Classic Show of the Month

WWF Royal Rumble 1988 Review

In 1987, the World Wrestling Federation was riding high thanks to devastating Jim Crockett’s first attempt at pay-per-view by putting direct competition against Crockett’s show with the “Survivor Series”. Not one to be satisfied, McMahon wanted to make it two for two a few months later by putting out his (and Pat Paterson’s) latest creation …

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Ring of Honor Final Battle 2010 Review

As the norm, Ring of Honor concluded another year of great wrestling with, arguably, it’s biggest event of the year in “Final Battle”. But this year was a little different than the rest. One year earlier, the team of El Generico and Kevin Steen was ripped apart by a single chair shot from Steen to …

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SHIMMER Volume 27 Review

In November of 2009, Dave Prazak’s all-female wrestling organization, SHIMMER, entered its fourth year of life – something almost unheard of at the time. During those four years, the women and men of SHIMMER in the ring and behind the scenes gave just reason to make wrestling fans understand that no matter the gender, good …

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TNA Bound For Glory 2006 Review

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) was over four years old when things started really looking up for the company. After gaining a primetime slot on Spike TV – the home to WWE Raw for half a decade – attaining stars like Christian, Rhino and Olympic gold medallist Kurt Angle, TNA hoped to make their version …

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ECW Anarchy Rulz 1999

Extreme Championship Wrestling was in an interesting position when September 1999 rolled around. For the first time in the company’s short history, ECW inked a deal with The Nashville Network to air an hour TV show every Friday night. While this seemed like a big deal that would help the company become bigger than anyone …

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