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On Monday, October 6, 2008 at 4:28 PM EST

The Big Mosh sent this recap in:


Former WWE/ECW superstar & WWE Talent Development Manager, Mike "Nova"/"Simon Dean" Bucci, was the special guest on this past week's edition (09/29/08) of Monday Night Mayhem, hosted by The Big Mosh & Blade. "Your Home Of Wrestling Radio" is officially presented by Sweet Sunshine Sauces, "the official finishing sauce of The Mayhem" (purchase three or more bottles, type in the word AWESOME, & get 25% off your purchase), and is also sponsored by: Custom Muscle, The Monster Factory, Old Time Wrestling, The History Of, &

You can feel The Mayhem live & in streaming audio every Monday night (at 8PM ET/7PM CT), exclusively on The Monday Night Mayhem Radio Network (,, &

Mike's first-ever Mayhem appearance (co-hosted by MNM's national ECW Show Correspondent/former "extreme" official, The Monster Factory's Jim Molineaux), is now available for FREE in Windows Streaming Media, or via MNM's official podcast on ITunes:

September 29th MNM Streaming Audio: click here

September 29th MNM Podcast On ITunes: click here

Here is a just a sample of what you fans can hear in Mike's hour+ interview/shoot on the show, provided by The Mayhem's host, John "The Big Mosh" Masiulionis:

Former WWE & ECW superstar, Mike Bucci, stepped into The Mayhem squared circle for a look back on his career & preview his newest venture, The former "Nova" & "Simon Dean" reunited with his former "extreme" colleague, Jim Molineaux, for the first time in many years, and Mike gave his thoughts on his respective transitions from an ECW wrestler to WWE superstar & from WWE superstar to his position within the offices of World Wrestling Entertainment. Plenty of topics were covered with The Mayhem Crew (Mosh, Blade, & Jim Molineaux) & Bucci himself, including Mike's answers to the following questions/topics:

*What are his thoughts/takes now on the talents he helped sign that have achieved WWE superstar status?

*How the internet has helped talent get hired...and fired

*Does the McMahon family get too much slack?

*Why Triple H is "the best in the world today"

*What are his takes on the WWE Wellness Policy, and does he think it has improved over the past year?

*Why Floyd Mayweather in the WWE worked better than Adam "Pacman" Jones in TNA

*Why "Wildcat" Chris Harris did not translate well as "Braden Walker" in World Wrestling Entertainment

*Why does Teddy Hart owe him $300? Did Teddy do what it took to make it in the WWE, and does he have what it takes to return?

*The inside lowdown on the weekend when Mike Awesome gave his notice to ECW, and the build-up to the now infamous Tazz vs. Mike Awesome ECW Championship Match in Indianapolis, IN

*Why the business of today cannot & will never be able to re-duplicate the energy & mystique of the original ECW

*The reason why he will never wrestle full-time again

*Why he thinks it was vital & very important for the Senate/House Of Representatives to pass the $700 bailout package

All of this & so much more! All true Extreme Championship Wrestling fans need to check out & tune into this interview, with two true "extreme" originals, courtesy of Monday Night Mayhem!

"Your Home Of Wrestling Radio" also closed out the month of September with the most in-depth preview of WWE's No Mercy PPV (presented by The History Of, as Mosh & Blade were joined by The Mayhem's WWE PPV Preview Tandem of Scott Hudson, Jim Molineaux, & Graham Cawthon to not only set the table for World Wrestling Entertainment's return to Portland, but gear up fans around the world for the debut of Smackdown on MyNetworkTV.

And if that isn't enough Mayhem for you, Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Dan Murphy joined the show to discuss the first-ever "PWI Female Top 50" magazine! And Mosh & Blade discussed Rey Mysterio's reported re-signing with the WWE, as well as the latest remarks from Kurt Angle in The UK Sun & why TNA will be using this "billboard" material for iMPACT leading into Bound For Glory.

