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We are live on the sports byline broadcasting network wrestling observer live on this Saturday and if I sound different it's because I'm doing the show over the W._W._e.. Network update no I'm not I'm actually on location in Portland Oregon the home of playboy buddy rose and Dutch savage and for a time Rowdy Roddy Piper breath on location this week <hes> so if it sounds a little different that's because we're taking the show on the road but still you can still call one eight hundred eight seven eight play one eight hundred eight seven eight seven five two nine wrestling observer server live here on the Saturday was joking about the w deputy network APP but man everything. I see on twitter because I'm on the road here. I haven't had time to check it out but everything that I see on twitter to sounds like it is he's a mess sounds like people have lost features and they can't find things and there's just sounds like a lot of times with updates. It's like they should put things in Beta I but we're on our way to a tiered system system one of the many things that we've talked about this week and the W._W._e.. Earnings report and earnings press conference that they did for investors this week and it's interesting all of the money things all of the money indicators are down but social media is up happen. Isn't that what really matters speaking of that you can follow me on social media at Jim Valley now. I don't have texting ability like Bryan. Alvarez does during the week and tomorrow but you can if you want to ask questions and interact with me you can do it at Jim. Valleys Alex you can tweet me right now on twitter and I can answer your questions or you can give a call as I mentioned one eight hundred eight seven eight play a lot of things to talk about today. We can talk about the smack Ville special from Nashville W._W._e.. Network tonight tonight you can react to the G one. Only one person in the Abe lock is now undefeated civil talk about that as well plus Lance Archer still having a great g one climax we can talk about that as well we could talk about <hes> Portland wrestling if you want. There's there's tons of things to talk about <hes> we can talk about <hes> the fighting spirit unleashed and what and much much more so give us a call one eight hundred eight seven eight lay Jim Valley Wrestling Observer Server Lives Sports byline broadcasting network no an ad from dad all right save money on car insurance when you bundle home and auto with progressive right what is this is wow. Where did you get this? I'm talking to you with the hair yeah. Where did you get this good stuff solid? That's not veneer that solid stuff progressive can't save you from becoming your parents but we can chance if you money when you bundle home and Auto Progressive Casualty Insurance Company affiliates and other insurance discounts not available in all states or situations. 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This offer is limited to the next seventy five men who call you must act now to reserve your free dose of this breakthrough treatment. That's eight hundred nine four seven seven thirty three hundred eight hundred nine four seven thirty three hundred eight hundred nine four seven three three zero zero. You're listening to wrestling observer live on the sports byline broadcasting testing network what eight hundred eight seven eight plays seven five two nine. Jim Valley Saturday edition of Wrestling Observer live the second week. We've been doing this. I am on the road in Portland Oregon which is fun because so many of my wrestling memories my wrestling childhood was from Don Ellen's Portland territory as a matter of fact. I host the Portland Wrestle cast for subscribers at wrestling observer. You can be a subscriber and had <hes> several times a month. Maybe three times a month or so sometimes for I do the Portland wrestling cast talks about the history of the Don Owen N._W._e._a.. Territory and really I mean there are some interviews and things but not a lot of books on the Portland territory and in this podcast ear. I think that's where a lot of people consume their information and so it's a it's a nice way for you to to learn about the territory. Every time I go out people always tell me I didn't know that or oh I learned so much. It's kind of a you know a territory smaller territory but paid really well and so much talent win through obviously playboy buddy rose in Rowdy Roddy Piper but so many other people a gorgeous George started the gorgeous George Gimmick in Portland working for Don Owen the origin start there Ivan Coal Off <hes> Pat Patterson Nick Bach Winkle Mad Dog Dogfish Sean Mr Fuji So many people and then of course the legends like Jimmy Snuka and Dutch savage Piper I mentioned stand stays EAC so many people went through and probably people you didn't even know when through like Adrian