The Ladder Of Success: The Match That Made A Hardy Boy A Man

Brian Damage

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.

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Matches from History: The Rockers vs. The Orient Express at Royal Rumble 1991

Rockers vs Orient Express Royal Rumble 1991

Craig Wilson

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

Matches from History: ‘In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede’ Main Event


Craig Wilson

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

Matches from History: Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker at WWE Badd Blood 1997

Shawn Michaels The Undertaker Badd Blood 1997

Craig Wilson

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