Articles for category: Features

Hamish Woodward

Hulk Hogan and "Superstar" Billy Graham

Hulk Hogan Was Inspired By “Superstar” Billy Graham

If you’ve never heard of “Superstar” Billy Graham, then simply watch Hulk Hogan. He stole everything he had from the legend. Have a think about all the things you’d associate with Hulk Hogan. Think about the things that made him a star and became his signature during his time on top in wrestling. His over-the-top ...

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CM Punk In The Ring with John Cena, with a stamp saying "You're Fired" over him and flames framing the image

The Complete Story Of Why WWE Fired CM Punk

CM Punk was fired by the WWE on his wedding day because he walked out on the WWE after the 2014 Royal Rumble. He was due to marry AJ Lee on one day in June 2014, but received a package from FedEx with his termination papers from the WWE. While it did not affect the ...

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Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz posing in a promotional shot

Lou Thesz Wrestled His Last Match At 74 Years Old

When Lou Thesz wrestled his last match in 1990, he ended a career that lasted through seven different decades and thousands of matches. He is considered one of the most innovative wrestlers of all time. He invented countless moves, including the Powerbomb, STF and Lou Thesz Press. Thesz was an AWA World Champion in the ...

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Is Karl Anderson Related To Arn Anderson?

Karl Anderson recently passed through the Forbidden Door, wrestling for WWE and NJPW in the same year. He rejoined WWE earlier last year while the NEVER Openweight Champion, and returning to Japan to defend the title on multiple occasions. He lost the NEVER Openweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 17. Karl Anderson lost the match to ...

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Mike Knox WWE Return Almost Happened in 2016

What Happened To Former WWE Wrestler Mike Knox?

What happened to Mike Knox? Keep reading to discover how the former WWE Superstar left the company and found new life in a career after wrestling. Who Is Mike Knox? Mike Knox joined WWE in 2006 as part of the revived ECW brand after spending several years on the independent scene. He was a huge ...

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JBL’s Nazi Salute Controversy In Germany

John Bradshaw Layfield has always been a contentious figure in wrestling. The former WWE Champion spent decades in the WWE as a wrestler and a commentator. His time was filled with big moments and memorable matches, although behind the scenes was much different. JBL was known by many as a bully backstage. Whether it’s “soaping ...

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The Spirit Squad On Their WWE Debut

The Spirit Squad’s WWE Debut, Explained

The Spirit Squad were a bizarre team from WWE history. Their run in the company lasted less than a year, and they were involved in feuds with some of the biggest stars of the day. However, their time is often forgotten and they made very little impact. The group of male cheerleaders certainly raised some ...

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Throwback To Batista’s WWE Debut As “Deacon Batista”

Batista is set to be the headline act in the 2023 Hall of Fame induction ceremony, honouring his career from his first match in 2002 to his final bout against Triple H at WrestleMania. Now a big star in Hollywood, his wrestling days are far behind him. However, fans still reminisce about the fantastic career ...

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What Was The Last Match In ECW (Original & Reboot)?

Extreme Championship Wrestling took the wrestling world by storm in the 1990s. The Paul Heyman-ran promotion built up a cult following, up against the might of the WWE and WCW, during the Attitude Era. It inspired both companies in their storytelling and in-ring action, and we would not have modern wrestling today without Paul Heyman’s ...

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How Lou Thesz Invented The Powerbomb By Accident

Lou Thesz is a legend of the wrestling world. He was a star of the early days of wrestling in the United States, being one of the most popular performers during the post-war boom in popularity. Thesz was an AWA World Champion in the 1930s, but it was not until after World War 2 that ...

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