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Posted On February 11, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: The Best of WCW Monday Nitro Volume Two

Now here’s something I haven’t said in a while. It’s time to step into WCW territory as we dip into the ever-growing pile of DVDs sent to me by the good people at Fremantle Media and Fetch Publicity for a review of The Best of WCW Monday Nitro Volume Two. As always these things begin with….. Disc 1 The Matches September 4th, 1995 It’s the very first edition of Nitro as Ric Flair challenges Sting for the United States title. So it was in the middle of a shopping centre,Read More
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Posted On September 25, 2012By George CushnieIn Columns

FATP: 30 Most Entertaining WWE Superstars of All-Time

Happy Tuesday to ya! Happy Tuesday to ya! Happy Tuesdaaaayyyy! It’s FATP time again with yours truly and yes, I’m in a good mood! I dunno why, but I’m not complaining! Thanks to everyone who helped and got involved in last week’s column by Twitter, e-mail or on the site. It was a blast doing it, so I’ve done another list this week, which is about the most entertaining WWE Superstars of all-time. Just like last week, I’ll get the rules out of the way first so that there’s noRead More
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Primary names being discussed for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on April 6 at Madison Square Garden are individuals with connections to the New York City area. * Mick Foley, who hails from New York and was inspired to become a professional wrestler after watching “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka leap from the top of a steel cage in Madison Square Garden * Kevin Nash, who defeated Bob Backlund in eight seconds at Madison Square Garden to win the WWF Championship. * Bob Backlund, who declined an invitation toRead More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Jerry Lawler Talks On Monday Night Wars, DX, Savage & More

The Miami Herald has a new interview with Jerry “The King” Lawler. Here are a few hilights. Getting the commentating gig after Randy Savage left to WCW: “When the Monday Night Wars really got started, I was already there basically as a wrestler. Macho Man Randy Savage was doing the color commentating with Vince McMahon, and I was doing the wrestling on Raw. In the midst of the Monday Night Wars, several guys jumped ship and left WWE without notice and showed up down in Atlanta for WCW, and MachoRead More
Diamond Dallas Page clarified remarks he made during a recent interview concerning a possible induction into the WWE Hall of Fame. The former WCW World Heavyweight Champion noted that until Randy Savage and Jake Roberts are in the elusive Hall, he’s content waiting in line. Speaking to Raj Giri, he now says that he would “absolutely” accept an invitation to be inducted if offered. “When I was being interviewed, they kept asking me over and over and over again [if he wanted to be inducted into the WWE Hall ofRead More
- WWE’s creative department are targeting Survivor Series on November 18 for the return of The Undertaker. After undergoing two major surgeries in the past year and performing suitably at WrestleMania XXVIII, many company employees believe he has several more matches left in the tank and will almost certainly compete at WrestleMania XXIX. – In The Amazing Spider-Man, which hit theaters Tuesday, Peter Parker is inspired to create a mask after winding up inside a wrestling ring surrounded by posters of masked luchadors. It is not the first wrestling connectionRead More
Jerry Lawler recently spoke with The Observer News Enterprise. He was asked about who he wanted to see in the WWE Hall of Fame. Lawler top two names he listed were, Randy Savage and Andy Kaufman. “They’ve not yet inducted Randy Savage yet, have they? I think probably Randy Savage,” he said. “I think he will eventually get in there. That is one those things. To me, if you are going to honor somebody, you should do it while they are still alive. I wish that Randy and Vince McMahonRead More
Legendary wrestling broadcaster “Mean” Gene Okerlund joined Inside The Ropes this past Thursday and divulged that the late Randy Savage declined WWE’s multiple invitations to join their Hall of Fame. When asked why the “Macho Man” isn’t in the Hall, he responded, “Are you telling me that the WWE hadn’t made an overture to Randy about being in the Hall of Fame? That’s BS. They asked him many times and he declined. For whatever reason, that’s what I’m still trying to figure out.” Okerlund also gave his thoughts on Savage’sRead More
Here is the latest update from The Ultimate Warrior discussing Randy Savage, his surgery, upcoming appearances and more:Read More
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Posted On May 20, 2012By Richard BoudreauIn Columns

