Eric Bischoff recently appeared on Main Event Radio to talk about various topics. During the interview, he was asked about coming back to the WWE for the Hall of Fame this. He said that it was a lot of fun as he got to meet so many people who are behind the camera. He noted that they have a hard-working loyal, professional and dedicated staff.
When asked about inducting DDP into the WWE Hall of Fame, he said that it was an emotional moment and he knew how much it means to DDP. He said that was kind of conflicted because in Page’s heart he wished and still does wish that Dusty Rhodes would’ve been able to do that. He said that he felt like a distant insignificant 2nd choice as a result. He added that he knows that Page has a lot of respect for him and he has a lot of respect for Page. He added that Rhodes was a mentor to Dallas in more ways than just getting in the ring.
When asked about WCW’s legacy, he said that people are finally figuring it out that at the end of the day that WCW created some of the best talents in the history of the world. He said that it was a great run and that WCW had its moment and that’s what it was; it was a moment. He noted that they created some great stories and changed the industry to a large degree. He said that the fact that the fans are watching a live Monday Night RAW every week is due to Nitro as well as people are watching 205 Live and the cruiserweight division is because of what WCW did. He said that there are so many things that they changed in the industry that we still enjoy today. He said that WCW is still here today and that nWo is still selling merchandise 20 years later. That is WCW’s legacy, according to Bishoff.
You can listen to the full interview here.