I probably have about eight hours a week in research for Bruce, and four hours for Tony. Following her marriage to Conrad, he adopted her daughter and in fact, the father-daughter duo shares a great relationship as well. You've got all the big city stuff you need, not too far away from Huntsville. Miranda Gordy is the current torchbearer of the Gordy family name in wrestling. Conrads podcast empire includes podcasts with Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Kurt Angle, Eric Bischoff, Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross, and Jeff Jarrett. So how does a mortgage lender in Huntsville, Alabama become host of one of the most popular wrestling podcasts in the world? Eventually I do believe there will be some opportunity that floats down the line for both Tony and Bruce, and theyll ride off into the sunset and do something for professional wrestling. If and when this happens it will be sad for fans (though Id be excited to see either one back in professional wrestling), but I wouldnt expect that to be last we hear from Conrad Thompson. It humanizes it a bit more. It's like a male soap opera now, but back then it was almost like a live-action cartoon. Instead, she opened the show by singing America The Beautiful.. Apart, Thompson makes a significant salary from the podcast he hosts. In-depth analysis. They probably thought it was a phase I would grow out of, and I did. Mike Awesome theorized in a 2003 HighSpots interview that his mishandling in WCW, where he was recast as the Fat Chick Thriller and That 70s Guy, was a punishment from Vince Russo for being too close of kin to Hulk Hogan after Hulk walked out of WCW after Bash at The Beach in 2000. Buy newspaper front pages, posters and more. The worst is when they call him "The Podfather". Ugh. Moving over to WCW whilst ECW World Champion, recommended interview on The Genius Cast podcast, big personality in the wrestling world today, Growing Up The Daughter of a Wrestling Heel, 5 Wrestling Families That Went Through Tragedy and Darkness, Kayfabe in Professional Wrestling | 8 Stories Fans Shouldnt Know, Disclaimer, Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Disclosure. It's two guys sitting at a bar, telling stories. According to Bruce Prichard on his podcast Something to Wrestle, the original plan was for the behemoth to actually become Sheik Tugboat, an Iraqi sympathizer set to challenge Hogan at WrestleMania for the world title. In the team of Jesse and Festus, Jesse Dalton (Ray) was depicted as the handler of the mentally challenged Festus. And the actual shows are about five hours. While figuring out how to display the robe, Conrad looked into getting a replica belt to display with it. I don't have a shrine to Bobby Eaton in my house, so that's a step in the right direction. After a long-running feud with Judy Martin, including a bout at the 1989 Royal Rumble, the lack of star power was obvious, with Robin not defending the belt at WrestleMania 5. Nashville Mayor John Cooper declared July 31 Ric Flair Day., READ: WOOOO! I was all about it. "They say there's never a great time to have children, you know, it just happens. But the circumstance with Becky Lynch ? Besides, she also had an uncredited role in a TV special Royal Rumble in 2002. The two biggest influential moments in the industry, in his opinion, were when WWE bought WCW and when the WWE became a publicly traded company. A large part of that success goes to Conrad who, on top of his regular day job of running a mortgage business, manages to spend easily at least 10+ extra hours a week doing research, watching event topics, and then recording the actual podcast. This helps us provide free content for you to enjoy! Occasionally when I'm overwhelmed with real life world or when I have to travel, I will call in for some backup research help. This led him to Memphis belt maker Dave Millican. The realization that so much of it that we do as being a big deal is really not that big a deal. Jerry Lawler with his son, the late Grandmaster Sexay Brian Christopher. The response isnt always welcoming, however. By 1990, the belt was deactivated and not brought back for nearly four years. Do you ever get genuinely frustrated with Bruce, or is it just heightened for the sake of the podcast? Wrestling greats like Bret Hart, The Undertaker and Mick Foley sat ringside and congratulated Flair at the end of the match before he took to the mic to thank the fans. Thank You To Everyone Who Believed In Me! I haven't talked to her, blah, blah, blah. For some, it even led to punishment backstage. Although Mike Awesome and Hulk Hogan arent directly related, Awesome is first cousins withMichael Bollea (Horace Hogan of WCW fame), whilst Michael is the nephew of Terry Bollea (Hulk Hogan). I do enjoy the