In this edition of Inside The Magazine, I look at the June 1991 Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Ric Flair has been giving bonuses out to his teammates and one man is getting quite a bit more than the rest. Hulk Hogan visits Fort Bragg. Cactus Jack is a danger to himself. Is there going to be a clash between Ron Simmons and Butch Reed? Scott Steiner sits down for Press Conference. All this and much more! Read more
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Fallout from WrestleMania VIII continues in this edition of WWE Magazine. Shawn Michaels and Sensational sit down for an interview. Papa Shango’s curse on Ultimate Warrior is highlighted. Plus, the Legion of Doom and Beverly Brothers have developed a hatred for each other due to their different upbringings. Read more
By the fall of 1991, the Ultimate Warrior had left the WWF in a controversial fashion and Sid Justice had made his debut for the company after having been in WCW for a few years. In Springfield, MA Sid replaced Warrior in the main event six man tag attraction. Would the replacement and rest of the card entice you to attend the show? Read more
In late 1990, Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags competed in a tag team match agains the Steiner Brothers at Halloween Havoc for World Championship Wrestling. They put on a good showing against the popular tag team, so much so that they bailed on WCW and headed North to the World Wrestling Federation where they would have an up and down tenure. Read more
The second installment of looking back at the PWI Awards takes us to the year 1991. WWF had a lengthy battle between an Iraqi turncoat and an American Hero. A once loved superstar turned on fans to win the WCW World Championship.
How would the fans vote when it came to the Wrestler of the Year? Who was the most improved wrestler for the year? Read the results and let us know if you’d vote any differently! Read more
WrestleMania VIII happened on April 5th, 1992. The original card was carried by essentially three matches. Randy Savage vs. Ric Flair for the WWF World Championships, Bret Hart vs. Roddy Piper for the WWF Intercontinental Championship and Hulk Hogan taking on Sid Justice in the main event. I’ve always considered it to be one of my favorite Manias because it’s one of the first. However, I’ve looked at the card and the roster at that time and figured I could make a better show. So, here is my attempt at that. Of course, this is assuming everything went smooth and there weren’t any firings during the year. Read more