What? This week we return with the top five best catchphrases from a pro wrestler. What? Phrases that fans loved to chant with a particular wrestler. What? And no…the WHAT catchphrase should not be listed…ever.
It was the Summer of 1988 and the National Wrestling Alliance (In particular, Jim Crockett Promotions) were in deep financial trouble. Word was getting around that many NWA stars were not getting paid on time and were looking for work elsewhere. Two of those stars were Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson. They left Crockett to join the WWF as the Brainbusters.
This was done a few years ago with a different round of contributors. Let’s see with a couple of others have to say. Who were the best sons/daughters/grandchildren of pro wrestlers. Men and women who followed in their parent or parents footsteps and turned out great. There are a lot of wrestlers to choose from. Let’s see who was your top five all time…Continue reading →
In the summer of 1985, things were really heating up in the World Wrestling Federation. Vince McMahon’s national expansion was well underway, Hulkamania was running wild and a wrestler deemed the ‘top free agent in all of professional wrestling’ had his sights on the WWF. The free agent in question was none other than the ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage. After his father’s ICW promotion folded and fresh off a big run in the Memphis territory where he faced the likes of Jerry Lawler and the Rock N Roll Express….Savage was lured to the big spotlight of the WWF. Continue reading →
This week’s top five is looking at the top five greatest feuds and or rivalries in pro wrestling history. What feuds grabbed your attention and made you glued to your seat whether at a venue or watching at home? Continue reading →
In 2001, pro wrestling was in a very serious rut. The once red hot industry of the mid 1990’s had lost plenty of steam and was in a downturn as covered here. Promotions like ECW and WCW had folded and thus, made Vince McMahon and WWE the only real game in town. It was the downfall of these groups that led a host of wannabe promoters to try and form their own wrestling organizations to be an alternative to Vince’s sports entertainment monopoly. Continue reading →
She was an exotic dancer that became a star for World Championship Wrestling and other promotions. She was also the girlfriend of ‘The Macho Man’ Randy Savage. Today on the blog we ask…’Whatever Happened to’ Gorgeous George? Continue reading →
In November of 1986, during a taping of WWF Superstars…The Macho Man Randy Savage defended his Intercontinental Title against Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat. During the course of the match, Savage snapped and brutally attacked Steamboat. First, Savage dropped a double ax handle from the top rope onto the back of Steamboat’s head while draped over the metal barricade. Then Savage dragged an obviously injured Steamboat into the ring and grabbed the time keepers bell. Savage then climbed the top rope and drove the bell into Steamboat’s throat. Continue reading →