Ep 20 feat. Ernest Miller: Linda McMahon Joins Trump's Cabinet, McGregor v Mayweather?, More
Eric and Nick start the show off by talking about some of the big news stories in combat sports including:
- Linda McMahon being appointed to Donald Trump’s cabinet as the Secretary of Small Business Administration
- Conor McGregor getting licensed to box in California and the rumors he may fight Floyd Mayweather
- Jerry Lawler and Lita being removed from the RAW pre-show panel and what place there is for Jerry Lawler in today’s WWE
Eric then welcomes his guest for the week Ernest “The Cat” Miller. Ernest chats with Eric about:
- How he originally got in to karate as a child
- Some of the run-ins he had with bullies in his neighborhood as a child
- His NFL ambitions after playing college football
- How a chance meeting led to his hiring in WCW
- What the atmosphere was like backstage in WWE when he was there
- Working with Mickey Rourke and Darren Aronofsky in the movie The Wrestler
- Whether he thinks Eric could have beat Vince McMahon in a fight
- Who he thinks is “One Bad Cat”
Eric closes out the show with his brand new segment “Playing In The Dirt” where he takes a look back at headlines from pro wrestling dirt sheets from different points in his career. This week Eric & Nick look at the headlines from June 1991 when Eric was just starting out in WCW. He also answers some fan questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag including:
- Was the WCW logo change in 1999 a mistake?
- Was there any attempt or idea floated to convince the Undertaker to switch to WCW during the Monday Night War?
- What did Eric think when Bobby Heenan said "Whose side is he on" before Hulk's heel turn?
- Does Eric foresees another boom period for WWE?
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