VIDEO DOWNLOAD - Bob Orton Shoot Interview
Cowboy Bob Orton visited the RF Video offices and opened up about his entire career. From growing up the son of a wrestler to being one of WWFs top stars during the wrestling boom to working everywhere from AWA to Alabama to NWA to Japan to WCW to watching his own son become a wrestler, Orton has been through it all. He discusses everything right here in this open and honest shoot. Orton is a true veteran of the ring wars and he tells what its like in the ring and behind the scenes on this RF Video release. Here is what Orton talks about:
-Growing up with his dad as a wrestler.
-Did his father encourage him to enter the business?
-Was his path into the business similar to his son Randy.
-His initial feelings upon entering the business.
-Early work in Alabama.
-Orton shares some road stories and talks about the personalities in the territory.
-Protecting kayfabe in the old days.
-How close was he to his father?
-Jumping from the Fullers to the Poffos.
-Why did everyone dislike the Fullers so much?
-Memories of Randy Savage back then.
-What was the war like between Poffos group and Lawlers group.
-Orton talks about all the names back then like Ronnie Garvin, Buddy Landell, Boris Malenko, Bill Watts, Ole Anderson, Paul Orndorff, Kerry Von Erich, Bob Sweetan and more.
-Working for Joe Blanchard.
-The push Tully Blanchard got back then.
-Working for Antonio Inoki.
-Orton talks about more names like Greg Valentine, Briscos, Ricky Steamboat, Jimmy Valiant, Johnny Weaver, Harley Race, Roddy Piper and more.
-How did he come up with the superplex?
-Getting hired by WWF.
-His thoughts on Vince McMahon. -The feud vs. Jimmy Snuka and Tonga Kid.
-What was Andre The Giant like?
-Orton talks about many of the big WWF names of that era like Jake Roberts, Junkyard Dog, British Bulldogs, Tito Santana, Don Muraco, Hillbilly Jim, Adrian Adonis and more.
-Was he disappointed he didnt have a match on the first Wrestlemania?
-What was it like working Wrestlemania 3?
-Was there a lot of competition in the WWF locker room back then for the top spots?
-Memories of his matches vs. Ricky Steamboat.
-Orton discusses leaving WWF.
-Going to Japan with Scott Hall and Dick Murdoch.
-His short run in AWA working for Vern Gagne.
-Working with Wahoo McDaniel.
-Thoughts on his short run in WCW.
-What were Terry Funk and Ric Flair like.
-How did the WCW locker room compare to the WWF locker room.
-His feud vs. Murdoch.
-What were the younger guys like Sting, Lex Luger and The Steiners like towards the veterans?
-Working for Herb Abrams.
-Orton talks about WWN, AWF and the Heros Of Wrestling PPV.
-What advice does he give his son now?
-Orton talks a lot about his son Randy, who is under WWF contract.
-Does he have any regrets?
-Orton talks about himself as a worker and the modern era.
-What does he think of veterans trying to hang onto their spot?
-Orton discusses his problems with alcohol and pills plus drug use in the business
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