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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! (more…)

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

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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! (more…)

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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! (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

Flashback: WWF Royal Rumble 1997

Posted: December 1, 2015 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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Despite not winning the Monday Night Wars, the WWF was still producing some memorable television and would often times provide proper hype and anticipation to their pay per view events.

Back in November at Survivor Series, Shawn Michaels lost the WWF World Championship to Psycho Sid. They would have their rematch at the Royal Rumble at the Alamo Dome. The promotion for the match was largely based around Michaels trying to regain the gold in front of his hometown crowd. The given attendance number is over 60,000, but I believe Jim Cornette has made it publicly known to be a false number and heavily papered.

An in-depth review of the event can be located HERE. (more…)