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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 […]

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RECAP AND REVIEW: Truth With Consequences – what drove the final wedge between Vince Russo and Eric Bischoff, the differences in their booking philosophies, why Eric may have quashed Bret Hart coming to TNA, who had the most watched segments in the company?

November 17, 2018

Truth With Consequences Release Date: November 11, 2018 Running time: 2:17 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Intro: Recently, Bryan Alvarez said something about Russo that upset him and Bischoff said something about Russo that upset him. Sometimes, it feels like the world is against Vince and it’s a lot to bear. Vince says he lived a life […]

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 […]

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RECAP AND REVIEW: Truth With Consequences on Hulk Hogan In TNA – the insane way Dixie welcomed Hulk, Jeff-Karen-Kurt, the HOF Legend Bischoff wanted to fire, bringing in JR and Bret Hart, and the TNA fantasy football league

October 17, 2018

Truth With Consequences Release Date: October 14th, 2018 Episode 2: Hulk Hogan In TNA Recap by: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Assistant Editor DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD As a rule, Vince didn’t attend TNA’s after parties. He’s not a drinker, but he would sometimes go if they fell on a Monday since he was in the TNA Fantasy Football league. Other members […]

Chris Jericho's Talk is Jericho

RECAP AND REVIEW: Talk is Jericho – 83 Weeks rebuttal with Conrad Thompson: why he turned down the NWO, why there’s no love lost with Scott Hall, working with Ralphus, why he “didn’t really like” Eric Bischoff in WCW

June 18, 2018

Talk is Jericho- Jericho vs Bischoff in WCW- the 83 Weeks Rebuttal Release Date: 06/15/2018 Recap by: Caitlin Lavelle DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN Timestamps 0:00- Introduction (podcast starts at 0:38) 3:23- Interview starts 7:30- Jericho on Meeting Eric Bischoff 18:20- Ad 21:10- Interview resumes 28:30- Jericho on ‘ATM Eric’ 29:40- Jericho on his initial WCW booking 31:50- Jericho on Scott […]

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 […]

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RECAP AND REVIEW: The Jim Ross Report with Eric Bischoff on 83 weeks, the advice he’d give Cody and the Young Bucks, Slobberknocker of the week, the Raw wrestler JR sees as a future World Champion

May 28, 2018

The Jim Ross Report Release Date: May 23, 2018 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro Welcome back to another week of Slobberknocker audio. Eric Bischoff will be on today’s show talking about his podcast ‘83 Weeks’, his involvement with All In as well as a variety of other topics…but up next 1:59 – What’s On […]

Bischoff on Wrestling

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff on Bash at the Beach 2000 – Russo’s infamous shoot promo, Hogan’s reaction, the original plan, Bischoff’s theory on “dirt sheets”

May 24, 2018

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff – Bash at the Beach 2000 Release Date: 05/20/2018 Recap By: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD “Vince Russo is… a very likable guy. You (Conrad) like him because you don’t really know him, and I felt the same way. I was like ‘You know, this guy’s pretty cool.’ He’s got that blue collar, New York, […]

Bischoff on Wrestling

RECAP AND REVIEW: 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff on Bret Hart – Rumors of being “the third man,” why Bret was originally brought in, Starrcade ’97, Dean Malenko, losing $5M per month, Goldberg, plans with Hogan, and more (Ep. 03)

May 18, 2018

  83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff Release Date: 05/13/2018 Recap By: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD ”I’m going to try really hard not to be too disrespectful to Bret, because there’s a lot of things about Bret I do respect. I respect the fact that he made a great living and a career, and made a lot of money in a […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard on No Way Out 2003: Bringing Goldberg into WWE, setting the stage for WrestleMania XIX, how the wrong one-legged wrestler got hired (Ep. 88)

February 27, 2018

Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard – Episode 88 Recap by: Jeff Rush Air Date: 2/23/18 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Noteworthy Items – Why Goldberg was kept off WrestleMania XIX and saved for the night after. – What wrestler was instrumental in bringing Goldberg in. – What led to a big argument between Bruce and the Rock. – The network […]

