Bischoff on Wrestling

Bischoff on Wrestling

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With over twenty-five years in sports entertainment, Eric Bischoff brings a fresh take on the topics fans are most passionate about. Whether it’s a main event from the most recent episode of RAW, fallout from a big WWE Network special, major news & rumors on the backstage politics of sports entertainment, or the rapidly emerging Indy wrestling scene: nothing is off limits. Catch “Bischoff on Wrestling,” every Wednesday, exclusively from PodcastArena.com!

Episodes

Ep 26 feat. Jim Ross: WWE's UK & Japan Ambitions, Kurt Angle To WWE HOF, More  

This week’s episode of Bischoff on Wrestling starts with Eric talking about his friend Kurt Angle being announced for the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame. Eric also takes a moment to discuss a couple of the other top news stories of the week in his “Business of Pro Wrestling” segment including: - The passing of Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka - The road to the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania - Vince McMahon reportedly wanting Undertaker to work with a younger star at WrestleMania - More… Eric then welcomes his guest for the week WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross! Ross speaks candidly to Eric about: - Reinventing himself since leaving WWE - Why he left WCW - His venture in to BBQ Sauce and Eric’s venture in to the craft beer markets - Why he enjoys his current schedule - Getting to do commentary for Wrestle Kingdom 11 World of Sports future - Working on his autobiography - WWE’s global expansion - Kenny Omega’s NJPW status and whether he thinks he will wind up in WWE - Who his One Bad Cat is - Something about him you don’t know - More… Eric then closes the show by answering some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag. Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This week’s episode is brought to you by - SDI: Find out more about SDI by visiting SDI.edu/bischoff - Pro Wrestling Tees: get your official Bischoff on Wrestling shirt over at prowrestlingtees.com/bischoff! #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #TJDeSantis #JimRoss #WWEHallOfFame #NJPW #WorldOfSport #KurtAngle #JimmySnuka #WCW #RoyalRumble #WrestleMania #WrestleKingdom

Ep 25 feat. Jonathan Coachman: TNA's Sale To Anthem, Arm Wrestling Past, More  

This week’s episode of Bischoff on Wrestling starts with Eric talking to Nick about his past as a professional arm wrestling broadcaster. This leads in to Eric telling the story of how he got the giant scar he has on his arm. Eric also takes a moment at the top of the show to comment on the recent sale of TNA to Anthem. He also offers an update on his current lawsuit with TNA. Eric then welcomes his guest for the week his former WWE RAW GM Assistant and current ESPN personality Jonathan Coachman! Coachman speaks candidly to Eric about: - What his dream job was when he was a child - Growing up in a diverse family - His parents reaction to him working for WWE - Wanting to be an actor when he was in college - His brief job as a “Boyfriend In A Box” - What it was like covering Owen Hart’s passing while working as a local reporter in Kansas City - Who at WWE was the person that hired him - What his first few years with WWE were like - Learning to wrestle because he was getting so much heat - Why he was nervous to do his first physical thing ever in the ring - Tajiri’s tendency to mess with people - The effect The Rock leaving WWE had on his Hollywood career - Why he left WWE for ESPN and what that transition was like - The stigma of being a “wrestling guy” on ESPN - Ronda Rousey’s most recent loss - Who his “One Bad Cat” is - What’s something about him that we don’t know - More… Eric then closes the show by answering some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag. Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This week’s episode is brought to you by: - SDI: Find out more about SDI by visiting SDI.edu/bischoff - Pro Wrestling Tees: get your official Bischoff on Wrestling shirt over at prowrestlingtees.com/bischoff! #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #TJDeSantis #JonathanCoachman #ESPN #VinceMcMahon #OwenHart #TheRock #Tajiri #RondaRousey

