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Elevation Radio's host John Kline brings you the latest news and interviews in MMA, Pro Wrestling, NFL, NBA and more! Former guests include: Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Frank Shamrock, Vince Papale, Dan Severn, J.J. Dillon, Cullen Jones and many more! Elevation Radio debuted January 14, 2009.

After over a year long hiatus, Elevation returned March 29, 2011 joining the Fake Radio Network along with Vertially Striped Radio and The No Name Show.


Show Date/Listen/Download Show Information
January 14, 2009 The first show episode. Topics included Ricky Henderson in the Hall of Fame and the NFL playoffs. Before the technical glitches took place, we had a great conversation with The Ed.
January 15, 2009 Elevation pontificates on the UFC, NFL, WWE, and upcoming guests
January 21, 2009 Download Show 3 and listen to the definitive Ed interview. Imagine Frost/Nixon instead it was Elevation/Ed. Topics included life and boxing in Las Vegas, and the numerous celebs The Ed has come across over the years.
February 6, 2009 Listen to John's interview with MMA legend Frank Shamrock!
February 13, 2009 Elevation talks to the delightful Bryan Alvarez about the latest goings on in WWE, UFC, and the rest of the combat world. Check it out y'all!
February 19, 2009 Listen to John's interview with the great wrestling star Jerry Lynn. Also included on this episode, a conversation with The Ed, NBA Trade Machine fun with Wank, and all the latest in MMA and NASCAR.
February 27, 2009 Sparks fly on El. Street as the great Bret Hart joins John for a fantastic 25 minute interview. The Hitman discussed the possibility of a reconciliation with Shawn Michaels and whether he would ever be interested in returning to the WWE in some sort of on screen role. The show also covers the latest happenings in NFL Free Agency, MLB, and Executive Decision.
March 6, 2009 Fresh off the heels of his record breaking interview with the Hitman, John will be back later this week with special guest Wes Mallettee, a sports marketing executive and former VP of MTV to discuss changes in the economic landscape of sports and how Michael Phelps and A-Rod should have handled their scandals.
March 13, 2009 Hear John's interview with Ryan Couture, the son of UFC legend Randy Couture. Hear them talk about Ryan's up and coming career and his experiences managing the Xtreme Couture gym in Las Vegas.
March 17, 2009 Download the strongest episode of Elevation Radio ever. Highlights include the interview with Vince Papale, a ton of tourney talk, The Ed, and John's father challenging Kimbo Slice to a fight.
April 2, 2009 Tune in this Thursday night to hear John talk about his amazing bracket success and his interview with wrestling legend J.J. Dillon.
April 23, 2009 Tune in Thursday April 22nd for another episode of Elevation Radio. John will be joined by his pal Andrew to breakdown the latest happenings in NBA, NHL, and MLB.
May 26, 2009 After a long hiatus, John and Bill return to break down the latest in NBA, MMA, and NHL.
June 3, 2009 Tune in this Wednesday to hear John and Drew's interview with basketball expert and IMG executive Anthony Macri.
June 24, 2009 Elevation Radio returns with John and co. expressing disappointment over the US Open, previewing the NBA draft,discussing the latest trends in MLB and Don Fehr's retirement. Also The Ed shares his thoughts on Cal Ripken, prison, Kevin Costner, and Tim Sylvia.
July 10, 2009 John breaks down the entire UFC 100 card, and shares his thoughts on the Phils, Steve McNair, the MJ funeral and more.
September 22, 2009 Listen to John's interview with wrestling legend Ivan Koloff. The Russian Bear shared stories about Bruno Sammartino, Andre the Giant, other legends and talked about his campaign in great detail. The show also featured Elevation Sr.calling out Kimbo Slice to fight him, Stetka on NFL, and The Ed on the American PPV market.
October 23, 2009 Listen to John's amazingly entertaining 50 minute interview with wrestling and MMA legend Dan "The Beast" Severn. Topics covered include: The early days of the UFC, his collegiate and amateur wrestling career,The Ultimate Fighter, Brock Lesnar, his experiences with Ken Shamrock, Rashad Evans, Jim Cornette, how politicians should be stoned and more.
November 20, 2009 Hear John's interview with internationally renowned swimmer, and 2008 Olympic Gold medalist Cullen Jones. Cullen discussed being a part of the Gold Medal winning 4x100 relay team with Michael Phelps, Jason Lezak, and Garrett Weber-Gale, being a hero to the African-American community, and his new foundation devoted to promoting swimming within minority communities. Also plenty of UFC and World Cup Talk.
December 11, 2009 OK folks, join us on Elevation Radio this Friday when I will be joined by sports PR guru Wesley Mallette. Wes is the owner of the elite sports marketing and PR firm Comment Communications, which has worked with such clients as: USA Swimming & Cullen Jones BET Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid MGM/Twentieth Century Fox Slamball Rock Racing Professional Cycling NBA Players Association and so much more. Wes joined me on the show back in the spring to talk about his company, his interactions and advice for Jose Canseco, how people like Roger Clemens and Michael Phelps should have dealt with their problems and such. This time he will be on to discuss Tiger Woods' handling of his current situation, how he would advise Tiger, Andre Agassi's strange decision to trash himself, Ron Artest, and the Tim Donaghy and more. Also latest NFL, MLB, and UFC talk.
February 3, 2010 Check out John's interview with 3 time Jamaican Olympic bobsledder Devon Harris. Devon was a member of the 1988 Jamaican team that competed in Calgary and served as the inspiration. He spoke in-depth about his Olympic memories, his thoughts on the events at Whistler Sliding Center, Cool Runnings, his books and more. Also hear John's random phone calls including NBA trade recap from Wank, life and educational advice for his 14 year old cousin Brendan and so much more.
March 2, 2010 Listen to John's interview with MMA legend Don Frye. Don was in a very game attitude and spoke about his long friendship with Dan Severn, early UFC memories, the Takayama fight in PRIDE, his part in Antonio Inoki's retirement match, acting and more. You will laugh at least 10 times during this episode or your $$$ back.
March 29, 2011 Finally, The Elevation has come back to BlogTalkRadio. Check out this fine episode of Elevation Radio to hear the latest on WrestleMania, NCAA hoops, Orioles baseball, The Ed yelling and threatening to sell a child, and me giving "life" lessons to my cousin Brendan. Great stuff. Fun show. Check it out.