Podcast

A headlock podcast logo.

Hanging With Headlock D:
Your Spicy Podcast Fix

Join us on ‘Hanging With Headlock,’ the podcast where spice and excitement meet! Each episode is a thrilling mix, just like our hot sauces – covering the hottest topics in wrestling, the secrets behind crafting fiery flavors, and the culinary journeys that inspire us. Ideal for wrestling fans, food enthusiasts, and anyone who loves a bit of heat in their life. Tune in for your regular dose of zest and zeal!

A headlock podcast logo.

Episodes

Wanna Get Us Excited? Let's Talk Sushi!

We are beyond excited to interview CJ Short, the visionary sushi restaurateur transforming the culinary landscape in Houston, TX!

We dive into an engaging conversation with CJ, the mastermind behind some of Houston’s most beloved sushi spots, Handies Douzo, Aiko, Himari, Kokoro, and the soon to be hot spot Bar Doko! In this episode, CJ shares his incredible journey from sushi enthusiast to renowned restauranteur, offering insights into the art of sushi-making, the challenges of the restaurant industry, and his innovative approach to Japanese cuisine.

Listen to:

Wanna Get Us Excited? Let's Talk Sushi!

We are beyond excited to interview CJ Short, the visionary sushi restaurateur transforming the culinary landscape in Houston, TX!

We dive into an engaging conversation with CJ, the mastermind behind some of Houston’s most beloved sushi spots, Handies Douzo, Aiko, Himari, Kokoro, and the soon to be hot spot Bar Doko! In this episode, CJ shares his incredible journey from sushi enthusiast to renowned restauranteur, offering insights into the art of sushi-making, the challenges of the restaurant industry, and his innovative approach to Japanese cuisine.

Listen to:

Fighting, Fitness, and Futures!

Get ready for an epic episode on June 17th! We’re thrilled to welcome Ari Cobb to the show! Ari is not only an MMA fighter and Straw Weight Champion in Fury FC but also a dedicated Kinesiology student at UH . She’s been featured as a trainer in both Women’s and Men’s Day Magazine . All around, she’s a bad-ass woman you won’t want to miss!

Listen to:

Fighting, Fitness, and Futures!

Get ready for an epic episode on June 17th! We’re thrilled to welcome Ari Cobb to the show! Ari is not only an MMA fighter and Straw Weight Champion in Fury FC but also a dedicated Kinesiology student at UH . She’s been featured as a trainer in both Women’s and Men’s Day Magazine . All around, she’s a bad-ass woman you won’t want to miss!

Listen to:

The Trailer King Builder!

The Trailer King Builder!

Patrick Bolanos is a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist who immigrated from Nicaragua to the United States. He has a passion for helping underprivileged children and has dedicated much of his time and resources to improving the lives of families in Nicaragua through his involvement with Helping Kids Round First, a non-profit organization focused on bettering the lives of Nicaraguan families . Patrick is also the co-owner of Working For A Dream Baseball Academy , providing underprivileged kids in Nicaragua the opportunity to play in Major League Baseball .   In addition to his philanthropic pursuits, Patrick is the co-owner of Trailer King Builders , a food truck manufacturing company based in Houston, Texas. After climbing the corporate ladder for 20 years, Patrick was let go from his position as CFO of a $25 million restaurant group in 2017. Determined to take control of his financial future, he turned to entrepreneurship and, within three years, built an 8-figure business .   LET’S TALK FOOD AND FITNESS!

Listen to:

The Trailer King Builder!

Patrick Bolanos is a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist who immigrated from Nicaragua to the United States. He has a passion for helping underprivileged children and has dedicated much of his time and resources to improving the lives of families in Nicaragua through his involvement with Helping Kids Round First, a non-profit organization focused on bettering the lives of Nicaraguan families . Patrick is also the co-owner of Working For A Dream Baseball Academy , providing underprivileged kids in Nicaragua the opportunity to play in Major League Baseball .   In addition to his philanthropic pursuits, Patrick is the co-owner of Trailer King Builders , a food truck manufacturing company based in Houston, Texas. After climbing the corporate ladder for 20 years, Patrick was let go from his position as CFO of a $25 million restaurant group in 2017. Determined to take control of his financial future, he turned to entrepreneurship and, within three years, built an 8-figure business .   LET’S TALK FOOD AND FITNESS!

