25 Years Later: Rick Rude Appears on WWF Raw and WCW Nitro on the Same Night

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Often considered to be one of the best wrestlers to never capture the WWE world title, the late Rick Rude boasts a legendary career all his own. His accomplishments include, but aren’t limited to, the WWF Intercontinental Championship, NWA American Heavyweight Championship, and 3 WCW International World Heavyweight Championship reigns. This bouncer turned professional wrestler […] READ MORE


Money for Mongo: Fundraiser for Steve McMichael

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An entertainer and larger-than-life character from his days on the football field as a member of the lauded Monsters of the Midway defense for the Chicago Bears to his days as a commentator and later wrestler for World Championship Wrestling, Steve ‘Mongo’ McMichael was always ready for anything. That is until he met an opponent […] READ MORE


Rivalry Rewind: Rey Mysterio vs. Eddie Guerrero

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Professional wrestling is built on the stories told in and out of the ring. These often come in the form of rivalries, pitting opposing forces against one another in pursuit of bragging rights, championships, and successes. This edition of Rivalry Rewind sees friendship and feats of athleticism evolve into an on-screen bitter grudge as we […] READ MORE


50: New Japan Pro Wrestling Joins Half-Century Club of Wrestling Promotions’ Longevity

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On January 13, 2022, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) officially celebrates its 50 year anniversary as a pro wrestling company, founded on that day in 1972 by legendary puroresu great, Antonio Inoki. Inoki, one of the star pupils of the father of puroresu, Rikidōzan, created NJPW after departing Rikidōzan’s Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance (JWA) in controversy the […] READ MORE



Is the AEW Roster the Best in U.S. History?

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With the recent major acquisitions of Ruby Soho, Adam Cole, Bryan Danielson, and most notably CM Punk, All Elite Wrestling has never been so hot and their roster has never been more stacked. But can we really say it can compete with some of the most beloved in North American wrestling history like WWE’s 2002 […] READ MORE



Rivalry Rewind: Chris Jericho vs. Dean Malenko

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Professional wrestling is built on the stories told in and out of the ring. These often come in the form of rivalries, pitting opposing forces against one another in pursuit of bragging rights, championships, and successes. The cruiserweight division of World Championship Wrestling was home to many memorable matches, though one story may be the […] READ MORE



Daffney and the Silent Screams of Depression

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Daffney – the WCW star with the ear-splitting screams – was pronounced dead on September 2nd, 2021. She was just 46 years old at the time of her passing. Shannon Spruill, who portrayed Daffney, joined WCW in late 1999 and was immediately noticed for her unique look and wild style. In an era that was […] READ MORE