Archive for the ‘Mike Mooneyham’ Category

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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2016 Wrestlemania: Calling Stone Cold and Undertaker


– Mike Mooneyham

 

Anticipation is growing for wrestling fans around the world as Wrestlemania 31, WWE’s premier sports entertainment event, is a mere two months away.

But some early excitement began to build last week for next year’s “Showcase of the Immortals.”

 

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WWE prodigy Paige a ‘Diva for Tomorrow’

– Mike Mooneyham

 

It could have been a career milestone for Paige when she became the youngest divas champion in WWE history last April at the age of 21.

Even more impressive was the fact that she won the title in her very first match on the main roster.

 

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Gone but not forgotten: Professional wrestling lost memorable names in 2014

Mike Mooneyham

 

It’s an appropriate time to reflect upon some of the pro wrestling personalities who passed away in 2014.

Many represented an era that will forever be etched in the memories of longtime fans.

 

They touched our lives in many ways. For those of us lucky enough to see them perform, we will never forget them.

 

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Famed Midnight vs. Rock ‘N Roll Express rivalry renewed

– Mike Mooneyham

 

Few pro wrestling feuds have lasted as long as the celebrated rivalry between The Midnight Express and The Rock ‘N Roll Express.

In fact, it’s been more than three decades since two of the greatest teams in the history of professional wrestling first embarked on a journey that would be fondly remembered years later by a generation of fans.

 

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Jeff Jarrett’s new promotion positioned to be global force


– Mike Mooneyham

 

What does the year 2015 and beyond hold for professional wrestling?

Pose that question to Jeff Jarrett, and he sounds like a kid on Christmas morning.

A third-generation wrestling product with three decades of experience under his belt, Jarrett has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the coming year.

 

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UFC-bound C.M. Punk was best for WWE business

Mike Mooneyham

 

“I hope one day we’ll be able to get back together again.” – Vince McMahon on C.M. Punk

It may have been mere coincidence that WWE owner Vince McMahon and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin joined forces for a highly publicized podcast just days after former WWE superstar C.M. Punk launched “Pipe Bomb 2″ on a similar blockbuster show with Colt Cabana.

 

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WWE hits home run with new Randy Savage DVD, but burning question remains

– Mike Mooneyham

 

“I’m living on the edge of a lightning bolt, and I do not apologize for it.” – Randy Savage

One of the long-standing mysteries in the world of professional wrestling revolves around the late “Macho Man” Randy Savage and World Wrestling Entertainment.

 

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