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Former WCW and current Impact Wrestling ring announcer David Penzer shares stories with some of the biggest names in pro wrestling, both present and past, as well as honoring and sharing stories with some of the behind the scenes names that brought you some of pro wrestling's biggest angles.

Former WCW and current Impact Wrestling ring announcer David Penzer shares stories with some of the biggest names in pro wrestling, both present and past, as well as honoring and sharing stories with some of the behind the scenes names that brought you some of pro wrestling's biggest angles.
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Former WCW and current Impact Wrestling ring announcer David Penzer shares stories with some of the biggest names in pro wrestling, both present and past, as well as honoring and sharing stories with some of the behind the scenes names that brought you some of pro wrestling's biggest angles.

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English


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Sitting Ringside: Eric Bischoff

7/16/2018
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What can be said about Eric Bischoff that hasn’t already been said a million times? The innovator of the NWO and the creator of the Monday Night Wars, it’s safe to say Bischoff’s creativity, both on screen and as a producer, changed the landscape of the pro wrestling business forever. This week, David Penzer sits […] The post Sitting Ringside: Eric Bischoff appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:00:10

Sitting Ringside: Wrestling Podcast Host Conrad Thompson

7/9/2018
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Every wrestling fan should know Conrad Thompson. As host of “Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard,” “What Happened When With Tony Schiavone,” “83 Weeks With Eric Bischoff,” or as the driving force behind the huge Starrcast event happening around All In Labor Day weekend in Chicago, Thompson has been able to turn his lifelong fandom […] The post Sitting Ringside: Wrestling Podcast Host Conrad Thompson appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:00:59:22

Sitting Ringside: “The Masked Assassin” Jody Hamilton

7/2/2018
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When we say that “The Masked Assassin” Jody Hamilton has seen it all in the wrestling business, we mean it literally. Whether it was main eventing Madison Square Garden at the age of 19 to forming The Assassins with Tom Renesto to his legendary feud with El Santo to creating the WCW Power Plant that […] The post Sitting Ringside: “The Masked Assassin” Jody Hamilton appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:01:11

Sitting Ringside: “The Hustler” Rip Rogers

6/25/2018
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Some of you may know him as “The Hustler,” “The Foul-Mouthed Ripper (which you’ll understand why),” or “Roaring” Rip Rogers but he is a guy who wasn’t a household name on a national level during his career, but certainly made his mark in the territories and more importantly, as a trainer to some of the […] The post Sitting Ringside: “The Hustler” Rip Rogers appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:32:49

Sitting Ringside: Ken Anderson

6/18/2018
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Ken Anderson, a self-proclaimed a**hole, didn’t really grow up a huge pro wrestling fan. In fact, it wasn’t really until a roommate of his made him sit down and watch “Stone Cold” Steve Austin for the first that he got that itch. It wasn’t until walking into wrestling school for the first time that he […] The post Sitting Ringside: Ken Anderson appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:28:17

Sitting Ringside: JJ Dillon (1989-2001)

6/11/2018
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JJ Dillon, the leader of The 4 Horsemen, was so much more than just an on air manager of the greatest faction in pro wrestling history. He has also been a part of some of the greatest story lines and historic moments in the business in an agent/management role as well. In Episode 40 of […] The post Sitting Ringside: JJ Dillon (1989-2001) appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:38:02

Sitting Ringside: Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat

6/4/2018
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When you’re talking one of the most influential pro wrestlers of all time, Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat should certainly be on that list. Whether it’s the match at Wrestlemania 3 against “The Macho Man” Randy Savage that is celebrated as one of the greatest matches of all time or the legendary trilogy of matches against […] The post Sitting Ringside: Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:00:52:54

Sitting Ringside: Wes Brisco & Wade Keller of PWTorch

5/28/2018
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When you’re a part of the Brisco family, following in the footsteps of father Jerry and Uncle Jack can be overwhelming if you’re entering the wrestling business. That’s exactly what Wes Brisco has done and thus far, he’s done it successfully. Having spent time in both TNA and WWE Developmental, Brisco has been on the […] The post Sitting Ringside: Wes Brisco & Wade Keller of PWTorch appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:10:31

Sitting Ringside: Actor & Former WCW World Champion David Arquette

5/21/2018
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In 2000, actor David Arquette starred in a wrestling based movie called “Ready To Rumble.” The movie featured several wrestlers from WCW including Chris Kanyon, Shane Helms, Diamond Dallas Page, and several others. As part of the promotion for the movie, Arquette and WCW agreed to have Arquette appear on WCW television to help cross […] The post Sitting Ringside: Actor & Former WCW World Champion David Arquette appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:00:53:37

Sitting Ringside: WWE HOF Koko B. Ware & Alex Marvez from The Sporting News/SiriusXM

