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S03 E24 | Bill, Please: Closing Time at The ICB

After 56 episodes, The Intercontinental Breakfast shuts the buffet doors (for the time being) as Breffni and Nathan sign off in discussing two news-packed weeks in professional wrestling: the season premiere of Monday Night Raw, the inaugural Wednesday Night War between NXT on USA and the debuting AEW Dynamite on TNT, the debut episode of SmackDown on FOX, and the fart in a crowded lift that was WWE Hell in a Cell. But don't worry! Breff & Nathan will return in the coming weeks with a brand new video podcast! Until then, we hope you enjoy our swansong episode, and our sincere thanks to anyone and everyone who has ever tuned in. Thank you, and good morning.

S03 E23 | I Host The Banquets, I've Got a Sceptre, This Trampled Crown, and Doink is my Jester

This week, Breff and Nathan return to your listenholes to talk Baron Corbin's victory in the King of the Ring Tournament, AEW's free-to-air ITV scheduling, the upcoming WWE Draft, the inaugural episode of SmackDown on Fox, and ahead of our trip to Disneyland Paris, which WWE superstar would be ideal for a Disney character to team up with. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E22 | Grand Theft Jericho and the King of Middle Management

This week, Breff and Nathan return to discuss the latest career renaissance of newly crowned AEW World Champion, Chris Jericho, his overnight memeification, and what happens when you leave a championship belt on the roof of a limo while you're inside a steakhouse wolfing down a T-Bone. We also talk all the developments in the King of the Ring Tournament ahead of the final match between Big Breakfast Big Banter Middle Management Baron Corbin and Chad Gable, and the news that iMPACT Wrestling's parent company, Anthem, has acquired New Japan's US TV home, AXS. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E21 | Y'See, it's like the Monday Night Wars, but it's on Wednesday.......

This week, Breff & Nathan delve even deeper than before, into the Roman Reigns plot, do Daniel Bryan's dream of electric cars?, the Erick Rowan "Lookalike", what a potential WWE courtroom scenario could look like. We also discuss the King of the Ring tournament one week in, along with it's potential outcomes. WWE's split from CFO$, and of course, the impending Wednesday Night Wars!

S03 E20 | SummerSlam Review & King of the Ring Returns!

This week, Breff & Nathan review WWE SummerSlam, held at the Scotiabank Centre in Toronto, ON, in front of nearly 17,000 fans for a very reasonable 3.5 hours! Can Drew Gulak retain his Cruiserweight Championship against Oney Lorcan? Can Apollo Crews and Buddy Murphy avoid interference from a woodland creature? Can the newly crowned Women's Tag Team Champions, Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross defend their titles successfully against the former champions, The IIconics? Can Elias get through a gig without being speared by a Hall of Famer? Can Natalya dethrone Becky Lynch for the Raw Women's Championship in her home country? Can Dolph Ziggler pull off a career defining win against the legendary Goldberg? Can The O.C. ensure the United States Championship stays with AJ Styles as he battles former champion, Ricochet? Can Ember Moon finally capture the SmackDown Women's Championship from an on-form Bayley? Can Kevin Owens avoid the dole queue by vanquishing "The Best in the World" Shane McMahon? Can Hall of Famer Trish Stratus solidify her status as "Queen of Queens" in her hometown as she faces Charlotte Flair? Can Kofi Kingston finally vanquish "The Viper" Randy Orton and retain the WWE Championship? Can Finn Balor survive against "The Fiend" in Bray Wyatt? Can Seth Rollins overcome the odds and slay "The Beast" Brock Lesnar to recapture the Universal Championship? Also, after the announcement of the return of King of the Ring, who is the favourite among The Miz, Ricochet, Cedric Alexander, Samoa Joe, Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, Cesaro, Kevin Owens, Ali, Apollo Crews, Chad Gable, Elias, Andrade, Buddy Murphy, and Shelton Benjamin? The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E19 | SummerSlam Preview + Raw & Order: Vehicular Homicide Unit

This week, Breff & Nathan talk WWE 2K20, as well as all the happenings from Raw and SmackDown, including, but not limited to: P.I. Investigations, an OBGYN visit, two returning legends, a large Samoan diving inside a soon to be speared truck, Samoa Joe looking for and receiving an apology, the tremendous build of Kofi vs. Orton, and the bewildering character of Seth Rollins. Our illustrious hosts then preview WWE SummerSlam 2019, live from the Scotiabank Centre in Toronto, ON, Canada, running down every match on the card and keeping everything crossed for a damn good smash hit of the summer. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E18 | My, What Conveniently Placed Scaffolding!

