Last week we debuted a new series looking at the history of Clash of Champions, starting with the inaugural event from March 1988. Today we follow that up by looking at Clash of Champions II: Miami Mayhem which took place on June 8, 1988, at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida. There were 2400 people in attendance and the show drew a 4.8 rating on TBS.
In a new series from Benjamin, the blog’s newest writer, we’ll take a trip back to a time when NWA/WCW put on Clash of Champions cards free of charge on the Superstation TBS about four times year. Beginning in 1988 and ending in 1997, Benjamin begins his odyssey some 29 years ago with the original Clash of The Champions. Continue reading
Many reading this blog will have gotten the wrestling bug during the infamous ‘Monday Night Wars’ in the late 90s. It was a time that saw millions tune in week in, week out to catch WWF and WCW. But by no means was it the first wrestling war between the two. Today we head back to the 80s and see what kicked off the battle between Jim Crockett jr. and Vince McMahon. Continue reading
Who can forget watching wrestling as a youth and seeing “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes down a Mellow Yellow? How about watching a Clash of the Champions telecast and hearing Jim Ross wishing he had an ice cold Coors Light to drink? “The Macho Man” Randy Savage or The Ultimate Warrior snap into a Slim Jim? Continue reading