New Column: They Came, We Saw, They Were Fine

Looking at the League of Nations and why they were just fine.

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 […]

Thought of the Day: The Most Underrated Stable Of All Time

Is the Dungeon of Doom.  It’s true.

On This Day: September 4, 1995 – Monday Nitro: Nitro Is Now Legal

Monday Nitro #1 Date: September 4, 1995 Location: Mall of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota Commentators: Eric Bischoff, Steve McMichael, Bobby Heenan So nearly three years after Raw got going, WCW woke up and realized that being on Saturday nights at 6:05 for your flagship show was freaking STUPID so they decided to go head to head […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #31: Hogan Enters The Dungeon

Clash of the Champions 31 Date: August 6, 1995 Location: Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, Florida Attendance: 4,059 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan Oh great it’s 1995 WCW. We’re about a month before Nitro began airing so Saturday Night is still the main show. The main event tonight is Vader vs. Anderson vs. Flair in a […]

Halloween Havoc 1995 – This Still Scares Me

Halloween Havoc 1995 Date: October 29, 1995 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 13,000 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone So we plow on through 1995 as I want to finish this year and get to the NWO stuff. Anyway this is a rather infamous show as we have a double main event: Hogan vs. […]

Fall Brawl 1995 – Anderson vs. Flair and a Really Stupid Main Event

Fall Brawl 1995 Date: September 17, 1995 Location: Ashville Civic Center, Ashville, North Carolina Attendance: 6,600 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan So this is about two things: WarGames and Arn Anderson vs. Ric Flair. Now this is important for a few other reasons as to begin with, Nitro has debuted at this point so we […]