Archive for the ‘Mike Mooneyham’ Category

Wrestling imparted life lessons to Eblen Charities’ Bill Murdock


– Mike Mooneyham

Bill Murdock is co-founder and executive director of Eblen Charities.

 

You won’t see many photos of Bill Murdock floating around social media.

It’s not because the Arden, N.C., resident is withdrawn or camera-shy. Far from it.

 

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Bad blood brewing between Scott Steiner, Hulk Hogan


– Mike Mooneyham

It’s a match that will never happen, although social media and Internet sites stirred the pot last week regarding an incident involving Hulk Hogan (Terry Bollea) and Scott Steiner (Scott Rechsteiner).

Celebrity gossip website TMZ.com reported that Hogan’s wife, Jennifer Bollea, told police that Steiner threatened to kill her husband.

 

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Sting vs. Undertaker: Too late for an epic? … Top diva AJ Lee ‘retires’ … Justin Roberts questions WWE motives


– Mike Mooneyham

It would have been one of the most anticipated matches in the modern history of professional wrestling.

For the past couple of decades fans have yearned for “The Ultimate Showdown: The Icon vs. The Phenom.”

 

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Lesnar re-signing gives new life to Wrestlemania main event


– Mike Mooneyham

 

The anticipation is over.

Wrestlemania, pro wrestling’s version of the Super Bowl, is upon us.

 

And speculation has never been greater for WWE’s premier sports entertainment event.

 

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WWE Hall misses boat on Ray Stevens; Canvas King painting Macho Man; RIP Hijo del Perro Aguayo

– Mike Mooneyham

 

Ray “The Crippler” Stevens was one of the greatest heels in the history of the wrestling business.

Stevens, who died in 1996 at the age of 60, left an indelible mark on the profession during a career that spanned five decades.

 

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WWE to honor true warrior at Hall of Fame ceremony

– Mike Mooneyham

 

With Wrestlemania weekend right around the corner, speculation is running rampant, critics are having a field day, and burning questions abound.

 

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Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Hall of Fame finds home in Myrtle Beach

- Mike Mooneyham

 

For the past seven years some of Mid-Atlantic wrestling’s greatest stars have been enshrined at the annual Hall of Heroes induction ceremony.

The Hall was the brainchild of veteran promoter Greg Price, who puts on the popular Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest, an event that honors the stars of the old Mid-Atlantic territory.

 

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Relive Mid-Atlantic wrestling glory days with ‘Front Row Section D’

– Mike Mooneyham

 

They were regarded by some as the most dangerous faction in Mid-Atlantic wrestling.

They were a staple during grappling’s heyday in Greensboro, N.C., and routinely appeared in front of thousands of jeering fans at arenas throughout the Jim Crockett-run territory.

 

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Jim Cornette to be honored at Wilmington event

– Mike Mooneyham

Few pro wrestling celebrities are more sought after on the speaking circuit than the always entertaining Jim Cornette.

Cornette’s appearances are few and far between, but the fiery “Louisville Slugger” will be in the house on March 7 at Coastline Convention Center in Wilmington, N.C.

 

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WWE feeling aftershocks of Royal Rumble

– Mike Mooneyham

 

The Road to Wrestlemania officially began last week. And if the opening week was any indication, wrestling fans best fasten their seat belts, because it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

The rabid following that WWE affectionately refers to as the WWE Universe was in an uproar following last weekend’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view in Philadelphia.

 

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