You can find a portion of Eric’s comments transcribed below.
On John Cena’s dramatic exit at No Mercy:
EB: I’ve been predicting that John would be phasing himself out of the active WWE scheduling. It’s not a secret. He’s doing more and more television, more and more movies and he’s certainly put in his share of time in the ring and on that WWE schedule. Probably full time, times two on the WWE schedule. I’m surprised it’s taken this long quite honestly. He’s an amazing, amazing performer with amazing endurance and I am happy for him. I am not surprised. I’ve been predicting this for six months or a year.
On this week’s Bischoff on Wrestling Eric and Nick start off by discussing a few pro wrestling news stories. Including:
- John Cena’s dramatic exit at WWE No Mercy
- Vince McMahon’s rumored plans for Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar
- Bullet Club’s invasion of RAW
- Enzo as the Cruiserweight Champion
- FloSlam’s lawsuit against WWN Live
- Gabe Sapolsky’s leaked e-mail
- Jinder Mahal’s controversial impression of Shinsuke Nakamura
- The possibility of a UFC vs WWE Four Horsewomen match
- WWE’s recent poll for fans about what they want to see on WWE Network
“This Week In Bischoff History” features Eric taking a look back at Goldberg’s WCW television debut from the September 22, 1997 edition of WCW Monday Nitro.
Nick wraps up the show by asking Eric a variety of questions from the #BischoffOnWrestling mailbag. Some of the topics discussed include:
- If Nitro would have been a success without the NWO
- If Eric ever had political debates with people backstage in WCW or WWE
- If Eric and Roddy Piper had any heat
- The heel turn of Jeff Hardy in TNA
- Why Eric left the commentary team in WCW
- What makes for entertaining pro wrestling commentary