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Junkies Throwback Thursday Clip of the Week — (Feb. 8)

WASHINGTON — As we continue our year-long celebration of The Sports Junkies’ 20th anniversary, let’s revisit a simpler time. When Macho Man Randy Savage still had no idea! When Intern Omar spoke of his secret desires. And when Clinton Portis was willing to share his porn habits on D.C. radio. Listen to the clips of classic Junkies segments, then vote below for which you...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WWE Fastlane 2016 Triple Threat Main-Event Announced

The annual speed bump to WrestleMania will take place at WWE Fastlane. The main-event of the WrestleMania 32 preamble has been announced and while different, the finish appears to be more predictable than Randy Savage vs. S.D. Jones. Stephanie McMahon made the February special event headliner official on Monday Night RAW this week. The Authority announced that the Fastlane main-event...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 greatest moments in WWE Royal Rumble history

The Royal Rumble is one of the most exciting special events that World Wrestling Entertainment holds every January. The first Royal Rumble match was a USA Network special won by “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan with 20 men participating in the match. A year later, it became an annual pay-per-view event with 30 people competing in the match (in 2011 there was 40 people) as a way to kick...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sting is the first inductee into this year’s WWE Hall of Fame class

The WWE Hall of Fame is just as scripted as all of the matches are with its celebrity wing and win-loss records and championships not really defining what it means to be a “Hall of Famer.” It took until 2015 for “Macho Man” Randy Savage to be inducted and if Koko B. Ware is a Hall of Famer, they should be putting a plaque for Joe McEwing in Cooperstown. Alas, that does not...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh yeah! Broncos' Mathis makes a perfect Macho Man Randy Savage for Halloween

We've seen some athletes pull off stellar Halloween costumes already (Hello, Swaggy P!), but we need to give a special acknowledgement to Broncos offensive lineman Evan Mathis, who took us back to the '80s with an excellent version of legendary wrestler Randy "Macho Man" Savage.It helps that Mathis kind of looks like Savage a little bit even without the ridiculous outfit.We also...
Via Fox Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: NFL Rookies Make Wrestling-Style Promos In Hilarious Video

Most people in their late 20’s and early 30’s grew up with the perfect eras of professional wrestling. As youngsters, it was all about Hulk Hogan, the Undertaker or Macho Man Randy Savage (rest in peace). During our teenage and college years, it turned to The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, dX and the nWo to go along with … The Undertaker. Wrestling is still alive and well,...
Via Gamedayr
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Macho Man’s ghost announces presidential bid

Oooh yeah! “Macho Man” Randy Savage is continuing to have a pretty great year. In March, the former WWE Superstar was (finally) inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. A few months later, his brief minor league baseball career was recognized and celebrated by The Hall of Very Good. And, now, he’s taking a stab at running for president. Well, almost. Wednesday, the Statement...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 best WWE heel turns in history

Nothing gets better for me than the drama of a great heel turn. The WWE has featured some of the best over the last several decades. Thanks to memory and a little bit of YouTube I was able to go back and pontificate on what I found to be the 10 best heel turns in WWE history. I have always loved a great heel turn. The problem with most heel turns today and for the last decade is...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski is a 1980s pro wrestler in sports drink commercial

Rob Gronkowski is promoting something called BODYARMOR Sports Drink, and the ad the company released on YouTube featuring Gronkowski has several call-backs to pro wrestling in the 1980s. It’s completely absurd, and we can’t get enough. So, what did we like about this? -The subpar quality of the video, as if it were recorded on a VCR from TV. -Gronk’s pink tassels. -Zubaz....
Via Awful Announcing
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Strength Coach Does Fantastic ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage Impression (Video)

The season premiere of “Hard Knocks” was Tuesday night, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. While this season technically follows the Houston Texans, the first episode sure felt like a “Where are they now?” look at New England Patriots players and coaches from the past. Vince Wilfork, Bill O’Brien and Mike Vrabel stole the show, but don’t let their performances outshine...
Via NESN.com
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans Assistant Coach Does Pretty Good Macho Man Randy Savage During Hard Knocks

The latest season of Hard Knocks debuted Tuesday night, and like seasons past it included action as well as some lighter moments. Thanks to the show we now know that J.J. Watt is not the only guy that can do a pretty good impression.One of the team's assistant coach does a pretty good Macho Man Randy Savage:Read more »
Via FatManWriting
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper: This is How I Remember Hot Rod