Not enough Mosh & Blade? How about the first of two additional bonus editions of The Mayhem! The Big Mosh was joined once again by Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Dan Murphy for a special interview, courtesy of "Your Home Of Wrestling Radio." Fresh off the 2008 Ted Petty Invitational, former WWE/WCW superstar, Dave Taylor, stepped into The Mayhem squared circle! The "squire" gave his thoughts on his WWE release (and when he knew "the writing was on the wall" for him), his teaming up with William Regal & Finlay in WCW/WWE (and why he believes that both are very popular with the WWE audience today), his initial feelings of heading into the Armageddon 2006 Ladder Match (vs. MNM, Brian Kendrick/Paul London, and The Hardy Boyz) & if he feels himself/Regal surprised the office/fans with their performance, & the evolution of tag team wrestling over the past 15 years/if he believes that it is "an afterthought" today. Plus, Dave discussed his run in World Championship Wrestling & whether "the inmates were running the asylum," why he does not feel that TNA is competition to the WWE, & why fans in the United States will be seeing more of him in the months to come.

September 30th/MNM Streaming Audio:

September 30th/MNM Podcast On ITunes:

Fans around the world are anxiously anticipating the launch of "Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling" on CMT, kicking off Saturday, October 18th (@ 8PM ET/7PM CT). Former WCW President, former WWE RAW General Manager, New York Times best-selling author, & the co-executive producer/judge for the highly-talked about CCW program, Eric Bischoff, returned to "Your Home Of Wrestling Radio." In this Mayhem exclusive (and Eric's first appearance since his award-winning 2007 Wrestling Radio Awards "Media Interview Of The Year"), Eric joined Mosh & Blade, and gave all of the lowdown on "Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling" -- including the early development of the program (w/his partner, Jason Hervey), what the fans can expect from the program itself, if the WWE/TNA sees this project as competition, if he sees Hulk Hogan competing at WrestleMania XXV, & the answer to the much-discussed topic of whether or not he sees the series turning into an official traveling promotion. Would Eric work again with "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair in a reality-based project? What are Eric's takes on the current state of professional-wrestling & sports-entertainment? All of this questions & so much more are answered in this one-hour MNM special! Check out www.BHE.TV & for more details on "Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling."

October 3rd/MNM Streaming Audio:

October 3rd/MNM Podcast On ITunes:

