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Harley Race and the lost art of the heel promo

The best thing Seth Rollins did on Monday night was the one thing he does better than most of the WWE roster – he cut an awesome promo.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston and the new jobbers of the WWE

The names have changed, but obviously, the jobs have not. Welcome to the world of professional wrestling and the role of the jobber – the guy there to do his job, to make the heel or champion look good night after night in arena after arena.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes On The Final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest

The last ever Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest begins Thursday, July 31. It will run through Sunday, August 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Hilton University Place. Promoter Greg Price has expanded the event so that it will now feature six different autograph sessions with “featured guests” instead of the usual four or five. There will be one on Thursday, two on Friday, two...
Via WZR Online
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes On The Final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest

The last ever Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest begins Thursday, July 31. It will run through Sunday, August 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Hilton University Place. Promoter Greg Price has expanded the event so that it will now feature six different autograph sessions with “featured guests” instead of the usual four or five. There will be one on Thursday, two on Friday, two...
Via PWS Entertainment
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Has Dolph Ziggler become this generation’s Tommy Rich?

I remember a conversation about a year ago with a maniac wrestling fan who told me Dolph Ziggler would be the next Shawn Michaels, take over the WWE and rule professional wrestling – taking that title from John Cena.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New NWA Champion Crowed, Infinite Pro, SWA New Champion Crowed, ESW, Dynamo Pro Results April 7 2014

The National Wrestling Alliance sent out the following: Monahan wins third NWA National Title At NWA World Wide Wrestling’s “Come Out and Play” event in Carolina Beach, NC, Phil “Nitro” Monahan defeated Lou Marconi to become a three-time NWA National Heavyweight Champion. Marconi had defeated Monahan for the title on March 23 in Toledo, OH after Monahan ended Marconi’s...
Via Ring Side News
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The return of the vignette helps John Cena’s return to action

For years, one of the lost art forms of professional wrestling has been the use of the vignette to tell a story, prepare a match and sell a rivalry.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pro Wrestling wil never be the same again

There are some harsh realities we all deal with as we get older. Graying hair, weight gain, hearing loss and the fact wrestling will never be captured the way it was 30 years ago is something that runs through my mind quite often.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Rich, Buzz Sawyer & the feud that was made for Hell in a Cell

It was what a true wrestling feud should have been. If you ask wrestling historians about the greatest battles, feuds, rivalries in professional wrestling history, most will not talk about many matches and wrestlers before getting to Tommy “Wildfire” Rich and “Mad Dog” Buzz Sawyer.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Punk’s UFC Reference Edited Off RAW + Today’s Birthdays

– Former NWA Champion Tommy Rich turns 57 years old today. – ROH star Roderick Strong turns 30 years old today. – There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic this weekend. The UWF show will return on Monday, while the AWA show will return on Tuesday. – CM Punk’s mention that Brock Lesnar was a former UFC Heavyweight Champion was edited off the RAW replay that...
Via WZR Online
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Going Strong & Praised, Updated OMEGA Card

Partial Source: Prowrestling.net – The AWA returns to ESPN Classic tonight with its first show at 9PM ET. Scheduled for the show is the following: Mitch Snow vs. Washington, Tolas vs. Peterson, Steve O vs. Kevin Kelly (Nailz), Soldat Ustinov vs. Evans, Larry Zbyszko vs. Stevens, Curt Hennig vs. Greg Gagne for the AWA Title. – The AWA also airs at 10PM ET, with the following scheduled...
Via WZR Online
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lots Of Various News – Gallows, Bagwell, Vito, FWE, ECW

Partial Source: Pwinsider – Even though ECW only had one show ever in Canada, there will be a reunion-themed show on March 2 under the name “Hardcore Roadtrip: Banned in the USA”. Names include Kevin Sullivan, Angel of the Baldies, Gary Wolfe, CW Anderson, Jason Knight, Stevie Richards, Big Vito, Axl Rotten, Bill Alfonso and Joel Gertner. There will be a morning convention...
Via WZR Online
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Dana White Praises Vince McMahon, Today’s Birthdays, Jericho/RAW

