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If you've always wanted to know what the real story was behind some of wrestling's biggest moments, Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard will finally give you the real answer. A terrific storyteller, Bruce has done and seen it all and now he's going to share it all with you so sit back and be ready for a wild ride! Join Bruce and his partner in crime, Conrad Thompson as they take you through the WWF's expansion in the 80s, Houston Wrestling, the challenging early 90s for the WWF, the GWF ...
 
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On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad discuss the 30+ year career of the tag team best known as The Bushwhackers! Bruce takes us back to his first meeting with the Luke and Butch, the origins of the gimmick, and some of their most memorable matches. We’re going back in time to learn all about the wacky team that once upon a time…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad revisit the first WWE event of 2007 - the January 1 edition of Monday Night Raw from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL. But this isn’t just any episode of Raw. This is RAW...is...FEDERLINE! Or specifically, this is the Raw where John Cena headlined against Britney Spears’ then-freeloa…
 
Join Bruce and Conrad as they give control of this very special BONUS episode of Something To Wrestle. Bruce answers fans burning questions and nothing is off limits! This bonus episode has been decades in the making and it's all brought to you by Geico! Do you own or rent your home? Sure you do! And I bet it can be hard work. You know what’s easy?…
 
Why have a Merry Christmas when you can have a NO HOLDS BARRED Christmas?!?!? On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad sit down and watch the 1989 cult classic No Holds Barred! Rip Thomas (Hulk Hogan) is the WWF champion, and his appearances on network television have been a thorn in the side of Mr. Brell, the head of the strugglin…
 
Join Bruce and Conrad as they take your questions about the 8th Wonder of the World and then tell his incredible story that made him one of the biggest stars in the history of professional wrestling. Andre was the biggest attraction brought to us by the WWF and he's the subject of our biggest bonus episode brought to you by Geico! Do you own or ren…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad revisit In Your House 5: Season's Beatings, which took place on December 17, 1995 at the Hersheypark Arena in Hershey, PA. In it, we'd see a rematch from SummerSlam 1992 between WWF Champion Bret Hart vs. The British Bulldog. Other matches included HHH vs. Henry Godwin in a Hog Pen Match, Un…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, we're calling yet another audible...one that we think you're going to really enjoy. On the heels of one our most talked about episodes ever, we continue with our celebration of the life and career of the late, great Pat Patterson. If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.co…
 
On this special BONUS episode of Something To Wrestle with Bruce Prichard and Conrad Thompson, we take a look back at Pat Patterson's appearances on our live events. Pat shares some hilarious stories involving Bruce from their days on the road and serenades us with his golden pipes. This is the very best of our dear friend Pat Patterson. If you hav…
 
On this episode of Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard and Conrad Thompson. Bruce shares stories and remembers his close friend pat Patterson. If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.com can help you get out of that pinch and save money at the same time! Head over to SaveWithConrad.com for a quick quote. Som…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back 15 years at 19th annual Survivor Series, which took place on November 27, 2005 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI. In it, we'd see Team Smackdown vs. Team Raw in a traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series elimination match. Plus, look at these names: Cena vs. Angle, HHH vs. Flair, Boo…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back 25 years at Survivor Series 1995, which took place on November 19, 1995 at the US Air Arena in Landover, MD. In it, we'd see Bret Hart take on Diesel for the WWF Championship in the main event. We'd also see four traditional Survivor Series matches including The Darkside vs. The Ro…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad deliver one of our most anticipated episodes ever. It's a topic that needs no introduction. Ladies and gentlemen...Eddie Guerrero. If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.com can help you get out of that pinch and save money at the same time! Head over to …
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad profile the career of "The Walking Condominium" King Kong Bundy! From the Colossal Jostle, to headlining WrestleMania 2, to his brief stint in ECW, his ultimate return to WWF in 1994, and everything in between! If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.com c…
 
