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83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff Podcast

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Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to best Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully... except one, Eric Bischoff. Eric got his foot in the door with Ted Turner's organization as a "C-Team Announcer" and a few short years later, he was President of World Championship Wrestling. Eric signed Hulk Hogan, turned a profit for the company for the very first time, started Monday Night Nitro, created the nWo, and beat Vince McMahon's Monday Night RAW head-to-head in Monday Night Wars 83 consecutive times. 83 Weeks will take a deep dive into the highs and lows of Eric Bischoff's unparalleled successes in the wrestling business. Join Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson as they explore a new topic every Monday morning at 6AM Eastern!

Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to best Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully... except one, Eric Bischoff. Eric got his foot in the door with Ted Turner's organization as a "C-Team Announcer" and a few short years later, he was President of World Championship Wrestling. Eric signed Hulk Hogan, turned a profit for the company for the very first time, started Monday Night Nitro, created the nWo, and beat Vince McMahon's Monday Night RAW head-to-head in Monday Night Wars 83 consecutive times. 83 Weeks will take a deep dive into the highs and lows of Eric Bischoff's unparalleled successes in the wrestling business. Join Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson as they explore a new topic every Monday morning at 6AM Eastern!
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Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to best Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully... except one, Eric Bischoff. Eric got his foot in the door with Ted Turner's organization as a "C-Team Announcer" and a few short years later, he was President of World Championship Wrestling. Eric signed Hulk Hogan, turned a profit for the company for the very first time, started Monday Night Nitro, created the nWo, and beat Vince McMahon's Monday Night RAW head-to-head in Monday Night Wars 83 consecutive times. 83 Weeks will take a deep dive into the highs and lows of Eric Bischoff's unparalleled successes in the wrestling business. Join Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson as they explore a new topic every Monday morning at 6AM Eastern!

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English


Episodes

Bash At The Beach '99

7/15/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, the guys cover WCW Bash At The Beach '99! What were Eric's thoughts on Sid Vicious' WCW return, Kevin Nash as WCW World Champion, Randy Savage and Team Madness, the Buff Bagwell vs. Roddy Piper boxing match with Mills Lane as referee, Master P and The No Limit Soldiers' WCW run, and of course the JUNKYARD INVITATIONAL MATCH! All this plus talk about Konnan, Rey Mysterio Jr., The Sandman/Hak, the Jersey Triad of...

Duration:01:42:25

Monday Night Raw: July 6th, 1998

7/8/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, while over on Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard the 7-6-98 Nitro is the topic, on 83 Weeks the guys are going to discuss what was going on in WWE and on the USA Network for that week's Monday Night Raw! Join the watch-a-long and hear Eric's thoughts on the WWE product and talent at the time, as the Monday Night Wars were at one of their most critical points! Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad...

Duration:01:56:11

Bash At The Beach '98

7/1/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, the guys talk about the infamous WCW Bash At The Beach '98, which featured a huge pop culture cross over main event, between Hulk Hogan/Dennis Rodman and Diamond Dallas Page/Karl Malone! Eric discusses what it was like to work with Karl, some difficulties with Dennis, and his reaction to how the match turned out. Also on the card, new World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg defends his title against Curt Hennig, TV Champion Booker T...

Duration:01:41:27

Clash Of The Champions XXVII

6/24/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, WCW Clash Of The Champions XVII is the topic! What was WCW like at this time in 1994, with Hulk Hogan's contract freshly signed and his first appearance looming? How did WCW's top talent at the time receive the idea of Hogan coming into the company? Plus. Sting vs. Ric Flair to unify the WCW and International Heavyweight titles, Steve Austin vs. Johnny B. Badd, Lord Steven Regal vs. Lazzy Zbyszko, Cactus Jack, The Nasty Boys,...

