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Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestling With on Vince Russo – his pitch for an O.J. Simpson match, why he left the WWF, how much credit should get for the Attitude Era? (Ep. 51)

June 21, 2017

Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard – Vince Russo in the WWF Air Date: 6/16/17 Episode 51 Recap by: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Noteworthy Items (full timestamps at the end) – Russo once trained with Johnny Rodz to become a pro wrestler – Russo pitched O.J. Simpson vs. Ron Goldman in a “Choose your weapon” match for WrestleMania […]

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Quick Quotes: Bruce Prichard explains how the DX Invasion unfolded, who inspired The Rock’s third-person persona

June 20, 2017

During this week’s episode of Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard: Vince Russo In The WWE, Conrad Thompson asked Bruce about some major moments during the Attitude Era and his thoughts on Vince Russo’s contributions to them. Russo recently taking credit for writing the DX invasion on Nitro: “The DX Invasion is something that was brought up in a production […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on Hulk Hogan’s 1988, why Bruce was terrified of working with Andre, what inspired Hogan to pitch the feud with Boss Man, who won the practice Royal Rumbles?

June 16, 2017

Something To Wrestle With – Hulk Hogan’s 1988 Release Date: June 1, 2017 Recap by: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Highlights (full timestamps at the end): – There were several practice runs done prior to the first Royal Rumble. Don Muraco won them all. – Pat Patterson invented the Rumble concept, envisioning it as a “reverse battle royal.” – […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on Eric Bischoff in WWE, the backstage fight with Ric Flair, Gerald Brisco taking him down, Snoop Dogg and Kevin Dunn, Eric and Stephanie making out (Ep. 48)

June 15, 2017

Something To Wrestle With… Eric Bischoff in WWE Release Date: May 26, 2017 Recap by: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Highlights (full timestamps at the end) – Insight on Bischoff’s 1990 audition with the WWF – Bischoff was considered for roles in the Invasion and NWO storyline – Bischoff and Ric Flair came to blows backstage in 2003 – […]

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QUICK QUOTES: What was the feeling backstage following Steve Austin’s walkout?

June 10, 2017

Something To Wrestle With… Bruce Prichard (Episode 50: Austin Walks Out) Air date: 6/9/17 The decision was made for Austin to put over Brock Lesnar in a King of the Ring qualifying match. This would be done on Raw with no build up. Austin would instead no-show that Raw and walk out of the company for an extended period. Here’s […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: X-Pac, 1,2,360 w/ Road Dogg on gaining Vince McMahon’s trust, his backstage role, Owen Hart pranks, wrestling critics needing to “grow up” (Ep. 40)

June 8, 2017

X-Pac 1,2,360 Guest: Brian James (Road Dogg) Release Date: June 7, 2017 Recap by: Christopher Gaspare DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Newsworthy Items -Vince didn’t want James to return due to his drug history, but HHH vouched for him -James has attempted to make amends to The Rock and The Undertaker for his past actions -James was proudest of Alexa […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Taz reveals he once turned down a match with Brock Lesnar at Madison Square Garden

June 5, 2017

While Taz was working as a commentator on SmackDown, Vince McMahon apparently approached him with the idea of taking on Brock Lesnar at Madison Square Garden. This news was revealed on The Taz Show (transcription via WrestleZone): “I’m over there doing the commentary for the WWE at the SmackDown table several years ago. And Brock was just cooking up before, and basically, they […]

Colt Cabana's Art of Wrestling

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Colt Cabana’s “The Art of Wrestling” w/ Larry Zbyszko on why he started wearing karate gear, the reason he carried nunchucks with him, how he met Bruno Sammartino, Fabulous Moolah damaging his car (#353)

June 2, 2017

The Art of Wrestling with Colt Cabana Release Date: May 31, 2017 Guest: Larry Zbyszko Recap by: Josh Coulson DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Newsworthy items Colt thinks he may have wrestled on Jack Swagger’s first independent show in the United States since he left WWE. Larry Zbyszko planned to retire from wrestling in his mid-40s so that he could play pro […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With King of the Ring 1996, McMahon doesn’t get 3:16, Why Warrior wore a baseball cap, how Triple H felt about the KOTR crown (Ep. 47)

May 31, 2017

Something To Wrestle With – KING OF THE RING 1996 Air Date: 5/19/17 Recap by: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Notable Items (full Time Stamps at the end) – Hall and Nash openly campaigned for Bret Hart to be the “third man” in the NWO. – The Ultimate Warrior wore a baseball cap while in character on TV to avoid being […]

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Quick Quotes: Bruce Prichard reveals Vince McMahon’s thoughts on bringing Eric Bischoff into WWE and the feeling behind the scenes.

May 27, 2017

From Something To Wrestle With… Bruce Prichard: Eric Bischoff in the WWE (Ep. 48) Air date: 5/26/17. This transcription comes from PWPodcasts.com Contributor Jeff Rush: In May of 2002, Kevin Nash reached out to Eric Bischoff to give him a heads up that Vince McMahon was going to call and offer him an on-air role. Vince did, in fact, call […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on WWECW, Vince McMahon’s love of trolling Jim Ross, The Zombie, why the relaunch failed miserably (Ep. 46)

May 26, 2017

Something To Wrestle With: WWECW Air Date: 5/12/17 Recap by: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Noteworthy items (full timestamps at the end) This show was nearly three-and-a-half hours long and loaded with interesting items. A few that stood out: –       Punjabi Big Bossman. –       Following the success of the first ECW One Night Stand PPV, Vince McMahon was the […]

Chris Jericho's Talk is Jericho

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Talk Is Jericho w/ Jinder Mahal on Vince McMahon writing his promos, trying to become a hated heel, almost joining Impact

May 23, 2017

Talk is Jericho with Chris Jericho Guest: Jinder Mahal Release Date: May 17, 2017 Recap by: Armando G. Ureña, PWPpodcasts.com Reporter DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Newsworthy Items -Kayfabe still has a presence in India. -Jinder Mahal thinks a WWE show in Delhi could outsell WrestleMania 32, assuming there’s a stadium big enough. -Vince McMahon has been directly involved with […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Chris Jericho on who he originally wanted to face at WrestleMania, how the Kevin Owens alliance began, the way his recent run was supposed to end

May 19, 2017

Chris Jericho was a recent guest on Busted Open Radio and shared some insight as to how his latest run in the company was going to end. Here are the highlights: Why he ended up sticking around longer in his latest run: “I was supposed to finish up after WrestleMania, that Monday afterward. At about, December, maybe, Vince called me […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Stephanie McMahon on her evil character, George “The Animal” Steele scaring her as a child, whether she ever considered another line of work

May 8, 2017

Stephanie McMahon was a recent guest on This Morning and talked about a variety of WWE topics. Here are the highlights: Discussing her character: “I am portraying a piece of the authority. So I do represent the ownership in real-life and as a character on television. So my character abuses her authority and power pretty much at every turn to […]

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