The Major Wrestling Figure Podcast

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Ryan Crowley
 Oct 26, 2018
Excellent wrestling figure podcast. Lots of information and rare figures.

Tough Tom
 Sep 21, 2018
Best wrestling action figure podcast to date. Always a fun listen and can't wait for a new episode every week.

Description

Join Matt Cardona (WWE Superstar Zack Ryder) and Brian Myers (WWE Superstar Curt Hawkins) as they talk about one of their favorite hobbies, collecting wrestling toys! Each week listen to two members of Mattel's “Elite Squad” chat about the latest news, upcoming releases, toy history, vintage collecting and much more!

Episode Date
The Lex Luger that got away
01:49:30

This week on the podcast we are back with info on one of the craziest shake ups in the vintage figure collecting world! But first we start off with some memories and stories from Houston Texas (2:40).The Good Housekeeping segment comes next this week (3:28) and we go over the new Major WF Pod Pin out NOW ( 5:11) and this weeks Giveaway's (8:40) plus the Holiday Toy Drive (11:42). Weekly purchases (16:05) starts a little earlier this week but we go in depth about the recent Lex Lugar and Doink hand painted prototypes recently discovered on eBay (16:55).  Matt talks about why he thinks they are real, and the lengths he went to get the Doink.  Matt then sneaks in an update when he got the figure in hand (44:28).  This is a MUST HEAR!   The guys then do a live unboxing of new Road Dogg and Triple H figures (48:56) and then we get this weeks Ringside top ten (1:04:10).  News (1:06:59), Incarnation of Domination (1:12:38), WTF Figure of the WEAK (1:20:17) and our Q and A (1:26:13) round out the show.  Not before we get this weeks two top reviews (1:42:17) and a story about a new retro commercial (1:44:51)!  SCRATCH THAT ITCH!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @MajorWFPod , @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Dec 07, 2018
Those... Two... Edge Guys!
01:10:52

This week on the podcast we are back with another figure filled episode! But first we start off with some memories and stories from Milwaukee Wisconsin (2:37). Brian's main memory actually still haunts him (3:32). We then talk about this weeks Giveaway's (7:10) plus the Holiday Toy Drive (9:18) including a Sam Roberts Challenge (13:45). Next, the guys talk about the Major WF Pod pin success, announce the new one and reveal a VERY SPECIAL raffle prize (16:09)! The Good Housekeeping segment comes next this week (19:15) followed by the Itunes reviews and winners (20:40). Weekly purchases (24:24), News (42:30), Ringside top ten (49:51), Incarnation of Domination w/ Arn Anderson (52:14) and out Q and A (58:10) round out the show! SCRATCH THAT ITCH!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @MajorWFPod , @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Nov 30, 2018
Wrestling Figure News with Bill Miekina from Mattel!
01:30:09

This week on the podcast we are joined by Bill, Robert and Steve from Mattel to hear news straight from the horses mouth!.  But first we start off with some memories and stories from L.A. (01:10). We then talk about his weeks Giveaway's plus the new Itunes reviews winners (3:28).  The Good Housekeeping segment comes next this week (8:43) followed by talk about the Major Wrestling Figure Holiday Toy Drive (14:32).  Weekly purchases (18:50) gets interesting this episode when we first talk about How we send stuff...The Cheapest possible! (33:19)  We also get to do an unboxing a set of "Loyal Subjects" mini figures (36:23).  After that we do the Ringside top 10 (41:29) and then sit down with the Mattel team to discuss the recent news about the Ultimate figure line and a few more tidbits (44:22).  We close out the show with The Incarnation of Domination on DDP (101:24), the WTF Fig of the WEAK (110:43) and of course, the Q and A (115:49).  SCRATCH THAT ITCH!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @MajorWFPod , @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Nov 23, 2018
Chad Gable opens up about the DooDoo Orange/Brown Basic
01:06:10

