Starrcade 1986: I Miss Magnum

Starrcade 1986 Date: November 27, 1986 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina/The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 16,000/14,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Rick Stewart, Bob Caudle, Johnny Weaver Much like last year, this show had a subtitle: Night of the Skywalkers. In this case it was because of a tag team scaffold match, meaning a scaffold was […]

Wrestler of the Day – December 30: Rock and Roll Express

The next to last entry is one of the most influential tag teams of all time: the Rock and Roll Express.

Wrestler of the Day – October 1: Hawk

Today we’re going to look at a bird man other than Koko B. Ware: Hawk.

Wrestler of the Day – August 10: Bobby Eaton

Today is one of the most technically sound guys you’ll ever find in wrestling: Bobby Eaton.

Wrestler of the Day – July 16: Paul Heyman

Today we’re starting a mini series in this series with Paul Heyman.

Wrestler of the Day – February 2: Midnight Express

We’re going with a tag team today due to Dennis Condrey’s birthday. Today we look at the Midnight Express.

On This Day: October 27, 1990 – Halloween Havoc 1990: The Sting And Luger Days

Halloween Havoc 1990 Date: October 27, 1990 Location: UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul E. Dangerously This is a somewhat forgotten period of the company’s history as Sting is world champion and he’s being haunted by the Black Scorpion. You would think a Halloween show would be perfect for a supernatural […]

Superstars on the Superstation: The Original Clash of the Champions

Superstars on the Superstation Date: February 7, 1986 Location: The Omni, Atlanta, Georiga Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: David Crockett, Tony Schiavone This is a rare show that I’ve heard about for years. Basically it’s a fan selected card with four matches featuring top stars. You could think of this as the prototype for Clash of the […]

On This Day: June 14, 1989 – Clash of the Champions #7: The Ultimate Heel vs. The Ultimate Face

Clash of the Champions 7: Guts and Glory Date: June 14, 1989 Location: Ritz-Epps Fitness Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina Commentators: Jim Ross, Bob Caudle Oh where to begin here. First off (here I guess), this is being held at an army base so the entire crowd is comprised of soldiers. In other words, they […]

On This Day: May 19, 1990 – Capital Combat: There’s No Way Around This. It’s The Robocop Show.

Capital Combat Date: May 19, 1990 Location: D.C. Armory, Washington, D.C. Attendance: 7,500 Commentators: Jim Ross, Bob Caudle This is the Robocop Show. That being said, the rest of this card is actually pretty good looking. It’s overstacked with tags but this is a good era for them so I can’t complain much. The main […]