83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff podcast

83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to beat Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully… except one, Eric Bischoff. From a “C-Team Announcer” to the President of WCW, Eric did it all! The nWo, Monday Night Nitro, and most importantly beating Vince not once, but 83 times in a row! Hear all about it on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson!

Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to beat Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully… except one, Eric Bischoff. From a “C-Team Announcer” to the President of WCW, Eric did it all! The nWo, Monday Night Nitro, and most importantly beating Vince not once, but 83 times in a row! Hear all about it on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson!

 

#380

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #67: WWE Elimination Chamber in Australia

In this edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba welcome in Australian sports journalist Bharat Sundaresan to discuss the cultural and economical impact of WWE running its Elimination Chamber PLE in Perth! Plus, thoughts on AEW hiring Jennifer Pepperman, Sting's big promo, and more! Special thanks to this week's sponsors! BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Feb 2024

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:39

22 Feb 2024


#379

Episode 310: SuperBrawl IX

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss all the development and behind the scenes happenings surrounding SuperBrawl IX. Eric explains the thought process behind booking Ric Flair to face Hollywood Hulk Hogan, WCW's relationship with Telemundo, Goldberg on the Tonight Show calling out Stone Cold, and unmasking Rey Mysterio Jr. All that plus the news and notes from this past week in professional wrestling on this edition of 83Weeks with Eric Bischoff. NOTE: SuperBrawl IX discussion starts at 46:50 HENSON SHAVING - Visit [https://hensonshaving.com/] (https://hensonshaving.com/) 83WEEKS to pick the razor for you and use code 83WEEKS and you’ll get two years' worth of blades free with your razor–just make sure to add them to your cart. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s [https://bluechew.com/] (https://bluechew.com/) , promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE FANATICS - When you - or someone you know - is shopping for the latest WWE gear, you can support 83 Weeks too simply by using our dedicated link!  [https://wwe-shop.sjv.io/c/5036600/1371040/16449] (https://wwe-shop.sjv.io/c/5036600/1371040/16449) STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at [https://www.starrcast.com/] (https://www.starrcast.com/) SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at [https://nationsgo.com/conrad/] (https://nationsgo.com/conrad/) ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to [https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise] (https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise) now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at [https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks] (https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks) FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at [https://83weekslinks.com/] (https://83weekslinks.com/) On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at [https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows] (https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows) . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

19 Feb 2024

3 HR 06 MINS

3:06:57

19 Feb 2024


#378

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #66: Ask Eric Anything!

It's time once again to ask Eric Bischoff anything about the business! This week on Strictly Business, Eric answers YOUR questions, including AEW's ad sales, salaries, the Young Bucks/Sting story, WWE sponsorships, and more! Special thanks to this week's sponsors! BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Feb 2024

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:08

16 Feb 2024


#377

Episode 309: SuperBrawl IV

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss the aftermath of a wild week in professional wrestling. From the buzz of the WrestleMania Kickoff, to the slap felt across the WWE Universe, the guys have it covered. Plus, Eric and Conrad react to the release of TNA president Scott D'Amore, Sting and Darby Allin's AEW tag title win, and the announcement of Big Business. All that plus, Eric and Conrad take a deep dive into the development and build up to SuperBrawl IV. NOTE: SuperBrawl discussion begins at 1:26:00 BABBEL - Here's a special, (limited time) deal for our listeners. Right now get 50% off a ONE-TIME PAYMENT FOR A LIFETIME Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at Babbel.com/WEEKS. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at Manscaped.com.  ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS FANATICS - An easy way to support your favorite podcasts! Shop official WWE gear and apparel by using our special URL: ShopWrestlingMerch.com STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Feb 2024

3 HR 08 MINS

3:08:00

12 Feb 2024


#376

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #65: Mercedes Moné to AEW, Scott D'Amore, and More

In this week's edition of Strictly Business, Eric and Jon look at the potential impact of Mercedes Moné on AEW as it heads for "Big Business" in Boston, Eric comments on Scott D'Amore's TNA dismissal, and a dive into the massive Fox/ESPN/Warner Bros. Discovery streaming venture! Special thanks to this week's sponsors! Manscaped- Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code WRESTLEBIZ at Manscaped.com. BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Feb 2024

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:14

09 Feb 2024


#375

Episode 308: Is Cody The Guy?

