[14] Inferno was injured in early 1997 and he took some time off before returning in September. Just give us the cause of death! Home / Profile / Disco Inferno. Disco joined The Mamalukes, then the Filthy Animals,[3] renaming himself Hip Hop Inferno[citation needed] and then Disqo (a pun on R&B singer Sisqó, whose single "Thong Song" was a major hit at the time). Note: This episode is available to patrons… It’s time to do the Ultimate Wrestling Q&A. [2] On the November 26 pay-per-view, Gilbertti teamed up with Diamond and Swinger in a 6-man tag team match to face 3Live Kru (Konnan, Ron Killings and B.G. [12], Disco started making a push in the cruiserweight division by the mid-1996. Both talents shared similar views of what made wrestling important and what WCW needed. [54][55], He appeared at the WrestleCon Supershow during Wrestlemania 31 weekend in San Jose, California. The show is currently on the MLW Radio Network. [3] At Bash at the Beach, Inferno lost a match to Konnan. Often, he would bring a cheat sheet with a diagram on how to apply the hold to the ring. On that same Guest Booker interview, Gilbertti elaborated on his philosophy on booking professional wrestling: "There has never been a book written on wrestling. Inferno received a spot on Russo’s creative team along with an on-air role. eWrestlingNews was founded in 1999 and has been covering wrestling news 24/7 ever since. [2][47] The next month, he earned his title shot against the champion Jeff Jarrett but lost the match after Vince Russo hit him with a baseball bat.[2][48]. Highlight reel of Disco Inferno-bashing aboard "Chris Jericho's Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager At Sea" in October 2018. Tags. He has been with the show since it debuted on Podcast One in 2016. 1985-1996), Indian actress; Disco Inferno (wrestler) (born 1968), American professional wrestler; Disco Fury, Canadian professional wrestler, trainer of Bambi Hall; Arts and entertainment Films. Disco Inferno. American professional wrestler best known for his work for WCW from 1995 to the bitter end as Disco Inferno. At Starrcade, Disco and LeRoux lost to Mamalukes after Disco accidentally attacked LeRoux. He retired from wrestling … [3] He defeated La Parka at SuperBrawl VIII. January 11, 2021. He also credited as being the script writer/creative consultant for this tour. [2][46] On May 7, 2003 pay-per-view, he won an Anarchy Battle Royal to become the number one contender to the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. Glenn Gilbertti, Actor: Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report. In Vince Russo's book Rope Opera, Russo says when he was close to re-signing as head writer of the WWE creative team in mid-2002, he requested that Gilbertti be brought in with him; according to Russo, word got around about Gilbertti's booking to the point that Vince McMahon questioned Russo's decision about bringing in Gilbertti due to legitimate concerns about Gilbertti's ideas, and referenced the "martian invasion" angle to him. On the March 10 episode, Gilbertti and Swinger lost to Mack and Ace Austin. [2][41] He was eliminated by the 'Fruits in Suits', Australian children's TV performers, in a WCW style joke story line. The next PPV, Eruption, saw Disco commentating on the full event and not competing. He ended up splitting from Wright and forming a brief partnership with Mike Sanders. Charlotte Flair could be out of action until 2021. On the March 8 episode, while searching for Don Callis ringside to discuss his Impact management role, Gilbertti had a confrontation with Scarlett Bordeaux. This was a mock of the Rock's people's elbow and involved Disco wearing a hardhat and doing the YMCA dance before dropping the elbow. Beginning of in-ring career: 20.11.1991. [2][3][16][17] Four weeks later, he dropped the title to Booker T.[2][3][17], After having two reigns as Television Champion, Disco once again became an enhancement talent and a mid-carder in the cruiserweight division. According to Inferno, one reason for the loss of hype is because Riddle is being made to play a goofy babyface in WWE. Disco Inferno made a brief appearance on the December 15 edition of Impact Wrestling titled "Total Nonstop Deletion." Let’s do this. They do that while having had folks like Benoit, Eddie, Jericho, Rey and co. ... Sting returns in 2020? September 26, 2020 Eddie Kingston recently responded to comments made by Disco Inferno and others on an episode of Konnan’s “Keepin’ it 100” podcast. There is a difference in Riddle's persona and his current wrestling style. Average rating in 2018: 5.71. The team was used for comedy relief and often danced before their entrance. Published 16 Dec 2020, 11:29 IST WWE Raw Riddle [3][38] During the match, Disco turned on Konnan by hitting him with a Chart Buster and began feuding with both the Animals and the Thrillers.