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Mar 31, 2013

90 minutes of REAL TALK with Konnan! Court Bauer! Mister Saint Laurent brought to you by bumpDRUNK.com! Visit the #1 wrestling shirt destination online for officially licensed Bruiser Brody & Zero-1 shirts as well as dozens of classic and crazy wrestling-centric threads!

Topics discussed on this episode:

-Can Sin Cara be effective as a drawing card if he were leave WWE and go to TNA or to a Lucha promotion? 

-Konnan & Court breakdown Easter for MSL!

-Konnan speaks on Sin Cara and the strategy WWE should’ve employed when launching him!

-Alberto Del Rio as a babyface and the issues WWE is having with him.

-The latest from inside WWE Creative on their frustrations with the Del Rio babyface run and who they shockingly blame! (No, it’s not themselves)

-Eddie Guerrero breaking out at WWE and how it all came together.

-What WWE’s Latin talent strategy after Eddie died.

-The first time Mistico was pitched to Vince.

-Del Rio vs. Rey & Eddie getting over.

-Latino writers/producers lacking in WWE. 

-An extraordinary discussion about racism at the senior executive level at WWE. 

-The shocking “a gimmick vs. a gimmick” term a WWE employee used to describe a black wrestler vs. another black wrestler. Yes, really.

-What’s the latest on Rey Mysterio? Konnan speaks on this!

-Rey Mysterio: What’s his future in WWE? Will WWE cut ties? Will they sign him to a legends deal and limit his dates? 

-What kind of business could Rey Mysterio do if he were to leave WWE and go to a Mexican promotion?

-A surprising gimmick Eddie Guerrero almost did back in the day.

-The time WCW almost gave Konnan the Ricky Ricardo gimmick. Yes. Really. #ILoveLucy #Boom

-Who created the Johnny B. Badd gimmick?

-What?! Johnny B. Badd isn’t black?

-The Road to WrestleMania! Is the gang feeling it?

-Utilizing Rock and Brock better on WWE programming. Konnan & Court break it down.

-TNA dudes staying at Mister Saint Laurent’s crib during TNA tapings.

-What’s the deal with giving prisoners 200 years for a prison term???? The gang speculates. Likely wrong but still… they speculate!

-The time Fonzie made arena lights explode in MLW and ended up in the hospital due to blood loss.

-MSL’s top Florida indy wrestling prospects!

-What’s the latest on Scott Hall’s son Cody Hall’s pursuit of a career in wrestling? MSL checks in with the realness. 

-What does K-dawg think of Bestia 666?

-Jesse Ventura’s Conspiracy Theories and Larry Zbyszko’s bitterness!

-K-Dawg talks about working on the classic movie Ready 2 Rumble.

-Wrestlers Court! No, not Court Bauer… but there is a JUDGE KONNAN!

-Kevin Nash dropping Big Show on his head during a botched powerbomb back in the day in WCW. Konnan takes us behind the scenes in the aftermath of the move!

-Scott Steiner a 2pac guy? #CaliforniaLove?

-Wrestlers’ taste in music!

-El Generico in WWE developmental

-MSL brings the awkward silence!

-Behind the scenes of the beef between the 4 Horsemen and the NWO clique. Plus a Mongo McMichael story!

-Why does WWE creative 

-Who did Court pitch ideas to? 

-The hit Netflix show House of Cards compared to working in the hyper political WWE Creative division.

-How did Paul Heyman conduct himself in pitching Vince and why did problems arise?

-A former WWE writer allegedly opening a WWE Hall of Famer’s paycheck to find out what he’s making – BEHIND HIS BACK!

-Why do Americans blade horizontally and why do Mexicans blade vertically? Konnan tries to explain it all. 

-The first time Konnan bladed. 

-Blood in wrestling today and the hepatitis scare. The gang speaks on this!

-Konnan’s take on the Big Bully incident at a TNA event a few weeks back.

Follow the MLW Radio gang @:  

MLW @ http://twitter.com/MLW

Court Bauer @ http://twitter.com/CourtBauer

Konnan @ http://twitter.com/Konnan5150

Mister Saint Laurent @ http://twitter.com/MSLuniverse

Shoot us a line at: mailbag@MLW.com

MLW Radio is a Court Bauer production. 

MLW Radio is the official podcast of Major League Wrestling.

© 2013 Copyright MLW LLC. Commercial reproduction, distribution or transmission of any part or parts of this content by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of MLW LLC is not permitted.   

Mar 24, 2013

Konnan! Court! Saint Laurent! The crew reunites like Voltron all up in this podcast! 

Topics discussed:

-WCW Spring Break!

-The time WWE's Road Dogg just about got jumped by a gang of Puerto Ricans at spring break 

-Lita performing at TripleMania back in the day

-AAA Rey de Reyes

-Atmosphere is EVERYTHING in pro wrestling.

-PLUS bumpDRUNK.com presents Mailbag@MLW.com featuring your questions and our answers!

-TripleMania 2013's main event

-AAA's brand split and new TV shows and what the strategy moving forward for the split roster and shows.

