Mr. Fuji Passes Away At 82 I know Fuji is best remembered as the other manager when you have people like Jimmy Hart and Bobby Heenan around in the 80s, but a lot of people forget a few things about him, including the following: Shawn Michaels loves Mr. Fuji   2. He still holds the record for most days as […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania III: There Will Never Be Another

Wrestlemania III Date: March 29, 1987 Location: Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan Attendance: 93,173 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura This is the biggest show in wrestling history with the biggest match in wrestling history as its main event. How’s that for a standard to live up to? In case you’re one of the six wrestling fans […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania II: Working Out The Kinks

Wrestlemania II Date: April 7, 1986 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York City, New York/Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois/Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,585 (New York), 9,000 (Chicago), 14,500 (Los Angeles), 40,085 (Total) Commentators: Vince McMahon, Susan St. James, Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon, Cathy Lee Crosby, Alfred Hayes, Jesse Ventura, Elvira […]

Wrestler of the Day – December 18: Dick Slater

Today we’re looking at the man who might have been the inspiration for Heath Slater: Dick Slater. That might not be inaccurate actually as they were both from the south/country, both guys were known for their punching (Slater was a Golden Gloves Champion) and….well they’re both named Slater. Slater got started back in the early […]

Wrestler of the Day – August 16: Don Muraco

Time for the original Rock: Don Muraco.

On This Day: October 17, 1983: The Move That Launched 1000 Careers

WWF House Show Date: October 17, 1983 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Pat Patterson Now this is a very interesting one. I saw the show on youtube and absolutely had to do it. The card itself doesn’t mean much as this is during the very tail end of […]

Wrestlemania #3: Best Opening Match In Wrestlemania History?

Can-Am Connection vs. Orton/Muraco.  This is going to sound strange but I think it might have been.