[3]. Russo placed Disco into the Filthy Animals faction where he was clearly the worst member. He defeated Mr. [9][10] He also competed on January 23, 1996 Clash of the Champions XXXII in a losing effort to Kevin Sullivan. In late 2007, Gilbertti worked for TNA as a road agent and also contributed to the creative team with Vince Russo. Later in the night, he was shown backstage being made fun of by Alisha Edwards and Kiera Hogan for losing to Bordeaux. During his time with the WWA, Disco continued his humorous gimmick both in and out of the ring. Disco Inferno: WrestleCade WrestleCade 2012 Nov 25th 2012: Disco Inferno & Hurricane Helms: def. [13] At World War 3, he participated in the three ring, 60 man battle royal with the winner receiving a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship. [2] His name was often spelled incorrectly using "Glen Gilberti" or "Glenn Gilberti". He was trained by Steve Lawler and started in the North Georgia Wrestling Alliance in 1991. Disco Inferno went on to contrast Omega to Chris Jericho and Jon Moxley, who both landed in AEW after achieving significant success in the WWE. In 2003, he returned to WWA under his "Disco Inferno" gimmick. In September 2015, Kayfabe Commentaries, who produces DVDs of wrestler interviews, released "Guest Booker with Glenn Gilbertti" where Gilbertti talked about his wrestling philosophy as well as his joke ideas such as the martian invasion, the Invisible Man, and "Bill Ding: The Evil Architect"; when asked what his favorite story or character he booked, Gilbertti said the booking of Lance Storm in WCW where Storm was pushed week after week to the point where he held three titles at the same time. [2][50] Gilbertti left TNA and returned to independent circuit. He held the NGWA Tag Team Titles with Ashley Clark. [3], In spring 2000, Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo "rebooted" WCW and the New Blood was formed. Inferno said that he wants to know exactly why. You will be redirected. Russo trusted Disco enough to become part of the creative team in 2000. He also had a short stint with the United States Wrestling Association (USWA) in 1992.[3]. 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Inferno became allied with, although he never joined the nWo Wolfpac until after the reunion. Disco was booked to win the WCW World Television Championship from Wright on September 22 edition of Monday Nitro. He later threw one of the fruits off the top of the steel cage before the main event. After WCW, he worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and World Wrestling All-Stars. Inferno was asked whether he had a memorable Ric Flair party story to share with the fans. In 2005, Gilbertti went back to working the independent circuit in Georgia and Minnesota. Disco Inferno spoke on the UnSKripted podcast about a wide range of topics. On May 31, Blanchard beat Gilbertti in an inter-gender match. According to Inferno, Riddle has lost the hype that he had in NXT. [3][31][32] He entered a program with Lash LeRoux and had a successful title defense against LeRoux at Halloween Havoc. On November 2, 2008, Gilbertti was released from his contract with TNA, with them citing budgetary cuts as the reason. Gilbertti had a brief stint on the creative team in TNA in late 2007 to early 2008, when Russo brought him in. In June 2000, Gilbertti assisted in the booking of the WCW shows. That doesn't mean that's the only thing you have to do... You can call [pro wrestling] a male soap-opera, good vs evil played out on theater, but in this day and age, in the era of ratings, wrestling is a three-hour block of television that you have freedom to put whatever you want on it to get people to watch the show. Last updated by Sean Sweeny on April 28, 2014. [24] At World War 3, he participated in the three ring, 60-man battle royal with the winner getting a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at Starrcade, but the battle royal was won by Kevin Nash. He worked one match for TNA Wrestling on a 2003 episode of Xplosion as a tag team against David Young and Disco Inferno. During this tour, which included the Retribution PPV, he mostly worked on commentary and ring announcing duties. Gilbertti was not interviewed for the show. He participated in Eli Drake's 2nd annual "Gravy Train Turkey Trot", a 5-on-5 mixed tag team match where he teamed with Ohio Versus Everything member Jake Crist, Katarina), Desi Hit Squad member Rohit Raju, and their captain Eli Drake. Disco's last appearance with WCW came on the March 19, 2001 (second to last) edition of Nitro where he spoke about his new partnership with Sanders and lost a match to Jason Jett. Former WCW … He believes that if Riddle coupled his popularity with shoot-style wrestling, his persona would match his character. 