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Today In Wrestling History- September 11th

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1984 – Bruno Sammartino officially debuted as a commentator for WWF during an episode of Championship Wrestling being taped in Poughkeepsie, NY.  The episode would air on 9/22 of that year 1995 – The Monday...

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Heading into Monday’s “season premiere” of Raw, to say the show of late has been dull, uninspiring and downright insulting would be putting it mildly. The announcement that Jerry Springer would be hosting an intervention...

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WWE: Batista – The Animal Unleashed DVD and Blu-ray Review Looking back, it seems fair to say that Batista’s return to the WWE was not handled as well as it should have been. Added to...

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WWE Money In The Bank 2014 DVD and Blu-ray Review

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

WWE Money In The Bank 2014 DVD and Blu-ray Review WWE Tag Team Championship Match: The Usos vs. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan With the right opponents, both The Usos and The Wyatt Family are...

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Civil hatred within the fanbase You simply can’t avoid it. Whatever socially-based medium you happen to be reading, browsing or a part of, whether it’s Twitter or Facebook, you will at some point be referred...

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Wrestling’s Bloodiest Wars Review

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The producers of “Wrestling’s Bloodiest Wars: Emergency Room” asked if I would review the upcoming pay-per-view that is set to debut on various cable systems this week and I took the opportunity to watch the...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 10th

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2007 – Hornswoggle was revealed as the illegitimate son of Vince McMahon on an episode of Raw 2007 – Junior Fatu (Rikishi) made his TNA debut at an Impact taping 2012 – Jerry Lawler...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 9th

September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1996 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.7 to 2.4 in the ratings 2008 – Kurt Angle was found not guilty of driving under the influence and careless...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 8th

September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1991 – The National Wrestling Alliance officially stripped Ric Flair of the NWA World Heavyweight Title, only 2 days before Flair made his WWF in-ring debut. World Championship Wrestling had stripped Flair of “their title” back...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 7th

September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2009 – Bob Barker guest hosted WWE Monday Night Raw 2010 – WWE NXT Season 3 began airing on Syfy Events In 1988, NWA Clash of Champions III: Fall Brawl was held at the Albany Civic Center, in...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 6th

September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1996 – During a Friday night edition of Raw (due to U.S. Open Tennis) Jim Ross shocked & confused fans by saying that Razor Ramon & Diesel were in talks to return to the WWF....

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Today In Wrestling History- September 5th

September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2007 – Just a few weeks after debuting for the company, Andrew “Test” Martin was released from TNA Events In 1983, World Class Championship Wrestling holds their 1st Labor Day Weekend “Star Wars” event in Ft. Worth,...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 4th

September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1995 – WCW Monday Nitro began airing on TNT 2000 – The Monday Night War celebrated it’s 5th anniversary: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 4.22 to 3.62 in the ratings Events In 1987, WWF...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 3rd

September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Events In 1984, WCCW “Labor Day Star Wars” was held at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas: – George Weingroff defeated Kelly Kiniski – WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion Chris Adams defeated WCCW Television...

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Bray Wyatt: What’s The Plan?

September 2, 2014 | 18 Comments

I’m just going to throw this out there. Raw was bad. It was actually really bad. They were advertising next weeks show before that week’s Raw was over. There were some bright spots. Overall, I...

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#ModernDayNitroReview : WCW Monday Nitro Show 25

September 2, 2014 | 4 Comments

Welcome to the first #ModernDayNitro review column, by yours truly, Rich Latta. With the release of the WCW Nitro’s of 1995 and 1996 on the WWE Network, I will watch them at random and bring...

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WWE: Brothers Of Destruction: Greatest Matches DVD & Blu-ray Review Brothers of Destruction: Greatest Matches is a no-frills set which collects some of Kane and The Undertaker’s best matches as a tag team in 2001...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 2nd

September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2007 – WWE released Nick Dinsmore, who had portrayed the Eugene character.  He would be brought back in 2009, but after 1 appearance on Raw, he’d be released again Events In 1966, the EMLL 33rd Anniversary...

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Today In Wrestling History- September 1st

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1993 – WCW fully withdrew from the NWA, surrendering the right to use NWA Title belts 2005 – Deep South Wrestling, the new WWE development territory, promotes it’s 1st show 2010 – Former WCW World champion Diamond...

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I was set to continue writing a column about some of the new WWE signings (that should be posted next week) and I planned to publish it tomorrow, but as I was scrolling through the...

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