Over the last couple of years, I’ve been on a quest to pen love letters to my ten favorite wrestling matches. Nine of them have already been written. With one more to go, here are my honorable mentions.
Macho Man Randy Savage
On March 29, 1987 at WrestleMania III there were 78,000 fans who were enthralled with every slam, punch and suplex thrown in a match that involved two of the best wrestlers on the planet. When the final bell rang at14:35 in the contest, Ricky… Read More ›
The Madness versus The Thunder, Ooh Yeah!
After all this time, it’s finally official. Macho Man Randy Savage will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame the night before WrestleMania 31. Regardless of what anyone thinks of the HOF’s legitimacy, Savage’s induction is long past due…. Read More ›
In the Summer of 1996, Professional Wrestling’s Monday Night Wars were heating up. The nWo became an instant ratings bonanza for World Championship Wrestling while the World Wrestling Federation was struggling for their piece of the pie. In August… Read More ›
Conquistador is Spanish for “conquerors” and is applied to Spaniard soldiers who explored the New World in the 16th century. In the late 1980’s, the squared circle of the World Wrestling Federation were treated to Conquistadors of a different variety. Gone were the… Read More ›
(Blog I wrote for gerweck.net) As the WWE celebrates the 25th anniversary of their summer time extravaganza, a trip down memory lane seemed appropriate. 1988 was not only the first installment of this popular yearly event, but the first pay-per-view… Read More ›