3) Featuring Disco "Glenn Gilbertti" Inferno! [2] He wrestled on the Georgia independent circuit, where he was best known for his time with Great Championship Wrestling (GCW) where he won several titles. Gilbertti started wrestling in 1991 wrestling his first match on November 20, 1991. On the May 24 episode, Gilbertti held an "exhibition" with Ashley Vox. James) for the vacant NWA World Tag Team Championship. Disco Inferno: WrestleCon Supershow 2015 Mar 28th 2015: Disco Inferno: def. The end of WCW came shortly after, but Russo had a chance to return to WWE in 2002. Gilbertti quit the team with Swinger after the match. Gilbertti started wrestling in 1991 wrestling his first match on November 20, 1991. During these shows he introduced a new finishing move, the Village People's Elbow. They think they wrote the book because they did things that proved successful. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Categories Dot Net Daily [15], Disco then feuded with Alex Wright, who began dancing before his entrance to mock Disco. [60] Russo ended up not signing with WWE later and Gilbertti was not signed as a result as well. Average rating in 2019: 5.25. Gilbertti made his return on February 22, 2019 where he was shown backstage trying to find the management office. - 28 minute mark", "Slamboree 1996: Lord of the Ring results", "Disco Inferno's first Cruiserweight Championship reign", "NWA-Total Nonstop Action PPV – July 24, 2002 – Nashville, Tennessee – Aired Live", "NWA:TNA PPV results – November 26, 2003", "Impact Wrestling results November 22, 2018", "Ask 411 Wrestling 10.24.12: Hogan in Japan, the 1991 Royal Rumble, the NWA, More! Lash LeRoux looks back on training at the WCW Power Plant, labels Disco Inferno a great wrestling mind, recalls his title wins in WCW December 10, 2020 … The guy died in the wrestling business at a very young age. Later in the year he toured further with the WWA in the UK in December. [64], In 2009, Gilbertti started working as a host at the Sapphire Gentlemen's Club, a strip club in Las Vegas.[65]. Following the Inception pay-per-view, he toured the UK with the WWA. He also wrestled for the Southern Wrestling Alliance and Vince Russo's Ring of Glory. [58] During that time, the booking committee consisted of Gilbertti, Vince Russo, Bill Banks, Ed Ferrara, and Terry Taylor. Gilbertti appeared on the Thanksgiving 2018 episode of Impact Wrestling. [18] He engaged in a feud with Perry Saturn after losing the Television title to Saturn on November 3 episode of Nitro. In an exclusive interview with Dr. Chris Featherstone on UnSKripted, former WCW wrestler Disco Inferno said that he would like to train Riddle. The hosts and guests of the show were critical of Kingston for perceived similarities between his angle with his new stable on Dynamite and Bret Hart’s Hart Foundation angle in 1997. NXT UK, Dot Net Weekly, Miz & Mrs. and Total Bellas return, WWE Raw poll results, Disco Inferno, Elektra, Matt Cappotelli November 12, 2020. In 2002 Disco continued with the WWA, appearing at the Revolution pay-per-view in February. The following week, Gilbertti and Swinger lost to the Deaners. Disco Inferno believes Riddle should adopt a shoot-style form of wrestling. In an exclusive interview with Dr. Chris Featherstone on UnSKripted, former WCW wrestler Disco Inferno said that he would like to train Matt Riddle. He also had a short stint with the United States Wrestling Association (USWA) in 1992. Start times are approximate and subject to venue's decision on day of show. A good and solid tag team. Disco, a French film starring Franck Dubosc Speaking on how he would train Matt Riddle, Disco Inferno believes that he needs to incorporate a more shoot-style based move set in order to improve as a wrestler. Gilbertti returned on February 25, 2020 and formed a partnership with Johnny Swinger after Willie Mack said he would no longer be a tag team with Swinger. 