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Lasting legacies that stand the test of time in a positive are very hard to obtain, they can take many years to establish and mistakes along the way can end them in an instant. When you look at the history of professional wrestling, there are few performers that had as big of an impact on the wrestling business for almost 50 years like the “Nature Boy” Ric Flair. Often called one of if not the GOAT amongst fans for his matches in this business and his sheer status as an icon in this business. There are very few performers that…

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I seriously adore Thunder Rosa since her NWA days, her passion for wrestling is noticeable while her character development continues to grow with each feud she has throughout various promotions. When AEW bought Rosa’s NWA contract I was intrigued because she would finally have the chance to show her talents to a wider audience, and it should be said that she more than surpassed expectations with feuds against the likes of Britt Baker where she proved to be one of the best women in the AEW roster has. I had always said that Thunder Rosa was destined to beat Britt…

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Kamille is interested in a Champion vs. Champion match. With the NWA Alwayz Ready pay-per-view ahead, Kamille reflects on her reign and the forbidden door. The NWA Women’s World Champion Kamille spoke with WrestleZone about the last NWA PPV and her championship. Related to the forbidden door, Kamille has been there before. Kamille defended her title against All Elite Wrestling’s Leyla Hirsch at NWA Empowerrr last year, also appearing on AEW TV in the lead-up to the event. During the podcast, she expressed why she likes the concept in small doses but she’d be open to a cross-promotional match down the line.…

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“If you’re not trying to be heavyweight champion, then you’re in the wrong business” – Stone Cold Steve Austin This is a quote that one of if not the biggest draw in the history of the business and a 6-time WWF Champion, WWE HOFamer, Stone Cold Steve Austin has said multiple times over the years. What I believe Austin meant by that is typically the world champion is the wrestler that shows strong drive, motivation and dedication to the business and your craft. You are willing to put in the time and the effort and be the leader of the…

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Now before I get any hate for this, I asked that you hear me out. It is undeniable that Matt Cardona has had the best 2-year run of any of the wrestlers that were released by WWE in 2020. From a guy that was constantly called Mid-Cardona and many wrestlers, fans and WWE corporate writing him off as someone that could never amount to anything above the mid-card, he has been showing the world he is more than their vision of him. I wrote an article a few months ago, that Cardona’s WWE release was probably the best thing that could…

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In the history of professional wrestling there have been a lot of talents that have come and gone, some became legends and others completely forgotten about but Monty Brown is a talent that fans that remember his short run in the business as what could have been or the one that got away. It is often said that to truly succeed in the wrestling business you need IT factor, as it is not something that could be taught or learned, you either have it or you don’t, and Monty Brown definitely had it. The IT factor for those that don’t…

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Professional wrestling has had its share of characters over the years especially those of a dark nature, connect with the fanbases and one of the best that has emerged in the past 10-years is Pentagon Jr. In Mexico, the Lucha mask is sacred and taken very seriously by the luchadores that wear them. Tradition is that you never remove your mask unless you lose it as part of a stipulation in a match. Not knowing what the performer looks like without the mask adds a level of mystique and intrigue to the character. Honestly, not much is known about the…

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The world today seems so divided in all aspects of tribalism of this us vs them culture, which has really created a toxic society. From me professional wrestling was an escape from everyday problems and stress, where for a few hours I can be entertained. However, as I wrote about months ago, the negativity and this toxic culture really needs to stop. Wrestling seems to be divided into three main different groups of fans (I’m sure there are other groups that prefer a different brand than the big two as well, but I want to focus on these three): 1) AEW…

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How could a tour that featured the two biggest wrestling stars of the 80s facing each other in the main event fail? Well in this article I will discuss their history with each other, what led to the tour and give my opinions on why this failed. It is the tour that everyone involved wants you to forget that it ever happened. Much like Hogan’s match with Paul Wight in Memphis in 2007, it is a story in the chapter of Hogan’s career that exposed his drawing power was not what it used to be. Between the two of them, Flair…

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Almost a week ago, I posted an article about Scott Hall’s legacy in this business, it was one of the hardest pieces I ever had to write, but one of my favorites once it was done. This article was written and posted while Scott Hall was on life support and would pass away a few hours later. That night’s Raw featured the standard opening of in tribute that WWE typically does when a legend passes away, but in addition all through the night the wrestlers of today that were fans of Scott Hall growing up and were inspired by him paid…

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