Pat Tanaka (Orient Express, Bad Company) Shoot Interview
Pat Tanaka was one half of the Bad Company tag team that ran rampant in the AWA and Memphis territories and later went to the WWE with long time tag team partner Paul Diamond. Pat also was in ECW and WCW as well and we touch on that too. During this tell all interview Pat goes in deep on road stories with some of the most notorious ribbers like Curt Henning, drug use and of course making it into the big time with the WWE.
Pat talks all about coming up in the Florida territory and being around legends like Hiro Matsuda and Eddie Graham. You will hear how Dusty Rhodes played a huge role into getting him his first break in the Crockett territory. What was it like to work TV during that time period and work with the greats like Abby, Tully Blanchard, Ric Flair.
How did Pat wind up working for Jerry Lawler and Jerry Jarrett. What was the Memphis territory like during its heyday. How did he meet Paul Diamond for the very first time. Ton of stories on Buddy Landel, Rocky Johnson and Bill Dundee. How did he end up working for Verne Gagne? How crazy did the ribs get in the AWA, including a never told before Henning story.
Pat made it to the big time when the WWE brought him into the company - find out why Paul Diamond did not come in with him at first. His awesome match vs the Rockers at Wrestlemania VI & so much more! Also hear stories on Bret Hart, Roddy Piper, Paul Heyman & ECW.