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The MLW Radio Network presents Bischoff on Wrestling! 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 and 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!

The MLW Radio Network presents Bischoff on Wrestling! 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 and 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!
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The MLW Radio Network presents Bischoff on Wrestling! 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 and 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!

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Episodes

Clash Of Champions 23

6/18/2018
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Bill Watts is out and Eric Bischoff is in. Clash 23 was one of the first major shows on Eric's watch so Conrad grills him about the state of the company. How did Eric apply for the job? What did it pay? Who did he interview with? What did he want to change? What could he change? Why was Jim Ross out? How was his stunt with the radio station and exodus to the WWF handled? The guys also discuss Tully Blanchard not coming in, Paul Roma becoming a Horsemen, Shane Douglas leaving, Vader being in...

Duration:01:34:28

Dusty Rhodes

6/11/2018
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From the first time he saw Dusty Rhodes on TV for the AWA through the entire WCW fun, Eric Bischoff breaks down his relationship with the American Dream. Conrad takes Eric through a timeline of their time together in WCW from when Eric was hired until WCW went out of business in 2001. Along the way they discuss Vince McMahon, Jim Herd, Ole Anderson, Bill Watts, and even Vince Russo. Eric discusses what a great family man Dusty was to what a creative genius he was as well. The guys also break...

Duration:01:56:37

Chris Jericho in WCW

6/4/2018
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Eric Bischoff breaks down when, where, and how he met Jericho and brought him into WCW. Conrad takes him to task for the negotiation process that Jericho detailed in his book, the debut that Terry Taylor buried, the baby face kiss of death in August 96, a crazy tidbit about Jericho's contract and who missed it, what title Jericho despised, Jericho considering a jump well before his contract was up, what changed for Jericho creatively, who was responsible for the heel turn, the incredible...

Duration:03:40:46

The DX Invasion & Challenging Vince

5/28/2018
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On April 13, 1998, the WWF finally broke the WCW Monday Nitro win-streak of 83 Weeks. WCW bounced back the next week but the following week was perhaps the most memorable moment in the Monday Night War - the "DX Invasion" of Nitro at the Norfolk Scope. Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson discuss the events leading up to that night, what most have forgotten about Nitro that night, the silly detail everyone likes to embellish, and how everyone remembers the events of that day. Kevin Nash, Booker...

Duration:01:47:26

Bash At The Beach 2000

5/21/2018
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After Bischoff was sent home, the Turner brass turned to Vince Russo to take the reigns of WCW. By the time Bischoff returns the power dynamic in Turner had shifted yet again. What were the terms of Bischoff returning? What was his day-to-day role within the company? How did Russo react to Bischoff being back? It became a tangled mess with a television company losing money on a wrestling product they very likely didn't understand in the first place. The guy who turned a profit for WCW for...

Duration:02:05:43

Bret Hart in WCW

5/14/2018
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Did any one wrestler benefit more from the Monday Night Wars than Bret Hart? Meltzer wrote that Bret was at the center of a bidding war unlike anything in the history of pro-wrestling in 1996. This week Eric and Conrad cover the conversations with Bret about coming to WCW in 1996, the actual negotiating process in 1997 just before the "Montreal Screwjob" and the events that led to his debut in December 1997. Eric explains why Bret didn't have a match at Starrcade, why Bret started with...

Duration:02:40:35

The infamous "Finger Poke of Doom"

5/7/2018
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Hulk Hogan has said the "Finger Poke of Doom" was the "beginning of the end of WCW," and no one really disagreed with him... or did they? Find out what Eric Bischoff thinks of this angle with the benefit of nearly 20 years hindsight. We address the rumor that Goldberg shot down the first idea for his angle with Liz and how Eric thinks Goldberg and Liz did in their acting roles that night. Plus Conrad presses Eric to defend the silliness of a "Hogan running for President" angle,...

Duration:02:15:44

Creating the nWo

4/30/2018
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Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and the "third man" set the wrestling world in fire in 1996. It wasn't just fans who were interested either. Vince McMahon and the WWF took Turner, WCW, and Bischoff to court over the angle demanding the profits from the shows and that they stop the angle. For the first time int his much detail, Eric Bischoff explains how the Scott Hall and Kevin Nash deals came together, including the actual financials of those deals. You'll also learn when the concept was first...

Duration:02:32:32

Ep 63: Wyatt's Sister Abigail Tease, WWE's Interest In UFC Fighters, Shane McMahon's Failed Pot Deal; A Look At The 9/29/17 WCW Monday Nitro

10/4/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing a few pro wrestling news stories. Including: - The possibility that Bray Wyatt could play Sister Abigail - Shayna Baszler signing with WWE - The potential for a lot more UFC fighters to transition to WWE - Shane McMahon's failed legal cannabis investment - Lance Russell's passing "This Week In Bischoff History" features Eric taking a look back at the September 29, 1997 edition of WCW Monday Nitro. Nick wraps up the...

Duration:01:21:34

Ep 62: Goldberg's WCW Debut, Bullet Club's 'Invasion', Enzo As Cruiserweight Champion, Mahal Controversy, More

9/29/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing a few pro wrestling news stories. Including: - John Cena's dramatic exit at WWE No Mercy - Vince McMahon's rumored plans for Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar - Bullet Club's invasion of RAW - Enzo as the Cruiserweight Champion - FloSlam's lawsuit against WWN Live - Gabe Sapolsky's leaked e-mail - Jinder Mahal's controversial impression of Shinsuke Nakamura - The possibility of a UFC vs WWE Four Horsewomen match - WWE's...

