Exclusive interview with Bobby Eaton: Jim Cornette, Steve Austin, Koko B. Ware, scaffold matches, different tag partners, and more

Nov 17, 2014 - by Steve Gerweck

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Bobby Eaton Interview

In this exclusive interview, Steve Gerweck talks to wrestling legend “Beautiful” Bobby Eaton on the following topics:

– Health update
– The “Beautiful” nickname (“I don’t think I’m beautiful, believe me”)
– His favorite tag team partner?
– Vince McMahon not liking tag team wrestling
– Why he didn’t jump to WWF after the Midnight Express disbanded
– Being on the road with Jim Cornette
– Eaton’s first impression of Cornette
– Cornette’s Diary Queen incident
– Never winning the Crockett Cup tag team tournament
– Working on scaffold (“I hate theme matches”)
– Being injured working scaffold matches
– The Mulkey Brothers
– Crockett selling his promotion to Bill Watts (“That was a downfall for pro wrestling”)
– His notorious travel bag
– Where Eaton believes the Midnight Express in the annuals of tag team wrestling
– Koko B. Ware’s hall of fame credentials
– Seeing the potential in Steve Austin
– Wrestling in Japan
– His brief stint in ECW

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