25 Years Later: WCW Monday Nitro Debuts

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Twenty-five years ago today, a deafening shot was fired in the form of WCW Monday Nitro. From the early 80s to the mid 90s, the professional wrestling world was dominated by the World Wrestling Federation. Though its popularity started to wane during the latter period, due to such circumstances as lacking creative and 1994’s steroid […] READ MORE


Preview: MLW – War Chamber (9/7/19)

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This Saturday, MLW invades Dallas for the first time, presenting the first-ever War Chamber event. War Chamber is replacing War Games, which we’ll get more into later. This event is a Fusion Taping and will feature a huge main event, along with a grudge match for the MLW Tag Titles. Zenshi vs. Jordan Oliver  Jordan […] READ MORE


Match Point: Jushin Thunder Liger To Fight Son of Historic Rival for DEFY

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Match Point is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Today’s edition looks at a huge 6-man tag team with DEFY Wrestling in Tacoma, Washington, where legendary NJPW star Jushin “Thunder” Liger leads a […] READ MORE


The Legacy of The Hart Foundation (VIDEOS)

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With today’s announcement from Major League Wrestling (MLW) that a new incarnation of The Hart Foundation was arriving in MLW for the MLW FUSION tapings in July in New York City, it marked over 30 years (33 years to be exact) that the storied stable has remained a part of wrestling lore, spanning multiple promotions […] READ MORE




The Triumph and Tragedy of October 5, 1997

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Twenty years ago, at 7pm on Sunday, October 5, 1997, the WWF was getting ready to put on it’s latest PPV event, In Your House: Badd Blood. It was to feature the first ever Hell in a Cell match, the culmination of The Undertaker‘s vengeance at Shawn Michaels for interfering in his World title match […] READ MORE