Ep 24 feat. Booker T: WCW In October '96, Ronda Rousey's Latest Loss, More  

This week’s episode of Bischoff on Wrestling starts with Eric talking to Nick and TJ about Ronda Rousey’s latest loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. How does it affect her draw? Can she be a success in WWE? Should she have another fight? They then dive in to their Playing In The Dirt segment where Eric takes a look back at pro wrestling dirt sheets headlines from different points in his career. This week they take a look back at some of the headlines about WCW from October 1996. Eric then welcomes his guest for the week former WWE/WCW World Heavyweight Champion Booker T! Booker speaks candidly to Eric about: - How he lives vicariously through his Reality of Wrestling pro wrestling academy - His debut in WCW alongside his brother Stevie Ray as Cane & Cole - Working War Games alongside Vader and Sid Justice - Feeling like a fly on the wall for many of wrestling’s biggest moments - The crowd getting behind the NWO as heels more than Harlem Heat as baby faces - How movies and pro wrestling are alike - Harlem Heat’s match against The Outsiders from Halloween Havoc 1996 - What his experience was like jumping from WCW to WWE - If he kept the WCW World Heavyweight Championship and US Championships after the last episode of Monday Nitro - What motivated him to decide to run for Mayor of Houston - Comparisons that are made behind his run for Mayor and Trump’s run for President - The differences between how people present themselves in public and in the board room - His Best-Of-Seven Series with Chris Benoit from WCW - Something that people may not know about him - More… Eric then closes the show by answering some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag. Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This week’s episode is brought to you by: - SDI: Find out more about SDI by visiting SDI.edu/bischoff - Blue Apron: Get three FREE meals from Blue Apron at blueapron.com/bischoff - Pro Wrestling Tees: get your official Bischoff on Wrestling shirt over at prowrestlingtees.com/bischoff! #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #TJDeSantis #BookerT #RondaRousey #AmandaNunes #UFC #WCW #Vader #NWO

Ep 23 feat. Nick "Eugene" Dinsmore: Too Many WWE PPVs?, SURPRISE GUEST, More  

This week’s episode of Bischoff on Wrestling starts with Eric talking to Nick about watching Monday Night RAW this week with his good friend and WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan! Nick then jumps in to Bischoff on Wrestling’s pro wrestling “topic of the week”. This week’s topic is “PPV Business”. Eric dives deep in to a discussion about the apparent lack of interest in WWE’s “B-Show” Network specials and what he thinks is a successful way to drive PPV business. Eric then welcomes his guest for the week former WWE Superstar Nick “Eugene” Dinsmore. Dinsmore chats with Eric about: How he broke in to the pro wrestling business Dinsmore’s short run with WCW in 1998 The genesis of the idea for the Eugene character Eric & Dinsmore’s reactions to finding out they would be working together The UK trip that led to Dinsmore being sent to rehab by WWE for prescription pain pills Dinsmore’s beauty pageant wife Dinsmore’s new pro wrestling company WWE taking a more active interest in the independent pro wrestling scene and whether or not that is a good thing More… Once Dinsmore’s interview wraps up Eric moves on to his“Playing In The Dirt” segment. Typically he takes a look back at headlines from pro wrestling dirt sheets from different points in his career. This week Eric instead welcomes a SPECIAL SURPRISE GUEST from the pro wrestling journalism field in a not to miss segment. Eric then closes the show by answering some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag. Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This week’s episode is brought to you by SDI. You can find out more about SDI by visiting SDI.edu/bischoff Also, don’t forget to get your official Bischoff on Wrestling shirt over at prowrestlingtees.com/bischoff! #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #MLW #Eugene #NickDinsmore #RAW #HulkHogan

Ep 22 feat. Al Snow & Garett Bischoff: WWE's International Expansion Ambitions, More  

