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Inside The Magazine Volume #32: PWI December 1991

The December ’91 Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine included the first ever PWI 500. I covered that part of the magazine in a separate series which can be found HERE. Lets find out what else was in the magazine! Read more

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Top Ten WCW Wrestlers In 2000

There is no denying that World Championship Wrestling had become a shell of itself and lost a record amount of money in a twelve month period. Despite the company not achieving much success financially and their writing for television often left fans confused, I decided to sit down and rank the top ten wrestlers for WCW from that year. Hopefully my list isn’t as confusing as the television product. Read more

Top Ten WWF Wrestlers In 1992

In 1992, the World Wrestling Federation went through a rebuilding phase during the second half of the year. From January to June the company had a lot of high level, marquee names that included Hulk Hogan, Sid Justice, Jake Roberts, and Roddy Piper. However, by the summer all of those men were gone. Essentially leaving them only Ric Flair and Randy Savagr as veteran recognizable names. Read more

Reliving A Title Run Volume #19: Bret Hart As WWF World Champion ’92 – ’93

From August 1991 to August 1992 Bret Hart was regularly holding or competing for the WWF Intercontinental Championship against the likes of Mr. Perfect, the Mountie, Roddy Piper, Shawn Michaels and the British Bulldog. During that time, he held the WWF Intercontinental Championship on two occasions with his second reign ending at the 1992 SummerSlam where he lost to the British Bulldog at Wembley Stadium. Read more

Kayfabe! Jeff Jarrett Leads New Era For WCW

Nearly twenty-four hours prior, Jeff Jarrett was battling Diamond Dallas Page for the vacant WCW World Championship at the United Center in Chicago, IL. After a fifteen minute battle that saw DDP’s wife Kimberly betray him, Jarrett walked out with his first WCW World Championship. The leader of the New Blood has ushered in new era for World Championship Wrestling. Read more

The Perfect Plan

At the 1992 Royal Rumble, “Nature Boy” Ric Flair won the vacant WWF World Championship after entering third in the Royal Rumble match to win his first WWF World Championship. Flair had made his debut in the fall of 1991 claiming to be the “Real World Champion” since he had left World Championship Wrestling as their heavyweight champion. Now, he was the top guy in the WWF. Read more

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

Retro Reading Vol. 4: Wrestling 84 – Spring 1984

Check out the latest Retro Reading! Read more

Inside The Magazine Volume #26: PWI June ’91

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

Inside The Magazine Volume #25: PWI August 1993

Missy Hyatt sits down for Press Conference. WCW invades New York to mixed results. The real winners and losers from WrestleMania IX. Does Van Hammer have what it takes to win the NWA World Title? The South rising up against Dirty White Boy. Will Lex Luger and Mr. Hughes feud or be friends? And, the first ever PWI Poll! All this and more! Read more