83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to beat Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully… except one, Eric Bischoff. From a “C-Team Announcer” to the President of WCW, Eric did it all! The nWo, Monday Night Nitro, and most importantly beating Vince not once, but 83 times in a row! Hear all about it on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson!

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June 20, 2022 105 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad are joined by special guest, WWE Hall of Famer and Host of Busted Open Radio, Bully Ray, to discuss Aces and Eights! Where the idea came from, was it based off Sons of Anarchy, the nWo, the members and angles. The launch from the attack on Sting at his Hall of Fame ceremony, attacking Hulk Hogan, Devon being the first recognized member, Doc Gallows, Mr. Anderson, Mike Knox, and the Bully...

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On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad looks back 17 years at ECW's One Night Stand 2005! Eric Bischoff is part of the build; and his promos with Vince McMahon and Paul Heyman. What it was like being at the show itself in the balcony, taking the Stone Cold Stunner at the end of the show, and his overall thoughts on One Night Stand '05!

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This is an episode of 83 Weeks that is sure to have people talking, as Eric reacts to the post-Double or Nothing comments by Tony Khan. And then, Eric and Conrad revisit the June 9,1997 Nitro, watchalong style! We will be discussing the build to Great American Bash from this Nitro in Boston at the Fleet Center. This show will also feature the announcement of Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman teaming together at Bash at the Beach, and ...

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May 30, 2022 130 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, the topic is Lex Luger's 1995-97! In anticipation of celebrating Lex’s birthday on June 2, Eric will discuss bringing Lex back to the company, his hesitation on it, the Dungeon of Doom connection, Lex vs. Hulk, Lex as a main player in the WCW vs. nWo war, Lex’s title win over Hogan, and story with DDP, Curt Hennig and Buff Bagwell. Lex’s relationship with Sting, and much more!

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May 23, 2022 144 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, the topic is WCW Slamboree 1993! Main evented by Big Van Vader vs. Davey Boy Smith for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship. Other topics include Arn Anderson challenging Barry Windham for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, WCW Hall of Fame inductees, the Legends Reunion concept, Sid's return, and much more!

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On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss WCW coming off Slamboree 1997 and it's a 1 hour show due to the NBA Playoffs. Steven Regal takes on Prince Iaukea, Ernest Miller's debut is recapped, Masa Chono vs. David Taylor, Nick Patrick's reinstatement, Michael Wallstreet vs. Scotty Riggs, NASCAR's involvement, Steve McMichael & Jeff Jarrett take on the Steiners, Mongo and Kevin Greene's feud continu...

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May 9, 2022 119 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric is put in the hot seat again for another edition of Ask Eric Anything! Topics include WCW becoming profitable, Randy Orton, management change from Bill Shaw to Harvey Schiller, Ted DiBiase in the nWo, and so much more!

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May 2, 2022 118 min


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As Conrad heads to Las Vegas to present at the NAB convention, Paul is in the co-host chair this week as him and Eric watch the final episode Eric appears on Impact called the "Bischoff Farewell Party from Wrestling." D'von defends the TV title against Bully Ray, Eric takes on Jeremy Borash, and Anarchia vs. Kurt Angle. Plus, Alex Silva takes part of a Gut Check Challenge against Robbie E, Brooke takes on Gail Kim, Jeff...

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April 18, 2022 124 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad go back 10 years to revisit TNA's Lockdown 2012, which took place on April 15, 2012 at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, TN! Topics include Sting as an authority figure, Bruce Prichard's heart attack, Team Garett vs. Team Eric, Storm vs. Roode for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, and much more!

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April 11, 2022 147 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad continue their look back 25 years ago in WCW, as they watch the April 21, 1997 edition of Monday Nitro! Topics include JJ Dillon returning to WCW after a 7-year absence, Sting cementing his status against the nWo, Nick Patrick trying to come back to WCW, Eric debuting "Bite me", the nWo heating up their rivalry with Ric Flair, Roddy Piper & Kevin Greene, the Benoit/Sullivan s...

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On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad go back 25 years to revisit the April 7, 1997 edition of Monday Nitro, one night after Spring Stampede! Topics include DDP's biggest win of his career, first tease of the Wolfpac, Kevin Greene's return, Rey Misterio vs. Steven Regal, Dean Malenko vs. Chris Jericho, Ultimo Dragon vs. Prince Iaukea, and much more!

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March 28, 2022 160 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad look back at the career of multi-time World Champion, Sid! Topics include Sid’s return to WCW in 1993, the Beach Blast mini-movie, his eventual push to champion, the stabbing incident with him and Arn, his firing, his return in 1999, his career-ending injury, and much more! 

Plus, Conrad and Eric reflect on the recent passing of the late, great Scott Hall.

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March 21, 2022 155 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Paul look back at Sting's 1998 in WCW! Topics include starting the year as World Champion, being stripped of the title, winning it back, becoming a member of the Wolfpac, disappearing after Halloween Havoc, and much more!

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March 14, 2022 150 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad continue their look back 25 years ago in WCW, as they watch the March 10, 1997 Spring Break edition of Monday Nitro coming from Club La Vela! This Nitro is most remembered for "The Worm" Dennis Rodman's appearance! Other topics include the Club La Vela venue, bringing in Rodman and joining the nWo, Mongo/Jarrett Horsemen issue, DDP/Savage feud, Disco being fired, and much mor...

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March 7, 2022 167 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad hit the pause button on WCW 1997 to go back 10 years and revisit TNA's Victory Road 2012, which took place on March 18, 2012 at the Impact Zone in Orlando, FL! Topics include Dave Lagana replacing Vince Russo, Katie Hebner, Garett vs. Gunner, Garett working with Kurt, Brian Kendrick's release, the prospects of a wrestlers union, Sting vs. Bobby Roode in a No Holds Barred main eve...

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February 28, 2022 172 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad continue their look back 25 years ago in WCW, as they watch the February 24, 1997 edition of Monday Nitro one night removed from "Macho Man" Randy Savage joining the nWo! Other topics include Shawn Michaels losing his smile on the other channel, Jeff Jarrett still thinking he's a Horsemen, Jim Duggan challenging Hulk Hogan, and much more!

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February 21, 2022 191 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad go back 25 years to revisit WCW SuperBrawl VII, which took place on February 23, 1997 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA! The main event was a rematch from Starrcade between Hollywood Hogan and Roddy Piper, but this time the WCW Heavyweight Championship was on the line! Other topics include WCW‘s attempt to purchase part of NJPW, WCW/WWF lawsuit, Souled Out buy rate. Plus, matches in...

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February 14, 2022 149 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad continue their look back 25 years ago in WCW, as they watch the February 17, 1997 edition of Nitro! Topics include The Outsiders’ road trip with Syxx with camcorder in hand, Chris Jericho vs. Jeff Jarrett in the main event, Randy Anderson vs. Nick Patrick, Eddie Guerrero vs. Konnan for the United States Championship, and much more!

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February 7, 2022 140 min

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad go back 10 years to revisit TNA's Against All Odds 2012, which took place on February 12, 2012 at the Impact Zone in Orlando, FL! Topics include Ric Flair’s induction into the WWE Hall of Fame while in TNA, Garett Bischoff‘s pairing with Hulk Hogan, the reveal of Garett’s trainer, Vince Russo quitting TNA, Jeremy Borash replacing Taz, low PPV buy-rate, and much more!

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