This week’s episode of Bischoff on Wrestling starts with a surprise appearance from Eric’s son and pro wrestler Garett Bischoff! Nick & Garett kick off his surprise appearance by discussing what it was like to be a middle schooler and high schooler as Eric Bischoff’s son. They also discuss what Garett’s initial introduction to the TNA locker room was like. Eric then opens up the discussion to talk about Garett’s current occupation working in firearms technology at the Sonoran Desert Institute. You can find out more about SDI by visiting SDI.edu/bischoff Nick then introduces the new Bischoff on Wrestling pro wrestling business “topic of the week”. In light of WWE’s newly announced UK championship and tournament Eric breaks down how he could see WWE’s international expansion rolling out. Including his worry for the international independent pro wrestling scene and the idea of holding an eventual “World Cup of Wrestling”. Eric then welcomes his guest for the week former WWE Superstar Al Snow. Al chats with Eric about: - Breaking in to the business and why Al didn’t want to work with Sailor White - Ole Anderson’s notoriously stiff style and Eric’s memories of Blackjack Mulligan knocking Ole out - Al’s earliest memories of the Undertaker and why he thought he would succeed - The transition Al made from the “old school style” to the “WWE style” - Marty Jannetty’s desire to respect The Rockers’ legacy while Al was working with him as part of The New Rockers - The origins of “Head” - Eric’s respect for Al’s ring psychology - What heat is - More… Once Al’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 April 1994 pertaining to Hulk Hogan’s speculated contract signing and whether or not Eric was trying to sign Brian Pillman and Steve Austin Eric then closes the show by answering some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag. Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #TJDeSantis #AlSnow #UK #GarettBischoff #SDI

Ep 21 feat. Sean Waltman: Waltman's '97 WCW Release, CM Punk Returning To UFC?, More  

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 - More… 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 - More… 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? Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #TJDeSantis #SeanWaltman #NWO #DX #Xpac #Syxx #WCW #StephanieMcMahon #CMPunk #UFC #JohnCena #AlbertoDelRio #Paige

Ep 20 feat. Ernest Miller: Linda McMahon Joins Trump's Cabinet, McGregor v Mayweather?, More  

Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about some of the big news stories in combat sports including: - Linda McMahon being appointed to Donald Trump’s cabinet as the Secretary of Small Business Administration - Conor McGregor getting licensed to box in California and the rumors he may fight Floyd Mayweather - Jerry Lawler and Lita being removed from the RAW pre-show panel and what place there is for Jerry Lawler in today’s WWE Eric then welcomes his guest for the week Ernest “The Cat” Miller. Ernest chats with Eric about: - How he originally got in to karate as a child - Some of the run-ins he had with bullies in his neighborhood as a child - His NFL ambitions after playing college football - How a chance meeting led to his hiring in WCW - What the atmosphere was like backstage in WWE when he was there - Working with Mickey Rourke and Darren Aronofsky in the movie The Wrestler - Whether he thinks Eric could have beat Vince McMahon in a fight - Who he thinks is “One Bad Cat” - More… Eric closes out the show with his brand 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 & Nick look at the headlines from June 1991 when Eric was just starting out in WCW. He also answers some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including: - Was the WCW logo change in 1999 a mistake? - Was there any attempt or idea floated to convince the Undertaker to switch to WCW during the Monday Night War? - What did Eric think when Bobby Heenan said "Whose side is he on" before Hulk's heel turn? - Does Eric foresees another boom period for WWE? Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #TJDeSantis #ErnestMiller #WCW #Karate #LindaMcMahon #DonaldTrump #ConorMcGregor #UFC #DanaWhite #FloydMayweather #JerryLawler #BobbyHeenan #Undertaker

Ep 19 feat. Kevin Nash: Lesnar Enters The Rumble, Taker vs Styles?, UFC Union?, More  

Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about some of the big news stories in combat sports including: - Brock Lesnar entering the Royal Rumble - Current members of the UFC roster joining a possible MMA Fighters Union - A potential match between Undertaker and AJ Styles Eric then welcomes his guest for the week former WCW/WWE World Heavyweight Champion Kevin Nash. Nash chats with Eric about: - Their mutual experiences growing up in Detroit - Nash’s time in the US Army - How Nash originally broke in to the business - Dusty Rhodes giving Nash the Oz gimmick - How the Japanese fans reacted to Oz - The first time Nash left WCW for WWE - Guaranteed contracts - Why WCW was more appealing to him than WWE in the mid-90s - The moment that Hulk Hogan joined the NWO - Working with Hogan on the original NWO promos - More… Eric closes out the show answering some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including: - What superstars today could Eric see being a major player in WCW - If Eric finds himself humming Bobby Roode’s Glorious theme song - What Eric’s experiences with Nick Bockwinkle were like Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #TJDeSantis #Goldberg #BrockLesnar #KevinNash #NWO #WCW #BobbyRoode

Ep 18 feat. Tyrus & Scott Norton: Eric's Take On Goldberg Squashing Brock Lesnar, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 11.23.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guests: Tyrus & Scott Norton Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s weekly podcast! Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about Goldberg’s old school, 86 second, squash match style victory over Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series. As well as Goldberg’s announcement that he has entered the Royal Rumble and what his WWE future may look like Eric then welcomes his first guest pro wrestler and regular contributor to the The Greg Gutfeld Show, Tyrus (aka Brodus Clay). During his appearance Tyrus opens up to Eric about: - His tumultuous childhood - Getting recruited by Tommy Dreamer after a bar fight - Working as Snoop Dogg’s bodyguard - His run in WWE - How he was hired for The Greg Gutfeld Show - More… Eric then moves on to answer some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including: - The Refer-eye Cam from early 90’s WCW. Whose idea was it and how did the refs react to having to wear a helmet? - Why Evolution didn’t take off like the Four Horseman - If he had any difficulty working with Tank Abbott during his WCW run in 2000 Eric then closes the show with his second guest former WCW & NJPW Superstar Scott Norton. Norton goes in to detail with Eric about: - His desire to return to professional arm wrestling competition - How he was brought in to the business - Being a big man in Japan and dealing with his claustrophobia - His and Eric’s trip to North Korea to wrestle for Enoki - Scott and Eric’s memories of Muhammad Ali on that trip - More… Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #ScottNorton #Tyrus #Goldberg #BrockLesnar

Ep 17 feat. Bruce Prichard: Pillman In WCW & WWE, Linda To Trump's Cabinet?, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 11.16.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Bruce Prichard Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s weekly podcast! Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about a few of the top pro wrestling stories this week including: - Linda McMahon being rumored for WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump’s cabinet once he assumes the Presidency - Conor McGregor’s UFC 205 win and WWE’s interest in him - Vader’s recent news that he says he has less than two years to live Eric then welcomes former WWE performer/producer and the host of Something To Wrestle With’s Bruce Prichard on to discuss: - Eric & Bruce’s strong friendship in the wake of their intense competition during the Monday Night War - Their memories of Brian Pillman and the controversial story he was telling that weaved WCW, WWE and ECW together - Steve Austin’s first meeting with Eric in WWE following Eric firing Steve in WCW - Goldberg’s return to WWE - What kind of a guy Brock Lesnar is like - Their respective adventures and experiences in the world of podcasting - More… Eric then wraps the show up by answering fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including: - Who’s idea was to have bikers going down the ring with the NWO? - If we can look forward to interviews with the likes of Sting or Ric Flair anytime soon? - 60 men. 3 rings. In hindsight was World War III a good idea or bad idea? Whose idea was this? Could it work a lot better today with HDTV? - What the production process for WCW Nitro was like? Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #MLW #BrucePrichard #Goldberg #BrockLesnar #SurvivorSeries #Vader #ConorMcGregor #UFC #SteveAustin

