Archive for the ‘NWA’ Category

NWA Starrcade 1985 The Gathering North Carolina Atlanta Georgia

NWA Starrcade 1985 Takes Place in Two Locations – North Carolina Edition – November 28th, 1985 – Today in Wrestling History

National Wrestling Alliance’s (NWA) Starrcade 1985 was one of those events that took place in two locations. This was on the same night, in two separate arenas, nowhere near each other. This is also the first live wrestling event to be broadcast from two separate locations. Do not worry, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) would […]

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Cowboy James Storm Sees Book Published

Cowboy James Storm is an accomplished athlete, has starred in movies and television shows. He can now add author to his list of accolades and accomplishments. Recently his “Make Your Own Story” book titled James Storm: Make Your Own Luck! was published on Amazon. Interestingly, fans are already reporting shortages of the book when they […]

Golden Boy Greg Anthony

Golden Boy Greg Anthony is Born – June 5th, 1981 – Today in Wrestling History

The Golden Boy Greg Anthony is old school. He can talk fans into the arena and entertain them once inside. Anthony is someone that can talk the talk and walk the walk. Born in Centralia, Illinois, it was clear that Greg Anthony had wrestling in his blood. Nearly two decades of experience is behind the […]

Junkyard Dog Sylvester Ritter

Junkyard Dog Sylvester Ritter Taken Away – June 2nd, 1998 – Today in Wrestling History

The Junkyard Dog, born Sylvester Ritter, was a charismatic athlete. His time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in the 1980’s was iconic. His positivity was infectious and while he had personal troubles, he always had a smile for fans. He stood out against a colorful collection of athletes no matter where he […]

James Storm

Sorry About Your Damn Luck, James Storm Born – June 1st, 1977 – Today in Wrestling History

James Allen Cox, better known as James Storm, was born on June 1st, 1977 in Franklin, Tennessee.  His wrestling career is a storied one spanning many companies and over two decades. Storm almost was not a wrestler though as he was a multi-sport athlete in his teenage years. He had a scholarship to college for […]

RetroMania Wrestling Nikita Koloff Joins

First RetroMania Wrestling Downloadable Character Announced

Retrosoft Studios are keeping fans of their upcoming RetroMania Wrestling interested. Earlier today the first downloadable character was announced. Considering this is the official sequel to the 1991 arcade game, Wrestlefest, fans have good reason to be excited. The launch roster is already stacked, recently adding two former WWE stars. Now they are adding someone […]

RetroMania Wrestling Nikita Koloff Joins

RetroMania Wrestling Getting More Content Added, Asks Fans for Submissions

Retrosoft Studios are planning to add more content to RetroMania Wrestling. This is no surprise to those that have followed this games development like we have. If WWE 2K20 is leaving a bad taste in your mouth, then definitely check out RetroMania Wrestling. Kicking it old school gets new meaning here.

WCW Slamboree 1993

WCW Slamboree 1993 A Legends Return Took Place in Georgia – May 23rd, 1993 – Today in Wrestling History

WCW Slamboree 1993 A Legends Return was the first time that World Championship Wrestling used the Slamboree name. This event took place in Atlanta, Georgia at The Omni. Approximately 7,000 fans were in attendance for the event. There were many legends on the card for this event.

Matt Riviera Wrestler Athlete Loverboy

Loverboy Matt Riviera Born Today – May 18th, 1983 – Today in Wrestling History

Matt Riviera may not be a household name for many. For those of us that follow indies closely we know this athlete. For me personally, I know him as a local athlete living his dream. There is much more to Riviera though, he is not just an athlete. He holds credits in movies, television, and […]

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Storied Referee Earl Hebner Born Today – May 17th, 1949 – Today in Wrestling History

Earl Hebner. If you do not know that name, then I question your interest in professional wrestling. Seriously, non-WWE programming reference this man. From inside jokes to stating “we do not do that here” type announcements, he gets airtime. Let us investigate why that is, today on his birthday.

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