Columns

Columns By Austin Skinner:

Savage Stories #1: Reliving A Story In Place Of A Yoga Brochure Austin meets Diamond Dallas Page at a 2CW show and asks about Randy Savage.
10 Wrestling Stars Who Should Have Won The WWF Championship Ten men who should have won the WWF World Championship, but never did reach the pinnacle.
Unshielding Dean Ambrose Austin believes in Dean Ambrose, and so should you.
1995 Super J Cup Tournament- A Breakdown And Review An in-depth look at the 1995 NJPW Super J Cup.
An Evening With Mick Foley (Bang! Bang!) Austin attends Mick Foley’s standup showcase in Syracuse.

Inside The Magazine

Volume #1: The Wrestler June ’95 Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down, Q&A with Avalanche, Randy Savage get examined, Book Of Lists, Davey Boy Smith demands a title shot, Bubba Rogers is a basket case, Alex Wright has all the moves, Rotten Brothers feud in ECW
Volume #2: WWF Magazine November ’92 Ric Flair wins the WWF World Championship, Battle of Titans: Six Man Blowout, Papa Shango has a curse on Bret Hart, Randy Savage greatest challenge has his manhood at stake,
Volume #3: The Wrestler October ’94 Inside this edition of the Wrestler, there is focus on Bunkhouse Buck, Owen Hart is examined, The experts believe that Diesel should wrestle Shawn Michaels at SummerSlam, a look at the Undertaker having two bodies but one soul. Also, Cactus Jack isn’t afraid to lose more body parts.
Volume #4: Inside Wrestling April ’94 Computer Challenge Tournament, Yokozuna wants to quit but isn’t allowed to?, Sting has a chat with Ron Simmons to figure out where his mind is at.
Volume #5: Pro Wrestling Illustrated July ’93  The magazine features an interview with WCW World Champion Vader, Bret Hart being a fighting champion, Paul Bearer losing faith in the Undertaker, and Ric Flair being in the same company as Rick Rude, which should lead to a battle, right?
Volume #6: Wrestle America September ’92 It’s the first look at the Wrestle America magazine. In the magazine, the curse Papa Shango had on Ultimate Warrior is highlighted, a dream match between Bret Hart and Owen Hart, Jim Cornette in SMW, and the friendship between Nikita Koloff and Sting in WCW.
Volume #7: Inside Wrestling December ’95 Highlighted in the magazine is the issues between Vader and the duo of Arn Anderson & Ric Flair. Paul Bearer tried to recruit Kama to join the Undertaker? The Ultimate Warrior is coming for Renegade? The Gangstas invade Public Enemy’s turf and much more!
Volume #8: Pro Wrestling Illustrated May ’96 The Giant goes to Japan to make himself better, Dan Severn is featured in a sit-down interview, Goldust a disgrace to wrestling?, Jeff Jarrett on a search for a stable, and the feud between Tommy Dreamer and Raven might cut both their lives short.
Volume #9: The Wrestler June ’97 Sid Vicious helps out Shawn Michaels, The Giant defends the honor of WCW but gets embarrassed, Owen Hart threatens to quit the WWF!, Plus an interview with ECW World Champion Raven and much more!
Volume #10: WWF Magazine November ’91 A feature story on the mild mannered Sid Justice, the real World Champion Ric Flair and the wedding between Randy Savage and Elizabeth. Big Bossman is interviewed about IRS. Plus, Sgt. Slaughter career is in limbo and his former allies are turning their back on him while the US isn’t so keen on the idea of welcoming him back.

Would You Go To This Show?

Volume #1: WCW March 12th, 1995
Volume #2: WWF June 30th, 1995
Volume #3: WCW August 20th, 1999
Volume #4: ECW December 23rd, 2000
Volume #5: WCW September 22nd, 2000
Volume #6: WWF January 10th, 1998
Volume #7: WCW March 22nd, 1998
Volume #8: WWE May 28th, 2006
Volume #9: WCW March 4th, 2001
Volume #10: WCW April 13th, 1993
Volume #11: WWE January 9th, 2006
Volume #12: WCW March 7th, 1999
Volume #13: WWF September 7th, 1991
Volume #14: WCW January 3rd, 1996
Volume #15: WWF September 14th, 1996
Volume #16: WWF July 23rd, 1994

Volume #17: WWE August 29th, 2003

Volume #18: USA Pro May 14th, 2004 

List Of Ten:
Ten Underrated Wrestlers
Ten Wrestlers Who Would’ve Made It In ECW
Ten Guys Misused By WCW
Ten Memorable Moments In TNA
Ten Memorable WCW Nitro Moments
Ten Memorable Moments: Raven’s Career

Reliving A Title Run:
Volume #1: CM Punk as ROH World Champion in ’05
Volume #2: Goldberg as WCW World Heavyweight Champion in ’98
Volume #3: Scott Steiner as WCW World Heavyweight Champion in ’00 – ’01
Volume #4: Goldust as WWF Intercontinental Champion in ’96

Volume #5: JBL As WWE Champion In ’04 – ’05
Volume #6: Vader as WCW World Heavyweight Champion In ’93
Volume #7: Yokozuna As WWF World Champion ’93 – ’94
Volume #8: Money Inc. As WWF World Tag Team Champions ’92 – ’93

Volume #9: Shawn Michaels As WWF Intercontinental Champion ’92 – ’93
Volume #10: Samoa Joe As TNA World Heavyweight Champion ’08
Volume #11: Jerry Lynn As ROH World Champion In ’09
Volume #12: Diesel As WWF World Champion In ’94 – ’95
Volume #13: Tyler Black As ROH World Champion ’10
Volume #14: Rick Steiner As WCW Television Champion WCW ’99
Volume #15: Ron Simmons As WCW World Champion In WCW ’92
Volume #16: Bobby Roode As TNA World Champion In TNA ’11 – ’12
Volume #17: Chris Jericho As WWE Undisputed Champion In WWE ’01 – ’02

