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||May 27, 1955
||Married to Lauree
General Manager Bischoff
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The Dudley Boyz
||Eric's wife LOREE BISCHOFF
In The Beginning:
Eric Bischoff went to the University of Minnesota for a brief amount of time but did not graduate..
Eric Bischoff became a legitimate black belt of karate..
1989: Eric Bischoff entered in the wrestling business, working for Verne Gagne's American Wrestling Association in Minnesota..
Eric Bischoff became a commentator in the AWA on ESPN..
Eric Bischoff's other responsibilities included salaries, sponsorships and production of the shows..
1991: The AWA closed and Eric Bischoff looked elsewhere for work..
1991: Eric Bischoff sent an audition tape to the WWF but was not hired..
World Championship Wrestling:
Eric Bischoff then joined World Championship Wrestling as a Broadcast Announcer..
Eric Bischoff was soon promoted to Vice President of WCW...
Eric Bischoff went on to revolutionize WCW and wrestling as we know it..
Eric Bischoff was given two hours on Monday Night TNT television to compete with the WWF's Monday Night Raw program..
September 1995: Eric Bischoff & WCW present it's first edition of Monday Nitro, and the Monday Night Wrestling Wars began..
1996: Eric Bischoff creates the new World order, the storyline that eventually took WCW to an 86 week winning streak against RAW..
November 18, 1996 - Nitro: Eric Bischoff shocks the world by joining the nWo!
June 5, 2000: Eric Bischoff defeated Terry Funk for the WCW Hardcore title..
In The Meanstime:
July 2001: Eric Bischoff is offered a job in the WWF, for the Invasion angle, but turns down the offer..
March 2002: Eric Bischoff and Juvi Guerrera got into a verbal confrontation at a recent World Wrestling All-Stars PPV - Click Here..
March 2002: Rumors circulate that Eric Bischoff is in minor negotiations with the WWF to be part of the WWF/nWo revival..
World Wrestling Entertainment - General Manager of RAW:
July 15, 2002 - RAW: Eric Bischoff is named the "General Manager" of the WWE RAW brand by former enemy, Vince McMahon..
~~~Bischoff begins a campaign over the next few weeks to sign Rock, Triple H, Hulk Hogan amung others..
July 21, 2002 - Vengeance: Bischoff officially signs Triple H to the RAW brand..
July 29, 2002 - RAW: Bischoff officially steals Lance Storm, Christian, Test & Chris Jericho from Smackdown!
August 1, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bischoff is thrown out of the building but returns to the front row with a ticket..
~~~Stephanie McMahon announces that Benoit & Guerrero had jumped from RAW to Smackdown!
~~~Bischoff jumps the rail and is thrown out of the building again by Security..
August 26, 2002 - RAW: Eric unifies the Intercontinental & Hardcore titles in a match between Rob Van Dam & Tommy Dreamer..
~~~Also awards Jimmy Snuka a Lifetime achievement award, just before ordering the Island Boyz to attack!
~~~Bischoff was informed by Stephanie McMahon, that Brock Lesnar (and the Undisputed Title) are now exclusive to Smackdown!
September 9, 2002 - RAW: Eric Bischoff sinks to a whole new low, promising HLA (Hot Lesbian Action) live on RAW!
~~~Bischoff brings out the lesbians and talks them out of their clothes before Rosey & Jamal appear and demolish the Lesbians!
September 12, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bischoff disguises himself as a minister with an incredible make-up job..
~~~The minister performs the "Billy & Chuck Commitment Ceremony"..
~~~Bischoff unvails himself and ends up calling out Jamal & Rosey to attack Billy, Chuck & Stephanie McMahon..
~~~Rico was in on it and joins the RAW brand!
September 16, 2002 - RAW: A group of women calling themselves "the International Organization for Women" protest RAW..
~~~Bischoff decides to meet with them inside the ring..
~~~Bischoff sets them up for their "three minutes of fame"..
~~~Before Rosey & Jamal can attack, one of the women steps forward and kicks Bischoff in the crotch!
