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Retro Reading Vol. 11: Wrestling 85 – Summer 1985

RETRO READING Vol. 11
WRESTLING 85 – Summer 1985

Sgt Slaughter graces the cover of the Summer issue of Wrestling 85

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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

Inside The Magazine Volume #16: WWF Magazine July ’92

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

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

A Look Back At: The 1991 PWI Awards

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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

Take The Book #4: WWF WrestleMania VIII

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