Category: Opinion

Throwback Thursday: WrestleMania XX (2004)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday! It seems that March 19 was a great day to be a number one contender: El Santo would win one of his four Mexican National Middleweight Championships in 1943; Buddy Fuller and Jesse James would defeat The...

Throwback Thursday: WrestleMania XII (1996)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday! For the first time in a while, we have a date cluttered with memories. March 12 was the day Mae Young, Nidia, and current NXT star Hideo Itami were born in 1923, 1979, and 1981 respectively; the...

G5: Rey Mysterio, Jon Stewart, NZ venues, more

Rey Mysterio was officially released from his WWE contract last week, and has since signed with Mexico’s AAA where he will partner with Alberto El Patron (Alberto Del Rio) and Myzteziz (Mistico/Sin Cara). Will Mysterio’s signing lead to a boom for the Mexican lucha libre style? Daily Show host Jon...

Throwback Thursday: WrestleMania XIX (2003)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday! It seems to be a commonality at the moment, but March 5 was not what one could call a menagerie of memorable moments. There were championship wins for The Fabulous Kangaroos, Mr Kleen & Whipper Billy Watson,...

G5: Samoa Joe, Fastlane, Rhyno, more

Samoa Joe announced his departure from TNA this week. Where should the Samoan Submission Machine go next? WWE Fastlane is live on SKY ARENA and WWE Network this Monday. As the final stop on the Road to WrestleMania 31, do we have high hopes for the event? Rhyno made a surprising appearance...

Throwback Thursday: WCW SuperBrawl V (1995)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday! February 19 is not a day that could be confused as one of supreme importance to the world of professional wrestling, but it does include some noteworthy moments, from the passing of the first world champion of...

G5: WWE Live, Fastlane, NJPW World, more

WWE returns to Australia this year, but not New Zealand. Is it worth making the journey across the ditch for the live WWE experience? Will Daniel Bryan vs. Roman Reigns at Fastlane result in a change to the WrestleMania 31 main event, or are Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns still...

Throwback Thursday: NXT ArRIVAL (2014)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. February 12 was not a big day in WWE history but includes a number of interesting morsels from the wider wrestling world; from One Man Gang’s birth in 1960, to Ted DiBiase defeating Dick Slater for the...

Throwback Thursday: The Main Event (1988)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday! February 5 is a day filled with small titbits of wrestling history, but not many of the more noteworthy moments. However, it is also a day with a number of noteworthy farewells; from Bobby Lashley’s separation with...

Throwback Thursday: Royal Rumble (1995)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday! January 22 is a day filled with plenty of old history, and by that I mean untelevised or just not on the WWE Network; from the birth of Tully Blanchard in 1954, to Gene Kiniski and Killer...