~~~She takes of her wig and it's Stephanie McMahon!
~~~Billy & Chuck hit the ring and give Bischoff a clothesline off the top rope!
~~~Rosey & Jamal make the save but Steph, Billy & Chuck escape through the crowd...
September 22, 2002 - Unforgiven: Rosey/Jamal defeat Billy/Chuck forcing Steph to perform HLA..
~~~Bischoff brought out a big ugly lesbian for Steph, but it turned out to be Rikishi, who gave Bischoff the stinkface!
October 7, 2002 - RAW: Bischoff presents an entertaining edition of RAW called RAW Roulette..
October 20, 2002 - No Mercy: Bischoff is threatened by Big Show to start pushing him or he will break his neck!
October 21, 2002 - RAW: Announces that Big Show was traded to Smackdown! and an Elimination Chamber at Survivor Series..
October 31, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bischoff shares a mysterious kiss with his mortal enemy, Stephanie McMahon!
January 13, 2003 - RAW: Bischoff is given 30 days by Vince McMahon to turn around RAW or else "YYOOOUUU'REEE FIRED!!!"..
January 20, 2003 - RAW: Bischoff's "bombshell" is that he is inviting Steve Austin to retain to the WWE at No Way Out..
Febuary 3, 2003 - RAW: Bischoff travels to Texas to meet with Steve Austin but is only given the runaround by the locals..
February 10, 2003 - RAW: Bischoff fires Jim Ross -- Vince McMahon fires Bischoff, but rehires him later when JR signs Steve Austin..
February 17, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff defeats Jim Ross after Sean Morely interfered, and smashed a cinder block on JR's face..
~~~Bischoff celebrated by drinking beers in the same fasion that Stone Cold Steve Austin used to drink..
February 23, 2002 - No Way Out: Steve Austin makes his return to the WWE whooping Eric Bischoff's ass in a matter of seconds!
March 10, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff tries to make peace with Steve Austin, but Austin stomps a mudhole in him!
March 17, 2003 - RAW: Steve Austin defeats Eric Bischoff in a No DQ match dispite inteference from The Rock!
~~~Before the event, Eric Bischoff & Ric Flair got into a minor scuffle backstage (not televised or storyline 100% legit)..
March 31, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff fires Steve Austin because he is a liability, saying that Austin has hidden his health problems..
April 7, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff confronts Jim Ross about some comments he made last week, and JR gets pissed off and QUITS!
April 14, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff teases the fans making them think Stone Cold Steve Austin would return, but it was a swerve..
April 28, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff beats Trish in a No DQ match with help from Jazz to win a hotel meeting with Trish..
~~~Linda McMahon showed up and put Eric Bischoff in his place, naming his new co-GM, Stone Cold Steve Austin!!!!!!!!
May 5, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff was stepped on all night long by Steve Austin in a battle for power..
May 18, 2003 - Judgment Day: Steve Austin spends the entire show getting his co-GM, Eric Bischoff, drunk and stuffed!
May 19, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff is not himself tonight as he is suffering from a major hangover and Steve Austin teases him..
June 15, 2003 - Bad Blood: Steve Austin defeats Eric Bischoff in a "Rednack Triathalon" (Burping, Pie Eating & Pig Pen Fun)..
June 30, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff forces Kane to face the crowd, and Kane ends up chokeslamming Bischoff off the stage!
August 4, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff beat Shane McMahon in a "No Holds Barred" match after Kane tombstoned Shane on the steps!
August 11, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff defeatd Kane by count out when Kane refused to fight Bischoff because its what "They" want!
August 18, 2003 - RAW: Linda McMahon issues a live statement but is interrupted when Eric Bischoff shows up at her house!
August 24, 2003 - Summerslam: Shane McMahon defeated Eric Bischoff after interference from The Coach (heel turn) & Steve Austin..
October 20, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff challanged Steve Austin to a Team Bischoff vs Team Austin match at Survivor Series..
November 3, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff & Steve Austin continue picking their teams for their 5-on-5 match at Survivor Series..
