The 2017 WWE Hall of Fame class has held many surprises. Some that should have been inducted a long time ago, and some that many thought might never get in. There are many out there that are still deserving, but I want to take a moment to reflect on those receiving the honor. The headliner… Read More The 2017 WWE HOF: An American Hero, A Rock and Roll Tag Team, and One Rude Dude!
The Blizzard of ’96 hit parts of the East Coast of the US on January 6, 1996. School was definitely out for a while and I can still remember how awesome snow days were. I don’t get them anymore, as I have to work whether there is an inch or multiple feet of snow, but… Read More A Blizzard, Hulkamania Forever, and Travis’ First Live Wrestling Show!
I have been a fan of wrestling since 1997, not professional wrestling, but what most people call “high school” for “college” wrestling, but the term is actually “folk style” wrestling. Wrestling is one of the world’s oldest sports, and has the most diehard fans. My journey to watching collegiate wrestling started in 2009, when Virginia… Read More Jarred’s 2016 NCAA Wrestling Championships Report!
The Royal Rumble is one of the original Big 4 Pay Per Views (PPV) from the WWE, and is going into its 29th year. The PPV is named after the main event match, The Royal Rumble, and is a battle royal where two men start and every two minutes a new man enters until all… Read More Monster Six Pack! Jarred’s Top 6 Royal Rumble Winners!
Growing up in October was always one of my favorite months. October consisted of my birthday and Halloween. Who doesn’t love horror movies and candy? It also contained one of my favorite Pay Per Views, WCW’s Halloween Havoc. WCW always tried to have some kooky match with some weird stipulation to try and make the… Read More Savage Samoans, A Hawk and an Animal, and The Thunderdome! Jarred Reviews WCW’s Halloween Havoc ’89!
WWE Night of Champions, WWE’s annual celebration of past and present champions, came and went last night. The premise of the card, for those who might not now, is that every WWE Championship belt is defended on this night. In this era of wrestling it includes five title belts: World Heavyweight, Intercontinental, United States, Divas,… Read More WWE Night of Champions: Rollins Proves He is Indeed the Best, Cena Needs More Credit, and How Not to Book a Legend!
The internet wrestling community has deemed the term Mark as a bad word. A mark, for those who do not know, is defined loosely depending on who is using the it. However, Wikipedia contains a definition that I feel best describes it: A wrestling fan that…loses sight of the staged nature of the business while… Read More Missing the Mark: Why It’s Still Ok to Get Excited About Pro Wrestling
Earlier this year I took my 7-year old son to his first wrestling matches. It was a great show featuring a mix of talented local guys with some wrestling legends who still know how to put on a good show. It was a fun evening and a perfect warm up for what was to come… Read More A Dad, A Son, and Payback: Travis Takes His Son to His First WWE Live Event!
I used to be a huge wrestling fan. I am not ashamed to say I was a mark. Normally I am a pretty quiet guy, but back when I was a wrestling fan I could be known to get a little loud at times. One of the last times I remember marking out was for… Read More Travis Returns to Wrestling Fandom with a New Tag Team Partner: His Son
It’s that time again! The biggest show in all of wrestling is right around the corner. Below are my picks (or hopes) for each match on the card. Hope you enjoy! Kickoff Pre-show: Fatal 4 Way for the WWE Tag Team Championships The pre-show has become the home for the Tag Titles to be defended,… Read More The Grandaddy Of Them All! Aaron’s Analysis of Wrestlemania 31!