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83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

PODCAST RECAP: 83 Weeks on Superbrawl III, the turmoil and promise surrounding one of WCW biggest events of the year

March 22, 2019

Written Podcast Recap: 83 Weeks – SuperBrawl III Release Date: 02/11/19 Running time: 2:45 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD On today’s podcast, Eric and Conrad cover SuperBrawl III Card was held February 21st, 1993 Eric says during this time period, a lot of things were happening from a management, philosophical and booking point of view that Eric […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Souled Out ’98 – what Eric regrets about the show, why Debra McMichael was let go, WCW becoming more family friendly, the legend who shouldn’t have joined the NWO, why Eric was mad at Konnan

February 1, 2019

83 Weeks – Souled Out ‘98 Release Date: 01/21/19 Running time: 2:28 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD On today’s show, Eric and Conrad talk about the Souled Out 1998 PPV. The PPV was held on January 24th in Dayton, Ohio. Souled out ’98 was not an NWO PPV. Eric regrets they didn’t do another NWO PPV as […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Starrcade ’95 – how Eric’s major meeting with Ted Turner came about, what he would have changed about the show, what the first shot of the Monday Night Wars was, why Hulk Hogan wasn’t on the card

January 8, 2019

83 Weeks – Starrcade 95 Release Date: 12/30/18 Running time: 2:01 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Intro The Show was held on December 27th 1995. It did a 0.36 buy rate, which was the second lowest in company history. The PPV did approximately 83k buys for just over a million for company gross. The concept for this […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Starrcade ’94 – why Randy Savage debuted before the show, if there was any truth to Bret Hart/WCW rumors at the time, why Triple H didn’t work out in WCW

January 1, 2019

83 Weeks With Eric Bischoff – Starrcade ‘94 Release Date: 12/24/18 Running time: 2:37 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Intro: Eric admits off the top this show was horrible. He knew he was going to get his butt kicked by Conrad during this podcast. The card was held December 27th in Nashville. It did 8,200 fans for […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Starrcade ’97 – why Kevin Nash missed the show, the original plans for the main event, the blown finish, Eric clears up rumors on NWO Thunder, Val Venis, and Earl Hebner

December 13, 2018

83 Weeks – Starrcade ‘97 Release date: December 10, 2018 Recap by: Caitlin Lavelle DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Introduction On this week’s 83 Weeks, Eric Bischoff & Conrad Thompson talk about Starrcade 1997. Starrcade ’97, which Conrad calls the, “culmination of the biggest storyline in WCW history,” broke WCW ticket sale and attendance records, and drew the biggest gate in […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Eric Bischoff in the AWA – how Ninja Star Wars got him into the business, his first meeting with Verne Gagne, why he once challenged DDP to a fight, the troubled last days of the company

December 2, 2018

83 Weeks – AWA Release Date: November 26, 2018 Running time: 2:12 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Intro On today’s podcast, Conrad and Eric cover the AWA. Moving to Minneapolis Eric moved to Minneapolis when he was 14. At the time he didn’t have any friends and was a bit of a loner As a kid, he […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Eric Bischoff’s first year in WWE – making out with Stephanie McMahon, the star he never felt “a connection” with on-screen, why the initial brand split didn’t work, the wedding of Billy and Chuck

November 25, 2018

83 Weeks – Eric Bischoff’s First Year in WWE Release date: November 19, 2018 Recap by: Caitlin Lavelle DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Last week, Eric & Conrad Thompson dissected Eric’s WWE debut. In this episode, they break down the rest of Eric’s first year (and some change) in the company as Raw’s on-screen General Manager. Stephanie McMahon Eric talks about […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Eric Bischoff’s WWE debut, why he didn’t sign with the company sooner, how Vince McMahon got him to join, the wrestlers who were the most shocked he was there, what he wishes he would have done differently

November 17, 2018

83 Weeks – Eric’s WWE Debut Release Date: November 12, 2018 Running time: 1:29:28 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD WWF Comes Calling July 15th, 2002 Raw – Eric makes his debut on Raw. Prior to joining the WWE, Eric had been invited to work on a show called Matt Rats. It was an athletic, high-flying type show […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks Q&A on meeting with Russo, name-dropping Ted Turner, Bullet Club, WCW tape library and more

November 9, 2018

Written Podcast Recap: 83 Weeks – Q&A Release Date: November 5th, 2018 Recap by: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Assistant Editor DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Bischoff comes out hot on Vince Russo. First question is from Russo – why won’t Bischoff meet with him face to face? Eric calls him a delusional, lying POS. He says he got burned by him twice, […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks on Halloween Havoc ’95 – the “stupid statement” Vince McMahon made to the WWF locker room, the superstar who wrestled with a detached retina, Sumo Monster Truck insight, who told DDP to stop using their finishing move?

November 7, 2018

83 weeks – Halloween Havoc 1995 Release Date: October 29th, 2018 Run Time: 1:53:14 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Show Rundown:  Eric spends the first 6 minutes complimenting Conrad because he knows he’s gonna be roasted on this show. The show takes place on Oct 29 1995 at Joe Louis arena. At end of September, Vince and […]

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff on Dusty Rhodes – recollections of Dusty as a booker and commentator, joining the NWO, the moment that had the biggest impact on Eric and more

June 15, 2018

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff – Dusty Rhodes Release Date: 06/11/2018 Recap By: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD This show was released on the three-year anniversary of the passing of Dusty Rhodes. Conrad notes that this episode will see a departure from the usual cross examination format and will instead be more of a walk down memory lane as he and Eric […]