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Iconic ring announcer Howard Finkel celebrates 35 years with WWE

The WWE has had its share of legendary announcers. Most notable on the list would be Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan, Jesse Ventura, Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler. However, one man stands above them all when it comes to iconic pipes and service time with the company. We are talking about ring announcer Howard Finkel, who is celebrating his 35th anniversary with the WWE on Tuesday. As any...
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13 hours ago  |  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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
12 days ago  |  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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
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...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE News: Booker T Replacing Jerry Lawler On Commentary Tonight For Raw

We reported last week that Jerry “The King” Lawler was hospitalized with a case of diverticulitis. The severity of his case was unknown but the Wrestling Observer reported that he was expected to be out of the hospital by the end of the weekend. Diverticulitis could be a life-threatening condition in some cases and wrestling personalities such as “The Beast Incarnate” Brock...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Jerry “The King” Lawler Hospitalized

According to a report earlier today from SEScoops, Jerry Lawler has been hospitalized for the past several days after being diagnosed with diverticulitis.  Diverticulitis is a colon disease where pouches form in the wall of the colon and become inflamed or infected. It happens when feces gets trapped in the pouches and bacteria grows in them to cause inflammation or infection...
Via Ring Kings
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE News: Jerry Lawler Reportedly Hospitalized With Diverticulitis

According to a report earlier today from SEScoops, Jerry Lawler has been hospitalized for the past several days after being diagnosed with diverticulitis. Diverticulitis is a colon disease where pouches form in the wall of the colon and become inflamed or infected. It happens when feces gets trapped in the pouches and bacteria grows in them to cause inflammation or infection. While...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

10 Andre the Giant Stories You (May or) May Not Know

Andre the Giant has turned into a mythical character in pro wrestling folklore and urban legend since his passing. Many stories have floated around the Internet and bars on the Giant and I thought it would be fun to take a look back at 10 of Andre stories you may or may not have heard before.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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