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83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff

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Overview

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!

394 Episodes

Episode 318: 83WEEKS LIVE!

On this episode of 83WEEKS, Eric is back from down under and ready to dish on everything that's happened in the world of professional wrestling while he was away. Eric and Conrad discuss the major WWE changes happening in the companies office staff, the productions changes that are giving the product new life, Tony Khan's reaction to releasing the backstage footage, and so much more on this 83WEEKS.com LIVE edition! MACK WELDON - Get timeless looks with modern comfort from Mack Weldon. Go to https://mackweldon.com/ and get 20% off your first order with promo code 83WEEKS. MANDO - Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with @shop.mando and get $5 off your Starter Pack (that’s over 40% off) with promo 83WEEKS at https://shopmando.com/! #mandopod MANSCAPED- April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month! Visit https://www.manscaped.com/pages/we-save-balls to learn more about simple self-checks for cancer prevention. Get 20% OFF with code 83WEEKS at Manscaped.com and make a donation to the TCSociety at checkout. #shavetosave ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS https://app.rocketmoney.com/signup?_forward_params=1&_smtype=3&cl=on&utm_campaign=83weeks&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=podcast&wpcid=83weeks&wpcn=83weeks&wpsnetn=podcast 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://shop.wwe.com/en/?SSAID=5036600&_s=afl_impact&irclickid=TGqUDyR%3AaxyPT79QyoThCyA5UkHWg6WnUzlX3s0&irgwc=1&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_source=Impact 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://www.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 https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCqQc7Pa1u4plPXq-d1pHqQ/join BECOME A 83 WEEK MEMBER NOW: https://www.youtube.com/@83weeks/membership 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 April 2024

Episode 317: WrestleMania XL Fallout

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric Bischoff and host Conrad Thompson breakdown what many are calling the "Greatest WrestleMania" of all time WrestleMania XL. Eric shares his thoughts on Cody finally closing the chapter on his story and what he expects to see next. He also talks about all the latest news and notes of everything happening in professional wrestling this past week. THE PERFECT JEAN - F*%k your khakis and get The Perfect Jean 15% off with the code 83WEEKS15 at theperfectjean.nyc/83WEEKS15 #theperfectjeanpod 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. EARNIN - Download the EarnIn app today. Type in 83 WEEKS under PODCAST when you sign up. EarnIn, the most loved way to get paid as you work. 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 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/ 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 now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCqQc7Pa1u4plPXq-d1pHqQ/join BECOME A 83 WEEK MEMBER NOW: https://www.youtube.com/@83weeks/membership 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 April 2024

Wise Choice with Eric Bischoff: AEW YouTube Free Fall

On this edition of Wise Choices, Eric welcomes YouTube expert Ant Evans , to discuss the power of YouTube and if he believes AEW has missed an opportunity to capitalize on it. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ promo code WRESTLEBIZ 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://shop.wwe.com/en/?SSAID=5036600&_s=afl_impact&irclickid=TGqUDyR%3AaxyPT79QyoThCyA5UkHRSCUPUzlX3s0&irgwc=1&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_source=Impact 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://www.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 https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCqQc7Pa1u4plPXq-d1pHqQ/join BECOME A 83 WEEK MEMBER NOW: https://www.youtube.com/@83weeks/membership 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2024

Episode 316: Punk, Mania & Vince

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad are discussing all things WrestleMania XL and the epic card we will see this weekend. The guys also breakdown the CM Punk interview that caused a massive buzz. Plus the latest in the Vince McMahon lawsuit. All that plus so much more on this edition of 83Weeks with Eric Bischoff. #ericbischoff #83Weeks #cmpunk #wrestlemania #vincemcmahon SIGNOS - Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to https://www.signos.com and get 20% off select plans by using code 83WEEKS. PRIZE PICKS - Go to https://www.prizepicks.com/83WEEKS and use code 83WEEKS for a first deposit match up to $100! BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s 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 STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at 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/ 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 now and find out more about advertising with 83 Weeks. Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCqQc7Pa1u4plPXq-d1pHqQ/join BECOME A 83 WEEK MEMBER NOW: https://www.youtube.com/@83weeks/membership 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 2 April 2024

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #72: The Final Episode

It's the "sunsetting" edition of Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff! In this episode, Eric explains why the show is coming to a close, and comments on Tony Khan's response to it. Plus, thoughts on WWE's big edition of RAW, AEW's new COO, 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

