Posts tagged with "Ric Flair"

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... 

The Nature Boy Ric Flair is headed to a town near you

The Nature Boy Ric Flair is headed to a town near you
‘The Nature Boy’ Ric Flair is a true wrestling Legend and has dominated the Pro Wrestling scene for more than four decades, and whether appearing with NWA, WCW, TNA or WWE, he’s always a main-eventer. The 16-time World Champion (21 if you ask him) ruled the roost everywhere he went, not only as a Champion, but as a  general manager, and integral part of numerous factions that not only changed the face of wrestling, but introduced a... 

WWE: The Best of Sting DVD and Blu Ray Review

WWE: The Best of Sting DVD and Blu Ray Review
Before the united era of WWE, there wasn’t just one major wrestling company in America. WWE’s biggest rival through the ages was a company that had its roots in the NWA, but soon became a company of its own; WCW. Like any wrestling company, WCW needed a top face for its company, and this DVD/Blu-ray looks at the wrestler many feel was the company man for WCW, a man that has still not wrestled under the Vince McMahon banner… The... 

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 – Batista: The Animal Unleashed Blu-ray Review

WWE – Batista: The Animal Unleashed Blu-ray Review
You almost have to feel sorry for Dave Batista. Here’s a guy that made his way up through the company, from working with Reverend D-Von to getting his big break in Evolution alongside some of the biggest names in the industry. From there, Batista became a bona fide main eventer, headlining PPVs and holding both the World Heavyweight and WWE championships numerous times. Yet somewhere along the way, fans fell out of love with ‘The Animal’ and... 

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 – Shawn Michaels – Mr Wrestlemania DVD review

WWE – Shawn Michaels – Mr Wrestlemania DVD review
While it’s easy to think of Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin, The Rock and John Cena as the biggest names to ever grace a wrestling ring, when it comes to actual in-ring performance there’s always another name thrown into the mix – Shawn Michaels. He may not have crossed over into the mainstream as an action star, he never had the bodybuilder type look or anything like that, but you always knew that once that bell rang he would put on a... 

Challenge TV and TNA sign multi-year deal

Challenge TV and TNA sign multi-year deal
After several successful years working together, American wrestling promotion TNA and UK television channel Challenge have signed a multi-year deal to continue their partnership. TNA Impact Wrestling has grown substantially over the last few years and become the most viewed wrestling show in this country, presenting their own unique brand of action. Every year the roster travels to the UK to give fans a live experience they will never forget, and... 

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,... 
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