The road to WrestleMania in 1992 started on January 19th in Albany, New York as the World Wrestling Federation presented the popular event, the Royal Rumble. Continue reading
Match: CM Punk vs. Ace Steel
Promotion: IWA Mid South
From: Charlestown, Indiana
So, this match was released by Smart Mark Video and I have to say seeing the video is over thirty minutes long made me groan. The match is for the IWA-MS World Championship which was held by CM Punk at the time. Colt Cabana is on commentary. Continue reading
By the late 90s the WWF was providing some controversial television but was at the peak of their popularity during the Attitude Era. Many wrestlers changed their characters during the era and provided realistic angles to connect better with wrestling fans. Continue reading
20 new show reviews including WCW Saturday Night from 1992, 1997 & 1999, SMW TV from 1992, WWF Superstars from 1995 and a 2CW show from 2011! Continue reading
How did the readers of Pro Wrestling Illustrated vote for the 1995 PWI Awards? Find out! Continue reading
February 22nd marked the most anticipated rematch in World Championship Wrestling history when Hollywood Hulk Hogan and Sting squared off again for the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
The event took place at the Cow Palace in California, which was a tradition for Superbrawl starting in 1997. It’s one of the first WCW events I rented on VHS for your random fun fact for the flashback.
Interestingly, there are quite a few top names that aren’t on the show. They include Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Curt Hennig, Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero, Raven, and The Giant (injury). Despite all that, it’s still a strong show and a show I remember enjoying very much. Continue reading
At the end of 1997 World Championship Wrestling was at an all time high. Despite the botched ending to the Sting vs. Hollywood Hogan main event at Starrcade, the company was riding high and still extremely popular amongst fans. At the end of 1997, WCW was able to lure former WWF World Champion Bret Hart away from their rival competition. Of course, the Montreal Screwjob made the departure a little easier for The Hitman.
Last year, Souled Out was a largely disappointing event, which will eventually be covered in this format. The event was heavily centered around the New World Order and put over the faction in most of the contests.
This year, it’s a different story. Continue reading