The guys are finally back from Europe talking about some memories from Kansas City (1:35). Find out this weeks winner of the Chase Variant Curt Hawkins figure and this weeks NEW giveaway (2:36). In a VERY important announcement, we detail everything you need to know about our HUGE Toy Drive associated with Toys for Tots...the Major Wrestling Figure Holiday Toy Drive (3:40)!  The guys then fly through good housekeeping (6:12), and talk about their Weekly Purchases (16:05).  BTW, did you see all the boxes they had waiting for them at home?  Brian and Matt can't help but respond to Sam Roberts again this week (22:02) and then we get a very special confession from Brian regarding a certain Bush Man 23:38)!  Then, check out this weeks News (28:47), “Ringside top ten” (34:34), and WTF Figure of the Week (36:44).  This weeks fig is a Mattel Basic Series 88 Chad Gable and we actually have Gable himself on the pod to discuss this DooDoo Orange/Brown monstrosity (37:24)! After that we have a cool Incarnation of Domination (45:37) featuring the Dudley Boys.  Then the guys close out the show with a great Q and A (51:49) including a literal "drop in" from a roommate (53:48).  SCRATCH THAT ITCH!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @MajorWFPod , @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Nov 16, 2018
A Burglar in Brian's House!
01:18:48

We're back this week LIVE from across the pond as Brian and Matt start the show by talking about some memories from Manchester, England (1:06). They quickly go into the “Good Housekeeping” segment and giveaways (2:37). Also...did you know...that there is now someone with a Major Wrestling Figure Podcast Tattoo and his name may or may not be Hornswoggle (15:09)? This week the guys fly through their weekly purchases but not before Matt sings a very special song (23:15). Then, check out this weeks “Ringside top ten” (40:09), News (44:02), Incarnation of Domination (48:21) and WTF Fig of the week (54:45)! The guys close out the show with a cool Q and A (59:34) but not before we hear a crazy story from Brian about a possible Burglar in his house (1:01:54)

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @MajorWFPod , @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Nov 09, 2018
Dolph Ziggler Talks Toys and Bill Miekina responds!
01:48:28

We're here to show the world our Wrestling Figures!!! This week we have our first sit down guest when we talk with Dolph Ziggler about his Toy collecting and childhood! But first we open the show discussing the phone calls the guys made to T-Shirt buyers this week (1:36). We even include a specific call that had the boys laughing (2:02). Earlier this week we asked for survey responses and got our goal in a few hours! We announce the survey winner (4:40) and then discuss the giveaway this week (5:08) as well as last weeks winners (5:51). The guys discuss some Charlotte, NC memories (10:35) and then head into this weeks “Good Housekeeping” (11:28). In that seg, we get a “Dudegate” follow up (14:10) and a response to Sam Roberts for his recent interview with Bill Miekina (14:48). Speaking of Bill, our producer was able to get an actual comment from Bill after the monumental court case! (18:01)! It's an INSANE mega weekly purchases segment this week, (20:03) because Broski went BACK to the storage unit (31:30) And both of the guys visited the Highspots warehouse in NC (49:06). The news is pretty fun (107:00) and so is the “Incarnation of Domination” discussing the British Bulldog (117:00). Very interesting questions round out our Q&A (121:39) and is Sam Roberts is missing (131:42)? Finally we close out the show with the Zig man himself, Detolph...err, uh I mean, DOLPH ZIGGLER (134:19)!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Nov 02, 2018
Wrestling Figure Court with Mick Foley!
01:11:55

ALL RISE for the first installment of Wrestling Figure Court!  But first, the guys open the show like usual with Providence, RI memories (1:30). They then move on to "Good Housekeeping" (4:27) and talk about the giveaway winner and the new giveaway for this week (5:06). The guys rapid fire some weekly Purchases (15:00), but Zack goes into detail about visiting the most epic storage unit of all time (23:00)!  We get the figure news (36:00), this weeks Incarnation of Domination (41:15), Razor Ramon and the ever popular wtf figure of the week (47:00).  The guys then take two quick questions from the listeners (50:30) but then move over to the MAIN EVENT! Wrestling Figure Court (57:27) closes out the show!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Oct 26, 2018
The night Matt ripped Rory's tights off
01:42:20

Episode 9 starts off with some memories of Philly that Matt was actually prepared to talk about (1:30) including a famous story about the man that opened the show this week, Rapid Delivery Rory Fox (5:38)! Find out the giveaway winner and new giveaway for this week (13:20) and then hear some good house keeping (16:10). The guys talk about a fan who reached out about the Hasbro Ric flair looking exactly like the graphic in the “Royal Rumble” Super Nintendo game (26:00). THEN, here a major update on the Dude Love Fiasco (28:00). Matt and Brian then move into weekly purchases (32:00) and talk a lot about Matts new collection plan. After that, hear this weeks Ringside Top Ten (56:30), News (101:00), Incarnation of Domination (114:30) and WTF Figure segments (119:45)! The guys once again close out the show with a very deep and heartfelt Q and A segment (124:45).

