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Conversations With Love 27: A Conversation With Leo London III

August 7th, 2019

Conversations With Love 27 is LIVE!

This week, Spencer is joined by the first-ever three-time guest of the show, Leo London! It's an exciting time in London's life; finals are over, he's back in the ring and he's currently on the cusp of the biggest match of his career against Mike Quackenbush. Find out more about the life and times of Leo London, including:

  • Tensions with former partner Alex Vanna
  • His recent match with Jay Walker
  • Utilizing social media 
  • An update on Glitter and Armbars
  • How he's preparing for wrestling Mike Quackenbush
  • Moving to Saskatchewan to train
  • What it's like wrestling someone for the first time
  • Facing off against Steve Corino

All that and more in the exclusive interview on the WCSN!

Conversations With Love is proudly brought to you by Beercade YEG, What's the Deal?, Whiteridge IncCowan Graphics, and Indie Empire Magazine.

Conversations with Love 26: A Conversation With Tex Gaines

July 31st, 2019

Conversations With Love 26 is LIVE!

This week, Spencer crosses off a name on his dream interview list, as he chats with former Stampede Wrestling and PWA star Tex Gaines! Find out more about one of Alberta's longest-tenured talents, including:

  • The time he thought he crushed a baby during a match
  • How he began training at the Hart Dungeon
  • The idiosyncrasies of Bruce Hart
  • Wrestling Duke Durrango drunk
  • His appearance on the WWE Network - and why he hates it
  • Wrestling Abdullah the Butcher
  • The art of blading
  • His relationship with Colton Kelly and Houston Moore
  • The worst bumps he's ever taken
  • Bouncing off a table with Chris Steele
  • The worst match of his career
  • An infamous interview with NR92
  • Messing with RCW shows
  • The art of training a professional wrestler

Conversations With Love is proudly brought to you by Beercade YEGWhiteridge IncCowan Graphics, and Indie Empire Magazine.

Conversations With Love 25: A Conversation with Mike Quackenbush

July 23rd, 2019

Episode 25 of Conversations With Love is LIVE!

In this week's episode, tune in as Spencer gets to know the host of 'Til We Make It and the founder of both Chikara and the Wrestle Factory, Mike Quackenbush! In their exclusive interview, find out more about Quackenbush's wide-ranging career as both a trainer and a wrestler on the independent scene, including:

  • His brand-new YouTube series, 'Til We Make It
  • Pre-match preparations and rituals
  • Selecting his opponents for his 25th-anniversary tour
  • Leo London, Quackenbush's scheduled opponent in Winnipeg on September 21st
  • Coming to Manitoba for the first time
  • Why he hates the term "legend"
  • The necessary evil that is social media
  • What you get out of a Mike Quackenbush seminar
  • What differentiates him as a trainer
  • Evaluating talent
  • How he continues to personally improve as a coach
  • The importance of comedic elements in pro wrestling
  • Watching Cesaro face Aleister Black live at Extreme Rules

and more! It's only available in this week's edition of CWL.

Conversations With Love is a WCSN exclusive. Visit wincolumnsports.ca for all your previews, reviews and breaking news in Western Canadian wrestling.

Proudly sponsored by Beercade YEG.

Follow the Network!

Subscribe to 'Til We Make It: YouTube.com/TilWeMakeIt

Mike Quackenbush on Twitter: @MikeQuackenbush

Spencer Love: @SpennyLove_WCS

The WCSN on Twitter: @WCSportsCA

The WCSN on Facebook: The Win Column Sports Network

A Moment with Meniac: Episode 017 | NHL Free Agency and Fyter Fest PPV Podcast Party!

July 7th, 2019

Have a spare moment? Spend it on the Win Column Sports Network!

It's another Meniac Pay-Per-View Podcast Party! Tune in as the former MPW Heavyweight Champion and Mrs. Meniac give their thoughts on AEW's Fyter Fest in real-time. Get their thoughts on:

  • NHL Free Agency (okay, so it's not ALL Fyter Fest)
  • Fyter Fest, the second PPV from All Elite Wrestling

and more on this week's MWM!

A Moment with Meniac is a proud member of the WCSN. Tune in to wincolumnsports.ca for all your previews, reviews and breaking news in Western Canadian wrestling.

Proudly sponsored by Beercade YEG.

Inside the Cru: July 4th feat. Carter Gylander

July 4th, 2019

This week on Inside The Cru, Tyler Yaremchuk chats with newly drafted goaltender Carter Gylander about the draft process, his first development camp, and his goals for next season!

