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Inside The Magazine Volume #30: The Wrestler January 1997

Ted DiBiase sits down for a Q&A regarding his association with the New World Order. Hulk Hogan could buy WCW? The Undertaker may have lost Paul Bearer, but could that have been a good thing for his career? New Jack heads to ICW to battle Bruiser Bedlam, but what is more extreme, ECW or ICW? Also, Owen Hart and British Bulldog nearly had their team ruined, but battling in a singles match actually brought them closer. All this and much more inside the magazine! Read more

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Inside The Magazine Volume #22: PWI February 1995

Let’s take a look inside Pro Wrestling Illustrated February 1995, shall we? Read more

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

At Look Back At: The 1998 PWI 500 Rankings

It’s the eighth installment looking back the PWI 500 magazines that have become a popular publication over the years. 1998 saw the WWF get a lead in the ratings war, while WCW was still highly popular. ECW continued to grow throughout the year, as well.

Unlike last year, the number one ranked wrestler is a toss up between a WCW wrestler and a WWF wrestler. There isn’t controversy attached to this years ranking.

Reminder, I don’t look at every wrestler in the magazine, but a full list of the rankings can be found HERE.

The grading period was from August 1st 1997 to August 31st, 1998. Read more

Inside The Magazine Volume #18: WWF RAW Magazine Winter ’97

Hopefully, you like Vic Venom (Vince Russo). He’s in this quite a bit. The hype for the USA vs. Canada feud is heavily featured. Plus, Ahmed Johnson gives us an in-depth look at gang life and what it’s all about. The feud between Mankind and Hunter Hearst Helmsley is highlighted, as well. All that and more! Read more

Inside The Magazine Volume #15: PWI September ’97

The fifteenth edition of the series highlights the September ’97 Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine. Lets take a look. Read more

Inside The Magazine Volume #12: The Wrestler Winter ’95

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It’s one of the first magazines I remember ever purchasing from Wegmans after hounding my mother to spend a measly $2.50 considering I was only six at the time. For the most part, magazines like the Wrestler were the only ways I kept up with wrestling. Aside from watching Livewire and the occasional Nitro, I didn’t actually watch much wrestling at such a young age. So, in my early years the Apter Mags, as they are so often called, was my main outlet for acquiring knowledge. Of course, it would be months after the fact, but whatever.

Inside this magazine we find out the fear that is preventing the Steiner Brothers from competing in WCW or WWF. A preview for a match between Sting and Hulk Hogan that WILL HAPPEN! Plus, Dr. Yankeem bringing the Undertaker back from dead and the Heavenly Bodies having a bone to pick with Jim Cornette over the WWF Tag Team Championships. All that plus the usual good stuff from the Wrestler! Lets check it out! Read more

Inside The Magazine Volume #11: The Wrestler December ’97

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Top Ten in WWF takes on the top ten in WCW with the writers voting on who’d win. Plus, Eddy Guerrero may broken apart the Guerrero family forever. Brian Christopher sits down for a Q&A. Plus, much more! Read more

Reliving A Feud #33: The Rock Vs. Triple H In WWE ’97 – ’00

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All wrestling fans have a feud that lured them in during their childhood years and got them hooked on professional. Whether it was Hogan vs. Piper, Hogan vs. Andre, Hogan vs. Savage, Hogan vs. Warrior, Flair vs. Steamboat, Flair vs. Hogan, or countless other feuds, there’s always that one feud that just captivated our imaginations and got us hooked.

While I became a wrestling fan in the early 90s at a young age, my memories focus largely around the year 2000 and during that time there was a heated feud between superstars Triple H and the Rock over the WWF World Championship. Their issues had been going on for years prior, but I was hooked on the Rock chasing after the WWF World Championship, but I’ll get into that later on. Read more

Reliving A Title Run #17 : Chris Jericho As WWF Undisputed Champion ’01 – ’02

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Upon his arrival in the World Wrestling Federation in the summer of 1999, Chris Jericho wasted no time becoming a very popular act in the company. Jericho had been mishandled while in World Championship Wrestling, and it didn’t take long for Y2J to find his footing in the WWF. Read more