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The Career Of Ivan Koloff

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Madison Square Garden, “the world’s most famous arena,” hosted countless of events that showcased countless legends in a variety of genres. Bruno stomped the competition, Muhammad Ali gracefully landed combinations on his opponents, and Shawn...

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Rip Rogers Reflects On 40 Years Of Wrestling

February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The unique genre of professional wrestling has always had its share of “hidden gems,” those that were skilled in the ring and a credit to the industry, but for one reason or other didn’t fully...

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Where Are The Heroes?

February 7, 2017 | 1 Comments

Where are the heroes? Professional wrestling, the genre of good vs. evil that started on the carnival circuit over 70 years ago, survived several mutations to the status, perception, and presentation of the industry. But,...

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The Royal Rumble Review

February 2, 2017 | 1 Comments

Last Sunday, over 50,000 fans were in attendance at the Alamo Dome to watch the Royal Rumble live and the the crowd added a “big fight” atmosphere to the event. Before discussing the particulars of...

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The VHS Memoirs Volume 1

January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m not sure how many reads this concept will get, but in honor of today’s Royal Rumble, I’d like to write an edition of “The VHS Memoirs,” a collection of more personal stories to reflect...

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A beautiful woman running through the streets in her underwear would probably make you take notice. Why exactly is going on? The answer to that question will be explained in just a few weeks, as...

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Pittsburgh Ref’s Life In Wrestling

January 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

Within professional wrestling, the drama that unfolds on the literal canvas is presented as figurative art as good battles evil for championships. In many cases, there are two, and sometimes four athletes that make this...

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Will Ortiz vs. Sonnen help Bellator?

January 20, 2017 | 1 Comments

Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen will draw ratings for Bellator tomorrow night on Spike TV. The fight itself is also irrelevant and could potentially be another blemish on the promotion’s track record. At a time...

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The Tragic Story Of Perry Saturn

January 15, 2017 | 2 Comments

Despite the changes in the wrestling business and the healthier trends among performers today, some veterans of the industry still pay the price for their risky style, both inside and outside of the ring. Perry...

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What Is The Story Of ECW?

January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

What is the story of Extreme Championship Wrestling? The wild cult phenomenon of the 90s was the subject of books, documentaries, countless shoot interviews, DVDs, and special presentations. Still, the true sum of the influence...

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What Should Anthem Do To Make TNA Successful?

January 6, 2017 | 10 Comments

Dixie Carter has officially relinquished power in TNA. Anthem Entertainment, the parent company of the Fight Network, released a press release to announce that it has officially purchased the majority of Impact Wrestling, forming Anthem...

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Look, here’s the thing. It’s been a while since I’ve opined on the state of professional wrestling in this forum but let’s be honest, with the Earth hurdling toward the end of days (apologies to...

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5 Things RAW Needs To Change in 2017

January 3, 2017 | 5 Comments

It’s the start of a new year and that gets everyone thinking about positive change and transformations. What could RAW do better in 2017? Here are my five suggestions! Rebuild the US Title Criminal Neglect....

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What’s Next For Ronda Rousey?

January 2, 2017 | 2 Comments

A flurry of punches, a lightening fast victory, and much discussion after the final bell. Those are traits of a Ronda Rousey bout, but she wasn’t victorious in her return to the octagon after a...

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Is Ronda Rousey ready to fight again?

December 28, 2016 | 4 Comments

In a year when the Ultimate Fighting Championship was sold for over $4 billion dollars, UFC 207 will provide the conclusion this Friday at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. A solid under card...

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I Never Quit:The Magnum T.A. Story Review

December 22, 2016 | 2 Comments

The events of October 14, 1986 alternated the course of pro wrestling history and most importantly, the life of Terry Allen, the charismatic 80s star known as Magnum TA. On his way home from a...

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5 Reasons Roadblock End of The Line Sucked

December 19, 2016 | 6 Comments

Roadblock End of the Line was expected to close the year 2016 of PPVs for the WWE on a high note. However, the show totally flopped, giving off more of an average RAW vibe, rather...

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Kevin Owens is a heel. There was a time when heels being…well, heels was part of what made pro wrestling great. This aspect of the industry, especially in 2016 shouldn’t have to be explained, but...

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WWE Roadblock: Is It Time for a Rusev Face Turn?

December 13, 2016 | 12 Comments

Roadblock is the last PPV for the WWE in 2016 and since closing the year on a high note is always a good thing, I think Rusev fully deserves that push. Being the heel in...

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Why The Cruiserweight Division Is Doomed

December 12, 2016 | 11 Comments

The Cruiserweight division is doomed. Don’t think so? A look into the history of the lightweights inside a WWE ring and the events that took place so far will give an indication of a rather...

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