Adonis and so many others but we've done some fun interviews with people like Steve Regal from the Awa he tells some great stories from the Nineteen Eighties interviewed Don Coss and Raven. And of course he was part of the nineties late eighties just a ton of stuff so it's really fun shown as a matter of fact up there right now I talked to historian Matt Farmer about a very famous car that happened right after Portland wrestling a couple years after reclosed with sandy bar where it was the only time that the late peril Aguado ever wrestled in the northwest and on that card it made so much so many headlines it got so much publicity Tonya harding was on that show show and art bar and Eddie Guerrero and we talk about that show what led up to it they did a press conference here in the area and so this was right after the Olympics so this was so many things happening the Tonya harding she was you know catchphrase at a punchline late night TV and she threw her name to help her friend Art Bar and Oh you listen to the story subscriber at Wrestling Observer Dot Com. It's Jim Valley here on the Saturday. One eight hundred eight seven they play one eight hundred eight seven play. You can call up right now and talk to US talk about all kinds of stuff happening tonight on the W._W._e.. Network if you can find it. Have you had the update for the network. I've heard a lot of people complain about it that it's it's awful. I'm here on the road and I updated it on my phone or my device disappeared from my phone. I had to go deep in the files and go find if somebody updates you get the after stays where it's at the button stays right there but for some MHM reason the W._b.. Network had to disappear and it's all part of a strategy to for tears. They're going to change it from just nine ninety nine to tears in the network. Maybe add evolve and other indies. Would you pay for more of that. I don't know that I'd upgrade just to watch like more independent content. There's there's a lot of wrestling out there and it Kinda plays into the whole controversy we have right now. Netflix Alexa lost so much value because many shows are being removed now because some of the content producers like Disney plus is coming a mini content producers are now producing their own streaming services remember a few years ago when everybody's like Oh you gotta drop cable cable so expensive. It's so much better to have Netflix or Hulu words just seven ninety nine or whatever it was a month so much cheaper than cable and then you add one more streaming service then you ed another streaming service and before you know it you really not saving any money whatsoever way the world works but now w._w._e.. Wants to add evolve to its streaming service. Maybe some other independent content and and up the price make it a tiered system again. It's like I've got new Japan their stardom world. I think there's a few others that I can't think of the top of my head and it's like maybe we're reaching the saturation point with with wrestling streaming services and of course W._W._e.. Network actually lost subscribers for one of the first times maybe the first time according to their earnings report be interesting see. What's what's going to happen but smack Ville is on tonight on the network? It's out of Nashville you know the national predators hockey team in Nashville and when they made their Stanley Cup run a few years ago <hes> the whole town was going crazy and it was called smash real so this is a take off on that smackdown in Nashville and smack Ville and it's kind of similar to the specials that they've had before like star cade in the shield's final chapter the beast in the east with brock listener and Japan so it's going to be an hour long special tonight. Kofi Kingston is going to defend the W._W._e.. Championship at Samoa Joe and Delve Ziglar in a triple threat match and Finn Ballard will face Shinsegei Nakimora in an intercontinental championship rematch from extreme rules and there's going to be a musical performance segment and from Elias so what's that GonNa be like some sort of comedy. Someone GonNa come out. Who's I think Johnson is already confronted? Alliance who else could come out. Could it be a a front for the twenty four seven title. Maybe may they're going to do a big goofy. The thing with the twenty four seven championship trying to think who could be thin ballard would not been valor. Could it be Bray Wyatt coming out in the mask and laying out Elias. Maybe possibly it's it's hard to say David. Smack Ville is tonight on the the W._W._e.. Network what eight hundred eight seven eight play one eight hundred eight seven eight seven five two nine Jim Valley on the sports byline broadcasting network last night the g one climax climax continues on and building toward the undefeated matchup between Canada and Kazuko Okada and no big surprise Kanta Lost Okada beat Kenta last last night in