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PODCAST RECAP AND REVIEW: The Jim Cornette Experience on what his advice would be for OVW talent if he was still there, review of Raw 25, Great Muta’s green mist, Story Time with Ron Fuller (Ep. 216)

February 10, 2018

The Jim Cornette Experience Episode Release Date: January 25,  2018 Recap By: Mark Charles Adams DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories/Moments of interest Jim’s advice for young talent Raw 25 thoughts Recap 00:00:00 – Intro: Jim welcomes us to a thrill pack episode which will include another equipment controversy, Story time with the Tennessee Stud, thoughts on Raw 25 and […]

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PODCAST RECAP AND REVIEW: Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast with Bruce Prichard, Eric Bischoff, and JBL on the Monday Night War, the legend Eric wanted to sign, kissing Stephanie McMahon, the DX invasion, who helped JBL get a raise? (EP. 170)

January 31, 2018

Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast  Release Date: January 25, 2018 Guests: Bruce Prichard, Eric Bischoff, and JBL Recap By: Matthew Wilkinson DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Newsworthy Items Eric never wanted to shut down WWF.     Eric regrets not letting DX invade WCW.    JBL once made sure WWE wouldn’t sell any shirts of his.   Sam thought Raw 25 was good, […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: X-Pac 1,2,360 w/ Konnan on his plans for Aro Lucha, how he returned to Impact, why The Young Bucks didn’t join Lucha Underground, what went wrong with the Max Moon character (Ep. 66)

January 3, 2018

X-Pac 1-2-360 Guest: Konnan Release Date: December 13th, 2017 Recap by: Sean McGraw DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Recap: X-Pac is joined by Jimbo, Denise, Bill, and TK. This week’s guest will be Konnan. The roundtable  is happy that Roy Moore was not elected in Alabama. News: A WWE Superstar is suspended indefinitely: Rich Swann was arrested for allegedly putting his […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast w/ James Storm on his 15 year run in TNA, his memories of being in WCW, the advice Curt Hennig gave him, the one fault of A.J. Styles (Part 1)

December 7, 2017

The Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast Release Date: December 1, 2017 Guest: James Storm Recap by: Jason Darling DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Newsworthy Items: James Storm was in WCW Before his run in WCW, James installed security systems for Brinks Home Security. James once cut the Undertakers lawn The belt EC3 used to whip James Storm was Jeff Jarrett’s James […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast w/ Eric Bischoff on Bret Hart’s comments about him, if WCW 2.0 would have worked, why TNA was like a hand grenade tossing contest with children (Ep. 155)

October 14, 2017

Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast Release Date: October 12, 2017 Guest: Eric Bischoff Recap by: Matthew Wilkinson DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Newsworthy Items Eric is glad to see a return of WCW themes Eric said he never had any control of TNA   Eric thinks Bret Hart is simply a miserable man Sam thought both Hell in a Cell matches were […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Chris Jericho on his upcoming cruise ship, the advice Brian Pillman gave him, what Hulk Hogan admitted Jericho was right about, who created The List?

October 6, 2017

The Ross Report w/Chris Jericho Release Date: September 27, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -The release of Jim’s book/ audio book Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling -Jericho’s upcoming cruise will feature a three day ROH tournament where the winner gets a future world title shot -Jericho’s feelings that Lesnar can sometimes put […]

Bischoff on Wrestling

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Bischoff on Wrestling – remembering Bobby Heenan, meeting with Ultimate Warrior to join WCW, the infamous storyline that Eric regrets, which wrestler was a “parasite?” (Ep. 61)

September 25, 2017

Bischoff on Wrestling – Episode 61 Release Date: September 20, 2017 Recap By: Andrew Soucek, PWPodcasts.com Editor Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Highlights: -Hulk Hogan brought in some of his friends to WCW as part of a “package” deal. -Ultimate Warrior had a crazy amount of ideas for his character, but Bischoff appreciated his passion. -The […]

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