The Decline of JBL and WWE Commentary

In 2012, a shocking incident took place on Monday night Raw with Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler suffering a heart attack. Because of this, WWE needed someone to take his spot on the commentary team for the Night of Champions pay-per-view. Enter, John ‘Bradshaw’ Layfield. Throughout the event, JBL seemed genuinely excited about being back with the WWE and that came through in his...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Good to be the King: The Jerry Lawler Story WWE DVD Review

As if it needs to be said, Jerry “The King” Lawler has led an incredible life and career, the latter of which has spanned forty some-odd years. In that time, Lawler has damn near seen it all and done it all. With this set, Lawler finally gets to share those stories and talk about his life in and out of the squared circle in a new set that should not be missed. Like most of...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

50 Greatest WWE SummerSlam matches ever

So here it is! The ultimate compilation of great and historic SummerSlam WWE matches. Here are the 50 greatest matches ever from the biggest party from the WWE summer extravaganza. 50. WWE INTERCONTINENTAL: DIESEL VS. RAZOR RAMON (August 29, 1994 – Chicago, IL) Four months after dropping the title to Big Daddy Cool, Razor got a measure of revenge with Football Hall of Famer Walter...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE: Jerry Lawler Talks Memphis Wrestling, ECW, Randy Savage, and More

Jerry “The King” Lawler was the king of Memphis long before he was barking about puppies on WWE RAW. Lawler gave one of his more extensive interviews on the old territory offering a glimpse into what was arguably the greatest wrestling territory of all-time. Lawler is out doing media for “It’s Good to be the King: The Jerry Lawler story,” and gave a real fun interview to...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Between the Ropes: WWE Raw Review 6/16/2015, Brock Lesnar Returns

Join us LIVE at 4:30pm ET for our latest Between the Ropes broadcast as we discuss all things in the world of wrestling. Brian and Michael will break down an interesting edition of WWE RAW that saw Brock Lesnar return, Kevin Owens attack a rapper, and the entire Divas division turn its back on Paige. Plus, a look at the new TNA Impact Wrestling X Division championship, thoughts on...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fresno State unveils new live bulldog mascot

Dogs are so cute, aren’t they? I have always been known to favor dogs over cats as a domesticated pet, so I am always excited to see puppies. No, Jerry Lawler, not those puppies. Now, the Fresno State Bulldogs have found themselves their own puppy to take the place of their former mascot. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Victor E. Bulldog III. Fresno State introduced their new mascot...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Money in the Bank 2011

July 17, 2011 Rosemont, IL Approx 14,800 in attendance Announce Team: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler & Booker T Champions WWE Champion: John Cena World Heavyweight Champion: Randy Orton WWE Intercontinental Champion: Ezekiel Jackson WWE United States Champion: Dolph Ziggler WWE Tag Team Champions: The New Nexus WWE Diva’s Champion: Kelly Kelly New contributor here at [&hellip...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Ring of Honor save TNA IMPACT Wrestling?

The pro wrestling world has been talking with Destination America’s recent agreement with Ring of Honor that came as a surprise to everyone, including ROH talent. ROH has already been airing on the Sinclair station in my market, but now I have two opportunities to DVR ROH. The other interesting part of ROH on Destination America is that it is a lead in to Total Non-Stop Action...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wrestling Fix: Goldberg Back in Ring, WWE Hall of Fame and Sweet Chin Music in UFC Fight

Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  Hope you enjoyed your weekend. It looks like Emma did at the beach. Happy birthday Mick! [] Goldberg! Spear! Yep, Goldberg got physical at the Legends of Wrestling show. [Instagram] The past on social media may have hurt former TNA Knockout Jessica Havok during her recent WWE tryout. Watch...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Top 10 Wrestling Announcers of All-Time

Ed Note: Bloguin has launched a new pro wrestling vertical – Pile Driver Press. The PDP crew will be doing various Top 10 lists from the squared circle every week. And with the series launching with the Top 10 announcers in pro wrestling history, we just had to get in on the slobberknocker. Today we take a look at one of the underrated things that really makes good wrestling great…the...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Spoilers: WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 5/7

This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown was taped tonight from the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. WWE began taping Smackdown soon after WWE Main Event tapings ended. This week’s Smackdown features the contract signing for the Fatal-4-Way main event for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at WWE Payback. Here are the results for WWE Smackdown: Natalya defeated...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rhythm, Blues, BBQ and Battle Royals – Remembering Memphis Wrestling

One of the most entertaining territories of the 1970’s thru the 90’s was Memphis. It went through many names (CWA, USWA, Power Pro Wrestling and Memphis Wrestling), but the formula always remained the same: excellent mic work, fast paced matches, and the unbelievable drawing power of the main star and co-owner Jerry “The King” Lawler.
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

**Spoilers** WWE Smackdown & Main Event Results 26th March 2015

With Wrestlemania being this week, WWE confused alot of fans by recorded an unannounced episode of Smackdown following the conclusion of Monday Night Raw. As with tradition, the go home episode of Smackdown before Wrestlemania normally includes plenty of coverage from WWE Axxess as well as providing recaps and build up to Wrestlemania, hence why the short show was recorded post...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Upcoming Jerry Lawler WWE DVD Misses the Mark

My favorite pro wrestling territory of all-time was Memphis wrestling. Jerry Lawler captivated fans with his emotional interviews and gritty battles. Sadly none of this will be captured on an upcoming WWE home video on the King.
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin Idol Talks The 40th Anniversary Of His Plane Crash

Legendary pro wrestling journalist Bill Apter talked with former wrestling great (and one of my personal favorites) Austin Idol. Idol and Apter talk about the 40-year anniversary of one of the worst plane crashes in wrestling history in a fascinating interview.
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Savage and His Overlooked Greatest Matches

Randy Savage will take his rightful place in the Hall of Fame the night before Wrestlemania 31. Although it’s hard to believe, there is a younger generation out there who may not be familiar with Savage’s work. WWE has produced 2 dvd’s on the career of the Macho Man, and there is hours of content on the WWE network, but I want to take a look at some matches that often get over looked.
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE News: Reason For Major Change In Raw & Smackdown Announce Teams

With Smackdown relaunching on Thursday nights next week, WWE have made announcement to make changes to both Raw and Smackdown announce teams, a welcome refreshing change which is needed badly in WWE. Thursday 15th see’s WWE Smackdown make its move back to Thursday night’s after spending nearly 10 years on Friday nights. With the change; WWE have announced changes to the broadcast...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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