The biggest misconception in pro wrestling in making a top star, is having said wrestler win the promotion’s world title. While that can certainly help elevate a mid card star into main event status…there are no guarantees that it will always pay off. The truth is, you can make a star out of an individual just as easily by having them lose a match. It all depends on how the match is booked. Such is the case of the ‘Charismatic Enigma’ Jeff Hardy.
This. Is. Extreme. It was about time that ‘Matches from History‘ tackled something from ECW. With the WWE and WCW offering little in the month of April 1996, lets head over and see what happened 20 years and 7 days ago to this day at ‘ECW Hostile City Showdown 1996’ Continue reading →
The Rock vs Holywood Hogan: is there a more iconic match in the history of WrestleMania? Arguably not, so what better way to continue our build-up to this year’s WrestleMania than, via ‘Matches from History‘, revisit this classic and see if it stands the test of time… Continue reading →
We continue our build-up to this year’s Royal Rumble by going back 25 years and featuring the opening match of the 1991 show – The Rockers vs. The Orient Express – in this latest ‘Matches from History‘. It’s a match that is quite possibly the greatest PPV opening bout in WWE history and certainly the best undercard match on a Royal Rumble PPV.Continue reading →
With Owen Hart being one of this blog’s favourite wrestlers and the impending release of a WWE DVD set on him, we’ve turned this week into a sort of ‘Owen Hart week’ on here. On the back of last week’s ‘Top Five Owen Hart Moments’ pieces, we look at one of the best matches he was involved in: the main event of the 16th In Your House event, The Canadian Stampede.Continue reading →
Long before Hell in a Cell became an annual stand-alone PPV, it was an often used match by the WWE that created some memorable moments and spectacular spots. With Hell in a Cell 2015 just around the corner, thanks to the WWE Network, we go back in time and watch the first ever Hell in a Cell match pitting WWF European Champion Shawn Michaels against The Undertaker.Continue reading →
Starrcade 1997 was supposed to be the event that would be the biggest in the history of WCW and one that would knock whatever stuffing was left out of the WWE. But it didn’t pan out that way and today Brian looks at why it didn’t pan out as expected.Continue reading →