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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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Pipebomb : The Four Seasons Of CM Punk

June 23, 2014 | 6 Comments

The Last Stand of CM Punk occurred on March 3, 2014. The Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois hosted Monday Night Raw in front of at least thirteen thousand, seven hundred and thirty one fans who...

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WWE has emerged victorious. In it’s battle against CM Punk they have looked every bit the victor as Punk has looked indifferent. While we may never know what led to Punk walking out before Wrestlemania...

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Looking At The Recent WWE Releases

June 23, 2014 | 1 Comments

Last week, there were eleven talents released from the WWE and I wasn’t going to discuss them, simply because it’s a lot to cover within one column, but to make it possible, I’m going to...

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It’s time to step into TNA territory once again as we take a look at their latest pay per view offering, with Eric Young facing two challengers to his title in the main event of...

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Ring of Honor is on the agenda next, and for the first time in a while we’re going to look at an event DVD as we go back to April 5th, 2013, with Jay Briscoe...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 23rd

June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1997 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.3 to 2.4 in the ratings 2010 – WWE released Angela Fong, who appeared as ring announcer Savannah.  In WWE developmental,...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 22nd

June 22, 2014 | 1 Comments

Trivia 2007 – World Wrestling Entertainment announced  that Trinity had been released from the company 2009 – Ultimo Guerrero won the CMLL Universal Championship Tournament, defeating El Texano Jr in the final Events In 1996, ECW’s Hardcore Heaven was...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 21st

June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2007 – World Wrestling Entertainment’s Vince McMahon was among the names announced as being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008, The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame Committee...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 20th

June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2002 – 2 years after jumping to WCW with Ed Ferrara, Vince Russo returned to WWE as head television writer. He would leave the company again 3 weeks later, heading to the newly formed Total...

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WWE NXT : The Modern Day Territory

June 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

NXT is the rebirth of the Territory. The territorial era of wrestling is something that died long ago. When Vince McMahon began poaching the talent and television channels of each area of the country, he...

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Today In Wrestling History- June 19th

June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1948 – The current National Wrestling Alliance was formed as promoters Sam Muchnick (St. Louis), Fred Kohler (Chicago), Wally Karbo (Minneapolis), & others joined with president Pinkie George (who had promoted under the NWA name...

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ThunderStruck: WWE Raw Analysis 06/16/14

June 18, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Authority kicks off Raw with the roster at the top of the ramp. Hunter announces a battle royal tonight for a qualifying spot in the WWE World Title ladder ladder match at Money in...

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It’s time to step into the world of one of Britain’s brightest wrestling promotions as we take another look at Progress Wrestling as we take a look back at Chapter Ten of their ongoing saga,...

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