Category Archives: WWE

Former WWE star Matt Hardy

The RCWR Show talks to former WWE wrestler Matt Hardy.

Hardy talks about possibilities of returning to the WWE, saying that he he would consider a return as “a part-time guy that works once a week and dictates his own schedule.” He mentions wanting to work with current WWE wrestler Daniel Bryan, saying that “the fans have just embraced him so greatly.” He also talks about his admiration for wrestler The Undertaker, saying that he represents “a great personality, a great character, a great athlete,” saying that wrestlers of his caliber are “few and far between these days.”

Listen to the full episode here.

WWE star The Miz

SportsJAM talks to WWE wrestler the Miz. Miz talks about his rivalry with wrestler Kofi Kingston, saying that Kingston is “one of our top talents” and “one of the most underrated superstars in the WWE,” despite the fact that the two “kind of butt heads here and there.” He describes their rivalry as “trying to out-spotlight the other,” saying that he thinks “people are really enjoying this rivalry.”

Miz also talks about his career path, including his past flipping burgers and his stint on MTV’s The Real World. Getting on The Real World, he says, inspired him to try wrestling because it “made me realize that I could do anything I wanted with my life.”

Listen to the full episode here.

WWE 2k14 writer Brian Shields

King Jordan Radio talks to Brian Shields, writer for the new wrestling video game WWE 2k14. Shields, having worked with WWE video games since the mid-eighties, calls it the best of the franchise yet in terms of the depth of its roster and variety of game modes. He calls Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage among his favorite characters in the game.

Shields also talks about his work on the game, writing the script for the in-game announcers. He calls the work “a lot of fun.” Guest JJ praises Shields’ script, saying that it “really recreates” the WWE matches.

Listen to the full episode here.

Pro-Wrestling Legend Ivan Koloff: I Thought André the Giant Was Gonna Break My Ribs

Even world-heavyweight wrestling champions get spooked in the ring.

Just ask Ivan “The Russian Bear” Koloff, who snagged the WWWF title in 1971.

CAPTION: "He was a good man," Ivan (above) tells us of André. "He turned out to be a good friend."

"He was a good man," Ivan (above) tells us of André. "And in the end, he turned out to be a good friend."

Unfortunately, that was also the era when André the Giant —who’d go on to win the WWF title in 1988 and, five years later, become the first wrestler to be inducted into the WWF’s Hall of Fame—was coming into his own.

Interviewed on Lord Elevation, Ivan recalls doing battle with the man known as the Eighth Wonder of the World.

“André—seven feet tall, 550 pounds, size 26 shoe. I mean, the guy was intimidating. I was Continue reading

Lana Kinnear is Somewhere in Vegas on BlogTalkRadio

Actress, model and former female wrestler Lana Kinnear is
Somewhere in Vegas today.

Lana Today at 8pm ET (click to listen), Lana Kinnear joins MarQ to talk about being in “Iron Man” and her roles in major tv shows and movies. Lana’s list of credits include WWF Raw, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Pay it Forward, Women of Wrestling, CBS’ Las Vegas, and now Iron Man. Get the inside scoop today.

Deal or No Deal Model and WWE diva, Leyla Milani

BlogTalkRadio welcomes “Deal or No Deal” model and former WWE diva, Leyla Milani, as she stops by Somewhere in Vegas today.

Leyla MilaniThe number 13 never looked so good. Leyla safeguards the 13th briefcase on the NBC smash hit show “Deal or No Deal.” As she’s known on the show, “Lucky 13” or “Lucky Leyla,” charms contestants and audiences alike with her infectious smile and exotic style. Known for her beautiful mane of fantastically wild hair, Milani is quickly making a name for herself as a model, actress, hostess, fashion designer and entrepreneur.

Find out more with MarQ and Leyla on BlogTalkRadio today at 2pm ET (click here to listen).

BlogTalkRadio Welcomes WWE Turned MMA Fighter Daniel Puder

Ever wondered what it’s like to be an MMA fighter? How about a pro wrestler? How about both? Find out today on BlogTalkRadio’s World Talk LIVE.

Puder Today at 4pm ET, Daniel Puder is a pro wrestler turned MMA fighter and WWE Tough Enough $1,000,000 prize winner. He joins the Brett and Wayne at World Talk Live for some laughs, to discuss his time with WWE and his career in MMA, and to take your calls and questions.

There’s more to the 6-foot-3, 235-pound Puder than meets the eye. He has started his own personal non-profit foundation: Puder Strength Training (PST), and he works with Toys for Tots, Stanford and San Francisco Hospital, After School All Stars and is the OFFICIAL SPOKESMAN for Cops Care Cancer Foundation. He also has political aspirations and will be serving on several committees during the 2008 presidential campaign.

Also tonight:

Tuffy peers into the world of MMA with the kind assistance of Maggie from Chicks Heart Fights tonight on Treehouse Fort tonight at 8pm ET.

WWE ECW Champion Rob Van Dam LIVE on BlogTalkRadio

The Legendary Rob Van Dam joins World Talk Live on BlogTalkRadio to drop some important details about RVD TV.

RVD Former WWE Champion and ECW Champion Rob Van Dam is a wrestling legend. He is considered one of the best of all time and will be joining World Talk LIVE! for an exclusive interview today at 4pm ET to discuss what he has been up to since his departure from WWE.

RVD TV, Rob’s brand new online reality show, will be discussed for the first time. If you are or know a wrestling fan, this show will be huge. I was told you could expect a pop-in call from Chris Masters during the show, but you’ll just have to listen to be sure.

Callers welcome at (347) 215-7778. If you will not be able to call in live, visit the host page and email World Talk Live your question. Then catch the archive at the same link.

Vito As a special treat, World Talk LIVE! Goes gangster at 6pm ET with Joe Gannascoli (Vito) from The Sopranos. He has his own book, cigars, and sauces out on the market. Don’t miss this bonus show!