CAC Radio – Episode 53: Mean Gene Okerlund
Welcome to the 53rd edition of CAC Radio! Hosts David and Morgan welcome a legendary voice in professional wrestling Mean Gene Okerlund to the program. Mr. Okerlund has been one of the most colorful personalities in pro wrestling for the past 40+ years and it was fun to reflect on his great career, as well as his participation this past April as emcee of the CAC Reunion banquet.
During the interview Mean Gene talks about:
- His early broadcasting career
- Working in the AWA
- Becoming friends with Bobby Heenan
- Leaving the AWA to join the WWF
- Singing at the first WrestleMania
- The crowd at the Pontiac Silverdome
- Hulk Hogan in WCW
- His WWE Hall of Fame Induction
- Catching up with friends at the CAC Reunion
- Filming Legends House
- His advice to youngsters in the business
- And much more!
In addition, “The Golden Boy” Greg Anthony, joins the broadcast to talk about the importance of the Cauliflower Alley Club and how his association with the CAC has helped his successful career.
Note: We recorded this interview prior to Emily Miller passing away…may she rest in peace.