"The Madness Behind The Mania" Studio Shoot Interview DVD
An Inside Look At WWE WrestleMania I & The Superstars That Lived It
featuring The Iron Sheik, "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff & "Cowboy" Bob Orton































BOSTONWRESTLING.COM and the Millennium Wrestling Federation team to bring you the first in a new series of "The Madness Behind The Mania" Studio Shoot Interview DVD's.  WWE HOF'ers The Iron Sheik, "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff and "Cowboy" Bob Orton reunite with John Cena Sr., wrestling historian The Jackal and Dan Mirade for two and a half hours of behind the scenes stories and memories from the mid-1980's leading into WrestleMania I and happenings afterwards.

Discussed in this must own DVD include:

- Iron Sheik, Paul Orndorff & Bob Orton discuss how they got involved in professional wrestling
- Sheik on moving from Iran to the US and his early days in the AWA
- Discussion of Verne Gagne killing his roommate
- Orndorff on how Hiro Matsuda tried to break him with physical torture, along with the early days of working for Bill Watts and college football career
- Orndorff on 80's fans being turned off by today's product
- Orton discusses being part of a pro wrestling family and how difficult Matsuda was training him
- Orton talks about going with his father to live events when he was a child
- Orton on how it feels to watch his son Randy in WWE
- John Cena Sr. talks about how his son and other top present day WWE stars look at the legends
- Discussion about old school professional wrestling opposed to "sports entertainment"
- Discussion of the territorial system -vs- one or two national promotions
- Orton talks when Vince McMahon promised to hold off on national expansion until
- Orndorff talks about getting "the call" from Vince McMahon Sr. to come to the WWF
- Orndorff talks about being pressured into signing a contract in Georgia while waiting to debut for WWF and where Vince Sr. sent him to buy time
- Were there trust issues with so many guys coming into WWF with few top spots?
- Sheik on how the Iranian hostage situation got him hot
- Jackal talks about the migration of talent to WWF and Orton's early days in WWF
- How would wrestling history have changed if Sheik took Gagne's offer to break Hogan's leg and take the WWF Heavyweight Championship to the AWA?
- Sheik's thought process for 24 hours following Gagne's phone call
- Sheik explains telling the McMahons, Pat Patterson and Hogan what Gagne's offer was
- Sheik explains his anger with Hogan not helping him get a job with WCW
- Group discussion on Andre The Giant, Jimmy Snuka, Junkyard Dog getting as over as Hogan if given the chance
- Orton on the schedule of the 80's
- Cena Sr. and Sheik's thoughts on Hogan and how he got over
- Could a top star from another territory have been as successful as Hogan?
-  How big was MTV in getting WWF over?
- Orndorff on Georgia's television
- Orndorff on WWF pay vs other territories
- USA Network's importance in WWF's expansion
- Discussion on "Dr. D" David Schultz attacking John Stossell of ABC TV's "20/20" at MSG and Orton witnessing the incident
- Sheik talks about being with Jim Duggan being caught with drugs by NJ Police
- Sheik goes into detail about how the police pulled him and Duggan over, what the police found and how they reacted
- With NBC's Saturday Night's Main Event on the horizon, would WWF have really gone under if WrestleMania tanked?
- What was it like to deal with Mr. T leading up to WrestleMania?
- Orton on his boxing match with Mr. T on SNME and their differences
- Orndorff discusses how the boys resented the celebrities and what would have happened to Mr. T if he got out of line
- Discussion of WrestleMania I almost looking like a super-sized house show compared to the WrestleMania's of today
- Resentment of the stars left off of WrestleMania
- Discussion of Tito Santana's strength as a babyface
- Would Santana have been better off working Greg Valentine
- Thoughts on David Sammartino and never living up to his father's legend
- Sheik on helping Bruno in a locker room incident where a group of football players tried to attack Sammartino
- Cena Sr. and The Jackal talk about how difficult it was for David to live up to Bruno's name
- Did Brutus Beefcake belong on the card?
- Sheik talks about training Ricky Steamboat
- Sheik shoots hard on Matt Borne and a wild night the two shared a hotel room
- Discussion of King Kong Bundy
- Sheik talks about witnessing Orndorff beating the hell out of Vader
- Orndorff's take on his locker room fight with Vader
- Discussion of Andre
- Who Andre dated in real life
- Orton tells a story of a brawl between Blackjack Mulligan & Andre in a bar in NY
- Sheik shoots hard on Andre and some amazing conflicts between the two
- Discussion on the late Junkyard Dog
- Talk of how hot JYD was in New Orleans
- Discussion of Watts scandal building Dog and how he wound up getting fired from WCW by Hank Aaron
- What gimmick did JYD come up with for the Sheik?
- Sheik on JYD's "medicine" use
- Sheik talks about going into ghettos with JYD
- Sheik's thoughts on he and Nikolai Volkoff defeating Barry Windham and Mike Rotundo for the WWF Tag Team Titles
- Discussion on Wendi Richter and Cyndi Lauper
- In-depth look at Hulk Hogan & Mr. T vs "Rowdy" Roddy Piper & "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff
- Thoughts on Piper going to McMahon to get out of doing the job
- Insane travel schedule after WrestleMania and the toll it took on the boys and their families
- Orndorff talks about how he grew to hate the travel with a passion
- Orndorff tells a story about being pushed back on the road by Vince McMahon in the middle of having a rare three days off in a row
- Orndorff talks about how his career was really over in 1986
- How much of a need was there for drugs and steroids to get through the schedule?
- Orndorff on WrestleMania II match against Don Muraco
- Orton on being in the corner of Piper against T in a boxing match at WMII
- Sheik on the WMII Battle Royal with wrestlers and NFL players
- Orndorff on not being a part of WrestleMania III
- Orton on teaming with Muraco against Rick Martel & Tom Zenk opening WMIII, and what celebrity he was happy to meet
- Sheik on teaming with Volkoff against the Killer Bees
- Sheik goes in depth about his dislike about B. Brian Blair
- Talk about man-on-man "humbling" is a form of punishment in Iran
- Discussion about their return at WM21 and induction into the WWE Hall of Fame
- Orton talks about being inducted by his son Randy with his father the late Bob Orton Sr. in the crowd shortly before he passed away
- Orndorff on being inducted to both the WWE and college football Hall of Fame's
- Sheik on his legendary HOF induction speech
- Sheik on a JBL story where he and Barry Windham found the Sheik doing hindu squats in his underwear on a beach in Africa after a night of medicine
- Thoughts on so many stars passing away so young
- Discussion about the Benoit family tragedy, with both Sheik and Orndorff living in Fayetteville, GA, minutes from the site of the murder/suicide
- The legends talk about how they'd like to be remembered
- Sheik on a recent hospitalization
- A surprise for the Sheik's birthday
- Tons more!