Even world-heavyweight wrestling champions get spooked in the ring.
Just ask Ivan “The Russian Bear” Koloff, who snagged the WWWF title in 1971.
"He was a good man," Ivan (above) tells us of André. "And in the end, he turned out to be a good friend."
Unfortunately, that was also the era when André the Giant —who’d go on to win the WWF title in 1988 and, five years later, become the first wrestler to be inducted into the WWF’s Hall of Fame—was coming into his own.
Interviewed on Lord Elevation, Ivan recalls doing battle with the man known as the Eighth Wonder of the World.
“André—seven feet tall, 550 pounds, size 26 shoe. I mean, the guy was intimidating. I was Continue reading →
Actress, model and former female wrestler Lana Kinnear is
Somewhere in Vegas today.
Today at 8pm ET (click to listen), Lana Kinnear joins MarQ to talk about being in “Iron Man” and her roles in major tv shows and movies. Lana’s list of credits include WWF Raw, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Pay it Forward, Women of Wrestling, CBS’ Las Vegas, and now Iron Man. Get the inside scoop today.
BlogTalkRadio welcomes “Deal or No Deal” model and former WWE diva, Leyla Milani, as she stops by Somewhere in Vegas today.
The number 13 never looked so good. Leyla safeguards the 13th briefcase on the NBC smash hit show “Deal or No Deal.” As she’s known on the show, “Lucky 13” or “Lucky Leyla,” charms contestants and audiences alike with her infectious smile and exotic style. Known for her beautiful mane of fantastically wild hair, Milani is quickly making a name for herself as a model, actress, hostess, fashion designer and entrepreneur.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be an MMA fighter? How about a pro wrestler? How about both? Find out today on BlogTalkRadio’s World Talk LIVE.
Today at 4pm ET,Daniel Puder is a pro wrestler turned MMA fighter and WWE Tough Enough $1,000,000 prize winner. He joins the Brett and Wayne at World Talk Live for some laughs, to discuss his time with WWE and his career in MMA, and to take your calls and questions.
There’s more to the 6-foot-3, 235-pound Puder than meets the eye. He has started his own personal non-profit foundation: Puder Strength Training (PST), and he works with Toys for Tots, Stanford and San Francisco Hospital, After School All Stars and is the OFFICIAL SPOKESMAN for Cops Care Cancer Foundation. He also has political aspirations and will be serving on several committees during the 2008 presidential campaign.
The Legendary Rob Van Dam joins World Talk Live on BlogTalkRadio to drop some important details about RVD TV.
Former WWE Champion and ECW Champion Rob Van Dam is a wrestling legend. He is considered one of the best of all time and will be joining World Talk LIVE! for an exclusive interview today at 4pm ET to discuss what he has been up to since his departure from WWE.
RVD TV, Rob’s brand new online reality show, will be discussed for the first time. If you are or know a wrestling fan, this show will be huge. I was told you could expect a pop-in call from Chris Masters during the show, but you’ll just have to listen to be sure.
Callers welcome at (347) 215-7778. If you will not be able to call in live, visit the host page and email World Talk Live your question. Then catch the archive at the same link.
As a special treat, World Talk LIVE! Goes gangster at 6pm ET with Joe Gannascoli (Vito) from The Sopranos. He has his own book, cigars, and sauces out on the market. Don’t miss this bonus show!
Former WWE & WCW star, Shawn Stasiak talks with you today about his past, present, and future including his new DVD documentary: Determined.
Dr. Shawn Stasiak, will be joining host Brett Cohen on on World Talk LIVE! at 4pm ET for an exclusive interview today. They will be taking your calls.
Stasiak recently released a documentary DVD called “Shawn Stasiak Determined”. The DVD features shoot interviews, bodybuilding workouts, and inspirational tales. Rob Van Dam and Skandor Akbar make appearances on the documentary which is available at musculargalore.com.