Tag: Freddie Blassie
The story of how a rough-and-tumble match between Bruno Sammartino and Freddie Blassie led to a frightening confrontation with the mob in New Jersey.
Many names are lauded while others who have devoted their lives to this business are, in fact, ignored. In this piece, we praise wrestling's unsung.
"Moondog" Lonnie Mayne did things from the heart and proved crazy doesn’t mean crazy if there’s a method behind the madness. This is his memorable story.
The story of how the NWA crushed Ann Gunkel and her outlaw promotion. Betrayal, disloyalty, and mob tactics ran rampant in the historic Battle for Atlanta!
For Freddie Blassie, death threats were frequent. He triggered deaths in Japan, was stabbed by fans 21 times, and was even once doused with acid!
Nikolai Volkoff was a nice man. A beautiful, caring man. And one of the few in this business that nobody, not a single soul, has ever said a bad word about.
While wrestling managers are now out of favor with WWE, some of the best performers haven't been wrestlers: They've been the guys at ringside, getting heat.
We answer: "Why wasn't Bam Bam Bigelow Seen As A Main Eventer?" "Who rounds out Mount Rushmore for wrestling managers?" "Fabulous Moolah?" And more...