Story Time with Dutch Mantell

Legendary wrestler, manager, commentator, producer and booker ”Dirty” Dutch Mantell brings his definitive takes on the latest news in the professional wrestling business as well as the most entertaining stories from years gone by to the podcast airwaves. The Dirty Dutchman from Oil Trough, Texas has worked almost every single major promotion and wrestling territory in the United States over an illustrious 50 year career, including WWE, WWF, WCW, NWA, SMW, TNA, USWA, UWF, OVW, Impact, Georgia, Tennessee, Knoxville, Kansas City, St Louis, Florida, Memphis, Houston, Detroit, Mid-South, Kentucky, Mid-Atlantic, Dallas and even more - and that’s not counting Puerto Rico and Japan! Every week, Dutch Mantell will give you his hot takes on the latest news, re-live some of the most memorable shows and events through history, bring you along on a virtual road trip to explain the nuances of the wrestling business, tell classic stories from throughout the decades and answer YOUR questions every week. There may even be a guest or two coming up in the future, so make sure you subscribe and never miss an episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell! Story Time with Dutch Mantell is part of the WSI Network of podcasts and YouTube channels. Enjoy daily clips of Story Time with Dutch Mantell on YouTube: YouTube.com/@StoryTimewithDutchMantell/

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Episodes

5 days ago

It's finally here! A month after it was promised, Dirty Dutch Mantell reunited with his former charge Jake Hager f.k.a. WWE's Jack Swagger. Dutch and Jake spend nearly an hour and a half together talking everything from their time together, including how they were paired up together, heat they generated with fans AND the boys in the locker room, their Glenn Beck promo, what Donald Trump said to them at WrestleMania 29, why the Rusev angle went nowhere, nearly dying in Lunnock, Texas, Chris Jericho bringing Jake to AEW, what you are NOT supposed to mention in a WWE locker room, his opinion of Tony Khan, teaming with Cesaro, Cody Rhodes and more, more, MORE!!! Enjoy.
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Friday Jan 27, 2023

Dutch Mantell once again asks YOUR questions, ranging from why he has no love for Tiger Ali Singh after his tumultuous stay in Puerto Rico, Rick Rude's one punch knockout power, how he got heat in the UK during the Zeb Colter run, Jimmy Valiant's impending retirement from wrestling as he approaches 80 years of age, memories of Adrian Street, JJ Dillon thoughts as a booker and WWF's talent relations head, Lance Russel getting flour dumped on his head, Roddy Piper vs Vince Russo shoot promo in TNA, splitting away from Nick Gulas, the shortest match he ever had and more. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Friday Jan 20, 2023

Welcome to another edition of Story Time with Dutch Mantell, where Dutch tackles a variety of up to date news and stories from days gone by, first off by reacting to the tragic passing of Jay Briscoe, Dave Meltzer reporting fake news, Nick Khan's interview on Vince McMahon and the state of WWE, people not getting the joke with a tweet of a photo of Andre the Giant and Robert Wadlow, Sasha Banks becoming the highest paid wrestler per match in Japan, why Jerry Jarrett and Jerry Lawler split booking duties in Memphis, memories of wrestling Paul Orndorff, "The Assassin" Jody Hamilton and the Lonesome Pine Summit orchestra match with Jeff Jarrett. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Friday Jan 13, 2023

A double helping of Dutch Mantell this week as Dutch once again answers YOUR questions, including managing Alberto Del Rio, Jim Cornette giving him complete autonomy in Smoky Mountain Wrestling, Koko B Ware vs The Fabulous Ones, having no memory of Matt Morgan, the Brian Pillman gun angle, rumours of an Undertaker vs Justin "Hawk" Bradshaw match at WrestleMania 12, WWE banning him from carrying signs during the Zeb Colter run and so much more. Enjoy
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Wednesday Jan 11, 2023

A special episode dedicated entirely to the return of Vince McMahon as Executive Chairman, the resignation of Stephanie McMahon, whether selling WWE to the Saudi Arabia Sports Authority would kill off the company, if Vince will take over creative duties from Triple H, Kevin Dunn surviving the chop, what will happen to Shane McMahon and so much more. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Saturday Jan 07, 2023

