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A Farewell to Arms – professional wrestler Mike Barton

A Farewell to Arms – professional wrestler Mike Barton – Interview Tim Towe Leaving his Bart Gunn persona behind in the United States, Mike Barton resurrects his career in Japan MANY AMERICAN WRESTLERS who have wrestled in Japan look back on their time spent there with great fondness. Performers such as Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, […]

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Hogan’s years – The Fans Speak Out

Hogan’s years – The Fans Speak Out Shirley Hyde Could you please tell me how old “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan is? Shirley Hyde Cohoes, N.Y. The Hulkster was born on August 11, 1953, which means he will turn 49 this year. COPYRIGHT 2002 Century Publishing COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group

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WCW Rankings – Brief Article

WCW Rankings – Brief Article 1. Booker T Booker T legitimized his status as the WCW world heavyweight champion with a win over Kevin Nash at Fall Brawl on September 17. Regardless of the internal problems in WCW, the federation at least has a champion it can be proud of. 2. Scott Steiner Scott Steiner […]

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the freshmen of La Resistance are just the latest in a long line wrestling heels who have drawn heat by badmouthing the USA

Brawling for Baguettes: the freshmen of La Resistance are just the latest in a long line wrestling heels who have drawn heat by badmouthing the USA Steve Anderson HEELS ARE NOT JUST DEFINED by their attitudes. Oftentimes a heel is reviled and hated because of his country of origin. These heels tend to flout their […]

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Konnan the Creator – Charles Ashenoff discusses Mexican style of wrestling

Konnan the Creator – Charles Ashenoff discusses Mexican style of wrestling – Interview Bill Apter Charles Ashenoff wants to be involved both behind the scenes and between the ropes CHARLES ASHENOFF IS NOT happy being known in the wrestling business merely as Konnan, the character fans have known since his debut in 1989. Instead, he […]

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in basketball, professional wrestling and life in general, Paul Wight has had his share of triumphs and disappointment

The show must go on: in basketball, professional wrestling and life in general, Paul Wight has had his share of triumphs and disappointment Stephanie Levitt IT’S NO SECRET WHY PAUL WIGHT IS known as “the Big Show.” At 7’1″ and 410 pounds, Wight is one of the biggest performers to ever enter the squared circle. […]

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Looking back on a gem of a career: an injury may have ended his ring run, but the consummate optimist is ready to begin the next chapter of his life

Looking back on a gem of a career: an injury may have ended his ring run, but the consummate optimist is ready to begin the next chapter of his life – Interview: Diamond Dallas Page Kevin Eck ENVISION IT AND IT WILL happen. Spend any time with Diamond Dallas Page and you’ll hear that phrase […]

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Wrestler snapshot: Triple H – stats and bio

Wrestler snapshot: Triple H – stats and bio – Brief Article * Triple H stands 6’4″ and weighs 280 pounds. He was born on July 27, 1969, in New Hampshire and now lives in Greenwich, Conn. * Triple H’s real name is Jean-Paul Michael Levesque. The moniker Triple H is short for Hunter Hearst Hemsley, […]

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The Brock Les monster: with the WWE’s hype machine squarely in his corner, the former NCAA champion just may be the next big thing – nar

The Brock Les monster: with the WWE’s hype machine squarely in his corner, the former NCAA champion just may be the next big thing – nar – wrestler Kevin Eck A MASSIVE BRUISER WITH A sculpted physique and an intense glare etched on his menacing but unfamiliar face storms onto the live wrestling broadcast, decimating […]

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Quick quiz

Quick quiz 1. What was the name of D’Lo Brown’s disastrous tag team: the Brownies, the Brown Bombers, Lo’Down, or D’Lo & Bro? 2. Ron Simmons, formerly known as Faarooq of the APA was an All-American football player at what college? 3. True or false: The Big Show was traded from “Raw” to “Smackdown” for […]