If you are a sports fan, then you have already heard about the 30 For 30 television series. It is one of the best shows that ESPN produces. Some of the best athletes in history have been featured in their own episode. Ric Flair is about to join that group. His agent has announced that filming will begin soon. He noted that the network will put together segments to highlight the legacy of Flair.
October 31, 2015
When you pack a show with the likes of Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Undertaker, you expect fans to tune in since those are four of the most beloved performers in the history of the business. WWE was rather disappointed to find out today that the numbers were not nearly what they were expecting. The television rating and viewership for the episode only increased slightly, which is a disappointment.
October 20, 2015
The history books were changed when Kevin Nash and Scott Hall left WWE for WCW. New details from that chapter have been revealed. During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Hall revealed that one of the reasons why Nash was willing to leave the promotion was because management sided with Bret Hart in his decision to refuse to take the power bomb finisher. Nash felt that management did not have enough respect for him.
October 7, 2015
During a conference call with the media, Triple H was asked about when WWE would crown their first black world champion. Showing how adept he is with public relations, he quickly dismissed the question by noting that The Rock and Booker T have already accomplished that. He wondered out loud why people do not remember two of the more recognizable names in the history of professional wrestling.
October 7, 2015
A post on YouTube where WWE highlights the 31 greatest chokeslams in the history of the company. While several performers are being shown in this segment, the belief is that management had this put together as a way to showcase both Kane and Undertaker, who have big matches at Hell in a Cell.
October 5, 2015
In a rather bold statement, Steve Austin revealed during a podcast interview that he was going to boycott Wrestlemania next year if WWE does not induct Michael Hayes into the hall of fame as an individual. Austin feels that Hayes should have been inducted when the pay per view was in Georgia. He thinks that Dallas would be a suitable place because of the history that Hayes and the Von Erich family created in that region.
October 5, 2015
When it comes to worthiness, there really should be no questions about the Fabulous Freebirds and their place in professional wrestling history. That's why many in WWE are pushing for them to be inducted when Wrestlemania takes place in Dallas, which is where they made the most impact on the industry. The only thing preventing it from being a surefire thing is the fact that Michael Hayes was once involved in a racial controversy backstage.
October 2, 2015
A lot of wrestling fans know of David Von Erich because of the long and rich history of his family. The guy was once big enough that he was pegged to become the NWA World Heavyweight Champion. However, what a lot of people don't know about is that Von Erich loved to raise and sell horses. He actually made quite the fortune in that industry. Professional wrestling was a passion and not a needed job for him.
October 1, 2015