Sunday November 29th, 1998 12:56 pm
The Wrestling Booking
Wrestler accused of
threatening DOT road worker
By Mark Bixler
-- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 28, 1998
Big Poppa Pump
is on the ropes.
wrestler known for bulging biceps and a Fu Manchu
attention of another sort in
Big Poppa Pump on charges that could send him to the
threatening a state Department of Transportation
the man with a Ford F-250 pickup in April.
Rechsteiner of Acworth, who wrestles as Big Poppa
Pump or Scott
to plead guilty last week. But when the judge was
his story, the prosecutor backed out of an agreement
36, plead guilty.
goes back to court in a few weeks and may try again
Or he might go to trial charged with aggravated
terroristic threats in the incident in south
April 21. The
charges against Rechsteiner carry a maximum sentence
26 years in
was directing traffic that day for the Georgia DOT.
sheriff's deputy that about
1:40 p.m. a white
and chrome running boards and wheels pulled up. The
driver wore a
black T-shirt with cut-off sleeves that left little
doubt that he
was a body builder. Kaspereen told the driver the
was closed. The
driver climbed out of the pickup.
threatened Kaspereen and said, "Move out of the
He got back
into the truck.
"Move or I will
run you over," he said. Then the driver pulled
"Sir, the lane
is closed," Kaspereen said.
then stated, 'Move or I will run over" (you),' "
said. Then, he
said, the driver pulled up and hit him a second
report says Kaspereen was not seriously hurt.
not comment on the case during a phone conversation.
not return a call.
Rechsteiner appeared before Judge C. Michael Roach
last week to
plead guilty to
terroristic threats, his attorney, Alan C. Manheim,
told the judge
that Rechsteiner does not believe he committed a
Rechsteiner only pleaded guilty because he was
a jury would
convict him because of his "public persona."
A home page on
the World Wide Web (www.rowdygirls.com) says
the name Scott Steiner in the New World Order
It includes pictures of Rechsteiner with titles such
Trash," "Scotty Gloating" and "Scotty Wailing on
say prosecutors agreed to recommend that Roach put
probation for five years and order him to pay
$2,676. The judge was to sentence him as a "first
meaning Rechsteiner would not have a criminal record
explained the charges against Rechsteiner, then
him.. After the
judge heard his answers, he said Rechsteiner was
terroristic threats if that's all you did."
David Gafnea also was not satisfied with
withdrew the plea agreement.
Friday that a new court date has not yet been set.
Joe De Leon, The Flying Scotsman, & The Big 3
hating" gimmick of Jacqueline & Terri Runnels may
lesbianism (Reported by Wade Keller of The Pro
The WWF is
advertising Cactus Jack, as opposed to Mankind, for
Barnett: Accelerated perhaps by the recent
Dillon and Paco Alonso have set the WCW vs EMLL feud
start Fri, Dec
4 at Arena Mex. The first match will be Vampiro,
Dandy, against Rayo de Nabisco and 2 stooges. This
the angle where
Vamp kills Rayo leading to the title on the year end
show, Dec 18.
Except now Vamp may kill his teammates too. Konnan
Alonso today and said he would be coming by his
afternoon. Paco no showed.
Bob Barnett & Dave Scherer of
Night Report for November 28th, 1998
Mike Tenay &
Scott Hudson opened the show by reviewing Hogan's
announcement from Thursday. Tenay billed the
retirement news as one
of the biggest
announcements in wrestling history.
Eddie Guerreropinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Kidman in a
interference by the LwO, Kidman finally had
for a Shooting
Star Press. As he prepared to leap from the top
pulled Eddie from the ring, which caused Kidman to
his target. An
injured Kidman was then easy prey for a Frog Splash.
saved Kidman from a Luchador beating, much to the
Lodi defeated Barry
Darsow via disqualification
Lodi made this segment
much more entertaining than most of Darsow's
Lodi was prepared to
golf against Darsow and Darsow cheated
Before the match even started Darsow ended up being
when he broke his golf club over
Armstrong after The Flatliner. The curse of The
defeated Silver King via submission
Saturn is STILL
wearing his vest. Silver King carried Saturn to a
match which ended when Saturn locked on The Rings of
defeated Bobby Blaze via submission
defeated Blaze after using The Asiatic Spike (The
"The Putski Bomb" to put Ciclope away, a combination
and a Powerbomb.
