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TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown


TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown is a LIVE weekly vidcast based in London, Ontario, Canada that launched on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more.

Chris Maloney & Shawn Bates share their weekly insight alongside others on the current state of the industry, thoughts on weekly television, predictions on upcoming events and much more.

TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown detonates LIVE every Thursday night @ 8PM ET on Facebook Live & YouTube and is available immediately following the show on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, SoundCloud, Spotify and many more 🧨

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Episode 1 | 01.02.2020
Check out the premiere of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14, the current state of All Elite Wrestling, the legacy of Dustin Rhodes, the Canadian Independent Wrestling scene and much more!

   

Episode 2 | 01.09.2020
Check out the second episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on the results of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14, the legacy of Jyushin Thunder Liger, the rise of KENTA, this week’s AEW Dynamite falling flat, the Canadian Independent Wrestling scene and HUGE news from Mid Western Wrestling and much more!

   

Episode 3 | 01.16.2020
Check out the third episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on the passings of Rocky Johnson & La Parka, IMPACT Wrestling: Hard To Kill, Tessa Blanchard, Brian Cage, Marty Scurll, AEW 2023, the Canadian Independent Wrestling scene featuring ECCW, the throwdown of a HUGE challenge for 2021 and much more!

   

The Predictions Show | 01.23.2020
Check out our first Predictions Show as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney, Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling and Clarence Dusome of Mid Western Wrestling shared their picks on NWA Hard Times, WWE Worlds Collide 2020 and WWE Royal Rumble 2020!

  

Episode 4 ft. Doug Trenter & Clarence Dusome | 01.23.2020
Check out the fourth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on All Elite Wrestling, WWE NXT, Jordynne Grace, Dark Order, Matt Hardy, the Canadian Independent Wrestling scene featuring an interview with Doug Trenter & Clarence Dusome of Mid Western Wrestling with some HUGE news and much more!

   

WWE Royal Rumble 2020 Post Show | 01.26.2020
Check out a special Post Show edition of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on WWE Royal Rumble 2020 and paid tribute to the late Kobe Bryant 🙏 #RIPKobeBryant

   

Episode 5 | 01.30.2020
Check out the fifth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on WWE Royal Rumble 2020, WWE Worlds Collide 2020, AEW Dynamite, WWE NXT, NXT TakeOver: Portland, WWE WrestleMania 36, the Edge vs. Randy Orton storyline, the suspension of Andrade, Killer Kross and where he’ll end up, the Canadian Independent Wrestling scene featuring FLQ Wrestling, Smash Wrestling’s 2019 Year End Awards and much more!

   

Episode 6 | 02.06.2020
Check out the sixth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on on the XFL, Timothy Thatcher, Killer Kross, Goldberg, AEW Dynamite, WWE NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling including a preview of New Beginnings presented by Smash Wrestling here in London, ON and an interview with the ‘King of the North’ Carter Mason who looks to destroy ‘The Wrestling Machine’ Tyson Dux in a Street Fight on his way to potentially challenging for the Smash Wrestling Championship at Any Given Sunday 8 later this month and much more!

  

Episode 7 | 02.13.2020
Check out the seventh episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on the XFL, Shayna Baszler, Simone Johnson, Teddy Hart, Jordynne Grace, Nyla Rose, Jeff Cobb, WWE Network PPVs, AEW vs. NXT, NXT TakeOver: Portland, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling including a recap of New Beginnings presented by Smash Wrestling, the OIW Podcast Network, our NEW website and much more!

   

Episode 8 | 02.20.2020
Check out the eighth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on the retirement of Tiger Hattori, AEW Unrestricted, NWA: The Circle Squared, NXT TakeOver: Portland, WWE WrestleMania 36, WWE Hall of Fame – Class of 2020, AEW vs. NXT, a preview of IMPACT! Wrestling: Sacrifice 2020, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling including previews of Femmes Fatales 23 and Any Given Sunday 8 presented by Smash Wrestling, the latest on the OIW Podcast Network, the launch of our NEW website and much more!

  

Episode 9 | 02.27.2020
Check out the ninth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling were joined by fellow Scumbags Steven O’Neil and Daniel Koper to share their thoughts on WWE SuperShowdown 2020, AEW Revolution, New Japan Cup 2020, Samoa Joe, Lance Archer, Tammy Sytch, Tessa vs. Taya, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling including a recap of Any Given Sunday 8 presented by Smash Wrestling, Copyright Strikes and much more!

  

Episode 10 | 03.05.2020
Check out the tenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling were joined by fellow Scumbag Chris ‘Jonesy’ Jones to share their thoughts on AEW Revolution, the potential cancellation of WWE WrestleMania 36, the latest inductee into WWE Hall of Fame – Class of 2020, AEW vs. NXT, AJ Styles, Chelsea Green, Matt Hardy, a preview of WWE Elimination Chamber 2020, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling including a recap of Uprising: 2 Year Anniversary Show presented by Border Town Pro Wrestling, Tyson Dux challenging for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, the Ontario Indy Wrestling March Madness Tournament, the latest on the OIW Podcast Network and much more!