November 16, 2003 - Survivor Series: Team Bischoff defeated Team Austin officially ending Steve Austin's reign as co-GM of RAW..
November 17, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff grants all five members of Team Bischoff one favour each, to be cashed in any time..
~~~Later - Molly Holly & Eric Bischoff beats Matt Hardy & Lita when Matt Hardy walks out on Lita, and dumps her on the spot!
November 24, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff presents the second ever RAW ROULETTE, which is a pretty entertaining concept at times..
December 1, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff is shocked when Mick Foley shows up on RAW and appoints himself a Co-GM of the brand!
Janaury 5, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff, fearing the arrival of Steve Austin, hands over his GM duties to Theodore Long for one night..
Janaury 12, 2003 - RAW: Eric Bischoff returns to his General Manager duties on RAW..
January 25, 2004 - Royal Rumble: Eric Bischoff (RAW GM) and Paul Heyman (SD! GM) get into confrontation and begin to catfight..
~~~Sherrif Steve Austin drove his four-wheeler to the ring and delivered Stunners to both General Managers..
February 23, 2003 - RAW: Vince McMahon calls out Eric Bischoff for a "fight" to hype up the release of the Monday Night Wars DVD..
~~~The match was ruled a NO CONTEST after Brock Lesnar showed up and attacked referee Stone Cold Steve Austin!
May 10, 2004 - RAW: Eric Bischoff tells William Regal to sabotage Eugene's match so he'll lose and quit with embarassment..
~~~Eugene managed to defeated Rob Conway, dispite William Regal briefly tripping him from outside the ring..
May 31, 2004 - RAW: Eric Bischoff orders The Coach to apoligize to Eugene it was all another set-up to embarass Eugene..
September 27, 2004 - RAW: Vince McMahon books Eric Bischoff in a match against Eugene at Taboo Tuesday (fans chose stips)..
October 4, 2004 - RAW: Eric Bischoff pays off Carmella to try to convince Eugene not to go through with the match..
October 18, 2004 - RAW: Gene Snitsky demolished Eugene Dinsmore in a match purposely set up by Eric Bischoff..
October 19, 2004 - Taboo Tuesday: Eugene Dinsmore defeated Eric Bischoff in a "Hair vs Hair" match..
~~~Eric Bischoff's then recieved a buzzcut from Eugene, revealing a whole lot of grey hairs, which Vince McMahon poked fun at!
October 25, 2004 - RAW: Eric Bischoff comes out and says that he's tired of being held back & decides to give himself the night off!
December 13, 2004 - RAW: Eric Bischoff books an Elimination Chamber match for New Years Revolution for the vacant World title!
March 7, 2005 - RAW: Randy Orton proposed match against Undertaker, and then delivers an RKO to the "Legend" Eric Bischoff..
March 17, 2005 - Smackdown!: Eric Bischoff & Theodore Long attended the contract signing between Undertaker and Randy Orton..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Bischoff vs ECW:
May 16, 2005 - RAW: Chris Benoit vs Tajiri in an ECW-rules match ended in a NO CONTEST when Eric Bischoff cancelled the match..
~~~Eric Bischoff then banned all RAW wrestlers from participating in ECW's One Night Stand PPV and bans any ECW-style matches..
~~~Eric Bischoff adds that he is banning ECW chants by the fans and will confiscate any ECW sign that he sees in the crowd!
May 23, 2005 - RAW: Eric Bischoff had a "funeral" for ECW interrupted by Vince McMahon, who brought out Paul Heyman!
~~~Paul Heyman pointed out that for the first time ever, the masterminds behind WWE, WCW, and ECW were in the same ring!
~~~Vince McMahon revealed that he secretly supported ECW financially, while Bischoff's WCW went out of his way to destroy it!
~~~Vince McMahon encouraged the two figureheads to butt heads and proclaimed "May the best man win!" and left the ring..
~~~Paul Heyman cut a promo on Eric Bischoff, inviting him to come to ECW One Night Stand to experience ECW first hand..
