In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede – A Retrospect

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On Sunday, WWE revisits their past with NXT’s latest TakeOver paying homage to the original WWF pay-per-view franchise, In Your House. From 1995 to 1999, the series ran as WWF’s PPV brand, as supplementary PPVs alongside the company’s Big Five at the time – Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, King of the Ring, SummerSlam, and Survivor Series […] READ MORE


Undertaker: Five Decades of The Deadman (Part 1)

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*The Undertaker technically made it five straight decades at the recent Saudi Super Showdown.  However, given that this was more of a glorified cameo appearance, it won’t be counted in this article.   Professional wrestlers tend to have a short shelf life.  Given the nature of the job, it is common knowledge that professional wrestling careers […] READ MORE



Wrestlers Who are Huge Soccer Fans

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With more and more pro wrestlers coming from as far afield as Europe and Africa these days, it was always inevitable that they would bring their own brand of sporting culture with them, and for many of their kind a football will always be spherical and never egg shaped. That’s right, despite being high flying […] READ MORE


King of the Ring: The Royal Lineage of WWE’s KOTR

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With news that WWE was bringing back King of the Ring, a traditional tournament held for over 20 years in WWE starting in the 1980s, was met with elation from some fans, and reservation from others. After all, WWE seemed to give up on the popular annual tournament after 2002, bringing it back only four […] READ MORE


The Last Real Stars of WWE: John Cena and Randy Orton

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The last “Real Stars” of the WWE are John Cena and Randy Orton. After Raw Reunion this past Monday and SmackDown LIVE involved the announcement of the WWE Championship, that became incredibly clear. WWE has the most talent signed to their company than they ever have. That is a fact. The in-ring aspect is at […] READ MORE


Adam Cole and Johnny Gargano Set for Just Fifth “Three Stages of Hell” Match in WWE History

Stipulation/gimmick matches in wrestling have been around almost since the dawn of the industry itself. Some have even risen to such popularity there are entire PPVs dedicated to them (I’m talking to you Hell in a Cell, Royal Rumble, World War 3, Lethal Lockdown, TLC, Elimination Chamber, War Games, Battle Bowl, etc.). But for others, they […] READ MORE


15 Years Later: JBL’s Rise to the WWE Main Event

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For a very long time, John Layfield was known in wrestling as simply, Bradshaw. Then in 2004 when the APA finally ended as Ron Simmons disappeared from WWE TV, Bradshaw got his chance. He would be rebranded as John “Bradshaw” Layfield, the character that would lead him to main event glory as a part of […] READ MORE


If Wrestlers Played Other Sports

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Now, we know what you’re thinking, and yes, wrestlers have played other sports. There’s The Rock with his college football career, CM Punk and his on/off love affair with MMA, and, of course, Macho Man Randy Savage and his early life spent in Minor League Baseball. That’s all well and good, but what we’re talking […] READ MORE