Dutch is back after a one week layoff due to having a fall minutes before the original recording time! And for a new year, we have a temporary new format. With the recent poll voted on by nearly 4,000 loyal Story Time listeners, we have decided to reduce the news segments and talk more about the old days. As a jumping off point, we are referring to Jeff Jarrett's recent podcast dedicated to Dutch Mantell and letting the Dirty Dutchman tell his side of the story on becoming Puerto Rico's top heel, various Memphis memories and more, as well as a tribute to Don West, Mandy Rose making a reported and refuted $1 million in the month of December and oh so much more. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Friday Dec 23, 2022

Dutch Mantell answers YOUR questions, but before he does, he explains how he booked Barry Horowitz AKA Jack Hart to be the anti-Goldberg in Florida. THEN he answers your questions, ranging from Eric Bischoff's recent AEW comments to Chris Candido's final weeks in TNA to TNA's Ring ka King project in India to booking The Sandman in Puerto Rico to why he went back to Puerto Rico after Bruiser Brody's murder to working with Bob Caudle in Smoky Mountain Wrestling. All that, plus he reacts to clips from the fabled Titanes en el Ring and his favourite botch of the week. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Friday Dec 16, 2022

The Dirty Dutchman tackles the latest wrestling headlines in the wacky world of professional grappling by addressing the latest accusations and rumours swirling around Vince McMahon, Linda McMahon's WWE involvement, Sasha Banks reportedly earning more than Chris Jericho in Japan, Matt Riddle failing WWE's wellness policy, Barry Windham's brush with death, Konnan back on dialysis, Kurt Angle's birthday bash, Tony Khan's folly with Ring of Honor, William Regal talking his way out of his AEW contract to return to WWE, Pro Wrestling Illustrated's top 3 tag teams of 2022, Wrestling Observer's Hall of Fame inductees, WWE and AEW posting record low ratings, Jim Ross shooting on John Laurinaitis and that's about it. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Friday Dec 09, 2022

The Dirty Dutchman answers YOUR questions on this episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell, with Ahmed Johnson, Sunny's befouled lunch in Germany, Mark Henry's befouled lunch in America, Ahmed Johnson's total uselessness, Bruce Prichard pulling a gun in a WWE creative meeting, Lou Thesz shooting on Kintaro Oki, The Undertaker and Steve Austin having a semi-shoot early in their careers, Kurt Angle and Jeff Hardy's respective hirings by WWE and TNA despite their rampant drug issues, King Cobra in Memphis, Lawler vs Ric Flair in Memphis and some more things. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

Friday Dec 02, 2022

Welcome back to another splendiferous, fantabulous, snazzy and pizazzy episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell, where today... (actually yesterday as we recorded it and 3 days ago as we post it) it's Dutch Mantell's birthday! On the show, the birthday boy discusses "Starmaker" Kenny Bolin, Jim Cornette and Vince Russo in TNA, how Vince Russo dimed himself out and eventually got TNA thrown off the USA Network, Kevin Owens busting Roman Reigns' eardrum, the Ronda Rousey botch at Survivor Series 2022, how Roddy Piper got bump-free heat, the f--k CM Punk chants, if Tony Khan should release William Regal from his contract, how WWE ruined Rusev like AEW is ruining Miro, Ricky Steamboat's triumphant return to wrestling at 69, Ric Flair being immune to cancel culture and whether he's going to return for yet another "last ever match", Mick Foley leaving Twitter and maybe one or two other things, but that's it. Enjoy!
If you want YOUR question answered by the Dirty Dutchman, then email to: questionsfordutch@gmail.com
Dutch Mantell's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutch.mantell
Dutch Mantell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dirtydutchman1
Dutch Mantell's Tales From a Dirt Road: https://www.amazon.com/dp/145644090X/
Dutch Mantell's The World According to Dutch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1449953417/
WSI | Wresting Shoot Interviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WSIWrestlingShootInterviews/

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