the Abe lock but are supposed to be a pretty good match and that's the thing about new Japan pro wrestling that we talked about last week is just even if someone loses they can still have that fighting spirit and lose as well and still impress people and get over other than I can W._W._e.. Where it's like you lose chances are you're a geek so can't even though he's no longer undefeated? He's now four and one in his block he still I think he's the rehabilitating him. They have him on board. They're trying to rehabilitate him and it looks like it's working. He's looked he looked. He's looked really good but I mean Okada has got to be the guy and he's got to stay undefeated defeated or at least very close to undefeated probably up until the very end because you're building for Tokyo Dome whoever is going to challenge Okada at Tokyo Dome. Will it be Jon. Moxley Jon moxley still undefeated in the in the G one. That'll be that'll be interesting other matches last night. We'll Osprey defeated. A bad luck followed by disqualification after interference from Jaro Evil defeated Zack Sabre junior and it's on Ohashi defeated Sonata but Lance Archer looked good in in his match against it. I believe it was Coda Bucci and they even traded Camaguey gays and even the lance archery's winning every match it still impressive and you know I do the Pacific Rim pro wrestling podcast with the Foamy Cites L. my partner in crime on the Observer for observers subscribers matter of fact he was at <hes> total con- last night the famous wrestling store the huge wrestling store in Japan with the Joe Milenko talking about the god of wrestling Karl Gotch and a bunch of fans came in but he thinks that Lance Archer is sort of going to be Lebron's Stroman type of character now going forward in new Japan bro Wrestling and Lance Archer is really reinvented himself shelf. I forgot he's been around a long time and it T._N._A.. And W._W._e.. In the E C W version on W._W._e.. And yes it's cool that a guy like him has has reinvented himself and found found new life. 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I know it's been rough going ever since people found out about your acapella group mad harmony but you will bounce back. I mean you're the guy I always helping people find coverage options with the name your price tool. It should be you giving me the pep talk now. Get out there hit that high note and take mad harmony all the way to nationals this year sorry it was pitchy Progressive Casualty Insurance Company and affiliates price and coverage match limited limited by State Law. You're listening to wrestling observer live on the sports byline broadcasting network and it's your valley Saturday edition wrestling observer live one eight hundred eight seven they play or you can tweet me at Jim Valley matter of fact I tweet here. Someone who lives in the Boston area said yesterday my dream came true. I was able to purchase a ringside seat for the new Japan show and low Massachusetts the Boston area breath continue still doesn't seem real that they are coming to Boston of places first time seeing new Japan live. That's going to be a great shell. I'm new Japan to such a great job with live events and last week I talked about ring of honor and when you're on the radio sometimes you you do some hyperbole. That's that's kind of the name of the game and jokingly when I was doing my teases I talked about how ring of honor drew flies to the Hammerstein Ballroom Hammerstein Hammerstein ballroom. Probably I'm not a New York. I'm in Portland but anyway they didn't even sell out and someone tweeted I mean they were ninety. Percent Full and then we get to the observer they were not ninety percent full they were about two thirds full and considering they had fifteen hundred tickets to sell and they sold about a thousand tickets. That's that's not a good sign fined for ring of honor when the last event they did in New York they had whatever it is fifteen thousand twelve thousand paying customers seeing them at the G. One super card and then a few months slater when they're come back to New York City for a shell. They can't even draw ten percent of that crowd. That's a that's a bad sign so don't be mad at me when I point out the obvious but there's something wrong with ring of honor and it's reiterated now because tickets for new Japan's fighting spirit unleashed events Hammerstein ballroom sold out twenty three hundred arena in Philadelphia sold out and then just a few tickets left for the Lowell Massachusetts show on September twenty seventh but in typical new brand fashioned. They don't have a card yet because what they're going to put on on the twenty eight twenty nine hundred twenty seventh affects the is affected by the booking. They're doing now sell. That's just kind of the new Japan way that they don't like to let the cat out of the bag or play their hand but I'm sure whatever's going