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

4 days ago

Story Time with Dutch Mantell 90 | Ole Anderson | Virgil | WWE $20M Settlement
"The kind of heel thats worth GOLD!" - Dutch Mantell on Ole Anderson. This week, Dutch Mantell talks at great length about the late Ole Anderson. His career, his reputation and his legacy. We asked for your questions on Ole to put to Dutch and you did not dissapoint. Stay tuned to see if your question made the cut.
Still a lot of news in the wrestling world making this another fantastically long episode. Another wrestler passing in Michael "Virgil" Jones leads us to a discussion of Virgil's interesting career and the hustler lifestyle he would lead in the years beyond his time on TV. An update on the Billy Jack Haynes situation, how much MLW recieved in their settlement with WWE explains how they could easily afford Matt Riddle and a conversation about Nick Kiniski and his public comments about being sexually harrassed by Terry Garvin.
All this and a LOT more on this week's Story Time with Dutch Mantell.
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7 days ago

Ask Dutch Anything 30 | John Cena and Other Wrestlers Who Refused to Lose | We The People in 2024 | Austin Idol
It's Tuesday. On Tuesday we Ask Dutch Anything. This week, Dutch discusses his televised match vs Harly Race on Pro Wrestling USA and more specificlly, how the match came about, what he was told about the finish and how he felt about it. Dutch will also talk about the concept of managing Jake Hager in AEW with a renwed "We The People" Gimmick, John Cena's rumoured backstage power plays and the prospect of having Mark Calaway on the podcast in the future!
Enjoy!
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Friday Feb 23, 2024

This weeks main topic takes us back to the early 90s and the Ring Boy Scandal.
Safe to say that the WWE has never been short on rumor, scandal and controversy. This particular subject has seen renewed interest in the wake of Vince McMahon's recent allegations of misconduct. The Ring Boy Scandal saw some major players within the WWE accused of similar shady actions and behaviors which became part of the culture of WWE and to a lesser extent, the wrestling business as a whole. Whether or not you are familiar with the story, watch this weeks episode to know more about what discussions have been taking place recently and hear Dutch's take on the matter and what it could mean moving forward.
As well as that, hear Dutch talk about the recent comments made by John Cena and Randy Orton when they were recently asked about Vince McMahon and their take on the situation he finds himself in.
This and much more on this weeks Story Time with Dutch Mantell.
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Tuesday Feb 20, 2024

It's Tuesday! It's Ask Dutch Anything!
It was another record week for fan questions being sent to questionsfordutch@gmail.com but keep them coming! Your question could be put to the Dutchman next week!
As for this weeks subjects, Dutch Mantell will let you know what he likes about working commentary, working for Ina Rotten and if he would consider a WWE Hall of Fame induction if (or when) he were ever asked.
ENJOY!
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Friday Feb 16, 2024

Better late than never!
Story Time with Dutch Mantell this week features discussions about the madness that is Billy Jack Haynes, the relationship between the Undertaker and Vince McMahon, Bret Hart's comments following the Vince McMahon scandal and much more.
ENJOY!
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Tuesday Feb 13, 2024

Ask Dutch Anything 28 | Dutch Mantell Reviews WOOOOOO Energy Drink
It's Tuesday. It's Ask Dutch Anything. It's time to taste test WOOOOOO Energy (not a sponsor).
As well as telling us what he thinks of Ric Flair's energy drink, Dutch will also take a peek at the abandonned annimated show starring Vince McMahon's ass!
Dutch will also be fielding some of your questions about wrestling past, present and future.
- Can a wrestler ever REALLY quit wrestling?
- Is the working punch a forgotten art?
- How did "Bulldog" Bob Brown EVER become a star?
All this and more on this weeks edition of Ask Dutch Anything.
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Friday Feb 09, 2024

tory Time with Dutch Mantell 87 | John Laurinaitis a VICTIM?! | Ashley Massaro | Rock-Cody Rhodes
Another big week for news in the wrestling world so, of course, it calls for another bumper episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell! More information has come to light regarding Vince McMahon's NDA's and resignation from the TKO board, John Lauriniatis played the Uno reverse card is claiming he is also a victim of Vince McMahon's lust for power and control and (not to be out done) Tony Khan decides it's okay to have a convicted murder backstage at AEW Dynamite!
Dutch will also discuss a couple of prominent wrestling personalities and their views on the Vince McMahon situation, the renewed interest of former WWE star, Ashley Massaro and the biggest news of the week, The Rock seemingly putting himself in the main event at WrestleMania XL.
All this and more on this weeks edition of Story Time with Dutch Mantell.

Tuesday Feb 06, 2024

Ask Dutch Anything 27 | The Nicest People in Wrestling
Tuesday is Ask Dutch Anything! This is when Dutch tells you what you want to know.
Do you want to know who is the hairiest wrestler ever? Dutch will tell you.
Have you ever wondered who the nicest guy is wrestling is? Dutch has a few ideas.
Are you wondering who made more money from WWE, Stone Cold Steve Austin or Huk Hogan? Dutch Mantell gives you his opinion.
All these questions and more answred on this weeks edition of Ask Dutch Anything.
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Friday Feb 02, 2024

Story Time with Dutch Mantell 86
Following a week of news surrounding the Vince McMahon scandal, Dutch Mantell will take some time to look over the fallout from the shocking revelations. How has the WWE reacted to the situation and have they managed to keep moving forward? Will WWE "Benoit" Vince himself? How many people were aware of what was going on? Who's job may be next? The last week has left the wrestling world with more questions than answers.
Beyond the one story that has dominated the wrestling world, Dutch will also look at some of the other topics that he has some thoughts on. Including CM Punk's injury, Drew McIntyre's oportunity for a title shot, Jade Cargill's debut and possible booking and Jeff Jarrett on the "HEAT" between Dutch Mantell and Jerry Lynn. This and more on this week's episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell.
 
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Tuesday Jan 30, 2024

Ask Dutch Anything 26
Following an intense weekend in the wrestling world, Dutch Mantell is back to answer your questions from the inbox.
- Why was Bobo Brazil champion for only 2 weeks?
- Was Batman drunk when he visited Memphis?
- What are Dutch's memories of Slick Johnson?
All this and more on this weeks edition of Ask Dutch Anything.
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