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Episode 22: World Politics

5/21/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden continues his look at Jerry Lawler’s AWA World championship win 30 years ago with guests Prince Kevin Lawler and the man who crowned the King, legendary Memphis promoter Jerry Jarrett. Scott and Kevin also pay tribute to their mutual friend Nik Niknahad, aka Mr. Clyde and Ali Ben Khan on Memphis … Continue reading Episode 22: World Politics → The post Episode 22: World Politics appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:54:17

Episode 21: Area King Crowned

5/15/2018
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In honor of the 30th anniversary of Jerry Lawler’s AWA World title win, host KFR host Scott Bowden discusses the King’s chase of the World heavyweight championship—the Memphis territory’s overarching storyline for well over a decade. On this week’s Stinkn’ Rednecks segment, Bowden and longtime fan David Delahoussaye discuss why Lawler was so over as a sport … Continue reading Episode 21: Area King Crowned → The post Episode 21: Area King Crowned appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin'...

Duration:01:38:55

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5/5/2018
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The ICW invasion continues on the KFR podcast as “The Hustler” Rip Rogers returns for the second part of a no-words-barred interview. The ICW outlaw will reveal secrets about life on the road with ICW, the story behind the bizarre radio ads and how they were part of the spending problem that ultimately led to … Continue reading Episode 20: → The post Episode 20: appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:21:15

Episode 19: Macho Memories

4/25/2018
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The ICW invasion of the KFR podcast continues this week, featuring a proverbial run-in by none other than “Hustler” Rip Rogers! Over the course of two hours, Rip discusses—as only he can do—such ICW stars as Randy Savage, the carpetbagging Miser (Angelo Poffo), Ronnie Garvin, Bob Orton Jr., Elizabeth Huelette (the future Miss Elizabeth) and more. The … Continue reading Episode 19: Macho Memories → The post Episode 19: Macho Memories appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:12:52

Episode 18: ICW Invasion

4/17/2018
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Freak out! Scott Bowden is back, right alongside ringside and ready to go with another BIG day of the KFR podcast! This week, KFR is invaded by one of the most infamous performers in the short-but-memorable history of International Championship Wrestling: the leader of the Slapowitz Syndicate, Izzy Slapowitz. Over the course of nearly 90 … Continue reading Episode 18: ICW Invasion → The post Episode 18: ICW Invasion appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:36:11

Episode 17: Fifty-One Shades of Grey

4/2/2018
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Scott Bowden is back with another piping hot edition of the KFR Podcast! Joining Bowden and the Great Brian Last™ will be Jerry Grey, who has emerged as one of the greatest storytellers in all of professional wrestling on the 6:05 Superpodcast…the Mothership! Tonight, the Golden Boy shares his comic misadventures in the wild-and-wooly world of ’80s … Continue reading Episode 17: Fifty-One Shades of Grey → The post Episode 17: Fifty-One Shades of Grey appeared first on Kentucky Fried...

Duration:01:42:51

Episode 16: Jeff Jarrett

3/27/2018
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Welcome to a Hall of Fame-worthy episode of Kentucky Fried Rasslin’! This week, KFR host Scott Bowden welcomes Jeff Jarrett, WWE Hall of Fame, Class of 2018, to the show to discuss the former USWA and WCW World champion’s early days in his father’s territory. Double J will discuss his participation in two of the … Continue reading Episode 16: Jeff Jarrett → The post Episode 16: Jeff Jarrett appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:08:18

Episode 15: All The King’s Men

3/20/2018
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On this week’s KFR podcast, host Scott Bowden begins his look at the angle that led to The Last Sellout: the return of the King to the Mid-South Coliseum on March 3, 1986, which would be the final time Jarrett Promotions sold out the building. Two of Jerry Lawler’s longtime buddies/teammates who broke into the … Continue reading Episode 15: All The King’s Men → The post Episode 15: All The King’s Men appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:52:54

Episode 14: Memphis Wrestling History 101

2/26/2018
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Class is in session, as Prof. Jerry Jarrett returns to educate host Scott Bowden on the inner workings of Memphis Wrestling and the National Wrestling Alliance in the late ’70s. In this educational interview, the Original Double J reveals all the behind-the-scenes events that led up the alleged booking of Mil Mascaras in Memphis in … Continue reading Episode 14: Memphis Wrestling History 101 → The post Episode 14: Memphis Wrestling History 101 appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin'...

Duration:01:48:43

Episode 13: Who Was That Masked Man?

