Nasty Boy Brian Knobbs on WWE Hall of Fame aspirations, identifies a standout match against The Rockers, comments on today's wrestling scene, and working with Jimmy Hart


prowrestling.net
MEMBERSHIP INFO | LOG-IN | CONTACT US | SUBMIT NEWS | ABOUT US
Insider News • Live TV & PPV Coverage • Hitlists • Results • Blogs

HOME | WWE NEWS | TNA NEWS | MMA NEWS | ALL NEWS | TV & PPV | ARENA REPORTS | VIEWPOINTS | PRODUCT REVIEWS | AWARDS



Dot Net App
GOT AN IPHONE, IPAD, IPOD TOUCH, SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB, OR ANDROID PHONE?

THEN BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD OUR NEW FREE APP
(or SEARCH "pro wrestling" in App Store or Android Marketplace)

Dot Net Podcast
CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO DOT NET FREE PODCAST IN ITUNES OR CLICK HERE FOR LISTING OF LATEST SHOWS

WWE News


Nasty Boy Brian Knobbs on WWE Hall of Fame aspirations, identifies a standout match against The Rockers, comments on today's wrestling scene, and working with Jimmy Hart
2015-06-08 13:00:24


The Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling Podcast with Brian Knobbs
Interview available at tmptow.podomatic.com

Who was a favorite tag team of the Nasty Boys to work against: We had some of our best matches with The Rockers. We liked each other and trusted each other, they are the ones that innovated the different maneuvers that you didn't see before like the double leap frogs, double drop downs, double hip toss, double elbow/pop up a lot of double stuff put together and that was all done by Shawn (Michaels) and Marty (Jannety). We were more of the brawlers. But we worked so fantastic together. I remember a match against them that still holds up in my head and it's on one of the Coliseum Videos from the WWF. Nasty Boys against The Rockers at the Royal Albert Hall in England. We were the tag champs at the time and what a great match we had, we just clicked and you could see that. When you are in with a group where you are learning from them or and maybe a little older then you in the ring and you get along then you can see the work that happens in the ring and how smooth it works and how good everything looks.

Working with Jimmy Hart as the Nasty Boys manager: I consider him to be our true manager. He is the one that took us to the top and he is definitely one of the best managers out there. From Capt. Lou Albano to Bobby "The Brain" Heenan you've got a lot of different managers out there, but Jimmy Hart is the hardest working man in show business and he still looks fantastic. He is still out there doing his thing and he loves this business and was a true manager for us when we first broke into the business. When we got to WWE, he said that he would ride with us and get a room together and help us out. After 10 days we landed in Tampa and he said "Nasty Boys, I love you but you guys can handle it from here", he lasted 10 days with the Nasty Boys and we weren't rooming or riding together anymore. But those were the crazy days, what can I say?

The origin of the Nasty Boys look: When we were in Memphis, we came out in black ladies rain coats that looked like leather and had these spandex gold tights and long boots and Jerry Lawler said "if you are supposed to be Nasty Boys you don't look like you are from the streets." So me and Sags went out and really became the first ones who decided to cover up their bodies. Our arms looked great but everything else didn't look that great so we could cover everything else and if our arms got any smaller we would have just worn long sleeve sweatshirts. We started to cover up and added the splash with the Nasty Boys logo and actually the only thing I didn't like was that he (Lawler) painted our face and that was the Road Warriors trademark so we got rid of that right before we left Memphis.

On today's wrestling scene: I still love the wrestling business, but the only thing I dislike is there are not too many places for the younger guys to go work. When we were growing up if you were good enough there were other places you could go work to become the very best at what you do and work on your craft. Today, I think that is missing in the wrestling business but everything changes and you have to go with the flow.

Possibly being inducted into the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame: That would be the final liner in the Nasty Boys legacy to get actually inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. That would put the ultimate stamp on our careers and we are getting older, me and Sags are both 52 and that would be the honor of all honors to get inducted. So I hope people are out their rooting for us because it would be our highest honor.

Other topics include the beginning of his career with his training in the AWA, working in WCW against the Steiner Brother, winning the WWF Tag Titles from the Hart Foundation, and his love for wrestling.

RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE:


READ OUR INSIDER NEWS BEFORE ANYONE ELSE! BECOME A MEMBER FOR JUST $7.50 A MONTH (or less with a year-long sub) - GET THE FIRST LOOK AT EXCLUSIVE INSIDER DOT NET NEWS, TONS OF EXCLUSIVE AUDIO CONTENT, MEMBER MESSAGE BOARD ACCESS, START YOUR OWN BLOG, AND VIEW THE SITE WITHOUT ANY ADVERTISING: SIGN ME UP (or MORE INFO)



RELATED ARTICLES FROM MGID AFFILIATE SITES...

From Around the Web


MEMBERSHIP INFO
Become a Dot Net Member right now for $7.50 a month or $66 a year ($5.50 a month avg.). Get exclusive audio, first-look insider news, Forum access, member blogs, more...

CLICK FOR SIGN-UP INFO


The Current Must-Read List
NEW PROWRESTLING.NET ANDROID APP - DOWNLOAD NOW
WWE Hall of Famer's son surprisingly cut by NFL team
02/19 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell and Jake Barnett on Undertaker at WrestleMania 32, WWE Smackdown, WWE Fastlane
Gutteridge's Ring of Honor TV Hit List: Young Bucks vs. ACH and Matt Sydal, Silas Young and the Beer City Bruiser vs. Caprice Coleman and Will Ferrara, and the final Round 1 match of the 2016 Top Prospect Tournament
Powell's WWE Smackdown Hit List: Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose vs. The Dudley Boyz, Dolph Ziggler and The Lucha Dragons vs. Sheamus, Rusev, and Alberto Del Rio
2/19 ROH Honor Rising Night 1: Roderick Strong vs. Tomohiro Ishii for the ROH TV Championship, The Briscoes vs. Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson, The Young Bucks and Kenny Omega vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Bobby Fish, and Kyle O'Reilly
Gutteridge's WWE NXT Hit List: Sami Zayn vs. Samoa Joe in a No. 1 Contenders Match, American Alpha, Enzo and Cass vs. Blake, Murphy, Dash and Dawson, and Asuka vs. Deonna Purrazzo
2/18 Dot Net Weekly Audio Show Set List: WWE Fastlane and how it leads to WrestleMania 32, Vincent J McMahon Award, WWE Global Cruiserweight Series, Michelle Beadle
02/18 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell reviewing the latest NXT television show and explaining an easy way that ROH could enhance their television main events
2/17 Moore's Lucha Underground TV Review: Prince Puma vs. Pentagon Jr, Rey Mysterio talks about the history between El Dragon Azteca and the Cuetos, Joey Ryan vs. Cage
ACCESS PREVIOUS MUST-READ ARTICLES

Vote In Our Latest Poll

Is the Vincent J McMahon Award legitimate or part of a storyline?
 
pollcode.com free polls
VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS
VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS

Dot Net Free Podcasts
02/19 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell and Jake Barnett on Undertaker at WrestleMania 32, WWE Smackdown, WWE Fastlane
02/18 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell reviewing the latest NXT television show and explaining an easy way that ROH could enhance their television main events
02/17 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell and Jake Barnett on Brock Lesnar discussing his history of concussions on ESPN, the WWE Global Cruiserweight Series, Wade Barrett and WWE
02/16 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell on Brie Bella announcing her retirement plans, Daniel Bryan, Big Show on the Stone Cold Podcast, the WWE Raw Hit List, Michelle Beadle, and WWE Fastlane
02/15 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell on John Cena saying it is time to gamble, final WWE Raw before WWE Fastlane, Brock Lesnar at Smackdown, Daniel Bryan, Undertaker
02/12 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Zack Zimmerna's NXT TV review, Jason Powell's thoughts on WWE Smackdown featuring the second AJ Styles vs. Chris Jericho match
02/11 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell on the WWE Network subscriber count, WWE reducing Titus O'Neil's suspension, Vince McMahon on WrestleMania 32
02/10 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Titus O'Neil suspended for grabbing Vince McMahon, CM Punk's back surgery leads to postponement of his UFC debut, and more
02/09 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Jason Powell's WWE Raw Review featuring Daniel Bryan's retirement speech
02/08 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Daniel Bryan announces his retirement, ROH production upgrades and new television possibilities
CLICK FOR FULL LISTING OF ALL PODCASTS

Latest from Our Affiliate Site

_pwtorch.com_
CLICK HERE FOR MORE PWTORCH HEADLINES

© 2008-2012 LAST ROW MEDIA LLC • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED -- PRIVACY POLICY