85 of the top 500 wrestlers in the, This page was last edited on 4 January 2021, at 13:41. [3] At Inception, he participated in a battle royal which was won by Buff Bagwell. December 16, 2020 Matt Riddle is arguably one of the best in-ring talents in all of WWE. Total Nonstop Action Wrestling/Impact Wrestling, Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Glenn Gillbernetti on Twitter - Clarifies that he was born in 67, and not 68", "PODCAST: The Swerve (Ep. At Halloween Havoc, they challenged for the World Tag Team Championship in a triangle match but ended up losing the match. Inferno dropped the Cruiserweight title to Evan Karagias at Mayhem after Inferno accidentally attacked Marinara. After SEX disbanded, Gilbertti managed the tag team Simon Diamond and Johnny Swinger prior to forming the New York Connection (NYC) which consisted of Vito, Simon Diamond, David Young, Johnny Swinger and Trinity. This page has moved. [3][29], Gilbertti later said that the nWo storyline and working with Hall was the highlight of his career. [21] Inferno and Wright feuded with teams such as The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge and Rocco Rock),[22] and The British Bulldog and Jim Neidhart. He tried to intervene on a celebration dance off by Brian Christopher and Ernest Miller. Advertisement Former WCW star Disco Inferno was a guest on the latest edition of SK Wrestling's UnSKripted with Dr. Chris Featherstone. He also attended TNA's Lockdown fan interaction in Lowell, Massachusetts on April 12, 2008 and later appeared as a guest on the October 8, 2008 edition of Spin Cycle, TNA's online-exclusive show. [20] He patched up things with former rival Alex Wright, thus turning into a villain in the process and the duo formed a tag team of dancers known as Dancing Fools. — The Wrestling Collector (@WCollector78) August 17, 2020 On Keepin’ it 100, Disco Inferno was asked about his run-ins with Ultimate Warrior, which also got Konnan to respond, and their interactions with him were, for lack of a better word, similar to others. "[63], On April 8, 2014, WWE Countdown ranked the Disco Inferno character portrayed by Gilbertti as the sixth most infamous gimmick in wrestling history. General Rection substituted for Disqo and then won the tag titles for Disqo and Wright. [3][33] He was joined by a new ally Tony Marinara. A match is booked between the two. On the July 31, 2002, weekly TNA pay-per-view, Disco Inferno debuted his weekly talk segment entitled Jive Talkin'[43] after announcing that he would be hosting a talk show the previous week. Disco Inferno also spoke about some of the issues with WWE RAW. He gave his opinion on what he would change with regard to Riddle's style, and the RAW star's current persona. ... Wrestling Headlines 2020 End of Year Awards Results. [44] The talk segment lasted three weeks ending on August 14, 2002 with the weekly guests being Goldy Locks, The Dupps, and "Dean Baldwin". Disco Inferno also stated the hype surrounding Riddle has trailed off. Disco Inferno Active Also known as Boogie Man, Disqo, Disqo Inferno, DI, Glen Gilberti, Glenn Gilbertti, Brooklyn Stud, Slave, Teaser ... Singles Wrestler (1991 - today) Tag Team Wrestler Road Agent Booker. The book that has been written on wrestling is in the ego of the minds of the people that have done it before us, the ones that have booked previously and have been successful. On March 29, Scarlett Bordeaux beat Gilbertti in an intergender match. [17] Disco lost to Saturn in a rematch at World War 3,[19] before regaining the title from Saturn in a rematch on the December 8 episode of Nitro. In late 2004, Gilbertti reunited with Swinger and the duo teamed up together at Turning Point in a losing effort to Pat Kenney (formerly Simon Diamond) and Johnny B. Disco, Wisconsin, an unincorporated community in Jackson County; People. T.A. Speaking on how he would train Riddle, Disco Inferno believes that he needs to incorporate a more shoot-style based move set in order to improve as a wrestler. In recent years, Gilbertti has become a fixture on wrestling podcasts. Disco Inferno [Wrestler] DJZ [Wrestler] Dorado Lince [Wrestler] Doring Danny [Wrestler] Last 10 feedback received: Nick Kroll Rts Nov 25, 2020 Ginger Zee (abc News) Success Nov 25, 2020 Mlb Chris Singleton Success Nov 25, 2020 Nfl Bill Brooks Fail / Rts Nov 25, 2020 Tony Dungy Success Disco Inferno and Konnan keepin it 100 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qhuYtaIZikI&t=606s [17][40] They dropped the title afterward. Since Gilbertti was pinned in the match, he was forced to wear the Turkey suit.[53]. [3][39] They were scheduled to win the World Tag Team Championship at Millennium Final on November 16, but Disqo was legitimately injured. He began a feud with Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko and unsuccessfully challenged him for the title at Bash at the Beach. M.A LeBlanc | June 23, 2020. He gradually rose to mid-card status as a tweener, with his gimmick being that he would forget how to apply his finishing hold, a standing figure four leglock. [3][35] Disco aligned with Mamalukes and became an enforcer for the duo. Post-WCW, during interviews and columns he had written, Gilbertti had been known to be very vocal about his preference of the entertainment aspect over the athletic component of professional wrestling.