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AYP Wrestling Podcast: ECW Original Axl Rotten part 1

“Big Cat” Andy Nichols and Dr. Lewis Feinman take things to the EXTREME as true ECW original, Axl Rotten, joins the AYP Wrestling podcast.

In part one of this no holds barred conversation, Axl discusses his health, his feelings on all of the unofficial ECW reunion shows over the years, the true meaning of hardcore wrestling, fan criticism and chants, his hilarious suggestion of who he wanted to join the FBI, appearing in the Homicide: Life On The Street debut movie, acting, cutting promos, working on his autobiography the possibility of a documentary, his UIW promotion in Baltimore, working with “Hotstuff” Eddie Gilbert, GWF, working at The Sportatorium, and more.

AYP Wrestling Podcast: ECW Original Axl Rotten part 1

AYP Wrestling Podcast: “Fantastic” Bobby Fulton

“Big Cat” Andy Nichols welcomes one half of The Fantastics, Bobby Fulton to the AYP Wrestling podcast.

Bobby talks about coming up in the Ohio wrestling scene, working WWWF tv tapings as a teenager, promoting his first show as a teenager, working with Wild Bull Curry and Flying Fred Curry, hilarious stories of bringing  Dr. Jerry Graham home, being ribbed by Stan Stasiak, teaming with Eric Embry in Nashville for Nick Gulas, working for Stu Hart (including his great Stu Hart impersonation), unofficially winning his first tag title as part of a rib with Lynn Denton, Cuban Assassin, and Dynamite Kid (funny!), Memphis, scaffold matches, The Sheepherders, Adrian Street, the exposure of the business and the disappearance of kayfabe, The Fantastics’ overwhelming popularity in World Class, why Kevin Von Erich recently apologized to Tommy Rogers about The Fantastics’ time in WCCW, the genuinity of the Von Erichs, the night Tommy Rogers saved Kevin Von Erich’s life in the ring in Ft. Worth, what he had to do with Bruiser Brody quitting Joe Blanchard’s promotion, lighting Jim Cornette’s pants on fire in the dressing room, “Hotstuff” Eddie Gilbert, his conversations with Ray Traylor in Japan, how Tommy Rogers is doing these days, owning a wrestling school at one time with Ivan Koloff,

We close out with Bobby explaining his recent contact with C. Scott Amman of the WWE legal department, regarding the WWE’s use of his and others’ likeness on dvds and the network without consent. Bobby talks about potential legal proceedings against WWE and any other parties involved, plus he addresses his critics and supporters.

AYP Wrestling Podcast: “Fantastic” Bobby Fulton

AYP Wrestling Podcast: Tom Brandi part 2

“Big Cat” Andy Nichols and Dr. Lewis Feinman continue their discussion with former WWE, WCW, ECW, and independent superstar, Tom Brandi aka Salvatore Sincere aka Johnny Gunn.

Tom talks about how WWE missed the booat on Colt Cabana, working the Savoldi circuit, Jumping Joe Savoldi, getting burned in the early days of ECW and why he’s glad he didn’t stay, “Hotstuff” Eddie Gilbert, new school writing vs old school booking, how he was chosen for The Patriot gimmick, who owns the gimmick, his relationship with Steve Corino, Dennis Coraluzzo, wrestling conventions, where his life is now compared the the lives of some of the bigger stars, Honky Tonk Man, and more.

AYP Wrestling Podcast: Tom Brandi part 2