During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Vampiro revealed some details about the longstanding backstage heat that he had with Konnan over the years. While they are amicable with one another now, the two of them were heated rivals backstage in WCW. To reduce the real life friction, the two of them decided to sit down and talk for approximately five hours to hash things out.
September 2, 2015
For those of you that are wondering how Sting made his way into the ring to surprise and attack Seth Rollins on Monday Night Raw, it wasn't magic or anything. During the commercial break, WWE turned down the lights in the arena and played a video to distract the audience. The WCW legend was covered in a dark cloth and surrounded by stage workers. That was how he sneaked into the ring, and that is why his face paint was a bit smeared.
August 26, 2015
As expected, several familiar faces were at the invitation only funeral for Roddy Piper. Diamond Dallas Page was there, as the two formed quite the bond in WCW. Both Chavo Guerrero and his dad represented their family at the event. Lisa Marie Varon was also in attendance. Though they did not work together much, John Morrison was also there to pay his respect.
August 21, 2015
Since he worked backstage in WWE for years, Bruce Prichard has a million stories that wrestling fans would love to hear. He shared one recently. Prichard stated that Vince McMahon did not initially want to sign the Undertaker when he was a free agent. McMahon felt that he looked more like a basketball player than a wrestler. Plus, the Phenom was coming off of a really bad match in WCW against Lex Luger.
August 19, 2015
During his latest podcast interview show, Chris Jericho revealed that he was initially supposed to feud with Roddy Piper back when he was in WCW. Since he wasn't the superstar that he is nowadays, that was something that really excited him. However, a lot of things changed backstage, and the program was never started.
August 8, 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
Back in WCW, Jim Duggan turned on America and joined Team Canada, which was led by Lance Storm at the time. Duggan revealed that the reason why that took place was because management was trying to force him to quit the company and walk away from a huge guaranteed contract. He hated the idea, but he went full steam ahead to show the front office that he was staying.
July 15, 2015
One of the longstanding misconception by the internet wrestling community is that Vince Russo was the man that killed WCW. During a recent interview, Ric Flair defended him a bit by stating that the company was already heading south by the time Russo took over as the lead writer. Flair also noted that there were many other reasons why the company died.
July 11, 2015
Earlier this month, John Cena mentioned the Funkasaurus gimmick during an episode of Monday Night Raw. Brodus Clay was told of that, and he fired back a bit. He stated that the only difference between Cena and PN News is that Cena was given a push. In case you aren't aware, News was a lower card performer in WCW that had a white rapper gimmick during the early 1990s.
June 29, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Big Show revealed that he once almost got into a real life fight with Booker T. Apparently, Booker was talking trash to Show by saying that WCW only gave him a contract because of his size. An argument ensued, but a physical altercation never took place. Show stated that Booker more than likely would have won the fight.
June 28, 2015