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Today Day In Wrestling History- May 28th

May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2000 – Mitsuharu Misawa leaves All Japan & founded Pro Wrestling NOAH, taking all but 2 (Masanobu Fuchi & Toshiaki Kawada) of All Japan’s full-time roster with him 2001 – Lance Storm becomes the 1st member...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 27th

May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1996 – 1 of the most famous moments in modern wrestling history takes place, as Scott Hall (Razor Ramon), fresh from his stint in WWF, showed up during the first-ever 2 hour edition of WCW...

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When the former Hungarian Heavyweight Champion wanted to make his way to the United States to wrestle, the UWE wasted no time in reaching out to him. He quickly booked his flight to The United...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 26th

May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1996 – WWF attempts to air In Your House 8: Beware Of Dog, but a power outage during the 3rd match of the night cuts the feed. The event would be re-aired in full 2...

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One was an iconic Television personality with a massive cult following, The other was well regarded wrestler predominantly with the Memphis territory. But what followed was THE greatest feud in the history of Pro Wrestling...

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Fear, Loathing, and the WWE Network

May 25, 2014 | 1 Comments

One week ago, Vincent Kennedy McMahon lost his billionaire status in a single day. For a man with as gigantic an ego as McMahon, the loss was pretty brutal. One third of his net worth...

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Hulk Hogan kicks off Smackdown after being introduced by Jimmy Hart. He rants and yaks and yada yada yada and WWE Network in the UK and blah blah blah. ^The 02 arena seemed to love...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 25th

May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2002 – WWE Confidential airs for the 1st time on Spike TV. This was a fairly radical show for WWE, as it did not feature wrestling, rather it showcased WWE behind the scenes. The program...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 24th

May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1985 – Oprah Winfrey, yeah that Oprah, made an appearance at a WWF event in Chicago, IL.  The three top matches aired on “AM Chicago” on 5/27/85 with Winfrey doing commentary, & also interviewing Hulk Hogan, & Don...

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A scenic drive took me back once again to Amsterdam, NY where my brother Ross and I were privileged to accept the induction of my our late father into the PWHF. Joining Stu in the...

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ThunderStruck: WWE Raw Analysis 05/19/14

May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Wyatts kick off Raw with Bray talking about Cena. Cena will face Harper later tonight. Cena ends up in the ring and hits an AA on Bray. ^As usual, Bray’s mic skills overshadow anything...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 23rd

May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2012 – The 6th season of WWE NXT officially begins. Despite initially being referred to as series 6, this version of NXT lost the competition element of past series in favour of becoming a standard...

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You could tell, from the get-go, that UK WWE fans had been starved for wrestling action. For what it’s worth, it was tremendously enjoyable. The O2 Arena for Monday’s Raw was a complete sell-out –...

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Looking At The Potential Of Rusev In WWE

May 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last week on WWE Raw, Rusev attacked WWE Hall of Famer, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan to further the storyline that Rusev is a representative of Russia, which uses the Ukraine conflict to generate heat. More specifically,...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 22nd

May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1986 – The Rock N’ Roll Express defeated NWA World Tag Team Champions The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey) in a non-title match in Taylorsville, NC 2009 – TNA releases Shane Sewell, who returned...

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For over a decade it was an integral part of the Jim Crocket Promotions and World Championship Wrestling universes, a two ring cage match designed to cause carnage and to settle score. Sadly I only...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 21st

May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2000 – The Undertaker make his long awaited return to the WWF as the “American Badass” returning during a 60 Minute Iron Man match between WWF champion The Rock & Triple H at the WWF Judgment...

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10 Big WWE Questions – May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014 | 1 Comments

Following an address by Stephanie McMahon, the fate of injured Daniel Bryan’s WWE World Heavyweight Championship reign is still in question. Ordered to show up on RAW to relinquish the title, an appearance could potentially...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 20th

May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1987 – A Memphis court judge ruled that due to Jerry Lawler’s lawsuit against the WWF for promoting Harley Race as “the King of Wrestling” Race could not use the nickname in Tennessee nor could...

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Today In Wrestling History- May 19th

May 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

Trivia 1981 – It was officially announced by the American Wrestling Association that, due to Verne Gagne retiring and vacating the AWA World Heavyweight Title, Nick Bockwinkel, the former champion, & current number one contender, was...

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