Wrestling with The Champ

Dayten Media

Fake wrestler. Real laughs. We are the funniest ride in wrestling. 🔞Starring Damien St John (himself) and Ant McGinley (Ginger Ninja), this award-nominated podcast pokes fun at the most over-the-top sport of them all... Professional wrestling.Find us on the Sport Social website:https://podcast.sport-social.co.uk/podcast/wrestling-with-the-champ/

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On his way to meet fans at Grapple-con in Norfolk, the Champ finds himself forced into playing a macabre game to save the life of his only friend. And himself. And his mind. All while stuck in a caravan. I mean motorhome.Wrestling With The Champ is written and produced by Ant McGinley and Damien St John.This episode features the voice talents of Adam Jarrell and Jo Milmine. The music you hear appears under creative commons 3.0 and was: Energetic Metal song by The Real Monoton Artist,Congus Bongus by Napping on a Cloud, Pro Sensory by Alex McCulloch, Victory Fanfare by Cynic Music, Dawn of the Apocalypse by Rafael Crux, Rareware by Symphony, R&B Rock Song by LukariKid, Awakening by Ataboi, Alison by Jason Shaw, and Doomed by Alexander Ehlers.

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Oct 22

19 min 4 sec

Amateur professional wrestlers from all over the North come together to celebrate the biggest awards date on the calendar, and the Champ is ready to win again 🏆This episode features the voices of Andrea Fox, Rob Tofield and Neal Mcclelland.Music in this episode includes:8-Bit Bossa by JothHappy Lullaby (Song 17) by Cynic MusicSilver Hearh by GeriArtWeird Wall by Slice MusicWater Lily by TomHUKHeavy Rock 1 by Caffeine Creek BandFire Drill by Alexis Ortiz SofieldFlowering by Sodiac OfficialFuture Shmup by James GargetteEpic by TwisteriumMorning In A Big City by Alexsey NemiroUndead Rising by Matthew PabloGears of Progress by Section 31Various sounds by David McKee (ViRiX)Written and produced by Damien St John and Ant McGinley.

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Oct 1

15 min 39 sec

It's all about the feels as we look back over the most painful injuries the Champ has suffered everywhere from a flaming farm, to a very famous street in Weatherfield.Along the way we learn some of the tricks of the trade - both the dirty ones, and those created by Hollywood magic, and we also learn a thing or two about anatomy. Starring in order of appearance: Ant McGinley, Damien St John, and Dan Mellins,Wrestling With The Champ was created by Damien St John. Written and Produced by Ant McGinley and Damien St John, Music Featured in this episode:Kick In The Head by Bobby HarrisonHappy Synths by 3xBlastOverdrive by Centurion of WarSecond Cruise by Congus BongusJazz Mastered by Pro SensoryTrip to Home by LesfmRough Road by GeriArtDubstep Trap by Mellomaker88Gears of Progress by Section 31End of Journey by Steffen DaumCopyright 2020-2021 Ant McGinley and Damien St John

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Aug 28

16 min 56 sec

As the UK begins to open up after lockdown, we take to the water for the first-ever Bruise Cruise, as the guys broadcast live from the HMS Tony Warren as it sails down the Manchester Ship Canal. Legendary nearly man The Fish speaks exclusively before attempting to win the championship belt for the first time, and there is a surprise winner of the inaugural PWF Overweight Battle Royale.Starring in order of appearance: Damien St John, Ant McGinley, Rich Hall, Rob Verdon, Caroline Verdon, Wayne Allsop, Dan Mellins, Megan Hayward, and Paul McGinley.Wrestling With The Champ was created by Damien St John. Written and Produced by Ant McGinley and Damien St John, with additional production from Lewis Reeves. Additional sound FX by Will Leamon. Sciencenet Theme - Kevin MacleodDark Alleys, Dark Times - Belmont RepublicWinds of Stories - HorrorPenChiptune Adventures stage 2 - Juhani JunkalaSilly Intro - Alexander NakaradaRoller Fever - Loyalty Freak MusicThe Gears of Progress - Section 31Prepare Your Swords - Bojidar Marinov

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Jun 19

16 min 49 sec

The true story behind one of the most infamous moments of the Champ's career comes to light, as Damien uncovers who was behind the ritual humiliation.To help them they welcome childhood starlet turned wrestler Kid Milk. and one of the Ginger Ninjas' many dream women, saucy singer Liz Love.And Nigel shaves his balls for money. You can do the same just by entering the word NIGEL at checkout at manscaped.comStarring in order of appearance: Ant McGinley, Damien St John, Jack Johnson and Beccy Spurrit.Wrestling With The Champ was created by Damien St John. Written and Produced by Ant McGinley and Damien St John, with additional production from Lewis Reeves. Additional sound FX by Will Leamon. Music featured on this episode was: Loyalty Freak Music - Mega MetalNene - Theme Song [8-BIT]YD - BangBangHael DB - Guitar LicksThe Freeharmonic - TridentAdventure - Rafael KruxSteeps of Destiny - Alexandr Zhelanov