Ep 16 feat. Hulk Hogan: President Trump, Hogan-WWE Rumors, Goldberg vs Brock, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 11.9.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Hulk Hogan Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s weekly podcast! Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump being elected the President of the United States of America and how it may affect the pro wrestling business. Eric also takes a moment to address the White House’s recent statement that they are looking to do away with non-compete clauses in employee’s contracts. Eric then welcomes WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan on to discuss: - The wild election night that ended with Donald Trump as President - Fans who try to tie the NWO and illuminati together - Hulks own memories of Donald Trump - Goldberg’s return to WWE - How he would have setup the program between Brock Lesnar and Bill Goldberg - The resurgence of women's wrestling - More... Eric then wraps the show up by answering fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including: - Whether Lee Marshall really called collect from the city where the next week’s Nitro was going to be - What was the thought process behind the LWO group with Eddie Guerrero was - What his favorite Sting moment or match is - The Undertaker's return coming up and whether Eric sees him just doing a WrestleMania match or maybe more Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #HulkHogan #Sting #WWEHallOfFame #DonaldTrump #NWO #Illuminati #BrockLesnar #LWO #EddieGuerrero #Undertaker #WrestleMania

Ep 15 feat. Colt Cabana: The Battle For TNA, Would Vince Sell WWE?, FloSports, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 11.2.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Colt Cabana Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s weekly podcast! Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about Bischoff on Wrestling joining the MLW Radio Network. They also take some time to discuss some of Eric’s favorite comedic wrestlers and what Eric thinks makes a great heel They then move on to talk about a few of the major pro wrestling news stories from this past week including: - Billy Corgan losing his court battle with Dixie Carter for control on TNA - WWE’s 3rd Quarter earnings report and the success of the WWE Network - Whether Eric thinks Vince McMahon would ever sell the WWE - Goldberg spearing Paul Heyman on Monday Night RAW Eric then welcomes former WWE Superstar and host of the Art Of Wrestling Colt Cabana to discuss: - The release of Wrestling Road Diaries 3: Funny=Money - How the independent pro wrestling scene has grown over the past 13 years - Companies like FloSports and WWE pumping more money in to the independents - Colt’s decision to become a full-time wrestler in 2003 - More… Eric then wraps the show up by answering fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including: - What storylines and feud Eric had planned for WCW had the 2001 reboot happened - Whether he’s been approached by Mattel for new action figures - If he approached the USA Network about bringing WCW there when the TBS/TNT deal fell through Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #ColtCabana #WCW #BillyCorgan #DixieCarter #VinceMcMahon #PaulHeyman #Goldberg #BrockLesnar #FloSports

Ep 14 feat. Joey Styles: Brock Getting Cheered, HBK v Styles?, Dixie & Billy's TNA Battle, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 10.26.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Joey Styles Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s weekly podcast! Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about a few of the major pro wrestling news stories from this past week including: - The WWE Universe not reacting the way Vince McMahon would have liked during Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar’s segment on RAW - AJ Styles teasing a match with Shawn Michaels for the Royal Rumble - Dixie Carter and Billy Corgan’s battle for control on TNA Eric then welcomes former WWE and ECW commentator Joey Styles to discuss: - Joey nearly joining Eric and WCW in 2001 - How Joey originally broke in to the wrestling business - Joey’s first encounter with Paul Heyman - ECW’s exceptionally loyal fan base - Whether ECW looked at WCW as “the devil” - Why ECW was like Napster - ECW & WCW’s long term influence on the business - Where Eric first discovered a variety of the cruiserweight for WCW - Joey’s current work with EVOLVE, CHIKARA & Beyond Wrestling - What FloSports is attempting to do with independent wrestling - More… Eric then wraps the show up by answering fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag and giving his final thoughts for the week. Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #WWE #TNA #JoeyStyles #ECW #Goldberg #BrockLesnar #BillyCorgan #DixieCarter #AJStyles #ShawnMichaels #HBK #HellInACell