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Oct 19, 2018
Bill is going to wrestling figure court!
01:41:47

Episode 8 starts out with a heated argument over valet parking and where the arena is (1:30.  Brian then tells an embarrassing story about a lefty dap with Shane McMahon and Matt (4:00).  The guys get some "good house keeping" off their chest (6:20) and move into this weeks contest winner and the new contest for next week (9:30)!  In the house keeping, the guys address the toys r us rumors (18:00) and "figure fraud" with more info on the controversial dude love figure (24:00).  We hear about weekly purchases (28:20) and Matt and Brian play a new Ebay game about saved searches (37:50).  Have you ever wondered what Marty Scurll collects (46:30)?  Matt then reviews Dusty and other figures live on air but is one broken (49:00)?  The guys then go into the Figure news (102:44) and the Ringside top ten (107:20).  Dont miss this weeks "Incarnation of Domination" (109:45) and WTF Figure(s) of the week (117:00).  They finish out the episode with questions from YOU! (124:00).

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Oct 12, 2018
Thousand Dollar Broski
01:45:10

We got a long one folks! The guys open the show with some Seattle memories or lack there of (2:00) and move right into housekeeping (2:30)! Find out the winner of this weeks giveaway (3:50) and the new giveaway for next week. Then, hear all about their new youtube show that is out NOW (9:54)! James Ellsworth signed his fig and left it at a store (17:15)! Uh oh...what is wrestling figure court, it might make Bill sweat!? (18:50) Find out what the guys purchased this week (23:45). Did Matt let a stranger into his home for a prototype? (39:51). Every one has a price for the Thousand Dollar Broski (51:19). Then it's time for the figure news (58:30). This news today is featuring an EXCLUSIVE that no other podcast is reporting (108:20). Why does Zack really like Alexander Wolf (110:40)  What's on tap for this weeks Incarnation of Domination (114:13)? WTF Fig of the Week is Val Venis, but which one? (1:20:09) Then the guys finish up with questions from you, including another embarrassing story! (128:09)

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Oct 05, 2018
An Evening with the Boys & The Toys
01:31:59

There are lots of stories in episode 6 of the POD including one right off the bat about a crazed fan in Colorado that tried to take out La Familia (1:58). The guys then get into Good housekeeping (4:02) and talk about an update on wrestlers with multiple promotion figs (4:27), why the rock had tights in his first figure (9:00), and a story about Zack's mania entrance gear (18:40). Then they give out the winner of last weeks contest and the new contest for this week (21:20)! Hear about the new purchases this week including more S.T.O.M.P. (27:40) and articulated 5 inch LJN prototypes (45:10). The figure news (51:33) leads into a story about a WILD party that you can NOT miss if you enjoy embarrassing hornswoggle anecdotes (58:23)! Owen Hart is this weeks Incarnation of Domination (102:00) and is the WTF Figure of the week Dude Love (109:19)? Then they close out the shows with questions from YOU (115:00).

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Sep 28, 2018
The Holy Grail Tugboat Hasbro
01:17:57

Zack finds one of the holiest of holy grails in the old Hasbro line in the fifth episode of the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast! The guys start with good house keeping (1:42). Find out this weeks Major WF Pod giveaway! (2:45). Feedback from last weeks episode...Mrs. Myers isn't pleased. (6:10).  Next check in with everything the guys hunted for this week.  Let's just say, lots of CIA action...in paradise! (11:25)  What did Bobby Rude buy? (13:37).  Hear the story behind Brians signed MOC collection in his garage and why Matt tried to ruin it (33:47).  then hear from Matt about his tugboat (42:02)! No news this week, so here is the ringside top ten! (48:09), then they go right into the favorite version of, segment now called the Incarnation of Domination brought to you by ringside collectables (50:28). Do you know all the wrestlers with figures from more than 2 companies? (52:50)  WTF Fig of the WEEK (59:06)! Then, Brian and Matt close out the show with questions from YOU (104:34)  This segment brought to you by prowrestlingtees.com!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Sep 21, 2018
Macho Man's Nipples in a Fig Bath!
01:14:22

