Event Archive 1997

Hart Stings Hogan

Hart Stings Hogan

They don't call him the "Hit Man" for nothin'. Living up to his famed moniker, Calgary's Bret Hart made his presence felt in World Championship Wrestling by single-handedly rubbing out the New World Order's best laid plans. An honorary guest referee at Starrcade '97 -...

D-Generation X: A Hart’s Revenge

D-Generation X: A Hart’s Revenge

As they say in the biz, the show must go on and so it did tonight as Boy Toy Shawn Michaels put up the WWF World Title he never really won fairly against former Ultimate Fighting champion, Ken Shamrock at WWF In Your House: D Generation X. A show that saw the first...

An Outsider wins the War

An Outsider wins the War

Arms and legs flaying. Bones snapping. Muscles tearing. Bodies flying. WCWis World War Three sixty-man, three ring, battle royal resembled your regular soccer game riot. Broadcast from The Palace in Auburn Hills, Michigan, this year's special brand of canvass chaos...

Survivor Series screws the fans

Survivor Series screws the fans

It was supposed to be one of the greatest wrestling matches ever promoted. Tonight's Survivor Series WWF World Title match-up held in the Molson Centre in Montreal, Quebec, pitting in and outside ring rivals Bret "The Hit Man" Hart versus "Boy Toy" Shawn Michaels was...

Hogan pays the Piper

Hogan pays the Piper

All that was missing from Hollywood Hogan's ring attire at WCW's Halloween Havoc 97' pay-per-view event were the yellow feathers and beak. Stick the "fearless" WCW World Heavywieght Champion in Farmer Joe's chicken coop and he'd feel right at home. Based on his and...

Undertaker gets Cain-ed at Badd Blood

Undertaker gets Cain-ed at Badd Blood

The shocking death of wrestler Brian Pillman casting a pall over the proceedings, the WWF's Badd Blood broadcast delivered what its title promised. Blood and plenty of it. In need of a blood transfusion, WWF European Champion - Shawn "Boy Toy" Michaels - barely...

Hit Man dismantles The Patriot

Hit Man dismantles The Patriot

During the Gulf War, the U.S. Army's Patriot Missiles weren't the great defenders military intelligence promised they were. Designed to engage incoming enemy missiles, the Patriots often missed their targets confirming that they required further testing and training....

The Horsemen Perfectly betrayed

The Horsemen Perfectly betrayed

As the old saying goes...a clap on the back is six inches from a kick in the rear. What began with two legends shaking hands on Monday Night Nitro ended tonight at Winston-Salem's Lawrence Joel Coliseum with a stab in the back. Curt Hennig pulled off the "Perfect"...

Sting delivers cryptic message at the Clash

Sting delivers cryptic message at the Clash

On the last Monday Night Nitro, newly appointed World Championship Wrestling Commissioner, James J. Dillon, gave wrestling phenom Sting an ultimatum. Either The Dark Warrior could speak his wishes at the televised Clash Of Champions or the federation would rescind...

Hogan goes wild on Luger

Hogan goes wild on Luger

Lex Luger's reign as WCW Heavyweight Champion is over. Stunning the wrestling world five days ago on the Nitro broadcast by making New World Order head goon -- Hollywood Hogan -- submit in the Torture Rack Of Doom Luger couldn't overcome the odds in his rematch...

Hit Man wins WWF title for a fifth time

Hit Man wins WWF title for a fifth time

Some would say Canada has better beer than the United States. Others would even go as far as to state that Canada has superior hockey players and a better health care system than our best friends and neighbors to the South. Like it or not, Bret Hart fans can tack on...

Rodman, Hogan Bashed At Beach

Rodman, Hogan Bashed At Beach

A year ago, professional wrestling was Pearl Harbored from behind. At the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, the world stood mouths agape as Hulk Hogan vanished and Hollywood Hogan took his place. Betraying his fans and the positive messages he preached, Hogan...

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