Wrestler of the Day – September 16: Pedro Morales

Today we’ll look at the first ever WWF Triple Crown winner: Pedro Morales.

WWC 1988 Anniversary Show – A Hot Night In Bayamon: When Is The Next Plane Out Of Here?

WWC Anniversary Show 1988: Hot Night In Bayamon Date: September 10, 1988 Location: Bayamon Stadium, Bayamon, Puerto Rico Attendance: 23,000 Commentator: Hugo Savinovich, Brad Batten, Bert Batten This is the first full Puerto Rico show I’ve ever done and it’s from the World Wrestling Council. Hot Night in Bayamon is their anniversary show for the […]

Wrestler of the Day – March 12: Tito Santana

Today is Tito Santana for no reason other than there aren’t a ton of great choices today.

Hulkamania Turns 30

Thirty years ago today, Hulk Hogan defeated the Iron Sheik to win the WWF Title for the first time.  This is the birth of modern wrestling as Hogan changed everything about the business with one legdrop and never looked back.  Here’s the entire show, which oddly enough didn’t have the title match go last. WWF […]

WWF New York City House Show – October 22, 1984: That Awkward Time Before The Golden Era

WWF House Show Date: October 22, 1984 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon This is a sequel to the previous month’s house show, as we have Hogan vs. Studd again, though this time if Hogan loses by countout he loses the title. Also after last […]

WWF New York City House Show – September 22, 1984: Welcome To The Family

WWF House Show Date: September 22, 1984 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 19,000 Commentators: Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon It’s another MSG house show from 1984, meaning Hulkamania is here but not to the level it would ultimately reach. The champ is in the house tonight and defending the title against […]