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From Starrcade '83 to March 26, 2001, Tony Schiavone was the voice of professional wrestling below the Mason-Dixon Line. Though the Monday Night Wars may be over you can still relive the memories of Jim Crockett Promotions and World Championship Wrestling. Hear for yourself why What Happened When with Tony Schiavone is a hilarious trip down professional wrestlings memory lane. Join Tony and Conrad every Wednesday morning at 6am ET exclusively on Westwood One Podcast Network.
 
Diamond Dallas Page and Jake 'The Snake' Roberts are two of the most recognizable personalities to ever step foot in a wrestling ring. They have sold out arenas, headlined pay-per-views and have been part of memorable moments in the sport’s history. Their influence on the professional wrestling industry is undeniable. But outside the ring, DDP and Roberts’ journeys have made an even bigger impact. “DDP Snake Pit,” also featuring podcasting veteran Conrad Thompson, promises to be not another ...
 
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On this episode of What Happened When with Tony Schiavone, Conrad's under the weather so we're taking a MEGASODE look at the Great American Bash from 1986, 1988 and 1989. Sit back and enjoy 10 HOURS of WHW hilarious audio, Support us on Patreon, get this show early and ad free, plus TONS of BONUS content: patreon.com/WHWMonday Like us on Facebook: …
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, the guys are discussing the greatest workers in pro wrestling, past and present! ATHLETIC GREENS - Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE one year supply of immune supporting vitamin D and 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is go to athleticgreens.com/DDPSNAKE HUBSPOT - If you're …
 
One of the most memorable matches between Dusty Rhodes and Tully Blanchard for $100,000 and the TV Title. Also, Jim Crockett announces the rules of the innovative WarGames match and the upcoming Great American Bash Tour! One of the most classic episodes of World Championship Wrestling ever! Support us on Patreon, get this show early and ad free, pl…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, the guys are discussing their Mount Rushmore's of pro wrestling! ATHLETIC GREENS - Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE one year supply of immune supporting vitamin D and 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is go to athleticgreens.com/DDPSNAKE SAVE WITH CONRAD - If you have credi…
 
On this episode of What Happened When, Tony and Conrad take us on a hilarious look back at some of the BEST/WORST matches they've watched and called on the show. Matches such as, Judy Bagwell on a pole, WrestleMania X7 Gimmick Battle Royal, and the Doomsday Cage Match just to name a few. Sit back and enjoy this trip back to your childhood, from the…
 
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We are firmly into the NWO era of WCW, and this edition of the Great American Bash had plenty of highlights. Led by the feud between the Macho Man Randy Savage and Diamond Dallas Page, the Bash of '97 had some fine matches. Additionally, in action were the Kevin Nash and Scott Hall with Syxx against Ric Flair and Roddy Piper, Akira Hokuto meeting M…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, Dallas, Jake and Conrad are discussing World Champions! Jake & Dallas' favorite champions, what it takes to make a champion, who will be a future champion, and who should've been a champion that wasn't. ZYN - ZYN Nicotine Pouches are a fresher, simpler way to enjoy nicotine that've helped millions of people achieve…
 
This will go down as one of the better WCW Pay Per Views ever. It had the debut of Rey Mysterio, Jr. in a classic against Dean Malenko. Lord Steven Regal and Sting had a tremendous one-on-one encounter, Ric Flair and Arn Anderson went to battle with Kevin Greene and Steve McMichael, the Giant and Lex Luger squared off for the world title and Chris …
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, WWE Hall of Famers Diamond Dallas Page, Jake "The Snake" Roberts and host Jon Alba discuss the impact and career of The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase. ATHLETIC GREENS - Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE one year supply of immune supporting vitamin D and 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All y…
 
It is the JCP/TBS/6:05/Saturday night show that began the Dusty Rhodes vs Tully Blanchard feud with the $50,000.00 Challenge! We will go in the lawyer's office to see the contract signing of Dusty/Tully complete a a paper bag full of a whole lot of money. Plus some great Interviews from Ric Flair, Jim Cornette, the Road Warriors (especially Hawk) a…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, WWE Hall of Famers "Diamond" Dallas Page, Jake "The Snake" Roberts and host Jon Alba turn up "Latino Heat" as they discuss fellow Hall of Famer, the late, great, Eddie Guerrero career and impact on the professional wrestling world! CHILISLEEP - ChiliSleep makes customizable, climate-controlled sleep solutions that …
 
We take you back to 2011 as Impact was a strong product in the wrestling world. The roster was AMAZING: Cactus Jack, Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Sting, Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Eric Bischoff, the Young Bucks, Matt and Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe, Amazing Red, Bully Ray, AJ Styles, Bobby Roode, Tommy Dreamer and on and on and on. But 11 years ago, Eric Bischo…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, WWE Hall of Famers Diamond Dallas Page and Jake "The Snake" Roberts along with host Jon Alba discuss the career and development of Maxwell Jacob Friedman. SUNDAY - Sunday is more than just a lawn care product. It is a custom lawn are plan with a variety of ways to help you grow a beautiful lawn, control weeds and r…
 
What a difference a year made in the life of World Championship Wrestling! In last week's podcast we looked back on Slamboree 1996, an event most fans hated. A year later? Most everyone loved Slamboree 1997. The advent of the NWO had a lot to do with that, but so did the return of Ric Flair after being off for eight months with shoulder problems. F…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, Dallas, Jake and guest host Jon Alba discuss the career of one of the greatest babyfaces in the history of professional wrestling, WWE Hall of Famer, Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat! Jake and Dallas share stories of working with the legend and his impact on wrestlers today. SUNDAY - Sunday is more than just a lawn car…
 