-Is Saint Laurent a ginger? K-Dawg and Court break it down for MSL. The GINGER REVEALED is revealed!

-Do Mexican cartels get involved with Lucha companies like the Yakuza does with Japanese wrestling?

-Luchadores have a run in with a Mexican cartel.

-TNA's low rent World Cup tournament

-The origins of the 6 sided ring and who created it.

-The strategy behind AAA's usage of the 6 sided ring.

-TNA's Talent Relations Department in disarray!

-If TNA had properly handled work visas, who would've Konnan sent to represent AAA in the beleaguered World Cup pay-per-view taping.

-Kharma and several other female wrestlers turning down TNA for a PPV booking. What's the crew thing about this?

-Will Jeremy Borash stop by the show at some point?

-"WCW Catering Talk" back in the day.

-WWE Network update

-Could a AAA network work in Mexico?

-The modernization of Mexico as an emerging economy.

-How has the Wrestling Observer Newsletter changed over the years?

-Where does Court read the Wrestling Observer Newsletter?

-What's going with the Observer being delivered in fancy envelopes now?  

-Shaking hands in wrestling

-Who helped Court get in good when starting at WWE?

-Who did Eddie Guerrero push for Konnan to shake hands with ASAP.

-Vince shutting down people bringing up Randy Savage during meetings.

-The Macho Man-Stephanie McMahon rumor.

-Konnan travels dangerously close to the Iraq border!!!

-Larry Zbyszko rocking a dutch boy hairstyle?

-Alundra Blayze dropping a WWE title in the garbage on a live WCW Nitro.

-Hardbody Harrison and A lex Wright's throwdown at a WCW taping.

Follow the MLW Radio gang @:  

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Konnan @ http://twitter.com/Konnan5150

Mister Saint Laurent @ http://twitter.com/MSLuniverse

Shoot us a line at: mailbag@MLW.com

Online: http://MLW.com

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MLW Radio is a Court Bauer production. Follow Court at: @CourtBauer

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Mar 17, 2013

We come back in hard and fast with round 2 with our boy Ed Ferrara, WWF/WCW/TNA writer/producer/agent/all around good guy. 

Follow Ed @ http://twitter.com/TheEdFerrara

Topics discussed include:

-What’s the difference between writing for sketch comedy and pro wrestling?

-Uncle Zeb/Dutch Mantell tales.

-Zeb and Archie Bunker. Need I say more?

-Should teachers have guns in the classroom?

-What’s Ed doing nowadays?

-What WWE wrestlers could do improv?

-Ed’s secret super power is revealed and used for the first time ever!

-The tragic disappearance of the carney sideshow scene.

-Konnan shares a story about the time he went to a ghetto Mexican carnival.

-Konnan asks Ed if he's seen something called "Zero 30 Dark" (anyone know what is?)

-Working with Ken Anderson in TNA. 

-Who is funny behind the scenes at TNA?

-Working in TNA creative.  What is the process like?

-What’s it like working for Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff as the head of creative at TNA?

-Ed talks about TNA releasing him.  Was he the victim of the Hogan/Bischoff regime change?

-Vince Russo leaving TNA and some insight what was going on behind the scenes.

-Let’s pull back the curtain behind TNA creative. Shall we? Former TNA writer/producer takes us inside TNA’s production meetings!

-Working with Hogan and Bischoff in WCW versus TNA.

-What is the TNA creative process like from conception to execution?

-Arn Anderson and Pedro Morales are awesome men and cool drinking buddies.

-The Jack Swagger/Zeb Tea Party angle.

-DRONES. Are Ed, Konnan and St Laurent for against them? #Skynet

-Konnan shares the story on catching up with Kevin Nash.

-Teddy Hart crashes a $150,000 Jaguar!!!!!

-Konnan talks a bit about The Hart Dynasty show #2 behind the scenes.

Follow the MLW Radio gang @:  

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Konnan @ http://twitter.com/Konnan5150

Mister Saint Laurent @ http://twitter.com/MSLuniverse

Shoot us a line at: mailbag@MLW.com

Online: http://MLW.com

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Follow: http://twitter.com/MLW

Watch: http://youtube.com/majorleaguewrestling

MLW Radio is a Court Bauer production. Follow Court at: @CourtBauer

on of any part or parts of this content by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of MLW LLC is not permitted.   

Mar 14, 2013

AAA is coming to the United States - and BEYOND.

On the heels of the news that the biggest Hispanic wrestling organization in the world is expanding to the United States, Konnan and the returning Court Bauer sit down to break it down.

Topics include:

-The players behind the scenes with the AAA deal.

-Where will the AAA offices be based out of?

-Who is John Fogelman?

-What is FactoryMade?

-What does Starlight Runner do and who have they worked with? 

-What is the big picture strategy

-When will AAA action hit American arenas?

-WTF is transmedia?!

-How does the El Rey Network factor in?

-AAA's history of promoting in the U.S.

-What this means to Konnan and his career   

Plus so much more discussed in this special BREAKING NEWS edition of MLW Radio.

