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Nitro 10/16/95 We open Nitro with the announcement that Ric Flair recruited Sting to team with him tonight to take on Arn Anderson and Brian Pillman. Wow. Diamond Dallas Page takes on Johnny B. Badd....

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Today In Wrestling History – March 2nd

March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2011 – ROH champion Roderick Strong and El Generico signed deals with Ring of Honor. 2011 – WWE filed a trademark on the term Sheriff Austin Events In 2002, the 6th Annual Super 8...

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Is Triple H Itching to be WWE World Heavyweight Champion? The clean-cut Triple H looks every bit the executive with his short hair, decked in tailor made suites. Underneath his dress shirt, tie, and buttoned...

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SMW 02/15/92 We’re at East High School in Morristown Tennessee Bob Caudle and Jim Cornette open the show on commentary. Cornette puts over Hollywood Bob Holly and Brian Lee taking on Dutch Mantel. From Trenton,...

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Today In Wrestling History – March 1st

March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 1987 – Bruno Sammartino is inducted into the Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1999 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 6.3 to 4.3...

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Looking At If WWE Is Listening To Their Audience

February 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

The WWE network launched this week and it’s estimated that a few hundred thousand subscribers have already signed up for it in just a few days. There have been some technical glitches, but it’s a...

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“I honestly think that you are so good (different) at how you approach columns. I know some people take compliments lightly and such, but honestly, you should be a very proud man. Boatloads of people...

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The Two Sheds Review: WWE Elimination Chamber

February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was the final pay per view stop on the road to Wrestlemania, but was it any good? That’s what I’m hoping to find out by taking a look back at WWE’s Elimination Chamber, shown...

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Today In Wrestling History – February 28th

February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2000 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 6.5 to 2.1 in the ratings 2002 – WWE Tough Enough series 2 begins on MTV. The series was...

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In what became an annual tradition, a match was created that would determine the fate of the NWA World Heavyweight Championship currently in the possession of TNA. Of all the whacky, over-the-top matches spawned from...

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Professional wrestling icon Hulk Hogan finds ways to remain relevant. WWE announcing his return to the company as host of WrestleMania XXX is sure to thrust “The Immortal” Hall of Fame legend back to the...

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Today In Wrestling History – February 27th

February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trivia 2008 – Danny Jacobs, the 22 year old who was allegedly racing Hulk Hogan’s son Nick right before the August 2007 car crash that left Hogan’s close friend John Graziano badly injured, plead no...

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No stalling today. Just a few topics and some reader feedback. Raw Rating Let me be clear: On Monday night, WWE Raw was the number one show on cable. Most watched and all that fun...

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Today In Wrestling History – February 26th

February 26, 2014 | 1 Comments

Trivia 1996 – In the early months of the Monday Night Wars: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.2 to 3.1 in the ratings 2010 – WWE released a lot of talents, including...

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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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ThunderStruck: WWE Raw Analysis 02/24/14

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hey guys, I first want to thank all of you who pointed out that I predicted the entire Chamber card correctly. It was a fairly predictable show, but that doesn’t mean it was bad. In...

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It’s been a few weeks since CM Punk walked out of the WWE. Countless articles have been written, numerous theories have been presented, and the question remains unanswered: is it a giant work? I may...

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Mike Shannon’s Raw Review – February 24, 2014

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

-So the stage is set for a huge Monday Night Raw with Hulk Hogan and the Undertaker returning to celebrate the launch of the WWE Network. I have high expectations so they better not let...

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The Elimination Chamber behind us means we’re 6 weeks away from WrestleMania XXX, live from Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Raw was all about setting the stage for the annual mega event, one WWE...

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Today In Wrestling History – February 25th

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Events In 1990, NWA WrestleWar: Wild Thing was held at the Greensboro Coliseum, in Greensboro, North Carolina. It was the 2nd & final WrestleWar promoted under the NWA banner: – Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer...

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