Monday Night Mayhem will have you fans covered throughout the duration of the program, beginning this week & into the season finale of the show: One of the three special judges (in addition to Hulk & Eric)/MNM Hall Of Famer, "The Mouth Of The South" Jimmy Hart, joins the program LIVE this Monday night (October 6th/beginning at 8PM ET/7PM CT), one of the coaches for Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling, "Nasty Boy" Brian Knobbs will feel The Mayhem LIVE on Monday, October 13th, plus Eric's partner & the former star of ABC's "Wonder Years," Jason Hervey, will join Mosh, Blade, & DFL for a special exclusive interview...which will be available on The Monday Night Mayhem Radio Network on Tuesday, October 14th. And could an appearance from "The Immortal One" be close behind? Plus, tune into The Mayhem every Monday night (beginning October 20th), as the voted-off cast member of CMT's "Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling" will step into the squared circle of "Your Home Of Wrestling Radio." Head on over to & for all of the latest news, as we are your official source for the!
*All new & old Mayhem listeners can still check out the archived programs/shows of "Your Home Of Wrestling Radio" from our near seven years of audio excellence, featuring our worldwide exclusive with the cast of VH-1's "Brooke Knows Best" (Brooke Hogan, Glenn Douglas Packard, & Ashley Menendez), the official Monday Night Mayhem WrestleMania XXIV Countdown Special (w/J.J. Dillon, The Orlando Sentinel's Andrea Adelson, SLAM Wrestling's Bob Kapur, The Baltimore Sun's Kevin Eck, Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Dan Murphy, & many more), The Mayhem's WrestleMania 23 Countdown Special from Detroit's Hilton Garden Inn, the official Monday Night Mayhem Dream Reunion II On-Location Special from Kokomo, IN -- featuring: former WWE Diva search contestant Jessica Hatch, Al Snow, Marty Jannetty, Chavo "Classic" Guerrero Sr., "Nasty Boy" Brian Knobbs, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Rosey, The Midnight Express ("Loverboy" Dennis Condrey & "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton), "The Genius" Lanny Poffo, & The Orient Express' Pat Tanaka, & our "Best Of 2007" show (featuring the top three interviews of 2k7 heard on The Mayhem), plus current WWE superstars (Chris Jericho, CM Punk, Candice Michelle, Charlie Haas, & D-Lo Brown), WWE Hall Of Famers (Jesse "The Body" Ventura, Jim Ross, Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, "Superstar" Billy Graham, "The Mouth Of The South" Jimmy Hart, The Iron Sheik, Tito Santana, "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff, Harley Race, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, & Don Muraco), the finest from Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA President, Dixie Carter, Jeff Jarrett, Terry Taylor, Jim Cornette, Kevin Nash, "The Instant Classic" Christian Cage, "The Phenomenal" AJ Styles, Team 3-D, Scott Steiner, Kip/BG James, "The Notorious 187" Homicide, Beer Money's Robert Roode, "Black Machismo" Jay Lethal, Kaz, Eric Young, Tomko, & Lance "Rock" Hoyt -- along with TNA Knockouts Taylor Wilde, Angelina Love, Velvet Sky, Christy Hemme, So-Cal Val, & Traci Brooks), Ring Of Honor's warriors (ROH Champion Nigel McGuinness, "The American Dragon" Bryan Danielson, Austin Aries, Claudio Castagnoli, & ROH head booker Gabe Sapolsky), ECW originals (ECW's founder Tod Gordon, Rob Van Dam, "The Franchise" Shane Douglas, Raven, The Sandman, Francine, 2 Cold Scorpio, New Jack, Axl Rotten, Jerry Lynn, Lance Storm, "The Pitbull" Gary Wolfe, & Danny Doring), the most-beautiful some of the greatest managers in the history of our business (Percy Pringle III/Paul Bearer, "The Doctor Of Style" Slick, JJ Dillon, & the late Gary Hart), the voices that have called the sport/sports-entertainment for years (World Class' Bill Mercer, the Mid-Atlantic/NWA's Bob Caudle, & WCW/AWA's Lee Marshall), the beautiful managers/valets that have graced the squared circle (Missy Hyatt, Terri Runnels, Lisa "Ivory" Moretti, Dawn Marie, Nora "Molly Holly" Greenwald, Jackie Gayda Haas), wrestling legends/personalities from over the years, past & present (Bruno Sammartino, Jerry Jarrett, Terry Funk, Dory Funk, Jr., Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, "The Taskmaster" Kevin Sullivan, "The Living Legend" Larry Zbyszko, Sid, Tully Blanchard, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, "Bushwacker" Luke Williams, The Honky Tonk Man, Barry "Smash" Darsow, Virgil, Diamond Dallas Page, Vader, "Nasty Boy" Brian Knobbs, Konnan, Bruno "Harvey Whippleman" Lauer, "The Wildman" Marc Mero, Scotty 2 Hotty, David "Gangrel" Heath, Chris Kanyon, Nick "U-Gene" Dinsmore, Chris Nowinski, Low-Ki, Tomko, & The Highlanders), & some of the most well-known athletes & entertainers from the football gridiron, the basketball court, stage, & screen (including: Dennis Rodman, NFL Hall Of Famer Jim Kelly, former NFL Defensive Tackle/Nebraska All-American/author of "Hero Of The Underground," Jason Peter, Dave Coulier of TV's "Full House," VH-1 "Best Week Ever's" Greg Fitzsimmons of VH-1's "Best Week Ever," Dustin "Screech" Diamond of TV's "Saved By The Bell," Howard Stern's Gary The Retard, Erin "Steel" Toughill & Dan "Nitro" Clark from "American Gladiators," "Mad TV's" Aries Spears, & Comic Relief founder Bob Zmuda). All this & so much available on The Monday Night Mayhem Radio Network.

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