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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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National Wrestling Alliance Eddie Graham Memorial Show in Forida – May 9th, 1987 – Today in Wrestling History

This was the first Eddie Graham Memorial Show, of two such named events, to take place. The action went down in the Bayfront Arena in St. Petersgurg Florida on May 9th, 1987. There was a total of eight matches with three titles on the line.

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Matt Riviera Retires from Wrestling Ending 20+ Year Decorated Career

“The LVR Boy” Matt Riviera has announced his retirement from professional wrestling. Riviera is closing the door on a decorated career that ran over 20 years. In recent years Riviera worked a years long feud with WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler. That feud ended on September 26th, 2020. The final match for […]

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Potential for All Elite Wrestling Crossover Event with Impact Wrestling is High

Imagine a crossover event between wrestling companies. We may be seeing the start of one. All Elite Wrestling crowned a new champion on their first episode of December for their show Wednesday Night Dynamite. At the end of the night, Don Callis left the arena with the AEW champion. When asked what was going on […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

Tim Storm NWA Championship

Happy Birthday Tim Storm, Teacher, Wrestler, Professional – May 1st, 1964 – Today in Wrestling History

Tim Storm, for me, represents what is great about wrestling. There are a few like him but this is his day. Born in 1964 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, named Timothy Scoggins, Storm holds his own. He is a Junior High School teacher in Euless, Texas, wrestles all over the world, and has grit.

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