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The 30 Worst WWE Pay-Per-Views In History

WWE PPVs are thirty years old this year. WrestleMania I was not the first (it aired on closed-circuit in theaters), rather Wrestling Classic was. In those thirty years, WWE has provided fans with countless moments from numerous historical events.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Who Verne Gagne Was to Professional Wrestling

It’s hard to imagine the “sport” of professional wrestling without the great Verne Gagne. Word of the AWA owner and legend of his passing last night was quick and sudden, but at the age of 89, not totally unexpected. He left one of the most poignant marks on professional wrestling.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Safety is still a concern for the Jacksonville Jaguars

Did anyone really have Sergio Brown in the free agent pool making his new home in Jacksonville? The player who became a YouTube sensation for his impersonation of wrestling legend Ric Flair has come to north Florida with one goal in mind – to push for a starting position. With the talent and youth on the Jaguars roster, it may be something Brown accomplishes before the start of...
Via cover32
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Famous Overseas Wrestling Legend Steve Rickard Dies

You’ve probably never heard of him, but the man has been dubbed the “Vince McMahon of New Zealand Wrestling.” He’s battled all-time greats like Ric Flair, Andre the Giant, Killer Kowalski, and more. He’s a multi-time Heavyweight champion. The Pro Wrestling Torch named him “one of New Zealand’s greatest wrestlers,” and is credited with turning professional wrestling...
Via Between The Ropes
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Highlights From a Legend-Filled Wrestlemania 31

I have to hand it to Vince McMahon. Wrestlemania 31 will go down as one for the ages, but not because of attendance records, PPV sales, or anything else. No, it will be because of the incredible collection of superstars past and present that took part in the event in and outside of the ring. We are talking about guys like Sting. Triple H, The Rock, Ric Flair, The Undertaker, as well as...
Via FatManWriting
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE List: 31 Most Memorable Moments In 31 Years Of Wrestlemania: 9-5

Over the past few days before this Sunday’s Wrestlemania 31, we have been counting down the 31 most memorable moments in the 31 years of Wrestlemania. We left off by revealing the #10 most memorable moment in Wrestlemania history. In case you missed any of the previous parts of the list, you could check them out at the links below: #31 to #25 #24 to #20 #19 to #15 #14 to #10 We’re...
Via Wrestling News Depot
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Fanatics Authentic Show: Meeting Ric Flair, Dr J, and Jameis Winston

This weekend I had an opportunity come across my plate like none I’ve ever had before. Get behind the scenes access at the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular show and meet some of the all-time great legends of the sports world. This is my experience and how it all went down. I first got a text from my boy John Mathews on Friday around 11:30 am asking if I was interested...
Via Bacon Sports
March 23, 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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Uh Oh, Kentucky, Hampton Is Channeling Ric Flair In The Locker Room

A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 seed, and this year’s Kentucky team might be the most-talented one seed in the history of the NCAA Tournament. So it’s probably safe to say that the Wildcats won’t be losing to Hampton this evening.  But the Pirates seem to be pretty fired up.  ESPN’s Jeff Goodman went into Hampton’s locker room at the KFC Yum! Center, where he found...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

**SPOILER** WWE News: Another WWE Hall Of Fame Inductor Revealed, Final 2015 HOF Line-Up

As we reported before, WWE revealed at last night’s WWE Smackdown tapings that former WWE Junior Heavyweight Champion and Japanese legend Tatsumi Fujinami would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year. This will be the second-to-last WWE Hall of Fame induction announcement for this year as the last will be Kevin Nash. Nash’s WWE Hall of Fame induction announcement will...
Via Wrestling News Depot
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sergio Brown Ends Interview in Jacksonville With Two Claps and a Ric Flair

Like many free agents, Sergio Brown (who was with the Indianapolis Colts last season) is playing the field and seeing what the market thinks he is worth. Rumor has it that he may soon be caling the Jacksonville Jaguars home. He was in Jacksonville recently and while talking to a reporter was asked to do that thing he became an internet sensation for. So he did of course.I have to...
Via FatManWriting
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mickie James Talks WrestleCon 2015, Being a Wrestler and a Mom and WrestleMania Memories

Former WWE Divas Champion and TNA Knockouts Champion Mickie James talks about appearing at WrestleCon 2015 on March 27 and 28 in San Jose, being around her friends including Ric Flair, being a mom now and a wrestler, how she looks at her career now going forward, how close she came to retiring from the ring, her recent return to TNA in Glascow, if she would like to wrestle full-time...
Via Between The Ropes
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s your latest reminder of how much March Madness misses Gus Johnson

Gus Johnson just lost his mind, did the Ric Flair WOOO on this Matt Costello dunk. https://t.co/Kr5JASlISZ — Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) March 5, 2015 Consider that this Gus Johnson call, where he lets out his best Ric Flair impression out of pure, unadulterated jubilation and excitement, is from a random late regular season Big Ten game between bubble teams Purdue and Michigan State...
Via Awful Announcing
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Gus Johnson channels inner Ric Flair for post-dunk 'Woooooo!"

