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
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
For the longest time now, the internet wrestling community have blamed Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo for the awkward and short lived heel turn that Goldberg did in WCW back in 2000. The former world heavyweight champion has now explained that the reason behind that was because he asked to do a face turn again. The motive behind that was because he came backstage and saw a young Make-A-Wish girl crying at his on screen antics.
May 26, 2015
When asked about why Aces and Eights died down, Devon mentioned that a big reason for their demise was because the creator of the stable was no longer allowed to provide feedback in the creative department. While he refused to mention the name of the person that came up with the idea, the longstanding belief was that it was Eric Bischoff. Not coincidentally, TNA removed Bischoff from the creative department around that point in time.
April 1, 2015
During a recent interview with Jason Hervey, some details were revealed about the time that Eric Bischoff tried to purchase WCW. Contrary to popular beliefs, Vince McMahon did not end up buying the rights to the promotion because he won a bidding war. McMahon simply ended up with the deal because Bischoff and Fusient Media backed off once the network stated there would be no time slot for wrestling. Bischoff had investors already lined up.
February 24, 2015