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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 ’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 […]

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RECAP AND REVIEW: Sitting Ringside with David Penzer – Bruce Mitchell talks Front Row Section D shenanigans, Sid’s squeegee, Arn Anderson’s interesting distinction, and more.

December 5, 2018

Sitting Ringside with David Penzer Release Date: 11/26/18 Recap by: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Assistant Editor DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Special Guest – Bruce Mitchell -Lots of talk about literally sitting ringside. Bruce says he used to notice Penzer at a lot of the shows and feel bad for him likely having seen the same matches 4-5 nights in a row […]

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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 […]

Cornette's Drive-Thru

PODCAST RECAP: Jim Cornette’s Drive-Thru on what Fritz Von Erich, Verne Gagne, and Jim Crocckett would change in the 1980s, Sting in TNA, what Jack Nicholson told Paul Heyman, why Kevin Dunn got mad over The Brood (Ep. 56)

June 9, 2018

Jim Cornette’s Drive-Thru Episode 56 Release date: June 04, 2018 Recap by: Paul Briody Top stories/moments of interest: • Usual format in which Brian Last asks Jim Cornette listener questions about current wrestling and wrestling history with great chemistry between the two. 0:00 – Jim is pleased with Brian’s intro this week: “Sooner or later a blind squirrel will find […]

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 […]

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PODCAST RECAP AND REVIEW: The Steve Austin Show with Vampiro on the WCW stars who initially snubbed him, why he’s not a fan of the WWE system, his take on the Sexy Star/Rosemary situation, Season 4 of Lucha Underground

March 4, 2018

The Steve Austin Show Release Date: March 1st, 2018 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro (The podcast actually starts at 2:57. The first 2:56 are sponsor reads) We are at 317 Gimmick Street once again and on today’s show is Ian Hodgkinson aka Vampiro who is in LA for the Lucha Underground TV tapings. They’ll […]

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PODCAST RECAP AND REVIEW: The Jim Cornette Experience on January 1988, the payoffs, attendance figures, anecdotes, the reason Big Bubba left the NWA, why it was the beginning of the end (Ep. 213)

January 24, 2018

The Jim Cornette Experience Episode 213 Release Date: January 4, 2018 Recap By: Mark Charles Adams DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories/Moments of interest Jim’s New Year resolutions! Jim’s thoughts on his own thoughts on the state of modern wrestling generally from Episode 212 Very detailed look back at business in January 1988 Recap 0:00:00 – Intro: Jim opens the […]

Wade Keller interview with Stan Hansen
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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast w/ Jim Ross on the differences between WWE and NJPW announcing, his thoughts on Sting’s full potential, classic Road Warrior Hawk interview

October 24, 2017

Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast – Interview Friday Release Date: October 20, 2017 Guest: Jim Ross Recap by: Jason Darling DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Newsworthy Items: Jim calls out Bill Watts for not being open and honest with talent or members of his staff during the late ’80s, Vince McMahon being the complete opposite. One night after Raw, Vince said […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast w /Seth Rollins on his return from injury, if The Shield should have gone on longer, losing the Curb Stomp, teaming with Dean Ambrose (Ep. 148)

August 24, 2017

Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast Release Date: August 24, 2017 Guest: Seth Rollins Recap By: Matthew Wilkinson DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Newsworthy Items Seth Rollins hated losing the Curb Stomp Rollins would be open to a Shield reunion Rollins wanted to return as a face after his injury Rollins felt that the Shield had a babyface run in them Sam Roberts […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Dave Sullivan on why he didn’t like playing Evad, his relationship with Hulk Hogan, storyline with DDP and Kimberly

August 5, 2017

Dave Sullivan was a recent guest on the Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling podcast, and talked about his “brother” Kevin Sullivan, his run as Evad, and more. Here are the highlights they sent along: Who came up with him becoming Kevin Sullivan’s “kayfabe” brother: “That was Kevin. Kevin came up with it in the office and Mike Graham who […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: What Happened When w/ Tony Schiavone on Bash at the Beach ’96, Hogan’s shocking turn, what the announcers knew, who the other “third man” choices were (Ep. 23)

