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Posts tagged ‘Ahmed Johnson’

Girlfriend Watches… WWF King Of The Ring 1996

Carly sits down and watches WWF King of the Ring 1996. Find out her reaction to wrestlers like the Undertaker, Mankind, Goldust and more! Read more

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Inside The Magazine Volume #18: WWF RAW Magazine Winter ’97

Hopefully, you like Vic Venom (Vince Russo). He’s in this quite a bit. The hype for the USA vs. Canada feud is heavily featured. Plus, Ahmed Johnson gives us an in-depth look at gang life and what it’s all about. The feud between Mankind and Hunter Hearst Helmsley is highlighted, as well. All that and more! Read more

The Rise And Fall Of Ahmed Johnson

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With the departure of Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage from the WWF in 1994, the World Wrestling Federation was desperately looking for their next high profile superstar. They relied on Bret Hart starting in October ’92 and had success overseas with him as champion. There was a failed attempt in making Lex Luger the next Hulk Hogan that started in the summer of ’93 and lasted until the fall of ’95 when Luger returned to WCW.

By the fall of ’95, the WWF was relying on Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels and the Undertaker to bring in fans. They were all established wrestlers that had been in the company for five plus years. They needed some fresher names, some younger talent. Read more

Inside The Magazine Volume #9: The Wrestler June ’97

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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! Read more

Flashback: WWF Royal Rumble 1997

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Despite not winning the Monday Night Wars, the WWF was still producing some memorable television and would often times provide proper hype and anticipation to their pay per view events.

Back in November at Survivor Series, Shawn Michaels lost the WWF World Championship to Psycho Sid. They would have their rematch at the Royal Rumble at the Alamo Dome. The promotion for the match was largely based around Michaels trying to regain the gold in front of his hometown crowd. The given attendance number is over 60,000, but I believe Jim Cornette has made it publicly known to be a false number and heavily papered.

An in-depth review of the event can be located HERE. Read more

A Look Back At: PWI Awards 1996

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Taking a look back at the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Awards for the year 1996. Do you agree with who won the awards? Read more

A Look Back At: 1996 PWI 500 Rankings

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The sixth installment of the series brings us to the 1996 edition of the PWI 500. World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation are at war on Monday nights while Extreme Championship Wrestling is gaining more and more popularity. Where will the wrestlers rank in this years edition?

You can find the complete list of wrestlers and where they were ranked HERE.

The grading period was August 1995 to August 1996. Read more

Monday Night War: June 1996

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Another WWF star jumps ship to WCW. Austin 3:16 is born, but it doesn’t translate into the ratings… yet. Read more

Bob’s Opinion On: Ahmed Johnson

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Intensity. Whether it was in the ring or on the microphone, Ahmed Johnson was always intense. Maybe too much for his own good. Read more

Reliving A Title Run #4: Goldust As WWF Intercontinental Champion In ’96

In July 1995 vignettes promoting a man named Goldust began to air on WWF television. He was rather bizarre as he was obsessed with Hollywood and painted his face gold while also wearing a blonde wig. Early on he competed in singles match on pay per view against Marty Jannetty and Bam-Bam Bigelow. He would win those matches and would quickly enter his first high profile feud. Read more