RECAP AND REVIEW: Prime Time with Sean Mooney – Wendi Richter on breaking into the business, the Rock ‘N Wrestling Connection, the Spider Lady double-cross, thoughts on Moolah, WWE HOF and more.

Prime Time With Sean Mooney – Wendi Richter 

Release Date: 11/28/18

Running time: 54 min

Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo


Sean welcomes one of the trail blazers for women’s wrestling, Wendi Richter. Topics include:

-Wendi is training dogs for competition and got first place in a recent event.

-Wendi grew up in Louisiana and was showing horses in Texas.

-How she got into wrestling after going to some wrestling matches which featured Fabulous Moolah. It was love at first site.

-How she got into wrestling school and being a natural in the ring.

-How tough travelling was and how small the payoffs were, especially after paying Moolah her cut.

-What a typical week would be. She would do a run for a couple of months then get a few weeks off.

-Joyce Grable took Wendi under her wing and also helped a lot of women in the business.

-The reason she stayed with the WWF for only a year and a half was because she was getting paid less than the opening matches.

-After leaving the WWF, she went back to college. She’s thankful for her education and is making far more now than she ever made in wrestling.

-How Wendi got involved in the Rock ‘N Wrestling Connection, representing Cindy Lauper in a match with Moolah.

-When she realized how big wrestling was getting.

-How she treated every wrestling match and represented women’s wrestling

-Wendi getting double crossed by Moolah and the WWF and how much that hurt.

-Wendi’s relationship with Moolah and how she did not like her.

-What she would say to Moolah if she could.

-Getting inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and how her relationship with the WWE is, and what it means for her to be in the HOF.

-Wendi’s thoughts on the current women’s product.

-Wendi recommends getting an education and having a personal relationship with god.

Review: This podcast was ok, but compared to the last few weeks of Prime Time, this show wasn’t as good. I found Wendi to be an awkward guest and Sean had to work to get information out of her. Thumbs in the middle for me on this one. Rating: 7/10

About Joe:

Joe is a long time wrestling fan from Toronto. He’s a co-host on The Pull Apart: The Pro Wrestling Podcast Podcast with Jeff Rush and Caitlin Lavelle, available to PWTorch VIP Members. A life goal of his is to be a guest host on one of Wade Keller’s post-show podcasts. He doesn’t consider himself any sort of expert, he just likes wrestling. Check him out on Twitter and Instagram @ja113

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