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Today In Wrestling History- April 29th

April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1999 – The WWF Smackdown pilot airs on UPN 2008 – TNA X-Division Champion Petey Williams suffered a broken orbital bone at an Impact taping & is expected to need surgery, following a 6...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 28th

April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1979 – WWF ran at the Philadelphia Spectrum with Greg Valentine defeating WWF World Champion Bob Backlund when the match was stopped due to Backlund’s excessive bleeding. However, because there was no pinfall or...

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When Does “SuperCena” Become Vulnerable?

April 27, 2014 | 6 Comments

It’s the most frequent topic of conversation amongst older (i.e. over 18-year-old) wrestling fans. When will John Cena, the “Superman” of WWE for nine years, become vulnerable in matches? Cena has ridden a wave of...

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Looking back, WCW had everything at its disposal to be the greatest wrestling company ever. Big names, young talent, cruiserweights, and a billionaires funding were just some of the tools in WCW’s arsenal. For the...

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Since their debut at the Survivor Series 2012 The Shield have been involved at the top of the card with some of the biggest names in the WWE, along the way rubbing shoulders with the...

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Welcome back to the Indy Wrestling Spotlight! This time, we’ll put a focus on former WWE wrestler Colin Delaney, as well as LuFisto. It’s time to turn on the spotlight! Ethan Page vs. Colin Delaney...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 27th

April 27, 2014 | 1 Comments

Trivia 1957 – The 1st ever tag team match involving women in the United States was held with June Byers & China Mira vs. Penny Banner & Bonnie Watson in St. Louis, Missouri 1962 – Dick...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 26th

April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1992 – At the Boston Garden in Massachusetts, The Ultimate Warrior defeated Sid Justice (Vicious) via DQ in less than 5 minutes.  This would be Sid’s last WWF appearance for well over 2 years....

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It’s been a few weeks, but I’ve been away enjoying vacation and the madness that is WrestleMania XXX week. If you’ve never experienced this and are a fan, I highly recommend it. You meet people...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 25th

April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1970 – WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Ivan Koloff in a Texas Death Match in Boston, Massachusetts 2000 – During an edition of Raw from Charlotte, North Carolina, Steve Austin used a crane...

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By any calculation, Wrestling has a prestigious history. Looking back at certain times, one can trace points where something happened that changed the direction of the industry. The question “what if”, can be applied to...

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10 Things Needed By WWE WrestleMania 31

April 24, 2014 | 7 Comments

WWE WrestleMania season has come to a close officially, but it seems that a lot of WWE fans are feeling the post-WM buzz in many ways. It has been a seriously newsworthy couple of weeks...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 24th

April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1987 – Ken Patera wrestled his 1st match following his prison term for the infamous “McDonald’s incident” at a WWF television taping in New Haven, Connecticut.  Patera defeated Hercules Hernandez via DQ 2005 – Hiroshi Tanahashi...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 23rd

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1981 – Giant Baba wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Bruiser Brody in the final 1988 – Sting & Lex Luger (with Magnus TA) win the Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Tag Team Tournament, defeating Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in the final...

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It changed the WWE landscape forever when they increased their pay-per-view model from five to twelve times a year. But where the matches any good? That’s what I’m hoping to find out by re-visiting the...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 22nd

April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1996 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 3.3 to 2.7 in the ratings 2007 – TNA star Shark Boy settled his lawsuit against Dimension Films &...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 21st

April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1973 – Giant Baba wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Mark Lewin in the final 1993 – This year’s AJPW Champion’s Carnival returned to the single-block format. Stan Hansen defeats Mitsuharu Misawa in the...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 20th

April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

1st let me wish all of our readers a Happy Easter from myself & everyone here at PWMania.com! Trivia 1996 – Akira Taue wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Steve Williams in the final after both...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 19th

April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1986 – The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) win the inaugural Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament, defeating Ronnie Garvin & Magnum TA in the final 1997 – Jersey All Pro Wrestling is founded as the Northern...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 18th

April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1985 – Bruiser Brody wrestled Antonio Inoki in his 1st singles match for New Japan Pro Wrestling at Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan 1998 – Mitsuharu Misawa wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Jun Akiyama in the...

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