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RF Video is pleased to notify you of our LABOR DAY WEEKEND Sale!  Get 15% off your entire cart!! No fancy discount codes needed.   Simply add the items you want to buy to your cart and during checkout a 15% discount will be deducted!  There is no place better to shop for all your pro-wrestling video and dvd needs.  Get great gifts for friends, family and yourself of course!  This sale ends Tuesday 9/5/06 at 12pm est. Don't miss out on the final sale of the summer!

You will be able to download footage on your IPODS and cell phones very soon from RF VIDEO.  We will keep you posted in the future about this huge deal that RF VIDEO has just struck.  It is a done deal and will start in the near future.

In the report from yesterday we touched base on a new shoot that will be conducted this coming week from RF VIDEO.  It is not the biggest name in the business but his reputation is well known around the wrestling business.  This is going to be one of the most entertaining shoots of all time!!!!  I am willing to bet that this might be one of the better shoots for shooting on people that we will conduct.  Get your bullet proof vests ready for this one.

It is Labor Day weekend so relax and have some fun.  I know I need the vacation as I have been working almost every day for the last three years.  There is no slowing us down as this fall we will be bringing you bigger interviews, better DVD's and working with a ton of other promotions which in turn will make us produce some killer DVD's.

RF VIDEO has released 6 new DVDs today!!!!  We have finally released the Boris Zhukov shoot interview that RF VIDEO conducted 3 weeks ago!!

New DVDs in stock and ready for you to order:
1.  Brian Christopher shoot interview now on DVD and digitally remastered
2.  Shane Douglas Shoot interview 2003 now on DVD and digitally remastered
3.  Greg Valentine shoot interview now DVD and digitally remastered
4.  Ronnie Garvin shoot interview now DVD and digitally remastered
5.  Road Dogg shoot interview now on DVD and digitally remastered
6.  Boris Zhukov shoot interview  BRAND NEW!!!!!!!!

Greetings comrades! RF VIDEO has set down with a true legend of the wrestling business for one of our industry-leading shoot interviews. Get out the vodka and be prepared to take a shot for every great story as straight from Mother Russia comes Boris Zhukov! Starting in World Class and working his way though the NWA, AWA, and WWF, Zhukov has been to all the major promotions and has the war stories to prove it. Zhukov let it all hang out when discussing all of the major names of his era including Ole Anderson, Bruiser Brody, Ric Flair, Harley Race, Ricky Steamboat, Tony Atlas, Roddy Piper, the Road Warriors, the Killer Bees, Nicholai Volkoff and many more!