Ep 13 feat. James Ellsworth & Court Bauer: Goldberg's Return, Corgan Suing TNA, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 10.19.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guests: Court Bauer & James Ellsworth Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s new weekly podcast! This week’s show kicks off with Eric talking about Bill Goldberg's return to WWE and the emotional reaction he received from the fans. Nick and Eric then discuss some more top pro wrestling news stories including: - Billy Corgan suing TNA and all of the other drama surrounding TNA at the moment - Mick Foley teasing that Sasha Banks and Charlotte could headline Hell in a Cell - Linda McMahon's $6 million donation to the Donald J. Trump Foundation Eric then welcomes his first guest for this week MLW's Court Bauer. During Court's appearance the two discuss: - The rise of the pro wrestling podcast - What pro wrestling fans want from pro wrestling podcasts - The brief period of time that Court and Eric were working for WWE at the same time - Eric infamously getting dropped in a garbage truck by Vince McMahon - Court’s memories of Eric backstage and watching him chat with Paul Heyman - The time that Eric really disappointed Vince McMahon -More… After Court Bauer's interview Eric then answers some questions from fans that were submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #BischoffOnWrestling. Following the mail bag segment Eric then welcomes his second guest to the show, James Ellsworth. James chats candidly with Eric about: - His time on the independent pro wrestling scene - Running his own wrestling promotion and the meaningful work he does outside of pro wrestling - What it was like to work with AJ Styles in the main event of Smackdown in a WWE World Championship match - Fans’ concerns that he may have hurt his neck taking the Styles Clash from AJ in their first bout - His reaction to getting his own TitanTron video, theme music and t-shirt - Vince McMahon's reaction backstage after his WWE World Championship match with AJ Styles - What Dean Ambrose was like to work with -More… Eric then wraps the show up with his final thoughts for the week. Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #CourtBauer #MLW #Goldberg #JamesEllsworth #WWE #TNA #LindaMcMahon #DonaldTrump #VinceMcMahon #Smackdown #AJStyles #DeanAmbrose #BillyCorgan

Ep 12 feat. Chavo Guerrero: Trump Audio Leak, Paige's WWE Suspension, No Mercy, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 10.12.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Chavo Guerrero Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s new weekly podcast! This week’s show kicks off with Eric talking about the first political article he wrote for WrestleZone.com. This one takes a look at the legacy of Eddie Guerrero and the most recent Presidential debate. Nick and Eric then dive in to some top news stories in their "The Business of Professional Wrestling" segment including: - Donald Trump’s audio getting leaked ala Hulk Hogan - The first ever Women’s Hell In A Cell Match announced between Sasha Banks and Charlotte - Nancy Grace getting schooled by Sam Roberts & Jim Norton - WWE starting No Mercy with the Triple Threat World Title match going first - Dolph Ziggler winning the IC Title and not retiring - More... Eric then welcomes his guest for this week, Chavo Guerrero Jr. During Chavo’s appearance they discuss: - Chavo’s work now for Lucha Underground and on the upcoming Netflix sitcom based on the old GLOW promotion - Chavo’s life growing up in wrestling - Eric being the one to give Chavo his ring name - Eric & Chavo’s memories of Eddie Guerrero - Chavo’s work with JBL - More… Eric then answers some questions from fans that were submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #BischoffOnWrestling Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #ChavoGuerrero #LuchaUnderground #GLOW #DonaldTrump #HillaryClinton #HellInACell #NoMercy #WWE #TNA #JBL

