Check Out this Awesome WWE Old School 8-Bit Fan Art!!

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We here at The PractitioNERD enjoy when the worlds of art meet professional wrestling (see HERE and HERE), and this story is no different. Al Creed, a Canadian artist, uses a minimal, old-school (and very 8-bit) design technique to create unique, classic video-game inspired images of WWE and NXT Superstars. Here’s Al to tell you a little more about himself after the break. Also, yes, that IS Macho Man Randy Savage as Bonesaw from 2002’s Spider-Man on the top row, 2nd from the right. OOOOOH YEEEEEAH!!!! Continue reading “Check Out this Awesome WWE Old School 8-Bit Fan Art!!”

Watch A 2-Year-Old Adorably Names 20 WWE Wrestlers by Their Intros

It’s official: two-year-old Beckett Sage is the biggest (and youngest) WWE superfan.  The video above shows the toddler calling out 20 WWE wrestlers just from hearing tiny intro snippets of their theme songs.  Even though he’s not quite able to fully pronounce their names, it’s very clear that he knows his pro wrestlers. Now, all together now: D’AAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!! Continue reading Watch A 2-Year-Old Adorably Names 20 WWE Wrestlers by Their Intros

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WWE.com’s Most Underrated Superstars

After one of Joey Styles’ Twitter followers suggested that WWE Classics should do a list on some of the most underrated superstars in WWE history over a month ago, the Classics’ department dabbled in the idea of a roundtable discussion with several editors and in-house Hall-of-Famer Howard Finkel.  Ultimately, the decision was made to ask a group of people would would understand professional wrestling nowadays more than anyone else would — the current WWE superstars.

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WWE vs. TNA vs. ROH. Who Wins? Wrestling Fans Win!!

Later this month, Ring of Honor Wrestling (ROH) will return to television from HDNet, to the more-available Sinclair Broadcast Group networks (includes over-the-air stations Fox, ABC, The CW, and MyNetworkTV).  With ROH’s return to television, the professional wrestling scene in the United States will become more interesting, especially since World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) are already in the picture.  Why is that, you ask. One word: COMPETITION.   Continue reading “WWE vs. TNA vs. ROH. Who Wins? Wrestling Fans Win!!”