A friend of mine sent me a picture of Randy Savage, Dusty Rhodes and the Ultimate Warrior welcoming Roddy Piper into the gates of heaven. I could not help but stop for a moment and bite my lip. As a wrestling purest, the business lost one of the best to ever put on a pair of boots. The fact his death comes so unexpectedly and amid a time where he was dropped by the WWE and after...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hall of Very Good™ Announces 2015 Glenn Burke Memorial Courage Award Recipient

Monday, The Hall of Very Good™ added three more members when it announced its Class of 2015. Joining Jim Kaat, Lee Smith and celebrity inductee “Macho Man” Randy Savage is this year’s Glenn Burke Memorial Courage Award recipient. But, first…about Glenn Burke. From 1976-1979, Burke played parts of four seasons in the Majors, splitting time between the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Macho Man on the Baseball Diamond

If you subscribe to the WWE Network and enter “Macho Man” or Randy Savage” into their search…you’ll end up with countless hours of matches and promos to choose from. Not inclined to shell out the $9.99 a month to watch the former champ in action in the squared circle? Don’t fret. A quick Google search can hook you up with what WWE says are Savage’s “greatest moments...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Trading Cards of “Macho Man” Randy Savage

Long before he was “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Randy Poffo was an aspiring young baseball player. From 1971 to 1974, Randy spent time with farm clubs for the St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. It was in 1973 that Savage followed in the footsteps of his father Angelo Poffo and embarked on a career in pro wrestling that would make him a household name by...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hall of Very Good™ Adds Three

The Hall of Very Good™ is proud to, once again, open its proverbial doors to three new members…longtime member of the Minnesota Twins Jim Kaat, former all-time saves leader Lee Smith and this year’s celebrity inductee, former minor league outfielder (and recent WWE Hall of Fame inductee) “Macho Man” Randy Savage. Jim Kaat played 25 years in the Majors for six teams, including...
Via i70baseball
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hall of Very Good™ Adds Three

The Hall of Very Good™ is proud to, once again, open its proverbial doors to three new members…longtime member of the Minnesota Twins Jim Kaat, former all-time saves leader Lee Smith and this year’s celebrity inductee, former minor league outfielder (and recent WWE Hall of Fame inductee) “Macho Man” Randy Savage. Jim Kaat played 25 years in the Majors for six teams, including...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hogan Fired From WWE Allegedly Due To Racist Rant

And it looks like Hulk Hogan will be the latest closet racist to be exposed. But racism doesn’t exist right? Black American’s are constant being told, “stop making it a race issue” yet things like this keep coming to light right?  GTFOH. If you are a 80’s baby like myself, you undoubtedly grew up watching Hulk Hogan tussle with the likes of Andre the Giant, Randy Savage...
Via BadCulture
July 24, 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...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

10 Real Backstage Fights Between Pro Wrestlers (Part 3)

The Backstage wrestling fights blogs are the most popular blog series in the history of this website. Thanks to shoot interviews, newsletters, books, and podcasts there are a plethora more that haven’t been covered by the CCB, 10 of which I’ll cover today. It is always fascinating to hear about fights between pro wrestlers outside the ring. Those fights have created legends over...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE King of the Ring Bracket Announced

Literally less than a day after its offhanded announcement at WWE Extreme Rules, WWE.com has posted an updated bracket for the NEWEST incarnation of King of the Ring. Better yet? It starts tonight on WWE RAW. You’ll see all the usual mid-card suspects here: Dean Ambrose, Sheamus, Neville, Luke Harper, R-Truth, Stardust, Dolph Ziggler, and Bad News Barrett. The opening round takes...
Via Between The Ropes
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Our favorite wrestling entrance music

Some fans take wrestling way too seriously. I understand why they do because when you enjoy something and are passionate about it, it can be disappointing when it doesn’t live up to your expectations. But, wrestling is about and is meant to be fun. With that in mind, I thought it would be fun for the team at Pile Driver Press to take a look at some of our favorite entrance music…...
Via Pile Driver Press
April 22, 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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Talks MegaCon 2015, WrestleMania and Being Ready for Another Run

The “Immortal” Hulk Hogan talks about appearing at MegaCon 2015 which takes place this Friday – Sunday at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL including the special Hulk Hogan: Uncut Q&A with fans, the longevity of Hulkamania, being a part of WrestleMania 31, what he would like to do going forward with WWE including another possible match, inducting the ...
Via Between The Ropes
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Editorial: Daniel Bryan Can Restiblish The IC Title TO Its Former Glory

When you think of great Intercontinental champions, names like Randy Savage, Ricky Steamboat, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero come to mind. All of the above are Hall Of Famers or certain entrants in the future. Historically speaking to take the step up to the main event a solid run with the Intercontinental Championship helped establish them...
Via Wrestling News Depot
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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