Reliving A Feud:
Volume #1: The Undertaker vs. Mankind In WWF ’96 – ’98
Volume #2: Jerry Lawler vs. Bret Hart In The WWF ’93 – ’95
Volume #3:The Ultimate Warrior vs. Papa Shango In The WWF ’92
Volume #4: Sting vs. Vampiro In WCW ’00
Volume #5: Steve Corino vs. Homicide in ROH ’02 – ’06
Volume #6: Steve Austin vs. Kurt Angle In The WWF ’01
Volume #7: Booker T vs. Jeff Jarrett In WCW ’00
Volume #8: Tommy Dreamer vs. CW Anderson In ECW ’00 – 01
Volume #9: Hulk Hogan vs. Vader In WCW ’94 – ’95
Volume #10: Randy Savage vs. Ric Flair in WCW & WWF ’92 – ’99
Volume #11: Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart In WWF ’93 – ’96
Volume #12: CM Punk vs. Raven in ROH ’03
Volume #13: Bam Bam Bigelow Vs. Lawrence Taylor In WWF ’95
Volume #14: Sid Vicious Vs. Goldberg In WCW ’99
Volume #15: Lex Luger vs. Yokozuna In WWF ’93 – ’94
Volume #16: Curt Hennig Vs. Ric Flair In WWF & WCW ’92 – ’97
Volume #17: Kevin Nash Vs. Randy Savage In WCW ’99
Volume #18: Randy Savage vs. Hulk Hogan In WWF & WCW ’89 – ’99
Volume #19: AJ Styles vs. Jimmy Rave In ROH ’05
Volume #20: The Rock Vs. Chris Benoit In WWF ’00
Volume #21: Dean Malenko Vs. Chris Jericho In WCW ’98
Volume #22: Dustin Rhodes vs. The Stud Stable In WCW ’94 – ’95 
Volume #23: Batista vs. Triple H In WWE ‘05
Volume #24: Bret Hart vs. Goldberg In WCW ’99
Volume #25: Tatanka vs. Lex Luger In WWF ’94 – ’95
Volume #26: Randy Savage vs. Diamond Dallas Page In WCW ’97
Volume #27: Jeff Jarrett Vs. Chyna In WWF ’99
Volume #28: Shawn Michaels vs. Davey Boy Smith In WWF ’92 – ’97
Volume #29: Big Bossman Vs. Nails In WWF ’92
Volume #30: Tracy Smothers Vs. Dirty White Boy In SMW ’93
Volume #31: Christian Cage Vs. Abyss In TNA ’06
Volume #32: Shane McMahon Vs. Kane In WWE ’03
Volume #33: Triple H Vs. The Rock In WWE ’97 – ’00

Are You Tough Enough?
Season 1, Episode 1
Season 1, Episode 2
Season 1, Episode 3
Season 1, Episode 4
Season 1, Episode 5
Season 1, Episode 6

Bob’s Opinion On:
Jack Swagger
Taz
The Dangerous Alliance
Mike Awesome
Johnny Curtis (Fandango)
Shane Douglas
Buff Bagwell
2CW IPPV Event
Lex Luger
Ring of Honor Issues
Sid Vicious
Chris Harris
Marty Jannetty
Justin Credible
Vince Russo
Sting
Batista
Dungeon of Doom
Dustin Rhodes
Eric Young’s Title Victory
Ahmed Johnson
Earthquake
Harlem Heat
Glacier
Sabu

Take The Book:
First Edition: King Of The Ring 1995
Second Edition: WCW Fall Brawl 1999
Third Edition: WCW Starrcade 1993

Monday Night War
September 1995
October 1995
November 1995
December 1995
January 1996
February 1996
March 1996
April 1996
May 1996
June 1996
July 1996
August 1996
September 1996
October 1996
November 1996
December 1996
January 1997
February 1997

What If:
Volume #1: Sid Vicious Didn’t Fail The Evil Drug Test In ’92?
Volume #2: What If Ted DiBiase Won The WWF World Championship In ’88?
Volume #3: What If Lex Luger Won The WWF World Championship In ’94?

Look Back At
1990 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards
1991 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 Rankings
1991 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards
1992 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 Rankings
1992 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards
1993 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 Rankings
1993 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards
1994 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 Rankings
1994 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards
1995 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 Rankings
1995 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards
1996 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 Rankings
1996 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards
1997 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 Rankings
1997 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards

Misc Columns:
Billy Kidman: The Push That Should Have Never Happened
A Failed Heel Turn: Turning Da Man Into A Bad Guy
Bryan Clark: A Mishandled Talent
King Mabel Push: Was It That Awful?
Are You Ready For A Revolution? WCW Wasn’t
This Is The End?
It’s Only A Dream
Joey Matthews: A Prospect Turned Stooge
Alright… I Did It
Alex Wright: His Failed Rise To The Top In WCW
Lenny Lane: The Forgotten WCW Cruiserweight Champion
No Laughing Matter
Clownin’ Around In The WWF
The Gangstas In SMW ’94
Why Did Hak Fizzle In WCW?
Age Of Fall Part One
The Higher Power
The Clap Come To ECW
Don’t Hate The Playa Hate The Game
7 Levels Of Hate: Cabana vs. Pearce
The Rise And Fall Of Chris Harris
The Lone Wolf In WCW
When The WWF Got Nastisized
Being The Marty Jannetty Of A Tag Team
Being The Marty Jannetty Of A Tage Team Part Two
You Should Know The Name… Colin Delaney
You Should Know The Name… Dalton Castle

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