First hired as part of WCW in the role of on-air announcer, Bishoff was asked by then WCW owner, Ted Turner what he thought was need to beat the World Wrestling Federation - Turner liked his answer, and Bischoff was appointed president of the company. With Turner and his money behind him, Bishoff declared war. He hired top, recognized talent away from WWE; he produced a show that looked more dangerous, was more sexy, and with more of an edge that anything being done by the McMahon and his team. Going head to head with the WWE, but broadcasting live, Nitro became the number one wrestling show for 80 consecutive weeks. However, the formula for the WCW's success, also became the blueprint for its failure.
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It was also 83 on USA Today ' s best-selling books for the week of its release. On the September 25, edition of Raw , Bischoff delivered a worked shoot , claiming that before being unceremoniously and unjustly fired, he signed a book deal with World Wrestling Entertainment WWE and that his book was finished. He then claimed that Raw in its then-current form would not be possible without him and that D-Generation X would not exist without the New World Order.
Jonathan Coachman in kayfabe then cut off Bischoff and had him escorted out as Bischoff hinted at "the truth about Vince McMahon". The book focuses more on the business side of WCW as opposed to details regarding the on-camera action. Bischoff also addresses the problems and politics within WCW, and how he believes that "dirtsheets" have blown them out of proportion and misguided some readers.
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Eric Bischoff: Controversy Creates Cash
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Controversy Creates Cash
Jeremy Roberts cowriter has written on a variety of subjects. Eric Bischoff : Controversy Creates Cash. Eric Bischoff , Jeremy Roberts. Eric Bischoff has been called pro wrestling's most hated man. He's been booed, reviled, and burned in effigy. Fans have hurled everything from beer bottles to fists at him. Industry critics have spewed a tremendous amount of venom about his spectacular rise and stupendous crash at World Championship Wrestling.