  

Episode 11 ft. ‘The Wavemaker’ Kyle Boone | 03.12.2020
Check out the eleventh episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling were joined by fellow Scumbag Chris ‘Jonesy’ Jones to share their thoughts on COVID-19 and the effect it is having on the industry, ‘The British Bulldog’ Davey Boy Smith getting inducted into WWE Hall of Fame – Class of 2020, David Starr and his exit from wXw, Colby Corino in the NWA, Gronk in the WWE, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling including an announcement by Nug Nahrgang of #AftermathTV featuring Mid Western Wrestling, the Ontario Indy Wrestling March Madness Tournament, the OIW Podcast Network, TNT on Patreon, our LIVE interview with up-and-coming star ‘The Wavemaker’ Kyle Boone and much more!

  

Episode 12 ft. Doug Trenter & Clarence Dusome | 03.20.2020
Check out the twelfth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on COVID-19 and the effect it’s having on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts featuring a LIVE interview with Clarence Dusome & Doug Trenter of Mid Western Wrestling, WWE WrestleMania 36 and whether or not the historic two-night presentation will take place, WWE Hall of Fame – Class of 2020 being postponed to this coming Summer, STARDOM, AEW vs. NXT, The Exalted One, Matt Hardy, Chris Benoit, London Comic Con 2020, the latest in the Ontario Indy Wrestling March Madness Tournament and much more!

  

Episode 13 ft. ‘The Wrestling Machine’ Tyson Dux | 04.09.2020
Check out the thirteenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly vidcast based in Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on WWE WrestleMania 36, UFC 249, TV Tapings, NJPW, Angelina Love, Jordan Devlin, The Ultimate Warrior, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling featuring a LIVE interview with ‘The Wrestling Machine’ Tyson Dux, #Scumbags100 and much more!

  

Episode 14 | 04.16.2020
Check out the fourteenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbags Chris ‘Jonesy’ Jones & Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on the release and furloughs of several WWE Agents & Superstars due to the COVID-19 pandemic, XFL filing for bankruptcy, UFC returning next month, WWE being deemed ‘Essential Business’, Donald Trump’s ‘Economic Revial Group’, Linda McMahon, Pro-Wrestling in Japan, AEW Double or Nothing 2020, IMPACT Wrestling: Rebellion 2020, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, #Scumbags100 and much more!

  

Episode 15 | 04.23.2020
Check out the fifteenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbag Chris ‘Jonesy’ Jones shared their thoughts on Oliver Luck suing Vince McMahon, ‘John’ speaking out against the WWE, Rob Gronkowski returning to the NFL, The Assassination of Dino Bravo, BTE 200, IMPACT! Wrestling: Rebellion 2020 – Night 1, UFC 249, AEW vs. NXT, Canadian Independent Wrestling, The Wrestling Trivia Challenge, #TNTonPatreon and much more!

  

Episode 16 | 05.01.2020
Check out the sixteenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbags Chris ‘Jonesy’ Jones and Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on the potential sale of the WWE, ROH & WWE cancelling and postponing more live events, WWE releasing more talent, the TNT Championship Tournament, the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament, the return of ‘The Modern Day Maharaja’ Jinder Mahal, WWE 2K Battlegrounds, AEW vs. NXT, Canadian Independent Wrestling, the Fantasy Warfare Tournament, #TNTonPatreon and much more!

  

Episode 17 ft. Cody Deaner | 05.07.2020
Check out the seventeenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on the late Owen Hart, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, IMPACT! Wrestling, Cocaine & Cowboy Boots: The Herb Abrams Story, Kevin Owens, WWE Money in the Bank 2020 Predictions, AEW vs. NXT, Canadian Independent Wrestling featuring an interview with Ontario Indy Wrestling & IMPACT! Wrestling star Cody Deaner, the Fantasy Warfare Tournament, #TNTonPatreon and much more!

  

Episode 18 | 05.14.2020
Check out the eighteenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbag Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on WWE Money in the Bank 2020, Becky Lynch, Sami Zayn, Sting, NXT TakeOver: In Your House, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Mike Tyson, Alberto Del Rio, UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje, GSP, The Last Ride of The Road Warriors, AEW vs. NXT, #StevensWrestlingJourney, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, the Fantasy Warfare Tournament and much more!

    

Episode 19 | 05.21.2020
Check out the nineteenth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbags Chris ‘Jonesy’ Jones & Steven O’Neil take part in a very special episode as the Scumbags of Wrestling Podcast takes over the show! Celebrating the #44thCelebrationoftheBirthdays for Shawn, we share our thoughts on the passings of Shad Gaspard & Larry Csonka, the 21st anniversary of Owen Hart’s tragic death, Nigel Lewis’ amazing new shirt design, LuFisto & CZW, WWE, AEW Double or Nothing 2020 predictions and much more!

