Matches from History: Mr. Perfect vs. Bret Hart at SummerSlam 1991

SummerSlam 1991Craig Wilson

The bank holiday weekend just past and having the WWE Network inspired me to delve back into the WWE’s archive yet I ended up watching an event I own on DVD: SummerSlam 1991. The main inspiration for that was the excellent IC title match which saw Mr. Perfect defend against Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart which is the latest match to feature in ‘Matches from History.’
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Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: The Ministry of Darkness

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Brian Damage

Throughout the history of pro wrestling bookers and promoters have always tried to come up with new, creative and innovative ideas to generate interest in their product. Some ideas have not only succeeded…but flourished. Others were DOA from the get go. Then there are those ideas which initially were innovative…but for various reasons….faded away. Those are the focus of this latest series of posts titled ‘Great Ideas That Didn’t Last’.

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Breaking The Monopoly: Are We Witnessing A Wrestling Resurgence?

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Brian Damage

Ever since the WWE went into a national and then a global expansion beginning in the 1980’s, we have seen professional wrestling go through many cataclysmic changes. We’ve seen the territorial system get wiped out, we’ve seen Jim Crockett Promotions wave the white flag and sell to Ted Turner. We have witnessed the once proud AWA fall…as well as ECW and eventually WCW.
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