• Wrestling Rewind: That Time President-Elect Donald Trump Attacked Vince McMahon

    Well, it’s over. The 2016 Presidential Election has come and gone, and the result is as shocking as Brock Lesnar pinning The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXX to end The Deadman’s undefeated streak at the Show of Shows: Donald Trump is the President-Elect of the United States of America. Cue Ellis...
  • Wrestling Rewind: Antonio Inoki Challenges Muhammad Ali

    In the spring of 1975, boxing legend Muhammad Ali sent out a challenge of sorts in a few short words that served as the background for one of the most important sports moments of the decade. While meeting Japanese Amateur Wrestling Association president Ichiro Hatta, Ali was quoted as...
  • Invasion Rewind: Monday Night Raw (April 2, 2001)

    In 2001, the World Wrestling Federation purchased their competition, World Championship Wrestling, and officially became a wrestling monopoly. In doing so, it spawned one of the most interesting eras in wrestling history, as for the first time ever, all of the top-shelf talent in the profession were under one...
  • #TBT: Raven & Tommy Dreamer vs. The Dudleys

    With the Dudleys back in WWE, tag team wrestling has been revived. But more importantly for us Philly fans, the spirit of ECW has also been rekindled. On this day in wrestling history, those damn Dudleys defended the ECW Tag Team titles against Tommy Dreamer, flying solo. It was...
  • #TBT: Shane Douglas Ignites ECW

    On this day in 1994, Eastern Championship Wrestling hosted a tournament to crown a new NWA World Heavyweight Champion. What was supposed to be the dawning of a new era for the wrasslin’ empire became the final nail in its coffin. 2 Cold Scorpio battled Shane Douglas in the...
  • #TBT: John Cena vs. Edge, SummerSlam 06

    As John Cena prepares to win his record-tying 16th WWE World Heavyweight Championship this Sunday, let’s rewind to almost a decade ago when Cena was once again the challenger heading into SummerSlam. His rivalry with Edge elevated both WWE Superstars to legendary status, and their 2006 main event delivered...
  • #TBT: Remembering Brian Adams, Lance Cade

    On this day in pro wrestling history, Brian Adams and Lance Cade both passed away, three years apart. As Evan Cross examined pro wrestling’s death toll last week, these two names became statistics along with hundreds of other men and women who plied their trade in the squared circle....
  • #TBT: The Most Famous Piper’s Pit

    We’re still mourning the death of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the ultimate wrasslin’ villain of WWE. A verbal assassin, Piper gained his heat by snapping insults at the fans and their favorites on a weekly basis on Piper’s Pit, the premiere talk-show that paved the way for the Highlight Reel,...
  • #TBT: The Brawl to End It All

    31 years ago today, the road to the inaugural WrestleMania began as MTV presented The Brawl to End It All. The main event of the one-hour special featured Wendi Richter, with pop sensation Cyndi Lauper in her corner, challenging Women’s Champion Fabulous Moolah, with Captain Lou Albano managing the...
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