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Mat Matters: Mourning the death of my best friend Major DeBeers

It's with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Edmund Jones -- who wrestled Major DeBeers -- after a long battle with numerous ailments on Tuesday, April 16. Ed was not only my longest running wrestling protege but my best friend and the best man at my...

Wrestlers’ Court: It’s a new day in WWE … or is it?

I was lucky to watch this year’s WrestleMania at a friends’ house, plus the following Monday Night Raw in the comfort of my own home. I had fun and appreciated the brisk pacing of a show that emphasized in-ring action over extended celebrity cameos (Jason Kelce...

Retro Review: Invasion of the Bodyslammers

We've been wrestling fans a long time and it's always fun to pull out something from the past, whether it's a VHS tape, a DVD, a book or a record. You'll find those treats from the past in the SlamWrestling.net Retro Reviews. Invasion of the Bodyslammers 1993 1 hour...

Mat Matters: CM Punk is right, AEW is not a real business

AEW is claiming that it will air footage of the All In incident between CM Punk and Jack Perry. The Young Bucks will also comment on the footage. According to Fightful and Wrestling Observer, this is not a bait-and-switch. They will air the real footage from the...

Wrestlers’ Court: An XL musing about WrestleMania

The build to this year’s WrestleMania has been compelling. The two-night main event, plus the title matches that make up most of the card, have been set up so well that for the purposes of this column I’ll forego the usual deep dive into wrestling history and think a...

Mat Matters: The future of women’s wrestling

Tiffany Stratton appears to be the next star in women’s wrestling. With a legitimate athletic background in gymnastics, a great look, and a charisma you can’t teach, she is already getting crowd responses well beyond expectations of a wrestler so early in her career....

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