GRP #107: Remembering “Rowdy” Roddy Piper

Aug 4, 2015 - by Steve Gerweck

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Piper Podcast

In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee discuss:

– The passing of WWE hall of famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper
– His legacy on the business, and a look back as his legendary career
– The success of Piper’s Pit
– Piper’s recent spat with Steve Austin
– Piper’s rank among the best heels in the history of the business
– Piper’s disastrous MSG debut
– The Rock and Wrestling connection
– Why didn’t WWF book Piper vs. Hogan at Wrestlemania I?
– Piper never winning the WWF championship or the WCW strap
– Who did Piper legitimately dislike?
– What really happened at Wrestlemania II with Piper vs. Mr. T
– Piper’s beef with the WWE hall of fame
– Thoughts on Piper’s WCW run
– Piper being put with Sean O’Haire in WWE
– Follow up on the Hogan racial controversy, and his future
– Dana White’s comments about “fake” wrestling
– Poll results
– Does Molly Holly belong in the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame?
– We answer your questions, and more!

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