Ep 11 feat. Ryan Satin: TNA Selling To WWE & Billy Corgan?, Possible Goldberg Return, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 10.5.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Ryan Satin Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s new weekly podcast! This week’s show kicks off with Eric talking about the time he spent this past weekend with Mick Foley. Nick and Eric then dive in to some top news stories in their "The Business of Professional Wrestling" segment including: Reports that TNA’s video library has been sold to WWE while the majority ownership has been sold to Billy Corgan The celebrity athletes and entertainers that have joined the UFC buyer’s group More… Eric & Nick then welcome former TMZ Senior Producer and ProWrestlingSheet.com Editor-in-Chief Ryan Satin. During Ryan’s appearance they discuss: Ryan’s time at TMZ and what he learned about the way he wanted to cover the pro wrestling business What Ryan has learned about Alberto Del Rio’s alleged stabbing incident in San Antonio Jamie Noble’s recent knife fight of his own and Eric’s memories of working with Jamie Whether or not Eric thinks a Goldberg return is a good idea Halle Berry’s rep disputing Ric Flair’s story that she “rode Space Mountain” If the Hogan-Gawker situation affected the way TMZ did business More… He then answers some questions from fans that were submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #BischoffOnWrestling Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #NickHausman #RyanSatin #ProWrestlingSheet #WWE #TNA #BillyCorgan #ImpactWrestling #Goldberg #UFC

Ep 10: Bellator CEO Scott Coker & Russ Francis pt 2; Potential TNA Sale, Trump v Clinton  

Bischoff on Wrestling 9.28.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guests: Scott Coker & Russ Francis Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s new weekly podcast! This week’s show kicks off with Eric's "The Business of Professional Wrestling" segment where he discusses: - WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton squaring off in their first Presidential debate - Who he thinks won the debate - The recent rumors that WWE, Billy Corgan or another entity could be buying TNA - How the current situation with WWE possibly buying TNA compares to when WWE bought WCW - More… Nick then throws to Eric’s interview with Bellator CEO Scott Coker where the two discuss: - Their earliest memories of each other in the MMA scene - What moves Scott feels shouldn’t be used in MMA - Whether it’s harder to build an MMA star than a pro wrestling star because an MMA fighter can lose on any given night - How involved Viacom is with Bellator and how they have helped him grow the company - Why Bobby Lashley was so successful in his leap from pro wrestling to MMA - Ryback’s recent talks with Bellator about a potential fight - What CM Punk’s next move should be following his decisive loss at UFC 203 to Mickey Gall - What fans can expect from the upcoming Bellator card on October 21st - More… Eric then presents the second part of his interview with Super Bowl Champion & WrestleMania 2 participant Russ Francis featuring them discussing: - Russ’ involvement in WrestleMania 2 - Working with Andre The Giant - Russ’ advice for wrestlers just starting out - More… He then answers some questions from fans that were submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #BischoffOnWrestling Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #Nick Hausman #RussFrancis #NFL #DonaldTrump #HillaryClinton #ScottCoker #Bellator #Ryback #CMPunk #BobbyLashley #WCW #TNA #WWE

Ep 9: Russ Francis pt 1, Pro Wrestling & Politics Discussion, Orton v Lesnar II, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 9.21.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Russ Francis Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s new weekly podcast! This week’s show kicks off with Eric's "The Business of Professional Wrestling" segment where he discusses: - WWE RAW's stiff competition next Monday night against the NFL and the first Presidential debate - Whether or not Eric thinks pro wrestling fans are politically minded - Why pro wrestlers make such great politicians - If there was any politically motivated illuminati symbolism tied in to the NWO storyline - WWE's decision not to acknowledge the WCW & WWF Crusierweight Championship lineage and declaring TJ Perkins as the first WWE Cruiserweight Champion - Brock Lesnar's rematch with Randy Orton this Saturday night in Chicago - Why he pulled back on doing house shows in WCW early on - More... Eric then presents the first part of his two part interview with Super Bowl Champion & WrestleMania 2 participant Russ Francis featuring them discussing: - Growing up in the wrestling business in Hawaii - Some of the big names that used to come through the Hawaii territory - Russ' earliest memories of a young Pat Patterson - The tasteful way his father would promote wrestlers of different ethnicity - Russ' time as the pilot for Verne Gagne and a crazy story about Mad Dog Vachon on one of the flights - More... He then answers some questions from fans that were submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #BischoffOnWrestling Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #Nick Hausman #RussFrancis #NFL #DonaldTrump #HillaryClinton #RandyOrton #BrockLesnar

