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Eric Bischoff Explains Why He Can’t Wrap His Head Around Bray Wyatt Portraying Sister Abigail

The latest episode of former WCW President Eric Bischoff’s podcast Bischoff on Wrestling was released, for free, just now!

You can find a portion of Eric’s comments transcribed below.

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On Bray Wyatt possibly playing the role of Sister Abigail himself:

EB: It’s not my kind of story. It kind of reminds me, to a degree, of what we did with Abyss when we turned him into that lawyer Joseph Park. The alter-ego kind of thing is, eh, look, some people like it. You are asking me what I think? It’s not my kind of story because it’s not the kind of story that allows me, even at the most subconscious level after a six-pack, to go, “Wow, this could be true!” Unless a character, story or element has at least some degree, in my wildest imagination, that it could at it’s essence true it’s hard for me to wrap my head around and get excited. That doesn’t mean that a lot of other people won’t dig it. A thing I like about Bray Wyatt is that to me he is a real character. He’s a real guy. He’s not a garbageman or a clown or psychopathic dentist or whatever other character that is often so popular. He’s a real guy. That’s it.

Eric Bischoff Says WWE Should Have Let Bullet Club Actually Invade RAW, ‘Go Westside Story On Them!’

On this week’s Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing a few pro wrestling news stories. Including:

  • The possibility that Bray Wyatt could play Sister Abigail
  • Shayna Baszler signing with WWE
  • The potential for a lot more UFC fighters to transition to WWE
  • Shane McMahon’s failed legal cannabis investment
  • Lance Russell’s passing

“This Week In Bischoff History” features Eric taking a look back at the September 29, 1997 edition of WCW Monday Nitro.

Nick wraps up the show by asking Eric a variety of questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • The GFW circus
  • What, if any, comic books that Eric likes
  • WWE’s recent low attendance numbers
  • The Big Green Egg
  • What would have happened if WWF had gone out of business during the Monday Night War
  • The timing of Hogan and the NWO
  • The story behind the change of the WCW logo