Kazuchika Okada Story Archive

Kazuchika Okada Story Archive

Pick any story from below to read all about one of the GOAT's of NJPW, Kazuchika Okada Okada Stories: Jan. 26, 2024: Mat Matters: The Rainmaker's out of rain in NJPW Jan. 19, 2024: Kazuchika Okada leaving NJPW Jan. 3, 2024: Danielson vows to break Okada's arm and...

The hidden history of Mae Young, wrestling promoter

The hidden history of Mae Young, wrestling promoter

Recurring payments you set and forget are an unfortunate part of modern life. Whether it’s your cell phone bill or your streaming service, seeing that chunk of change debit out of your account each month can be frustrating – especially when it’s a subscription to a...

Frank Hewitt’s sad pre-Christmas death

Frank Hewitt’s sad pre-Christmas death

Can a photo foretell the future? The photo at the top of this sad tale has "Tarzan" Frank Hewitt looking off into nothingness, his face blank, emotionless. It was taken in May or June 1958, in London, Ontario. He'd be dead by the end of the year, at the age of 38. * *...

Virginia Mercerau Part 2: Champion, hero, star, survivor

Virginia Mercerau Part 2: Champion, hero, star, survivor

The year 1924 had been disastrous for both Marie Didderich and Virginia Mercereau – the ring name of the woman who rose from obscurity to stake her claim to the women’s middleweight wrestling championship of the world. If she had experienced career highs, they were...

Kazuchika Okada Story Archive

Pick any story from below to read all about one of the GOAT's of NJPW, Kazuchika Okada Okada Stories: Jan. 26, 2024: Mat Matters: The Rainmaker's out of rain in NJPW Jan. 19, 2024: Kazuchika Okada leaving NJPW Jan. 3, 2024: Danielson vows to break Okada's arm and...

The hidden history of Mae Young, wrestling promoter

Recurring payments you set and forget are an unfortunate part of modern life. Whether it’s your cell phone bill or your streaming service, seeing that chunk of change debit out of your account each month can be frustrating – especially when it’s a subscription to a...

Frank Hewitt’s sad pre-Christmas death

Can a photo foretell the future? The photo at the top of this sad tale has "Tarzan" Frank Hewitt looking off into nothingness, his face blank, emotionless. It was taken in May or June 1958, in London, Ontario. He'd be dead by the end of the year, at the age of 38. * *...

Virginia Mercerau Part 2: Champion, hero, star, survivor

The year 1924 had been disastrous for both Marie Didderich and Virginia Mercereau – the ring name of the woman who rose from obscurity to stake her claim to the women’s middleweight wrestling championship of the world. If she had experienced career highs, they were...

Last Smoky Mountain Wrestling show unearthed 28 years later

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The final Smoky Mountain Wrestling (SMW) event has been hiding, preserved and now re-discovered on YouTube. On Sunday, November 26, 1995, SMW’s Thanksgiving Thunder tour rolled into the Cookeville Community Center. The house show would serve as...

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