The next installment of the New Japan World Gems series has arrived! For number three, we head back to June of 1994, for the final match of the inaugural Best of the Super Juniors tournament. These two masked Puroresu legends would face off to find out who the best junior wrestler in the world really was! In a series that is intended to get you more out of your New Japan World subscription than just the monthly shows of today, this singles match between NJPW’s Liger and Michinoku Pro’s Delfin pulled me right in! Read the rest of this entry »

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On February 7th, 1992 the World Wrestling Federation held a live event in Denver, Colorado. It’s notable for being the show where there was a tag team championship change and was the beginning of a major angle for WrestleMania VIII. On the same day, the WWF also held a show in Newfoundland. So, this is a special installment as we’ll figure out which show we’d rather go to! Read the rest of this entry »

A look inside the Summer 1984 edition of Wrestling 84! Read the rest of this entry »

WCW Worldwide 2000: The Forgotten Show Final Part

Posted: August 8, 2017 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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The final part of the series features Christopher Daniels, Robbie Rage, Norman Smiley, Three Count and the Filthy Animals. Read the rest of this entry »

The Match #10: The Sandman Vs. Chris Candido

Posted: August 7, 2017 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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By April 1st, 2001, both World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling were out of business leaving a lot of top names wrestlers available for independent shows. In this case, former ECW/WCW wrestlers Sandman and Chris Candido appeared on a show for the wrestling company Legacy Wrestling Enterprises. The show took place on December 5th, 2002 and was held in Fort Worth, Texas. After looking up the company, it appears they had only one show, with this match about to be highlighted as their one and only main event in company history.

Well, there is a bit of a backstory for the match. I seem to recall a shoot interview with Chris Candido where he recalls the match with Sandman as being a complete disaster since they drove together to Texas from New Jersey. Along with Tammy Sytch, they were drunk and exhausted from the road prior to appearing on the show. So, with that in mind, this should be interesting to see how this plays out. Read the rest of this entry »

Rebooking The WWF: Week 50, 1993

Posted: August 2, 2017 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized

The issue between Bret Hart and Ted DiBiase continues. Huge six man tag match for the RAW main event. WWF World Champion Lex Luger competes on WWF Superstars. On Wrestling Challenge, Ted DiBiase battles the Kamikaze Kid. Read the rest of this entry »

In this magazine, The Undertaker and Paul Bearer sit down for an interview regarding Giant Gonzalez. Jim Ross has his career highlighted prior to joining the WWF. Tatanka looks to figure out a way to get the better of Bam-Bam Bigelow. Money Inc. may have been uncovered as being crooks! Lex Luger has a deadly forearm and Bret Hart may be next to feel it. Speaking of Bret Hart, what if he wrestled Hulk Hogan, how would that play out? All this and much more is written about! Read the rest of this entry »