You don't want to be left behind as Zhukov discusses every major angle of his long career, including his time spent with Sgt. Slaughter working as Pvt. Jim Nelson. No Zhukov shoot would be complete without the full details on the time spent as part of the legendarily hated Bolsheviks tag team. Boris was able to tell us about crazy road trips along with exclusive behind-the-scenes stories while being part of the WWF's huge expansion during the '80s! Where else can you hear a wrestling legend discuss everything from WrestleRock to WrestleMania? Only at RF VIDEO, that's where.
Were you a fan growing up
Who did you enjoy watching
How did you break in, who trained you
What was his training like
What was the hardest thing to pick up in training
Memories of your first match
Was it harder or easier to make it and get bookings back then
Did anyone mentor your and if so, who
Memories of working the TN area
How did you hook up with Ole Anderson
Thoughts on Ole
Ole actually booked himself into a program with you, what was it like working with him
Thoughts on working with Ivan Koloff
Any good road stories from GA
Who did you ride with down there
Who were your favorite guys to work in the territory
Did you ever regret moving to the GA territory fulltime
Did you ever meet Jim Barnett and if so, thoughts
Early memories of Ric Flair
Early memories of Harley Race
Memories of teaming with a young Eddie Gilbert
Memories of Jake Roberts
Memories of working Ricky Steamboat and did you know he would become that good
Memories of working with Ronnie Garvin
Memories of Stan Hansen
Memories of Tony Atlas
How did you wind up going to the Mid Atlantic territory
Was this like a dream for you since you watched it growing up
Initial thoughts on Jim Crockett
Thoughts on Dory Funk as a booker
Whos idea was it to put you with Slaughter and Kernoodle
Thoughts on both
Thoughts on working Iceman Parsons
Thoughts on Ox Baker
Can you talk about the night of the infamous loser leaves town cage match between Slaughter and Kernoodle and Steamboat and Youngblood
How did you wind up in possession of the tape masters
Whos idea was it to turn you babyface on those guys
Who were your favorite guys to work in the area
Memories of wrestling the Briscos
Thoughts and memories of Roddy Piper
How did your time here come to an end and why
Memories of your Japan tours
How did you wind up working for Bill Watts
Thoughts on Watts
Who came up with Boris Zukov name and gimmick
Who did you work with the most
How did you wind up in Texas
Thoughts on Fritz
Were the Von Erich brothers as out of control as some people say
Were they difficult to work
Some say working Kevin was like surviving a shoot, any truth to that
Thoughts on being managed by Skandor Akbar
Did you like the territory
Thoughts and memories of working with Bruiser Brody
Memories of plane trips with Jimmy Garvin and Terry Gordy
You wrestled Wayne Ferris in the Southeast for a bit, memories of that time period
Memories of your series with Buzz Sawyer and any Buzz stories
You worked Porkchop Cash a lot over your career, any thoughts
How did you wind up in the AWA
Thoughts on Verne
A lot of people say Sgt. Slaughter was phoning it around that time, did you feel that way during your feud
Memories of matches with Rick Martel
Memories of Wrestlerock
Memories of matches with the Rockers
Could you see the potential in Shawn Michaels
How did you wind up with Soldat Ustinov and Teijo Kahn
Memories teaming with Brody
Memories teaming with John Nord
Memories of working the Road Warriors
Were they good or bad business in a sense that they never sold
Any good Verne stories
In 1987 you legally changed your name, why
How did you wind up going to the WWF, who contacted you
How come you left without dropping the AWA tag team title belt, was that mandatory from Vince
How did Verne take it when you gave notice
Initial thoughts on Vince
What were your expectations going in
How were you accepted by the locker room
Who did you ride and room with
How did your life change now that you were a WWF superstar
What was the travel like
Thoughts on teaming with Nikolai
What was your first Wrestlemania like
When you guys were essentially jobbed out at Wrestlemania 5 were you angry about it or did you just accept it as the way it was going to be
Memories and matches with the Hart Foundaton
Thoughts on Slick
Memories and matches with Strike Force
Memories and matches with the Powers of Pain
Memories and matches with the Killer Bees
Thoughts on Hogan
Thoughts on Savage
Any good road stories and ribs
Thoughts on the Ultimate Warrior
Memories and matches with the Rougeaus
How did the idea come up to turn on Nikolai
What were you told the plans were for you after the turn
When did you realize that you were going to be used as strictly enhancement
Thoughts on your matches with Snuka when he came back
Why did you wind up leaving
Did you leave on good terms with Vince
When is the last time you saw Vince
What is different about the WWF back then as compared to today
Did WCW ever try and bring you in
Does the lack of kayfabe today surprise or bother you
Thoughts on newsletters
Are you under a legends contract
Have you been contacted over the last several years for an appearance here and there by the WWF
Would you like to go into the WWF Hall of Fame
Are you surprised that Flair and Hogan are still active wrestlers
Is there anyone that made it that surprised you and is there anyone who didn't make it who you thought would
Do you still watch wrestling
What are your thoughts on all of the deaths of the past few years and which in particular hit you hardest
Favorite Ribs
Do you want to write a book
Are you surprised Vince bought WCW
Memories of Shane McMahon when he first started working there
Do you miss it
What do you do today
Do people recognize you
Do you still stay in touch with your peers
What is wrong with the indys today
Any regrets
Shoot Interview with Brian Christopher now on DVD digitally remastered!!!

He grew up in the shadow of his father, Jerry Lawler, before moving on to become Grandmaster Sexay in the WWF. Christopher speaks openly about everything from Memphis to his father to being half of Too Cool to being fired from WWF. Christopher delivers an entertaining and enlightening shoot. Here is what he talked about:

