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Episode 32: A Nose for Excellence with Guest Shane Russell

10/13/2018
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Yellow again, everybody, and welcome to another BIG DAY of the KFR podcast, as Scott Bowden and Brian Last welcome Shane Russell, son of legendary Memphis Wrestling broadcast Lance Russell. Shane shares his favorite memories both as a huge wrestling fan and as the son of the most iconic personality in Memphis broadcasting history. Shane … Continue reading Episode 32: A Nose for Excellence with Guest Shane Russell → The post Episode 32: A Nose for Excellence with Guest Shane Russell appeared...

Duration:01:20:13

Episode 31: Class Of ’79

9/26/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden has returned from Parts Unknown armed with evidence he claims will be the smoking gun in the Mil Mascaras Monday Night Mystery! Bowden not only looks back at the night in question of January 29, 1979, but also examines every single card he attended that year as a young fan at … Continue reading Episode 31: Class Of ’79 → The post Episode 31: Class Of ’79 appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:35:26

Episode 30: Saturday Morning Memories

8/28/2018
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Host Scott Bowden is right along ringside for Episode 30 to honor four professional wrestlers who experienced varying degrees of success in the Memphis territory but nonetheless made an indelible impact years before their recent passings: Jim Jamieson, Jim Neidhart, Brickhouse Brown and Chris Champion. Bowden and co-host The Great Brian Last will also discuss … Continue reading Episode 30: Saturday Morning Memories → The post Episode 30: Saturday Morning Memories appeared first on Kentucky...

Duration:01:21:38

Episode 29: Unsolved Mysteries of Memphis

8/13/2018
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On this special Unsolved Mysteries of #Memphis edition of the KFR Podcast, host Scott Bowden goes face to masked mug with Mil Mascaras during an autograph signing at Los Angeles-area sports-memorabilia speakeasy. Bowden doesn’t tiptoe gracefully around the issue, asking as many questions as humanly possible to unmask the truth behind the mystery that has … Continue reading Episode 29: Unsolved Mysteries of Memphis → The post Episode 29: Unsolved Mysteries of Memphis appeared first on...

Duration:01:09:24

Episode 28: Too Much

8/1/2018
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In a candid discussion with Brian Last, Scott Bowden honors the memory of the late Brian Lawler by revealing a side of Grand Master Sexay that most fans never knew. Bowden recalls the first time he met BC back in 1989, when the son of the King drove a Lincoln Continental delivering Godfather’s Pizzas all over … Continue reading Episode 28: Too Much → The post Episode 28: Too Much appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:30:00

Episode 27: The House That Lawler Built

7/14/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden reminisces about Monday night memories at the Mid-South Coliseum with Marvin Stockwell, co-founder of the Coliseum Coalition and Friends of the Fairgrounds. The two Memphians discuss everything that made the Roundhouse the entertainment capital of the Mid-South, including Memphis State Tiger basketball, legendary artists who performed at the arena, who flying-saucer shape provided … Continue reading Episode 27: The House That Lawler Built → The post Episode 27: The...

Duration:01:36:01

Episode 26: Baby, He’s A Superstar

7/5/2018
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On July 4, 1977, Jerry Lawler and Billl Dundee kicked off the greatest summer in Memphis wrestling’s history as he outfoxed Jerry Lawler in the main event at the Mid-South Coliseum, winning $2000 of the King’s coldhearted cash. 41 years later, Dundee joins KFR hosts Scott Bowden and the Great Brian Last® for an explosive … Continue reading Episode 26: Baby, He’s A Superstar → The post Episode 26: Baby, He’s A Superstar appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:24:49

Episode 25: Stardust Memories

6/23/2018
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Host Scott Bowden serves up an extra-extra crispy bucket of goodness on the KFR podcast, as he welcomes back the hottest heel on Twitter….Jerry Jarrett. The original Double J provides insight into the following topics: Dusty Rhodes’s appearances vs. Jerry Lawler in Memphis nearly 41 years ago to the day and why Jarrett and the … Continue reading Episode 25: Stardust Memories → The post Episode 25: Stardust Memories appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:08:42

Episode 24: Men About Town w/ Guest Jim Cornette

6/13/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden and his extra-crispy guest, Jim Cornette, honor the 35th anniversary of one of the best bouts ever held in Memphis, which also was featured around the territory’s loop, earning one of the biggest money weeks ever for promoter Jerry Jarret. This series of bouts featured Jarrett’s two biggest longtime handpicked stars … Continue reading Episode 24: Men About Town w/ Guest Jim Cornette → The post Episode 24: Men About Town w/ Guest Jim Cornette appeared first on Kentucky...

Duration:01:22:31

Episode 23: Tux Tales

6/5/2018
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Scott Bowden welcomes his Beverly Hills neighbor, the dapper-yet-diabolical Tux Newman (Jeff Walton), who orchestrated Randy “Macho Man” Savage’s return to the dark side of Memphis wrestling in late February 1985, guiding his star to memorable, brutal reign as the Southern heavyweight champion of the WORLD. The twisted talent agent from Tinseltown will dish on … Continue reading Episode 23: Tux Tales → The post Episode 23: Tux Tales appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:38:46

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

Episode 20: ¿Que Es Mas Macho?

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: ¿Que Es Mas Macho? → The post Episode 20: ¿Que Es Mas Macho? 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