to be in those arenas on those nights whatever's happening right now I will play into what matches and things you're going to see on those shows but we do know that Okada's going to be there on Ohashi Nitel at Bucci there featured on the graphic for the three show tour but again I think it does I'd say something about what's wrong with ring of honor when the people that shared the G. One super card with them can sell out a New York City but ring of honor can't and I just think that you know I think they're doing one thing right. It's obvious that ring of honor is doing slow bill to rush. Maybe challenging Matt's haven obviously with the announcement that he's going to be fighting Dalton Castle at their upcoming supercar Arthur summer show that the doing a slow build for something and that's that's good too often things are rushed in modern professional wrestling but I don't know man they they need to do something this the sports entertainment style Al Booking and some of the disjointed things with ring of honor and it's just it's not working and considering their financial backing with sinclair. Something needs to happen with ring of honor. Don't shoot the Messenger. I'm just telling you that's that's the way it is and the fact that new Japan was able to sell out should tell you something and I'm sure it's not lost on ring of honor but they need to they need to do something they just feel. They feel T._N._A.. Like don't they it feels like Ridvan or pioneered a lot of the wrestling that we're seeing today with with a w and with pro wrestling guerrilla and just a very serious style where wins and losses matter and exports focused type of product and they've completely gone away completely but they've got a lot of way from that and it just seems like like they're kind of like where it's obvious that the audience wants one thing. They're delivering kind of another and hopefully they can find their way but it may be too late. It may be the fact that A._W._S.. Filled that niche and new Japan is filled that niche and maybe ring of honor has through their own strategies bad strategies kind of been squeezed out of those niches that they started they kind of carved out that niche and maybe they've sort of like musical chairs they've gotten up and all the chairs had been filled in that area and I don't know that there's much thirst for the product that they're doing right now. That's just my thought you can give your thoughts to at one eight hundred eight seven one eight play wrestling observer live valley on a Saturday edition one eight hundred eight seven eight seven five two nine. You can also tweet me at Jim Valley one mentioned some birthdays today a triple h fifty years old incredible. You got to wonder when there's an article in variety this week where someone said Vince McMahon needs to get out of the way for the W._W._e.. To succeed and obviously frustrations with W._W._e.. Booking and I've talked about him here that I'm tired of the starting and stopping and things like Nakimora it's like he's on a big run and then he's not and that he disappears and then he comes back and Bobby's intercontinental champion again and I love Nakimora but as a fan of Nakimora. What's the story line there? How could I follow that? There's nothing there to follow. It's just confusing to me into the average fan and there's something to that story story that yeah there's problems with the booking but I don't know that that article offers anything that just sort of that common knowledge wisdom as opposed to what could and should happen. I kinda wonder when Vince eventually passes on and even though Vince thinks he's invincible he will eventually i. I'm going to do the wrestling observer radio for subscribers Dave meltzer tonight after the A._F._C.. Pay Per view and maybe we'll get a chance NANCE talk about if Wall Street does have confidence in triple h because for the time being it felt like they were letting triple h be the face of the company and lead things like Inex- and things to kind of assure Wall Street that eventually intially when the torch has passed that the company was in safe hands because to Wall Street you know triple h doesn't have an M._B._a.. He didn't go to a major college and some of those things that they look at as important criteria. Triple H doesn't have and it just doesn't feel lately like they're building him up anymore. It's kind of weird but happy fiftieth birthday to triple h also celebrating a birthday today Nick Jackson he's thirty is that crazy to accomplish all that he and his brother of accomplished by the age of thirty. That's it's just remarkable. I know some people are traditionalist S- and they don't like the young bucks style but regardless you have to respect all the young bucks and Nick and Matt of accomplished and cody of accomplished their marketing and their identity marketing just just just incredible and it's GonNa be