Remembering the Ultimate Warrior Getting PWN’D by Undertaker and Jake “The Snake” Roberts…

Ultimate-Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior is one of the most recognized, energetic, and interesting personalities in the history of professional wrestling. With his shocking passing a mere days after being inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame before WrestleMania 30 in 2014 (and rebuilding his bridge with WWE), his legendary career took to new heights. While he has been part of the best (winning the WWE Championship from Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania 6) and worst moments of wrestling history, I wanted to take the time to focus on the two moments in WWE where he was convincingly shown as an underdog (which means the angle with Papa Shango will NOT be discussed; ugh)… Continue reading “Remembering the Ultimate Warrior Getting PWN’D by Undertaker and Jake “The Snake” Roberts…”

Let’s Check Out Muhammad Ali’s Involvement with WWE…

This past Monday night on WWE Monday Night RAW, the WWE produced a heartfelt and emotional tribute to “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali, who passed away late Friday night, June 3rd 2016.  The WWE took a look back on Ali’s groundbreaking career, as he left an indelible mark on the worlds of boxing and sports-entertainment. Continue reading “Let’s Check Out Muhammad Ali’s Involvement with WWE…”

“Beyond the Mat,” The 1999 Pro Wrestling Documentary

One of favorite film genres are documentaries, and one of those movies is Barry W. Blaustein’s 1999 project Beyond the Mat.  I remember seeing commercials for this film while watching WWF Shotgun Saturday night (remember that, fellow wrestling fans) and anticipating its release.  I would later be gifted the VHS  release of the film as a Christmas gift from my parents in 2001 and watched it non-stop for several weeks.  Beyond the Mat is by far one of my favorite professional wrestling documentaries (next to Wrestling with Shadows and The Rise & Fall of ECW) of all time, and one that any fan of pro wrestling and/or documentaries should take the time and watch.   Continue reading ““Beyond the Mat,” The 1999 Pro Wrestling Documentary”