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WWE: Will Daniel Bryan Make the Right Choice?

When is enough really enough? It’s a question every wrestler has faced or will face at some point in their careers. Edge had the decision made for him by doctors after neck surgery ended his days in the ring. Some, like Ricky Steamboat, left on their own accord. Others, like Terry Funk, Jake Roberts and Hulk Hogan, may have overstayed their welcome of sorts and finally gave up...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Survivor Series 2015: Give the Fans What They Want

The best thing about tonight’s Survivor Series pay-per-view event in Atlanta is … You fill in the blank. WWE has such a golden opportunity to make this a signature event, getting an early start on the three months that lead up to WrestleMania. And if there was ever a need for the ball to be carried to the goal line with authority (no pun intended) it would be right about now...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 22, 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

Happy Anniversary Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat Chi-Town Rumble 89

The greatest trilogy in the history of pro wrestling kicked off 26 years ago today. On this date in 1989, Ricky Steamboat and Ric Flair began a classic three-match series that remains one of the most influential rivalries in wrestling history.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

10 Ex-WWE Stars Who Never Competed In The Royal Rumble

It's a rite of passage for most WWE superstars, especially the ones of today that grew up on the product, to hit the ring at the buzzer and take part in the industry's most famous scrum. Even if you never make it higher up on the card, being a part of the Royal Rumble match is afforded to many wrestlers.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Steamboat Classic 2003 Interview

The following extensive interview features WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, former NWA world champion, and former WWE intercontinental champion Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat. Steamboat talks about the 20 year anniversary of WrestleMania 3, Ric Flair's longevity, WWE buying WCW, Vince McMahon wrestling and more The post Ricky Steamboat Classic 2003 Interview appeared first on Pro Wrestling Radio.
Via Pro Wrestling Radio
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy News: Ric Flair And Ricky Steamboat To Attend Big Time Wrestling Show

Big Time Wrestling announced via social media that WWE Hall Of Famers Ric Flair and Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat will be appearing at Springfield, MA and the MassMutual Center on Friday, November 14 and Fishkill Recreation Center in Fishkill, NY on November 15th. Before the Big Time Wrestling show each evening, fans will have their first opportunity to meet both Flair and...
Via Wrestling News Depot
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Ricky Steamboat Praises IC Champ, His Last WWE Run & More

Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat is a recent guest on The Shining Wizards Podcast. Steamboats last major interview discussed his best matches. Below are some highlights from The Shining Wizards podcast. One interesting fact about Ricky Steamboat is that he has never wrestled as a heel in his career. Steamboat recalls a time where he tried to convince WWE to become a heel. “I never...
Via Wrestling News Depot
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Michaels talks career, DX, and dream opponents

Shawn Michaels is one of the greatest wrestlers of all-time so when he talks about his career and reflects back at a golden era for fans that watched him come up through the ranks.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: WWE Issues Statement On Lana’s Battleground Promo, Steamboat Still With WWE, Road Dogg Note

-As we reported earlier, there has been tremendous media backlash regarding Lana’s promo prior to Rusev’s match against Jack Swagger last night at Battleground. It appeared as if Lana had made reference to the recent Malaysian flight being shot down in East Ukraine. WWE issued the following statement on Lana’s promo at WWE Battleground: “Last night’s segment during WWE’s...
Via Wrestling News Depot
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Hall Of Famer Released From WWE Contract, Flair Removed From Smackdown, WWE Loading Up Live Event

-As part of the ongoing budget cuts in WWE, WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat has reportedly been let go from the company. Steamboat had worked as a coach in NXT and apparently was working at the WWE offices in Talent Relations under Triple H recently. According to the report from PWInsider Elite, Ricky Steamboat will be doing several conventions and non-WWE interview DVD’s in...
Via Wrestling News Depot
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Ricky Steamboat On His Best Matches, Flair On The Streak Ending

Ricky The Dragon Steamboat Visits Malaysia Hall Of Famer Ricky Steamboat was recently in Malaysia to promote an upcoming WWE tour of the country. During the promotion he spoke with The Star and discussed many topics. The article can be found via thestar.com.my. Steam discussed two of his favourite matches, his classic Wrestlemania 3 match with Randy Savage and his trilogy of matches...
Via Wrestling News Depot
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Does A “Babyface” Like John Cena Work In 2014?

The wrestling business has lots of challenges these days. I think despite the many things you could point to the biggest issue facing the business is making the whole “heel and babyface” dynamic work. Jerry Lawler back in the day referred to crowds in Toronto and Montreal as being in “Bizarroland,” which is a reference to the comic Superman. Jerry is a big Superman fan and...
Via Between The Ropes
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering Randy Savage And His Legacy

When you think of professional wrestling and you ask the average person to come up with five names one of those names without a doubt will be “Macho Man” Randy Savage. It was three years ago today he died behind the wheel of his car driving with his new wife of just over a year. The death of Savage, like the recent passing of the Ultimate Warrior was not just a wrestling news...
Via Between The Ropes
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

10 More Sting matches WWE fans should watch

Some of these Sting matches you may already know but I presume that some of the matches you’ve probably never seen before. So sit back, get some face paint on and revel at the fact that there’s no Hogan here to cut those knees off.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WrestleMania dream matches we never got to see

As we look at year’s past and the hundreds of matches that have taken place in the many arenas and stadiums, there are still matches we have wanted to see, talk about from time to time and wishes with our nightly prayers that McMahon and the WWF and then the WWE would bring us Christmas eight months early.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE WrestleMania IV: What went wrong?

While history may be written by the winner, the story of what happened on March 27th 1988 can only be written by the loser. For one glorious night, Jim Crockett got his revenge in one glorious evening, derailing what many had believed (Including Meltzer) a twenty-five million dollar WrestleMania.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE WrestleMania 3: Exactly how it should be

So it's WWE WrestleMania 3. March 29, 1987 at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, MI. This event surely did wonders for the local economy. I mean, it only took em twenty years or so to squander it all. Thanks, reliable American cars!
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WrestleMania 1: Awkward promos and bad perms

It's time to have a look at the original WWE WrestleMania, as we gear up for numero twenty six. So journey back in time with me as we go to an era where muscleheads were becoming all the rage, and Vince McMahon panhandled to celebrities to enhance his product.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrestling Legend Billy Robinson Passes Away At The Age of 74

It was reported today by Jack Shannon of Scientific Wrestling that UK legend Billy Robinson has passed away at the age of 74. Shannon made the announcement of Robinson’s passing in a Facebook post. “I am unbelievably sad to report that my very good friend Billy Robinson passed away today. I hadn’t heard from him in days so I contacted his apartment complex to check in on him...
Via Between The Ropes
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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