On September 4th, 1995 Turner Broadcasting System’s Ted Turner and World Championship Wrestling Executive Producer, Eric Bischoff World Championship Wrestling fired the first shot in what would become the most celebrated era professional wrestling history: The Monday Night Wars. WCW Monday Nitro would come into your household every Monday night on TNT and feature the … Read more
I posted a pretty long list of wrestling salaries and just how terrible they were for WWE/NXT. It was very popular so I’m back after digging around to drop some knowledge on just how strange salary determination was in the 80’s and 90’s. Check it out. Steve Austin’s very first WCW contract in 1991, paid him $75,000 … Read more
It’s a special “Raw Reunion” show tonight from Dallas that will feature the likes of WWE Hall of Famers Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels, as well as Kevin Nash, X-Pac, Jimmy Hart, Billy Gunn, Ron Simmons and others. Seth Rollins better be looking over his shoulder for HW champ Brock Lesnar … Read more
Despite the massive hype by WWE for his appearance at the event, Ric Flair missed WWE NXT Takeover because he was hospitalized. No one is sure what happened except the WWE and they aren’t telling. Flair had several minor surgeries that were described as “not life threatening”. Originally, Flair was booked for this week’s SmackDown tapings … Read more
It was a great little celebration for Hulk Hogan at WWE Monday Night Raw in Portland. All of his old pals including Roddy Piper, Ric Flair, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and more were on hand to help wish Hogan a happy 61st birthday. Things were going well until that nasty ol’ Brock Lesnar stormed in. … Read more
There are many memorable moments in the WWF/WWE. Some of them for the wrong reasons, Mae Young giving birth to a hand, and some are unforgettable for all of the right ones, Shawn Michaels comes flying to the ring in style on a zipline. But – it’s the entrances that make us stand up at … Read more
In wrestling there are mic workers who excel and then there’s Fandango. Of all of the wrestling promos cut over the years these are five of the worst. By the end of this video list you will see what I mean and you will be be able to speak about what’s good and what’s terrible. 1. … Read more
By: Joey Krebs GLENDALE, Calif. — The Four Horsewomen Clinic was a big hit this weekend at the Glendale Fighting Club where UFC women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, along with Marina Shafir, Shayna Baszler and Jessamyn Duke, hosted a power punch clinic which benefitted the non-profit Didi Hirsch Foundation. Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is … Read more
UFC President Dana White talks with members of the press following Wednesday night’s UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou event in Duluth, Ga. White touched on such topics as the UFC returning to Florida, Duane “Bang” Ludwig as “coach of the year”, Ric Flair’s attendance, Chris Weidman’s potential return date to fight Vitor Belfort and more!
WWE and WCW Wrestling legend Ric Flair flew into Appleton, Wisconsin last weekend to give a pep talk to the San Francisco 49ers as they prepared to play the Green Bay Packers in an NFL playoff game. Flair hds sent messages of support to his hometown Carolina Panthers in recent weeks. The Panthers wanted to get Flair in Charlotte for a pep talk before their playoff game but Flair was apparently tied up. Below is a video of the media attention Ric received and footage of “The Nature Boy” in action.