It’s WIRed #100!

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Dear God, it actually happened! It’s time for Episode 100 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses cave churches, Raspberry ‘PiPhones’, Minecrafting Watch_Dogs & HBK on the End of the Taker’s Streak! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “It’s WIRed #100!”

Shawn Michaels Reveals About ‘The Streak’ Ending on Jim Ross’s podcast

The Ross ReportRecently, Shawn Michaels was a guest on Jim Ross’ podcast, The Ross Report, and at around the forty-minute mark he revealed in the interview that the decision to end The Undertaker’s undefeated WrestleMania streak — which I may of may not have ranted and resolved already… — was made roughly four hours before last month’s WrestleMania 30 program went to air.  Michaels stated that at the end of the day, the final and absolute decision came down to WWE owner and chairman, Vince McMahon.  Ross himself stated that he “wouldn’t be surprised if the decision for The Streak to end did not happen at the eleventh hour. Or the weekend of,” with Michaels confirming that is was “four hours” before that show began.

Regarding the result of the match:
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Smokey Mountian Wrestling – Shawn Michaels vs. Buddy Landell (1995)

There’s  a special moment in professional wrestling when the fans lose their minds when they see a wrestler from Promotion A suddenly show up at a show hosted by Promotion B.  Smokey Mountain Wrestling’s co-founder and owner Jim Cornette signed a working agreement with the World Wrestling Federation to trade talent, manage and serve as an on-air talent for that company to become a financially successful independent promotion. In match below (after the break), WWF Intercontinental Champion “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels defends the title against “The Nature Boy” Buddy Landell at the SMW Super Bowl of Wrestling event, on August 4th, 1995 at the Civic Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Smokey Mountain Wrestling operated from October 1991 to December 1995, and though the promotion was relatively short-lived, it was held in high-regard for the quality of the matches, talent, and traditional in-ring and storyline style.  Watch the entire match by clicking here ==>   Continue reading “Smokey Mountian Wrestling – Shawn Michaels vs. Buddy Landell (1995)”