Partial Source: Prowrestling.net – Ring of Honor star Roderick Strong turns 29 years old today. – Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion “Wildfire” Tommy Rich turns 56 years old today. – There are no wrestling shows scheduled on ESPN Classic tonight. – Two Spot Monkeys sat down with Gabe Sapolsky in advance of the DGUSA shows this weekend. You can check that out at this...
Via PWS Entertainment
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Dana White Praises Vince McMahon, Today’s Birthdays, Jericho/RAW

Partial Source: Prowrestling.net – Ring of Honor star Roderick Strong turns 29 years old today. – Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion “Wildfire” Tommy Rich turns 56 years old today. – There are no wrestling shows scheduled on ESPN Classic tonight. – Two Spot Monkeys sat down with Gabe Sapolsky in advance of the DGUSA shows this weekend. You can check that out at this...
Via WZR Online
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul Heyman Posts a Long Rant on Twitter About Making It and His Career

- Paul Heyman went off on Twitter last night about his pro wrestling career and talents making it in the business. Here you can read the rant in its entirety: “I look at some of these pics, and I realize how blessed I was in my career. Some guys have to wait forever for a lucky break. I managed @AustinIdolLive and Tommy Rich at the age of 21. Also The Orig Midnights, which I got...
Via Wrestle Scoop
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul Heyman Posts a Long Rant on Twitter About Making It and His Career

- Paul Heyman went off on Twitter last night about his pro wrestling career and talents making it in the business. Here you can read the rant in its entirety:“I look at some of these pics, and I realize how blessed I was in my career. Some guys have to wait forever for a lucky break. I managed @AustinIdolLive and Tommy Rich at the age of 21. Also The Orig Midnights, which I got...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul Heyman Posts a Long Rant on Twitter About Making It and His Career

- Paul Heyman went off on Twitter last night about his pro wrestling career and talents making it in the business. Here you can read the rant in its entirety:“I look at some of these pics, and I realize how blessed I was in my career. Some guys have to wait forever for a lucky break. I managed @AustinIdolLive and Tommy Rich at the age of 21. Also The Orig Midnights, which I got...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul Heyman Posts a Long Rant on Twitter About Making It and His Career

- Paul Heyman went off on Twitter last night about his pro wrestling career and talents making it in the business. Here you can read the rant in its entirety: "I look at some of these pics, and I realize how blessed I was in my career. Some guys have to wait forever for a lucky break. I managed @AustinIdolLive and Tommy Rich at the age of 21. Also The Orig Midnights, which...
Via Ring Side News
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Natalya Blogs, Finlay At Indy Event, ‘Are You Series’

– Former WWE talent Dave Finlay appears in Sittingbourne, England on Sunday for IPW:U.K.’s No Escape show. He will face Martin Stone. – Natalya has published a blog on her official website revealing how she performed Beth Phoenix’s Glam Slam finishing maneuver in Japan before she knew her “Pin-up Strong” mate. “I’ll never forget my first finishing move. Believe it...
Via TNA Wrestling News
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Glacier Responds To WWE’s ‘Turkey’ Comments

Glacier Responds To Shots WWE Has Taken At His Gimmick, Their “Turkey” List Is it cold in here or is it just him? An all new edition of Ray “Glacier” Lloyd’s ClubWWI.com audio show, Breaking The Ice”, with James Guttman returns and this one hour edition is full of topics including advice from stars like Dusty Rhodes and Ricky Steamboat, WWE’s issues with the Glacier...
Via TNA Wrestling News
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Glacier Responds To Shots WWE Has Taken At His Gimmick, Their “Turkey” List

Is it cold in here or is it just him? An all new edition of Ray “Glacier” Lloyd’s ClubWWI.com audio show, Breaking The Ice”, with James Guttman returns and this one hour edition is full of topics including advice from stars like Dusty Rhodes and Ricky Steamboat, WWE’s issues with the Glacier gimmick, lost babyface in-ring spots, thanking Tommy Rich on Facebook, 90dayswithGlacier...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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