Let's take a Fig bath in the fourth Episode of the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast! The guys start with a bit of House Keeping (1:13). Find out this weeks Major WF Pod giveaway! (5:25). You have to hear about the MAJOR list of purchases from the guys this week including a new, NEW obsession for Brian (6:23) Yes another new collection. Wait...A Fig bath (10:46)? Sam Roberts has a figure collection, but it's HOT garbage (15:25). Hear about this weeks figure news (32:54), then they go right into the favorite version of, segment possibly now called the Incarnation of Domination (42:19). WTF Fig of the WEEK (51:07)! Finally the Brian and Matt close out the show with questions from YOU (54:21)!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Sep 14, 2018
Inferno matches...in the bedroom!
01:20:14

Here we go for third Episode of the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast! The guys start with a bit of House Keeping (2:50) which to Brian's dismay, means tying up some loose ends from last week. Find out the first OFFICIAL giveaway for the podcast and the rules (9:30). You have to hear about the MAJOR list of purchases from the guys this week including a new obsession for Brian (10:49). Then, the guys confess in a new segment what items they are desperate to find (22:49). Hear about this weeks figure news (30:39), then they go right into the favorite version of, segment (38:42). NEW SEG COMING IN HOT, WTF Fig of the WEEK (47:05)! Finally the Brian and Matt close out the show with questions from YOU (52:02) and you especially do NOT want to miss stories from their personal figure federations at the very end (106:00)!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Sep 07, 2018
Cats steal a prototype head!
50:52

Join Matt and Brian for the first Full Episode of the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast! But wait, is this episode 1 or 2? Find out what the guys bought this week in the figure world (2:30). Find out the difference between a prototype and a sample (3:30). Did Brian ever get Matt back for the Mania 20 debacle (4:10). Who stole Matt's Razor Ramon prototype head (7:20)? Then they get into some action figure news (19:00). You can also join them this week for the first edition of “favorite version of,” (name subject to change), where they discuss their favorite figure of a specific superstar...this week, EDGE (25:00)! Whats a peg warmer (26:30)? Then, they finish off the show this week with some great questions from listeners (32:00)! Oh an also...did a bear destroy Matt's vintage Bret Hart shirt? (47:00). All this and more in episode 2!...or 1?

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @MajorWFPod , @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Aug 31, 2018
Pilot - The Major WF Pod
27:57

Join Matt Cardona (WWE Superstar Zack Ryder) and Brian Myers (WWE Superstar Curt Hawkins) as they talk about one of their favorite hobbies...collecting wrestling toys! Each week these two members of Mattel's “Elite Squad” chat about the latest news, upcoming releases, toy history, vintage collecting and much more! As lifelong wrestling fans and wrestling memorabilia experts, these two have plenty to say about the world of wrestling collectables. They started the obsession as kids and continued it through adulthood, and now as wrestling superstars they now have their own figures and merchandise and an insiders look at the wrestling figure business. PLUS, with all their friends in wrestling, you never know who could make an appearance each episode! If you collect anything wrestling, this is the podcast for you!

Hosts:
Brian Myers: From Queens, NY, Brian Myers has been collecting toys since he was a child and just never stopped. Known to many as WWE Superstar Curt Hawkins, Brian has been wrestling for the WWE for over 10 years. After a brief stint on the Indies, Brian is now back and in the middle of the most epic losing streak in the history of wrestling! Brian can also be found as the head trainer of Create A Pro Wrestling Academy in Hicksville, NY.  Brian loves ECW figures, rare retro toys and the current Mattel collection.

Matt Cardona: From Long Island, NY, Matt Cardona has one of the best vintage wrestling figure collections on the planet. His collection includes many pre-production and prototype items. Known to many as WWE Superstar Zack Ryder, Matt familiarized himself with fans as the host of Z! True Long Island Story, a popular YouTube show that chronicled his life. Matt collects many other things in addition to wrestling figures. His toy room is full of Ghostbusters, Star Wars, Rocky, Ninja Turtles, Funko Pops, and much more!

When:
Each Friday morning

Where:
Wherever you get your podcasts

Social Media:
Twitter: @zackryder , @TheCurtHawkins
Instagram: @zryder85 , @TheCurtHawkins

Aug 23, 2018