During a recent interview, Shawn Daivari revealed a rather interesting story that took place backstage that caused him to abruptly quit TNA. During the planning for his Feast or Fired match against Cody Deaner, Eric Bischoff revealed that he was going to choose the person being legitimately fired as the match was going on. That enraged Daivari, who gave his notice and said that he would be working that final match as a favor to Deaner.
January 28, 2016
According to Greg Gagne, he was screwed by Eric Bischoff on a deal that brought Hulk Hogan to WCW. He stated that he was the one that set up the initial meeting between Bischoff and Hogan. Gagne stated that he told Bischoff that he wanted a percentage of the deal that Hogan was to receive. Bischoff allegedly agreed to the deal, but Gagne never received any of the money that was promised to him.
November 9, 2015
While doing an interview to promote Jake Roberts and his new film, Diamond Dallas Page revealed that Scott Hall once threatened to walk away from WCW if Eric Bischoff did not go along with their plan for pushing DDP into the main event scene during his feud with the nWo. Things worked out quite alright for all sides involved since DDP ended up becoming one of the most popular performers in the industry at that time.
October 13, 2015
There is a dispute online right now between Eric Bischoff and Kevin Sullivan. Sullivan claims that when the Big Boss Man was working in WCW, he had a clause in his contract that paid him approximately $25,000 for each pay per view, even if he was not featured on the show. The reason for that is because his contract was signed before Hulk Hogan was brought on board. Bischoff denies that this contract clause exists.
October 10, 2015
During a podcast interview with Ric Flair, Eric Bischoff revealed that he had backstage heat with Lex Luger up until a year or two ago. He stated that the arrogant personality that Luger portrayed on camera was pretty close to what he was really like in real life. Bischoff hated working with him. He also resented Luger because of what happened with Miss Elizabeth, whom his wife was very close to.
October 9, 2015
Over the years, there have been many conflicting stories in regards to Shawn Michaels coming close to leaving WWE for WCW. Eric Bischoff discussed that topic during his podcast interview with Ric Flair. He denies that a job offer was ever put on the table for Michaels. Bischoff stated that he never really pursued Michaels all that hard because he just got the sense that Michaels was happy working where he was.
October 1, 2015
Earlier in the week, Ric Flair and Eric Bischoff got together for a very interesting podcast interview. The two discussed a lot of things that took place in WCW. Though they didn't always get along back then, they understand one another better now. Flair revealed that the worst thing that Bischoff asked him to do when the president of the company was for Flair to put Konnan over on television, which is sure to spark a response soon.
September 28, 2015