Fortune away after a Neckbreaker, called "The
Prince Iaukea via submission
sells as well as anybody, I hate to see him give so
much offense to
Iaukea. Benoit finally put Iaukea away with The
defeated Tokyo Magnum via submission with an
submitted after around 10 seconds. its disgraceful
for an up
and coming star
like Magnum to lose to someone like Vincent that
Dallas Page VS. Bret
Hart in a US Title
defeated Bret Hart via disqualification
relatively slow paced match, Hart was disqualified
Booker T with a
chair. Stevie Ray argued with Hart and made the save
for his injured
brother. Given the proper build up, this could be a
message was found on Chris Candido's and Tammy
AOL Keyword Sport Guy.
This message is from
and it addresses some of the rumors circulating
around the two of them:
”Just so you
know, we have NO SUBSTANCE ABUSE problems. The rumor
the WWF because I was on a prescription medication
problems. The WWF does not drug test anymore,
thought I had a
problem. They didn't even ask to see my bottle with
name--they just blew it out of proportion and know I
this bad rep.
Also, I didn't get fired, I quit because of their
for all the helpful posts regarding our family
Aruba right now, but
will be back home soon, and
our career direction that has become such big news.
Tammy Sytch and
PAGE WERE PRESIDENT"
work clothes would be smelly, raggy and torn jeans
pants. Note: 1970's style Disco Pants are an
2. Everyone not
wasn't liked by DDP would have "Scum" added to their
"Scum" Doll, Bambi "Scum" Deer", and Mickey "Scum"
3. Men would be
forbidden from marrying anyone less that 25 years
they are. After
60, this would increase to 35 years.
would be banned in public.
title would be "The People's President," though
meeting places for potential spouses would be
clubs and topless bars.
7. Bathing more
than monthly would be banned.
of all positions would be to friends, regardless of
their talent or
he got where he is that way.
9. The First
Lady would be given her own segment on any TV
National Symbol would change from an Eagle to a Dodo
Submitted by reader:
Undertaker was going to "Embalm" Stone Cold he was
believe he was speaking Egyptian. What he was saying
Book of the
In Egyptian times,
when they still mummified
people, a man
(Kind of like a
Undertaker) would come into the room, and would come
over the body,
and say lines from the Book of the Dead (what the
He would say this, and
then, I believe, he would pull the
insides out, and stuff him with flowers. They would
intestines out so the body would not smell as bad.
would continue to mummify the man.
Then, the man who
pulled his guts
out would come
outside, and they'd throw rocks at him, because they
thought he was
the lowest human on earth. Just thought I'd let you
Submitted by reader:
WCW is headed
in totally the wrong direction as of late. If WCW
Bischoff will be fired, cold turkey. Here's what I'd
spice things up
in the World title division.
beginning of the show they would announce that Bill
will defend his
World title against Lex Luger tonight.
introductions, and they start the
match at about
10:45. The match goes
about a good ten minutes. Then
Luger runs at
Goldberg and misses his Forearm and hits the
Goldberg turns around and Spears him. It takes
Goldberg to get
up he then calls for the JackHammer but Luger nails
Low Blow. Then
a masked man makes his way down to ringside. He
out a Theft
Club and goes to the top and he aims for Goldberg
and he ends up hitting Luger.
The masked man then
his club, rolls Luger onto Goldberg and then unmasks
to be revealed as Bret Hart. He then takes off his
sweatshirt to reveal a
nWo t-shirt, he
then takes that shirt off and puts it on Luger and
Luger comes to and
sees the nWo t-shirt on him and gets
up and goes to
the turnbuckle to rest his head. Goldberg then gets
when Luger turns around he spears him and pins him
Submitted by: Rich Parker (clerkrats)
though it was a surprise invasion, the wrestlers who
shots were under WCW contract and were entitled to
Whether they followed the angles Bischoff makes is
In the second
hour Scott Hall easily disposes of nWo
following an Outsider's Edge.
third hour, as the Sandman FINALLY makes his debut
lights suddenly go out. Tony Schiavone is wondering
Suddenly the lights turn back on...
