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AYP Wrestling Podcast: ECW Original Axl Rotten part 2

On this episode of the AYP Wrestling Podcast, “Big Cat” Andy Nichols and Dr. Lewis Feinman continue and conclude their candid conversation with ECW original, Axl Rotten.

Axl talks about how Vince and NXT are not good at all for the wrestling business, the difference between spports entertainment and professional wrestling, his friendship with the late, great Chris Candido, he and Balls Mahoney wrestling Candido and Lance Storm, Lowlife Louie Ramos, things getting out of control at live ECW events, his relationship with Ian Rotten and if he has any regrets about being linked to him, drug addiction and sobrriety, and how many KISS concerts he has attended.  Axl does not sugar coat anything, and keeps things as extreme and hardcore as he can.

AYP Wrestling Podcast: ECW Original Axl Rotten part 2

AYP Wrestling Podcast: Tom Brandi Part 1

“Big Cat” Andy Nichols and Dr. Lewis Feinman return with a very rare podcast appearance by Tom Brandi!  The former Johnny Gunn says he only does about one a year, AND WE’VE GOT HIM!

Tom talks about his longevity in the business and how he’s still going strong 29 years later, his thoughts on today’s WWE and its staleness, flaws of the WWE Network, WWE’s need to rebrand established talent from other promotions, WWE’s need to squash talent, the lack of competition, TNA’s position and who they should hire if they want to improve, the WWE’s mishandling of the Wyatt Family and The Shield, the difference between TV and independent booking, Tom Zenk, second generation wrestlers, his initial signing with Vince, as part of a crew of five guys who were “just above jobber status,” and more!

AYP Wrestling Podcast: Tom Brandi Part 1