July 6, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED WHEN MONDAY WITH TONY SCHIAVONE & CONRAD THOMPSON Episode 21: WCW Bash At The Beach 1996 Release Date: July 3, 2017 Recap by: Dominic DeAngelo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Newsworthy Items: -Hogan’s infamous heel turn -Who could be the “third man”? -The major players in the heel turn -What did (and didn’t) the announce team know going […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: What Happened When w/ Tony Schiavone on WCW Mayhem, Russo and Ferrara taking over, the Cruiserweight that Tony never liked, a creepy fan who harassed his family (Ep. 18)

June 5, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED WHEN MONDAY WITH TONY SCHIAVONE & CONRAD THOMPSON Episode 17: WCW Mayhem 1999 Release Date: May 29th, 2017 Recap by: Dominic DeAngelo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Newsworthy Items: -The beginning of the end for WCW -Russo & Ferrara’s (surprisingly) positive influence on the company -“Nothing Happening” Evan Karagias -Tony’s untold story Subjects covered (with timestamps) (9:10) The […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Sting talks whether he regrets missing out on a match with The Undertaker, when he fell in love with pro wrestling, Rick Rude

April 28, 2017

Sting was recently interviewed by Sports Illustrated and talked about missing out a match with The Undertaker, his thoughts on Rick Rude, and more. Here are some of the highlights: His desire to have a match against The Undertaker: “I regret not being able to get in the ring with him one time. It would have been great, but I’m […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: What Happened When with Tony Schiavone (April 10), Reliving The Terror Of Halloween Havoc 1992

April 12, 2017

What Happened When with Tony Schiavone and Conrad Thompson Episode 11, April 10, 2017 “WCW Halloween Havoc 1992” HIGHLIGHTS -Jack Roberts lost a ton of money from his jump to WCW, partly due to Bill Watts, and also because of a bad business deal with the WWF. -WCW was struggling financialy after the departure of Ric Flair. Halloween Havoc that year […]

Gorilla Position

Gorilla Position #42 – James & Rob talk wrestling (Oct. 22, 2015)

October 23, 2015

Gorilla Position – Episode 42 Hosts: James Delow and Rob Leigh Date: October 22, 2015 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Recap By Tania Leong Top News Items – Raw Review: James and Rob thought that Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels, and Ric Flair were mis-used during Raw and their segments were done without purpose. They thought that some of the bookings on […]

Gorilla Position

Gorilla Position #39 – Interview w/Paul O’Brien (Sept. 30, 2015)

October 2, 2015

Gorilla Position – Episode 39 Hosts: James Delow and Rob Leigh Guest: Author Paul O’Brien Date: September 30, 2015 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Recap By Tania Leong Top News Items – Interview with wrestling author Paul O’Brien: James and O’Brien discussed how O’Brien transitioned from being a wrestling fan to being a writer of wrestling novels. O’Brien said that he didn’t […]

Heated Conversations with Booker T

Heated Conversations with Booker T (Sept. 26, 2015)

September 28, 2015

HEATED CONVERSATIONS WITH BOOKER T HOST: BOOKER T GUEST: BOBBY V RELEASE DATE: SEPT. 26, 2015 DIRECT LINK TO STREAM OR DOWNLOAD EPISODE Review by Kevin Holloran, PWPodcasts.com reporter TOPICS COVERED (w/Time Stamps) Show Intro – 1:45 Night of Champions recap/Sting Injury – 6:50 His In-Ring Retirement – 15:00 Deontay Wilder/boxing talk – 21:10 UFC fight night 75 – 23:00 […]

We Watch Wrestling

We Watch Wrestling with Matt McCarthy – Episode #108 (Sept. 23, 2015)

September 25, 2015

WE WATCH WRESTLING – EPISODE #108 HOST: MATT MCCARTHY COHOSTS: VINCE AVERILL, TOM SIBLEY RELEASE DATE: SEPT. 23, 2015  DIRECT LINK TO STREAM OR DOWNLOAD EPISODE Report by Steven Ganyo, PWPodcast reporter TOP QUOTES Matt: “They have done such a splendid job of making Sting look like a f—ing loser.” Vince: “I like JBL. You know, Bischoff, whatever.” Tom: “She’s a […]

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