product, but I feel like I'm in a place in my life where I just don't enjoy it the way I might have as a kid. As we made our way north to visit my grandfather in Albertville, at the time everybody went to the video store. Neither were cartoons. It was a way to pacify a little boy for a weekend, and it worked. With 5 SmackDown womens title reigns, 4 Raw womens title reigns, a Divas title reign, and 2 NXT womens title reigns, on top of a womens tag title reign, she is the present and likely future top female star of the WWE. Ric Flair and Conrad Thompson. My Heart is Full of Love and Happiness for Both of You! On the other hand, cousin Wayne Ferris took the moniker of the King of Rock N Roll, taking inspiration from the 50s musical revolution in Memphis. The initial response to Something to Wrestle was positive and continued to gain more downloads each week. What do you remember about the first wrestling show you saw in person? He married for the second time to his wife Elizabeth Harrell, with whom he had the longest relationship. She and I have not talked about her taking any sort of extended break. I just whispered. Following the success of the Prichard podcast, Thompson would also launch "What Happened When?" In covering both the WWE/F and WCW Conrad has been able to discuss some of the most influential moments in wrestling history with the people who were a part of it. Conrad Thompson hosts the podcasts"Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard" and"What Happened When?" We were friendly, and he knew I'd done a little bit of live radio just to promote my mortgage company. What happened whenConrad pitched an idea to do a podcast to Bruce Prichard, Youre gonna laugh, but the whole idea was to sell mortgages. This was the initial thought when Conrad first talked to Bruce about doing the podcast. Conrad is a money mark. The pay-per-view event was produced and promoted by Alabamas own Conrad Thompson (Flairs son-in-law) along with David Crockett under the banner of Jim Crockett Promotions as part of Thompsons Starrcast V convention. He is a financial con and he fits right in with wrestling carnies and cons. It's small town Alabama. If he feels safe and they feel like they can keep him safe, and clearly they do, then more power to him," stated Thompson. They would hold the titles for nearly three months. On Tuesday, the wrestling legend announced daughter Megan Fliehr is engaged to his pal and wrestling commentator, Conrad Thompson. Today is a very tough day for my family and me. With the success of Something to Wrestle, another wrestling podcast was born. Thompson also runs Starrcast, a professional wrestling fan convention that features wrestlers, wrestling personalities and podcast hosts, interviews, fan activities and meet-and-greets to which die-hard fans would flock on annual basis. Ottman is married to Codys mothers sister, making Fred the uncle of Cody and the brother-in-law of the late Dusty Rhodes. In addition, he is a mortgage broker and operates his mortgage company, SAVE WITH CONARD.com. Also, he loves spending his money buying luxurious cars and properties. She has a daughter namedMorgan lee Ketzner,born in 2004, from her previous marriage to Robert Ketzner. He got back into wrestling around 2011 where he slowly but surelygot all the way in. This last foray into wrestling would end up changing Conrads life. That was really tough for me to do, but it was such a larger than life presentation. Anyways lets Hope the couple celebrates this valentine like they have never before and exchange the love and promises to each other. But at the time, I thought it was all great. As much fun as Conrad is having though, he knows that at some point the ride will likely come to an end. Caption: Megan half-younger brother Reid who died at the age of 25. So if you're not really digging everything in the product, it's because it's just not for you. She was reportedly in a relationship in the past as well. I'm doing too much. Wrestling icon Ric Flair announced on Twitter Tuesday that his daughter just got engaged. Listen to the conversation, or read an abridged version below. I'm not in the business. Like many wrestling fans, Conrad eventually started to lose interest. All told between the editing and posting, it's about 20 hours. Megan was born to parents Ric and Leslie Goodman in the 1970s, but her birthdate and year have not revealed to the public yet. On 14 February, he posted a photo of their wedding on which Megan wore a white gorgeous wedding gown whereas, Thompson wore a black suit. Both of his shows have spawned live events which happen in cities with scheduled WWE events (hey WWE, book a pay-per-view in Louisville so these guys will come). Furthermore, she appeared in WWEs Most Wanted Treasures in 2021. As part of