interesting with with a e W and with the announcements at the Turner up fronts this week I gotta say I loved that picture that T._v.. Guide took of all of them together. They're all wearing suits and they all look young and upwardly mobile and there's diversity in the picture and they're not like you know member like eighties wrestling pictures like they'd all be like you know someone being a side headlock or they'll be making a scowling face and I just love that picture that it looked dignified and it makes it look professional and regardless of how a w does in the ratings if it succeeds if it fails are just loved the image to the casual fan who is probably thumbing through magazines or giving you know the T._v.. Guide website and saw that picture at least even if they didn't read the article I thought that was a nice look for professional wrestling and I really appreciate the professionalism that <hes> a w at least showed for the for the for the up fronts a couple of other birthdays real quick. Doll Ziegler is thirty nine today of course he's going to be challenging Kofi. Hey It's Mac Ville for his various birthday tonight in Nashville it's weird with Dolph Ziglar thirty-nine today. I would have guessed that he shared a birthday was Shawn Michaels also celebrating birthday today Shannon Morris Forty. Isn't that crazy Shannon Morris forty seems eternally young to me. It's and it's also weird that Shannon Moore is older than Dolf ziglar also celebrating a birthday. The Raging Bull Manny Fernandez he sixty sixty five Greg Ganja is seventy one and in honor of me being here in Portland Oregon today Matt Borne local legend joint the clown also son of tough Tony Board and other Portland legend he would have been sixty two years old today you have seen tonight. You Have C.. Two Forty on paper view at again. If you're a subscriber to wrestling observer I'll be doing wrestling observer aradio tonight Dave Meltzer. I'm sure we'll talk about new Japan will talk about W._W._e.. And we'll talk about tonight's paper view with the main card featherweight champion Max Holloway taking on Frankie Edgar also Chris Chris Cyborg Cyborg. I should say taking on Felicia Spencer Geoff Diehl and Nico Price and other show other matches tonight but it should be a pretty good show. I mean Max Holloway Chris Cyborg. That's kind of a draw these days as and it's so hard to follow U._F._C.. I don't know about you but it just feels like every weekend. There's some sort of you have see advantage. I just I just don't have the appetite I feel like they've really kind of burned earned out me and the audience and things I just don't feel like like it's I don't know I feel like I could miss these these events and that's just kind of one of the things that happens when there's so much of the market what eight hundred eight seven eight played major ballots Saturday edition of the wrestling observer live on the sports byline broadcasting network. 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I'm a sports byline broadcasting network Saturday vision wrestling observer live Jim Valley one eight hundred seventy play here in Portland Oregon sports arena converted bowling alley where for years over a decade almost about twenty years or so fans would file in each and every Saturday to see the Royal Kangaroos Bull Ramos von Steiger Brothers Playboy Buddy rose rose and was Scou- Sqi Billy Jack Haynes Rip Oliver and so many others it's now at church and my friend Rich Patterson who often as a guest on my Portland Wrestle cast for subscribers wrestling observer ever go to youtube he walks you through the church and kind of walks you through where everything was what it was a sports arena but you can find that on youtube if you ever want to see what the sports arena looks like now and every now and then on his fans of Portland Wrestling facebook page you'll see people who stop by the Church just to get a picture with in front of the old Portland sports arena a converted bowling alley and so obviously you've bowling alleys. You know the the roofs are not that high and sometimes a Dutch savage was pretty tall. He's probably six three something like that. A couple of times in the history of the Portland sports arena someone someone would take a backdrop and their feet hit the lights and knock out one of the lights that happened in one or two times in Portland because the ceiling just wasn't very toto because it's an old it was an old bowling APP memories what eight hundred eight seven eight play one eight hundred eight seven eight play or you can tweet me at Jim Valley on the Saturday edition of Wrestling Observer live two matches confirmed for a raw plus A. Roman reigns Samoa Joe Segment confirmed for this Monday already announced for raw. It's going to be Seth Rollins taking on Adult Ziglar and raw women's champion Becky Lynch will take on Alexa Bliss in a non title match plus a Samoan Summit. Can