Transcribed - Published: 29 March 2024

Episode 315: No More PG WWE

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss the weekly evolution from the PG WWE product to the more edgier shows we're seeing every week. Plus the guys react to AEW naming a COO, Rhonda Rousey's comments about her time in WWE, and everything else happening in the wild world of professional wrestling. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at https://www.manscaped.com/ ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS https://signup.rocketmoney.com/infl/?_forward_params=1&_smtype=3&cl=off&utm_campaign=83weeks&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=podcast&wpcid=83weeks&wpcn=83weeks&wpsnetn=podcast&utm_content=landing-page-variant-Influencer-k&lptest=landing-page-variant-Influencer-k 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 https://hensonshaving.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=sponsored&utm_campaign=83Weeks 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. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ , promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE SIGNOS - Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to https://www.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 STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at 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/ 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 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 March 2024

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #71: Ask Eric Anything!

Eric Bischoff is back from the road, and he's taking your questions on the BUSINESS of the business on Strictly Business! Eric discusses Mercedes Mone's level of viewership pull with AEW, WWE's new MLB belts, production logistics, WrestleMania at different venues, 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

Transcribed - Published: 22 March 2024

Episode 314: The Good The Bad The Ugly

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad are handing over the reigns of the show to you the listener for another edition of #AskEricAnything. Eric answers your questions for over two hours covering all the ins and out of professional wrestling. BABBEL - Get 55% off your Babbel subscription at https://try.babbel.com/podcast-flags-2021/?bsc=podcast-weeks&btp=default&utm_campaign=podcast-weeks&utm_content=podcast..weeks..USA..oxfordroad&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=weeks&utm_term=generic_v1. Rules and restrictions may apply. MANDO - Mando’s Starter Pack is perfect for new customers. It comes with a Solid Stick Deodorant, Cream Tube Deodorant, two free products of your choice (like Mini Body Wash and Deodorant Wipes), and free shipping. New customers get $5 off a Starter Pack (that’s over 40% off) with promo code 83WEEKS at https://shopmando.com/ ! #mandopod BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ , promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE SIGNOS - Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to https://www.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 STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at 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/ 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 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 18 March 2024

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #70: A.J. Francis on Conquering Wrestling

Eric Bischoff has the week off, but the business of the business rolls on! Jon Alba discusses Mercedes Mone's AEW debut, WWE partnering with Bloodsport, and then speaks with A.J. Francis about how he's putting his WWE release in the rearview mirror and aiming to conquer the wrestling world as himself! 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

Transcribed - Published: 15 March 2024

Episode 313: Controversy Creates Cash

On this episode of 83WEEKS, Eric and Conrad dive into Controversy Creates Cash and the process of writing it and Dave Meltzer's thoughts of the book. Before that, the guys discuss everything happening in the world of professional wrestling including Okada's debut, Cody slapping The Rock, Vince McMahon selling millions in stock, and so much more on this week's edition of 83Weeks with Eric Bischoff. AURA - Stop data brokers from exposing your personal information. Go to our sponsor https://aura.com/83weeks to get a 14-day free trial and see how much of yours is being sold. SIGNOS -Signos removes the guesswork out of weight loss and provides the tools to develop healthier habits. Go to https://www.signos.com/ and get 20% off select plans by using code 83WEEKS. HENSON SHAVING -It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit https://hensonshaving.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=sponsored&utm_campaign=83Weeks 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. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at https://www.manscaped.com/. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s 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 STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at 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/ 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 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 11 March 2024

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #69: AEW Rebrands

In this edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff breaks down the AEW Dynamite rebranding effort, diving into the weeds on production changes and positioning of new stars like Will Ospreay and Okada. Plus, a look back on Sting's last match, and news about WWE's initial Netflix discussions! 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

Transcribed - Published: 7 March 2024

Episode 312: Different Than

On this week's episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss The Rock's latest promos on Instagram and Friday Night Smackdown. Is this the beginning on a new era in the WWE? Find out what Eric has to say. The guys also share their thoughts on the 20M dollar lawsuit won by MLW over the WWE, TNA pondering whether to go LIVE weekly, and the untimely passing of some of professional wrestling's legends. ROCKET MONEY - Stop throwing your money away. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses theeasy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83weeks. PRIZE PICKS - Go to PrizePicks.com/83WEEKS and use code 83WEEKS for a first deposit match up to $100! FACTOR - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/83weeks50 and use code 83weeks50 to get 50% off. FANATICS - Fanatics is THE ultimate fan gear store - from the NFL, NBA, to college football and beyond. The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support 83 Weeks too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at 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/ 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 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 4 March 2024

