SI Media Podcast: Featuring pro wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer

Tuesday August 30th, 2016

Episode 74 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features the longtime professional wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer, the editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter and and a writer for

In this 75-minute episode,Meltzer discusses his journalistic approach to covering professional wrestling; how forthcoming wrestlers and WWE management are; how he approaches reporting on WWE vs. MMA; how important technical proficiency is versus mic skills; what he views ESPN’s foray into WWE content and why he’s not convinced they will cover the underbelly of the sport; how Brock Lesnar is treated in WWE as compared to everyone else, the rise of the Diva division; whether Hulk Hogan will return to the WWE; how he finds sources in pro wrestling, the future for Big Cass and Roman Reigns, his relationship with Vince McMahon and Dana White, his thoughts on the Raw/Smackdown split, and much more.

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