they say that these days well they did a simone summit where <hes> Roman reigns its MOA job will hash out their differences for Monday night raw and of course rollins is going to be challenging for Brock Listeners Universal Championship at Summer Slam and their stories out there that dull ziglar is going to be facing Goldberg Summer Slam. I guess I I I mean doves ziglar. I mean say what you will he could definitely probably you know Create Movement for Goldberg at a Summer Slam matchup and I don't know we'll see what see what happens Dolf Ziglar Goldberg. It's probably a way to reheat Goldberg for somebody else. Maybe in the future I mean I don't see them giving dull ziglar a win over Goldberg but could be yeah yeah I don't I don't I just don't see any thoughts on that. One eight hundred eight seven eight played or you can tweet me on twitter actor Jim Valley. I don't have the texting <hes> that's just for Brian. So if you WANNA leave me a message you can do so right now at Jim. Valley were Iran for about the next <hes> seventeen minutes or so here on the Saturday edition of Wrestling Observer live member last week with the raw reunion we talked about that and everybody was very excited. Matter of fact <hes> one of the College Tim for Miami he predicted that it would do about two point nine and consistently did about three million people the biggest raw rating of the year and no major angles nothing just feel good moments of creating memories putting smiles on faces which is what W._W._e.. Does and what are the things. It didn't even occur to me last week was of course they're going to do it on last Monday. Because they had the investors call last week so that way they can come off good luck. We had our biggest rating ever for for investors so that's why they did it in the summertime and kind of maybe you know used a lot of the quiver arrows in their quiver before the big debut on Fox with smackdown this fall but I guess I guess that makes sense to to quell any investors. They can point to a good metric. Look we're on a roll. We got our our biggest rating ever but somebody pointed something out and it's true how the bar is different for Stone Cold Steve Austin. Everybody Raved Dave. Oh my gosh don't cold came out and he drank his beer and he gave a speech and it was awesome but really Steve Austin does the exact same thing every time he comes out every time it comes out. It's the same aim segment. It's the exact same thing and no one ever says anything about it we just I guess we're just so happy to see him. There's just so much goodwill for Steve Austin. You know you hear Kevin Nash. She does the same thing every time or Goldberg does the same thing every time or Hulk Hogan is just GonNa pose and save rather. Maybe it's because Steve Austin is more strategic in his appearances. I don't know maybe because he saved for the last segment consistently recently and Steve Austin isn't going to be seen with more than likely isn't going to be seen with Santino or anywhere around the twenty four seven championship. He's pretty protective about everything. Maybe that's why he's able to get away with a phone call right now. Let's go to the line. Is that right one eight hundred eight seven eight play. You're on with Jim Valley on wrestling observer live. I thought I heard you say that. He was in Scotland at my ear. I thought I thought I heard him say that no problem but we can talk. If you want to give a call at one eight hundred eight seven eight play your opinion on Steve Austin European on the raw reunion. Do you figures would you think it was worth. It was a disappointment the next next time they play that card and they will play that card particularly with the Fox show coming up. You got to wonder if how long they can keep going to that well oh before it dries up and a lot of people were critical saying Oh. It's the same people we see the same people every time we see D._X.. Every time we see Steve Austin every time we see the the devers and and everything thing it's like how how new will that be if they try to do it on Fox although with the Fox debut there's rumors that they want to get the rock and it is in L._A.. So certainly possible he's very busy and there's even and not be observer. Don't think is reported this but I've seen on some some other websites. Take base with a grain of salt. There are some rumors that there's discussions with president trump. I know the McMahon's are very tight and obviously Linda was a member of his cabinet but they have been really careful with that. Because with any politician they can be very polarizing. You don't want to alienate your audience particularly when there's studies and surveys that say that wrestling fans tend to be less conservative and lean more liberal than your your average audience in your average sports audience which kind of crazy all right we do have a call we got <hes> Orion Ryan what's going