Retro Reading Vol. 8: Wrestling 84 – Winter 1984

The cover of the Winter 1984 issue of Wrestling 84

Mike Campbell is back with the eighth installment of Retro Reading! Read more of this post

Kayfabe! Sting Gets Bitten By The Snake

Former WCW World Champion Sting has had numerous top challengers competing against the likes of Cactus Jack, WCW United States Champion Rick Rude and Big Van Vader in recent months. The challengers don’t stop coming after Sting. The most recent foe surprised the wrestling world with his appearance. Read more of this post

Would You Go To This Show? Volume Nineteen

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 more of this post

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 of this post

The Good & The Bad: WWF 1992 Part One

1992 is one of my favorite years in professional wrestling. WWF had most of the top names in wrestling and the rise of Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels, plus whacky characters like Papa Shango! WCW had a stellar roster too. But, the focus for this article is on the WWF. I’ll be looking through the year and mention both the good and the bad for what was happening.

Of course, this will be broken up into two parts. Part one will highlight what happened from January 1st to June 30th, 1992. Here we go… Read more of this post

Inside The Magazine Volume #13: Inside Wrestling June ’92

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In the next installment of Inside The Magazine, I take a look at the June ’92 edition of Inside Wrestling. Undertaker turning on Jake Roberts and the impact of that is heavily discussed. Harley Race forming his own stable of men similar to the Dangerous Alliance, IRS and Ted DiBiase winning the tag titles, Sting shares his thoughts on his WCW World Championship victory. Plus, who will be the first megastar in the post-Hogan era? Marcus Alexander Bagwell sits down for an interview in Hotseat. Tony Atlas is sick of WWF castoffs and lastly there is a one on one interview between the Patriot and the Dark Patriot. Read more of this post

Inside The Magazine Volume #10: WWF Magazine November ’91

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Inside the WWF Magazine November ’91 edition featured 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. Read more of this post

The Match #5: Konnan Vs. Jake Roberts In AAA ’94

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At the first ever TripleMania event on April 30th, 1993, Jake Roberts appeared in the front row to watch the show acting as if he were just a fan. Well, that lasted until the main event where Roberts distracted Konnan long enough to cause Konnan to be counted out and thus lost a best two out of three falls career vs. hair match against rival Cien Caras. As a result, Konnan was forced to retire. However, that retirement lasted four months due to Konnan being able to convince officials to reinstate him due to how he lost the match thanks to Roberts involvement.

They’d meet in a six ma tag best two out of three falls match in August of ’93, which saw Roberts pin Konnan to win both falls. Their first singles match didn’t occur until March 12th, 1994 inside a steel cage, which Konnan won by escaping the cage, but the issue between the men wasn’t resolved.

Not until the second TripleMania event, which took place on May 27th, 1994. Both men put their hair on the line. Read more of this post

Inside The Magazine Volume #3: The Wrestler October ’94

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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.

Lets take a look at the October ’94 edition of the Wrestler magazine! Read more of this post

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 of this post