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Why Rusev and Lana’s shtick seems destined to fail

Why is WWE trotting out this old shtick again? We heard it many years ago with the likes of Ivan Koloff, Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron Sheik, and we heard it as recently as last year with the development of Antonio Cesaro and his anti-American sentiment.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WrestleMania On The WWE Network Update, AXXESS News

– As noted earlier here on the website, WrestleMania AXXESS tickets will go on sale February 1st at 10AM. WWE WrestleMania AXXESS will take place from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans during WrestleMania 30 week. – Bill Apter is now writing a column for WWE.com. Apter used to work for Joey Styles of 1Wrestling.com. Styles is now head of WWE.com so that may...
Via WZR Online
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

JR on Cena-Taker and Hogan-WM, Kaitlyn’s Post-WWE Appearance, Apter

- Veteran journalist Bill Apter is now writing a column for WWE.com. His first column looks at the night Bruno Sammartino lost the WWE Title to Ivan Koloff in Madison Square Garden. - Kaitlyn’s first post-WWE appearance will be on February 15th at George’s Cards and Collectibles in the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, PA from 12pm until 3pm. One autograph is $15, one photo op...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

JR Talks Cena vs. Taker and Hogan’s WM XXX Role, Kaitlyn’s First Post-WWE Appearance, Apter

- Veteran journalist Bill Apter is now writing a column for WWE.com. His first column looks at the night Bruno Sammartino lost the WWE Title to Ivan Koloff in Madison Square Garden.- Kaitlyn’s first post-WWE appearance will be on February 15th at George’s Cards and Collectibles in the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, PA from 12pm until 3pm. One autograph is $15, one photo op...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

JR on Cena-Taker and Hogan-WM, Kaitlyn’s Post-WWE Appearance, Apter

- Veteran journalist Bill Apter is now writing a column for WWE.com. His first column looks at the night Bruno Sammartino lost the WWE Title to Ivan Koloff in Madison Square Garden. - Kaitlyn’s first post-WWE appearance will be on February 15th at George’s Cards and Collectibles in the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, PA from 12pm until 3pm. One autograph is $15, one photo op...
Via Wrestle Scoop
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Features Bruno Sammartino Article, Kaitlyn Note

– Kaitlyn will appear at George’s Cards and Collectibles in the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, PA from 12-3 PM on February 15. One autograph costs $15 and a photo op is $20, with a combo at $30. You can buy tickets here – WWE.com posted a new story on the night in which Bruno Sammartino lost the WWE title to Ivan Koloff. The story also features some classic photos of the...
Via WZR Online
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

JR Talks Cena vs. Taker and Hogan’s WM XXX Role, Kaitlyn’s First Post-WWE Appearance, Apter

- Veteran journalist Bill Apter is now writing a column for WWE.com. His first column looks at the night Bruno Sammartino lost the WWE Title to Ivan Koloff in Madison Square Garden. - Kaitlyn’s first post-WWE appearance will be on February 15th at George’s Cards and Collectibles in the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, PA from 12pm until 3pm. One autograph is $15, one photo op...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

JR Talks Cena vs. Taker and Hogan's WM XXX Role, Kaitlyn's First Post-WWE Appearance, Apter

- Veteran journalist Bill Apter is now writing a column for WWE.com. His first column looks at the night Bruno Sammartino lost the WWE Title to Ivan Koloff in Madison Square Garden. - Kaitlyn's first post-WWE appearance will be on February 15th at George's Cards and Collectibles in the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, PA from 12pm until 3pm. One autograph is $15, one photo...
Via Ring Side News
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

ThunderStruck: Smoky Mountain Wrestling Retro Review 02/01/1992

Coming at you from the Memorial Auditorium in Greenville, South Carolina, it’s the February 1st edition of Smoky Mountain Wrestling! Bob Caudle and Dirty Dutch Mantel(Zeb Colter) welcome us to the show as they call the action. Bobby Fulton and Ivan Koloff will lock horns in the main event tonight, and Prime Time Brian Lee(Fake Undertaker, Chainz of the DOA) will be making his Smoky...
Via Wrestle Scoop
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

ThunderStruck: Smoky Mountain Wrestling Retro Review 02/01/1992

Coming at you from the Memorial Auditorium in Greenville, South Carolina, it’s the February 1st edition of Smoky Mountain Wrestling!Bob Caudle and Dirty Dutch Mantel(Zeb Colter) welcome us to the show as they call the action.Bobby Fulton and Ivan Koloff will lock horns in the main event tonight, and Prime Time Brian Lee(Fake Undertaker, Chainz of the DOA) will be making his Smoky...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Star Super Series volume 1: The greatest pro wrestlers of the 70’s and 80’s review

This is the first DVD I’ve ever reviewed from MVD Entertainment Group, so I already knew I wouldn’t be looking at a top-of-the-line WWE production this time around, and that’s fine.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 worst WWE champions of all-time

One of the most interesting to debate is world champion. There were a lot of great ones for sure, but a look back at the historic list of former WWE champions reveals several disappointments throughout the long lineage of champions.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

