Even if WWE’s brand of sports entertainment has loosened its restrictions on PG content by using “bad words” and showing bloody lips and noses, they are still cracking down – and rightfully so – on chair shots. Specifically, WWE has fined Triple H and The Undertaker for an undisclosed sum regarding the chair shot from… Continue reading Triple H, Undertaker fined for chairshot at WWE WrestleMania XXVII
I was just getting into professional wrestling in 1997, one of the hottest years in quite some time. I didn’t grow up watching Bret Hart, Owen Hart, the British Bulldog, or anybody else. I didn’t realize the weight that Montreal carried with it. But in the years since, as a self-proclaimed wrestling historian, I have… Continue reading DVD Review – WWE’s Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology
Written 9/22/10 about the 9/21/10 tapings Last night, WWE taped segments for last night’s NXT, next week’s NXT, and this week’s Friday Night SmackDown for their first TV tapings inside the US Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Illinois. In a dark match, Tyler Reks pinned a local jobber, whose name sounded like Jesus Espinosa. Since NXT… Continue reading WWE NXT and Friday Night Smackdown results from Bloomington, Ill.
I’m going to say that for my money, the Undertaker is the most interesting character that professional wrestling has ever created. From his beginnings, he was touted as a dead human being whose powers came from an urn in the possession of the Undertaker’s manager, Paul Bearer. Luckily, WWE and the Undertaker evolved into something… Continue reading WWE DVD review: The Undertaker’s Deadliest Matches