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #68: WWE & TKO Earnings, Sting's Last Match, and More

In this edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba run down some of the highlights from the TKO year-end earnings call, and look at notes from a couple of WWE's recent business lawsuits. Plus, an interview with the Orlando Sentinel's Jay Reddick about Sting's impact on the Carolinas. 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

Transcribed - Published: 1 March 2024

Episode 311: Elimination Chamber Reaction

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss Elimination Chamber from Perth, Australia! The guys break down the good, bad and too some disappointing event and what it means for future PLE's in new parts of the world. Eric also shares his thoughts and viewpoints on all the latest news and happenings in the world of professional wrestling. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code 83WEEKS at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ , promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at https://www.manscaped.com/ . 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 STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at 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/ 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 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 February 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 22 February 2024

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/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/ , 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 STARRCAST - Be part of the very first international STARRCAST in Australia! Get tickets and information at 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/ 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 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 https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 19 February 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 16 February 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 12 February 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 9 February 2024

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. 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

Transcribed - Published: 5 February 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 1 February 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 30 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 23 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 22 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 19 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 15 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 12 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 8 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 5 January 2024

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 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

Transcribed - Published: 1 January 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 29 December 2023

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 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

Transcribed - Published: 25 December 2023

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

Transcribed - Published: 23 December 2023

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

Transcribed - Published: 18 December 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #57: WWE to Warner Bros. Discovery?!

In this LOADED edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba break down the reports of WWE and Warner Bros. Discovery having meetings over Monday Night Raw TV rights, what it would mean for the future of AEW, and much more! Plus, was CM Punk the catalyst for this all happening? Special thanks to this week's sponsors! Manscaped- Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code WRESTLEBIZ at Manscaped.com. 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 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

Transcribed - Published: 15 December 2023

Episode 300: Ask Eric Anything 12.11.23

On this edition of 83 Weeks we're celebrating our 300th episode! Eric and Conrad hand over the reigns to our listeners on for a special 3+ hour #AskEricAnything. Eric and Conrad discuss the state of the professional wrestling business, the NWO gorilla marketing style, running a wrestling residency in Las Vegas, and missing working at the commentary desk calling play by play. All that plus so much more on this MEGA SIZE edition of 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff. SHOPIFY - Go to SHOPIFY.com/83weeks (ALL LOWERCASE) now to grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in for a $1 per month trial period. GAMETIME - Take the guesswork out of buying tickets with Gametime. Download the Gametime app, create an account, and use code WEEKS for $20 off your first purchase (terms apply). Download Gametime today. Last minute tickets. Lowest Price. Guaranteed. 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. PRIZE PICKS - Go to PrizePicks.com/83WEEKS and use code 83WEEKS for a first deposit match up to $100! HENSON SHAVING - It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit HENSONSHAVING.com/ERIC to pick the razor for you and use code ERIC and you’ll get two years' worth of blades free with your razor–just make sure to add them to your cart. EMBRACE PET INSURANCE - Don't wait for the unexpected to happen— join the massive community of pet owners who trust Embrace Pet Insurance to protect their pet. Make sure you go to EmbracePetInsurance.com/83WEEKS or else they won’t know I sent you! 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. 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

Transcribed - Published: 11 December 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #56: The End of WWE House Shows?

In this edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba discuss the future of WWE house shows, discuss the possibility of RAW's TV deal coming much later, Jey Uso's trademarks, and more! 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

Transcribed - Published: 8 December 2023

Episode 299: Austin On A "Symbol" Monday Night RAW 12.07.98 Watch Along

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric sits back and watches the December 7th edition of Monday Night RAW from 25 years ago for the very first time! Eric shares his thoughts on the WWE using a "symbol" to hang Stone Cold Steve Austin on, how the NWO was way cooler than DX in 1998, and his true feelings about a buried alive match. All that plus, Eric has a great idea on how he should get his head shaved, once again after losing a bet to Conrad. GAMETIME - Take the guesswork out of buying tickets with Gametime. Download the Gametime app, create an account, and use code WEEKS for $20 off your first purchase (terms apply). Download Gametime today. Last minute tickets. Lowest Price. Guaranteed. FACTOR - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/83weeks50 and use code 83weeks50 to get 50% 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. 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. 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. 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

