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Welcome to Awesome Truth, a wrestling book club in podcast form. Every episode, your hosts Steve Cimino and Walt Schwenk will dissect a documentary or a piece of wrestling literature. From autobiographies to exposés, WWF to WCW to WWE, it's an in-depth look at pro wrestling's best stories.

Nov 8, 2023

You may remember Ohio Valley Wrestling from countless mentions in other wrestling documentaries; it's the company where Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Batista, and Randy Orton cut their teeth. Now, however, it's gone from WWE minor league to barely surviving regional Kentucky promotion, and it's up to Al Snow and a sports talk radio host to save the day. That's the conceit of Netflix's Wrestlers anyway, a new docuseries that follows the misfits of OVW and lead booker Snow as they pursue their dream of a pro wrestling career. We've watched countless docs and TV shows for Awesome Truth; is this one worth your time? Join us for a surprising answer.