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WWF Spectrum Wrestling June 28, 1986 Review

We are going back in time today and taking a look at WWF 1980s wrestling from the Philadelphia Spectrum. Hulk Hogan headlines a stacked show featuring Randy Savage, Paul Orndorff, Harley Race, and yes Miss America.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Who Is The Most Royal WWE Superstar In WWE History?

WWE has a new poll up asking fans for their choice on who is/was the most royal member of the WWE superstar roster. The poll will influence a future episode of “WWE Countdown” that is aired every week. Below are the contestants for the honor of “most royal”:   – “The King of Harts” Owen Hart – King Booker (Booker T) – “Macho King” Randy Savage – Don Muraco...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News on WWE NXT Takeover Creative, WWE Legend Holds Tryouts, TLC Attendance

- The 2014 WWE TLC pay-per-view drew 14,000 fans, a near sellout. – WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race ran a week-long training camp back in November with Bobby Eaton, Tom Prichard and Terry Funk as instructors. The camp saw tryouts for both Pro Wrestling NOAH and New Japan Pro Wrestling. – Regarding the successful WWE NXT Takeover: R Evolution event, writer Ryan Ward was the man...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NWA President Bob Geigel has Died

Bob Geigel, the former president of the National Wrestling Alliance and pro wrestler, died Thursday at the age of 90. The Wrestling Observer reported that Geigel broke a hip “a few months back” and had also been battling Alzheimer’s disease. Aside from Harley Race, no person likely meant more for pro wrestling in Kansas City than Geigel, who ran the Central States office out...
Via Between The Ropes
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: WWE Issues Statement On Ox Baker’s Death, Several Wrestling Personalities Pay Their Respects

We reported earlier this morning that wrestling legend Ox Baker passed away at the age of 80. WWE has issued a statement on their website to address the passing of Ox Baker: “WWE is saddened to learn that Ox Baker, a feared villain of the ring for more than three decades, passed away Monday morning at age 80. A 6-foot-5 behemoth from Waterloo, Iowa, Baker originally competed...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Issues Statement Regarding Ox Baker’s Passing

WWE issued the following statement on their website regarding the passing of wrestling legend, Ox Baker: “WWE is saddened to learn that Ox Baker, a feared villain of the ring for more than three decades, passed away Monday morning at age 80. A 6-foot-5 behemoth from Waterloo, Iowa, Baker originally competed in WWWF in the late 1960s and became one of the most intimidating forces...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The big deal about Ric Flair: An open reply

hank you for your column on “What Is the Big Deal about Ric Flair Anywooo? There are a few things you left out in the education of understanding one of the greatest performers to ever walk into a squared circle.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Michaels talks career, DX, and dream opponents

Shawn Michaels is one of the greatest wrestlers of all-time so when he talks about his career and reflects back at a golden era for fans that watched him come up through the ranks.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on WCW Nitro Airing on the WWE Network, WWE Hall of Famer Has Surgery for Cyst

- We noted late last week that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race fell at home and was forced to miss the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Fanfest in Charlotte. Race was examined by a doctor and it’s been confirmed that his extreme pain was coming from a cyst on his spine being aggravated. Race underwent a three-hour surgery on Monday to remove the cyst. Fans can send their get well letters to...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Show Appears After NXT Tapings, News on Takeover 2 Tickets, WWE Legend Injured, Natalya

- PWInsider reports that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race was injured in a fall on Thursday in St. Louis and will have to miss the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest in Charlotte this weekend. Race slipped and fell on his hip but still tried to make the drive from St. Louis to Charlotte. The pain was too much and Race had to turn around after about 35 miles. There’s fear Race may...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on WWE Network Adding New Features, Harley Race Asked About Hogan as a Wrestler

- WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race recently appeared on In Your Head Wrestling Radio and was asked his thoughts on Hulk Hogan as a wrestler. Race replied: “Well, no matter how you want to word it or how you want to say it, if you’re good enough to get to all the places that Hogan was at you’ve got to be way the hell above average…Hogan gets good and bad raps virtually on a daily...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Harley Race and the lost art of the heel promo

The best thing Seth Rollins did on Monday night was the one thing he does better than most of the WWE roster – he cut an awesome promo.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Cody Rhodes Is Picking Tag Partners for Goldust, Who Was Simon Gotch Named After?

