Tag: Jerry Lawler

Sputnik Monroe | The Rebel Who Changed The Status Quo in Memphis

Sputnik Monroe | The Rebel Who Changed The Status Quo in...

The remarkable story of the grappler who tirelessly fought to end segregation in Memphis and the whole of the South, Sputnik Monroe.
Andy Kaufman changed wrestling into sports entertainment whether he knew it or not, and his feud with Jerry Lawler brought Memphis wrestling to the fore.

Andy Kaufman & Jerry Lawler – The Feud That Took Memphis...

Andy Kaufman changed wrestling into sports entertainment whether he knew it or not, and his feud with Jerry Lawler brought Memphis wrestling to the fore.
Chris Jericho Joins a Long List of Champs Whose Title Belts Went Missing

Chris Jericho Joins a Long List of Champs Whose Title Belts...

Chris Jericho was crowned AEW champion. And then someone ELSE took the title. This isn’t the first time a title belt has been stolen or come up missing.
Randy Savage faces off against Ricky Steamboat at WrestleMania III, a match that inspired a generation.

Randy Savage and his Unorthodox Approach to Calling a Match

Randy Savage was detail-oriented and was known to write out his matches step-by-step prior to bell time. This was often met with criticism from his peers...

Randy Savage and Bill Dundee – Their Legendary Fight Involving a...

The fight between Randy Savage and Bill Dundee was a huge part of Memphis Wrestling history. Here are the events that led to their infamous scuffle.

Jerry Lawler – Becoming a WWE Commentator, Dishes on Vince, JR,...

On December 3rd, 1994, an hour before going live, the career of Jerry Lawler changed forever after one WWE legend unexpectedly left for WCW.

The View From the Ring: Tales from a Wrestling Referee at...

After 10 years away, our writer and wrestling referee, Bobby Mathews chronicles what it was like to make a return to the indy scene.

Battling Demons: ‘The Texas Tornado’ Kerry Von Erich

Kerry Von Erich was one of the top stars in the world of wrestling. He was a hero to thousands of fans across the country. Instead, tragedy struck.

Wrestling and Politics: Strange Bedfellows

Wrestling and Politics can be fraught with backroom deals and double-crosses, shady associations and enormous egos. See why many wrestlers pursue politics!

The WWE Controversy Seldom Talked About From 1993

At Survivor Series 1993, a WWE controversy outside of the ring caused Jerry Lawler to be hastily taken off television tapings with no explanation.