Transcribed - Published: 4 December 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #55: CM Punk Returns to WWE

In this week's Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba discuss CM Punk's shocking return to WWE! What kind of business can be done with Punk back in the fold? Plus, a look at the Raw TV rights negotiations, and the hottest topic, are Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift legit? Special thanks to this week's sponsors! Manscaped- Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code WRESTLEBIZ at Manscaped.com. 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

Transcribed - Published: 1 December 2023

Episode 298: WCW Goes Disney

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad take a deep dive into WCW's partnership with Walt Disney. Eric shares details on how the deal came about and the impact it had on luring Hulk Hogan back into professional wrestling. The discussion also gets a little heated when Conrad confronts Eric about the promotion of the Disney tapings and how WCW fans had no clue it was happening. MOINK BOX - Keep American farming going by signing up at MoinkBox.com/83WEEKS RIGHT NOW and listeners of this show get FREE ground beef for a YEAR. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS HENSON SHAVING - It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit HENSONSHAVING.com/ERIC to pick the razor for you and use code ERIC and you’ll get two years' worth of blades free with your razor–just make sure to add them to your cart. 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. 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

Transcribed - Published: 27 November 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #54: Live Touring in Wrestling

In this edition of "Strictly Business," Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba discuss the logistics and concept of live touring in wrestling! Happy Thanksgiving from Eric and Jon! 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

Transcribed - Published: 23 November 2023

Episode 297: World War 3

On this episode of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss all the happenings surrounding WCW World War 3 1998! Eric shares stories involving Goldberg's refusal to work with Chris Jericho, the potential of Billy Kidman, and the popularity of Diamond Dallas Page. All that plus, Eric discusses the AEW Full Gear PPV, Will Ospreay signing with the company and the value of Rhonda Rousey. CROWD HEALTH - 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. EMBRACE PET INSURANCE - Don't wait for the unexpected to happen— join the massive community of pet owners who trust Embrace Pet Insurance to protect their pet. Make sure you go to EmbracePetInsurance.com/83WEEKS or else they won’t know I sent you! 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 MIIRACLE 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. 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. 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

Transcribed - Published: 20 November 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #53: Eric is Thankful

On this episode of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba discuss the top things they're most thankful for in the wrestling business right now! Plus, thoughts on AEW's new position listing, WWE and the Big 12's partnership, 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. #WWE #AEW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 November 2023

Episode 296: Ted Turner

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad discuss the incredible impact and career of television pioneer, Ted Turner. Eric shares stories of his time working for Turner, the first time he met him, and his admiration for the man that helped make WCW a household name. GAMETIME - Take the guesswork out of buying tickets with Gametime. Download the Gametime app, create an account, and use code WEEKS for $20 off your first purchase (terms apply). Download Gametime today. Last minute tickets. Lowest Price. Guaranteed. PRIZE PICKS - MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code 83WEEKS at Manscaped.com. SPIIDERGRIIP - SpiiderGriip is the best phone grip around. Visit SPIIDERGRIIP.com. Use discount code 83WEEKS at checkout and receive 30% off and Free Shipping! 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. 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. WRESTLECADE - Come meet Eric Bischoff at WrestleCade! Wrestlecade is a 3-day family friendly convention for fans of wrestling & sports entertainment which brings together more than 125 of your favorite wrestling stars from all eras. November 24-26, 2023 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. ➡️ Tickets or info at https://www.wrestlecade.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

Transcribed - Published: 13 November 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #52: NXT to The CW ft. Mike Johnson

This week on Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba are joined by Mike Johnson of PWInsider to dish all on NXT's move to The CW. What does this mean for WWE and TV rights going forward? We discuss. Special thanks to this week's sponsors! Manscaped- Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code WRESTLEBIZ at Manscaped.com. WrestleCade - Pick up your tickets for WrestleCade weekend at WrestleCade.com! 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

