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Retro Reading Vol. 5: Wrestling 84 – Summer 1984

A look inside the Summer 1984 edition of Wrestling 84! Read more

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WCW Worldwide 2000: The Forgotten Show Final Part

The final part of the series features Christopher Daniels, Robbie Rage, Norman Smiley, Three Count and the Filthy Animals. Read more

The Match #10: The Sandman Vs. Chris Candido

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 more

Rebooking The WWF: Week 50, 1993

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 more

Inside The Magazine Volume #29: WWF Magazine July 1993

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 more

The XWF Part Two

It’s time for part two of the three part series looking at the XWF, which was developed by Jimmy Hart. The feedback from part one has been rather interesting. Some people had hope for it and it never developed, and others (majority) felt that it wasn’t going to be successful even with television. I can see how the legends on the roster wouldn’t be beneficial, but the talent roster is quite impressive for a startup company and the young wrestlers would develop into great workers. Read more

XPW Matches Part Two

Shane Douglas, Terry Funk, The Sandman, a ladder match and a clown? Check it out! Read more

New Japan World Gems #2: Hiroshi Hase vs. Sting

Round two of my New Japan World Gems series takes us back to another Tokyo Dome Show, this time in 1993. 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 Hiroshi Hase and WCW’s Sting jumped out to me! Read more

The Power Of Love

At Money In The Bank on June 18th, 2017, Mike Kanelis made his debut with his wife, Maria Kanelis. It’s the first time that I can recall a WWE wrestler taking the last name of is wife. Yeah, that’s right, Mike Kanelis is actually Mike Bennett. You may have heard of him. Read more

Before The Camera Rolls: Volume #4

Sometimes action is just for the live TV audience and not for everyone at home.

This installment has matches involving Jon Heidenreich, Lita, Jazz, Island Boys and Tajiri! Plus, Michael Modest from Beyond The Mat fame! Read more