Guess who's back? Back again.....Truth and Justice, tell a friend! Episode 40 is here and ready for your entertainment. Our guest is a man whos been apart of the business for almost 15 years but not as a pro wrestler. This man has done production, time keeping, ring announcing, commentary, worked for ROH, and more! He is the jack of all trades, ple…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back 25 years at In Your House 4: Great White North, which took place on October 22, 1995, at the Winnipeg Arena in Winnipeg, CA. In the main event, we'd see Diesel defend the WWF Championship against British Bulldog. Plus, Razor Ramon vs. Dean Douglas for the IC Title, King Mable vs. Y…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, we go in the wayback before Bruce knew Conrad! For the very first time you'll get to hear segments from Bruce's Something To Wrestle with podcast from 2010. Bruce shares his thoughts of Monday Night RAW, TNA, and WrestleMania 26! If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.com…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back 30 years at the October 13, 1990 edition of Saturday Night's Main Event, which took place at the Sports Arena in Toledo, OH! It's Oktoberfest, as we see several wrestlers in Lederhosen. On the card, we'd see Demolition vs. LOD & Ultimate Warrior, Macho King vs. Dusty Rhodes, Texas …
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, we revisit the 15th anniversary of an event with a lot more significance than most probably realized at the time. Most notably, it's Eddie Guerrero’s last PPV before his untimely death. It’s also the last PPV match for Christian before he leaves for TNA, and features the PPV debut for Mr. Kennedy and Bobby L…
 
Welp, Julian Starr was made into a liar as we return for EPISODE 39! Our guess is a man who radiates power from wearing tassels! That's right, our guess is non other than Mikey Webb! We sit down with Webb and discuss his wresting career as a whole and listen to stories from his beginnings, his middles, and his stint with ROH. We also learn what's n…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad profile the career of a man who held a major world championship in the 1980s, was a roommate to Hulk Hogan, drove up and down the road with Shawn Michaels, and was even - according to rumor and innuendo - involved in a bit of a bidding war in the late 90s between WCW and WWE. Today, it’s all…
 
For the very first time, hear what all the buzz is about Something To Wrestle is giving you a FREE FOR ALL episode! First, Bruce and Conrad look back at the April 28, 1990 edition of Saturday Night's Main Event from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX! In it, we see Ultimate Warrior defend the WWF Championship against Haku, Hulk Hogan take on Mr. …
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back 15 years at Unforgiven 2005, which took place on September 18, 2005 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma! The main event saw John Cena defend the WWE Championship against Kurt Angle. Other notable matchups included Matt Hardy vs. Edge inside a salad steel cage, Ric Flair v…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad profile the career of the cool, the cocky, the bad...the Honky Tonk Man! The guys explore Honky as a babyface, his IC title run, the SummerSlam 88 squash, leaving for WCW, his WWE Hall of Fame induction, and so much more! If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithc…
 
Anthony Catena is a pro wrestler of New England, but not from New England. If you do not know this man, know that the word controversy follows him. He is our guest on Episode 37 as we speak about his career in pro wrestling. We discuss why he has a habit of being kicked out of many establishments. "The 6 Tool Product" Anthony Catena is a very candi…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad explore The Rock's run atop the WWF throughout 1999. What better place to start than the January 4th Raw that not only saw Mankind defeat The Rock for the WWF Championship to a MONSTROUS pop, but was also the focus of the infamous "That’s gonna put some butts in the seats" line from our dear…
 
The 90s were some of the worst and best wrestling in history. Creating some memorable characters and changing the culture and outlook of pro wrestling forever. Today, the 90s of pro wrestling are still referred to by some as the greatest era in wrestling; but what was pro wrestling like in the New England area at this time? We sit down with a man w…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back 30 years at the 3rd SummerSlam PPV event - it's SummerSlam 1990 which took place on August 27, 1990 at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA. In the main event, we'd see Ultimate Warrior defend his WWF Championship against Rick Rude inside a SALAD STEEL CAGE! We'd also see Hulk vs. Eart…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad cover one of the most requested topics in STW history. It's The Legend vs. The Icon. It's SummerSlam 2005! Highlighted by Hogan vs. Michaels in the main event, this card is LOADED! Batista vs. JBL in a No Holds Barred match for the World Title, Rey vs. Eddie in a Ladder match for custody of …
 
Episode 35 we remove the typical format and shoot for the stars as we sit down with long time New England Pro Wrestler, Adam Booker. We discuss his career in pro wrestling along with his exits. We hear about some tragedies he had in his personal life and what the future holds. In the mist of all this, we relate his experiences in comparison to toda…
 
On this episode of Something to Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad profile the storied career of the legendary Bob Backlund! From his AWA days, to headlining Madison Square Garden and being one of the longest reigning champions in history. Fast forward to his feud with Bret Hart, his 3-day title reign, and so much more! If you have credit card debt or in a …
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, we put Bruce in the hot seat for a little #AskBruce action! Topics include overrated matches, favorite Houston Wrestling memories, the new US Title, Todd Packer in the WWE, WrestleMania 6 going cinematic, and so much more! If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.com can he…
 
