This Pro Wrestling Radio classic features the legendary wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer, Tito Santana. Broadcast on July 12, 2008. This is a rare interview with one of pro wrestling’s biggest stars from the 1980s. Tito talks about his legendary career, his WWF intercontinental title run, working for Ole Anderson, a possible WWF world title run, stories from his autobiography, and more.
Here are just a few of the many topics covered in the 50 minute interview with the former I-C champion…
Thoughts istening back to old promos
Chemistry with Greg Valentine & their classic matches
The infamous airplance incident when Mad Dog Vachon opened the plane door
Was it hard to write a book and break kayfabe
Going indepth with his issues and struggles working for Ole Anderson in Georgia
His fondness for Vince McMahon Sr.
What he thinks of Eddie Guerrero’s run as WWE world champion
A conversation he had with Pat Patterson about becoming WWE champion as El Matador
How he thinks his career would have went if he went to the Mid South instead of returning to the WWF
Why he was stripped of the ECW championship
Why he thinks so many West Texas State football players broke into wrestling
Thoughts on Vince McMahon Jr.& comparisons to his father
His relationship with Andre the Giant and potential complications with the WrestleMania 3 main-event
The origins of the El Matador gimmick
Thoughts on a potential heel turn in the WWF
Thoughts on Bruno Sammartino
Memories of coming to WWWF for the first time in 1979
Whether he was ever tempted to use steroids in the 1980s
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