Tag: Freddie Blassie

Bruno Sammartino Saves Freddie Blassie From Being Killed By The Mob!

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.

Wrestling’s Unsung | Those History Hasn’t Been Kind To

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.

Lonnie Mayne – The Glass Eating, Raw Meat Chewing Original Moondog!

"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.

Battle for Atlanta | How The NWA Crushed Ann Gunkel’s Outlaw...

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!

Freddie Blassie – The Truth (and Somewhere In-Between)

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: Farewell to a Legend, Hero, and Friend

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.
Jim Cornette is No. 2 on our list of greatest managers of all time. Cornette remains a vital part of wrestling history and the wrestling industry overall through his podcasts, The Jim Cornette Experience and Jim Cornette's Drive-Thru. (Photo: WWE.com)

The Top 10 Wrestling Managers of All Time (and the Five...

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.

ASK PWS: “Why wasn’t BAM BAM BIGELOW Seen As A Main...

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...