Both the Historian in me and the casual wrestling fanatic (think this sounds ''oxymoronic'' just a tad? I care not!) that I may have been, once upon a red-shot moon, will be finding contentment this time as we go through archives centering around what was once known as ''professional wrestling'' - and is now simply called, in its current diluted circus-act form, ''sports entertainment''...
nWa for life!
Sid Vicious, Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Barry Windham
Al Perez, Gary Hart, Ron Garvin
Jimmy Hart, Jesse ''The Body'' Ventura, Greg Valentine
Dusty Rhodes, André The Giant
Zbyszko & Sammartino
''Pretty Boy'' Bobby Heenan
''Nature Boy'' Ric Flair
Young Barry Windham - not a ''Widowmaker'' yet!
Lou Thesz, Buddy Rogers,
Mary Lillian Ellison aka The Fabulous Moolah,
Ric Flair, Rick Rude and Nancy Daus - circa 1992
Georgia Championship Wrestling:
Sylvester Ritter aka The Junkyard Dog,
''The Voice of Wrestling'' Gordon Solie,
Ted Dibiase Sr. and Robert Fuller
Exotic Adrian Street, Dusty Rhodes, Jimmy Valiant
and Miss Linda
Sting, John Tatum, Missy Hyatt, Jack Victory,
''Hot Stuff'' Eddie Gilbert and Rick Steiner
''Oz'' aka Big Daddy Cool aka Kevin Nash
Clash of the Champions VI in 1989
Ox Baker - a serviceable man...
Lou Thesz and Verne Gagné
Gino Hernandez and Tully Blanchard
Jerry Lawler and Ric Flair
The Nature Boy and The Hammer
Luminous Luciano - at his most lugubrious -
(always said ''whoooooo'' instead of ''wooooo'' -
just to differenciate from everybody else, y'know!)
So was this guy - different, from everybody else!
Mean Gene Okerlund and Rocky Johnson
''Nature Boy'' Buddy Landell
The Original ''Nature Boy''
Belfast Bruiser Fit Finlay!
Boston Bruiser - in a far darker period of his life...
With Nancy Daus aka Fallen Angel aka ''Woman''
Ric Flair Clones - Unite!
Rick Morton... Terry Taylor... Tom Rich...
with Alexandra York aka Marlena aka Terri Runnels (Rhodes)
The real deal - Flair
with Less Lamer... Flex Loser... Lex Luger!
Chico... no... Tito Santana
with Rick Martel as... Strike Force!
Steve Williams ... with Easy E and Madusa Miceli...
... and the real Steve Williams,
with his big buddy Terry Gordy.
Macho Man Randy Savage
born Randall Mario Poffo
doing what he did best...!
Magnum T.A. and the real, official, honest-to-gosh
wrestling rankings of all major promotions
as of August 28, 1985...
Luchadores - unite!
Yeah, okay, those chicks are not *all* wrestlers
and they came onto the scene only in the late 90s
after the NWA had finalized its morphing into WCW
- but how else to end this in beauty
than with them... huh?
Labels: WCW, Whooooo, wrestling