Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about some of the big news stories in and around sports entertainment including:
- Stephanie McMahon’s “loose talks” with Ronda Rousey about a WWE appearance
- Duke Roufus’ recent comments that another CM Punk-UFC fight seems likely
- The recent Reuters editorial questioning whether or not WWE’s ties to Donald Trump will affect their ability to expand in China
- John Cena as the host of SNL and Chinese ambassador for WWE
- Booker T’s announcement that he is running for Mayor of Houston in 2019
- Del Rio’s fight with Raffy the Ninja Turtle, a luchador, at a show in Mexico over the weekend
Eric then welcomes his guest for the week Sean “X-Pac/Syxx” Waltman. Sean chats with Eric about:
- How he originally broke in to the pro wrestling business
- Being a smaller wrestler in a big man’s business during the late-80’s and early-90’s
- Whether or not he ever considered changing up his style due to injuries
- The drug culture, or lack thereof, in WWE during the early-90’s
- How strictly enforced the WWE and WCW steroid policies were in the mid-90’s
- Why he thinks Eric fired him from WCW before he jumped back to WWE
- Eric’s side of the story on why he released Sean
- A funny story Nick has about Sean from the independent wrestling scene
Once Sean’s interview wraps up Eric moves on to his new segment “Playing In The Dirt” where he takes a look back at headlines from pro wrestling dirt sheets from different points in his career. This week Eric comments on headlines from August 1992 pertaining to steroid use in WCW and the odds of Ric Flair jumping to WCW from WWE.
Eric then closes the show by answering some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including:
- (@MrMykal87) Were you, or are you still, surprised that you somehow escaped being parodied - in WWE's Billionaire Ted skits?
- (@RussellAsks) What was the mat rats promotion you were rumored to have been bankrolling/involved with to some capacity? Very curious
- (@_killswitch879) I would love to hear how u planned to use Shawn o'haire if wcw would of stayed open.
- (@libraryjohn85) Is there a signing you made while in charge of WCW that you would take back if you could?
- (@JeremyDavis78) Can you shed some light on the Hogan/kidman fued? Was @HulkHogan shooting on the mic? Real heat?
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