Listen to:

The Giant and the Lawyer!

DRAKE DURDEN   Get ready to go BIG!  We’re bringing you a towering episode featuring Lions Pride Heavyweight Drake Durden standing tall at 7 feet! Alongside him, we’ve got the legal eagle, “Jay,” ready to bring the heat!   On the wrestling front, Drake will dive into awakenings, the importance of diet and exercise , and how he demolishes anyone foolish enough to step into the ring with him! Meanwhile, Jay will share insights on life, professional lessons learned, family dynamics, and his journey into the world of wrestling.   Tune in for this epic showdown of wisdom and muscle!

Listen to:

The Giant and the Lawyer!

DRAKE DURDEN   Get ready to go BIG!  We’re bringing you a towering episode featuring Lions Pride Heavyweight Drake Durden standing tall at 7 feet! Alongside him, we’ve got the legal eagle, “Jay,” ready to bring the heat!   On the wrestling front, Drake will dive into awakenings, the importance of diet and exercise , and how he demolishes anyone foolish enough to step into the ring with him! Meanwhile, Jay will share insights on life, professional lessons learned, family dynamics, and his journey into the world of wrestling.   Tune in for this epic showdown of wisdom and muscle!

Listen to:

The Engineering Tiger Restaurateur!

XAVIER GODOY, A life-long love for food combined with the desire to build a unique brand culture and give people an opportunity to develop to their fullest potential fueled Xavier to build Mastrantos alongside his wife Mari.    Xavier’s journey toward opening the restaurant involves many countries, diverse job roles, and a lot of soul searching.

Listen to:

The Engineering Tiger Restaurateur!

XAVIER GODOY, A life-long love for food combined with the desire to build a unique brand culture and give people an opportunity to develop to their fullest potential fueled Xavier to build Mastrantos alongside his wife Mari.    Xavier’s journey toward opening the restaurant involves many countries, diverse job roles, and a lot of soul searching.

Listen to:

Rugby, mullets, and moms!

🏉 CONNER MOONEYHAM🌟

🚀 Conner Mooneyham has etched his name in MLR history as the #1 pick in the inaugural 2020 MLR Collegiate Draft!

🔥 In his first two seasons, Mooneyham blazed a trail in the starting lineup for the Austin Gilgronis! Named to Americas Rugby News Team of the Week thrice and crowned with MLR’s Try of the Week once!

Listen to:

Rugby, mullets, and moms!

🏉 CONNER MOONEYHAM🌟

🚀 Conner Mooneyham has etched his name in MLR history as the #1 pick in the inaugural 2020 MLR Collegiate Draft!

🔥 In his first two seasons, Mooneyham blazed a trail in the starting lineup for the Austin Gilgronis! Named to Americas Rugby News Team of the Week thrice and crowned with MLR’s Try of the Week once!

Listen to:

A person holding a AX.

Cause I'm The Ax Man, Son!

🔥 Get ready to witness the rise of a new wrestling sensation, the electrifying debut of Ax Manson, better known as “The Ax Man, Son!” 🎉

In just 7 months, Ax has taken the wrestling scene by storm, making his mark in 7 different promotions across Texas, from Dallas to Houston, San Antonio to Austin! And guess what? We’re only in month #8 of his rookie year!

Listen to:

Cause I'm The Ax Man, Son!

🔥 Get ready to witness the rise of a new wrestling sensation, the electrifying debut of Ax Manson, better known as “The Ax Man, Son!” 🎉

In just 7 months, Ax has taken the wrestling scene by storm, making his mark in 7 different promotions across Texas, from Dallas to Houston, San Antonio to Austin! And guess what? We’re only in month #8 of his rookie year!

Listen to:

A person wearing gray tshirt.

Yo, How's That Beef?

