Tully Blanchard vs. Magnum T.A. ("I Quit" Cage Match at Starrcade 1985)

Okay everyone: THIS. IS. WRESTLING.

Above is the final 8:30 minutes of the “I Quit” Steel Cage Match at NWA Starrcade 1985 between Tully Blanchard (Champion; accompanied by Baby Doll) and Magnum T.A. (Challenger) for the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship. This match (in its entirety, anyway) embodies my opinions of the best types of wrestling matches: it depended more on telling the story of the match to the audience through the flow of the match, rather than depend on a series of disjointed short spots like most wrestling matches today do.   Continue reading “Tully Blanchard vs. Magnum T.A. ("I Quit" Cage Match at Starrcade 1985)”

Please WWE, bring back the old Undisputed Title Belt

PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEASE, Bring THIS belt back!!! This Sunday at WWE SummerSlam, WWE Champion John Cena will face WWE Champion CM Punk.  Yes, you read that correctly; both men are recognized as WWE Champion. Here’s some backstory: Punk defeated Cena last month for the title at the “Money in the Bank” pay-per-view, his contract expired that midnight, and he left WWE.  I posted a previous blog concerning … Continue reading Please WWE, bring back the old Undisputed Title Belt

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