Wrestlemania

They Almost Called It ‘The Colossal Tussle’? 10 True Facts About The First Ever WrestleMania

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Some true stories about how Hulk Hogan, Roddy Piper, Cyndi Lauper and Mr. T came together to create wrestling's greatest legacy.

Undercover Boss

Here’s Roddy Piper Losing His Mind Over Bubblegum Soda On This Week’s ‘Undercover Boss’

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Roddy Piper is on a top-rated network show this week for, uh, some reason.

#Best And Worst Of Raw

The Best And Worst Of WWE Raw 12/22/14: Do They Know It’s Christmastime At All

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The Best and Worst of WWE Raw for December 22, 2014, featuring Hulk Hogan dressed as Santa Claus and a Miracle on 34th Street Fight.

ROWDY RODDY PIPER

Find Out What’s Under Rowdy Roddy Piper’s Kilt In This Bizarre App Ad

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Rowdy Roddy Piper plays himself (sort of) and has an endless taint that can be used for storage in this weird app commercial.

#Halloween

The With Spandex Halloween Round-Up: Our Favourite Wrestling Fan Costumes Of 2014

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Did you dress up for Halloween? These wrestling fans did, and it ruled.

FROZEN

The Five Pro Wrestling/Disney Princess Mash-Ups We Wish Were Real

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These ain't no damsels in distress! Mike Kendrick's Princesses of Wrestling is the coolest thing you'll see today.

#Vintage Best And Worst

Vintage Best And Worst Special Edition: The 1996 Year In Review

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Reliving (and recapping) the vintage best and worst moments from the 1996 wrestling year.

THE EXPENDABLES 3

Expendables Fantasy Draft: How Would You Assemble Your Perfect Team Of Action Heroes?

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Our panel of eight experts faced off in an epic fantasy draft challenge to select their ultimate 'Expendables' action hero lineups.

STARRCADE

Vintage Best And Worst: WCW Starrcade 1996

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David D. takes a vintage Best and Worst look at Starrcade 96, featuring Hulk Hogan vs. Rowdy Roddy Piper about 10 years too late.

THEY LIVE

See ‘They Live’ Brought To Life In Downtown Los Angeles

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Bringing 'They Live' to life is a good way to freak out a crowd while making a statement and showing your love for a classic.

#PRO WRESTLING

Vintage Best And Worst: WCW Halloween Havoc 1996

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David D. takes a look back at WCW Halloween Havoc 1996, featuring Hulk Hogan wearing his Three Ninjas movie hair.

#PRO WRESTLING

A Golden Treasury Of Cheesy Late-80s/Early-90s WWF Promo Photos

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We cover pro wrestling a little more than we should these days, because it turns out a lot of people want to read about fake fighting on legitimate comedy sports blogs and because more of us watched it when we were kids than we'd like to admit.

VIDEOS

Mic Check: The 10 Best Sh*t Talkers In Wrestling History

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What separates the classier, more elegant art form known as professional wrestling from barbaric "sports" like MMA fighting or football is the focus on awesome promos. Wrestlers become distinguishable based as much on their ability to come up with catchy phrases and engage the crowd. Sometimes, they can transcend wrestling and become popular culture icons based solely on their mic work. Over the course of wrestling's rich history, a few have stood out as being the greatest. Here's a list of the 10 best trashtalkers the "sport" has ever seen. 10. C. M. Punk -- Punk is easily the best talker in the biz right now. His straight edge gimmick of talking down to the audience for not being as morally grounded as him is always fascinating to watch. Punk even takes breaks during matches to talk about his straight edge lifestyle. He's the most entertaining talker in wrestling now and will only move up the list in a few years. Why This Clip Is Awesome -- The man stopped in the middle of the freaking Royal Rumble to talk his ish, imploring fans to join him on the straight-edge. The promo was so awesome that the fans even started to cheer him while he was calling them fat alcoholics. 9. Macho Man Randy Savage -- Macho Man is the Supreme Clientele of wrestling talkers. Nobody knows what he's talking about but it's awesome and pretty hilarious. Scratch the Ghostface reference. Macho Man is more like a real-life Popeye. And we love him for it. Why This Clip Is Awesome -- A cup o' coffee in the big time! Watch for the dramatic coke-induced black out at the end. 8. Chris Jericho -- Jericho made the greatest debut in WWE history by verbally sparring against The Rock. His career only went uphill after that. Jericho can switch from comedy, to serious, back to absurd. His borderline racist rants against the luchadores are things of beauty. Why This Clip Is Awesome -- This is just a legendary clip. Granted, The Rock makes it off the charts, but Jericho held his own. 7. Hulk Hogan -- Clearly, Hogan was one of the biggest stars in wrestling history and his catch phrases were a big part of that. Unfortunately, he only said like the same five phrases over and over. Luckily for him that worked well for the kiddie crowd of the '80s. Why This Clip Is Awesome -- Because you and your friends were in your wrestling draws watching this video on Saturday mornings trying to learn all of his phrases. 6. Roddy Piper -- Don't let his tour de force of acting prowess from They Live lead you to believe that Roddy saved his greatest lines for the big screen.

#PRO WRESTLING

“The Darkest Day In The History Of Hulkamania”…

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After my top dog bombarded me with trivial unnecessities from the Untold History of the WWE for 15 minutes straight over the phone, I figured I had to check out what he dubbed "the best magazine ever.


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