Inside the Cru is a proud member of the Win Column Sports Network. Visit btihockey.com for all of your updates on the Alberta Junior Hockey League

Conversations With Love 24: A Conversation With Maverick Jack

July 3rd, 2019

Episode 24 of Conversations With Love is LIVE!

In this week's brand-new episode, tune in as Spencer gets to know RCW Tag Team Champion Maverick Jack! Listen in on the exclusive interview with the Dirty Inc star and find out more about his wide-ranging career, including:

  • His thoughts on his in-ring style
  • Working with Cody Chimera and why they make such a great team
  • The origins of his tag team with Cody
  • Cutting promos with Dirty Inc.
  • Wrestling with previous factions
  • Pop Culture Pledges in ECCW
  • Participating in -and nailing - ECCW Idol
  • Wrestling in Oregon
  • Getting his start in training in BC
  • His mom's reaction to him wanting to wrestle
  • Taking part in a documentary as part of his first match
  • HIs first opportunities to wrestle on TV
  • Why Jimmy Jacobs is the nicest guy in wrestling

and more! It's only available in this week's edition of CWL.

Conversations With Love is a WCSN exclusive. Visit wincolumnsports.ca for all your previews, reviews and breaking news in Western Canadian wrestling.

Proudly sponsored by Beercade YEG.

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Spencer Love: @SpennyLove_WCS

The WCSN on Twitter: @WCSportsCA

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A Moment with Meniac: Episode 016 | Stomping Grounds PPV Podcast Party!

July 1st, 2019

Have a spare moment? Spend it on the Win Column Sports Network!

It's another brand-new edition of A Moment with Meniac, and your host is back with another Meniac PPV Podcast Party! Tune in for the live watch-a-long of Stomping Grounds with the tagSTRUGGLE member as he gives his thoughts on the PPV in real time, all on the Win Column Sports Network!

A Moment with Meniac is a proud member of the WCSN. Tune in to wincolumnsports.ca for all your previews, reviews and breaking news in Western Canadian wrestling.

Proudly sponsored by Beercade YEG.

Inside the Cru: June 27th feat. Michael Benning

June 28th, 2019

This week on Inside The Cru, Tyler Yaremchuk is joined by Crusaders defenseman Mike Benning to discuss putting on the Hockey Canada sweater at the u18 Selection Camp & growing up in a hockey family.

Inside the Cru is a proud member of the Win Column Sports Network. Visit btihockey.com for all your previews, reviews and breaking news from the Alberta Junior Hockey League.

Conversations With Love 23: A Conversation With Gursinder Singh

June 28th, 2019

Episode 23 of Conversations With Love is LIVE!

This week, Spencer chats with former IMPACT Wrestling star and SWA graduate Gursinder Singh! In their exclusive interview, find out more about the former Desi Hit Squad member, including:

  • Learning to love wrestling because of his dad and grandfather
  • Training at the Storm Wrestling Academy
  • What makes Lance Storm a great trainer
  • Wrestling his first match for the Prairie Wrestling Alliance
  • Still getting butterflies before a show
  • His most memorable moment wrestling in Alberta
  • Making the move to Ontario and training at Battle Arts Academy
  • Appearing on Global Forged
  • Signing his first contract with Impact
  • The formation of the Desi Hit Squad
  • Why he left Impact Wrestling
  • The next steps for Gursinder Singh

and more! It's only available in this week's edition of CWL.

Conversations With Love is a WCSN exclusive. Visit wincolumnsports.ca for all your previews, reviews and breaking news in Western Canadian wrestling.

Proudly sponsored by Beercade YEG.

Follow the Network!

Gursinder Singh on Twitter: @GursinderImpact

Spencer Love: @SpennyLove_WCS

The WCSN on Twitter: @WCSportsCA

The WCSN on Facebook: The Win Column Sports Network

Conversations With Love 22: A Conversation With Jay Walker

June 26th, 2019

Episode 22 of Conversations With Love is LIVE!

On this week's edition, Spencer gets to know PCW Canadian Champion Jay Walker! Find out more about the Social Media Superstar in their wide-ranging interview, including:

  • His recent Canadian Championship match with Leo London
  • Getting started as a referee
  • Wrestling Kenny Omega as his second-ever match
  • When he realized he was comfortable as a wrestler
  • His YouTube series Unhack'd
  • All Elite Wrestling
  • Getting advice from the Honky Tonk Man
  • His upcoming match against Lanny Poffo
  • His best Pokémon tips

and more! It's only available in this week's edition of CWL.

Conversations With Love is a WCSN exclusive. Visit wincolumnsports.ca for all your previews, reviews and breaking news in Western Canadian wrestling.

Proudly sponsored by Beercade YEG.

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Jay Walker on Twitter: @Iamjaywalker

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