Brian Pillman – A Tale of Deception Before Untimely Death

Brian Pillman and his "Loose Cannon" gimmick was the talk of the wrestling business in 1996. This is the story of how The Loose Cannon pulled it all off.

Towards the end of 1995, Brian Pillman was desperately trying to stay relevant in WCW amidst the huge wrestling stars like Macho Man Randy Savage, Ric Flair, and Hulk Hogan.

With under a year left on his WCW contract, back injuries, and a growing family to look after, Brian started looking to the future and trying to find a way to make it to the top.

In order to try to reach the next level, Brian sought out WCW Executive Vice President Eric Bischoff to ask how to improve his place in the company.

Bischoff, on Pillman’s Loose Cannon DVD, also said, "Brian and I talked about the evolution of his character and turning into a more of an unpredictable loose cannon as we’ve come to know him."

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