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WWE.com rank the best Intercontinental champions in history

The WWE Intercontinental championship is just days away from turning 35 (and I will have an extensive blog on that next week) and WWE.com is looking back at the greats that held the title. WWE.com has ranked the top 25 champs of all-time and while they got many right, they got many wrong.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan: Steve Austin is the bigger legend ‘in his own mind’

via WWE.com In a recent interview with the New York Post, WWE legend ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin said that he was a bigger legend than Hulk Hogan. “If you’re talking to me, it’s going to be Stone Cold Steve Austin,” he said. “If you guys are talking to Hulk, it’s going to be him.” said Austin in the interview As someone who had the privilege of watching both wrestlers...
Via Ring Kings
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Steen Signs with WWE … Finally

It’s been a day of announcements for the WWE this morning.  First, the company made it official that the WWE Network has gone global.  Then came word that Kevin Steen has signed with the WWE with Triple H posting the news on Twitter. #WWE Universe in Canada: Proud to say the @WWENetwork is available today and the signing of Canada’s own Kevin Steen. http://t.co/GMpjPOgi87 —...
Via Between The Ropes
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Releases Long Time Employee

It has been reported by PWInsider.com and F4WOnline.com that long time WWE employee Mark Yeaton has been released from the company. Yeaton has been with company for decades and was the ringside timekeeper and bell ringer in that time. Other duties that Yeaton had in WWE included ordering and maintaining materials WWE used for the rings and other travel duties. PWInsider also reports...
Via Between The Ropes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Austin compares legacies With Hulk Hogan

Stone Cold Steve Austin may not have wanted to work with Hulk Hogan in 2002 but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t respect the Hulkster. Austin was recently asked to compare their legacies and his answer may surprise you.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Austin On “The Broken Skull Challenge”, The Next Mainstream Star For WWE, Advice For Daniel Bryan

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s new reality show, “The Broken Skull Challenge” debuts on Sunday, July 6 on CMT starting at 8 p.m. ET. On today’s podcast we talk to Austin as he gives us the lowdown on the show. Austin gets into what type of athletes will be on the show, if he participated in the “Skullbuster” obstacle course, what WWE superstar would succeed in the “The...
Via Between The Ropes
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy Anniversary Austin 3:16

18 years ago on June 23, 1996 Steve Austin was able to capitalize on a unique opportunity and delivered a catchphrase that turned the pro wrestling business around. Happy 17th anniversary WWE King of the Ring 96 and Austin 3:16.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Another wrestling mistake like Stone Cold Steve Austin?

Professional wrestling is the kind of business where fans can look back 10-15 years later and ask, “What were they thinking?”
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

25 best WWE B-Show PPV events

When you look past WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, SummerSlam, Survivor Series, and even King of the Ring, what have been the best PPV events in WWE history? I pored through the last two decades of the promotion, and came up with this list of secondary-PPV excellence.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

A history of vacated WWE championships

While fans may irate at Triple H and Stephanie for stripping Daniel Bryan of the WWE world title, they are hardly the first executives to make that decision. Here is a look back at the history of vacated WWE titles and the circumstances behind those controversial decisions.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The 25 greatest heel turns in pro wrestling history

While it's too early to stamp Seth Rollins' turn as a success or a failure, here's a look at some of the wrestling history he's up against, the twenty-five best shifts to the dark side ever.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Stone Cold Steve Austin Talks Rumored Heat With Hulk Hogan

Arguably the two biggest stars in our history of professional wrestling are Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold Steve Austin. Rumors of heat spread throughout the dirt sheets and Internet for years between those two but according to Austin, it just wasn’t true.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering WWE Over the Edge 1998

The WWE would finally bring a PPV to my hometown with the 1996 King of the Ring. I had seen a house show at the Milwaukee Arena before and while it was cool to see the ring for the first time, when I saw King of the Ring, everything blew me away.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Network: 10 Ric Flair hidden gems

You have probably seen all of Ric Flair’s legendary matches at this point but what about the ones you missed? Thanks to the WWE Network, you can go back and see the gems that you missed. Here are 10 great ones you probably never heard of to get you started.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin vs. McMahon – Wrestling’s greatest feuds

Sometimes you look back at WWE history and you see a trend with some of the biggest money drawing rivalries in wrestling. As great as they were, they were unplanned, a situation where a negative was turned into a positive. I think that sums up the planning of Steve Austin vs. Vince McMahon.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten WWE Music Entrances Of All Time

Theme music is the first thing we experience at an event or watching at home to know: In the words of Goldberg, “Who’s next?”  Jim Johnson is the man behind many of themes we hear in WWE. No fans of WWE seem to love a good tune than our friends over in the United Kingdom. Just like with Fandango, they got behind Adam Rose and his theme music in a major way on Raw. I hate to...
Via Between The Ropes
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

More Information Regarding WWE Tough Enough

We reported at the beginning of the month that WWE Tough Enough would be making a return after a three year hiatus. All we knew at the time is that it would air on the WWE Network. The Wrestling Observer is reporting their weekly newsletter (subscription only) that the show returning is official. The newsletter states that taping for the show will begin in July. Filming of the show...
Via Between The Ropes
May 21, 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

Sometimes, they never break wrestling character

Ric Flair lives that kind of life. Hulk Hogan to some extent does the same thing. And then there was the man named Nikita Koloff.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

How to kill wrestling writer’s block

I’ll be honest, I really don’t write about the current product since I rarely get to watch Raw or SmackDown. I have a work schedule that is extremely inconsistent, so I maybe get to watch the last half hour of Raw.Related Posts:WWE Extreme Rules 2014 Results: Shield Win, Bryan RetainsWWE Extreme Rules 2014 Predictions By The OddsWWE Extreme Rules 2014 Rumored CardBiggest WWE...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Tough Enough returning for new season

One of the big stories coming out of the WWE Q1 Earnings Call on Thursday was the return of a cult favorite program. The WWE Network will be opening up a can of whoop ass as the company confirmed that the reality show/contest Tough Enough will be returning for a sixth season.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Tough Enough Returning

WWE Tough Enough hasn’t been seen on television since 2011. The winner of the show was Andy Leavine, but is no longer with the company. The show was deemed a success, but wasn’t renewed for reasons unknown. During today’s WWE first quarter conference call, the company announced that WWE Tough Enough will be returning. The show will be on the WWE Network. The head coach on...
Via Between The Ropes
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Austin tempted by Brock Lesnar match

Leave it to the world's greatest master manipulator to goad one of the biggest stars in wrestling history into one more match. Paul Heyman may have done the unthinkable which is entice Stone Cold Steve Austin to get in a WWE ring for one more time.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Survivor Series 1999 review

Sunday, November 14th, 1999 – Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, Michigan – The thirteenth annual World Wrestling Federation Survivor Series pay-per-view was sponsored by Rent-A-Center and Rent-A-Center is responsible, even in name alone, on producing one of my favorite Survivor Series!
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Bryan vs. Triple H can be this era’s Austin vs. McMahon

Daniel Bryan finally ascended to the WWE world championship at WrestleMania 30 in one of the most memorable moments in Mania history. While Bryan may not be a draw on his own, the chemistry he has with the Authority rivals one of the greatest feuds in WWE history.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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