-Relationship with his father, Jerry Lawler.
-Being around the business when he was younger.
-His start in the business.
-Did "e;The King"e; approve of him entering the business.
-Early days with Tony Williams as the team The New Kids.
-His first heel turn and big push in Memphis.
-How did he develop his heel persona?
-Did other wrestlers give him trouble since he was being pushed despite the fact he was small and he was Lawler's kid?
-Why didn't they ever tell the audience he was Lawler's son in Memphis?
-He covers his feuds with Lawler, Jarrett and Pritchard.
-How did Memphis change once it became associated with WWF?
-He gives his opinion of Jarrett & Lawler going to WWF.
-Talks about his father's legal problems.
-All the details of his babyface turn.
-He gives the info on the angle where Paul Heyman revealed Lawler was his father.
-Downfall of Memphis.
-The scoop on going to WWF.
-Details of his matches vs. Taka Michinoku and other junior heavyweights in WWF.
-How he and Scotty 2 Hotty were put together as a team.
-The inside word on their matches vs. The Hardy Boyz.
-The development of Too Cool.
-How did Rikishi get in the mix?
-The rise of WWF's popularity.
-Views of his father and Stacy "e;Kat"e; Carter.
-Opinion of his father leaving WWF.
-What happened when he got caught with drugs in Canada?
-His apology.
-Talks about why he was wrong.
-How does he feel towards Vince McMahon?
-He discusses his future.
Shoot Interview with Greg Valentine (remastered on DVD): RF Video was proud to have Greg Valentine visit the office for an exclusive shoot interview. Get the stories from the man who has been everywhere and wrestled everybody. “The Hammer” is a true veteran who spent almost his entire career as a top draw wherever he went. Youll hear about his start and legendary father, Johnny Valentine. Go back to the Mid-Atlantic days and learn what it was like to work with Ric Flair, Jimmy Snuka and Ricky Steamboat. Valentine takes us to the Mid-South and Carolina days before going into details on his first stint in the WWF and his feud with Bob Backlund. What was it like to return to the Mid-Atlantic area and what are the details of his legendary feud against Roddy Piper that led to the famous ear injury angle and dog collar match at the first Starrcade? Youll get all the inside info on his return to WWF and what it was like to be there when it started to take over the wrestling business. What was it like to have high profile matches against Tito Santana and Pedro Morales when the IC title was one of the most prestigious belts in the business? What was the first Wrestlemania like? Valentine gives all the information on the rest of his WWF run when he teamed with Brutus Beefcake and The Honky Tonk Man. What was it like working against The British Bulldogs? How did he feel about having to die his hair black? Why was he let go from the WWF? Valentine recounts life after the WWF and what it was like to be on the independent scene after being a top star. Hear about his return to WCW to team with Terry Taylor. What was Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Miss Elizabeth, The Junkyard Dog and other top stars from that era like in real life?

Shoot Interview with Road Dogg (remastered on DVD): Brian Armstrong, also known as Jesse James Armstrong and Road Dogg, sat down with RF Video for an open and honest shoot interview with lots of great stories. Armstrong isnt afraid to tell the truth of his controversial career and past. He has worked everywhere from the smallest territories to being a top star on the national stage. Armstrong is a great story teller in this one as he covers all aspects of the wrestling business. You wont believe what you are hearing when Armstrong unleashes his true thoughts on some of the biggest names in the WWF.

Shoot Interview with Ronnie Garvin (remastered on DVD): "e;Hands Of Stone"e; Ronnie Garvin sat down with RF Video for this exclusive Shoot Interview to discuss his entire career. He has been to every territory and worked all the biggest names and he's open in talking about it all here. Find out who he respected, who he liked to work with and Garvin isn't afraid to give his true feelings on those he didn't respect including Dusty Rhodes. You'll learn something about life in the territories and NWA as Garvin discusses his entire career.

Shoot Interview with Shane Douglas 2003 (remastered on DVD): Shane Douglas sits down with RF Video for a loaded Shoot Interview covering a number of topics where the first one finished. Yes, this one was not taped in a pool either! Douglas holds nothing back when talking about his time in WCW, NWA TNA and his experiences with XPW. Douglas takes you inside the Philly wrestling war with some great stories and insights. Douglas is as articulate as ever in this informative and entertaining Shoot Interview.

History of the WWE Championship (DVD): For more than 40 years, the WWE Championship has been the most prestigious title in sports-entertainment, this three-disc set contains some of the greatest matches in the history of the WWE Championship from the '70s through today. Fans have been given the opportunity to participate in the creation of the DVD, as they voted on for their favorite matches from each era. Hosted by legendary announcer Jim Ross, matches on the three discs will feature all the great champions in WWE history, including Bruno Sammartino, Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Undertaker, Triple H, John Cena, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Eddie Guerrero, Kurt Angle, and more!

MXPW- Lords of the Ring Tournament: Two night Lords of the Ring Tag Team Tournament featuring Jay & Mark Briscoe, Low Ki & Homicide, The SAT, The Naturals, Trent Acid & Chasyn Raynce, Modern Day Theory, Black Market, & The Heartbreak Express.