Ep 8: Hulk Hogan pt 3 & UFC's Mickey Gall  

Bischoff on Wrestling 9.14.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guests: Mickey Gall & Hulk Hogan Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s new weekly podcast! This week’s show kicks off with Eric welcoming a surprise special guest, Mickey Gall! Mickey chats candidly with Eric about: - His big UFC 203 win against CM Punk - CM Punk’s $500,000 payday compared to his $30,000 payday - Whether he would ever consider making the leap to WWE - Whether it felt different to tap out a Superstar like CM Punk compared to another less famous fighter - What message he’d like to send to pro wrestling fans who may have been watching UFC for the first time - More… Eric then briefly presents his “The Business of Professional Wrestling” segment featuring his thoughts on AJ Styles big WWE World Title win and Randy Orton being pulled from his match with Bray Wyatt at Backlash. Eric then presents the third part of his three part interview with Hulk Hogan featuring: - What Hulk misses most about being in the ring and what is current mindset is like - Eric’s early memories of Hulk Hogan in WCW - How much pro wrestling Hulk watches each week - Eric & Hulk’s thoughts on the independent pro wrestling scene - AJ Styles getting “Titan Training” - TNA talent that has made the leap to WWE - The learning curve that Hulk went through when he joined the WWWF - What celebrity Hulk enjoyed working with the most - Hulk and Ric Flair never getting to do their WrestleMania match - More… Today’s show wraps up with Eric chatting about his upcoming live podcast event on September 25th with former WWE & WCW World Champion Goldberg before WWE Clash of The Champion in Indianapolis. (Tickets available at MarkOutMoments.com) He then answers some questions from fans that were submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #BischoffOnWrestling Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by: Blue Apron- You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB Dollar Shave Club- You can get YOUR FIRST MONTH FREE by going to www.DollarShaveClub.com/Bischoff #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #Nick Hausman #HulkHogan #WCW #MickeyGall #UFC #CMPunk #UFC203 #AJStyles #RandyOrton #BrockLesnar #BrayWyatt

Ep 7: Hulk Hogan pt 2, Triple H's Return, CM Punk's Chances At UFC 203, More  

Bischoff on Wrestling 9.7.16 Host: Eric Bischoff Co-host: Nick Hausman Guest: Hulk Hogan Welcome to former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s new weekly podcast! Eric starts the show by chatting about his upcoming live podcast event on September 25th with former WWE & WCW World Champion Goldberg before WWE Clash of The Champion in Indianapolis. (Tickets available at MarkOutMoments.com) This week’s “The Business of Professional Wrestling” segment features Eric discussing: Triple H’s return to the WWE helping Kevin Owens capture the WWE Universal Championship CM Punk’s chances in his fight this weekend at UFC 203 against Mickey Gall Punk’s decision not to cut “pro wrestling style promos” leading in to the fight Scott Hall’s recent relapse with alcohol and public apology following the incident More… Eric then airs the second part of his three part interview series with former WWE & WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan. During this installment of the interview they discuss: Their experiences working with AJ Styles in TNA How difficult it was for Hulk to make the choice to turn heel in WCW What a John Cena heel turn would look like to Hulk Hulk’s fond memories of Pat Patterson ad why he thought he was one of the best “finish men” More… Today’s show wraps up with Eric answering questions from fans that were submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #BischoffOnWrestling Don’t forget to subscribe to Bischoff on Wrestling for free on iTunes This episode of Bischoff on Wrestling is brought you by Blue Apron. You can get THREE FREE MEALS with FREE SHIPPING on BlueApron.com by using the promo code: ERICB. #EricBischoff #BischoffOnWrestling #Nick Hausman #HulkHogan #WCW #TripleH #AJStyles #KevinOwens #RAW #CMPunk #UFC #ScottHall #MickeyGall #JohnCena #PatPatterson

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