Posts tagged with "WCW"

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... 

The Road Is Jericho: Epic Stories and Rare Matches From Y2J

The Road Is Jericho: Epic Stories and Rare Matches From Y2J
Y2J fans rejoice: the ‘Highlight’ is back with an all new DVD/Blu-ray, The Road Is Jericho: Epic Stories and Rare Matches From Y2J,  set for release on March 16th. This release is a little different from the classic “where they grew up, how they broke into the business and where they are now” documentary-style release the WWE usually put out, and that’s a good thing. In The Road is Jericho, we join Y2J in his limo on route to 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 Brothers of Destruction Greatest Matches DVD Review

WWE Brothers of Destruction Greatest Matches DVD Review
The Undertaker and Kane are two of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE. Half brothers in kayfabe, the two men are both multiple time World Heavyweight Champions, and one could attribute much of their success to the existence of one another, as Kane’s character was created to be a foil to that of the Undertaker himself. Despite all of their rivalries and violent history with each other, the brothers went on to also be a successful... 

Sean O’Haire, former WWE wrestler, passes away at 43

Sean O’Haire, former WWE wrestler, passes away at 43
Sean O’Haire, real name Sean Christopher Haire, a former WWE and WCW wrestler was found to have committed suicide via hanging on Monday, according to information released by local police. The reports broke out over social media earlier today, with fellow wrestler and WCW alumni Scotty Riggs being one of the first to break the news via Twitter. Sean was known by many for his runs in WCW as a part of tag teams with Mark Jindrak and Chuck Palumbo,... 

WWE OMG! Volume 2 – The Top 50 Incidents In WCW History DVD review

WWE OMG! Volume 2 – The Top 50 Incidents In WCW History DVD review
While many fans long for the days of the Monday Night Wars where we had two rival companies fighting for top dog status in the wrestling industry, it is a treat for long term wrestling aficionados to be able to view compilations of ECW, WCW and other companies released under the WWE banner. There’s a huge amount of rich history going back through names such as Ric Flair, Sting, Lex Luger and all the biggest names in the industry over the years,... 

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... 

TNA Interview with Jeremy Borash

TNA Interview with Jeremy Borash
If you’re a fan of TNA or wrestling in general, then you’ll know that it’s not just the in-ring stars that make a company successful. Names like Paul Heyman, Vince McMahon and Eric Bischoff will always be synonymous with the industry and they are the men that drive its success. It’s not always the big men with the big money however. In terms of pushing a company to new heights, there’s no man more hands-on and loyal... 

WCW’S GREATEST PPV MATCHES VOL.1 Blu-ray Review

WCW’S GREATEST PPV MATCHES VOL.1 Blu-ray Review
With the WWE Network launching in recent months in the US, the demand for retro content is now higher than ever. Sadly it’s unavailable in the UK at the moment (officially) so these efforts from WWE Home Video are still very much appreciated by those fans who love watching WCW content. Here, we are treated to some of the best pay per view matches in the history of World Championship Wrestling, known for its high flying cruiserweight action,... 
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