1 hr 6 min

Podcaster Conrad Thompson on promoting Ric Flair’s last match and Vince McMahon retiring from WWE Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

    • Sports

Episode 226 features Conrad Thompson, the preeminent wrestling podcast host in the United States and the promoter of  “Ric Flair's Last Match" which features 11 matches from promotions across the globe that will air July 31on PPV and FITE.TV from The Fairgrounds in Nashville, TN. In this podcast, Thompson discusses how he came to put together the promotion for the 73-year-old Flair, his father-in-law; creating the wrestling convention Starrcast V which will emanate from Nashville from July 29 to 31; how pro wrestling talent gets booked for events; what Flair’s doctors have said about a 73-year-old being part of a wrestling show; blurring the lines on his podcast network to promote this event; how he views McMahon stepping down from his job as the company’s board investigates allegations of misconduct against him; WWE revising financial statements to reflect hush-money payments; his relationship with AEW head Tony Khan; his relationship with the people who have worked for McMahon including Bruce Prichard, his podcast partner, and his sister in law, Ashley, who wrestlers as Charlotte Flair; whether we think WWE will sell and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.

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Episode 226 features Conrad Thompson, the preeminent wrestling podcast host in the United States and the promoter of  “Ric Flair's Last Match" which features 11 matches from promotions across the globe that will air July 31on PPV and FITE.TV from The Fairgrounds in Nashville, TN. In this podcast, Thompson discusses how he came to put together the promotion for the 73-year-old Flair, his father-in-law; creating the wrestling convention Starrcast V which will emanate from Nashville from July 29 to 31; how pro wrestling talent gets booked for events; what Flair’s doctors have said about a 73-year-old being part of a wrestling show; blurring the lines on his podcast network to promote this event; how he views McMahon stepping down from his job as the company’s board investigates allegations of misconduct against him; WWE revising financial statements to reflect hush-money payments; his relationship with AEW head Tony Khan; his relationship with the people who have worked for McMahon including Bruce Prichard, his podcast partner, and his sister in law, Ashley, who wrestlers as Charlotte Flair; whether we think WWE will sell and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.

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1 hr 6 min