ROH Straight Shootin’ Series featuring Mike Rotunda aka IRS DVD

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ROH Straight Shootin’ Series featuring Mike Rotunda aka IRS DVD 2004

Straight Shootin' With Mike Rotunda sees this national star talk openly and honestly about his entire career. Rotunda has been on some of the biggest cards against top superstars in various promotions throughout his 20 plus year career and he gives his unique perspective of it all in this shoot interview.

Rotunda has performed a variety gimmicks from the US Express teaming with Barry Windham to The Varsity Club to IRS to Michael Wallstreet to VK Wallstreet to Capt. Mike to being in the NWO. He talks about them all here including what he enjoyed and what he didn't. How did he like teaming with Ted Dibiase as Money Inc? What unusual reason made him like the Capt. Mike gimmick? Why didn't he think Kevin Sullivan fit into the Varsity Club?

Rotunda was part of some of the most historic events in wrestling history and he talks about it all from the mood in the WWF locker room leading up to the first Wrestlemania to wrestling in front of tens of thousands in Miami during the Florida territory days. From being surprised at winning the WWF tag team titles shortly after entering the promotion to working for Dusty Rhodes to being a part of the York Foundation to being in the NWO in New Japan, Rotunda discusses it all.

There hasn't been many places or people that Rotunda didn't work throughout his long career and he tells all the in ring and behind the scenes stories right here in this edition of the Straight Shootin' Series.

Topics Include:
-Going from football to wrestling.
-His time at Syracuse.
-How he broke into wrestling.
-His training.
-What veterans helped him the most.
-Going to Mid-Atlantic.
-His first big program in Mid-Atlanta.
-Moving onto Florida.
-Teaming with Barry Windham.
-Leaving Florida for WWF.
-His opinion of Vince McMahon.
-Winning the tag titles so quickly in WWF.
-Working Adrian Adonis and Dick Murdoch.
-Having Lou Albano as their manager.
-The explosion of WWF to the national spotlight.
-The mood in the locker room before the first Wrestlemania.
-Being on the first Wrestlemania.
-Why they liked Wrestlemania.
-The road schedule.
-Being on Saturday Night's Main Event.
-Working Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff.
-Losing the tag titles to Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake.
-Why they quit WWF.
-Why he started using Rotunda instead of Rotundo.
-Going back to Florida.
-How Florida was different than his first run there.
-Going to NWA.
-His thoughts on Jim Crockett.
-Turning heel.
-The Varsity Club gimmick.
-Why Syracuse University didn't like his gimmick.
-The NWA locker room.
-Ric Flair.
-Winning the TV title.
-His TV title reign including matches against Nikita Koloff, Barry Windham, Jimmy Garvin and Sting.
-Being in the Tower Of Doom.
-Dusty Rhodes as a booker.
-Working with Kevin Sullivan.
-Why he didn't think Sullivan belonged in the Varsity Club.
-Working with Steve Williams.
-Rick Steiner's babyface turn.
-Wrestling The Road Warriors.
-Splitting up the Varisty Club.
-The road schedule in NWA.
-Ted Turner buys out Jim Crockett.
-Captain Mike Rotunda gimmick.
-Why he liked the gimmick.
-Leaving WCW.
-Going back to WWF.
-The Irwin R. Schyster gimmick.
-Why IRS was an easy gimmick.
-His thoughts on the gimmick.
-Going to the finals of King Of The Ring '91 vs. Bret Hart.
-Teaming with Ted Dibiase as Money Inc.
-Ultimate Warrior.
-Being in WWE during the steroid controversy.
-What the mood was like in the locker room during the controversy.
-The road schedule.
-Working Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake at Wrestlemania 9.
-His house show run vs. Hogan & Beefcake.
-leaving WWE.
-Going to WCW.
-The VK Wallstreet gimmick.
-Why he didn't like it.
-Working for Eric Bischoff.
-Going to New Japan.
-Being in the NWO in New Japan.
-Why he stopped going to New Japan.
-His favorite and least favorite guys to work in New Japan.
-The Varsity Club reunion in 2000.
-Vince Russo.
-The end of his WCW run.
-Going to All Japan.
-Rotunda discusses all this and much, much more!!!