the Natural Disasters tag team, Typhoon and Earthquake won the world tag titles once, winning the straps from Money Inc. (Ted Dibiase and Irwin R. Schyster) at a house show. Fliehr is Ric Flair's daughter. "So, I would think that maybe she's got time once she decides to hang up the boots to do all that.". The podcast was not only resonating with wrestling fans, but folks within in the industry as well. How Alabama's Conrad Thompson created one of the world's biggest wrestling podcasts. Megan has worked in several positions around the ring but never competed in active professional wrestling. I was all about some Macho King, even if he was the bad guy. Conrad represents the fan perspective, and that perspective resonates with the podcast audience. And when I ask a question, don't give me one-word answers. Conrad is on Twitter @heyheyitsconrad and the two shows are @prichardshow and @whwmonday. Ric does the To Be The Man podcast with Conrad Thompson, who is married to Ric's other daughter Megan, which means that Conrad is Charlotte's brother-in-law. I got the cue, and I made a double ax handle, raised my arms above my head, and blasted the wall. Sometimes that proves difficult. See the below tweet: He once shot himself in the leg, proceeded to dig the bullet out with a pocket knife, and still wrestled that very night! They've got to make those calls and do the best they can to keep everybody safe. Perhaps the most famous wrestler of all time, Hulk Hogan was a household name wherever he went. I've never been to broadcasting school. A Detailed Bio on Her Career, Parents, Relationship, Who Is Veno Miller? Born in Guntersville, Thompson still owns and runs 1st Family Mortgage in Huntsville, Thompson hosts the shows that have since. So, we arent sure about her age. Megan Fliehr is a mother to a daughter named Morgan Lee Ketzner. I was standing 5 or 6 inches from it as I hit it as hard as I could. Megan Fliehr has a biological brother named David Richard Fliehr, better known by his ring name, David Flair. Conrad Thompson, born on June 28, 1981, is 41 years old today, July 29, 2022. They bought the action figures for me. Bringing on co-hosts like Vince McMahon's right-hand man and "voice of wrestling" Jim Ross, Conrad brings us behind the scenes for some of the greatest moments in wrestling history. Ric and Elizabeth were married from 1983 to 2006, which his longest marriage. Ric Flair and Triple H | The Greatest Short Story in Wrestling, Undertaker and Mick Foley Hell in a Cell What Really Happened, How Insecure Are Professional Wrestlers? | Ask PWS, Wrestlings Generation Gap- Ric Flair vs. Ricochet: Then vs. Now, Ric Flair The Nature Boys Wild Night Out in the 70s, The View From the Ring: Tales from a Wrestling Referee, Roddy Piper and Ric Flair A Less Familiar Story, Titanes en el Ring Argentinas Crazy Wrestling Show, Buffalo Jim Barrier: His Shocking, Unsolved Death. Makes me sick. Shaul Guerrero is no longer wrestling, and Aiden is taking a break from the ring to pursue other interests now sharing his stories of the ring and love of whiskey on his YouTube channel Wrestling With Whiskey. Ric has four children and at least one grandchild. IRS is the father of Wyndham and Taylor Rotunda who are known better today as Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas. Mulligan has sons Kendall and Barry Windham. However, the info of her career background is not known, so its hard to predict her actual salary and net worth. No connection was ever made on television between Roberts and Robin, although Jakes wife Cheryl was part of a WWF storyline amidst his feud with Ravishing Rick Rude. Alabama always got the majority of my attention until podcasting took over my free time. If you purchase a product or register for an account through one of the links on our site, we may receive compensation. Net, Flair tied the knot to third wife Tiffany VanDenark, a fitness competitor in 2006. Tragically, however, son Reid Flair passed away prematurely in 2013. And sometimes I feel like Bruce is answering a deposition as opposed to having a conversation. The face-paint, the crazy hair, the muscles, the entrance music, the storylines. Brenda married her husband Roger just after high School and they were happily married for 54 years. Conrad Thompson, mortgage broker and wrestling superfan, brings us the five best wrestling podcasts there are and the best there ever will be. Cornard calls Morgan as Lil Baby. Currently, the family of three lives in Hunstlive, Alabama. Although her birth name is Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr, she is a succesful wrestler and has won eight times WWE Womens Champion. Cookie Settings/Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Christopher would later become Grandmaster Sexay and get fans