There are few venues as synonymous with the WWE as the iconic Madison Square Garden. Many of the biggest moments in WWE history have taken place at the venue including Hulk Hogan’s first title win, Jimmy Snuka leaping from the top of the steel cage through to the inuagural WrestleMania. Today we look at the WWE’s relationship with MSG. Continue reading
In this latest series of posts, titled ‘Remember When?‘, we take a look at famous, infamous or obscure moments in wrestling history. Today we take a look at the joint show between the WWF and Super World of Sports on 30 March 1991 and the match between Earthquake and Kōji Kitao. Continue reading
Brian Damage, Jamie Lithgow and Craig Wilson
It’s the hottest night of the summer with the season’s biggest wrestling show. And boy do we have a stacked SummerSlam card this year with four or five matches built up as potential main event clashes. We’ll crown the first Universal Champion, see Dolph Ziggler challenge Deam Ambrose for the WWE title, Randy Orton clashes with Brock Lesnar, John Cena locks up with AJ Styles and Roman Reigns vies to win the US title. All that and more in store and today we preview and share our predictions for the show. Continue reading
In this latest series of posts, titled ‘Remember When?‘, we take a look at one off or fleeting moments in wrestling history. In this post we remember when Bruno Sammartino wrestled his final WWE match as he teamed up with Hulk Hogan for the one and only time.
In this latest series of posts, titled ‘Remember When?‘, we take a look at one off or fleeting moments in wrestling history. In this first post, ahead of this year’s SummerSlam PPV, we look at the legendary Baron von Raschke’s brief run as a manager in the WWF during the 80s. Continue reading
As Vince McMahon rode roughshod over the old territories during the eighties as he made the WWF the global sensation it is today, he unsurprisingly made a number of enemies along the way, even when he went into business with a promoter. In this piece we look at one of those business relationships, one that some believe inspired the creation of SummerSlam. Continue reading
2008 saw a classic feud between Chris Jericho and ‘The Heartbreak Kid’ Shawn Michaels hog the limelight in the WWE. In this latest ‘A Moment in Time‘ piece, we look at one of the most memorable moments of that feud: when Chris Jericho punched Michaels’ wife. Continue reading