Ep. #422: September 6-12, 1992

5h 24m | Sep 11, 2023

Kris and David are guestless as we discuss the week that was September 6-12, 1992. Topics of discussion include:

  • Major drama behind the scenes at World Championship Wrestling involving Bill Watts and his "budget cuts,” specifically involving his attempts to renegotiate the contracts of Brian Pillman, Rick Rude, and Sting. We have stories from all sides of the situation, including an explosive Torch Talk that Watts did with Wade Keller about the contract talks.
  • WCW rescinding the top rope rule or at least starting to, WCW house show business issues, Erik Watts making his first TV appearance, and tons more in a FANTASTIC section.
  • The greatness of the Toshiaki Kawada vs. Akira Taue feud in AJPW.
  • Heisei Ishingun picking up steam in NJPW.
  • The AAA vs. CMLL war raging big in Mexico as people are jumping ship left and right.
  • The Rock ’n’ Roll Express on the local segments of Jerry Lewis telethon on a station in West Virginia
  • Mike Samples and Eddie Marlin fighting over “ownership” of the USWA on TV.
  • The complete INSANITY of th Global Wrestling Federation at this time and how it filtered into rival Big D.
  • Steve Planamenta talking WWF business with Mike Mooneyham, particulartly in regards to the USWA and WCW.
  • The odd TV presentation of Ric Flair regaining the WWF Title from Randy Savage along with his appearance on “Live with Regis & Kathie Lee” alongside Mr. Perfect.
  • A new Legion of Doom of sorts of Animal and Crush on WWF house shows.
  • The WWF actually taking the steroid issue somewhat seriously as drug testing gets more strict.

And much more. This was a tremendous show, so LISTEN NOW!!!!


0:00:00 WCW

1:41:14 Japan: AJPW, NJPW, WAR, NOW, FMW, Oriental Pro, Universal, W*ING, Buster Douglas & friends, & AJW

2:04:07 Classic Commercial Break

2:07:55 Halftime

2:40:17 Latin America: AAA, CMLL, Monterrey, UWA, & WWC

3:04:04 Other USA: Jim Crockett, NAWA (Tony Capone), ECW, Joel Goodhart/TWA fallout, ICWA, SMW, WWA (NJ/FL), USWA, GWF, Big D, & Portland

4:17:07 WWF

5:06:59 Patreon Preview: A very revealing sworn affidavit about racism in WCW from longtime stage coordinator Moses Williams

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