Slamboree was originally an event that began in 1993 and was subtitled: "A Legends Reunion." The event was the brainchild of Dusty Rhodes, but in 1996 it looked nothing like the original one. The 1996 version featured Sting versus the Giant for the WCW World Title, Dean Malenko against Brad Armstrong for the WCW Cruiserweight Title and Konnan again…
 
On this powerful episode of DDP Snake Pit, Jake and Conrad discuss the challenges of addiction. Topics include what the word addiction means to Jake, when drugs and alcohol began to get out of hand, the challenges of the road, marijuana, WWF lowest points, seeking treatment, the power of someone believing in you, and much more. SAVE WITH CONRAD - I…
 
This is arguably the most famous "Raw is War" ever. Not because it was the highest rated ever, but because it featured DX on the attack against WCW! The two sides, the two shows, were literally 24 miles apart with the WWF(E) at the Hampton Coliseum and WCW at the Norfolk Scope. So DX, led by Triple H, Billy Gunn, X-Pac, Road Dogg and Chyna recorded…
 
On this episode of DDP SnakePit, WWE Hall of Famers Jake "The Snake" Roberts and Diamond Dallas Page discuss the arenas around the country and world that they've both competed in. The dynamic duo also talks about the fans and the impact they make on each experience. SAVE WITH CONRAD - If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, we can …
 
We go back to 1987 with some pretty memorable events. First of all, Magnum T.A. makes his first public appearance since his horrible accident in the fall of 1986. Secondly, we will see highlights from the Crockett Cup tournament in Baltimore won by Dusty Rhodes and Nikita Koloff, and, finally, we will see the debut of the New Breed: Chris Champion …
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, Dallas, Jake and Conrad discuss the origins of two of the most iconic finishing moves in wrestling history - the DDT and the Diamond Cutter! SUNDAY - Sunday is more than just a lawn care product. It is a custom lawn are plan with a variety of ways to help you grow a beautiful lawn, control weeds and remove pests. V…
 
While things were on the steep decline in 1998 for WCW, Vince McMahon and the WWE continued to grow. Then on April 13, 1998 something happened that shook the Monday Night Wars: Raw beat Nitro in the ratings for the first time in 83 weeks. Things were never the same, again. The main reason was the angle between Stone Cold Steve Austin and McMahon. B…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, WWE Hall of Famers Jake Roberts and Diamond Dallas Page share stories about going into the WWE Hall of Fame and what led up to their inductions. SAVE WITH CONRAD - If you have credit card debt or in a 30 year loan? Well, we can help you get out of that pinch and save money at the same time! Head over to SaveWithCon…
 
In honor of her 70th birthday (which is April 6th), we take a close look at the woman who has been with Tony Schiavone during his entire wrestling career. A very emotional but devoted, loving wife and mother of five, she was with Tony when he first decided to take the plunge into wrestling, during the move to WWE, the move back to WCW, the demise o…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, WWE Hall of Famers Diamond Dallas Page and Jake Roberts with host Conrad Thompson discuss DDP's biggest match to date. Dallas shares stories about working with Macho Man Randy Savage and how this PPV changed the direction of his career. The dynamic duo also discusses the Slap heard around the world and if it was a …
 
The Nitro ratings were tumbling, but that did not stop a very large crowd from coming to the Air Canada Center in Toronto in March of 1999. Why? Because Bret Hart was on the card with a memorable challenge to Goldberg. Also, Hollywood Hulk Hogan meets Diamond Dallas Page and their brawl goes on to destroy the Nitro set. Chris Benoit and Dean Malenk…
 
Twelve years ago, great stars like Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, Amazing Red, the Young Bucks, the Motor City Machine Guns, Mangus (AKA Nick Aldis), Scott Hall, Syxx-Pac, Kevin Nash, Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, AJ Style, Kurt Angle, Abyss and many more all got together for a special edition of TNA's Destination X. We will look back on that prog…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, WWE Hall of Famers Diamond Dallas Page and Jake Roberts with host Conrad Thompson discuss the legacy of Dusty Rhodes and his impact the world of professional wrestling. The guys also discuss Dusty's sons Dustin and Cody and their tremendous careers and what's ahead . CHILISLEEP - ChiliSleep makes customizable, clim…
 
If you combine Cinnaburst gum with college students, girls gone wild and WCW and what do you get? WCW Monday Nitro at Club La Vela in Panama City, Florida on March 16, 1998. Quite a collection! With Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Macho Man Randy Savage, Lex Luger, Sting, Ultimo Dragon, Fit Finlay, Chris Jericho, Eddie Guerrero, Chavo Guerrero, Diamond Dalla…
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, WWE Hall of Famers Diamond Dallas Page and Jake "The Snake" Roberts with host Conrad Thompson look back at the historic career of Steve Austin. BLUECHEW - Bluechew gives you confidence in bed every time. Visit BlueChew.com and get your first order free when use promo code DDPSNAKE. Just pay $5 shipping! CHILISLEEP …
 
Ole Anderson has left the Four Horsemen and it is time they fill the void. That big announcement happens on this show along with some great action. We will see Ron Garvin and Barry Windham defend the US Tag Team Titles against the unlikely duo of Ivan Koloff and Dick Murdoch. Plus in action: Brad Armstrong, Jim Cornette, Big Bubba and the Midnight …
 
On this episode of DDP Snake Pit, Dallas, Jake and Conrad discuss DDP's rise to superstardom in WCW, becoming one of the hottest acts during the hottest period the business had ever seen! Plus, the guys welcome the man who had a front row seat to DDP's journey to the top, Tony Schiavone! CHILISLEEP - ChiliSleep makes customizable, climate-controlle…
 
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