#ThrowbackThursday Alternative Wrestling History: What if David Von Erich hadn’t died in 1984?

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John Carbery

Today we head back to December 2016 as we delve into our archive for an ‘Alternative Wrestling History‘ piece wondering what would have happened had David Von Erich not died. Continue reading

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Well That Didn’t Work: NWA Invades WWF

Bombastic Bob Holly and Bodacious Bart Gunn, the New Midnight Express, sort of summed up the whole angle (image courtesy of wfigs.proboards.com)

Craig Wilson

One of the most used gimmicks in wrestling is an invasion angle. We’ve been treated to some that were spectacularly successful such as the nWo in WCW.  On the flipside, others have been less successful: the WCW/ECW invasion of WWE in the early 00s, anyone? One invasion angle is rarely discussed and that’s Jim Cornette’s NWA invading the WWF in late 1997/early 1998 and that will be the focus of this ‘Well That Didn’t Work‘ piece. Continue reading

Styles Clash: Clash of the Champions XXXV

Benjamin Trecroci

We continue our series looking at the history of The Clash of the Champions, taking in Clash of the Champions XXXV. Held on August 21, 1997, at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee with an attendance of 4,122. The show drew a 3.64 on TBS. Here it is, the final Clash of the Champions! What started in March ‘88, comes to an end here on August ‘97.
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