Posts tagged with "Mick Foley"

Twitter responds to the death of WWE Legend, Dusty Rhodes

Twitter responds to the death of WWE Legend, Dusty Rhodes
Today the world of professional wrestling lost an icon, as “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes passed away. Rhodes first appeared in the wrestling industry in the late 1960’s and rose to fame and glory thanks to his son of plumber character and his incredible charisma both in and out of the ring. When his in ring career ended Rhodes, real name Virgil Runnels, continued to work in the business he loved behind the scenes and in recent years was... 

Modern Smarkism: A Brief Look

Modern Smarkism: A Brief Look
Over the many years since its inception, wrestling has been through many transformations. From the early days of the Greek Olympic sport, to the strong-man carnival attractions, and ending with the modern spectacular of World Wrestling Entertainment, amongst other companies, the manly soap opera has evolved with the times, as well as the fan base. But let us start with the earliest form of wrestling as most of us know: The boom of television wrestling. The... 

WWE Ladies And Gentlemen, My Name Is Paul Heyman Blu-ray Review

WWE Ladies And Gentlemen, My Name Is Paul Heyman Blu-ray Review
Paul Heyman. A name that means many different things to many different people. To classic wrestling fans, he’s a manager from WCW. To others, he’s a commentator or the father of ECW. Modern audiences will know him best for being the advocate for Brock Lesnar and CM Punk amongst others. There’s no doubt that Heyman’s a guy that has had his fingers in many pies over the last nearly three decades – and I was very surprised... 

WWE Best of Raw-After The Show Blu-Ray Review

WWE Best of Raw-After The Show Blu-Ray Review
Whether it is celebrating a WWE cameraman’s birthday, bouncing beach balls, beer baths (not recently anyway) or tearful tributes these are probably not what you would expect to see in the WWE and under normal circumstances you would be right. But in the case of this new WWE home video release, these things are in fact just the tip of the iceberg! The purpose of this release is to lift the lid on what goes on in the arenas after the cameras stop... 

WWE 2K14 Review

WWE 2K14 Review
When THQ announced that it was selling off its assets and closing down, the gaming world waited with baited breath to see who would swoop in and save their various titles and licences from a potential demise. As time went by, one by one the various projects were picked up by numerous publishers, yet the WWE franchise was still missing a home. For a minute it seemed that for the first time in the franchise’s long storied history it was under... 

WWE 2K14 Roster: Who is in and Who is out?

WWE 2K14 Roster: Who is in and Who is out?
Every year around this time the gaming world is awash with news about the latest WWE video game title and this year is no different. The 2K Sports produced title has already announced a plethora of new features. One such feature is The 30 Years of Wrestlemania mode, in which you compete in 46 classic Wrestlemania matches that span the 30 year history of the PPV and are split into five chapters (Hulkamania Runs Wild, The New Generation, Attitude Era,... 

WWE Live in the UK April 2013 Review

WWE Live in the UK April 2013 Review
Following on from the mighty record setting Wrestlemania 29, the unstoppable force that is the WWE returned to our shores, as the aftermath was let loose in arenas all across the country. Once again, those wonderful people at Freemantle Media have pieced together some of the best moments from the tour into the 2 disc set WWE Live in the UK April 2013. Straight away, you know that this is going to be a special tour, as not only did The Undertaker make... 

WWE Wrestlemania 29 DVD Review

WWE Wrestlemania 29 DVD Review
The following review where possible will try to avoid spoilers. Wrestlemania; it is referred to by many as the showcase of the immortals and every year the best talent from the world’s premier sports entertainment company, the WWE, compete in a series of matches with the goal of having their Wrestlemania moment. A moment that will last a lifetime and in doing so forever cement their place, their legacy, in the annals of sports entertainment history.  This... 

WWE DVD Review: For All Mankind: Mick Foley

WWE DVD Review: For All Mankind: Mick Foley
Whether you know him as Mrs Foley’s Baby Boy, Jack Foley, Cactus Jack, Dude Love, The King Of The Death Match, Mankind, The Hardcore Legend, A New York Times Best Selling Author or just plain old Mick Foley, there is no doubt that he is a multitalented sports entertainer. So with a long overdue induction into the WWE Hall Of Fame recently achieved, it is no wonder that the WWE would want to celebrate him with a special three disc DVD set that... 

WWE Survivor Series 2012 DVD Review

WWE Survivor Series 2012 DVD Review
Survivor Series – one of the big four pay per view events of the WWE calendar. The second longest running event after Wrestlemania – a tag team based PPV that all wrestling fans look forward to. Survivor Series is enriched with history and this year’s is no exception! A main event featuring CM Punk defending his mammoth WWE championship reign against multi-time WWE champ John Cena and eager title shot monster Ryback. A traditional... 
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