Archive for August, 2020

Jerry Lawler Matt Riviera Jason Jones USA Championship Wrestling Retirement Thunderdome

Matt Riviera Makes Jerry Lawler Retirement Offer at USA Championship Wrestling #102

Matt Riviera and Jerry Lawler are locked in a feud that rivals the old territory days. These two have been going at each other’s throats for years now. This feud has carried over to many states and many partner promotions over the years. Most recently, Jerry Lawler beat Matt Riviera for the CWA Championship in […]

Chris Jericho Monday Night Raw Debut

Chris Jericho Makes Monday Night Raw Debut – August 9th, 1999 – Today in Wrestling History

By the time Chris Jericho had made his debut on Monday Night Raw, he had been off television year or two. At least in North America due to his wrestling in Japan. Between his leaving World Championship Wrestling and debuting in the WWF, Jericho wrestled for New Japan Pro Wrestling. His debut in the World […]

WCW Road Wild 1998 Sturgis South Dakota

WCW Road Wild 1998 Invades South Dakota – August 8th, 1998 – Today in Wrestling History

WCW Road Wild 1998 was just one of several annual showcases of just how wild World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was. WWE did not have anything to compare to outrageous sets and locations that WCW would make use of in the wrestling war. Road Wild was one of a couple “destination” Pay Per Views WCW put […]

Shayna Baszler WWE NXT MMA UFC

Shayna Baszler Punches Her Way into the World – August 8th, 1980 – Today in Wrestling History

Shayna Baszler is a cross sport star, having started her career in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She would see a final mixed martial arts (MMA) record of 15 wins and 11 losses. Most of those wins being via submission. She would begin her wrestling career with a loss before becoming a force in the WWE.

Marty Jannetty WWF Superstar

Former WWE Star Marty Jannetty Subject of Police Investigation

Marty Jannetty, born in 1960, recently found social media fame via a claim of alleged murder. The news became public earlier this week when Jannetty made a not so cryptic social media post. The post was made available on Janetty’s Facebook account. Considering the situation, Jannetty can potentially face legal action.

SummerSlam 1997 WWF WWE

SummerSlam 1997 Leaves Stone Cold Steve Austin Paralyzed – August 3rd, 1997 – Today in Wrestling History

The tenth annual SummerSlam event took place at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. It is the Pay Per View (PPV) event that is well known for the injury to Stone Cold Steve Austin. Due to a botched piledriver delivered by Owen Hart (RIP), Austin was temporarily paralyzed. This event in general […]

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