Glen Braget welcomes Mark Koval aka The Golden Idol to talk about his career in pro wrestling and also to promote the upcoming Steel Domain Wrestling event at the Bloomington Event Center November 30th. The Idol shares plenty of stories about his early days managing various charges for Eddie Sharkey’s Pro Wrestling America, working up in Winnipeg for promoter Tony Condello, and his involvement today in Steel Domain Wrestling as a co-owner, promoter and talent.
Glen Braget and the Grizzled Vet Michael McCurdy welcome pro wrestler/trainer Rudy Boy Gonzalez to the program to talk about his early years in pro wrestling and how he parlayed his experience into becoming a pro wrestling trainer. Lots of great stories about breaking into the business , working in the Southwest Championship Wrestling territory in the early to mid 80s, memories of Jose Lothario and working with Shawn Michaels at his wrestling school.
Glen Braget and Grizzled Vet Mike McCurdy welcome author Aubrey Sitterson to the program to discuss his latest project, The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling, co-authored with comic book artist Chris Moreno.
Glen Braget chats with Richard Vicek, pro wrestling historian and author of Bruiser: The World’s Most Dangerous Wrestler, about the history of pro wrestling in Chicago and the Chicago Wrestling Club. From 1966 to 1983, the CWC was a major pro wrestling center in the United States. The CWC consisted of Verne Gagne’s AWA with Dick the Bruiser and Wilbur Snyder’s WWA. It’s an interesting piece of pro wrestling history.
Glen Braget chats with author Jonathan Plombon about his work on a book project about the incredible story of promoter Herb Abrams and his Universal Wrestling Federation. Learn more about Plombon’s upcoming book, some of the people who were interviewed for the project, and of the course the story of Herb and his roller coaster life.