segment of the Line Change on Fox Sports Radio The Gambler as…

331 Part 2: WWF Fully Loaded '99 Deep Dive

July 25, 2022

In what could only be described as divine intervention, this week is our WWF Fully Loaded '99 deep dive courtesy of a Patreon request. It was billed as the End of an Era as if Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated The Undertaker …