~~~Paul Heyman put an exclamation point on his messege by lighting Bischoff's black ECW-logo wreath on fire inside the ring!
May 30, 2005 - RAW: Edge defeated Chris Benoit in a Tables match with help from Maven, Tomko & GENE SNITSKI!
~~~Edge, Maven, Tomko & Gene Snitsky make up Bischoff's army of voluteers who will try to put a stop to the ECW PPV..
~~~Eric Bischoff explains that that was a messege to Paul Heyman on what to expect at One Night Stand..
June 6, 2005 - RAW: Eric Bischoff & the anti-ECW crusaders (Edge/Christin/Tomko) called out Paul Heyman & The Dudleyz..
~~~Paul Heyman came out with the Dudleyz to cut a promo on Bischoff and then said "ECW never backs down from a fight"..
~~~Eric Bischoff then called out some additional "Crusaders" to stack the deck against Heyman & The Dudleyz..
~~~Paul Heyman acted scared, but then declared.... ECW NEVER BACKS DOWN FROM A FIGHT and pointed to the rafters..
~~~Tommy Dreamer, Sandman, Rhyno, Balls Mahoney & Axl Rotten showed up and the brawl insued with ECW coming out on top!
June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: Eric Bischoff bought tickets so that his anti-ECW crusaders could sit in the balcony..
~~~Bischoff's boys were shocked when Steve Austin showed up after the main event to throw a beer bash in honor of ECW..
~~~Steve Austin, surrounded by ECW, challenegd the anti-ECW crusaders sitting in the balcony to come to the right for a fight!
~~~The anti-ECW crusaders came down and squared off with ECW in a huge brawl which ended with ECW standing TALL!!
~~~Steve Austin asked Mick Foley to drag Eric Bischoff, who had joined commentary, to the ring to be taken care of..
~~~Eric Bischoff was then hit with a 3D from the Dudleyz, a flying headbutt from Benoit, and a 619 from Mysterio!
~~~Steve Austin asked Eric Bischoff what he thinks of ECW, and Bischoff screamed "F*ck ECW!!!!!!!!!"
~~~Steve Austin then kicked Eric Bischoff in the gut and Stunned him and had the Dudleyz carry him out!
World Wrestling Entertainment - Bischoff vs John Cena:
July 11, 2005 - RAW: John Cena gave Eric Bischoff the FU slam after Chris Jericho refused to come to the ring..
August 2005: Eric Bischoff put his political powers behind Chris Jericho's challenge for John Cena's WWE title at Summerslam..
August 8, 2005 - RAW: Chris Jericho defeated referee Chad Patton in a match ordered by Eric Bischoff to punish Patton..
August 22, 2005 - RAW: John Cena defeated Chris Jericho in a "You're Fired" match resulting in Y2J being FIRED by Eric Bischoff!
~~~After the match, Kurt Angle attacked John Cena and Eric Bischoff named Angle the NEW #1 Contender to Cena's WWE title..
September 18, 2005 - Unforgiven: Kurt Angle beat John Cena (Champion) by DQ when Cena was caught using the belt as a weapon..
~~~After the ruling, Eric Bischoff interjected and ruled that Cena doesn't get the belt back ---- so John Cena FU'd Bischoff!
September 19, 2005 - RAW: Eric Bischoff was ready to present the WWE title to Kurt Angle when Vince McMahon showed up!
September 26, 2005 - RAW: Vince McMahon showed up again and booked Bischoff in a WWE title match at "WWE Homecoming"..
~~~Kurt Angle angleslammed John Cena through a Table and Eric Bischoff raised the WWE championship belt over his head!
World Wrestling Entertainment - RAW vs Smackdown!:
October 3, 2005 - WWE Homecoming: Eric Bischoff finally stood up to "Vince" telling him that he was a "SICK" man..
~~~After Mr. McMahon had left the building, Bischoff interjected his authority and cancelled the Smackdown! showcase match..
~~~In the main event: John Cena defeated Eric Bischoff to retain the WWE championship despite interference from Kurt Angle!
~~~The John Cena/Kurt Angle brawl was put on the backburner as a massive Smackdown! vs RAW brawl broke out around the ring..
