Dark Side of the Ring: Blood & Wire: Onita’s FMW – What We Learned

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Dark Side of the Ring is here once more! Following on from last week’s tragic episode, which centered around the tragic life and death of Chris Kanyon, this week’s episode focused on an entire wrestling promotion: the Japanese, Atsushi Onita-founded Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW). A pioneering, deathmatch promotion which would inspire modern promotions such as […] 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


Remembering Vitín: The Victor Quiñones Story

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Victor Quiñones is the author of many wrestling promotions and responsible for launching wrestling careers of many wrestling superstar. Victor Quiñones 12-year anniversary of his death was last month, and the wrestling business as a whole – specially Puerto Rico – still misses its trailblazing rebel. READ MORE


Lucha Underground Is The New ECW (And Not In The Way You Think)

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Earlier today, the writing staff of Last Word on Pro Wrestling was roundtable discussing Lucha Underground and one of our UK writers, Alex Richards, mentioned that “LU reminds me so much of ECW – you’d go there and get over, so you could get a deal with a bigger company”. And while that’s not entirely true (guys […] 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


Mania and Memories: My Five Personal Favorite Wrestlemania Matches

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WrestleMania. Just the mention the name of World Wrestling Entertainment‘s biggest event of the year opens the floodgates of every fan’s memory banks.  Inevitably discussions are abound of everyone’s favorite matches spanning to date the 32 events held. Hogan vs. Andre, Savage vs. Steamboat, Hart vs. Michaels, Angle vs. Michaels, Undertaker vs. Triple H, Rock […] READ MORE