Duration:01:13:10

Ep 61: Heenan's Passing, WWE Starrcade, Owens Making Vince Bleed, WWE-Paige Tease; "This Week In Bischoff History: September 14, 1998 Nitro"

9/20/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing some of the past week's top pro wrestling news stories. Including: - The passing of Bobby Heenan - WWE bringing back Starrcade - WrestleCade insinuating WWE is bringing back Starrcade to compete with them - Vince McMahon bleeding last week on Smackdown - WWE seeing a boost in ratings - The buzz, or lack thereof, around this NFL season - WWE teasing Paige's return to action - Chris Jericho's Cruise - Progress...

Duration:01:38:51

Ep 60: Eric's 1999 WCW Firing, Cena Calls Out Reigns' Drug Test Failure, GFW Creative & Financial Turmoil, AJ Styles Appears At Indie Show, More

9/13/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing some of the past week's top pro wrestling news stories. Including: - John Cena calling out Roman Reigns' previous WWE Wellness Policy violation - Jeff Jarrett being released as the Chief Creative Officer of GFW - Reports that GFW is "hemorrhaging funds" and looking to sell the company - GFW's new creative team - Alberto el Patron returning to GFW for Bound For Glory - GFW VP of Production Kevin Sullivan's tweets...

Duration:01:01:27

Ep 59: Flair's Recovery Promo, RAW On Christmas, JBL's SD Live Departure, Reigns' As The "Gray Area Guy", Big Show's Legacy, More

9/6/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing some of the past week's top pro wrestling news stories. Including: - Ric Flair's first post-health scare recovery promo - WWE's decision to hold a live RAW on Christmas Day and New Year's Day - JBL's departure from the Smackdown commentary table - Corey Graves doing commentary for both RAW and Smackdown - WWE board members allegedly upset with Vince for not firing JBL - Sexy Star vacating the Triple A Reina de...

Duration:01:05:46

Ep 58: The Sexy Star-Rosemary Incident, Mayweather v McGregor, Jon Jones' Drug Test Failure, Asuka Dropping NXT Title, More

8/30/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing some of the past week's top pro wrestling news stories. Including: - Sexy Star "shooting" on Rosemary at TripleMania - Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's super fight - How he would be a rematch between the two - Jon Jones testing positive for the steroid turinabol coming out of UFC 214 - WWE's decision to have Asuka vacate the NXT Women's Championship - John Cena's Hollywood career now affecting his WWE career -...

Duration:01:24:07

Ep 57: Roode Joins SD Live, Brock Retaining At SSlam, Cena v Reigns Tease, 'Problematic' Wrestling Crowds, More

8/23/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing some of the past week's top pro wrestling news stories. Including: - Eric's experience in Wyoming during the solar eclipse - Ric Flair rallying following his recent health issues - Brock Lesnar successfully retaining the WWE Universal Championship at SummerSlam - Whether doing John Cena vs Roman Reigns before WrestleMania is too soon - Reported backstage heat on Baron Corbin regarding his social media habits - How...

Duration:01:00:10

Ep 56: Ric Flair's Health Scare, When Venues Spoil Results, Lack Of Creative For Ziggler, What Was Hogan Like Backstage In WCW?, More

8/16/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing some of the past week's top pro wrestling news stories. Including: - Ric Flair's health scare - The Barclay's Center possibly spoiling the outcome of the SummerSlam RAW Main Event - WWE advertising Brock Lesnar for next year's SummerSlam amidst rumors he may be leaping back to UFC - WWE creative reportedly not having anything for Dolph Ziggler - GFW stripping Alberto El Patron of the GFW World Championships It also...

Duration:01:28:33

Ep 55: WWE Network Coming To China, Should Jon Jones Appear At SummerSlam?, Hardys' Trademark Applications, WWE RAW SSlam Main Event, More

8/10/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing the new movie Detroit and Eric's memories of growing up in the Detroit during the 1967 riots. They then chat a few of the pro wrestling news headlines from the past week. Including: - The WWE Network expanding into China - Disney making a big investment into the development company for the WWE Network, BAMTech - Jon Jones teasing that he may be at SummerSlam - What affect some of UFC's latest moves have on their...

Duration:01:31:53

Ep 54: Jon Jones Calls Out Brock Lesnar, Nakamura v Cena On Free TV, WWE's 2nd Quarter Financials, Another Superstar Shake-Up?, More

8/4/2017
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On this week's Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick discuss a few of the pro wrestling news headlines from the past week. Including: - The release of Eric and Jason Hervey's mini-documentary Dope Man on A&E - Jon Jones calling out Brock Lesnar at UFC 214 - When a fight between Jones and Lesnar could happen - The relationship between WME-IMG and WWE - WWE giving away Nakamura vs Cena and the big triple threat match on free WWE TV this week - What WWE's mentality may be in regards to...

Duration:01:06:08

BoW Overrun feat. Capitol Wrestling Ep 16 Review

7/31/2017
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This week's Bischoff on Wrestling Overrun features former WCW President Eric Bischoff and his co-host Nick Hausman reviewing episode sixteen of Capitol Wrestling. Every episode of Capitol Wrestling is available NOW on IRWNetwork.com

Duration:00:39:11

Ep 53: Latest Report On Brock Lesnar UFC Return, The Punjabi Prison, AJ Styles & Kevin Owens Title Swaps, Mark Henry Retiring, More

7/26/2017
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This week's Bischoff on Wrestling kicks off with Eric and Nick discussing a few of the pro wrestling news headlines from the past week. Including: - The rumored reason why UFC wants to get Brock Lesnar for another fight - Who UFC supposedly would like to face Lesnar next - The struggle UFC has making new stars - Jinder Mahal's Punjabi Prison win - John Cena and Rusev's use of the American flag in their Flag Match - Kevin Owens and AJ Styles passing the US Championship back and forth - Mark...

Duration:01:13:34