If you've always wanted to know what the real story was behind some of wrestling's biggest moments, the MLW Radio Network’s Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard will finally give you the real answer. A terrific storyteller, Bruce has done and seen it all and now he's going to share it all with you so sit back and be ready for a wild ride! Join Bruce and his partner in crime, Conrad Thompson as they take you through the WWF's expansion in the 80s, Houston Wrestling, the challenging early 90s for the WWF, the GWF, the Monday Night War, the 2000s in WWE and TNA and so much more!
Jump in Brother Love's DeLorean and go back in time as Bruce and Conrad pull back the curtain and take you inside some of wrestling's most outrageous, controversial and fascinating moments.
FINALLY! The Rock has come back to... Something to Wrestle! Bruce Prichard has three hours worth of details about how Dwayne Johnson become the "Most Electrifying Man in Sports Entertainment." Long before anyone could "smell what the Rock was cooking," he was trying to get a developmental deal once football didn't work out. Who did the company think would be the "star" of Rocky's training class? The "Blue Chipper" won the Intercontinental Title very quickly and the fans revolted with "ROCKY SUCKS" chants and "DIE ROCKY DIE" signs. Bruce addresses the rumors that two superstars worked hard to squash his push early and often. Eventually they get their way and Rocky hit the skids. Who suggested Rocky start referring to himself in third person? Raising the eyebrow? The People's Elbow? The $500 shirts? The Rolex watch skit with the NOD? What did Rock think of the DX parody? What was his routine after the shows? Bruce addresses all of the behind the scenes jockeying for position with Hunter, Shawn, and Austin along the way. Which agent was an advocate? Bruce and Conrad discuss the Ladder Match at SummerSlam, the babyface turn, first matches with Mick Foley, the bridge angle with Austin, and perhaps one of the Top 10 best storylines in the WWF history that paid off at Survivor Series 1998! Don't miss the rest of the story of the Rock's first two years in the business AND one of our best polls ever!
3:42 last week's recap
13:30 next week's poll
27:38 Rumor and innuendo about Rock's parents
28:48 Anoa'i family athletes
31:17 Rock growing up/football years
35:27 Rock's wrestling journey begins
41:02 Rock signs with the WWF
45:13 creating Rocky Maivia
1:04:12 WrestleMania 13
1:09:36 Heat between HBK and Rock
1:16:00 Rock's heel turn
1:27:51 The genesis of Rock/Austin
1:40:30 The People's Elbow
1:44:36 What made Vince believe in Rock
2:02:01 Rock's $500 shirts
2:05:48 Owen ribs Rock
2:08:08 Rock and Triple H go off script
2:12:08 DX impersonates The Nation
2:21:10 SummerSlam 98
2:23:27 Rock starts to turn baby face
2:37:54 Planting seeds for the Corporate Swerve
2:40:16 Survivor Series 98
2:41:23 funny story about Bossman at Survivor Series
2:44:36 Rock becomes the Corporate Champion
2:54:00 Test debuts
2:59:30 POTUS Rock?
3:03:23 Facebook questions