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Today In Wrestling History- April 16th

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1982 – Giant Baba wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival. This would be the last Carnival until 1991 1991 – This year’s AJPW Champion’s Carnival introduced the modern ‘dual-block’ system. Stan Hansen won group A and Jumbo Tsuruta won group...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 15th

April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1995 – Mitsuharu Misawa wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeated Akira Taue in the final after both men tied on 17 points 1996 – Brian Pillman was severely injured after falling asleep while driving his Hummer H1 in Kentucky...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 14th

April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1973 – The 1st Japanese wrestling promotion, the JWA, goes out of business having lost it’s 2 main draws (Antonio Inoki & Giant Baba) who left to form their own promotions, taking many of the...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 13th

April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1994 – Jesse Ventura was awarded $809,958 in video tape royalties & $8,625 in merchandising royalties by a St. Paul, Minnesota court stemming from a lawsuit against the WWF. Ventura had argued he wasn’t...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 12th

April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1999 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 6.3 to 4.4 in the ratings 2009 – Minoru Suzuki wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Kaz Hayashi in the final Events In...

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FATP: WrestleMania 30 Fallout

April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

After an indefinite hiatus, welcome along to the latest edition of FATP. Sorry it’s taken so long to put fingers to keys! WWE’s landmark 30th WrestleMania event is now consigned to the history books, and...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 11th

April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1963 – Buddy Rogers is officially presented the WWWF World Heavyweight Title belt in Washington, D.C., after his having won a fictitious tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1985 – Bruiser Brody jumps from...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 10th

April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2002 – This year’s AJPW Champion’s Carnival saw the return of the dual-block round robin format, which has remained almost ever since. Keiji Mutoh defeated Mike Barton in the final 2008 – CBS canceled reality series ‘Secret Talents of...

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Back in the summer of 1989 I began to follow the exploits of a group of over-the-top colourful characters. I’d only had a passing interest in their world before, mainly because of the somewhat low-key...

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The Two Sheds Review: WWE Wrestlemania XXX

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s the biggest show of the year, the grand-daddy of them all, but did it live up to the hype? That’s what I’m hoping to find out by reviewing WWE Wrestlemania XXX, shown live in...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 9th

April 9, 2014 | 1 Comments

Trivia 1987 – Jim Crockett Promotions purchases Bill Watts’ Universal Wrestling Federation 2008 – Suwama wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Hiroshi Tanahashi in the final 2009 – The cause of death in the case of Andrew...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 8th

April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1995 – Shannon Moore had his 1st match, against Jeff Hardy 2012 – Hirooki Goto wins the New Japan Cup, defeating Hiroshi Tanahashi in the final Events In 1990, the final “AWA SuperClash 4″ was held at the...

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-One hell of a Wrestlemania last night was slightly ruined for me by the worst possible booking decision of all-time with Taker’s streak ending. I understand that it was Taker’s call to lose the match...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 7th

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1978 – Abdullah The Butcher wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival 2008 – Former WWE star Andrew “Test” Martin was arrested for DUI in Pasco County, FL 2008 – TNA countersued former star Konnan 2010 – The lawsuit brought against...

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They’re a pair of good old fashioned redneck boys who like nothing more than kicking ass and winning titles, and that’s something they’ve been doing in Ring of Honor for over a decade now. Now...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 6th

April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1979 – Abdullah The Butcher wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Jumbo Tsuruta in the final after both men tied on 24 points 1984 – In Waukesha, Winsconsin, Ken Patera & Mr. Saito threw a 30-pound...

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Today In Wrestling History- April 5th

April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1982 – In their famous match at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee, Andy Kaufman defeats AWA Southern heavyweight Champion Jerry Lawler via  disqualification, after Lawler hit Kaufman with a piledriver, a banned move....

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Today In Wrestling History- April 4th

April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2001 – ECW is declared bankrupt 2011 – WWE signed Dragon Gate USA star Jon Moxley to a developmental deal.  Moxley is now known as The Shield’s Dean Ambrose Events In 1993, WWF Wrestlemania IX, held in...

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One of the main selling points and one of the highlights of Wrestlemania the past few years has been The Undertaker’s undefeated streak at the event. The matches have become tough to follow because there...

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The Showcase Of The Immortals… The Granddaddy Of Them All… The Super Bowl Of The WWE Universe… These are the terms used to describe the biggest and most prestigious event of the professional wrestling calendar...

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