WrestleCade 2013 iPPV Results 11.30.13: Winston-Salem, NC

Credit: Chris Shore and Prowrestling.net WrestleCade 2013 opened with a Fan Fest that featured several star from the Mid-Atlantic/NWA days including the Rock and Roll Express, Manny Fernandez, Jimmy “Boogie Woogie Man” Valiant, Ivan Koloff, Bob Caudle, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Tully Blanchard, JJ Dillon, and more. Diamond Dallas Page and Jake “The Snake” Roberts were...
Via WZR Online
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

wrestling-is-fake: Every WWE Champion in order of when they...

wrestling-is-fake: Every WWE Champion in order of when they won the title for the first time. (1963-1978) “Nature Boy Buddy Rogers, Bruno Sammartino, “The Russian Bear” Ivan Koloff, Pedro Morales, “Superstar” Billy Graham, Bob Backlund (1983-1991) The Iron Shiek, Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, The Ultimate Warrior, Sgt. Slaughter (1991-1996...
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Content For WWE’s Best Of Madison Square Garden DVD

Here is the listing for the WWE’s Best of Madison Square Garden DVD & Blu-ray Set, which is set for a release on August 27th… DISC ONE: 50 Years of History Ivan Koloff WWE Championship Match Ivan Koloff vs. Pedro Morales 8th February, 1971 Bruno Sammartino WWE Championship Match Superstar Billy Graham vs. Bruno Sammartino 27th June, 1977 Bob Backlund Texas Death Match for...
Via PWS Entertainment
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The APA Reuniting Tonight, Natalya/Total Divas Update, More

– The APA will appear for an autograph signing at the Legends of the Ring convention this October. This is the first time JBL and Rob Simmons have appeared at a convention together. – Here is the list of who is set to attend this year’s 2013 Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest: Ole & Lars Anderson, Barry & Kendall Windham, Les Thatcher, The Rock N’ Roll Express, Jim Cornette...
Via WZR Online
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Full Content Listing for the Best of WWE at MSG DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for the Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden DVD and Blu-ray set that comes out on August 27th: Disc 1 50 Years of History Ivan Koloff WWE Championship Match Ivan Koloff vs. Pedro Morales 8th February, 1971 Bruno Sammartino WWE Championship Match Superstar Billy Graham vs. Bruno Sammartino 27th June, 1977 Bob Backlund...
Via Wrestle Scoop
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Full Content Listing for the Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for the Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden DVD and Blu-ray set that comes out on August 27th:Disc 150 Years of HistoryIvan KoloffWWE Championship Match Ivan Koloff vs. Pedro Morales 8th February, 1971Bruno SammartinoWWE Championship Match Superstar Billy Graham vs. Bruno Sammartino 27th June, 1977Bob BacklundTexas...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Full Content Listing for the Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for the Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden DVD and Blu-ray set that comes out on August 27th: Disc 1 50 Years of History Ivan Koloff WWE Championship Match Ivan Koloff vs. Pedro Morales 8th February, 1971 Bruno Sammartino WWE Championship Match Superstar Billy Graham vs. Bruno Sammartino 27th June, 1977 Bob Backlund...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Complete Match Listing for the Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for the Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden DVD and Blu-ray set that comes out on August 27th: Disc 1 50 Years of History Ivan Koloff WWE Championship Match Ivan Koloff vs. Pedro Morales 8th February, 1971 Bruno Sammartino WWE Championship Match Superstar Billy Graham vs. Bruno Sammartino 27th June, 1977...
Via Ring Side News
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

The 10 biggest upsets in WWE history

In this day and age of spoilers it is rare to see a surprise WWE result. Big upsets rarely happen in the WWE today but history shows that they are possible and here is a look back at ten of the biggest in World Wrestling Entertainment history.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The 10 biggest WWE Championship shockers

There is nothing more exciting than seeing the WWE championship change hands. The most prestigious belt in pro wrestling has been won more than 100 times but only a few are what I’d call shockers. Today I look back on those shocking moments and count down the top 10.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE SD Rating Is In + Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest News

– Last Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.86 (1.9) cable rating, with 2.53 million viewers. Those numbers are up 2% and 3% respectively from the week before, which registered near-year-lows with 1.82 and 2.47. The show ranked #5 among cable shows for the night in overall viewers and #2 among males 18 – 34 and males 18 – 47 behind the NBA Playoffs on ESPN. – The...
Via WZR Online
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Who’s Playing Fandango’s Dancer?, Ivan Koloff To WWE HOF?

Thanks to Ranjit Chahal for his help with some of these newsbits: – NWA legend Ivan Koloff was at WrestleMania 29 as a guest of WWE this year. The belief was that management wanted to talk to him about an induction into the Hall of Fame, possibly next year. The company could also use this as an opportunity to bring Bruno Sammartino, whom Koloff famously defeated for the WWWF Heavyweight...
Via WZR Online
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Complete Content & Match Listing For WWE’s Upcoming “War Games: WCW’s Most Notorious Matches” DVD

WWE will release their “War Games: WCW’s Most Notorious Matches” DVD and Blu-ray on June 25th. Courtesy of WWEDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing: Disc 1 War Games Match The Super Powers (Dusty Rhodes, The Road Warriors, Nikita Koloff & Paul Ellering) vs. The Four Horsemen (Ric Flair, Lex Luger, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard & J.J. Dillon) Great American...
Via Wrestlechat.net
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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