Mr. Perfect vs. Ric Flair: Loser Leaves WWE (1993)

This is the definition of a classic match with a classic build; both leading up to the match and the match itself. Not a lot of people talk about “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig and Ric Flair’s “Loser Leaves WWE” match from early-1993. Not only was it one of the best (FREE) RAW matches of all time, it was one of the WWE’s best matches PERIOD, and should have put Hennig over as one of the top babyfaces in the company. Unfortunately, the rivalry came up on the short end of feuds against “The All-American/Lex Express” Lex Luger and “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels throughout the rest of 1993, and essentially letting this memorable RAW moment be cast aside. Continue reading “Mr. Perfect vs. Ric Flair: Loser Leaves WWE (1993)”

The Facts Behind the ‘Thorn In Your Eye’ Theme from RAW is WAR

If you were a wrestling fan in the mid-1990’s, then you recall the infamous ‘Monday Night Wars‘ between WWF and WCW, particularly the Monday night shows ‘RAW is WAR‘ and ‘Monday Nitro’. While the theme to ‘Monday Nitro’ was a fairly rousing instrumental track, the theme to ‘RAW is WAR’ was a hard-driving, heavy metal song with somewhat unintelligible lyrics. The name of the song is called ‘Thorn In Your Eye,” performed by a band called Slam Jam, which is comprised of a who’s-who of heavy metal all-stars. Continue reading “The Facts Behind the ‘Thorn In Your Eye’ Theme from RAW is WAR”