Remembering Randy Savage

On May 20th 2011, the professional wrestling world was shocked and saddened upon hearing the news of the passing of the most charismatic and iconic superstar ever to step foot in the squared circle, Randy “Macho Man” Savage at the age of 58. Randy Savage was more than just a professional wrestler, he was a pop culture phenomenon who transcended from body slams and headlocks to music, television and the movies. Many professional wrestlers that compete today are heavily influenced by his legendary persona, wardrobe and his unbelievable talent inRead More
– WWE.com has posted a list counting down the top twenty-five Intercontinental Champions of all-time and Randy Savage comes in at number one. He is trailed by Chris Jericho, Ultimate Warrior, Mr. Perfect and Pat Patterson. To view the complete list, click here. — BarbershopWindow.com has released a “Kamala” Benefit T-Shirt, with all proceeds going to aid the legendary wrestler’s medical bills. The first seventy-five customers who order the shirt will receive an autographed photo of WWE developmental wrestler Kassius Ohno (a/k/a Chris Hero). The former WWE Superstar has undergoneRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Paul Orndorff appeared on Inside The Ropes on Thursday night and slammed Bret Hart, Ric Flair and Ultimate Warrior (audio available here) . Highlights are are as follows: Facing Ric Flair in 1982 for NWA World Championship: “He was just another body. Some are better than others. I believed in making it look real. I was probably hard to work with because I wanted it to make real and I knew how to wrestle.” Experience of working at the first WrestleMania in the main event: “ItRead More
Speaking to SportsTownChicago.com, Diamond Dallas Page addressed his yoga program, assisting Chris Jericho’s comeback from injury, WrestleMania and more. Highlights are as follows: Not being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame: “I think eventually it’s got to happen. Nobody did what I did. Nobody was as over in the 90’s. I was in the top five guys according to Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Nobody came from being a manager to being a color commentator. I think I earned that spot and eventually, I think I’ll get it. I hope it’sRead More
Last Friday’s episode of UFC’s Ultimate Fighter series on FX averaged approximately 950,000 viewers, the lowest number in the seven-year history of the show and more than 400,000 less than last month’s network debut. TNA Wrestling executive producer Eric Bischoff gloated over the program’s ratings struggles via Facebook, stating Impact Wrestling draws 500,000 more viewers with a much smaller budget. “Think we came close to hitting these numbers with a couple episodes of ReAction at 11pm on Spike,” Bischoff said of the record-low Ultimate Fighter rating. “Tons of promotion onRead More
– Former WWE talent Luke Williams (a/k/a “Bushwhacker” Luke) recalls giving WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis his start in the professional wrestling industry during an interview with SportsTownChicago.com. “We broke him in the business,” Williams said of Laurinaitis, who broke into the National Wrestling Alliance in 1986 as a flagbearer for The Sheepherders. “We were in NWA and he came in and Dusty [Rhodes] put him with us. Dusty was the booker at the time and he put him with us to learn the business. WhenRead More
Scott Steiner, who parted ways with TNA Wrestling two weeks ago, has continued to fire off messages on his Twitter account trashing his former employer’s brain trust, particularly Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff. He slams Hogan and Bischoff for their unprofessional behavior and also takes shots at their children, Brooke Hogan and Garett Bischoff. Steiner wrote Sunday evening: * U R a fool Hogan-U n bischoff arrogantly came into Tna n disrespected n shit on evrybdy bhind closed doors n in the media * N u didnt think u wereRead More
Four new chapters from former Barbaric Wrestling Radio host Brett Buchanan’s The Genesis of TNA free e-book have been released on BarbaricWrestling.com and TNAbook.net. The new chapters are about Randy Savage’s infamous brief TNA run, Dusty Rhodes, Monty Brown, and Chris Candido’s death. You can find all 14 chapters that have been released thus far simply by entering ‘The Genesis of TNA’ section on BarbaricWrestling.com. New chapters are released every Monday, and there are still 12 to go. Also check out some free shoot interviews with many wrestlers and MMARead More

Posted On March 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ultimate Warrior Speaks On Hogan, Nash, McMahon & Savage

Recently, The Ultimate Warrior was interviewed by Inside The Squared Circle and discussed a plethora of topics. During the discussion, Warrior discussed his feuds with Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash, the passing of Randy Savage and his court battle with Vince McMahon. Here are some of the highlights: On his feud with Hulk Hogan: “… These guys make it look like it was an absolute flash in the pan and it was a joke. I’m not the one that keeps bringing it up and all these other guys do. EverytimeRead More

Posted On January 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan Says WWE HOF Is Missing A Top Name; His Wrestling Status

Hulk Hogan commented on his wrestling status during an interview with TalkSport.co.uk promoting Impact Wrestling’s “2012 Maximum Impact IV” Tour in the United Kingdom. “I’m not actively on the roster as far as jumping in the ring every night. But, I just love the business and I just want to be around and be part of it,” Hogan said. Other highlights from the interview: * Jeff Hardy is not on this year’s tour, but is planned for the next one. Hogan pegged Hardy and AJ Styles as “future stars” ofRead More