This week, Breff & Nathan run down Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live in what turned out to be a damn good week of WWE programming, if terrifically hokey in places, including the near death of Seth Rollins at the hands of Brock Lesnar, the near death of Roman Reigns at the hands of the ACME Corporation, Cedric Alexander, Ali, and Andrade's rise to prominence and much more. Plus, we discuss the new matches announced for AEW's TNT debut in October, and we discuss the new Netflix series, produced by WWE Studios, in which Big Show becomes an estate driving suburban Dad. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E17.5 | Irish Junior Heavyweight Champion, Valkyrie

Making her return to The Intercontinental Breakfast, Breff welcomes Irish Junior Heavyweight Champion & OTT Women's Champion Valkyrie back to the show to give us an update on how she's progressed in the two years since our last chat, talking everything including: the Irish wrestling landscape, training in Fight Factory, the Woke Queens and her partnership with Debbie Keitel, the Queen's Court and both working with and learning from Katey Harvey, touring in Germany with wXw, her OTT journey, her favourite matches, her favourite opponents, some of the best advice she's ever been given, the greatness of More Than Hype (and Club Rock Shandy), Irish wrestling talent to watch out for, the story of a recent little trip to the UK and what went down, and much more. This interview is also featured as part of episode S03 E17 (July 27th 2019). The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E17 | The Valkyrie Chronicles w/Valkyrie

This week, Breff flies solo in the studio, whilst Nathan lives it up on assignment in Blighty, joining us over the phone, and we are joined by the Irish Junior Heavyweight Champion and OTT Women's Champion, Valkyrie, to give us an update on her career, her insane growth in the last two years, and the craziest week of her life touring in Germany, performing in Ireland, and her experience training at a special camp in the UK that you may have heard of. In the news this week, Breff & Nathan discuss the AEW TNT TV Deal, big changes to the WWE Network, and we rundown Raw Reunion. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E16 | WWE Extreme Rules 2019

This week, Breff & Nathan review WWE Extreme Rules, from Philadelphia, PA, featuring a Winner Take All main event for both the WWE Universal Championship and the WWE Raw Women's Championship as Seth Rollins & Becky Lynch took on Baron Corbin & Lacey Evans. The unexpectedly great card also featured Kofi Kingston defending his WWE Championship against Samoa Joe, Ricochet defending his United States Championship against AJ Styles, Finn Balor defending his Intercontinental Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura, The Revival defending their Raw Tag Team Championships against The Usos, Daniel Bryan & Rowan defending their SmackDown Tag Team Championships in a triple threat match against The New Day and Heavy Machinery, Bayley defending her SmackDown Women's Championship in a handicap match against Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross, Drew Gulak defends his Cruiserweight Championship against Tony Nese, Kevin Owens faces off against Dolph Ziggler, and the unlikely team of Roman Reigns & The Undertaker battle against "The Best in the World" Shane McMahon and "Scottish Angryman" Drew McIntyre. Oh, and a big lad named Brock showed up. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E15 (Episode 50!) | Breakfast at Midnight 1: Entrance Music in Wrestling

To celebrate our 50th episode, Breff & Nathan crack open some cold ones for the inaugural Intercontinental Breakfast at Midnight, in which we have a few beers and chat about a particular topic or aspect of professional wrestling. This time, we take a look at entrance music in wrestling: the best, the worst, the most fitting, the least fitting, disproportionately good music for an average performer, the best run of different themes, the best variants, and some forgotten gems. Featuring: Billy Gunn, Christian, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Jeff Hardy, Edge, William Regal, The Rock, Sami Zayn, Shinsuke Nakamura, Wade Barrett, Baron Corbin, Hulk Hogan, Drew McIntyre, The Social Outcasts, Seth Rollins, The Undertaker, Kane, and the philosophies of what a good entrance can do for a talent and for the audience. And to cap it all, we unveil our new intro, featuring Bob the Announcer Guy! The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E14 | Heyman vs. Bischoff: Part Deux & AEW Fyter Fest

