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Matt Career Set To Bloom

Matt Career Set To Bloom – wrestler Matt Bloom David Kimble Albert gets to the point about his piercings, his friendship with Droz, and his role in the WWF IF YOU EVER MEET MATT Bloom in person, with his extra-large frame and countless piercings, your basic instincts would paint a picture of a person with […]

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“Stone Cold” and Debra Tie the Knot

“Stone Cold” and Debra Tie the Knot – Brief Article WWF personalities “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Debra were married September 13 at a small ceremony in Las Vegas. COPYRIGHT 2001 Century Publishing COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group

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A Potential Tragedy Just Waiting to Happen – how backyard wrestling can lead to injuries of children

A Potential Tragedy Just Waiting to Happen – how backyard wrestling can lead to injuries of children – Brief Article I’D LIKE TO THINK OF MYSELF AS someone who is up on the current wrestling scene. But I only recently discovered the growing phenomena of backyard wrestling. It’s not a recent phenomena, however. Backyard wrestling […]

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Extreme Exodus – members of the Extreme Wrestling Championship to be signed by World Wrestling Federation

Extreme Exodus – members of the Extreme Wrestling Championship to be signed by World Wrestling Federation – Brief Article The WWF is going extreme. Peter Polaco, a.k.a. ECW’s Justin Credible, signed a contract with the WWF, and it is rumored that ECW performers Terry “Rhino” Gerin, Jerry Lynn, and Yoshihiro Tajiri have also signed contracts […]

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Mania maniac

Mania maniac – The Fans Speak Out Andrew Lauda I really enjoyed the story on the greatest matches in Wrestlemania history [“Mania Madness,” April 2003]. Please do more pay-per-view history stories like that in the future Andrew Lauda via e-mail COPYRIGHT 2003 Century Publishing COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group

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The Dance Party Is Over – wrestler Rikishi

The Dance Party Is Over – wrestler Rikishi – Interview Thomas Chamberlin Rikishi turns into a monster heel in his feud with Steve Austin EVEN THOUGH HE’S THE TARGET a hopping-mad Rattlesnake, Rikishi couldn’t be happier. Rikishi revealed on the October 9, 2000, RAW that he was the one who ran over “Stone Cold” Steve […]

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The terrible ten: sure, pro wrestling has never been long on dignity, but these 10 episodes crossed the line and rank as the most embarrassing of all time

The terrible ten: sure, pro wrestling has never been long on dignity, but these 10 episodes crossed the line and rank as the most embarrassing of all time Mike Stokes PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING HAS never been a safe harbor for the politically correct. It’s never claimed to be high art, scholarly, civilized, or even tasteful. In […]

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Boiling Point – 2001 Wrestlemania competition

Boiling Point – 2001 Wrestlemania competition Steve Anderson Here’s a complete look at the buzz leading up to Wrestlemania and the results from the biggest main event of the year WRESTLEMANIA REPRESENTS “Ground Zero” on the WWF calendar. Underrated wrestlers become stars. Overrated wrestlers become distant memories. Storylines build to a crescendo, and angles culminate […]

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Improving WWE – The Fans Speak Out

Improving WWE – The Fans Speak Out – Letter to the Editor I strongly disagree with two of your 10 ways to improve WWE [“If We Ran the WWE …,” August 2002]. Making “Raw” and “Smackdown” two different brands was a stupid idea to begin with. And making Arn Anderson a manager is a bad […]

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Sting is the only wrestler among the recent greats never to work in WWE, but that could change very soon

Last man standing: Sting is the only wrestler among the recent greats never to work in WWE, but that could change very soon Kevin Eck THE MONUMENTAL BATTLE between the New World Order and World Championship Wrestling was in full swing back in the fall of 1996 when Sting uttered what would be his last […]