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Today In Wrestling History- July 6th

July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1998 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 4.93 to 4.0 in the ratings 2004 – Ric Flair’s autobiography “To Be The Man” is released 2008 – Mickie Knuckles, who...

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FATP: Chris Jericho’s WWE Return

July 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

Phew. This is gonna be tough. I have something to admit to all of you about Chris Jericho’s WWE return. My name’s George, I’m 31 years old and for most of the last 15 years,...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 5th

July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1994 – Vince McMahon’s criminal trial on charges of steroid distribution began in Long Island, New York.  The trial of McMahon, who would be acquitted on all charges, would be huge mainstream news nationally 1996 –...

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WWE’s New Problem: Bad News Injuries

July 4, 2014 | 6 Comments

It’s been a bad couple of months over in Stamford, Connecticut. Wrestlemania was followed up by Injurymania, and the two people shining brightest both took a hard fall. We already know about Daniel Bryan’s neck...

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They were a company without a champion, and all of that was set to change at WWE’s Money in the Bank, shown live in the early hours of this past Monday morning on Sky Sports...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 4th

July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1974 – Gary Michael Capetta made his official debut as a ring announcer at a WWWF event in Wildwood, NJ 1982 – In a rare WWF vs. NWA World title match, which saw WWF champion Bob...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 3rd

July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2006 – Kaz Hayashi defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima in the final of the 1st AJPW Junior League 2008 –  WWE announced that Trevor Murdoch had been released from his contract Events In 2012, WWE held it’s Super Smackdown Live:...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 2nd

July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2001 – The long awaited “debut” of the new WCW on Raw from Tacoma, Washington was a flop.  Given the final half hour of the 7/2 Raw, Buff Bagwell & Booker T had what many...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 1st

July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2005 – Then-independent wrestler Matt Striker makes headlines nationally when it is revealed that he had run afoul of the New York State Board of Education for allegedly calling in sick from his teaching duties...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 30th

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2005 – Then-independent wrestler Matt Striker makes headlines nationally when it is revealed that he had run afoul of the New York State Board of Education for allegedly calling in sick from his teaching duties...

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A few weeks back I had a legitimate wrestling “Holy Shit” moment. You know the kind of moment that catches you by surprise and takes your breath away all at the same time? One of...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 29th

June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivua 2009 – on WWE Raw, Mark Henry, Evan Bourne, & Jack Swagger were all moved to Raw as part of a “mini-draft” that Vince McMahon claimed was put into motion by Donald Trump during Trump’s...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 28th

June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2007 – Drug Enforcement Agency raided the office of Chris Benoit’s physician Dr. Phil Astin, stemming from prescription medication found in the Benoit family home after the former WWE World champion murdered his wife and...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 27th

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2002 – John Cena made his WWE television debut on WWE Smackdown 2002 – It is revealed that Bret Hart suffered a stroke when he fell off a bicycle several days earlier.  Hart would be forced...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 26th

June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2000 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro:  6.4 to 2.4 in the ratings 2000 – Mick Foley was named WWF Commissioner during an edition of Raw. 2007 – FCW...

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The career of Jack Swagger has had it’s ups and downs. In 2009 & 2010, Swagger was very successful as he won both the ECW & World Heavyweight Titles. After this he fell down the...

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Last month, I had a blast attending the joint Ring of Honor/New Japan “War of the Worlds” show at the Manhattan Center. While the action was tremendous, I was also reminded of why there really...

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Professional wrestling fans were left scratching their heads when World Wrestling Entertainment released Bobby Lashley in 2008. Given his push, it could be assumed the Kansas-born amateur wrestling standout, an agile big man with an...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 25th

June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1976 – Antonio Inoki & Muhammad Ali fought to a 15 round draw in Tokyo, Japan.  The rules of the match stated that Inoki could not use any suplexes, throws or submission moves.  Due to...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 24th

June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1996 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.3 to 2.7 in the ratings Events In 1995, the WWF Hall of Fame Ceremony was held at the Marriott Hotel, in...

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