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The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! | Captain Lou Albano Opens Up

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! | Captain Lou Albano Opens...

For many, wrestler Captain Lou Albano first entered our consciousness as the first live-action Mario in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!
Evel Knievel and Vince McMahon | The Story of a Conman and a Carny

Evel Knievel and Vince McMahon | The Story of a Conman...

Far from being the billionaire we know today, this was 1974, and Vince McMahon was just a 28-year-old fawn whose heart wanted Evel Knievel.
Things did not end well for ex-Smoking Gunn Bart Gunn when professional boxer Butterbean stepped in. WWE Brawl For All tournament, 1998.

BRAWL FOR ALL – The WWE WrestleMania 15 Failure

Brawl for All was a tournament in the WWE featuring wrestlers shootfighting. It resulted in a number of injuries. Here's how it all fell apart in the end.
David Schultz and John Stossel | Slaps Heard Round the Wrestling World

David Schultz and John Stossel | Slaps Heard Round the Wrestling...

The infamous David Schultz and John Stossel incident was a case of trying to preserve kayfabe in late 1984 and it led to serious consequences.
Kayfabe in Professional Wrestling | Untold Stories From a Bygone Era

Kayfabe in Professional Wrestling | Untold Stories From a Bygone Era

Fascinating stories about the days when wrestlers had to preserve kayfabe in public during a time when the business was heavily protected.
Diesel: From Failed Gimmicks to Record-Breaking WWF Champion

Diesel: From Failed Gimmicks to Record-Breaking WWF Champion

Kevin Nash as Diesel ticked all the boxes for Vince McMahon as a world champion. This is the story of his record-breaking WWF title reign.
Earl Hebner raises the arm of Bret "Hitman" Hart after defeating Shawn Michaels at the 1992 Survivor Series pay-per-view.

Bret “Hitman” Hart and his Often Overlooked First WWF Title Reign

We look back on the unlikely first Bret "Hitman" Hart title reign, and how the WWF seemingly could not entirely pull the trigger this first time around.
Bob Backlund - Last of the Old Schoolers, Last of an Era

Bob Backlund – Last of the Old Schoolers, Last of an...

Bob Backlund paid his dues by sleeping in his car, eating tuna from a can, and defeating up to 9 fans from the crowd a night!
This Wrestling Life | Wrestling's Golden Age Reflected Through Poetry

This Wrestling Life | Wrestling’s Golden Age Reflected Through Poetry

The most nostalgic era of wrestling reflected in short, playful rhymes, that marvel at the grand theatre of wrestling from that golden age.
Dynamite Kid of the British Bulldogs and Jacques Rougeau of the Fabulous Rougeaus had a feud that went well beyond the ring.

Dynamite Kid and Jacques Rougeau Fight, Why Vince Stepped In

Problems between Dynamite Kid and Jacques Rougeau led to an epic backstage confrontation and Vince McMahon having to step in.