[61][62]. He mostly competed in the WCW's shows Saturday Night, Main Event and WorldWide that mainly featured mid-card wrestlers . The two lost to Raven and Tommy Dreamer.[57]. Disco Inferno is leading a boycott against AEW on Twitter. They faced the team of Alisha Edwards, Dezmond Xavier, Kikutaro, KM (Kevin Matthews and team captain Fallah Bahh. MysterLynch, Aug 29, 2020 #9181 ... and Disco Inferno. [3][24] He earned his title shot later that night against champion Billy Kidman but lost the match. Gilbertti credits Raven for the birth of the "Disco Inferno" character. It is hard to deny the popularity of Riddle's goofy persona, but it does feel at times as though his character does not match his in-ring ability. On October 18, 2007 edition of Impact!, Gilbertti appeared in a taped interview segment with Mike Tenay as Disco Inferno. ... Sarah Logan retires from pro wrestling. Gilbertti then went on to join Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), changing his alias to his real name. On the May 26, 2011 edition of Impact Wrestling, Disco Inferno made an appearance on Mr. Anderson's Scorpion Sitdown interview segment, where he was asked by Anderson to bury Sting. Hunks Wrestling very generously sent me a sample of their wares, and I'm proud to say they're a fine new option for those looking for wrestling videos. Gilbertti is currently one of the hosts of a podcast called Keepin it 100 with Konnan. [2][3][16][17] Disco lost to Jacqueline at Halloween Havoc. [3] Inferno wrestled on many editions of Main Event before pay-per-view events against superstars such as Joey Maggs and Eddie Guerrero. In what has been and continues to be one of the most controversial angles of the year — at least until Ronda Rousey decided to “expose” the entire wrestling business — everyone’s favorite WCW star Glenn Gilbertti, better known as Disco Inferno, appeared on Impact Wrestling this Friday night to continue his misogynistic diatribe against […] Share. [45], Gilbertti became a member of Sports Entertainment Xtreme (SEX) and even became their leader near the end of that angle. Disco Shanti (fl. Disco Inferno on Ric Flair [25] Later at Starrcade, Disco along with Bam Bam Bigelow and Scott Hall assisted Nash in ending Goldberg's 173 match winning streak in the main event of Starrcade. Disco reunited with both former rival and tag team partner, Alex Wright as The Boogie Knights, both becoming face. Disco Inferno became one of Vince Russo’s closest friends in wrestling when the two worked together in WCW. Hunks Wrestling. Perhaps Disco Inferno has a point when he says that a shoot style Riddle would elevate the Original Bro's overall character. That angle started as one of the best in US wrestling history, but quickly became a cancer that killed the company. Mr. TA: dark: PWS Dream On Jun 8th 2013: Colt Cabana: def. In the late 1990s into the early 2000s, he also appeared on WCW Announcer Mark Madden's sports radio talk show on ESPN Radio 1250 in Pittsburgh as "Mr. Friday Afternoon". It was a quarter-final match of the tournament for the vacant WWA World Heavyweight Championship. ! During his six-year tenure with WCW, Gilbertti became a one-time Cruiserweight Champion, a two-time Television Champion and a one-time Tag Team Champion with Alex Wright. [59] During booking sessions, Gilbertti would occasionally joke with the creative team about potential angles: one included doing a martian invasion storyline where the story would start with antennas coming out of Mike Tenay's head;[60] another one would include a pre-recorded vignette showing an empty locker-room followed by a caption showing "Invisible Man: Coming Soon".[60]. [3], Since 2009 he has worked as a trainer for Future Stars of Wrestling in Las Vegas and sometimes appears on the company's independent shows. Can’t Knock The Hustle: Wrestling’s 30 Under 30 List (WWE, AEW, NXT, New Japan, and more) January 6, 2021. He wrestled on the Georgia independent circuit, where he was best known for his time with Great Championship Wrestling (GCW) where he won several titles. [30], Inferno won the Cruiserweight Championship from Psychosis on October 4, 1999 edition of Nitro. [23], After not getting any success, Inferno and Wright split and began focusing on their singles careers again. While serving as a guest commentator for a women's battle royal, Gilbertti entered the match and won by eliminating Tessa Blanchard. Disco Inferno has revealed that he would like to train Riddle, and believes he could turn him into a "killer.". Glenn Gilbertti (born November 12, 1967) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) as Disco Inferno (briefly changed to Disqo) from 1995 to 2001.[4]. 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