Buried Alive and Other Spine-Chilling Wrestling Match Types

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Sometimes, a simple wrestling match isn’t enough. It’s not uncommon for a storyline to become so heated and involved that standard measures cease to apply. What happens when a decision can’t be easily reached with a referee counting to three or calling for a submission upon a wrestler’s surrender? This is when a wrestling organization […] READ MORE


From Mankind to The Fiend: Fear in Professional Wrestling

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Fear is one of the most essential human emotions. Merriam-Webster defines it as “an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger.” It has been in large part due to fear that the human race has been able to exist and thrive. It has allowed us to approach the unknown with alertness […] READ MORE


War Of The Words: Roman Reigns Declares WWE Is His Yard

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Last Word on Pro Wrestling’s latest series, War of the Words, explores the art and impact of the promo by looking back through the archives. This series will examine all kinds of promos, from the most memorable or ones that have been overlooked and are underrated, showing the background of the promo, the promo itself, […] READ MORE


Humanizing The Deadman: Killing The Mystique Of The Undertaker

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The Undertaker is the single greatest gimmick in the history of professional wrestling. You ask anyone, they will more than likely agree. A lot of that is due to the man behind the gimmick, Mark Calaway, who spent 30 years living the character to make it as great as it is. In the past few […] READ MORE


He’s Here: Revisiting the Return of The Undertaker at Judgment Day 2000

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Black trench coat, wide brim hat, fog that masks the floor – these are just a few of the classic hallmarks of The Undertaker. Often regarded as the greatest creation of World Wrestling Entertainment, the Dead Man has become the most enduring character in the company’s history. He has been immensely successful, boasting seven world […] READ MORE


WWE In Your House: The Legendary Matches

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In the spring of 1995, the World Wrestling Federation introduced In Your House. Originally intended as a way to deliver content during certain months, In Your House offered PPVs at reduced prices. The months that didn’t feature King of the Ring, SummerSlam, Survivor Series, Royal Rumble or WrestleMania would not be left out in the […] READ MORE


Game Ongoing: Twenty Five Years of Triple H

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This week’s episode of SmackDown will be a little bit different to what we are used to.  The Friday night broadcast will be a celebration of Triple H‘s pro-wrestling career.  Specifically, it will be a celebration of Triple H’s WWE career – though you can find the pre-WWE portion of his career here.  On April […] READ MORE


Undertaker: Five Decades of The Deadman (Part 5)

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Welcome back to Undertaker: Five Decades of the Deadman.  We have finally made it to the end of this series.  Over the past three weeks, we have taken an in-depth look at the career of The Undertaker.  Part one focused on the 1980s; the introduction of Mark Calaway to pro-wrestling.  The second installment took a […] READ MORE


Undertaker: Five Decades of The Deadman (Part 4)

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Welcome back to Undertaker: Five Decades of the Deadman.  Throughout this series, we have taken a celebratory walk through the career of The Undertaker.  At WrestleMania XXXVI this Sunday, Mark Calaway will have made it to five straight decades in the ring.  Each part of this five-part series has looked at a particular decade of […] READ MORE


Undertaker: Five Decades of The Deadman (Part 3)

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Welcome back to Undertaker: Five Decades of the Deadman.  This series has been chronicling the career of The Undertaker – who is set to make it five straight decades as a professional wrestler.  The last installment of this five-part series covered arguably the most active decade in the career of The Undertaker.  We dived into […] READ MORE