Virgil Shoot Interview DVD-R
The road to WrestleMania isn't always paved with gold. For one wrestler, it was a rough road to the top. RF Video sits down with a wrestler who was part of two of the biggest angles in wrestling history. RF Video is proud to present to you the Virgil Shoot Interview.
Virgil has a tremendous story and he tells it all to RF Video. Virgil has some great stories about his early days as a preliminary wrestler for both the WWE and Jim Crockett Promotions. Did he encounter any racism during that time? Who mentored Virgil? How was he treated backstage?
Virgil talks about training with the legendary Wild Samoans. Training with the Samoans wasn't easy, especially when one of them barely speaks English. Hear Virgil recount frustrating days training with Sika in the ring. How did Sika compensate his lack of English during training?
Virgil talks about his early days on the independents? Virgil talks about the cast of characters he traveled with. Virgil recounts his days in Memphis before he got into the WWE. Virgil talks about all of the Memphis legends including Jerry Lawler, Jerry Jarrett, and Bill Dundee. What would a conversation about Memphis be like without talking about the partying?
We then go head-first into his WWE career. How was he discovered? How did he react? Why did he think he was being ribbed and by whom? What was his first conversation like with Vince McMahon? Virgil takes us through the entire process of signing his WWE contract.
Virgil then goes into great detail about how he got his gimmick. Who came up with his character? Was it really a rib on Dusty Rhodes? What were his first impressions of Ted DiBiase? How involved was Vince with the gimmick? How involved was Hulk Hogan with his gimmick? Virgil also recounts some great stories filming the Million Dollar Man vignettes.
Virgil goes to great length recounting his days with the Million Dollar Man. Virgil talks about working with all of the legends including Hogan, Randy Savage, Jake Roberts, and the Ultimate Warrior. How crazy did the fans get during these angles? What was it like traveling with Andre the Giant? Were the boys jealous of all of the Million Dollar Man perks?
Virgil is a rare wrestler who as a part of two of wrestling's most famous angles. Virgil recounts his days in the NWO. Who gave him the names Vincent and Shane? Were they ribs on the McMahons? How did the McMahons react? Did he like Hall and Nash? How different was Hogan in WCW? How was Eric Bischoff different from Vince McMahon? How frustrating was it to see the NWO continue to add members?
Virgil is also quite candid about the downslide of his career. How did WCW politics impact his career there? What was it like going from the top angle to jobbing on WCW Saturday Night? Was WCW mismanaged? What led to his leaving WCW? Virgil gives you both sides of WCW from the top of the cards to the bottom.
Virgil addresses all of the stories about his convention and independent appearances. What does he think about the infamous picture of him alone at a table on the Internet? Did he really challenge a wrestler to a shoot and back out? How does he feel about the fans he has met on the convention circuit? Why does he continue to wear NWO colors in 2009?
This is a golden opportunity to hear from someone that has been on top in two of wrestling's biggest angles in two different decades. You have read about the legend of Virgil on the conventions now hear from the legend himself. You will see a side of Virgil unseen anywhere else. It is with great honor that RF Video presents to you the Virgil Shoot Interview.
Were you a wrestling fan growing up
How did you wind up getting into the business
Was the training more difficult than you thought
Is it true you did some squash matches for Crockett Promotions early on
How did the locker room treat you
Did anyone take you under their wing
Do you think you were too green for that spot
Who were some of the guys you worked with
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