It's beginning to a look a lot like March Madness, or sound a lot like it at least. Case in point: After climbing the decibel ladder for a huge jam by Michigan State's Matt Costello Wednesday night against Purdue, Big Ten Network (and FOX Sports) college basketball play-by-play man Gus Johnson dropped a Ric Flair "Wooooooo!" to more completely express his enthusiasm for the dunk...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Greatest Stars of the 90s DVD Review

This WWE documentary takes a look back at the 1990s. The time has come to start recognizing the legacy of the 1990s. The 90s have become the forgotten decade in wrestling. From The Rock-Ric Flair, Steve Austin-Bret Hart, the newest WWE home video remembers them all.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Gus Johnson absolutely loved Matt Costello’s dunk (VIDEO)

Vine Travis Trice missed a free throw.  Matt Costello grabbed the board, spun baseline, hammered home a dunk and Gus Johnson took it from there.  I believe those in the business call this is a Gusgasm. The Ric Flair “woo” at the end was the icing on a rather excited cake. Casey Wollenman, 41, also lost his mind.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona Celebrated Win Over Utah With A Passionate Locker Room Ric Flair Speech

Arizona scored a huge victory over No. 13 Utah on the road last night, and the Wildcats are making a serious case for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament later this month. To celebration the big win, two Wildcats decided to say a few words in the locker room. But it wasn’t your normal “rah rah” type of motivational speech. Nope, it was an ode to former professional wrestler...
Via College Spun
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Appreciation Night Ceremony Video

The WWE and Madison Square Garden paid tribute on Friday night to the legendary Hulk Hogan. Kevin Nash, Ric Flair, Scott Hall, Jimmy Hart, and Triple H rolled out the red carpet for Hulk and while WWE cameras were not in attendance, plenty of smartphones were.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Von Erichs: Triumph, Tragedy and ESPN to Cover It All

I have to say I am a bit skeptical of the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on the Von Erich Family that will air tonight on the mother station. The short, which is part of an amazing series by the network that focuses on triumph and tragedy in all sports genres, is taking aim at one of the famed wrestling families of my generation.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WCW Isn’t The Heel Anymore: WWE Turns Its Sworn Enemy Face

The punchline is, "D-Generation X fired the first, and most important, shot in the Monday Night Wars."
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Brody – The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestling’s Rebel Book Review

"Wrestling can drive you nuts from all the lies!" Those were the words from one of the most celebrated legends of pro wrestling, Bruiser Brody. The book Brody: The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestling's Rebel is a great read that pays tribute to one of wrestling's greatest outlaws, Frank "Bruiser Brody" Goodish.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

16 Bloody Ric Flair Wrestling Moments

  The Nature Boy turned 66 today. 66 years of Rolex wearin, jet flyin, kiss stealin’ and having his head busted open during bloody bouts from the 1970s to the 21st century. It’s called blading in the wrestling industry. Blading the forehead leads to massive amounts of blood and heals nicely. Wrestling fans know that the Nature Boy was a pro’s pro. You can even buy a framed...
Via Busted Coverage
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ric Flair: To Be The Man, You Have To Celebrate The Man

Not many men beat Ric Flair. The 66-year old man celebrates his 66th birthday today in what can only be described as one of the greatest careers in wrestling history.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Dwyer Knocks Out William Macario With Superman Punch at UFC Fight Night 61 (Video Highlights)

Poor, William Macario. Little did the Brazilian know when he stepped into the octagon Sunday night that he would find himself on the wrong end of one of the funniest knockouts in the history of ever. Three minutes and 14 seconds into their scrap, Matt Dwyer (pictured) unleashed a Superman punch that Macario didn’t see coming. What happened next will live in MMA infamy. Macario...
Via 5thRound.com
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ric Flair Blames Roman Reigns WWE Struggles On Rock Comparisons

Everyone is talking about Roman Reigns and his potential following the WWE Royal Rumble 2015 fiasco. The latest to weigh in is arguably the greatest of all-time, Nature Boy Ric Flair. Flair offered his analysis, giving maybe the most interesting insight yet on the young man.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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