Dive into the dynamic world of fitness and wellness with the electrifying Kenny Santucci! With over a decade of expertise, Santucci has skyrocketed to the summit of New York City’s fitness scene, earning acclaim as one of its most influential trainers and a trailblazer in health and wellness. As the vibrant brand ambassador for Michelob Ultra and Fitaid, and a distinguished Technogym Master Trainer, Santucci ignites passion for fitness like no other.

Listen to:

Yo, How's That Beef?

Dive into the dynamic world of fitness and wellness with the electrifying Kenny Santucci! With over a decade of expertise, Santucci has skyrocketed to the summit of New York City’s fitness scene, earning acclaim as one of its most influential trainers and a trailblazer in health and wellness. As the vibrant brand ambassador for Michelob Ultra and Fitaid, and a distinguished Technogym Master Trainer, Santucci ignites passion for fitness like no other.

Listen to:

A person wearing a hood jacket

That badass bucket list guy!

Get ready to buckle up for the thrill ride of a lifetime as we dive into the extraordinary tale of Travis Bell, better known as The Bucket List Guy—the unrivaled champion of bucket list adventures! This isn’t your average rags-to-riches story; it’s a pulse-pounding journey of triumph over adversity and the relentless pursuit of living life to the absolute fullest.

Listen to:

That badass bucket list guy!

Get ready to buckle up for the thrill ride of a lifetime as we dive into the extraordinary tale of Travis Bell, better known as The Bucket List Guy—the unrivaled champion of bucket list adventures! This isn’t your average rags-to-riches story; it’s a pulse-pounding journey of triumph over adversity and the relentless pursuit of living life to the absolute fullest.

Listen to:

A person sign three on his finger.

This is so surreal man!

Get ready to step into the ring with us for an electrifying episode! 🎙️ We’re thrilled to announce that none other than the iconic referee extraordinaire, James Beard, is gracing our podcast with his legendary presence!

Listen to:

This is so surreal man!

Get ready to step into the ring with us for an electrifying episode! 🎙️ We’re thrilled to announce that none other than the iconic referee extraordinaire, James Beard, is gracing our podcast with his legendary presence!

Listen to:

A person bite a red jalapeno.

Bringin the Pain From Canada!

Get ready to spice up your day as we dive into the fiery world of competitive eating with none other than Mike Jack, the 2x Pepper Eating World Champion and holder of multiple Guinness World Records, including the jaw-dropping title of the Fastest Time to Eat 100 Carolina Reaper Peppers!

Listen to:

Bringin the Pain From Canada!

Get ready to spice up your day as we dive into the fiery world of competitive eating with none other than Mike Jack, the 2x Pepper Eating World Champion and holder of multiple Guinness World Records, including the jaw-dropping title of the Fastest Time to Eat 100 Carolina Reaper Peppers!

Listen to:

A person wearing a blue polo.

keep your circle close and your food spicy!

The Hanging With Headlock D Podcast presents an insightful episode featuring Tai Nguyen, the accomplished Chief Operating Officer of Daily Dose Hospitality. 

Listen to:

keep your circle close and your food spicy!

The Hanging With Headlock D Podcast presents an insightful episode featuring Tai Nguyen, the accomplished Chief Operating Officer of Daily Dose Hospitality. 

Listen to:

A person speaking of the many people.

they were eating whole f'ing chickens!

Join us on our latest episode as we step into the riveting world of professional wrestling with a special guest, Houston Carson! 

Listen to:

they were eating whole f'ing chickens!

Join us on our latest episode as we step into the riveting world of professional wrestling with a special guest, Houston Carson! 

Listen to:

A headlock podcast logo.

LET's DO THIS!

Step into the electrifying world of the Hanging With Headlock D Podcast, where FUN takes center stage! Join us for thrilling discussions with an array of guests diving into two of these awesome topics: Pro Wrestling, Food adventures, Hot Sauce explorations, and Fitness.

Listen to:

LET's DO THIS!

Step into the electrifying world of the Hanging With Headlock D Podcast, where FUN takes center stage! Join us for thrilling discussions with an array of guests diving into two of these awesome topics: Pro Wrestling, Food adventures, Hot Sauce explorations, and Fitness.

Listen to:

Your Spicy Podcast Fix

A headlock podcast logo.