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad explore the question, is Cody the guy? From his tremendous return to WWE,to his back to back Royal Rumble wins, why did WWE decide to allow the Rock to step in? What's the motivation? What happens next? Has this decision damaged the company's younger demographic? Is the company concerned about the backlash from fans? Eric and Conrad take a deep dive into the subject and bring to light some details you might have not seen. Plus, the guys discuss the latest in the Vince McMahon lawsuit, where will Okada go, and will Ric Flair turn on Sting one last time? This is a power packed edition of 83Weeks you don't want to miss. List of The Rock trademarks: [assignment-tm-8330-0651.pdf] (https://assignments.uspto.gov/assignments/assignment-tm-8330-0651.pdf) PRIZE PICKS - Go to PrizePicks.com/83WEEKS and use code 83WEEKS for a first deposit match up to $100! FANATICS - An easy way to support your favorite podcasts! Shop official WWE gear and apparel by using our special URL: ShopWrestlingMerch.com BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s BlueChew.com, promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

05 Feb 2024

2 HR 43 MINS

2:43:20

05 Feb 2024


#374

Strictly Business #64: The Vince McMahon and WWE Allegations (ft. Brandon Thurston)

On this week's Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba welcome in Brandon Thurston from Wrestlenomics to discuss the developing situation regarding the allegations of misconduct against Vince McMahon and WWE. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. #WWE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

01 Feb 2024

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:13

01 Feb 2024


#373

Episode 307: VINCE

On this week's episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss the sexual assault lawsuit against Vince McMahon and the impact it's having on WWE and the professional wrestling world. They also cover the move of RAW to Netflix, Dwayne Johnson joining the board of TKO and owning the rights to "The Rock". Plus, Royal Rumble results, AD Free Shows Top Guy Royal Rumble weekend and so much more. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at Manscaped.com.  HENSON SHAVING - It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit HENSONSHAVING.com/BISCHOFF to pick the razor for you and use code BISCHOFF and you’ll get two years' worth of blades free with your razor–just make sure to add them to your cart. GREEN CHEF - Go to greenchef.com/60WEEKS and use code 60WEEKS to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months. MAGIC SPOON - Start the New Year off right with a delicious bowl of high-protein cereal at MagicSpoon.com/83WEEKS dot com and use the code 83WEEKS to save $5 off. FANATICS - An easy way to support your favorite podcasts! Shop official WWE gear and apparel by using our special URL: ShopWrestlingMerch.com STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

30 Jan 2024

2 HR 03 MINS

2:03:20

30 Jan 2024


#372

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #63: WWE to Netflix, The Rock to TKO

In this special breaking news edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff joins Jon Alba from the airport to discuss the industry-shattering news of WWE Raw to Netflix! What are the business implications going forward? Plus, thoughts on The Rock joining TKO's Board of Directors! Special thanks to this week's sponsors! Manscaped- Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code WRESTLEBIZ at Manscaped.com. BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

23 Jan 2024

54 MINS

54:33

23 Jan 2024


#371

Episode 306: Top Star Heavy

On this episode of 83 Weeks, sit back and buckle up for 3 hours of deep discussion all about the world of professional wrestling. First, Eric responds to viewer and listener reaction to last week's show, then the guys discuss the build up to this years Royal Rumble and the implications it will have on WrestleMania. And then, Eric and Conrad really dig into and compare the situation WWE is currently in regarding all the top tier talent on their roster. Does Eric feel there is a comparison between the WWE and WCW in the 90's? Will this stacked roster entice talent to go to other promotions? And, as a booker/manager how did he handle a stacked roster in WCW? All this and so much more on this MEGA edition of 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff. ROCKET MONEY- Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at Manscaped.com.  PRIZE PICK - Go to PrizePicks.com/83WEEKS and use code 83WEEKS for a first deposit match up to $100! MAGIC SPOON - Start the New Year off right with a delicious bowl of high-protein cereal at MagicSpoon.com/83WEEKS dot com and use the code 83WEEKS to save $5 off. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s BlueChew.com, promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE FANATICS - An easy way to support your favorite podcasts! Shop official WWE gear and apparel by using our special URL: ShopWrestlingMerch.com STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Jan 2024

3 HR 07 MINS

3:07:14

22 Jan 2024


#370

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #62: HOOK vs. Samoa Joe, Sting's Last Match, and More

In this week's episode of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff is back looking at the business of the business! Hear a discussion on Sports Illustrated allegedly being gutted, Eric's thoughts on HOOK's presentation vs. Samoa Joe, Sting's last match, Okada leaving New Japan, and more! Special thanks to this week's sponsors! Manscaped- Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code WRESTLEBIZ at Manscaped.com. BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

19 Jan 2024

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:04

19 Jan 2024


#369

Episode 305: Eric Strikes Back!

