XPW Fire Mishap Avoidable
wrestler Supreme ended his Saturday night passed out on
painkillers after being taken to a Los Angeles hospital
with second degree burns.
Until the flam...[More]
Interview with Former ECW star Nova
--Who influenced you to follow professional wrestling?
i was a big fan of Hogan as a kid, and got into it cause so many
people told me i couldnt do it...
Interview with Dan Severn
-Who influenced you to follow organized competition?
I have been an athlete all my life. If I were to say someone, it
would be an older brother.
-How long have...[More]
The Greatest AWA TV Singles Bouts
We continue to analyze the basic aspects of the "annual AWA TV angle" as sarcastically described by Dave Meltzer. An angle every 3 months was more like it, and it worked most of the time because a) the market was exposed to a limited amount of pro wrestli...[More]
Interview with Legend George Steele
-Do you think wrestling is missing something today, that it may
have had when you competed?
A. The wrestling business today is not the same as it was in 1962
when I started. The athlet...[More]
Interview with Former WCW star Kim Kanner
-Who influenced you to follow professional wrestling?
My father was a Pro-Wrestler, so I was around wrestlers all my life.
If you could re-create the "Shakir...[More]
Interview with ECW star Amish Roadkill
When did you decide you wanted to become a wrestler?
When I was about eight years old.
-How long have you been wrestling professionally?
The Territory That Could Have Been pt.2
Behind the Story So Far
The story of how a Winnipeg wrestling production even got
to the point of being recruited to run shows in the Maritim...[More]
The Territory That Could Have Been pt.1
there were zero fulltime wrestling promotions and only 10
or so spots shows a year in the Maritimes. Some very good
workers in the area and indeed, all of Canada had no where ...[More]
My First Match
June 19th is the anniversary of my first match. Boy, 21 years flies by when you have spent it on ice roads, fighting corrupt commissions, bailing your buddies out of jams, and generally tilting at windmills.
My life had been tossed upside down...[More]
AWA TV Tag Team Classics
TV Tag Team Classics
Like Jim Cornette,I remember risking life and limb to adjust
the TV roof antenna to improve reception from a distant
About our fathers
father had a mixed opinion of wrestling. In the 50's when
even the CBC carried Whipper Watson matches ( til they decided
it was beneath their standards), he watched along with ...[More]
that I saw behind the scenes at XPW was quite unlike any
I've seen before.It mixed the best qualities of the wrestling
and live event (concert)businesses, with little op...[More]
Old building has new life
I rode to the XPW card at the Grand Olympic Auditorium on Saturday with my friend steve Rizzono, baldy Vic Grimes, Pogo the Clown ( Joe Applebaum) and ring announcer Ron Head. This was my first visit to the legendary hall, and the history lesson begins st...[More]
A mark for an old building
The first live wrestling card I saw was in June 1968. The AWA show was probably promoted by Al Tomko,(Alex Turk had stopped bringing in the Vancouver talent like Don Leo or Dr.Jerry in 1966), and it ended up having a lasting impression on my life. The fir...[More]
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from the boys:
Moondog Manson says "After a long hard thought about what I wanted to do, I realized retirement isn't what I wanted. Why would I give these knuckleheads the satisfaction of retirement when I can terrorize them ten fold in the ring.".