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Today In Wrestling History- July 11th

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2007 – Jim Ross opened the doors on Jr’s BBQ, his 1st restaurant in Oklahoma 2007 – WWE released referee Chris Kay 2009 – Former WWF star Brock Lesnar defeated Frank Mir in the second round of...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 10th

July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2000 – The Monday Night War Continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 6.0 to 2.6 in the ratings 2007 – The word ‘Smackdown’ was added to Webster’s Dictionary Events In 1988, NWA’s The Great...

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Looking At The WWE Champion & Raw Returns

July 9, 2014 | 1 Comments

It has certainly been an interesting few days for the WWE, as we saw a new WWE champion crowned, a few surprise returns, and an indication of the direction of the company, which could provide...

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Many consider it to be sacred ground, as the spiritual home of World Wrestling Entertainment, and now we’re going to look at the DVD set dedicated to one of the greatest venues not just in...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 9th

July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2007 – World Wrestling Entertainment signed former Million Dollar Tough Enough competitor Daniel Rodimer. A Florida native, Rodimer did not make it to the main WWE roster 2008 – WWE released Diva Ashley Massaro, who had...

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Today In Wrestling History- July 8th

July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1996 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.5 to 2.5 in the ratings 2002 – During the end of a 10 man match on Raw, Kevin Nash, in...

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Trivia 1997 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.4 to 2.5 in the ratings 2009 – Edge underwent surgery to repair his torn Achilles heel.  The surgery & recovery...

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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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