Daily Archives: July 15, 2016

Jim Cornette Tells His Side Of The Feud Between Him and Vince Russo

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It’s no secret that Jim Cornette does not like Vince Russo and Russo has no love loss for Cornette either. The two men have both went back and forth in interviews over the years over the reason they don’t like each other. There feud began in WWF in the mid nineties both men had Vince Mcmahon’s ear, Cornette was a booker and Russo was the head writer. Cornette wanted to go with a more traditional style of wrestling and Russo wanted to do more shock and sex to appeal to the Male 18-35 demographic. Well we all know who Mcmahon sided with on that hence
The Attitude Era. Cornette was out of a job and Russo was the head writer .

With Russo as the head writer in WWE Vince saw record numbers or ratings, sell outs, and more. After a few years at the head of the writing team, Russo took a job with WCW, he told WCW he was the reason that WWF saw there huge success. After a short time in WCW though it was quickly apparent that Russo’s way of doing things was a bit whacky and the ratings showed that. He did not have anyone like Vince Mcmahon to direct and guide him.

Jim Cornette said that Vince Russo doesn’t know wrestling and destroyed the art of wrestling. Russo said that Cornette is out of touch and does not know what today’s modern fan wants. They shoot at each other back and forth a lot. In this interview Jim gives his side from beginning to end the problem he has with Vince Russo. Next article we will try to get Vince Russo’s side on Jim Cornette.

Ronnie Garvin Shoots On Dusty Rhodes

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“Hands Of Stone” Ronnie Garvin is a former AWA, NWA, and WWF superstar and wrestler. In 1987 Ronnie Garvin had the win of his career by beating the “Nature Boy” Ric Flair for the NWA title. Garvin lost it only two months later at Starrcade 87. The reason why he had such a short stint as champion was due to Crockett wanting Ric Flair to win the title at Starrcade and in order to win it he had to lose it first. So Ronnie was 42 at the time and decided that if he was going to win a major world title now is the time.

After winning the NWA World Title Garvin went on to feud with The Varsity Club with Kevin Sullivan. He turned heel shortly after that by hitting Dusty Rhodes and preventing him from winning Windham’s US Title. Shortly after that Garvin went on to the World Wrestling Federation. Garvin had several encounters with Greg Valentine that made up most of his time in the WWF. Shortly after he started wrestling on the independents.

In this interview with Hannibal TV Ronnie gives his true opinion on Dusty Rhodes. What few people knew about Dusty was that he was the head booker for Crockett Promotions (The National Wrestling Alliance). Ronnie tells us what it was like with Dusty booking the show. If you think its another story of how great Dusty was, your wrong. Ronnie doesn’t have a very high opinion of the way Dusty ran the card. Listen below and tell us what you think.