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
While they eventually became best of friends, the relationship between Diamond Dallas Page and Eric Bischoff did not get off to a good start. During a recent interview, DDP revealed that he and Bischoff came close to coming to blows when they first started getting to know one another in the AWA. The two of them actually had to be pulled apart. Bischoff decided to apologize, and DDP accepted the apology.
September 22, 2015
Since they want to get more original content, WWE has announced that they are giving a talk show to JBL on the Network. He will be speaking with the legends of the industry. For his first guest, the former world heavyweight champion has opted to go with someone that has been a bit controversial at times. Eric Bischoff will be the first guest, and he has publicly stated his excitement on being given that honor.
September 18, 2015
A lot of fans are heavily critical of Eric Bischoff, but he has once again proven his humility. During a recent interview, he revealed that one of his biggest regrets while being the top executive in WCW was that he did not listen to Chris Jericho enough. Bischoff stated that Jericho had a lot of great ideas at the time for his character, but he was too stubborn to listen to them, which led to Jericho leaving for WWE.
July 30, 2015