This week, Breffni & Nathan try some fierce prognostication after the news of Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff being appointed Executive Directors of Raw and SmackDown in WWE's latest attempt to try something that worked in 1999 two decades later, and Breff gives his thoughts on AEW's second PPV event, Fyter Fest, from Daytona Beach, FL, featuring Jon Moxley's unsanctioned debut against Joey Janela, THAT chairshot from Shawn Spears to Cody's bleach blonde head, and much more! The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E13 | Stomping a Mudhole (in WWE attendance!)

This week, Breff & Nathan discuss the Seth Rollins & Will Ospreay Twitter War (briefly), the terrible attendance figures from WWE Stomping Grounds, Raw, and SmackDown, and give you a full rundown of the Stomping Grounds PPV, live in front of some people at the Tacoma Dome.

S03 E12 | ICB WWE Draft: Reigniting Raw & SmackDown

This week, two idiots who think they know better (Breffni & Nathan) present a special episode where they take a cue from 2002 and initiate a complete redraft of WWE's two main shows, with Nathan taking control of Monday Night Raw, and Breff taking the helm of Friday Night SmackDown (Now on Tuesdays!). The lads name their GMs, Announcers, Commentators, Interviewers, Producers, NXT-NXT UK-205 Live special draft picks, and their Top 40 picks from the main roster, and what they'd each do with their choices in the name of making WWE's flagship programming as good as it possibly could be (or, how good a bunch of office chair bookers think it could be, but what do they know?). The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Saturday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E11 | A Paradigm Shift: AEW vs. WWE

This week, a bumper episode in which Breff & Nathan review AEW's inaugural PPV, Double or Nothing, from the MGM Grand Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada. The lads also review WWE Money in the Bank, and discuss the monumental Jon Moxley interview on Chris Jericho's 'Talk Is Jericho' podcast. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Friday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E10 | How Do You Solve A Problem Like McMahon?

This week, Breffni & Nathan talk all the big news in wrestling this week, including AEW's new live primetime weekly show on TNT, and preview WWE Money In The Bank, live this Sunday from the XL Center in Hartford, CT, where Kofi Kingston defends his WWE Championship against Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins defends the Universal Championship against AJ Styles, two people presumably grab briefcases, and Vince McMahon battles his entire fanbase and creative team, at least according to Scott from New York's appearance on Wade Keller's podcast. We talk the fallout from this peek behind the creative curtain, and much more. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Friday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E09 | Welcome, Everyone, to Monday Night Rant!

This week, in our debut episode on 24Wrestling.com, Breffni and Nathan face the music and talk at length about the issues inherent on WWE television, from the supremacy of the brand over the stars who build it, to the copy/paste story tropes, to the lack of freedom and organic development of their characters, whilst also taking a look at AEW's UK PPV deal with ITV, and what this could potentially mean for their upcoming TV deal and future mainstream audience potential. The Intercontinental Breakfast | An Irish Wrestling Podcast is available on 24Wrestling.com, Transistor.fm, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever good podcasts are sold. Be sure to follow us on social media via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and check out new episodes every Friday morning from 7am GMT.

S03 E08 | That Lunatic's Gotta Lotta Moxley

This week, Breff & Nathan discuss the departure of Dean Malenko from WWE, Kurt Angle's new producer role, Jeff Hardy's knee injury, the retirement of Brock Lesnar from MMA, who we'd like to see Paul Heyman advocate for, Lillian Garcia's new announcing gig, NXT referee Tom Castor's dedication to his job, the latest peek behind the door of Bray Wyatt's Firefly Fun House, the replacement of Backlash with new PPV Stomping Grounds, another WWE Saudi Arabia show but with added Goldberg, the hot water Lio Rush finds himself in, the Money In The Bank ladder match participants and who we pick to grab the briefcases, and the immediate un-retirement of f.k.a. Dean Ambrose: Jon Moxley.

