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
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Is it content overkill from the WWE these days? We have over 7 hours of TV a week and now find ourselves also getting as many as two PPVs a month. In today’s Sunday Sermon, we ask if too much content is hurting the WWE. Continue reading
While it is the biggest wrestling, well, sports entertainment organisation in the world, there are still occasions when talent turn down joining the WWE. In today’s piece we look at performers who have said no to Vince McMahon.
Today we are heading back to 1996 because, not unlike in 2016, this week played host to All Hallows’ Eve and a wrestling pay per view. In today’s bonus edition of The Way We Was we take a look at the best name ever given to a wrestling PPV held in October; it’s Halloween Havoc ’96. 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
Combining rock and roll and wrestling helped Vince McMahon launch the WWF during the 80s into the global brand it is today. It is a formula that has been replicated by other organisations since, including WCW. Today, Brian looks at the attempts by the American Wrestling Association to do likewise. 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