on their feet as part of the team Too Cool alongside Rikishi and Scotty 2 Hotty. One chop and one Woo! after another, Flair put on what is presumably the final match (never say never in the wrestling business, after all), teaming with Andrade El Idolo (his son-in-law, married to Charlotte Flair) to take on Jay Lethal and Jeff Jarrett in a tag team match, refereed by Mike Chioda. Just like "All In" sold out 10,000 seats in 29 minutes, Starrcast sold out, too. She found her best friend. Hogan always seemed to be on top of whatever promotion he was in, whether the heights of 80s WWF, 90s nWo, TNA, and WWE in the 2000s. Unfortunately, Reid is no more; he died on March 29, 2013, in South Park, Charlotte, NC, because of a drug overdose. Things are going pretty well for Conrad Thompson in the podcast world. Now my daughter, she watches wrestling now like I did as a kid, and she loves it.. The couple was married from 1983 to 2006. living a married life of over 23 years. But it does feel like while everything is sort of weird, now would be the perfect time," said Thompson. He also makes frequent appearances for living tapings of the podcasts in different parts of the country. Katharine Wilder, Gene Wilder Daughter; Is She Adopted? The image was Hulk Hogan standing in a ring wearing all black with a black beard. You be the judge. "I want to hear what [Prichard and Schiavone] are going to say just as bad as you guys do. When redubbed The Honky Tonk Man in the WWF, he took his look and charisma from Elvis Presley. This, therefore, creates a complicated web of relationships as Blackjack Mulligan is Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallass grandfather, Kendall and Barry Windham are the brothers-in-law of Mike Rotunda, and Bo Dallas and Bray Wyatt are the nephews of Kendall and Barry Windham. A sports radio host invited Conrad to do a live call-in advertisement for the business. He also makes frequent appearances for living tapings of the podcasts in different parts of the country. How would you watch PPVs growing up? They married in 1971 but got divorced in 1983. As a multi-time world champion in the NWA, WCW, and WWF, the Nature Boy is generally regarded as one of if not the greatest wrestler of all time. However, a lesser-known fact is that Dusty Rhodes was the brother-in-law of Fred Ottman. They have received tweets and calls from fans who are also current wrestlers and others in the business, like Zach Ryder and Corey Graves. The wrestling legend announced daughter Megan got married to his pal, Cornard Thompson, through social media and also congratulated them back in 2018. Well, it seems like Megan and Cornard Thompson are planning to expand their family, but not very soon. And despite his newfound intimate relationship with pro wrestling, including befriending a few legends in the business, and success with podcasting, his one-time hobby has certainly taken a toll. YouTubes privacy policy is available here and YouTubes terms of service is available here. I make no bones about that," Thompson says. Thank you Nashville.#RicFlairsLastMatch pic.twitter.com/hcXnfqBRZR. I couldnt be happier for her and Conrad. Conrad Thompson to marry Ric Flair's daughter, Paige comments on neck injury, Dixie Carter comments on EC3 Angel Aramboles Jan 16, 2018 tumblr We would like to congratulate Conrad. Yeah they were really supportive. I'm always catching them, just sometimes from my den as opposed to my seat-back. So I twisted his arm and I convinced him to tape a pilot with me. Wrestling fans are typically used to most things being part of the show so its hard to cut through what is real and what isnt. It didn't matter to me if it was "real." The Wildcats' path is becoming clearer as the day goes on. The reality is, what would I do? Last is just bitter because Conrad is more successful. She is the eldest daughter of father Ric Flair and mother Leslie Goodman. Ric, 70, first marriage was Leslie Goodman. Consequently, the Alabama-born mortgage broker was now the son-in-law of the master of the Figure-4 Leglock - as well as the brother-in-law of Charlotte, David, and Reid. Whats really cool about the podcast is that you can listen to the topics then go back and rewatch the events through the WWE Network and look for the moments they talk about, such as the last WCW Nitro and other events. In fact, back on January 6, 2015, her father even made a beautiful post on his Instagram wishing her a birthday. That sounds kind of silly He probably thinks Conrad could take Cornette away. During this time, Awesome received a rare pinfall victory over Hogan in a No DQ match on Nitro amidst the New Blood vs. Millionaires Club storyline. 1988. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. They rented me the WrestleMania IV two-tape set. But I am going to push him to make a great show. That's where I'm at now and I hope this isn't the new normal, but I'm ready for it if it is, I suppose," Thompson said before being asked if his podcast business is affected in anyway by it. . They were married in 1971 and ended it in divorce in 1983. Currently rising the ranks on the independent scene is Terrys daughter, Miranda Gordy. I hope it's one that can help shape the future of podcasts a little bit. Despite having similar bleach-blonde hair, it is still surprising for some that these look-a-likes are related. We did a meet and great, and I got to meet Tom Zenk, the Z-Man. Beloved wife for 58 years, best friend and companion of the late Conrad Thompson whom predeceased Marilyn in January 2013. It was right place, right time. He can be reached by e-mail at GriffinKaye1@hotmail.com, on Twitter @GriffinKaye1, as well as on Instagram at @TheGriffinKaye and @WrestlingInTheYears. She is married to her husband Conrad Thompson. I think it was just the larger than life presentation. I don't mind him as a personality on the podcasts, but there's no such thing as an ethical lender, so yes he is undoubtedly a conman. This has been the way I've provided for my family for a long time. Around Robins title reign in the WWF, her brother Jake Roberts turned on-air from a cold and callous killer to a more sympathetic and justice-fighting warrior, feuding with Rick Rude, Andr The Giant, and the Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase. You're a big Alabama football fan, correct? Some have not been quick to embrace the curtain being pulled back. Did you ever try or want to work in wrestling in any capacity? Conrad has gone from wrestling fan to king of the wrestling podcast hill, and it has certainly been an interesting path. While her parents are no more together, she shares a great relationship with both her dad and mom. Things are going pretty well for Conrad Thompson in the podcast world. That didn't impair my enjoyment. Happy Birthday Megan! Daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret (nee Arp). Limited Ads. Whether he was a workhorse mid-carder, tag expert with nephew Chavo, Dean Malenko, Art Barr, or a top-level challenger he was always a popular attraction and incredibly talented hand in the ring. Fans might remember, for better or worse, the Undertaker vs. Undertaker main-event match at SummerSlam 1994. For about four years Conrad was disconnected from the wrestling world until the fall of 1996 when he came across an image that caused him to stop his channel surfing. Thompson, Marilyn (nee Mitchell) Peacefully, in hospital, Smiths Falls on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Marilyn Dorothy Thompson at the age of 80. T-shirts from the show pop up regularly now at WWE events. I enjoy it being my part-time hobby, but I don't know that I would want it to be a full-time living to try to promote or be a performer. They would hold the titles for five months. Now people watch and theres concern about concussion protocol and CTEand people are discussing the political side of sports like Colin Kaepernick. My beautiful daughter. And to call him a fan seems a disservice to Thompson, who's more of a pro wrestling historian with a knowledge that takes a backseat to no one who isn't technically part of the industry. What Does Megan Fliehrs Hubby Conrad Thompson Do? Megan is enjoying millions of net worth that earned by her husband, Cornard. Watching these action figures come to life settle their differences in a wrestling ring is the closest he thinks he'll ever come to any first-hand encounters with industry titans like Ultimate Warrior or Andre the Giant. Life after McMahon's exit saw his daughter Stephanie McMahon assume the role of WWE. She was born in Kansas City Missouri, the daughter of Robert and Jane (Mansfield) Conrad. [Photo: TMZ]Jerry Lawlers real-life son Brian Christopher Lawler joined the WWF in 1997 as a part of the Light Heavyweight Division. This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Megans fathers fourth marriage was with Jacqueline Beems. That's not anything people these days do. I Want to Announce The Engagement of My Beautiful Daughter Megan to My Good Friend Conrad Thompson! Flair shared on social media. Former US Express member Mike Rotunda, who would later play the role of the tax-demanding Irwin R. Schyster (IRS), is married to Barrys sister, making them brothers-in-law. [Photo: PWMania.com]Ray isnt the only child of Terry Gordy who has stepped foot into the ring. So I did middle school and high school there. I was living in Prattville at the time. Although Megans father and her three siblings tent to go their last name as Flair while she has held onto Fliehr. 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