Category: WCW

Wrestling with History: Jimmy Hart

WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Mouth of the South” Hart calls in … Bruce takes calls and talks about people’s favorite wrestlers from the 1980’s.

IN THE ROOM with WCW and WWE Referee Nick Patrick

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.

IN THE ROOM with Barry Horowitz

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.

IN THE ROOM with Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat

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.

IN THE ROOM with Pierre Carl Ouellet (PCO)

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.

IN THE ROOM with Booker T

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.

IN THE ROOM with PN News

Yo baby yo baby yo! IN THE ROOM welcomes former WCW and ECW star – and cult wrestling favorite – PN News! What are News’ thoughts on his tenures with the two major US companies; his work as Cannonball Grizzly; missing several opportunities with WWE; WCW politics; taking on a young Steve Austin; and today’s wrestling not being believable. What a great guy and incredible interview! Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk about Matt Hardy becoming #WOKEN on a sleepy episode of WWE Raw; Samoa Joe and Brock Lesnar’s believe-ability as credible fighters; and the top (including often unheralded) wrestlers of all time. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Henry Godwinn

This week we present a special “Thanksgiving” episode of IN THE ROOM, featuring former WWE and WCW star Henry Godwinn (Mark Canterbury). Check it out for Henry’s thoughts on wrestlers pushing themselves when injured; pressure from the office; competing against a young Triple-H; slopping Sunny; Naked Mideon; driving with Harley Race; and closing a bar with Ric Flair! Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk all for which they are thankful; WWE Survivor Series; Paige’s return; and recent NXT callups. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Shark Boy

IN THE ROOM this week ventures into the deep end as it welcomes legendary wrestler Shark Boy to the program! Check it out for Shark Boy’s thoughts on his various tenures in WCW and TNA; getting lots of love from Mick Foley; owning his name; and imitating Steve Austin to the delight of old “Stone Cold” himself! Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm host a hearty discussion of WWE Great Balls of Fire; a Roman Reigns / Braun Strowman double turn; the greatness that was/is Samoa Joe versus Brock Lesnar; Alexa Bliss retaining; and Austin Aries’ departure. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.