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Eric Bischoff Gives An Honest Assessment Of ‘Cinematic Matches’

Eric Bischoff commented on the trend of 'cinematic matches' during a recent interview with Sportskeeda. The former WCW President thinks it's possible to present them correctly, but he does not see them as "the future of the business." AEW star Matt Hardy is credited with being a pioneer of cinematic...

Eric Bischoff Says Vince Russo’s Writing Was “Immature” and “Embarrassing”

Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo worked together twice in the wrestling business. The first time was at the tail end of WCW and the second was when they were both in TNA Wrestling at the same time. Bischoff is not a fan of Vince Russo's writing. He recently spent...

Eric Bischoff On Brock Lesnar Beating Kofi Kingston In 7 Seconds

On the first edition of WWE Smackdown to air on Fox in 2019, Brock Lesnar defeated Kofi Kingston to win the WWE Championship in just 7 seconds. Many fans were disappointed with how Kofi's title reign came to an end. Eric Bischoff was the Executive Director of Smackdown when...

Eric Bischoff On Trying To Purchase WCW In 2001

WCW was sold to Vince McMahon at a reduced price in 2001. The transaction ended the Monday Night Wars. Eric Bischoff had been attempting to purchase the company in the days leading up to the sale to Vince McMahon, however. He spoke about this recently on an episode of...

Eric Bischoff On Why WWE’s NWO Angle Failed In 2002

After the Invasion angle flopped in 2001, WWE turned to the New World Order in an attempt to turn things around. Vignettes for the NWO featured Vince McMahon stating he was bringing the group in to "destroy his creation." The faction would debut at No Way Out that February....

Eric Bischoff: “There’s No One Talent That Can Change The Course of The Business By Themselves”

Former WCW President and WWE Executive Director of SmackDown Eric Bischoff recently hosted a Q&A episode of the 83 Weeks podcast. Bischoff would discuss a number of topics with fans, with co-host Conrad Thompson asking Easy E if there was a talent he has seen that could "change the industry"...

Eric Bischoff Believes Bully Ray Would Be ‘Valuable’ To AEW

Former WCW President Eric Bischoff believes All Elite Wrestling should hire Bully Ray. Bischoff shared his thoughts during a recent episode of his podcast 83 Weeks. Bischoff argued how Bully Ray is not only an experienced veteran but is a talented wrestler who understands the "art of creating emotion." "I don't...

Eric Bischoff On How Dixie Carter Handled Jeff Hardy In TNA

Former WCW President Erich Bischoff reflected on his time in TNA back in 2010 during an episode of his 83 Weeks podcast on AdFreeShows. The episode saw Bischoff and Conrad Thompson looking back on TNA Final Resolution 2010. During their conversation, Bischoff also addressed how Dixie Carter handled Jeff...

Eric Bischoff Discusses His WWE Firing In 2005

Eric Bischoff signed with WWE in 2002 to serve as the on-screen Raw General Manager authority figure. He held this post for three years before being relieved in December 2005. During the latest episode of his 83 weeks podcast, the former WCW president opened up about his kayfabe firing from...

Eric Bischoff Reveals The One Thing He Hated About Triple H’s Character

Eric Bischoff has stayed active in the wrestling business even after the folding of WCW and the former WCW President has worked backstage roles for different promotions, including a couple of runs with WWE. His first run with the company came in the early 2000s, a time which many consider...

Eric Bischoff On Sting In AEW: ‘A Motivated Steve Borden Can Be A Powerful Addition’

Former WCW President Eric Bischoff has commented on Sting's recent AEW debut at Winter is Coming. Bischoff responded to fans commenting on the debut on Twitter. He shared his excitement over what Sting's signing means for AEW and "The Icon" himself. Bischoff discussed the future storyline potential that would include...

Eric Bischoff Explains Why He ‘Always Hated’ The Abyss Character

Former WCW President Eric Bischoff recalled his time in TNA during a recent episode of his podcast 83 Weeks. He and Conrad Thompson discussed TNA's 2010 Bound For Glory pay-per-view.   During the episode, Eric Bischoff shared his thoughts on Abyss, describing him as a wonderful human being who was "stuck on...

Eric Bischoff On AEW Town Hall Appearance, MJF’s Improv Skills

Former WCW President Eric Bischoff made a surprise appearance during last week's episode of AEW Dynamite. He appeared to ask a question during the Chris Jericho and MJF Town Hell segment, discussing whether MJF should join the Inner Circle. During an episode of his podcast 83 Weeks, Bischoff addressed...

Eric Bischoff Appears On AEW Dynamite

Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite not only featured a special appearance by Eric Bischoff but also made Chris Jericho vs. MJF official for the upcoming Full Gear show.  Dynamite saw Inner Circle hold a Town Hall Meeting to determine if MJF could join up with the group. Various stars asked...

Eric Bischoff: Bret Hart Is A ‘Negative, Miserable Guy’

Former WCW President Eric Bischoff has labeled Bret Hart as a "negative, miserable guy" on a recent episode of his podcast, 83 Weeks. Back in 1993, Hart made negative comments about WCW regarding drugs. Taking issue with this, Bischoff addressed Hart's statements, claiming that it's "typical" of Bret Hart both...