You’re one of TNA’s longest serving stars. What’s your secret to staying fresh and relevant in the fans’ eyes?
Just keep improving, keep getting better and giving the fans new something to watch. I guess, in my situation, I’m continually learning and wanting to learn. I’m trying to do new things to keep my character fresh all the time. That’s been something that I’ve been working on my entire career.
How confident are you that you’ll get another reign as TNA World Heavyweight Champion?
Oh, I’m very confident that I can get that opportunity again. I think I’ve proven myself significantly from the first time I had the World title, becoming the longest reigning champion in the company’s history. You know, there will come a time when I get another opportunity to become champion and I’m going to make the best of that opportunity and hopefully, if I have it my way, it’ll be a bigger, better, longer reign than the first one.
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Bagwell on the Showtime program “Gigolos”: “If you go on cowboys4angels.com it gives my price. I am now a gigolo on the “Gigolos” show. Basically what it is: Women, not men, not anybody else, just women can go on there for companionship. There is no sex. Showtime can’t have sex (on air). This is my job and I came up with this because wrestling seems to be over for me in the big world and I’m having to switch gears at the age of 44. So still being in shape to go to WWE tomorrow, ready to go to TNA tomorrow, it is just political (that I’m not there). So time to switch gears. This came up, I’m doing it, and I’m going on my debut and it was nuts. I was the second highest rated on the show (Gigolos). It is just blowing everyone’s minds how quick this thing took off. I’m just riding the ride and seeing what happens.”
Our review of TNA Letdown..err…Lockdown, Daniel Bryan occupies RAW.. did HHH cave to his demands? Hulk Hogan and the Undertaker have major announcements. We have a new HARRABLE interview of the week, plus Bo and Kat Remember When Sable and Jacqueline had a bikini contest! All this plus LMZ and #MeatTwitcher of the week on the fastest 22 minutes in sports and entertainment, THE 5 COUNT!
Kevin Sullivan discusses his relationship with Vince Russo and Ed Ferrara , Hulk Hogan’s heel turn, and much more!
Wrestling legend and former WCW booker, Kevin Sullivan recently sat down with Steve and the Scum on WGD Weekly for a near two hour long interview. Kevin spoke about his entire run in the wrestling business from his initial start in the business and his in ring career, right up through his time working as the booker for World Championship Wrestling during the Monday Night Wars, and beyond.
Bleacher Report and Ring Rust Radio recently had former WWE and TNA personality JIM CORNETTE on the show and it was a great episode with plenty of exclusive content and insight into the star’s career, Smoky Mountain Wrestling, Vince Russo and so much more!
Sting Q&A highlights from his appearance in London, England:
Rihan of the Road to WrestleMania 30 blog in the UK attended Sting’s Q&A show at Camden Highlight Club in London last night. He noted that Sting got a great ovation and was very tight lipped about his future but it appeared that he’s signed with WWE based on some answers that were given. A playlist from the Q&A is above and Rihan passed along these highlights:
* He want to face The Undertaker in his last match. He’s not interested in fighting other opponents in WWE or independent promotions* He was on YouTube doing research by watching the Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels match
* Hasn’t watched the TNA product since he left, but has been purposefully (his exact words) watching RAW for the past few weeks
More videos available on YouTube from Sting’s appearance!
TNA Lockdown just took place, the one TNA event each year where every match takes place in a steel cage. While the event has a couple of matches that might be amazing, here are five cage matches from the history of the WWE, WCW and NWA that rank as the best of all time.
5. Bruno Sammartino vs. Larry Zbyszko (WWF Showdown at Shea 1980)
This match was the culmination of one of the hottest feuds in all of professional wrestling, as Larry Zbyszko had been billed as Bruno Sammartino’s prize pupil for many years until frustration led him to the point that he laid out Sammartino with a chair. Zbyszko immediately became the biggest heel in the world and that led to this, the biggest cage match of all time at this period in wrestling history.