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Throwback Thursday – King of the Ring

This past week on RAW it was announced that the King of the Ring would be returning after a four-year hiatus with the tournament taking place over a number of weeks, culminating at the upcoming Clash of Champions. Since its debut in 1985, the King of the Ring has been won by a who’s who…

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Ranking Summerslam Intros

Few things are more important for a wrestling event than setting the right tone, right off the bat. It creates an atmosphere that will be carried over throughout the evening, both with the live crowd and with the audience at home. The WWF/E has always been on another level when it comes to production and…

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Harley Race – The Greatest Wrestler

Last Thursday the wrestling world lost “the greatest wrestler to ever walk God’s green earth”, as the legendary Harley Race passed away at the age of 76. If you followed wrestling prior to the 1980s, you are probably quite familiar with Race’s body of work. His eight runs with the NWA World Heavyweight Championship made…

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Throwback Thursday – 1994 Summerslam: Razor Ramon w/ Walter Payton vs Diesel w/ HBK

“23,000 fans are ready to rock the house”, shouts Vince McMahon as “The Bad Guy” Razor Ramon walks the aisle flanked by legendary Chicago Bear “Sweetness” Walter Payton. Why this match doesn’t get more love, I’ll never understand. The 1994 edition of Summerslam is remembered for a lot of things: Bret and Owen’s spectacular cage…