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Inside The Magazine Volume #42: Inside Wrestling August ’92

Checkout the latest installment of Inside The Magazine with the August 1992 publication of Inside Wrestling!

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Retro Reading Vol. 10: Inside Wrestling – June 1985

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The cover of the June 1985 edition of Inside Wrestling

Mike Campbell dives into Inside Wrestling June 1985 magazine! Read more

Retro Reading Vol. 7: Sports Review Wrestling – November 1984

Billy Jack and Kerry Von Erich are this month’s cover story.

What’s going on in this edition of Retro Reading? Let’s take a look! Read more

Retro Reading Vol. 4: Wrestling 84 – Spring 1984

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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

The XWF Part One

Xcitement Wrestling Federation, or better known simply as the XWF, was a wrestling company formed in late 2001 by Jimmy Hart, Greg Valentine and Brian Knobbs. The idea being that the company would challenge the WWF since both ECW and WCW had gone out of business earlier in the year. The had the financial backing of Kevin Harrington, who has been on Shark Tank as an investor for various projects. Their roster had plenty of big names to go along with younger names. The promotion would have been considered family friendly, which the WWE had not been for four years. Read more

Being The ‘Marty Jannetty’ Of A Tag Team

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It’s the term that every tag team will experience at some point in time. It’s in reference to when the popular tag team known as the Rockers, which consisted of Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty, broke up and went into the singles ranks. Both men were very talented, but Michaels was the one who achieved higher acclaim while his former partner and friend drifted into obscurity.

Sure, it happened to Jannetty, but throughout history it has happened to seemingly every tag team that has ever been formed. The team will be successful, but when they breakup, only one man achieves anything in the singles ranks.

In this column, which will likely be broken up into several pieces because of so many tag teams, I’ll look at five tag teams shed light on who succeeded, and who dropped down the card. Read more