On this explosive episode of 83Weeks, Eric responds to remarks made by Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler about his thoughts and comments on AEW. Eric also discusses his recent interaction with AEW owner Tony Khan on X and Khan's comments about WWE's current booking. The guys change gears and deep dive into the potential of AI in professional wrestling, the direction TNA is moving towards with former WWE talent, and the comparison between WCW and AEW when expanding the product. Eric pulls no punches on this packed edition of 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff. SIGNOS - Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to signos.com and get 20% off select plans by using code 83WEEKS. BABBEL - Get 55% off your Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/WEEKS. Rules and restrictions may apply. MAGIC SPOON - Start the New Year off right with a delicious bowl of high-protein cereal at MagicSpoon.com/83WEEKS dot com and use the code 83WEEKS to save $5 off. FANATICS - An easy way to support your favorite podcasts! Shop official WWE gear and apparel by using our special URL: ShopWrestlingMerch.com RIVER BEND RANCH - Start enjoying some of the best quality of meat you'll ever eat over at GETRIVERBEND.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jan 2024

2 HR 39 MINS

2:39:16

15 Jan 2024


#368

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #61: Ask Eric Anything!

Strictly Business is back with another BUSINESS edition of "Ask Eric Anything!" This week, Eric discusses his situation with Tony Khan, dives into the logistics of live touring scheduling, WWE's streaming future, and more! Special thanks to this week's sponsors! BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping.  FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Jan 2024

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:07

12 Jan 2024


#367

Episode 304: Ask Eric Anything

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric is joined by guest host Casio to answer all your burning questions on this special Ask Eric Anything! The guys discuss all the current happenings in the professional wrestling world before they dive into listener questions such as The Rock's return, Dolph Zigler showing up in NJPW, and Road Dogg claiming he was a better entertainer than MJF. All that plus so much more on this 2024 kickoff edition of 83Weeks with Eric Bischoff. MANDO - Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with @shop.mando and get $5 off your Starter Pack (that’s over 40% off) with promo code 83WEEKS at ShopMando.com! #mandopod SIGNOS - Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to signos.com and get 25% off select plans by using code 83WEEKS. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s BlueChew.com, promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE FANATICS - An easy way to support your favorite podcasts! Shop official WWE gear and apparel by using our special URL: ShopWrestlingMerch.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Jan 2024

2 HR 21 MINS

2:21:56

08 Jan 2024


#366

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #60: The Rock Returns to WWE

Strictly Business is BACK for our first episode of 2024, and it's a loaded one! This week, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba discuss the impact of The Rock's return to WWE, and how that may lay the groundwork for the company's international expansion. Then, the two are joined by real-life hero (and wrestling fan) Nick Bostic for a must-hear story about the human spirit. Plus, thoughts on Samoa Joe's AEW Championship win, and the "rumor and innuendo" in the wrestling media space. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

05 Jan 2024

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:49

05 Jan 2024


#365

Episode 303: The Best Of 83 Weeks

On this episode of 83 Weeks, we're taking you deep into the archives for some moments and stories you won't hear anywhere else. Eric shares his legendary career working alongside some of professional wrestlings most iconic and notorious entertainers in the industry. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS FANATICS - When you - or someone you know - is shopping for the latest WWE gear, you can support 83 Weeks too simply by using our dedicated link!  [https://wwe-shop.sjv.io/c/5036600/1371040/16449] (https://wwe-shop.sjv.io/c/5036600/1371040/16449) SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

01 Jan 2024

2 HR 01 MINS

2:01:36

01 Jan 2024


#364

Strictly Business #59: The Perception of AEW and WWE (ft. Andrew Zarian)

