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WWF Royal Rumble

WWF Royal Rumble Review on Super Nintendo

Wrestling games are quite a conundrum of gaming. Some developers get it just right while others have trouble figuring out what exactly a “squared circle” is. For the time, LJN’s WWF Royal Rumble for the Super Nintendo was better than the competition of the time. There was not much competition though. This game was released […]

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 […]

Jake the Snake Roberts Jake Roberts

Sadistic Jake the Snake Roberts Born – May 30th, 1955 – Today in Wrestling History

It’s been 6 years since Jake was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, but on this day in 1955, Jake the Snake Roberts was born. He was one of the most intimidating wrestlers in wrestling back in the day. I could not imagine laying in the Ring and having a huge snake laid on […]

Owen Hart WWF Champion

Remembering Owen Hart – May 23rd, 1999 – Today in Wrestling History

Owen James Hart was born on May 7th, 1965 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The world probably knows him better as Owen Hart, or The Blue Blazer, from his time in wrestling. We all know how he left this world, that is not the point of this article. This article is to remember the man, the […]

Shad Gaspard WWE

Former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard Found Dead

It is tragic when anyone passes away, even more so when they leave us as a hero. That is exactly what Shad Gaspard did. For those that do not know, Gaspard was a WWE superstar, first part of a tag team then a singles run.

Andre the Giant WWF

Eighth Wonder of the World Andre the Giant Born Today – May 19th, 1946 – Today in Wrestling History

Born André René Roussimoff in the town of Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, France, you may know him better as Andre the Giant. In the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), now WWE, he was billed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World” among other names. His match against Hulk Hogan in 1987 at Wrestlemania III is unforgettable. His career […]

Earl Hebner referee AEW TNA WWE WWF

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.

Matt Cardona Zack Ryder WWE

Woo Woo Woo Zack Ryder aka Matt Cardona Born Today – May 14th, 1985 – Today in Wrestling History

Zack Ryder. Matt Cardona. Any of the other ring names he has used. No matter which one you know him by, dude had a certain energy about him. As a fan, I always thought Zack Ryder was going to go far. Now known as Matt Cardona and working the independent scene, fans will see their […]

RetroMania Wrestling Nikita Koloff Joins

RetroMania Wrestling Launch Roster Finalized

Video games and wrestling seem to go together quite well. RetroMania Wrestling is one of the latest such games. This is the sequel to the 1991 WrestleFest game that was only available in arcades. Well, unless you were a gamer outside the United States at the time. Launching later in 2020, this new old school […]

Dwayne Johnson The Rock Rocky Maivia WWE

The World Meets Dwayne Johnson, The Rock – May 2nd, 1972 – Today in Wrestling History

What can be said about Dwayne Johnson, AKA The Rock, that hasn’t been said already? As these things go, we will give it our best shot. Born in Hayward, California on May 2nd, 1972, the world welcomed Dwayne Douglas Johnson. While most know he is a third-generation wrestler, did you know he had many, many, […]

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