Largest nationally syndicated pro-wrestling and mixed martial arts radio show expanding to Saturdays

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Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive is now airing Saturdays at 1 PM ET and Sundays at 6 PM ET on the Sports Byline USA Radio Network. The show is the longest-running and most listened-to wrestling and mixed martial arts radio show in the world.

The nationally-syndicated Wrestling Observer Live radio show with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive is expanding to Saturdays at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT beginning November 29th on the Sports Byline USA Radio Network. The one-hour Saturday show will be followed Sundays by a two-hour live edition beginning at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT.

Wrestling Observer Live is the largest, longest-running and most listened-to pro-wrestling/mixed martial arts radio show in the world. It debuted in 1999 with Alvarez and Dave Meltzer on the now-defunct, where it was the most listened-to show broadcasting nationwide from Times Square in New York City. After Eyada folded, the show moved to the Sports Byline USA Radio Network in San Francisco, CA, where it has aired continuously ever since.

"I am so excited to add a Saturday morning show," said Alvarez, 39, who produces the show from his home studio in Bothell, WA. "I love wrestling and I love live radio, so I couldn't ask for a better job."

Sports Byline USA has over 200 affiliates around the United States and overseas, broadcasting to over 2.2 million listeners per week. Sports Byline’s distribution network includes The Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, over 500 stations on the American Forces Network, Cable Radio Networks Digital Radio and SiriusXM Radio on the SportsZone channel. Wrestling Observer Live also streams worldwide through, the SiriusXM Radio app, TuneIn Radio and iHeart Radio.

In addition to his Sports Byline USA hosting duties, Alvarez, a former pro-wrestler himself, produces an average of 12 additional podcasts per week, talking the latest news in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), TNA Impact Wrestling, the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) and more. The podcasts are available for subscribers to his website, The website's audio archive also contains over 6,000 shows dating back to the site's inception in 2005.

"What can I say?" Alvarez said. "I love it."

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