Duration:02:04:38

Great American Bash '99

6/17/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, WCW Great American Bash '99 is the topic! Hear all about how Master P and the No Limit Soldiers became apart of WCW! Plus, Kevin Nash as WCW World Heavyweight Champion, feuding with the Macho Man Randy Savage! The Jersey Triad of DDP, Bam Bam Bigelow and Kanyon were the WCW World Tag Team Champions, and were defending against Chris Benoit and Perry Saturn! Plus the infamous match berween Sting and Rick Steiner that ended in...

Duration:02:47:37

Monday Nitro 6-10-96

6/10/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, the June 10, 1996 WCW Monday Nitro is the topic! Watch-A-Long as Eric and Conrad discuss the famous night where the second "Outsider" debuted, as Kevin Nash was Scott Hall's big surprise, fresh off a run as the WWF Champion! Also on this episode of Nitro, Lex Luger & Sting main evented the show against Ric Flair & Arn Anderson, The Public Enemy took on The Nasty Boys, The Giant defended the WCW World Heavyweight Championship...

Duration:01:51:10

Ask Eric Anything

6/3/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, YOU RUN THE SHOW, as social media was scoured for the best listener questions, and now Eric and Conrad are answering them and leaving no stone unturned! Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad for just $9! Patreon.com/83Weeks See Bruce & Eric in a Monday Night War Debate and Eric take on the author of the Death of WCW Book, plus 20 other live events starting at just $4.99 at fite.tv/starrcast Buy a...

Duration:02:09:07

The Best of 83 Weeks

5/27/2019
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Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad for just $9! Patreon.com/83Weeks See Bruce & Eric in a Monday Night War Debate and Eric take on the author of the Death of WCW Book, plus 20 other live events starting at just $4.99 at fite.tv/starrcast Buy a shirt and get a call from Eric: www.EricBischoff.com Find tons of new merch at BoxOfGimmicks.com Interact with Eric live - twitch.tv/83weeks Ask a question about next week's show on Twitter: @83weeks Stop throwing your...

Duration:02:19:42

Guy Evans talks "Nitro" book

5/20/2019
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Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad for just $9! Patreon.com/83Weeks See Bruce & Eric in a Monday Night War Debate and Eric take on the author of the Death of WCW Book, plus 20 other live events starting at just $4.99 at fite.tv/starrcast Buy a shirt and get a call from Eric: www.EricBischoff.com Find tons of new merch at BoxOfGimmicks.com Interact with Eric live - twitch.tv/83weeks Ask a question about next week's show on Twitter: @83weeks Stop throwing your...

Duration:01:12:52

Slamboree '99

5/13/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, it's a tough time for WCW, as they aired the PPV, Slamboree '99! Struggling for direction and getting hammered in the ratings, Diamond Dallas Page has been World Champion for only a month, as he comes up against Kevin Nash. Sting and Goldberg compete in a dream match, as do Ric Flair and Roddy Piper. Former running buddies in the NWO, Scott Steiner and Buff Bagwell collide afrer some heated promos between the two. Plus, "Macho...

Duration:02:01:01

Slamboree '97

5/6/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, WCW Slamboree '97 is on the menu! Hear all about the six man tag main event, featuring the WolfPac (Hall, Nash, Syxx) vs. Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, and NFL Star Kevin Greene, plus the rumored tensions beforehand! Plus all time NFL great Reggie White stepped into a WCW ring vs. Steve "Mongo" McMichael, The Steiner Bros. faced Konnan & Hugh Morrus, Meng wrestled Chris Benoit, and so much more! Support us on Patreon for even more...

Duration:02:00:08

Collision In Korea!

4/29/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff & Conrad Thompson, April 1995's Collision in Korea from Pyongyank, North Korea is the subject! Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad for just $9! Patreon.com/83Weeks See Bruce & Eric in a Monday Night War Debate and Eric take on the author of the Death of WCW Book, plus 20 other live events starting at just $4.99 at fite.tv/starrcast Buy a shirt and get a call from Eric: www.EricBischoff.com Find tons of new...