2/17/2018
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On January 29, 1979, a mysterious masked man appeared in the main event in Memphis at the Mid-South Coliseum—nothing new there. What makes the evening in question so intriguing is that no one can agree on the hooded wrestler’s identity—including—including the colleagues he worked with that night, the boys appearing underneath, and promoter Jerry Jarrett. … Continue reading Episode 13: Who Was That Masked Man? → The post Episode 13: Who Was That Masked Man? appeared first on Kentucky Fried...

Duration:01:26:29

Episode 12: Years of Living Dangerously

2/5/2018
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USWA Monday night wrestling returns with another wild-and-wooly KFR podcast with special guest “Dangerous” Doug Gilbert reuniting with his former manager, Scott Bowden. Doug discusses growing up in Lexington, Tenn., as the son of sensational ring technician Tommy Gilbert; his brother Eddie Gilbert’s booking philosophy; memories of being terrorized as a boy by the original Sheik; his first angle … Continue reading Episode 12: Years of Living Dangerously → The post Episode 12: Years of...

Duration:01:51:22

Episode 11: Are You a Man or a Rat

1/29/2018
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Oh, rats! The legendary Nathaniel Whitlock drives by Kentucky Fried Rasslin’ to talk rasslin’, rats, and a little rock ‘n’ roll with Scott Bowden and The Great Brian Last™. You’ll hear the incredible true story of how wrestling an alligator led to the nefarious manager’s big break in the business; background on Nate’s famous brother … Continue reading Episode 11: Are You a Man or a Rat → The post Episode 11: Are You a Man or a Rat appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:23:50

Episode 10: Kentucky Fried Cornette

1/20/2018
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Out of the kindness of his heart, the legendary Louisville Slugger himself, Jim Cornette, drops by the KFR podcast after everyone from Randy Hales to Reggie B. Fine disrespectfully declines to appear. The manager of such good Christian athletes as the Midnight Express and Mantaur, Corny joins Scott Bowden and The Great Brian Last™ for a lively … Continue reading Episode 10: Kentucky Fried Cornette → The post Episode 10: Kentucky Fried Cornette appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin'...

Duration:01:37:02

Episode 4: Game of Thrones: The Mad King

11/20/2017
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This week’s KFR is a family-sized bucket of extra crispy, original rasslin’ goodness packed with rare classic audio from the WHBQ wrestling days. Our adventure begins in February 1975, when Jerry Lawler has been forced into exile by promoter Jerry Jarrett after the King’s head had gotten too big for his crown. After a hot … Continue reading Episode 4: Game of Thrones: The Mad King → The post Episode 4: Game of Thrones: The Mad King appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:27:33

Episode 3: Today Memphis, Tomorrow the World

11/11/2017
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World’s collide on this week’s Kentucky Fried Rasslin’ podcast when investigative journalists Scott Bowden and The Great Brian Last uncover Jerry Jarrett’s plans to unify the CWA and AWA World titles in 1980. Fresh off unraveling the Mummy last week, KFR’s crack archeologists also discover the first-ever dueling promos on WHBQ between Jerry Lawler and … Continue reading Episode 3: Today Memphis, Tomorrow the World → The post Episode 3: Today Memphis, Tomorrow the World appeared first on...

Duration:01:28:55

Episode 2: The King Meets The Mummy

11/4/2017
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Join “Scary” Scott Bowden and “The Ghost” Brian Last as they unearth rare terrifying WHBQ audio of the betrayal of Jerry Lawler at the diabolical hands of manager Sam Bass in October 1974. Thrill to the action of the King of Memphis forming an unlikely alliance to battle Bass’s monster from Memphis, Egypt, as they … Continue reading Episode 2: The King Meets The Mummy → The post Episode 2: The King Meets The Mummy appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:27:53

Episode 1: Jerry Jarrett

10/28/2017
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Join special guest Jerry Jarrett and hosts Scott Bowden and Brian Last for an in-depth, entertaining look at the crowning of the controversial King of Memphis, Jerry Lawler, featuring rare WHBQ audio clips that haven’t aired in more than 40 years. Follow Scott Bowden on Twitter @TravScottBowden and on Facebook @KentuckyFriedRasslin. Follow Brian on Twitter … Continue reading Episode 1: Jerry Jarrett → The post Episode 1: Jerry Jarrett appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:30:14

Kentucky Fried Rasslin’ Podcast

10/11/2017
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Scott Bowden’s Kentucky Fried Rasslin’ is now a podcast! The post Kentucky Fried Rasslin’ Podcast appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:00:00:19

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