The 1000 Day Reign: Wrestling’s Longest World Champion

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Since the introduction of the first men’s World Heavyweight Championship in 1905 and the first Women’s World Champion a year later in 1906, hundreds and hundreds if not thousands of wrestlers have become sanctioned World champions around the world. For most of these wrestlers, these reigns were exciting bumps in their careers and extra accolades […] READ MORE


Seven Decades: A Look at Wrestling’s Iron Men (and Women)

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Pro wrestling isn’t known for its lengthy careers. While many of managed to parlay into lengthy careers spanning decades, there are thousands and thousands of aspiring wrestlers who have had their careers cut short by injury and the lack of limelight. As many old school promoters are wan to say, “it ain’t ballet” – pro […] READ MORE


The NWA: Wrestling’s Most Historic Organization Turns 70

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Today the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) announced it’s birthday, having been formed on June 18, 1948, changing the wrestling landscape forever. Today, the NWA turns 70. On June 19th, 1948, The National Wrestling Alliance was founded. This is our 70th Year! We will celebrate. You'll be a part of it. So will be those who […] READ MORE


The Pioneers: Luther Lindsay – The First African-American Contender

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The Pioneers is a new on-going series looking at some of the earliest pioneers of professional wrestling as we know it, from the wrestlers to promoters to trainers who helped shape professional wrestling around the world. Today we look at Luther Lindsay. The Pioneers: Luther Lindsay Luther Lindsay was a multi-sport collegiate athlete prior to […] READ MORE


The History of the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship

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Last night at CZW Cage of Death XIX, Tim Storm‘s 414-day reign as NWA World Heavyweight Champion came to an end, when Nick Aldis (formerly Magnus in Impact Wrestling) was crowned the new World Champion to the shock of all those in attendance and millions of wrestling fans around the world. With this victory, Aldis […] READ MORE


Terry Funk Moves Into 8th Place For Longest Wrestling Career

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This weekend, 73-year old wrestling icon Terry Funk wrestled in a tag match alongside The Rock N’ Roll Express to face Jerry “The King” Lawler, Brian Christopher and Doug Gilbert in North Carolina with Big Time Wrestling. Funk’s first match since 2015, it marked Terry Funk’s 52nd year as an active wrestler, since his debut […] READ MORE