Transcribed - Published: 9 November 2023

Episode 295: Bret Screwed Bret

On this episode of 83Weeks, Eric and Conrad take us back to November 17th 1997 for the infamous "Bret Screwed Bret" episode of Monday Night RAW. Now remember Eric wasn't watching the competitor at the time, so this will be the VERY FIRST TIME Eric is watching this episode. We believe you'll be surprised by Eric's reaction to the Vince McMahon interview and his perspective on the whole situation. Plus, Eric and Conrad discuss all the happenings in professional wrestling from WWE Crown Jewel, to a wild controversial spot during a PPV that even had Eric cringing. All that plus so much more on this edition of 83Weeks with Eric Bischoff. CROWD HEALTH - 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. FACTOR - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/83weeks50 and use code 83weeks50 to get 50% off. GAMETIME - Take the guesswork out of buying tickets with Gametime. Download the Gametime app, create an account, and use code WEEKS for $20 off your first purchase (terms apply). Download Gametime today. Last minute tickets. Lowest Price. Guaranteed. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/83WEEKS HENSON SHAVING - It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit 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 BlueChew.com, promo code 83WEEKS to receive your first month FREE WRESTLECADE - Come meet Eric Bischoff at WrestleCade! Wrestlecade is a 3-day family friendly convention for fans of wrestling & sports entertainment which brings together more than 125 of your favorite wrestling stars from all eras. November 24-26, 2023 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. ➡️ Tickets or info at https://www.wrestlecade.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

Transcribed - Published: 6 November 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #51: Sports Illustrated's Justin Barrasso

In this edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff and Jon Alba welcome Sports Illustrated's Justin Barrasso to the program! Justin discusses human interest storytelling in wrestling journalism, how Sports Illustrated approaches covering pro wrestling, and more! Plus, Eric's thoughts on Ric Flair joining AEW, and Tony Khan's "important" announcement. 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

Transcribed - Published: 3 November 2023

Episode 294: Halloween Havoc 1999

On this ghoulish edition of 83 Weeks, Eric and Conrad are taking us back to the horrors of WCW in 1999. The guys sit back and endure 3+ hours of Halloween Havoc madness. From the bizarre booking decision of Vince Russo, to Madusa attempting to sell the Nitro cologne this PPV has it all. EMBRACE PET INSURANCE - Don't wait for the unexpected to happen— join the massive community of pet owners who trust Embrace Pet Insurance to protect their pet. Make sure you go to EmbracePetInsurance.com/83WEEKS or else they won’t know I sent you! 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. HENSON SHAVING - It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit 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 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. WRESTLECADE - Come meet Eric Bischoff at WrestleCade! Wrestlecade is a 3-day family friendly convention for fans of wrestling & sports entertainment which brings together more than 125 of your favorite wrestling stars from all eras. November 24-26, 2023 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. ➡️ Tickets or info at https://www.wrestlecade.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

Transcribed - Published: 30 October 2023

Strictly Business with Eric Bischoff #50: Adi Shankar

In this edition of Strictly Business, Eric Bischoff is joined by film producer and screenwriter Adi Shankar, who discusses the influences of the wrestling business in his art! Plus, Eric and Jon Alba talk NXT/AEW viewership, WWE's international PLE's, Endeavor, 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

Transcribed - Published: 27 October 2023

Episode 293: Eddie Guerrero

Viva La Raza! On this episode of 83 Weeks, we celebrate the impact and legacy of Eddie Guerrero's time in WCW. Conrad guides us through several discussions he and Eric had about the WWE Hall of Famer's time with the company. From his legendary matches against Syxx, Ric Flair, Dean Malenko, and Rey Mysterio the Eric shares some fun stories about the man, myth and legend "Latino Heat" Eddie Guerrero. GAMETIME - Take the guesswork out of buying tickets with Gametime. Download the Gametime app, create an account, and use code WEEKS for $20 off your first purchase (terms apply). Download Gametime today. Last minute tickets. Lowest Price. Guaranteed. HENSON SHAVING - It’s time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that’ll last you a lifetime. Visit 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. NATIONWIDE COINS - If you’ve been thinking about exploring gold, head to AtCostGold.com/83WEEKS and use promo code 83WEEKS at checkout for your first one ounce gold coin without any dealer markup! 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 WRESTLECADE - Come meet Eric Bischoff at WrestleCade! Wrestlecade is a 3-day family friendly convention for fans of wrestling & sports entertainment which brings together more than 125 of your favorite wrestling stars from all eras. November 24-26, 2023 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. ➡️ Tickets or info at https://www.wrestlecade.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

Transcribed - Published: 23 October 2023

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