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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

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

AYP Wrestling Podcast: Tucson’s Edward “The American” Knight & HIW’s Roman Alexander

Join us for a first on the AYP Wrestling Podcast as a match is made on the air! Dr. Lewis flies solo as he welcomes Tucson’s Edward “The American” Knight. We talk his memories from being a fan as a kid, his experiences hanging out and training with Don Frye in the 90’s, being used as an extra for the WWF and his 2 TV appearances, his martial arts background, his wrestling career, and his, as of now, return to the wrestling ring for one night only as he accepts Roman Alexander’s challenge for a match on October 25th’s HIW Tucson wrestling reunion show!

But wait there’s more! Roman Alexander himself joins the show with Ed Knight and the two talk about their now upcoming match, the Unholy Alliance, Creature Feature, and more! A fun show as always!

AYP Wrestling Podcast with Tucson’s Edward “The American” Knight & HIW’s Roman Alexander