Host Jack E. Jones welcomed legendary ladies wrestler Leilani Kai to IYH Wrestling Radio.
Highlights included the following:
What was the build-up like for you for your match in WrestleMania I? Could you see how big this was going to be?
“I didn’t really realize it at first. I did a match with Wendi (Richter), and I retained the belt, but afterwards I had actually gone to Japan and I didn’t get back till probably two days before the actual event of WrestleMania. I didn’t realize how big it was until I got there. Once I was in the arena, there was so much excitement going on; people running around everywhere, and seeing celebrities and all. I didn’t realize how big it was, not at that moment I didn’t. I realized it afterwards; they had a big huge party and everybody was there and having a good time and dancing. It was a little bit different, but I didn’t realize really how big it was until I was there. I didn’t hear much talk about it when I was overseas…I didn’t really realize how big it was going to be, but it was the most exciting night of my whole life. I loved it; it was a lot of fun.”
Former WCW and ECW star Scotty Riggs entered the VOC Nation Radio Network’s IN THE ROOM Studio to discuss his opinion of Eric Bischoff, the downfall of WCW, and more. The full interview can be heard here.
Here are some highlights:
On his current status:
“I’ve retired from wrestling due to injuries. The final straw was a fractured ulnar bone in my left arm. 13 screws and 2 steel plates to fix it, and after 2 surgeries it’s still not right.”
The professional wrestling writer who many seem to hate. But, is there something to like about the guy?
It’s no secret that Vince Russo is regarded as one of the worst wrestling figures in history. Some like to blame him for the death of World Championship Wrestling and poke fun at his sometimes questionable booking of Total Non-Stop Action.
In part one of this fantastic edition of Kayfabe Kickout Audio, the host had the immense pleasure to speak with one of the greatest professional wrestling managers and personalities of all time, Jim Cornette!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 27, 2013
REFLECTIVE BUT ANGRY, VINCE RUSSO RECOUNTS WCW 2000
It’s likely no one will ever call Vince Russo a sympathetic individual. But in what Russo proclaims as “without a shadow of a doubt, the last wrestling interview I’ll ever do,” he comes the closest to perhaps being seen as a tragic figure. However, watch for a while and the anger of a man with no one to protect surfaces and he bites his tongue no longer, in the release of “Timeline: The History of WCW – 2000,” on sale today at www.kayfabecommentaries.com.