Cody Deaner sits down for Part 2 of his conversation with IMPACT Wrestling Creative Director for Television David Sahadi.
We learned last week that David Sahadi has done it all behind the scenes in terms of wrestling television production. He's worked for NBC Sports, WWF during the Attitude era, WWE, TNA Wrestling, Ric Flair's Last Match, and IMPACT Wrestling. They talk plenty of wrestling over the course of this two-part conversation, including:
Creating the infamous & iconic WWF Monday Night Raw opening
Developing and creating Wrestlemania packages
The production package he created that made Vince McMahon cry
Working for Vince McMahon
His father Lou Sahadi working for Vince McMahon Sr.
The "CookieGate" incident in TNA at Universal Studios involving WWE wrestlers
His mindset behind the iconic PPV commercials during the Attitude Era
This isn’t just a wrestling podcast… it’s a life podcast. David Sahadi drops a tonne of important life lessons he's learned in his long career behind the scenes with the most influential figures in professional wrestling, including:
The importance of being a positive influence
The many life lessons his best friend (his father Lou) taught him
How to be kind, generous, and thoughtful and still be successful in a ruthless business
How to work your way up the ladder to achieve success
What brings him true joy in his life
His plans after his career in the wrestling business is over