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Today In Wrestling History- July 7th “The NWO Is Born!”

Trivia 1997 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.4 to 2.5 in the…

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Today In Wrestling History- July 6th

Trivia 1998 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 4.93 to 4.0 in the…

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FATP: Chris Jericho’s WWE Return

Phew. This is gonna be tough. I have something to admit to all of you about Chris Jericho’s WWE return….

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Today In Wrestling History- July 5th

Trivia 1994 – Vince McMahon’s criminal trial on charges of steroid distribution began in Long Island, New York.  The trial of…

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WWE’s New Problem: Bad News Injuries

It’s been a bad couple of months over in Stamford, Connecticut. Wrestlemania was followed up by Injurymania, and the two…

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The Two Sheds Review: WWE Money in the Bank

They were a company without a champion, and all of that was set to change at WWE’s Money in the…

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Today In Wrestling History- July 4th

Trivia 1974 – Gary Michael Capetta made his official debut as a ring announcer at a WWWF event in Wildwood, NJ…

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Today In Wrestling History- July 3rd

Trivia 2006 – Kaz Hayashi defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima in the final of the 1st AJPW Junior League 2008 –  WWE announced that Trevor…

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Today In Wrestling History- July 2nd

Trivia 2001 – The long awaited “debut” of the new WCW on Raw from Tacoma, Washington was a flop.  Given the…

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Today In Wrestling History- July 1st

Trivia 2005 – Then-independent wrestler Matt Striker makes headlines nationally when it is revealed that he had run afoul of the…

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Today In Wrestling History- June 30th

Trivia 2005 – Then-independent wrestler Matt Striker makes headlines nationally when it is revealed that he had run afoul of the…

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Goldstein On Rasslin’ – Where Have All The WWE Outlaws Gone?

A few weeks back I had a legitimate wrestling “Holy Shit” moment. You know the kind of moment that catches…

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Today In Wrestling History- June 29th

Trivua 2009 – on WWE Raw, Mark Henry, Evan Bourne, & Jack Swagger were all moved to Raw as part of…

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Today In Wrestling History- June 28th

Trivia 2007 – Drug Enforcement Agency raided the office of Chris Benoit’s physician Dr. Phil Astin, stemming from prescription medication found…

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Today In Wrestling History- June 27th

Trivia 2002 – John Cena made his WWE television debut on WWE Smackdown 2002 – It is revealed that Bret Hart suffered…

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Today In Wrestling History- June 26th

Trivia 2000 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro:  6.4 to 2.4 in the…

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WWE’s Jack Swagger – What’s Next For The Real American?

The career of Jack Swagger has had it’s ups and downs. In 2009 & 2010, Swagger was very successful as…

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Why TNA Needs To Step Up With Its New York City Impact Wrestling Tapings

Last month, I had a blast attending the joint Ring of Honor/New Japan “War of the Worlds” show at the…

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Bobby Lashley: How Would You Rate His Career?

Professional wrestling fans were left scratching their heads when World Wrestling Entertainment released Bobby Lashley in 2008. Given his push,…

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Today In Wrestling History- June 25th

Trivia 1976 – Antonio Inoki & Muhammad Ali fought to a 15 round draw in Tokyo, Japan.  The rules of the…