When you think of steel cage matches in pro wrestling, you think of the violent, bloody and barbaric nature of them. You may immediately think of the mesh fence type structures that have been synonymous with cage matches. Whether it was Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka leaping off the top of the cage at Madison Square Garden or the violent confrontation between Harley Race and Ric Flair at Starrcade. That’s what many fans old school and new school see and remember. Continue reading
The inaugural member of the WWE Hall of Fame, Andre the Giant’s name is synonymous with the company and his place in wrestling history is assured. Today on the blog we take a look at his swan song with the company.
Benjamin Trecroci, Brian Damage and Earl Marx
It’s time for the hottest night of the summer with WWE SummerSlam 2017. Lengthy doesn’t begin to cover this show – a bumper card to fill the five hours or so allocated to the build, pre-show and event. Today on the blog we preview and predict the show. Continue reading
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.