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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.

WCW Wrestlewar 1992 WarGames Sting

Wrestlewar 1992 WarGames Fourth Event Invades Florida – May 17th, 1992 – Today in Wrestling History

Wrestlewar may be a foregone Pay Per View (PPV) but WarGames lives on. Utilized in NXT in recent years the dual steel cage match has stood out as a match stipulation. Wrestlwar 1992 was the fourth, and final, event to use the name. This event took place in the Jacksonvill Memorial Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida. […]

WCW Slamboree 1999

World Championship Wrestling Slamboree 1999 Goes Down in Missouri – May 9th, 1999 – Today in Wrestling History

World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1999 was beginning to unravel. The New World Order (NWO), both factions, were a shamble on television due to injuries. Unfortunately, storyline wise, so much depended on the NWO dominance that WCW was in a pickle. With that said, they did continue forward with regular Pay Per View (PPV) events […]

WCW Slamboree 2000 Ready to Rumble

Final WCW Slamboree Takes Place – May 7th, 2000 – Today in Wrestling History

Little did we know when this event aired on Pay Per View (PPV) that it was the last one. That is the sad truth about Slamboree in 2000. It was the final World Championship Wrestling (WCW) produced Slamboree event. This was due to the WWE buying out WCW early the following year. For those wondering, […]

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WCW NJPW Collision in Korea Day 2 – April 29th, 1995 – Today in Wrestling History

The second day of a two-day event, Collision in Korea, was just as unique as the first. This unique event happened in 1995. The location was Mayday Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea. To say this was probably a one-time event is an understatement.

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Happy Birthday One Time Wrestler Jay Leno – April 28th, 1950 – Today in Wrestling History

You would be well forgiven for not knowing that the famous, former, Tonight Show host Jay Leno was a wrestler. Well, he is billed as having one match, officially. Good enough. Born in 1950 in New Rochelle, New York, Leno’s full name is James Douglas Muir Leno. Leno’s career has been a wild one for […]

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Wrestlemania VIII Heavyweight Title Become Midcard – April 5th 1992 – Today in Wrestling History

For many of us Wrestlemania VIII is one of the few Wrestlemania cards that featured the World Heavyweight Title as a midcard title. Yep, this was one of the few “grandest stage of them all” events that didn’t feature the top championship in the main event. This was billed as a “double main event” as […]

WWE Wrestlemania 33 Card

Hardy Boyz Return Make Wrestlemania Return – April 2nd, 2017 – Today in Wrestling History

On this day in 2017, WrestleMania 33 took place at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL. They had some good matches but the most notable moment that sticks out to me is the surprise return of my favorite tag team growing up, the Hardy Boyz. It wasn’t the best WrestleMania, but seeing them not only […]

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