October 24, 2005 - RAW: Kurt Angle defeated John Cena by tap out in a Non Title match with Mick Foley as the referee..
~~~Mick Foley abandoned the match to brawl with Carlito Cool, so Eric Bischoff ran down to assume the referee duties..
~~~Kurt Angle put the anklelock on John Cena and Bischoff lifted Cena's arm and dropped it, simulating a tap out!
November 1, 2005 - Taboo Tuesday: Eric Bischoff was humiliated when Team SD! defeated Team RAW in a 2-on-2 Tag Team match..
~~~Bischoff was double-pissed after John Cena somehow defeated Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels in a Triple Threat match..
November 4, 2005 - Smackdown!: Eric Bischoff & Theodore Long agreed to do a RAW vs SD! Elimination match at Survivor Series..
November 7, 2005 - RAW: Eric Bischoff took his frustrations out on the RAW roster after embarrassing him at Taboo Tuesday..
November 2005: RAW GM Eric Bischoff & SD! GM Theodore Long agreed to do a RAW vs SD! Elimination match at Survivor Series..
November 11, 2005 - Smackdown!: Batista (SD!) vs Edge w/Lita (RAW) in an Interpromotional Street Fight ended in a No Contest..
~~~Chris Masters & Eric Bischoff lured Team SD! away from the building, so Kane & Big Show interfered unopposed..
~~~Kane & Big Show went to the ring and attacked Batista and gave him the double-choke-slam-from-hell in the ring!
November 21, 2005 - RAW: Team RAW and Team Smackdown! met up in the parking lot and Batista was chokeslammed on a car!
November 27, 2005 - Survivor Series: Theodore Long (SD!) defeated Eric Bischoff (RAW) with help from The Boogeyman!
~~~John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Team Smackdown! defeated Team RAW (Bad night for RAW and especially for Eric Bischoff)
November 28, 2005 - RAW: Eric Bischoff annoounced that "failures would not be tolorated" and promised to fire somebody tonight!
~~~Vince McMahon made a surprise appearance and took advantage of yet another opportunity to humiliate Eric Bischoff..
~~~~~~Vince McMahon told Eric Bischoff to set a goal tonight, and see it through, or else he just might get fired!
~~~~~~Eric Bischoff set a goal to see John Cena tap out by the end of the night and lose the WWE Championship..
~~~Main Event: John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Chris Masters in a 3-WAY Submissions match to retain the WWE title!
December 5, 2005 - RAW: Vince McMahon led a series of "Trial of Eric Bischoff" skits which all took place in a real court room..
~~~The Coach represented Eric Bischoff, and Mick Foley represented the prosecution, and of course Vince was the judge!
~~~~~It all ended up in the ring at the end of the night with Vince firing Bischoff and literally slamming him in a dump truck..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Controversy Creates Cash:
August 2006: Eric Bischoff signed a deal with WWE for an upcoming autobiography titled "Eric Bischoff: Controversy Creates Cash"
September 25, 2006 - RAW: Eric Bischoff made a one-time appearance on RAW to promote the upcoming release of his auto-biography..
October 2, 2006 - RAW: Eric Bischoff talked to Triple H & Shawn Michaels about his book and said DX was an nWo rip-off..
October 23, 2006 - RAW: Randy Orton (w/Edge & Lita) defeated Triple H (w/Shawn Michaels) with help from Eric Bischoff!!
November 5, 2006 - Cyber Sunday: Rated RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) defeated DX (Triple H & Shawn Michaels)..
~~~Fans Chose The Referee for the Match: 1) Vince McMahon -- 2) Eric Bischoff (60%) -- or 3) Jonathan Coachman..
November 6, 2006 - RAW: Eric Bischoff was General Manager for one night and did his best to create controversy!
~~~Eric Bischoff stirred things up all night but actually had his face pressed between the butt of Big Dick Johnson by DX!!
March 5, 2007 - RAW: Eric Bischoff made a brief appearance to confront Vince McMahon and endorse Donald Trump..