Duration:01:52:01

Spring Stampede '94

4/22/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, WCW Spring Stampede '94 is the topic of discussion! Hear all about the Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat WCW World Heavyweight Championship main event, Hulk Hogan's WCW appearances on the horizon, Vader vs. "The Boss" Ray Traylor and the story on that gimmick, Sting vs. Rick Rude and discussion about Rude's career ending injury, the craziness that was The Nasty Boys vs. Cactus Jack and Maxx Payne, plus Lord Steve Regal, Brian...

Duration:02:06:48

Monday Nitro 4-10-2000 (Bischoff & Russo)

4/15/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, they look back on the "reset" edition of WCW Monday Nitro from 4-10-2000, and the birth of the New Blood vs. Millionaire's Club storyline! Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad for just $9! Patreon.com/83Weeks See Bruce & Eric in a Monday Night War Debate and Eric take on the author of the Death of WCW Book, plus 20 other live events starting at just $4.99 at fite.tv/starrcast Buy a shirt and...

Duration:01:44:39

Spring Stampede '97

4/8/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff & Conrad Thompson, the topic is WCW Spring Stampede '97! The red hot Diamond Dallas Page main evented for the first time, against "Macho Man" Randy Savage! There was a four corners match between Lex Luger, The Giant, and the recent WWE HOF inductees, Harlem Heat! Hear Eric's thoughts on Booker T's infamous botchtastic promo! Plus Nash vs. Rick Steiner, Benoit vs. Malenko, and so much more! Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric &...

Duration:02:08:29

Uncensored '99

4/1/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, they delve deep into WCW Uncensored '99! Topics include the Barbed Wire Steel Cage main event between Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair, and the double turn between both men, Booker T vs. Scott Steiner, Chris Jericho vs. Perry Saturn in a Dog Collar Match, Benoit/Malenko vs. Hennig/windham in a Lumberjack Match, Hak (Sandman) vs. Raven vs. Bam Bam Bigelow, plus talk about Kevin Nash, Rey Mysterio Jr. and the loss of his mask, Ernest "The...

Duration:01:41:32

Uncensored '98

3/25/2019
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Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad for just $9! Patreon.com/83Weeks See Eric, Conrad, and Tony Schiavone at "What Happened In 83 Weeks" live in Chicago on March 22nd! Check out showclix.com/event/whw83 for tickets and more information! See Bruce & Eric in a Monday Night War Debate and Eric take on the author of the Death of WCW Book, plus 20 other live events starting at just $4.99 at fite.tv/starrcast Buy a shirt and get a call from Eric:...

Duration:01:42:24

Uncensored '96

3/18/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff & Conrad Thompson, it is finally time to discuss WCW Uncensored '96, and The Doomsday Cage! What happened with Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage main evented against The Alliance To End Hulkamania! Plus, The Giant vs. Loch Ness, Sting & Booker T vs. The Road Warriors, and Konnan vs. Eddie Guerrero! Also, The Booty Man & The Booty Babe, Lord Steven Regal and Fit Finlay in a bloody brawl, The Steiners, Dick Slater, and what was Brian Pillman's involvement...

Duration:01:30:43

Uncensored '95

3/11/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, the guys step into the time machine and go back 24 years to the inaugural WCW Uncensored from 1995! Check out their discussion about a main event featuring Hulk Hogan and Vader! Plus they cover the return of Ric Flair, The Nasty Boys, Harlem Heat, Sting, Big Bubba Rogers, Randy Savage, Avalanche, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Johnny B. Badd, Arn Anderson, the "King Of The Road" match between Dustin Rhodes and Blacktop Bully, and so...

Duration:02:17:38

Uncensored '97

3/4/2019
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On this weeks 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, thanks to a fan vote on social media, they are covering WCW Uncensored '97! Hear all about the three team main event between the NWO, Team Piper, and Team WCW, Piper's infamous skit on Nitro where he did tryouts his his team, as well as the involvement of Dennis Rodman on the card! All this plus a detailed conversation about the lawsuit between WWE and WCW at the time, and stories about Randy Savage, Lex Luger, The Steiner Bros.,...

Duration:01:59:56