June 27, 2019

036: The legacy of the luchadores w/ Mike Quackenbush

On the day the wrestling world plunged back to the 1990s with the news that Eric Bischoff and Paul Heyman were returning to positions of power within WWE, Dean and Liam finally sat down for their promised look back at the revolution both Paul and Eric helped facilitate within the Stateside industry: the arrival of the luchadores and subsequent mainstream acceptance of smaller performers.

And who better to join them as a special guest than the returning 'Lightning' Mike Quackenbush, renowned wrestler, trainer, author, friend of the podcast and one of the premier proponents of American-styled lucha libre? Weeks after the passing of Silver King, this very special look back at the importance of Nitro's trailblazing cruiserweight division is as poignant as it is insightful.

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