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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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Today In Wrestling History- August 31st

August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1998 – WCW Nitro achieved it’s highest ever TV rating with a 6.0. Less than 2 months later, it would beat Raw in the ratings for the final time (Should be noted there was no...

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Today In Wrestling History- August 30th

August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1999 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 4.2 to 4.0 in the ratings 2007 – Based on independent information received from investigators from the Albany County, NY D.A.’s...

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Brock Lesnar – A Part-Time WWE Champion

August 29, 2014 | 8 Comments

In my opinion, one of the only things in WWE at the moment that is keeping my attention is the fact that Brock Lesnar is now WWE champion. Summerslam was 2 weeks ago, and since...

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Today In Wrestling History- August 29th

August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2006 –  Chris Jericho, who fronts metal band Fozzy, is eliminated on the 1st episode of FOX reality series “Celebrity Duets” Events In 1988, the 1st ever WWF Summerslam was held at Madison Square Garden, in New...

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WWE: OMG! The Top 50 Incidents in WCW History DVD and Blu-ray Review Three years ago, WWE released OMG! The Top 50 Incidents in WCW History. Rather than follow it up with a Blu-ray focusing...

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WWE Payback 2014 DVD and Blu-ray Review

August 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

WWE Payback 2014 DVD and Blu-ray Review United States Championship Match: Sheamus vs. Cesaro Payback kicked off with a great match between Cesaro and Sheamus (though it would be Paul Heyman who killed both our...

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Today In Wrestling History- August 28th

August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2000 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 4.9 to 3.5 in the ratings Events In 1989, WWF Summerslam was held at the Meadowlands Arena, in East Rutherford, New Jersey....

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Too Many Legends Around In WWE?

August 27, 2014 | 10 Comments

WWE has made it common business practice to bring in retired superstars and put them in front of television cameras. They’ve done it for a long time and I’m sure will continue doing it…forever....

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Today In Wrestling History- August 27th

August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1990 – The Snowman was stripped of the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title after no-showing a title defense 1994 – ECW officially withdrew from the NWA Events In 1990, WWF Summerslam was held at The Spectrum, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....

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Today In Wrestling History- August 26th

August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1999 – WWF Smackdown began airing on UPN 2002 – on Raw, the WWE Undisputed Title is separated into the WWE & World Heavyweight Titles once more. The WWE Title would stay with Brock Lesnar on...

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Today In Wrestling History- August 25th

August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1977 – Hulk Hogan made his professional debut as ‘The Super Destroyer’ 2012 – WWE debuted ‘Saturday Morning Slam’. This was the 1st WWE show exclusively aimed at children Events In 2002, WWE SummerSlam,...

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Today In Wrestling History- August 24th

August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1998 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 5.2 to 4.7 in the ratings 2010 – WWE released Serena Deeb 2012 – WWE Diva Cameron (Ariane Andrew) was arrested in Tampa, FL...

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