WrestleMania 37 Deeper Thoughts

https://twitter.com/Kazeem/status/1382386427523129350?s=19 Indeed it was, and not because of the number of participants but because of the roles they were given, from headliners to defending champions to rising stars to young prospects to wily veterans here to help said young prospects. There was a level of trust to Black wrestlers at this show, for the ring … Continue reading WrestleMania 37 Deeper Thoughts

Bianca’s win for Black Women

Note: Because of the uniqueness of this event I felt it was best to get a woman's perspective so this piece is authored by a guest writer, Tonya Rodgers. You can find her on Twitter at @TheWitchMilitia. I have been a wrestling fan for as long as I can remember. As a little girl in … Continue reading Bianca’s win for Black Women

Retro Recap – Survivor Series 1987

This was the inaugural running of this event, and it's origin is that basically Vince McMahon did not want NWA promoter Jim Crockett getting a foothold in pay per view, and created an event that ran the same night to force cable companies to choose which one they would carry. You see kids back then … Continue reading Retro Recap – Survivor Series 1987

Retro Recap – Bunkhouse Stampede

The Bunkhouse Stampede was the second attempt at pay per view for Jim Crockett Promotions and the NWA just two months after their first try, Starrcade 87, was dealt a pretty heavy blow by one Vince McMahon putting the screws to the cable companies and running an event on the same day. It was also … Continue reading Retro Recap – Bunkhouse Stampede

Retro Recap – Wrestle War 1990

1990 was year number two of the Ted Turner ownership era for what used to be Jim Crockett Promotions, still operating under the banner of the NWA and a year away from becoming officially known as World Champion Wrestling, and was another year of transition all over the company. 1989 had a lot of really … Continue reading Retro Recap – Wrestle War 1990