The Great American Bash: From NWA to NXT (1985-2020)

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On Wednesday, July 1, WWE revives the former NWA/WCW staple event The Great American Bash for the first time in eight years, as a two week special event under the yellow-and-gold of the NXT brand. It’s an event that has a lot of historic memories for longtime fans, many whom have followed the event since […] READ MORE


Revisiting Wrestling Video Games (N64)

During the fifth generation of gaming consoles, wrestling video games appeared on multiple platforms. Last time, we looked at some of the classics on the original PlayStation, but it wasn’t the only proverbial dog in the fight. Enter the Nintendo 64, which was a massive leap forward for arguably the most prominent name in the […] READ MORE


Revisiting Wrestling Video Games (PS1)

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In this series chronicling wrestling video games throughout history, it’s time to leap into the fifth generation of consoles. The original Sony PlayStation, or PS1, was one of the first giant steps made in the realm of 3D gaming. Before this, most games took place with two-dimensional depth in mind. This, along with another console […] READ MORE


Champion: The Fall and Rise of David Arquette in Pro Wrestling

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It became the ultimate shark that World Championship Wrestling (WCW) decided to jump. Despite “finger pokes of doom”, the oversaturation of the New World Order (nWo), and the misuse of Bret “Hitman” Hart, it was anointing Hollywood B-lister David Arquette as the WCW World Heavyweight Champion on WCW Thunder on April 25, 2000 that sent […] READ MORE


Inside the MDL: 25 Years Since WCW/NJPW Collision in Korea

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If you think WWE working with Saudi Arabia has been pro wrestling’s shadiest dealings with a suspect government, think again. Next week marks the 25th anniversary of Collision in Korea, a joint production from World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) held beyond the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) separating North and South […] READ MORE


Calling in a Favor: Revisiting the Most Surreal ECW Championship Match

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The light of ECW burned short but bright. In early 2000, the two largest professional wrestling companies in America were the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. In its own corner, however, existed Extreme Championship Wrestling. Headed by current Brock Lesnar advocate Paul Heyman, ECW was counterculture, bringing in the “rejects” of the wrestling […] 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



Former WCW Superstar Maxx Muscle Dead at 56

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The wrestling community mourns the loss over another brother as word has gotten out that former WCW wrestler Maxx Muscle has passed away at the age of 56. Muscle – real name John Czawlytko, passed away on Thursday, June 27. The news was announced by former WWE Superstar Marc Mero. My condolences to the family and […] READ MORE