Taz opens today’s show speaking about the dangers of taking backdrops. A listener calls into the show and says that he’s a wrestler and actually broke his tailbone taking a backdrop at one point. He tried to take the backdrop by landing on his ass, which would have set up another spot right after. Unfortunately, this broke his tailbone and he was out of action for a while.
Taz says that a backdrop is one of the most dangerous moves that you can execute in a wrestling ring. After he had his neck injuries he would never take backdrops during his matches because it was simply too risky. He also suggests that taking a backdrop on your ass is a terrible idea and he wouldn’t recommend that anyone try that.
A listener calls into the show and asks Taz about the role of managers in wrestling, and what it means when they take a bump. Taz says that it’s rare for managers to take bumps and those spots are often saved for special moments, to enhance a certain feud or to finalize a program. He says that if Finn Balor and Brock Lesnar are in a program together, Balor dropkicking Paul Heyman would be a massive moment.