Remembering the WWF’s Blue Steel Cage from the 1980’s

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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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Good Gene: The Career of Mean Gene Okerlund

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From the 80s through to the 00s, ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund was a prominent face of wrestling TV. From his time in the American Wrestling Association through to the WWF then WCW, Okerlund would interview all of the stars. Today on the blog, we look at the life and times of ‘Mean’ Gene. Continue reading

When It Comes Crashing Down: The Hulk Hogan Family Tragedy

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Mostly everybody in the world knows the name Hulk Hogan. Even people who may not be wrestling fans identify Hogan whether it be from the squared circle or his movie career. Hulk Hogan was also known for his four seasons on the reality show ‘Hogan Knows Best.’ A television program that followed the day to day life of the Hulkster and his family. It starred Hulk of course, along with his wife Linda, daughter Brooke and his son Nick. Continue reading