Friday, January 25, 2013

Running The Ropes Featuring Paul London Interview 1-24-13


http://archive.org/download/RunningTheRopes1-24-13/Rtr1-24-13.mp3

This week on Running The Ropes, Brian is feeling the red and gold for the Super Bowl! Chris couldn't care less and goes into soccer talk.

In the news this week, WWE is trying to make The Miz the next Ric Flair and we can definitely see the evidence. Also, WWE is trying to get Brock Lesnar to feud with CM Punk or Randy Orton once they agree on a new contract.

This week, former two-time WWE Tag Team Champion Paul London joins Maveric for an interview talking about his career including working with Brock Lesnar.

All this and much more on Running The Ropes, the official podcast of the Unchained Wrestling Network and a part of the SNS Radio Network!

You can catch Paul London on Family Wrestling Entertainment's No Limits iPPV at www.fwewrestling.com and on WWN at www.wwnlive.com on February 16th starting at 7:00pm EST with London taking on former tag team partner Brian Kendrick for a number one contender's spot for the FWE Tri-Borough Title later in the evening.

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The Truth Behind Recent "Hart Legacy Wrestling" Show


The following was sent in by Jeff Jackson who worked as the commutator for the event:

I have kept my silence long enough and now its time to uncover the truth of what happened at the Hart Legacy Wrestling Resurrection show on friday the 18th will now come to the light.

I Jeff Jackson have officially resigned as a member of the broadcast team of HLW and will not be associated with Hart Legacy Wrestling any further. During the Intermission of the show Mr. Oniston informed Spencer Tapley the Head of Media Relations and Talent that he would be unable to pay the Talent. I wanna give Kudos to the guys that went out in the main event and risked their lives to perform knowing that a payday would not be given at the end of the night and to Pete Wilson who was rushed to the ER after suffering a shoulder injury and who may not work for a while as a result.

After the show a meeting was held with all talent so that John Oniston could explain why no one was getting paid. John asked for forgiveness and promised a bonus of $100 to all talents and that he would have the funds by 1-22-13. I took John Oniston at his word and so did all the boys and girls who worked the show only to be given excuse after excuse.Most of the talent work other jobs and a fair number of them took a day off to be a part of the show myself included , some even paid out of their pocket last minute for show neccesities and of course were not reimbursed.

As of 1-24-13 Talent were told it will be next week once again on a tuesday....Stu Hart left a Legacy in the pro wrestling business and so many wrestlers made a name coming out of the Dungeon and through Stampede Wrestling. I find it disgusting that the Hart name is associated with this and it appears that stiffing your talent will be what Hart Legacy Wrestling leaves in its wake.I want to aplogize to the masses who attended the show and believed that a New Wrestling promotion could work in Calgary....you all did your part and The boys and girls thank you for that, Both John Oniston and Stacy Angel have screwed you all out of the future shows and tarnished the Hart name.

I have worked for several independant promotionsin both the US and Canada over the years ...some for free , some at least paid something ...HLW paid with broken promises . I only hope that those owed money get what they have coming to them ....and to Stacy and John, I really hope you get whats coming to you.
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