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Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to best Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully... except one, Eric Bischoff. Eric got his foot in the door with Ted Turner's organization as a "C-Team Announcer" and a few short years later, he was President of World Championship Wrestling. Eric signed Hulk Hogan, turned a profit for the company for the very first time, started Monday Night Nitro, created the nWo, and beat Vince McMahon's Monday Night RAW head-to-head in Monday Night Wars 83 consecutive times. 83 Weeks will take a deep dive into the highs and lows of Eric Bischoff's unparalleled successes in the wrestling business. Join Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson as they explore a new topic every Monday morning at 6AM Eastern!

Vader in WCW

October 21, 2018154 min
This week on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff, Eric and Conrad discuss the WCW run of 3 time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, VADER! Hear all about Eric's early experiences with Vader, how their working relationship evolved, the name "Big Van Vader" and New Japan Pro Wrestling. and Eric's memories of Vader working with Cactus Jack, Harley Race, Ric Flair, Davey Boy Smith, Sting, Hulk Hogan, Ole Anderson, Ricky Steamboat, and more, PLUS Eric's take on Vader's infamous exit from WCW and his legacy in the wrestling business!
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