Tag: The Rock

Ron Simmons gets hoisted in the air after winning the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on August 2, 1992.

Ron Simmons | The Night He Made History By Becoming WCW...

Here's the story of how, almost at random, Ron Simmons became the first-ever African-American WCW World Champion on August 2nd, 1992.
"Stand back, there's a hurricane coming through!" The time "The Hurricane" Shane Helms upset The Rock! [design: JP Zarka / ProWrestlingStories.com]

The Rock and The Hurricane | The Night a Storm Came...

“Folks, this is going to be a car wreck!” The story of The Rock and The Hurricane, and how they created one of the most over storylines in 2003.
The Rock layeth the smacketh down on Goldberg at WWE Backlash 2003.

Goldberg | A Slew of Mistakes During First WWE Run

Goldberg had a paltry first run in WWE. We take a look at that brief period — a gamble that WWE, and ultimately Goldberg himself, made a mess of.
Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan and Vince McMahon at the 2005 WWE Hall of Fame.

Rocky and Wrestling: How the Italian Stallion Helped Shape WWE

When it comes to the success of the WWE, you can thank three people: Vince McMahon, Terry Bollea, and Sylvester Stallone of Rocky fame.

Austin and McMahon – The Untold Story Behind Their Iconic Rivalry

The Austin and McMahon rivalry took wrestling to great new heights. Here is the shocking truth behind one the greatest rivalries in WWE history.

The People’s Elbow | The Ridiculous Story Behind The Rock’s Iconic...

The Rock's The People's Elbow was never meant to be used more than once. Here is the ridiculous story behind its creation.

Good Advice from Professional Wrestling – They Do the Bleeding, You...

"You don't have to like or respect wrestling. But if you don't understand it, you will lose. If you do study it and learn from it, it can teach you to win."

The Rock vs Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania X8 – The Real...

The Rock vs Hulk Hogan. Icon vs Icon. One of the greatest matches in WrestleMania history, but things did not go as planned!

Wrestler Cameos in Music Videos

Music videos were one of the main aspects that brought the then-WWE into the limelight, and there have been wrestler cameos in music videos ever since.

WWE Gang Wars – How Factions Changed the Wrestling Landscape in...

The WWE gang wars felt real as the segregation and stereotypes portrayed existed within the world. It all came to life each week back in 1997 and 1998.