Follow the MLW Radio gang @:  

MLW @ http://twitter.com/MLW

Court Bauer @ http://www.twitter.com/CourtBauer

Konnan @ http://twitter.com/Konnan5150

Shoot us a line at: mailbag@MLW.com

© 2013 Copyright MLW LLC. Commercial reproduction, distribution or transmission of any part or parts of this content by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of MLW LLC is not permitted.   

Mar 10, 2013

MLW HAS MOVED! You can now follow us on Twitter at @MLW! That's http://www.Twitter.com/MLW

WWF/WCW/TNA writer/producer/agent Ed Ferrara and ex WWE head writer Alex Greenfield (@AlexDGreenfield) break down writing for WWE/WWF, WCW dysfunction, working with Vince McMahon and SOOOO much more!

HEADS UP: There is a BONUS SESSION at the tale end of the show. Make sure to stay tuned at the end for an epic cliffhanger!

Some of the topics discussed on this edition of bookers roundtable include:

-Greeny and Ed compare the WWF system of the 1990s versus that of the WWE of the 2000s.

-Kevin Nash and Konnan recently sat down. Yes. Really. Listen allll the way to the end to get a nugget on this “meeting.”

-Konnan has a power meeting!

-The dark days when WWF was being destroyed by WCW and how bad had it got in Stamford.

-What lead to Ed being hired by Vince McMahon.

-How Ed got over with Vince McMahon.

-The Monday Night Wars!

-The time DX invaded WCW at the Scope in Virginia and the perception of that moment.

-The crushing time a young Konnan asked Dick Murdoch for an autograph? #PoorChuck

-How fans learning the insides of the business changed how wrestling produces blading and more!

-Ed talks about the rude awakening upon entering WCW and learning how dysfunctional it was.

-The wild weekend where Russo & Ferrara jumped from WWF to WCW

-Ferrara’s falling out with Vince Russo in WCW and how and why it happened.

-What’s Vince Russo up to nowadays?

-How did Vince McMahon react to hearing Ferrara and Russo were leaving WWE for WCW?

-What was Stephanie Levesque-McMahon like in the late 1990s sitting in on WWF booking meetings?

-Ed discusses getting buried by people for his booking and his legacy in wrestling. 

-Konnan diplomatically discusses Terry Taylor. Wait. No he doesn’t! #Realtalk

-Was it a mistake to add Smackdown to the weekly schedule in the late 1990s?

-What did Vince McMahon do to Russo & Ferrara’s scripts?  Get specifics for the first time.

-The erratic decision making by Turner Broadcasting’s standards and practices

-Eric Bischoff tries to get his head around “peeling my potatoes”

-Bill Busch. Eric Bischoff’s replacement and how that further put WCW in a bad way.

-The frustrations of dealing with WCW talent and their bad attitudes and how it hindered turning the company around.

-Who was on the WCW booking committee?

-How Kevin Nash saved Ed Ferrara in the treacherous WCW booking committee meetings.

-What went down behind the scenes the weekend Chris Benoit won the WCW Title upon Kevin Sullivan getting the book in WCW.

-Konnan explains the YETI to Ed!

-Why Saint Laurent said what he said about Colt Cabana leading to the infamous “dick comment.

Follow the MLW Radio gang @:  

MLW @ http://twitter.com/MLW

Konnan @ http://twitter.com/Konnan5150

Mister Saint Laurent @ http://twitter.com/MSLuniverse

Shoot us a line at: mailbag@MLW.com

Online: http://MLW.com

Like: http://Facebook.com/MajorLeagueWrestling

Follow: http://twitter.com/MLW

Watch: http://youtube.com/majorleaguewrestling

MLW Radio is a Court Bauer production. Follow Court at: @CourtBauer

MLW Radio is the official podcast of Major League Wrestling.

© 2013 Copyright MLW LLC. Commercial reproduction, distribution or transmission of any part or parts of this content by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of MLW LLC is not permitted.   

Mar 3, 2013

MLW HAS MOVED! You can now follow us on Twitter at @MLW! That's http://www.Twitter.com/MLW

We're back with part 2 of a great conversation. Another 80+ minutes with Konnan (sorta) plays WORD ASSOCIATION with Y2J. Chris Benoit! Hall & Nash! Goldberg! Austin hanging with Bischoff! Rey smoking weed South of the Border! Plus music! 

Follow the MLW Radio gang @:  

Konnan @ http://twitter.com/Konnan5150

Alice Arrington @ http://twitter.com/AliceSArrington

Mister Saint Laurent @ http://twitter.com/MSLuniverse

Shoot us a line at: mailbag@MLW.com

Online: http://MLW.com

Like: http://Facebook.com/MajorLeagueWrestling

Follow: http://twitter.com/MLW

Watch: http://youtube.com/majorleaguewrestling

MLW Radio is a Court Bauer production. Follow Court at: @CourtBauer

MLW Radio is the official podcast of Major League Wrestling.

© 2013 Copyright MLW LLC. Commercial reproduction, distribution or transmission of any part or parts of this content by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of MLW LLC is not permitted.   

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