Eric Bischoff is on vacation this week, but the business of the business rolls on! In this edition of Strictly Business, Jon Alba welcomes in Andrew Zarian of the Mat Men once again to discuss the perceptions of WWE and AEW right now, and how that may affect how they do business in 2024! Plus, additional insight on their respective media distribution deals! Special thanks to this week's sponsors! Manscaped- Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code WRESTLEBIZ at Manscaped.com. BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. #WWE #AEW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

29 Dec 2023

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:06

29 Dec 2023


#363

Episode 302: 2023 Pro Wrestling Review

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad recap the incredible year we had in professional wrestling. From the Endeavor merger, to CM Punk arriving and leaving AEW, to the impact Cody Rhodes made in the WWE 2023 was one heck of a year. Sit back and enjoy this over 3 hour extravaganza of everything wrestling. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at Manscaped.com.  SIGNOS - Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to signos.com and get 20% off select plans by using code 83WEEKS. FANATICS - When you - or someone you know - is shopping for the latest WWE gear, you can support 83 Weeks too simply by using our dedicated link!  [https://wwe-shop.sjv.io/c/5036600/1371040/16449] (https://wwe-shop.sjv.io/c/5036600/1371040/16449) ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS ZBIOTICS - Your first drink of the night for a better tomorrow - visit zbiotics.com/83WEEKS to get 15% off your first order of generically engineered probiotics when you use 83WEEKS at checkout. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s BlueChew.com, promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE MIRACLE MADE - Upgrade your sleep with Miracle Made! Go to TryMiracle.com/83WEEKS and use the code 83WEEKS to claim your FREE 3 PIECE TOWEL SET and SAVE over 40% OFF. HENSON SHAVING - It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit HENSONSHAVING.com/BISCHOFF to pick the razor for you and use code BISCHOFF and you’ll get two years' worth of blades free with your razor–just make sure to add them to your cart. SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

25 Dec 2023

3 HR 26 MINS

3:26:20

25 Dec 2023


#362

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #58: BOLD BUSINESS Predictions for 2024

In this week's edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba make BOLD predictions for the wrestling industry in 2024! Plus, a dive into what a potential Warner Bros. Discover/Paramount merger could mean for AEW or WWE. Thank you to this week's sponsors! Damn Healthy Dose - Get two free sessions of ADHD life coaching when you mention Strictly Business at DamnHealthyDose.com BlueChew- Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code WRESTLEBIZ at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Strictly Business. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with Strictly Business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

23 Dec 2023

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:34

23 Dec 2023


#361

Episode 301: WCW & New Japan

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss the evolution of the WCW relationship between New Japan Pro Wrestling. Eric shares stories of working with their talent, discovering the magic of Eddie Guerrero and Chris Benoit, and the partnership that led to the historic Collision In Korea. All that plus, Eric shares his thought behind some comments made by AEW owner Tony Khan during the ROH media scrum and other major news in professional wrestling. SIGNOS - Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to signos.com and get 20% off select plans by using code 83WEEKS. KUDO - Get 25% off KUDO Popcorn with the code 83WEEKS at KUDOsnacks.com  CROWDHEALTH - CrowdHealth was created to get rid of the headaches of health insurance. Visit JoinCrowdHealth.com and use Code WRESTLE to get started today for just $99 per month for the first three months. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS MIRACLE MADE - Upgrade your sleep with Miracle Made! Go to TryMiracle.com/83WEEKS and use the code 83WEEKS to claim your FREE 3 PIECE TOWEL SET and SAVE over 40% OFF. ZBIOTICS - Your first drink of the night for a better tomorrow - visit zbiotics.com/83WEEKS to get 15% off your first order of generically engineered probiotics when you use 83WEEKS at checkout. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s BlueChew.com, promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE AG1 - Try AG1 and get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free AG1 Travel Packs with your first purchase. Go to drinkAG1.com/83WEEKS. That’s drinkAG1.com/83WEEKS. SAVE WITH CONRAD - Stop throwing your money on rent! Get into a house with NO MONEY DOWN and roughly the same monthly payment at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH ERIC - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on 83 Weeks. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithEric.com now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Get all of your 83 Weeks merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/83-weeks FOLLOW ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA at https://83weekslinks.com/ On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

18 Dec 2023

3 HR 07 MINS

3:07:32

18 Dec 2023