Pro wrestling in New England has changed in many ways; from its training to its match structures, things are constantly evolving. How much would you say it has evolved? Well we sit down with guest, New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Famer Johnny Vegas as we discuss his journey in pro wrestling here in New England and touch upon the differences from …
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad watch back the July 28, 1990 edition of Saturday Night's Main Event "Wild Kingdom" from the Omaha Civic Center in Omaha, NE. In it, we see The Ultimate Warrior defend the WWF Championship against Ravishing Rick Rude. Also, Demolition defend the Tag Team Titles against The Rockers, Mr. Perfec…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad revisit the Smackdown brand's Great American Bash 2005, which took place on July 24, 2005 at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, NY. In the main event, we'd see Batista defend the World Championship against JBL. We'd also see a continuation of the Rey Mysterio and Eddie Guerrero feud, Orlando Jordan …
 
Leo Connors is a devoted fan to professional wrestling all around. He does what he can to contribute to the New England Pro Wrestling scene. He has catered food multiple times, sold merchandise at many shows, and just like Julian Starr and Tarzan Taylor aka Matt Spectro, he hosts his own show talking to pro wrestlers from New England. Here to share…
 
On this episode of Something to Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back at In Your House 2, which took place on July 23, 1995, at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, TN. In it, we'd see a co-main event featuring Diesel vs. Sid in a Lumberjack Match for the WWF Championship, as well as Undertaker vs. Kama in a Casket Match. Other notable ma…
 
Gimmicks and characters are what wrestling was built on; what made it the entertainment business it is today. When a gimmick goes on too long, sometimes it can get stale or played out. What do you do when your character has lost its steam? Give up? Create a brand new character? Should you evolve your current one? Well in episode 32 we explore that …
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad do a deep dive into Diesel's early WWF run. From his WWF debut up through the Montreal situation with "The Pirate" in September 1995. If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.com can help you get out of that pinch and save money at the same time! Head over …
 
On this episode of Something to Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad revisit TNA Slammiversary 2017, which took place on July 2, 2017 at the Impact Zone in Orlando, FL. In it, we'd see a main event featuring Alberto El Patrón vs. Lashley in a championship unification match. Other notable matchups included EC3 vs. James Storm, Carolina Panthers' DeAngelo Willi…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle with Bruce Prichard, Conrad takes us back to the first time he met Bruce. You'll hear how the stars alined on the Ric Flair Show and the birth of their chemistry grew to what we all love today. If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, www.savewithconrad.com can help you get out of that pinch a…
 
Big men of all kinds used to rule the land of professional wrestling. "The Land of the Giants" it was called. They were all shapes and sizes but were all categorized as big men. Nowadays, heftier men in wrestling are referred to as "Big Guys". They deal with many types of criticism and sometimes are not always used correctly, are misjudged, or used…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back at Vengeance 2005, which took place on June 26, 2005 from the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. Vengeance 2005 was loaded with talent from the RAW brand, featuring a main event between Batista and Triple H inside Hell in a Cell for the WWE World Championship. Also on the car…
 
On this special episode of Something To Wrestle from our Patreon archives, Bruce and Conrad discuss one of the most infamous stories in the history of WWE. JR was on that flight and had to let people go upon landing. Hear the good, the bad, and ugly about "The Plane Ride From Hell"! The boys aren't stopping there, Bruce pulls back the curtain to wh…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, Bruce and Conrad look back at the career of John Tenta aka EARTHQUAKE with the WWE. The guys discuss Tenta's early years working around the world as a big man to his debut in the World Wrestling Federation, feuding with Hogan and forming the Natural Disasters. Plus, os much more! If you have credit card debt…
 
On this episode of Something To Wrestle, the guys get EXTREME and look back at what Conrad calls his absolute favorite LIVE event he's ever been to ECW One Night Stand 2005! This historic collision of superstars took place in the iconic Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City and gave us several tremendous matches! If you have credit card debt or in …
 
Happy Anniversary!! Truth, Justice, and the New England Pro Wrestling Way has reached its first year of podcasting and we have no one to thank other than the fans for continuing to listen in and show appreciation for what we do now. This episode we revisit a returning guest for the first time in history. Former owner of Chaotic Wrestling Jamie Jami…
 
On this episode of Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard, Bruce and Conrad look back at the very first In Your House PPV. It took place on May 14th, 1995 from the War Memorial, in Syracuse, NY. The guys discuss the creation of In Your House. Where did the idea come from? Who came up with the name “In Your House”? Plus, they break down the card, …
 
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