AND JUSTIN CREDIBLE
HITS THE RING!!! Raven
attacks the Sandman and he and Kanyon hold him
with the cane, beats the crap out of the Sandman.
saying... who is this person who attacked the
caning the Sandman until the Sandman passes out!
stands on the middle rope and extends his fist to
Credible, Raven, and Kanyon walk off before a
second hour, Scott Hall goes through Lex Luger after
Edge. Hall walks off saying something about Nash.
Raven, and Kanyon come out again during Saturn's
As Saturn sets up the Death Valley Driver,
Saturn in the ring. Again, Schiavone is confused
not have a contract in any way with WCW. The Sandman
the save, but gets beat down for his efforts.
Scott Hall is
interviewed and talks about how he will always be a
wolf in WCW and
that he doesn't need the nWo to get ahead.
out the Sandman and asks him to team with him
and Kanyon. Sandman agrees. During the match, Saturn
Credible's cane and sets up a shot on Raven.... BUT
Credible, Saturn, Raven, and Kanyon stand in the
turn on Kanyon!!! Credible grabs the mike and says
BISCHOFF!!! This is me and Paul Heyman's way of
OFF!'. We are
the @$$hole World Order!!!". Security gets rid of
and Dean Malenko defeat Buff Bagwell and Scott
win a title
shot next week on Nitro.
Scott Hall is
taking on K-Dawg. For what seems like no valid
attacks K-Dawg with the cane. Raven lifts K-Dawg up
and gives him
the Evenflow. Saturn just stands around and Credible
gives the mic
to Hall. Hall says "Yo PJ, man. its great to see you
again in WCW.
You see Nash, I told my best friend a long time
Justin Credible... you're Justin Credible 4 Life!".
Hall joins the
unannounced match The Sandman takes on Chris Benoit.
once again, the
aWo attacks the Sandman. Credible gives Benoit an
has not actually been marketed by WCW yet. As a
of fact, the
ECW logo in the back is VERY visible. Credible says
Uncle Paul sent
him to WCW to free the Crippler's ASS!!! Benoit says
its great to be
back in the ECW family.
Justin Credible's aWo attacking Kevin Nash in the
Justin hits That's Incredible on the concrete floor,
away on him. JJ Dillon says that Nash has been
and cannot compete. Raven is named as the
assists from the aWo, Raven goes on to win the WCW
Title! The aWo
splits as fast as possible.
Malenko and Benoit receive a tag title shot. When
for Benoit they win the titles. Benoit offers Maenko
an aWo shirt
and Malenko takes it. Malenko joins the aWo. The
the aWo with his cane and is wearing his old ECW
Scott Hall gets a shot at the U.S. Title, being held
DDP. With big
assists, once again a title is secured. Also, Saturn
controversial fashion for the TV Title.
As "Snap Your
Fingers, Snap Your Neck" plays, the @$$hole World
from their brief stint in WCW. This includes
Malenko, Credible, Saturn, and Hall come out to a
with the four titles they secured. Credible then
to a friendly match for the aWo U.S. Title. Hall
down on his
back, and Credible covers for the easy three. "Enter
and the Sandman makes an unannounced return to ECW.
hits the ring,
and attacks Scott Hall. The aWo looks confused, and
then beat on
Hall as well.
Credible tells Hall
that they have all the
ECW alumni they
need and that Hall isn't wanted in the ECW Arena.
comes to the ring and shakes Credible's hands for a
It is revealed that
Heymann sent Credible over to "let his
meaning the WCW-signed members of the aWo, and that
ECW star had the balls to send that message...
the new titles, and Heyman says that we now have new
belts in ECW.
They are spray painted
ECW on the belts and Guilty As
named to "ECW /aWo:Bagging All The Gold". And since
WCW is so
chicken s**t and actually take Schiavone's advice
probably just a "work", they do nothing about it.
never has new
titles made, believing that they will hand them back
near future, and most WCW viewers watch ECW instead.
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