S03 E07 | Closing Time at the Ambrose Asylum

This week, we talk the weirdly wonderful debut of Bray Wyatt's Firefly Fun House, the retirement of Dean Ambrose and the legacy he leaves behind, Goldust's departure from WWE, more Superstar Shakeups with Andrade, Zelina Vega, Aleister Black, Jinder Mahal, and The B Team landing on SmackDown, with Samoa Joe and, shockingly, Cesaro heading to Raw, bringing an end to The Bar, and what this could mean for Sheamus' career, and the return of CM Punk to wrestling (under a mask).

S03 E06 | The Morning Food Buffet Experience

This week, we look at the annual WWE Superstar Shakeup, and discuss all of the performers who have moved to Monday Night Raw! (because we recorded this on Tuesday before SmackDown!). We also talk all the stories of disgruntled writers, bookers, and talent with the departures of Robert Evans, newly minted Hall of Famer and SmackDown's lead writer, Road Dogg, and the unhappiness of Sasha Banks and the departing Luke Harper.

S03 E05 | WrestleMania 35 & WWE Hall of Fame 2019

It's the biggest show of the year, it's WrestleMania 35, from Metlife Stadium, New Jersey. Join us as we run through the mammoth 7 hour 'showcase of immortals' stadium event, huge championship wins for Becky Lynch, Kofi Kingston, and Seth Rollins, the retirements of Kurt Angle and Batista, the lunacy of The Miz and Shane McMahon, and possibly the most entertaining Hall of Fame ceremony in years, featuring D-Generation X (Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Chyna, X-Pac, Road Dogg, and Billy Gunn), Harlem Heat, The Hart Foundation, Torrie Wilson, Brutus 'The Barber' Beefcake, and more!

S03 E04 | WWE WrestleMania 35 Preview

In a pre-recorded episode, Breff & Nathan take a look at the card for WrestleMania 35, taking place on Sunday April 7th from the Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. We run through (very nearly) every match scheduled for the WWE's annual flagship show, set to be a 7 hour extravaganza.

S03 E03 | What We Really, Really Want

This week; AEW rumoured to be joining Apple TV+, a look at the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2019, the Women's Championship Main Event of WrestleMania 35, and we go on a bit of a rant about how the story of Becky Lynch becoming only the second non-continental-American person in history to main event wrestling's biggest annual event has not received national attention from news outlets.

S03 E02 | Big Banter Baron & The Rise of Kofi

This week, Breffni & Nathan talk Sue Aitchison winning the 2019 Warrior Award, The Responstable Constable, Baron Corbin, being selected as Kurt Angle's retirement match opponent, AJ Styles signing his new WWE contract, and we take a look at the "B+ Player" story behind Kofi Kingston's improbable rise to the WWE Championship main event match of WrestleMania 35.

S03 E01 | Roman Reigns Returns & The Road to WrestleMania

This week, ICB lands on a new platform (Transistor) as a weekly show, with new episodes every Friday morning at 7AM GMT. Breffni & Nathan discuss the triumphant return of Roman Reigns after being declared in remission following his battle with leukemia, and we take a look at the rumoured seventeen matches we can expect to see at the mammoth WWE WrestleMania 35 in a few weeks' time. We also discuss the rise of Kofi Kingston, Becky Lynch, the return of Kevin Owens, and much, much more.

S02 E09 | WWE Royal Rumble 2019 Preview

It's our Royal Rumble Preview show, ahead of WWE's first stop on the Road to WrestleMania, live on PPV on Sunday January 27th from Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona. Will Finn Balor topple Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship? Will Daniel Bryan rant his way to a successful WWE Championship defense? Will Becky Lynch reclaim the SmackDown Women's Championship? And who will win the Royal Rumble matches to stake their claim to a championship match at WrestleMania 35 this April?

S02 E08 | Back in the [Jacksonville] Groove

This week, we return to a thunderously gentle smattering of applause in the distance to discuss the arrival of AEW: All Elite Wrestling, the signings of Chris Jericho and PAC/Neville, Double or Nothing, and how AEW, Cody and the Young Bucks may be about to usher in a whole new system of care and compensation for professional wrestlers. We also talk some of the news we've missed, including Roman Reigns' ongoing battle with leukaemia, Raw ratings woes, the opening of the NXT UK Performance Centre, and the upcoming arrivals to the main WWE roster.

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