GRP #119: Teddy Long on The Big Bossman, Hogan vs. Gawker, TNA being for sale, Khali, Carlito, and more

Mar 11, 2016 - by Steve Gerweck

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In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome future WWE hall of famer Teddy Long back to the show.

Topics covered include:

– WWE opening a physical hall of fame in Orlando
– TNA is for sale?
– Invest in TNA or start a new wrestling group?
– Is Global Force Wrestling a copy of TNA?
– Teddy talks about reaching out TNA years ago with an idea
– Teddy remembers the Big Bossman breaking into the business
– History of the “Peanut Head” gimmick
– Why isn’t Rick Rude in the WWE hall of fame?
– Reliving the Val Venis gimmick
– The Radicals jumping to WWE
– Teddy’s heat with Dean Malenko
– Why did Ernest “The Cat” Miller work in WWE?
– The passings of Hayabusa and Lord James Blears
– Kevin Nash to donate his brain for study
– Why Maven never made it in WWE
– Was Carlito lazy?
– Would Carlito be successful if he returned to WWE?
– The Jimmy Snuka trial
– The Hogan vs. Gawker trial
– A funny Tony Atlas story
– Rhino entering the world of politics
– Jesse Ventura to run for president?
– Khali being clueless in the ring
– The Steiner brothers being pranksters
– and more!

Warning: Strong language

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