CZW Best of the Best Tournament 5/19/01: CZW's one night junior heavyweight tournament features some of the best juniors on independent circuit. This is one of the best tapes for high flying junior action with tons of innovative moves. Stipulation is that the first round matches will all be 3 way bouts and the guy who is pinned first will be eliminated while the two remaining guys advance to round two.

CZW Break On Thru 2/17/01: ECW's chair swingin' freak Balls Mahoney takes on CZW's monster, Wifebeater, a wild barbed wire ladder match, & more.

CZW Climbing the Ladder 2/12/00: 1. Nick Berk vs. Lord Everett DeVore; 2. Trent Acid vs. Ty Street; 3. Dewey Donovan vs. Johnny Blaze; 4. Zandig & Dallas vs. Jon Dahmer & Natasha; 5. Haas Brothers vs. The Kashmerinos vs. The Thrill Kill Kult vs. Monsta and Mack; 6. Ric Blade vs. Mercury (Jr. Heavyweight LadderMatch); 7. Justice Pain & Wifebeater vs. Nick Gage & T.C.K (Dream Partners Match); 8. Kronus vs. Lobo

CZW Crushing The Competition 2/10/01: 1. Tajiri vs Super Crazy... Nick Mondo and Rick Blade interfere; 2. Jeff Rocker vs John Dahmer & Valentine; 3. Rockin Rebel vs Ruckus; 4. Briscoe Brothers vs. Red & Joel Maximo (Mikey Whipwrecks students); 5. Super Crazy vs Nick Mondo vs Rick Blade (Ladder Match)...tons of insane spots, see Crazy's 1st ladder match ever.; 6. Trent Acid vs Nick Berk; 7. Lobo vs Wife Beater vs Mad Man Pondo vs Lord Everett Devore vs Nate Hatred (Royal Rumble Rules Ironman Match) of the sickest matches I have ever seen. There was fire,barbed wire trash cans,Barbed Wire tables and more. Wife Beater threw Lobo off the balcony and caught him on fire!!; 8. Tajiri vs Justice Pain (Mikey Whipwreck debuts in CZW

CZW Payback 4/4/01: 1. Jeff Rocker vs Eddie Valentine; 2. Z-Barr vs Johnny Kashmere; 3. Trent Acid vs Reckless Youth vs Nick Berk in a three way match; 4. Lobo vs Jon Dahmer...Iron Man match; 5. Ric Blade & Ruckus vs Briscoe Brothers; 6. Nick Gage & Nate Hatred vs WifeBeater $ Justice Pain for the CZW tag titles; 7. Tommy Dreamer vs John a barbed wire street fight match. During the match Big Japan star Jun Kasai attacked Dreamer which brought out the H-8 Club of Pain & Beater and a brutal and insane brawl broke out involving barbed wire, lightbulbs, tables, and anything else they could get their hands on!!.

Shoot Interview with Mene Gene Okerlund: RF Video sat down with one of the greatest wrestling announcers of all time last week, Mean Gene Okerland. Mean Gene has worked with every major wrestling superstar from the 70's until now. Nobody has been closer to the guys then Mean Gene, after all he is the voice of pro wrestling.

Mean Gene talks about his early start in the wrestling business and how he got into the AWA working for Verne Gagne. You will hear all about the early days of his announcing career.. How did he coin the name Mean Gene? What was it like to work in the AWA and how did he first meet Hulk Hogan. Mean Gene holds nothing back when talking about all the guys he has worked with in the AWA because you know RF Video asked him about everyone!!!.

You will learn about the secret meeting that Verne Gagne and Vince McMahon had over the phone and what the outcome was. He will give you the inside look on how things worked in the AWA and how the company changed when all of the top talent left for the WWF in the early 80's including himself.

When you think of the early 80's and WWF TV you always have to remember the one man that was on every TV show and that was Mean Gene. He was there for it all as an announcer. From War to Settle the Score all the way to Wrestlemania, Gene has worked thru them all. He has so many great stories that have never been told before. If your a WWF or WWE fan this is one interview you must have.

From the moment he came to the WWF Mean Gene had to work close to every wrestling superstar that came thru that door. He will tell you some of the best stories out there. The questions are listed below as I really think this shoot need no hype!!!

Many people know that Mean Gene did jump ship to WCW, but don't worry RF Video was there to throw him a life jacket for that sinking ship. You will hear what it was like to work in WCW and how different it was compared to the WWE. Vince Russo and Eric Bishoff look out as these stories are great.

