A Chat With The S.A.T.

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Over two decades ago, a tag team appeared on the independent scene that would change the face of professional wrestling forever. Wrestling was a different animal back then, but this team took it upon themselves to create something memorable and different. They set out to reinvent much of what the industry was doing in their […] READ MORE


25 Years Later: Rick Rude Appears on WWF Raw and WCW Nitro on the Same Night

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Often considered to be one of the best wrestlers to never capture the WWE world title, the late Rick Rude boasts a legendary career all his own. His accomplishments include, but aren’t limited to, the WWF Intercontinental Championship, NWA American Heavyweight Championship, and 3 WCW International World Heavyweight Championship reigns. This bouncer turned professional wrestler […] READ MORE


Paul Heyman Puts Over Philadelphia In Advance of WWE’s Return to City for Extreme Rules in October

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Paul Heyman is very good at his job. On Monday, June 13th, WWE announced a return to Philadelphia for October’s Extreme Rules. This will be the second time in 13 iterations of the event that Philadelphia will host the so called ‘most extreme night of the year’ with the first time coming in 2019. More […] READ MORE


The State of Major League Wrestling in 2022

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There aren’t many pro wrestling companies that can say they’ve built their place in the business all by themselves. Major League Wrestling (MLW) on the other hand, can. Forming in 2002, not even a half-year after the formation of Ring of Honor (ROH), MLW was one of the bigger companies born in the absence of […] READ MORE


Former ECW Champion Raven Returns to Ring On The Weekend

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ECW Original and 2x ECW World Heavyweight Champion Raven returned to the ring on Sunday night, to help fellow ECW alum (and his most heated ECW rival) Tommy Dreamer to defeat the team of Impact’s Eli Drake and former WCW Superstar Disco Inferno at Future Stars Wrestling (FSW) in Las Vegas at FSW Mecca II. […] READ MORE



The Blue Meanie Comes to AEW: What to Know Following Dark: Elevation

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This week’s edition of AEW Dark: Elevation saw the All Elite Wrestling debut of Crowbar. The former World Championship Wrestling Hardcore, Cruiserweight, and World Tag Team Champion took on “The Bad Boy” Joey Janela. Despite this, it was a memorable encounter for a number of reasons. In addition to being the debut of Crowbar, this […] READ MORE


Crowbar Comes to AEW: What to Know Prior to Dark: Elevation

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This week, on AEW Dark: Elevation, there is plenty of action scheduled. In addition to the current crop of All Elite Wrestling stars and independent talent around the world, there will be involvement from established veterans. Facing off against “The Bad Boy” Joey Janela will be none other than Crowbar, who longtime wrestling fans may […] READ MORE


Wrestling Meccas: The Manhattan Center (Grand & Hammerstein Ballroom)

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Wrestling Meccas is a series of features at Last Word on Pro Wrestling that looks at the history of some of professional wrestling’s most iconic venues, from large stadiums to small indie havens. This edition looks at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan, New York, and its wrestling history from the original home of Monday Night […] READ MORE