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Return of The House Show

Return of The House Show

Epico and Primo are your new WWE tag team champions! …And it happened at a house show! I absolutely LOVE that! There is no need for title changes to be exclusively reserved for televised events. Thenight Hogan beat the Shiek at the Garden, no one knew it was coming. The night Savage beat Sanatana for the IC title in Boston, no one knew it was coming. The nights Bret defeated Flair in Saskatoon, Diesel defeated … Read entire article »

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DieHard Derek Joins The Greg DeMarco Show

When people read DieHard Derek’s comments and opinions on the pro wrestling business – they tend to feel that I come from the perspective where the glass is half empty rather than being half full. Truth of the matter is, that in this business – the glass IS half empty! And so if the brain capacity. I’m not trying to be negative, but I am offering strong constructive criticism. Not because I know better than those there (although I most likely do) but because I’d like to educate the new generation of wrestling fans in the true art form of pro wrestling. When I fell in love with the business many moons ago, there was a magic. There was a formula. There was common fucking sense! What you youngsters see and … Read entire article »

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Tales From The Booker Launches

Tales From The Booker Launches

I get TONS of emails asking about my time n the pro wrestling industry and if I have any interesting stories that I can share. For the most part, I like to keep most of my experiences to myself because I’m not the type to kiss and tell. Don’t take that in the literal sense. I’m not talking about stories of me fucking female wrestlers and ring rats. I mean that in the general sense … Read entire article »

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Blast From The Past: The Rockers Break Up on Barber Shop

Blast From The Past: The Rockers Break Up on Barber Shop

Anybody remember when feuds meant something? Remember when a heel turn was something you’d talk about with your wrestling friends for weeks? Remember the significance of tag team partners? I bet some of you young-lings are like, what’s a tag team? Who ever thought that the bleach blonde party boy Shawn Michaels would become arguably the greatest performer in the history of the business? I knew Shawn was going to be a mega heel and … Read entire article »

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Blast From The Past: Flair Arrives In WWE and Confronts Hogan

Blast From The Past: Flair Arrives In WWE and Confronts Hogan

I remember being a kid and hearing all the stories about Ric Flair. I grew up in Brooklyn, and didn’t get NWA programming. So I heard of the legend through the pages of Pro Wrestling Illustrated. I always dreamed of a match between Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair – and in 1991, my dream came true. When there was talk of Ric Flair coming tot he WWE, I didn’t know what to think. I was baffled … Read entire article »

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Blast From The Past: Savage/Strike Force vs. Honky/Harts (Cage Match)

Blast From The Past: Savage/Strike Force vs. Honky/Harts (Cage Match)

Ah, the good ol’ days of pro wrestling. Here is a rare match that took place at the Boston Garden in 1988. Macho Man Randy Savage teams up with Strike Force (Tito Santana and Rick Martel) to take on the team of HonkyTonk Mam and The Hart Foundation! Not only do we have old school six-man tag team action, but these legends are trapped in the confines of a flesh eating steel cage! This could … Read entire article »

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