Off The Top Rope Episode 27: King of the Ring 1996


This week, Mike risks the wrath of fanboys everywhere with his issues with #PipeBombshell and we talk about our hopes for the future direction of the WWE, but why Night of Champions might not be an automatic buy. Then, TNA TNAs when it comes to firing Devon and the Bound for Glory Series. After that, we geek out over NXT.

Then, it’s on to King of the Ring 1996. We talk about whether or not it’s the Birth of the Austin Era as well as Owen Hart’s prowess on commentary (or lack thereof), how big of a star Brian Pillman could have been in the Attitude Era, and more.

We name our MVP and LVPs, and then announce next week, we’re going into the Bischoff-Russo rabbit hole, much to Rex’s horror, with Spring Stampede 2000.