on with <hes> Jim Valley over live heavy question about Portland wrestling for you <hes> back in the early nineties there was arrested. It's really click the duster stallone in the ended up in like a wrestling school around here the same with a join Rambo anything about him because he wrestled the grappler a lot and I think he is the one that got rid of L.. Madero and Ricky Santana and Lizard leaves town. I need to get a hold about Alma drill for the are not eligible. Get hold of John Rambo for the Portland Wrestle cast. Are we going to break Scott here music. Okay just making sure maybe it's <hes> interference here over so John Rambo <hes> interesting story so in the ninety s in the late eighties there was issues with the Portland boxing and wrestling commission. They were really really stringent <hes> to Portland and they really caused a lot of problems Portland business ah they played in and they put in a lot of rules that were really hard for sandy bar and there was a big fight well. They believe that someone was stitching off the commission because the commission knew a lot of things before could happen and Jesse Barr who is sandy bars son. You Know Jimmy Jack Funk. He got offered one day. John Rambo was the <unk> student and they were having this match in the Portland Sports Arena in Fort Working as he barred John Pampa were match and out of Nowhere Jesse Large Nails John Ramp. Oh and I think it just rope is now and they just started beating him up and then on microphone they said something to the effect of that's what happened with Stu so there was a feel shoot over that this day John Rambo has deny I do and I've never heard any store he's probably he was ever stooge but the bars that we at faith of how off ramp up front of the hands of that tight act. Worked for the both John Ramp Portland rest snort maybe that's why he teach shoot fighting at his school and even had actually is like a championship for was actually Ashley Rule Like U._F._C. Fighting I need to I need to. I need to look him up. I mean he was. He may be a tough guy. I don't really know much about him. He was certainly in good condition but I mean when you're expecting to work a match and then suddenly out of nowhere you get blindsided. You know that's GonNa that's GonNa hurt any guy no matter ironing man or woman no matter how tough they are just just as I think it was just right in the nose and I it was it was really stamped and and again they got on the microphone and said you know that's what you get for being a stooge so I should see still in your areas. is she still Maryland. I believe listen Egger sandwiches about an hour away. I think he was working as a cook. I think he's sort of tuned out on the wrestling when school think he's getting up there on age. I think someone else might be running that now 'cause he runs the national wrestling like but I think he handed down to someone to run that from now on we'll yeah I mean this was early nineties so you know he's probably probably upper fifties. Maybe sixty ish somewhere in there. Maybe a little bit older so yeah that would make sense but yeah that's thanks for reminding me of that I'll have to I'll have to look that up yeah the during that time in Portland wrestling they they couldn't do chair shots even worked chair shots there is there were there were just a ton of rules it was it really got very personal between Sandy Bar and the Oregon boxing and wrestling commission as a matter of fact sandy b bar to try to work around it he stopped charging people admission to the to the wrestling to get into the arena and charged people like twelve dollars a car for parking so he was saying that this was a Free Exhibition Sebatian so the commission doesn't need to be here. We're charging for parking that didn't last very long but there were all kinds of things like that that happened in a lot of people being accused of being a stooge and to be honest not to name names. They're still to this day a lot of bad blood and a lot of bad feelings between people because some people sided with the commission and other people's that Oh you're going against the boys and you're going against wrestling and it was a really very tense time with wrestling and boxing and things like that and that's why sandy bar eventually had to leave the Portland sports arena and go run in Vancouver Washington in the latest Portland Wrestle Cast Matt Farmer and I kind of talk about that a little bit kind of touch on it. That's why the big card on your harding and Conon and Barrel of WTO and Eddie Guerrero and art bar ended up being it the Clark County fairgrounds across the river in Vancouver Washington because they were just so many problems with the boxing and wrestling commission at that time that it just wouldn't have been feasible by that time there was just a lot of lot of ad bluff. Thanks Ryan Yeah. 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