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May 8

21 min 45 sec

While taking over his local community radio station, The Champ is brought face to face with painful memories thanks to the leader of the Neighbourhood Wrestling Alliance, a faction of wrestlers the Ginger Ninja was never able to beat. And speaking of beatings, brand new WWE NXT UK Tag Team Champions Pretty Deadly pop in for an exclusive interview.Starring in order of appearance: Caroline Verdon, Ant McGinley, Sefanie Johnson, Damien St John, David Scott, Megan Hayward Rachel Graham, Alex Whitely, Lewis Howley and Sam Stoker.Wrestling With The Champ was created by Damien St John. Written and Produced by Ant McGinley and Damien St John, with additional production from Lewis Reeves.

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Mar 28

20 min 55 sec

February is the month of love and cupid's arrow is taking aim at the PWF champion.Starring: Damien St John, Ant McGinley, Charles Commins, Dawn Bailey and Samuel Thomas.

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Feb 26

17 min 57 sec

The Champ is grilled by socially-awkward TV presenter Giles P. Hertz, as he prepares to release his charity Christmas single.________________Starring:Ant McGinley, Damien St John and Dan Maudsley________________Music credits:Rafael Kruz - InspirationRafael Kruz - Epic Boss BattleCynic Music - Awake!Joshua Valencia - Band PracticeLewis Redner - O Little Town of BethlehemKevin Bennett - I Want To Wrestle Santa (Introduction)Alexander Nakarada - I Want To Wrestle Santa (Main theme)

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Dec 2020

11 min 57 sec

This Halloween, the Champ gets to grips with one of wrestling's most puzzling unsolved mysteries... The sudden disappearance of Andy Bacon.-----------------------------------Starring:Ant McGinley, Damien St John, Colin Christensen, Harry Stachini, Hayley Ellis and Mick Ferry.-----------------------------------Music credits:Parhelion, Find Them and Halloween Theme 1 by Alexander NakaradaOn Patrol by Section 31Enchanted Tiki 86 by Cynic MusicCoexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music

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Oct 2020

21 min 59 sec

The new PWF champion has been missing for months. Damien follows up on a lead in the hope he can track down the reclusive wrestling legend.-----------------------------------Starring:Alex Boardman, Ant McGinley and Damien St John.-----------------------------------Music credits:Beyond Part 2 by Alexander NakaradaLe Baguette by Alexander Nakarada

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Sep 2020

12 min 37 sec

Join us ringside for the main event, as the Pub Wrestling Federation finally re-opens its doors.-----------------------------------Starring:Colin Leggo, Philip Simon, Ciaran Saward, Ant McGinley, and Damien St John.

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Aug 2020

18 min 38 sec

A famous wrestling pundit exposes the Champ's worst and most embarrassing moments.-----------------------------------Starring:Rob Tofield, Ant McGinley and Damien St John.-----------------------------------

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Aug 2020

6 min 6 sec

34 titles won, 34 opponents destroyed. Hear from Snake, Man O' Few Words and Mr. Nice Guy as the Champ discusses his early PWF success-----------------------------------Starring:Mick Tully, Max Cavenham, Andrew Wilson, Ant McGinley and Damien St John-----------------------------------

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Jul 2020

21 min 29 sec

The Champ answers your burning questions as he rifles through an unopened bag of fan mail-----------------------------------Starring: Ant McGinley-----------------------------------

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Jul 2020

8 min 54 sec

With the PWF on the brink of collapse how did this event change the future of the company forever?-----------------------------------Starring:Pat Sharp, Jason Webster, Paul Jones and Lindsey Sykora-----------------------------------

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Jun 2020

18 min 49 sec

For this special Father's Day episode, the Champ and his former manager discuss the early years.-----------------------------------Starring: John Walker, Ant McGinley and Damien St John.-----------------------------------

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Jun 2020

6 min 59 sec

On the debut episode of his podcast, the Champ is forced to address some unfinished business with his last opponent.-----------------------------------Starring:Tom Campbell, Ant McGinley and Damien St John.-----------------------------------

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Jun 2020

19 min 46 sec

Why do wrestlers wear masks?

May 2020

1 min 38 sec

Just who is the Ginger Ninja?

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May 2020

1 min 29 sec