• Former WCW World Champion Is Reportedly Begging WWE For A Job
Old School WWF/WCW Writer Vince Russo was recently interviewed on an episode of the ‘Pounding The Meat’ video podcast, where he revealed that he has actually been in contact with Vince McMahon not too long ago.
Russo claimed the legendary WWF/WWE promoter asked him his opinion on the current state of their weekly flagship TV show Monday Night RAW, and even wanted him to watch it for a few weeks to critique it for him.
Here’s what the former WCW World Heavyweight Champion had to say:
“A couple of months ago. I was offering my help as a consultant. I didn’t want to be hired, I’m never gonna work in that environment again but I was like, ‘Bro, your show freaking sucks. Seriously, are you watching?’ It was that conversation all over again.
How that ended was Vince wanted me to watch RAW for a couple of weeks and give my feedback. I’m like bro I’ll be happy to do that, I ain’t doing that for free. Your product sucks bro, I’m willing to help you.
I’m not gonna jump through hoops to help you. If you wanna pay me to critique the show for the next couple of months, I’ll be happy to do that. But I certainly was not gonna do that for free because the product is horrible. I was just looking to help the guy because the product is horrible!”
In an update to this, RSN’s source is reporting that McMahon hasn’t asked Russo to do anything and that Russo is desperate to get a job in WWE:
“Russo has tried many different ways to get back into WWE. He’s called the TV Networks as ‘former head writer, WWE and WCW’ and tried to get the networks to hire him as consultant or get the networks to pressure WWE to hire him.
He’s called anyone he knows in WWE to get back in. He tries to position it to the public that he would never work here again but he’s begging every day to get hired.”
Vince Russo was part of the World Wrestling Federation creative/booking/writing team from 1996 until he left for World Championship Wrestling in the fall of 1999, but was sent home (for the 2nd time) a year later in the fall of 2000.
Russo then joined Jeff Jarrett’s NWA-TNA promotion in 2002, but left in late 2004, before returning in 2006 and staying as the main creative writer until 2012.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (May 11, 1991) – WCW World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1991, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped from the Center Stage Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW SuperBrawl I’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
– Brian Pillman & El Gigante vs. Arn Anderson & Terry Taylor
– The Steiner Brothers vs. Cosy Wayne & Randy Starr
– Lex Luger vs. Bob Cook
– Suprebrawl 91 control center with Gordon Solie
– Danger Zone: Paul E interviews The Steiner Brothers
– One Man Gang vs. Kenny Kendall
– Missy’s Manor: with Kevin Sullivan & One Man Gang
– Ric Flair vs. Kip Abee
– P.N. News vs. Doug Gilbert