Episode 030 – The Tony Rumble Way With Rich Palladino

Episode Details: Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are joined by “The Voice Of New England”, ring announcer Rich Palladino (@RichPalladino) to talk about his mentor and one of New England independent wrestling’s founding fathers, “The Boston Bad Boy” Tony Rumble, who passed away on November 13, 1999. Rich shares the story of his first time meeting Tony, how he ran his company, the Century Wrestling Alliance (later NWA New England), the separation between Rumble’s promotion and Killer Kowalski’s, we get into the unsanctioned NWA World Tag Team Championship title change ordered by Tony, Mike being intimidated, Rich getting heat over the ECW Mass Transit incident, his reaction to Tony’s untimely death, the BBB’s legacy and a ton more. Also in this episode, Merv Griffin Time and a cultured Promo About Nothing, plus The Kingpin talks Chaotic and Chris Hero!

This Week’s Promo About Nothing

About The “Wrestling Podcast About Nothing”

There are so many Wrestling podcasts out there today. Everyone is doing something. We decided we need to be different, so we’re doing nothing. You read that right. If you love the world of pro wrestling and are looking for nothing to do, you’ve found the right podcast. The Wrestling Podcast About Nothing is a fun and most times funny journey into the world of professional wrestling hosted by a couple of guys who have dedicated their entire grown-up lives to trying to make it in the wrestling business.

Mike Crockett is a long-time independent wrestling referee, currently on an extended hiatus. Mike was introduced to this strange world when he discovered independent wrestling as a high schooler. Having performed all sorts of roles in addition to refereeing, Mike will be able to offer insight into the wrestling business that few others could.

“Kingpin” Brian Milonas has been performing all over the Northeast independents for well over a decade. The WPAN’s resident big man has shared the ring with some of the biggest names in the history of wrestling, including Vince McMahon and John Cena. Brian has also been a trainer, producer and booker in one of New England’s most well known wrestling promotions. Pulling no punches and sparing no feelings, The Kingpin will tell it like it is at all times.

Please join us every week for The Wrestling Podcast About Nothing, you won’t be disappointed. Can’t get enough of the guys? Follow them on Twitter @crocksox & @brianmilonas. Please also be sure to follow our generous sponsor @bda_radio for all the latest on WWE, UFC, Bellator and much more!

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