On this week’s IN THE ROOM, Brady Hicks and the gang welcome ECW and WWE referee – and OTW promoter – Jim Molineaux! Check it out for Jim’s thoughts on having trained current-generation, recent, and past-generation stars; promoting today versus how wrestling was when he broke in; what ECW brought to the table; ECW ribs; and navigating WWE. Plus, Brady Hicks, The Stro, Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk about the over-saturation of wrestling; WWE’s Extreme Rules show in Philly and post-PPV Raw in Long Island; Alexa Bliss love (and hate); and continuing creative struggles. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so …. much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
Interviews from WWE, WWF, and WWWF stars.
This week, IN THE ROOM welcomes NWA, WCW, and WWE referee Nick Patrick to the program. Check it out for this second-generation star’s thoughts on comparing the various eras in wrestling; working for WCW during its height; disorganization with the company; the Starrcade ’97 “fast-count”; politics in WWE; and more! Plus, Brady Hicks, The Stro, Kathie Fitz, and Matt Grimm talk about WWE Stomping Grounds; debate who is REALLY “The Man” in WWE; the company’s mis-management of (too much) talent; AEW; and Rollins vs. Ospreay. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
This week’s IN THE ROOM is proud to welcome the one and only “Mr. Technical” Barry Horowitz! Check it out as this WWF and WCW star talks about his days on the road in the Carolinas, Florida, and Texas; his experience excelling as “enhancement” talent; helping the careers of young stars such as The Ultimate Warrior, Shawn Michaels, and Goldberg; Chris Candido; and more! Plus, Brady Hicks, The Stro, Kathie Fitz, and Derrick McDonald talk about Lance Storm’s funny stories from this week; AEW’s growth; the WWE Stomping Grounds pay-per-view; and small recent improvements in WWE’s shows. Plus, open phone lines for three full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
Check it out this week as IN THE ROOM welcomes WWE’s Rhino to the program! Check it out for everything on “The Man-Beast,” from WWE to ECW to TNA to ROH, and more! Rhino checks in with his thoughts on Jon Moxley and WWE creative; opportunities growing outside of WWE; AEW; standing out from his peers; and so many tough lessons learned along the way! Plus, Brady Hicks, The Stro, Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson talk about Brady’s health scare, AEW’s debut, SuperShowdown, and more! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
This week, IN THE ROOM is so proud to welcome WWE, WCW, and NWA legend Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat! This interview was pre-taped last week by Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), Kathie Fitz, and Steve Anderson (WOW Magazine). Check it out for Ricky’s thoughts on WrestleMania III, his feud with Randy Savage and their anxiety heading into their historic match, being Ric Flair’s perfect foil, teaching seminars, and working with young stars such as Steve Austin, Brian Pillman, Shane Douglas, and Steve (William) Regal before they made a huge name for themselves! Plus, The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie, Matt Grimm, and Steve talk about a lackluster Raw, the Renee Young / Dean Ambrose marriage playing out on TV, Alexa Bliss leading the women’s division, Michael Cole’s weird tattoos, and the general look of uninspired-ness and unhappiness by personalities on the show. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
This week independent sensation – and former WWE, WCW, ECW, and TNA star – Pierre Carl Ouellet (PCO) steps IN THE ROOM to talk about his distinguished career. How has this monster re-animated himself, shedding his former roles as a Quebecer and a pirate to become the one and only Frankenstein of the indies?! Check it out for his thoughts on turning heads against Walter over WrestleMania weekend, his feud with Bret Hart, backstage politics in WWE, the importance of re-inventing oneself, and finding himself again in his 50s. Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitz, and Matt Grimm talk about WWE Crown Jewel and Evolution; regrets regarding the promotion of either; Raw from Philly; and Smackdown’s 1,000th episode! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
This week we welcome PJ Black (WWE’s Justin Gabriel) to the program. This show is a must-listen for PJ’s thoughts on living a high-adrenaline lifestyle and its surprisingly calming effects; the importance of reinventing oneself over time; being a part of NXT, WWE, and the company’s huge Nexus angle; performing for Lucha Underground; and being one of a handful of independent stars succeeding despite not wrestling for WWE. Check out his Web site at pjblack.com. Plus, Brady Hicks (PWI), The Stro (WCW), Kathie Fitz, and Matt Grimm talk about the SummerSlam pay-per-view, Roman Reigns as a potential bad guy, Ronda Rousey rediscovering her edge, and the contract statuses of Daniel Bryan and Brock Lesnar. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
This week we welcome WWE Hall of Famer and 5X WCW Champion Booker T IN THE ROOM! Obviously, with Booker’s close relationships with both Kathie Fitz and The Stro, this interview was a natural and years in the making. Check it out for Booker’s thoughts on being the only major WCW star to stick around, post merger; the importance of re-inventing oneself; learning from Sherri Martel; forming one-half of one of wrestling’s greatest tag teams; battling “Stone Cold” Steve Austin in a supermarket; running his wrestling school; and establishing his brand as one of the official – and most loved – voices of Raw. In addition, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW Star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald run down this past weekend’s Cauliflower Alley Club reunion, convention, and WWE Backlash; talk about the future of the women’s division; and more! Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
This week we welcome an old friend IN THE ROOM, as “No Days Off” Fred Rosser (WWE’s Darren Young) joins the program. What are Fred’s thoughts on his run with WWE, including everything from NXT to Nexus to the Primetime Players and helping “Make Darren Young Great Again” with Bob Backlund? Plus, his status as a role model and ambassador for preventing bullying against ALL people (not just gay individuals), coming out and making a difference while a part of the WWE roster, and what the future holds for “No Days Off.” Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, and Kathie Fitzpatrick talk about The Greatest Royal Rumble, Backlash, Bruno Sammartino, ECWA’s awesome Super 8 tournament from this past weekend, Alexa Bliss’ apparent surgery, and more! All that plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.