Mean Gene was just inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and after watching this shoot you will know why. Nobody is as good as this man.

Shoot Interview with Hayabusa: RF Video has sit down with possiblly the most revolutionary figure in professional wrestling Hayabusa. Before American strong style wrestling, before the X Division, before the hey day of ECW, Hayabusa electrified the fans of Japan and FMW with his exciting and unique brand of wrestling. This Japanese Sabu had some of the most dangerous and death defying matchese scene to man. Hear the whole story of this mans career including his run in FMW, The first J Cup, All Japan and ECW. Also hear the complete tragic story of when Hayabusa broke his neck in the ring. This is a great inside interview of Japanese wrestling, as this is the first RF Video Japanese wrestler interview that is as open as the American ones. A must for Japanese pro wrestling fans.

Shoot Interview with Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (The Hart Foundation): The Excellence of Execution, the Hitman and the Anvil. Two time tag team champions in the WWF. A legendary unit from an oft remembered period in wrestling history. For the first time ever, the Hart Foundation are ready to discuss their entire career on RF VIDEO's exclusive new shoot interview! Bret "e;the Hitman"e; Hart, 2006 WWE Hall Of Famer and one of the greatest wrestlers to ever step in the ring. Jim "e;the Anvil"e; Neidhart, the power and promo man of the team. Together, they are back for a reunion of sorts, and both men are going to have to answer some hard hitting questions that have been on their fan's minds for years.

We sat Jim Neidhart and Bret Hart down together to discuss their glorious tag team run and were amazed at the stories they were able to weave. This is one shoot you are going to want to go out of your way to watch as both Bret and Jim were in rare form. From the Hart Foundation's humble beginnings, to their first time together as a tag team, to their entire WWE run, Bret and Jim brought their A game. From their legendary feuds with Demolition, Strike Force, The Bolsheviks, The British Bulldogs, The Fabulous Rougeaus, Rhythm & Blues, and The Nasty Boys, and covering all of the backstage hinjinx, this shoot has it all! From Bret and Jim's solo runs, to reforming the Foundation to go after the tag team titles. You'll feel like Jimmy Hart while listening to these two guys talk about their historic run together.

You name the topic, and it was covered in depth. Stampede. The British Bulldogs. Jimmy Hart. The Hart Attack finisher. Get the low down on their entire WWE run, including many famous six man tags that were main events across the country. For the first time anywhere, Bret and Jim get specific when discussing their thoughts on wrestling tag team psychology. Will the '80s boom come back? What about the next generation for this legendary family? All this and so much more!

There was reportedly a "e;widespread rumor"e; within the wrestling indusry last week that current WWE Vice President of Talent Relations John "e;Johnny Ace"e; Laurinaitis was going to be fired. One rumor that blew up within WWE was that Barry Windham was going to be hired to replace Laurinaitis.

Although strong sources within WWE are indicating now that those rumors were never true, those same sources have stated that the confidence Vince and Stephanie McMahon once had in Laurinaitis has been noticably shaken. Many WWE wrestlers, especially the veterans, do not respect Laurinaitis at all and actually mock him frequently behind his back.

The main criticism on Laurinaitis within WWE was that he doesn't have a natural eye for talent at all. As of now, there doesn't appear to be any candidates currently on WWE's staff being considered as front-runners to replace Laurinaitis if he were to be removed from his current position. While the rumor of Windam taking over the position may have been untrue, WWE officials have expressed interest in bringing him in as an agent. The feeling internally right now in WWE is that if a decision was made to remove Laurinaitis, Jim Ross would likely be asked to step in and serve as V.P. of Talent Relations for now (a title he held before Laurinaitis) and help train a replacement. It should be noted that Shane McMahon and Triple H are being considered as the "e;top two"e; heirs to the position, although both are still considered to be a few years away from being taken seriously for taking the role.

According to new reports, the term "e;agents"e; within World Wrestling Entertainment will now be replaced with the term "e;producers."e; The role of WWE agents have always been to be the "e;middle man"e; between the creative team and the wrestlers, so the "e;producers"e; term will further describe the additional work agents did in planning matches and finishes with wrestlers and then critiquing after their respective match.

For those wondering, the "e;press conference"e; in-ring promo with WWE Intercontinental Champion Johnny Nitro and Melina this past Monday night on Raw ran longer due in part to Vince McMahon not being as involved with the show as usual as he was still preparing for his later segments on the program.

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