GRP #56: Frank Dee’s birthday, Sonny Onoo on the nWo, Bischoff, Russo, Jarrett, and more
In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee are joined by former WCW manager Sonny Onoo, the innovator of the selfie. It is Frank Dee’s birthday, so we talk a lot of one of Frank’s favorite topics – World Championship Wrestling.
Topic’s discussed include:
– His background in kick boxing and meeting Eric Bischoff
– Working a show in North Korea, and meeting Muhammad Ali
– The success of nWo Japan
– The New Japan/WCW relationship
– Transitioning from being a referee to becoming a manager
– The origins of the New World Order
– Sonny’s evaluation of today’s wrestling product
– WCW politics
– The creative process in WCW
– Russo’s decision to eliminate the international talent
– Onoo’s lawsuit against WCW
– Vince McMahon purchasing WCW
– The talents of Ernest “The Cat” Miller
– The possibility of Onoo working for Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling
– and more!
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