Posts Tagged ‘Hulk Hogan’

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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 […]

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 […]

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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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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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We Say Goodbye to Miss Elizabeth – May 1st, 2003 – Today in Wrestling History

I am not a fan of doing these memorials. When they are done it is with great respect for the person. In this case, Miss Elizabeth, born Elizabeth Ann Hulette. While most of us remember her as being married to Macho Man Randy Savage (R.I.P.), there was more to her career. Did you know she […]

Jay Leno Versus Hulk Hogan Road Wild

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 […]

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Fiend Eyes New Prey

It is no secret that one of the best characters going for WWE right now is the Fiend character. For those unfamiliar with the Fiend, he is the alter ego of Bray Wyatt. He is an athlete that has gone through more than a few transformations since joining the main roster. Initially getting over with […]

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