Farewell to a Super Hero: The Origins of The Blue Blazer

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May 23rd, 1999 is to this day, one of the darkest days in not only WWE history, but in the entire business of professional wrestling. At WWE’s pay per view chillingly titled ‘Over the Edge,’ ‘The Blue Blazer’ Owen Hart plunged seventy eight feet from the top of the rafters at the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. It was supposed to be a grand entrance for The Blue Blazer character as he was to descend down from the rafters using a safety harness. Instead, the harness gave way and Owen tragically died at the young age of 34. Continue reading

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Top Five Emotional Moments in Wrestling

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Padraic Toolan, Jamie Lithgow, Benjamin Trecroci & Brian Damage

It has been quite a fortnight in wrestling. The highs of the first ever Women’s only WWE pay per view contrasting with the low of Roman Reigns announcing that he has leukaemia. Even the most stoic of fans must have taken a hit to the feels at some point recently, which leads us to this week’s Top Five. Get the tissues ready, it’s our top five emotional moments in wrestling.

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