    

Episode 20 ft. Scott Hunter | 05.28.2020
Check out the twentieth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbag Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on the death of Hana Kimura, AEW Double or Nothing 2020, NXT TakeOver: In Your House, Nia Jax, #FTR, Tyson vs. Jericho, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling featuring a LIVE interview with Ontario Indy Wrestling Ring Announcer & Commentator Scott Hunter, #FWTonTNT and much more!

    

Episode 21 | 06.07.2020
Check out a special twenty-first episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling shared their thoughts on NXT TakeOver: In Your House, UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer, Conor McGregor, Tessa Blanchard, IMPACT Wrestling: Slammiversary 2020, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Rob Gronkowski, Drake Maverick, AEW Fyter Fest 2020, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, #FWTonTNT and much more!

    

Episode 22 | 06.11.2020
Check out the twenty-second episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbag Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on the passing of Mr. Wrestling II, the return of New Japan Pro-Wrestling, NXT TakeOver: In Your House, UFC Fight Island, IMPACT Wrestling: Slammiversary 2020, WWE Backlash 2020 predictions, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, HUGE news regarding upcoming episodes of Fantasy Warfare Tournament presented by TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown and much more!

    

Episode 23 | 06.21.2020
Check out the twenty-third episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbag Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on #SpeakingOut, WWE & COVID-19, New Japan Cup 2020, Backyard PRO, The Undertaker, Edge, Matt Riddle, Shawn Spears, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, #FWTonTNT and much more!

Episode 24 ft. Mike ‘The Ref’ Malowany | 06.25.2020
Check out the twenty-fourth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on the passing of ‘The Horrorshow’ Shaunymo, the latest in the #SpeakingOut movement, the damage COVID-19 is STILL causing in Florida, New Japan Cup 2020, IMPACT! Wrestling, Deonna Purrazzo, Sarah Logan, Zicky Dice, AEW vs. NXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling featuring an interview with Backbreaker Media owner, Win Column Sports Network video content director and Force Pro Wrestling play-by-play man Mike ‘The Ref’ Malowany, #FWTonTNT and much more!

    

Episode 25 ft. Jim Stryder | 07.02.2020
Check out the twenty-fifth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbag Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on New Japan Cup 2020, IMPACT Wrestling: Slammiversary 2020, AEW Fyter Fest 2020, WWE NXT: The Great American Bash 2020, The Good Brothers, Kevin Owens, Tessa Blanchard, Brian Pillman Jr., Sting vs. The Undertaker, #AEWvsNXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling featuring an interview with Tyson Dux Wrestling Factory graduate & Ontario Indy Wrestling star Jim Stryder, #FWTonTNT and much more!

    

Episode 26 ft. Clarence Dusome & Ryan Knight | 07.09.2020
Check out the twenty-sixth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling, fellow Scumbag Steven O’Neil alongside Clarence Dusome of Mid Western Wrestling and Ryan Knight of the Knights of the Squared Circle podcast shared their thoughts on AEW FyterFest 2020 – Night 2, WWE NXT: The Great American Bash 2020 – Night 2, #AEWvsNXT, NJPW New Japan Cup 2020 Final, NJPW Dominion in Osaka-Jo Hall 2020, UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal, Fantasy Warfare Tournament presented by TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown | Greatest World Champions (Final Four) and much more!

Episode 27 | 07.16.2020
Check out the twenty-seventh episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Shawn Bates of the Scumbags of Wrestling alongside fellow Scumbag Steven O’Neil and Ryan Knight of the Knights of the Squared Circle podcast shared their thoughts on the latest on COVID-19 here in Ontario, NJPW New Japan Cup 2020, NJPW Dominion in Osaka-Jo Hall 2020, UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal, AEW Fight For The Fallen 2020, #AEWvsNXT, WWE Ratings, Tammy Sytch, IMPACT Wrestling: Slammiversary 2020, The Horror Show at WWE Extreme Rules 2020, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, #FWTonTNT and much more!

    

Episode 28 | 07.23.2020
Check out the twenty-eighth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney and Steven O’Neil shared their thoughts on IMPACT Wrestling: Slammiversary 2020, The Horror Show at WWE Extreme Rules 2020, the latest signings by IMPACT Wrestling, The North, Sammy Guevara, Joey Ryan, NXT TakeOver: XXX, AEW Women’s Tag Team Cup Tournament: The Deadly Draw, NJPW Sengoku Lord in Nagoya 2020, #AEWvsNXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, #FWTonTNT and much more!

    

Episode 29 | 07.30.2020
Check out the twenty-ninth episode of TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, a LIVE weekly podcast based in London, Ontario, Canada focusing on Pro-Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts, Canadian Independent Wrestling and much more as CWN Founder & Editor Chris Maloney shared his thoughts on NJPW Summer Struggle 2020, CyberFight, WWE Ratings, ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper, Regis Philbin, Kairi Sane, Hiromu Takahashi, MJF, Matt Cardona, Warhorse, Cody Deaner, Khabib Nurmagomedov, #AEWvsNXT, the latest in Canadian Independent Wrestling, #FWTonTNT and much more!

    

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