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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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Episodes

Scott Hall

10/21/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad discuss one of the greatest superstars of all time, the original "Outsider," "The Bad Guy" himself, Scott Hall! In this first chapter of many about his career, Eric and Conrad talk about Scott's early days in the business, his initial WCW run as Diamond Studd, signing him back to WCW from WWE, The Outsiders with Kevin Nash, the early days of the NWO with Hulk Hogan, Outsiders vs. The Nasty Boys and The Faces Of...

Duration:02:13:58

Halloween Havoc '96

10/15/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad discuss WCW Halloween Havoc '96! In the midst of one of the hottest angles in wrestling wrestling history, the NWO with the still freshly turned heel Hollywood Hogan were running roughshod over all the WCW babyfaces and heroes! Hear all about Hogan's feud with Randy Savage, their main event match at Havoc, Randy's WCW contract, and their relationship at the time! Plus, Jeff Jarrett joins WCW, The Giant in the...

Duration:01:52:11

The Best Of 83 Weeks 3!

10/14/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, enjoy some of the greatest, funnest, and most informative moments from the show's history! 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:01:50:38

Ask Eric Anything

10/7/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric takes questions from the audience! A plethora of topics are discussed, including AEW vs. NXT, Eric's entrance to the ring, WCW, traveling around the world, stooges in the wrestling business and much, much more! 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...

Duration:01:43:12

Eric Joins TNA

9/30/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad discuss the how, why, and when of the beginnings of Eric's association with TNA Wrestling. Did Eric feel he was done in the wrestling business after the end of his WWE run? What was his experience like writing a book? How did the Hulkamania Tour of Australia come about? How did Eric first become aware of TNA, what did he think of their weekly PPV model, what type of contact did he have with them through the...

Duration:01:55:16

Eric Watches Raw (9-22-97)

9/23/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad watch the September 22, 1997 episode of WWE Monday Night Raw! There is so much to discuss from this famous episode which aired from Madison Square Garden in NYC, including Vince taking his first Stunner from Stone Cold Steve Austin, Mick Foley appearing as Cactus Jack for the first time in a WWE ring, and the ongoing Undertaker-Paul Bearer storyline that would lead to the emergence of Kane! Plus, Vince talks to...

Duration:01:38:34

Fall Brawl '96

9/16/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad discuss the WCW PPV from September 1996, Fall Brawl! It took place in the early days of the hot NWO vs. WCW angle, and one of the first major matches to take place in that angle was War Games that night! Whose side was Sting on? What was the genesis behind the NWO Sting angle, and what are Eric's thoughts on it today? Plus Eric discusses various rumors about talent jumping ship around this time, the PPV debut of...

Duration:02:11:15

Eric Goes Home (Leaving WCW in Sept. 1999)

9/9/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad do a deep dive on the circumstances and the stories behind Eric getting sent home from WCW in September 1999. What preceded it, what plans had to be left on the table due to it, who sent Eric home, who did Eric call after, and what were his plans for both the short term and long term once this happened? Support us on Patreon for even more content from Eric & Conrad for just $9! Patreon.com/83Weeks See Bruce &...

Duration:02:02:27

Arn Anderson

9/2/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad discuss the life and career of the legendary "Enforcer" Arn Anderson! Hear all about Eric's first memories of Arn, beginning to work with him in WCW, Arn's relationship and matches with Ric Flair, Flair/Anderson vs. Steve Austin and Brian Pillman, his matches against Hulk Hogan, the unfortunate situation that occured with Sid Vicious in 1993, his contributions backstage, working through injuries and his...

Duration:01:44:19

WCW Clash Of The Champions 35

8/26/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad discuss the final WCW Clash Of The Champions, Clash Of The Champions 35! This show aired live on TBS in the midst of the heated WCW vs. NWO, and Hulk Hogan vs. Sting angles, and featured Scott Hall & Randy Savage main eventing against DDP & Lex Luger, as well as a post match angle with Sting that is remembered for all the wrong reasons! Plus the newly signed Curt Hennig teamed up with Ric Flair to take on Konnan...

Duration:01:56:06

Road Wild '99

8/19/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad discuss WCW Road Wild '99, the final PPV before Eric went home that year Feat. Kevin Nash vs. a newly returned babyface Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage vs. Dennis Rodman and so much more! Plus, hear all about what Eric has been up to since his big move east to Connecticut! 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...

Duration:01:16:51

The 100th Episode of WCW Monday Nitro

8/12/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, Eric and Conrad Watch-A-Long during a special 100th episode of WCW Monday Nitro! It was a special three hour edition on August 4, 1997, which featured a huge WCW World Heavyweight Championship match between Hollywood Hogan and Lex Luger! Also on the card, DDP vs. Ric Flair, Konnan vs. Psychosis, Chris Benoit vs. Syxx, and The Giant in a handicap match! Plus, hear all about what Eric has been up to since his big move east to...

Duration:02:47:24

The Best Of 83 Weeks 2!

8/5/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, it's a "Best Of" show, featuring special co-host Tony Schiavone taking us through some of the most infamous arguments, hilarious segments, and controversial moments in show history! 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...

Duration:02:01:13

Scott Steiner in WCW

7/29/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, the guys cover former WCW World Heavyweight, United States, World Television and World Tag Team Champion, the Big Bad Booty Daddy himself, "Big Poppa Pump," Scott Steiner! The show includes a history of one of the greatest tag teams of all time, Scott and his brother Rick, The Steiner Bros., and their matches with teams like The Road Warriors, Doom, and The Outsiders! Eric talks how the Steiners finally returned to WCW during...

Duration:02:15:36

WWE Invasion

7/22/2019
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On this week's 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson, the guys cover July 2001's WWE Invasion PPV! It was finally here, an "interpromotional" PPV featuring the WWE, WCW, and ECW stars, competing against each other! Interest was super high, and the star power was off the charts! Now on today's 83 Weeks, Eric Bischoff watches Invasion for the very first time. Hear Eric's ongoing thoughts in a Watch-A-Long format, plus how his negotations to join WWE went back in the early summer of...

Duration:02:55:53

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