NAWC1000x200June 8, 2007 – present

June 2007 – September 2007 (North-South Wrestling Connection)
September 2007 – March 2008 (East-West Wrestling Connection)
March 2008 – May 2011; August 2014 – present (North American Wrestling Connection)
May 2011 – August 2014 (North American Wrestling Connection presented by

This wrestling news-based podcast is the longest running that SpectrumOne has in their list of shows and runs 50 new episodes a year (49 in 2015-16).

It began on June 8, 2007 as the North-South Wrestling Connection on BlogTalkRadio with original show hosts Cyndi “Robert Q.” Seidelman and Carl Chenier.

In September of that year, Nikki Heyman became the new co-host and the show moved to a new account and a name change to the East-West Wrestling Connection.

The show would change names again in 2008 to the North American Wrestling Connection. Cyndi would step down as host in May 2010 and passed the reigns over to Nikki, who implanted a “me and three” rule where she was the first to implement a rotating panel.

The show would rejoin it’s original BTR account in February 2011 when it became the CLW83 Network and moved to the website along with the rest of the shows earlier this year and became a pure podcast format. It celebrated these episode milestones over the past 10 years:

200 episodes on December 2, 2011
250 episodes on November 17, 2012
300 episodes on November 15, 2013
350 episodes on November 14, 2014
400 episodes on November 13, 2015
450 episodes on November 17, 2016
500 episodes on November 16, 2017

Season 11 is in progress. The 550th episode is scheduled for November 2018.

Show Staff: (Will update soon)

Nikki Heyman
2nd co-host from 2007-2010, Show host since 2010

Jason Block
Panelist since 2009, content manager since 2010, Backup recorder/producer, occasional guest host

Jim Williams
Panelist and audio technician from 2010-2016, backup recorder/producer, occasional guest host, posted episode links on (Passed away in 2017)

Carl Chenier
Original co-host in 2007, Panelist since 2009, show producer/recorder since 2011, occasional guest host

Josh “Stat Boy” Henninger
Panelist since 2008, Keeper of Pick ‘Ems, Posts episode links on Freakin’ Awesome Network

Panelist since 2008, Keeps Pick ‘Ems when Josh is unavailable, audio technician since 2017


Panelist since 2013

Shane “Bad News” Beaman
Panelist since 2013

Tom Delgado
Panelist 2012-2016

Panelist since 2008

Brian Henegar
Panelist since 2011

Ethan Musulin
Panelist since 2011

“Daydreamin” Dan Reynolds
Panelist since 2016

Cyndi Seidelman
Original co-host from 2007-2010, Panelist since 2011, Livecap contributor

Trista Timson
Panelist since 2008

Panelist since 2008

Chris “CM” Waters
Panelist since 2013

Dave “Sidekick” Weimer
Panelist 2013-2015

List of Special Guests: (Incomplete List)

“Super Oprah” Jabari Hawthorne
Johnny Bad Wheelz
Joel Gertner
Benjamin “BTuckerTorch” Tucker

Rob Van Dam
Matt “Rosey” Anoa’i
Brian Zane

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