- WWE NXT star Simon Gotch, who is in the new tag team with Aiden English, was named after Dean Simon (Dean Malenko) and either Frank or Karl Gotch. Gotch worked the indies as Ryan Drago for around 13 years. He was trained by WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race and signed by WWE back in the summer of 2013. - As seen on this week’s RAW and Main Event, Cody Rhodes is picking new partners...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New Video and Article from JTG, One WWE Duo Confirmed for NBC Upfronts, Harley Race’s Son

- WWE Superstar JTG has a new article and video up on BodySpartan.com about boxing training for toned shoulders and defined arms. Below is a video: - In the video below, Bill Apter of 1wrestling.com talks with Leland Race, the son of WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race. Up until last year, Leland wrestled under the name Jason Jones. He talks about wanting to make a living out of wrestling...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Sin Cara’s Merchandise Sales, Extreme Rules Attendance, Harley Race, Rey Mysterio

- Highspots.com is currently working on a documentary about the life of WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race. - WWE’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view had a sellout of 14,500 fans with 12,900 paid at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ last Sunday. They announced it as 15,907 in attendance. - We noted before that Sin Cara was in the top 10 merchandise sellers at WWE live events. Cara being...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

News on Bray Wyatt’s Choir from Tonight’s RAW, WWE Hall of Famer In Attendance

- WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race is in attendance for tonight’s RAW from St. Louis. - The children singing with Bray Wyatt on tonight’s RAW was the high school choir from the Ladue School District in St. Louis. The Laude Foundation tweeted Bray Wyatt earlier today: “@WWEBrayWyatt Our choir is fired up to sing your theme song tonight! @RealHughJackman #RAWSTLOUIS #GreatOpportunity...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Harley Race gives surprising name for who he thinks the best wrestler is today

WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race recently spoke with Steven Muehlhausen of BetweenTheRopes.com. Race says he would be surprised if Daniel Bryan wins the WWE World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania XXX: “Well if he (Bryan) does, it’ll surprise me. Just being able to talk a great match and performing great matches six/seven nights a week is a different ballgame because it is a different...
Via Wrestlechat.net
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Hall of Famer Says HHH Is The Best Wrestler In The World Today, Comments on Bryan

WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race recently spoke with Steven Muehlhausen of BetweenTheRopes.com. Race says he would be surprised if Daniel Bryan wins the WWE World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania XXX: “Well if he (Bryan) does, it’ll surprise me. Just being able to talk a great match and performing great matches six/seven nights a week is a different ballgame because it is a different...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Harley Race Talks About Appearing At Wrestlemania 3, Why He Would Be Surprised If Daniel Bryan Walks Out of Wrestlemania As Champion

On today’s podcast we talk to WWE Hall of Famer and eight-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion Harley Race. Race discusses what it was like to appear in his only appearance at Wrestlemania, compares that moment to wrestling at his first Starrcade, what it is like to be in the WWE Hall of Fame, why he would be surprised if Daniel Bryan walks out of Wrestlemania 30 with the WWE World...
Via Between The Ropes
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

D’Lo Brown talks TNA vs. WWE, Attitude Era and more

Former TNA Agent D’Lo Brown spoke with Brady Hicks. Here are some highlights: On The Nation of Domination Being “Short-Changed” as a Stable: I totally believe The Nation was short-changed. I believe that a successful group, a successful stable … first of all you put guys there who need help getting over, and then once they get over you kind of split them up and see what...
Via Wrestlechat.net
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

D’Lo Brown Talks About TNA vs. WWE, Nation of Domination & More

Former TNA Agent D’Lo Brown spoke with Brady Hicks. Here are some highlights: On The Nation of Domination Being “Short-Changed” as a Stable: I totally believe The Nation was short-changed. I believe that a successful group, a successful stable … first of all you put guys there who need help getting over, and then once they get over you kind of split them up and see what they...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

More on WWE Network Content, Ric Flair Serving as Grand Marshal, Harley Race’s School

- Ric Flair is scheduled to serve as grand marshal at Zaxby’s Speedfest on January 26th at the Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, Georgia. - Harley Race’s wrestling school is opening a new facility in Troy, Missouri on Saturday. A reception will be held from 1pm until 4pm at 198 Cherry Blossom Way in Troy. Race will be in attendance. - When the WWE Network launches, only...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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