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Ep. #441: January 17-23, 1993 with John McAdam

5h 44m | Jan 22, 2024

Kris and David are joined by John McAdam (@CCMilani) to discuss the week that was January 17-23, 1993. Topics of discussion include:

  • Ric Flair's exit from the WWF featuring the buildup to his loser leaves the WWF match with Mr. Perfect.
  • The surprisingly big backlash to the Doink the Clown/Crush angle which was the focus of a scathing blurb by Bob Raissman in his column in the New York Daily News.
  • Just how fun the early days of Monday Night Raw were.
  • AAA running their first supershow in Mexico City to much success.
  • A big wrestling convention in Philadelphia featuring the Battle of the Belts show that was co-promoted by Tod Gordon and Dennis Coralluzzo and featured the final videotaped match of Kerry Von Erich's career.
  • Jim Cornette talking to the Torch about the SMW/WCW situation plus SMW has a great TV taping as their 1993 ramps up in a big way.
  • Some clips from Austin Idol’s short lived USA Wrestling promotion in Alabama.
  • Honky Tonk Man causeing a ruckus at the WMC Studios in Memphis.
  • Davey Boy Smith being on his way to WCW.
  • The greatness of the Big Van Vader/Sting feud.
  • The Rock ’n’ Roll Express return to WCW TV via SMW footage.
  • Paul E. Dangerously speaking out about his WCW firing on Wade Keller's radio show.

All of that plus so much more on a very entertaining episode of Between the Sheets!

Timestamps:

0:00:00 WWF

1:03:24 Int’l: AJPW, FMW, Indie Summit, Universal, PWFG, RINGS, AAA, CMLL, Monterrey, UWA, AWF, & WWC

1:36:25 Classic Commercial Break

1:40:50 Halftime

2:12:27 Other USA: Legends of Wrestling convention/ECW vs. WWA Battle of the Belts, SMW, USA Wrestling, USWA, Big D, GWF, MesquiteCW, USWF, UWF (Abrams), & CWUSA

4:23:23 WCW

5:27:35 Patreon Preview: Kerry Von Erich talks to John Clark about going to rehab at the Betty Ford Clinic

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