Eric Gargiulo Archives

PW Radio Classics: History of ECW with Scott Williams

On this edition of Pro Wrestling Radio Classics, I am joined by the author of Hardcore History: The Extremely Unauthorized Story of ECW, Scott Williams. Scott and I discuss the history of ECW as I recollect my first hand account of the controversies and classic matches and moments while Scott discusses the history from the perspective of his book. This is a real fun show ..read more

Pro Wrestling Radio: WWE HOF Bob Backlund Interview

Former WWE world champion and Hall of Famer, Bob Backlund joined the Camel Clutch Blog and Pro Wrestling Radio for an exclusive, no-questions barred interview. Mr. Backlund discusses his new book, Backlund: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion and the inspirational story of his journey to the top of professional wrestling.

Bob covered most of his career in the 78 minutes of time we ..read more

Pro Wrestling Radio: WWE Superstar Roman Reigns Interview

Check out this video of an interview I conducted for our sister site, Camel Clutch Blog with WWE superstar Roman Reigns. Roman joined me via Skype for a fun interview just days before he steps in the ring at WrestleMania 31 against Brock Lesnar for the WWE world championship. Roman was candid and insightful as we talked about his upcoming match as well as various ..read more

Pro Wrestling Radio Classics – WWE WrestleMania 22 Recap

This edition of Pro Wrestling Radio recapped WrestleMania 22 and all of the fallout from the big event. The show was recorded on April 8, 2006. WrestleMania 22 featured Triple H vs. John Cena, Rey Mysterio vs. Randy Orton vs. Kurt Angle, Shawn Michaels vs. Vince McMahon, and Edge vs. Mick Foley. The show featured open lines with calls on WrestleMania 22 as well as ..read more

Pro Wrestling Radio Classics – Killer Kowalski

This Pro Wrestling Radio classic features a classic shoot interview with the late former WWWF  tag team champion and WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, Killer Kowalski. Kowalski came on the show for an extensive interview talking about his legendary career and famous pro wrestling rivals. Kowalski talks about his famous feud with  Bruno Sammartino, matches with Buddy Rogers, his pupil Triple H, comparisons of WWE and ..read more

Ricky Steamboat Classic 2003 Interview

The following extensive interview features WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, former NWA world champion, and former WWE intercontinental champion Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat. Steamboat talks about the 20 year anniversary of WrestleMania 3, Ric Flair’s longevity, WWE buying WCW, Vince McMahon wrestling and more. The interview was taped August 25, 2003 and was broadcast on Pro Wrestling Radio.

Eric: Can you update the fans and listeners ..read more

Pro Wrestling Radio Classics – Steve Williams “Dr. Death”

This Pro Wrestling Radio classic features an interview with the late former UWF champion Steve “Dr. Death” Williams. This is a really fun interview with one of the toughest wrestlers of the 1980s and 90s. Doc talks Mid South Wrestling, UWF, Bill Watts, the UWF-NWA merge, unifying the titles with Ric Flair, and more. Originally broadcast November 25, 2006.

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PW Radio Classics – Kevin Von Erich

This Pro Wrestling Radio classic features the legendary wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer, Kevin Von Erich. Broadcast December 20, 2003. This is one of my all-time favorite Pro Wrestling Radio interviews. Kevin Von Erich is a part of the legendary Von Erich wrestling family which ran and dominated World Class Championship Wrestling in Texas. Kevin joins the show for a full hour in a ..read more

PW Radio Classics – WWE Backlash 2001 Review & More

This classic Pro Wrestling Radio takes a look at WWE Backlash 2001. Eric and callers throughout the hour recollect Backlash, preview Judgment Day, recap Raw and SmackDown and so much more. Broadcast May 05, 2001.

Some of the topics included on the show are… Backlash 2001 Judgment Day 2001 Austin and Triple H vs. the Hardy Boyz SmackDown recap Triple H vs. Jeff Hardy feud State of the WWE business Chris Jericho and ..read more