5/14/2018
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In Koko B. Ware’s 40+ year career, he has just about seen it all. He spent time in the Mid-South, Georgia, and other NWA territories wrestling the likes of Dutch Mantell, Tommy Rich, and Jerry Lawler to name a few while forming a tag team with the legendary Bobby Eaton known as the “Pretty Young […] The post Sitting Ringside: WWE HOF Koko B. Ware & Alex Marvez from The Sporting News/SiriusXM appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:53:41

Sitting Ringside: Disco Inferno Returns

5/7/2018
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“Disco Inferno” Glenn Gilbertti appeared on the podcast early on to tell some stories from his career but this appearance is a little different. This week, he and David Penzer talk about the current state of wrestling. DI and Penzer discuss the WWE since Wrestlemania, the futures of Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks, why […] The post Sitting Ringside: Disco Inferno Returns appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:27:42

Sitting Ringside: “The Total Package” Lex Luger

4/30/2018
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Over the lifetime of “The Total Package” Lex Luger, he truly has seen the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. To say he’s seen and done it all would be a serious understatement. Going from a football career to becoming one of the biggest names in the pro wrestling world, Lex admittedly let […] The post Sitting Ringside: “The Total Package” Lex Luger appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:10:51

Sitting Ringside: Al Snow

4/23/2018
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Al Snow is one of the most underrated guys in the wrestling business and was kind of a wrestler caught between two generations/eras. He got his start in 1984 just as the “Territory Era” was coming to a close and the “Modern Era” (WWF/NWA/WCW/WWE) was just beginning. As you’ll hear, his career is mired by […] The post Sitting Ringside: Al Snow appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:22:04

Sitting Ringside: The Leader Of The 4 Horsemen, JJ Dillon

4/16/2018
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This week on Sitting Ringside, David Penzer chats with one of the true legends of the pro wrestling business and the leader of The 4 Horsemen, JJ Dillon. In this incredible conversation, JJ talks about getting his start in the wrestling business as the President of the Johnny Valentine Fan Club, becoming a referee before […] The post Sitting Ringside: The Leader Of The 4 Horsemen, JJ Dillon appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:48:41

Sitting Ringside: WWE Wrestlemania 34 Weekend Recap

4/9/2018
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This week on Sitting Ringside, former WCW and Impact Wrestling ring announcer David Penzer and Mike Freland break down all things Wrestlemania 34 weekend. David shares his thoughts on the WWE Hall Of Fame Ceremony that involved old friend Jeff Jarrett, NXT Takeover: New Orleans where Ricochet came out looking like a star, and the […] The post Sitting Ringside: WWE Wrestlemania 34 Weekend Recap appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:48:30

Sitting Ringside: Talking Andre The Giant w/The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase & Kevin Sullivan

4/2/2018
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With HBO debuting “Andre The Giant” this week, David Penzer felt it only appropriate to connect two guys who traveled the roads with Andre and were involved in some of his biggest angles, “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase and Kevin Sullivan. DiBiase talks about the legendary angle between he, Andre, and Hulk Hogan from […] The post Sitting Ringside: Talking Andre The Giant w/The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase & Kevin Sullivan appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:00:55:53

Sitting Ringside: Stevie Ray of WCW’s Harlem Heat

3/26/2018
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In the era of WCW, no other tag team was as decorated as Booker T. and Stevie Ray, better known as Harlem Heat. During their career, PWI named Harlem Heat the “Tag Team Of The Year” in both 1995 and 1996 and they won the WCW Tag Team Championship a record ten times. As you […] The post Sitting Ringside: Stevie Ray of WCW’s Harlem Heat appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:39:37

Sitting Ringside: Impact Wrestling Knockouts Champion Allie

3/19/2018
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Whether you know her from her time on the Indy’s as Cherry Bomb or most recently as the current Impact Wrestling Knockouts Champion, Allie has been a force in women’s wrestling for well over a decade. Interesting though, she admits to not being much of an athlete growing up. She really only entered the athletic […] The post Sitting Ringside: Impact Wrestling Knockouts Champion Allie appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:15:37

Sitting Ringside: Referee/Manager Bill Alfonso

3/12/2018
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Most people would recognize Bill Alfonso from his days in ECW with Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and Taz. What you may not realize is that his wrestling career started several years before that in the state of Texas where he refereed his first match at the age of 21. From there, he went on to […] The post Sitting Ringside: Referee/Manager Bill Alfonso appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:02:07:01

Sitting Ringside: New WWE HOF’er Jeff Jarrett & Brian Blair

3/5/2018
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This week’s episode of Sitting Ringside With David Penzer kicks off with one of the newest inductees to the WWE Hall Of Fame, “Double J” Jeff Jarrett. The announcement of Jarrett’s induction was shocking on a million levels going back to the final episode of WCW Monday Nitro when Vince McMahon publicly fired Jarrett on […] The post Sitting Ringside: New WWE HOF’er Jeff Jarrett & Brian Blair appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:37:06