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





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




Analysis: Why Does WWE Have So Many Championships?

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In professional wrestling, titles are often sought after by all who enter the industry. As Arn Anderson once famously stated, “championship gold serves as an avenue for building professional wrestling stars and having those stars represent your brand.” There is no doubt that people heavily associate wrestlers like “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and The Rock […] READ MORE


A&E Biography – Mick Foley: What We Learned

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The A&E Network series Biography is featuring a number of professional wrestlers on its show. This week, the featured wrestler was the “Hardcore Legend”, Mick Foley. Foley went from filming matches in his backyard to becoming the WWF (WWE) World Champion. However, there is much that is not known about Mick. This week, viewers learned […] READ MORE