The Pro Wrestling Stories Podcast

Brian Pillman - How He Worked The Workers and Made Himself a Superstar

May 18, 2020 ProWrestlingStories.com
The Pro Wrestling Stories Podcast
Brian Pillman - How He Worked The Workers and Made Himself a Superstar
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Brian Pillman - How He Worked The Workers and Made Himself a Superstar
May 18, 2020
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Brian Pillman and his “Loose Cannon” gimmick was the talk of the wrestling business in 1996, with everyone from promoters, fans, dirt-sheet journalists, and the wrestlers themselves all discussing what was real and what was part of Brian’s character. He managed to play the management of ECW, WCW, and WWF against each other, thus securing himself the first-ever WWF guaranteed contract in the process. This is the story of how The Loose Cannon pulled it all off. 

Read this story and many more like it on ProWrestlingStories.com, your daily source of nostalgia and a peek behind the curtain wall of wrestling’s past! 

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Follow Chris Toplack (host / producer): @christoplack, Cory Rivard (host / video editor): @coryrivard, and JP Zarka (executive producer / "the man behind the curtain"): @jpzarka. 

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Show Notes

Brian Pillman and his “Loose Cannon” gimmick was the talk of the wrestling business in 1996, with everyone from promoters, fans, dirt-sheet journalists, and the wrestlers themselves all discussing what was real and what was part of Brian’s character. He managed to play the management of ECW, WCW, and WWF against each other, thus securing himself the first-ever WWF guaranteed contract in the process. This is the story of how The Loose Cannon pulled it all off. 

Read this story and many more like it on ProWrestlingStories.com, your daily source of nostalgia and a peek behind the curtain wall of wrestling’s past! 

Follow Pro Wrestling Stories on Facebook: @prowrestlingstories, Twitter: @pws_official, Instagram: @prowrestlingstories, and on YouTube: @prowrestlingstories. 

Follow Chris Toplack (host / producer): @christoplack, Cory Rivard (host / video editor): @coryrivard, and JP Zarka (executive producer / "the man behind the curtain"): @jpzarka. 

PWSTees.com - Your favorite pro wrestling stories, on a tee! Don't forget to use promo code PODCAST to get an additional 10% off your order!