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Two-Time WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall Has Passed Away At Age 63
 In Razor Ramon, Hall clearly took much inspiration from Al Pacino's iconic performance as Tony Montana in the 1983 film Scarface and created a slick new kind of heel character that was so cool, fans actually started to like him. He would perform as the character for the next four years, winning the Intercontinental Championship four times and stealing[...]
WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall Is On Life Support After Heart Attack
 In Razor Ramon, Hall clearly took much inspiration from Al Pacino's iconic performance as Tony Montana in the 1983 film Scarface and created a slick new kind of heel character that was so cool, fans actually started to like him. He would perform as the character for the next four years, winning the Intercontinental Championship four times and stealing[...]
Vader To Be Added To WWE Hall Of Fame 4 Years After His Death
#WWEHOF https://t.co/TUhbKIzUgQ pic.twitter.com/L3lizCgCcl — WWE (@WWE) March 7, 2022 Vader's greatest days were seen in the late-80s and early-90s in Japan and WCW, where he was the company's big attraction for and few years and became a three-time WCW World Champion, defeating the promotion's biggest stars  He also became something of a pop-culture star by appearing on[...]
WWE Is Reportedly In The Dog House With Both Of Its TV Networks
 Why split your audience like that?  WWE has had to split its roster into multiple shows since absorbing WCW and ECW in 2001 and essentially becoming the only big game around  Since then, they've over-filled their roster, which results in a lot of guys being left off of TV. You can't build stars that way[...]
Judy Bagwell, Mother Of Buff Bagwell & Star Of WCW Match, Has Died
Sad news to report for fans of WCW's later years today, as the star of one of their most infamous matches ever has passed away.  Judy Bagwell, both real-life and on-screen mother of WCW star Marcus "Buff" Bagwell, passed away this past Friday at the age of 78.  Her son informed the world of her passing this[...]
NXT Halloween Havoc Recap- New Champs, A Return, And A Killer Doll
Hey gang!  It's officially spooky season and that brings one thing to the mind of wrestling fans: Mae Young winning the bikini contest at the 2000 Royal Rumble!  No, nothing tonight will be quite that scary, but NXT will be playing with our nostalgic feels as they again resurrect the beloved Halloween-themed WCW event, Halloween Havoc[...]
Chucky Returns: NXT To Feature More WCW Nostalgia At Halloween Havoc
Some of the more infamous memories of WCW in the 1990s involved them incorporating fictional movie characters in their "supposed to be real" world of wrestling, usually as a means of promotion for an upcoming film release  There are two instances that are still most talked about, the first being RoboCop's involvement at WCW Capital Combat in[...]
Dream Match! Shane McMahon Vs An Old Macho Man Randy Savage Poster
 Savage was infamously blacklisted in WWE for over 20 years from 1994 when he bucked Vince McMahon's offer at just being a commentator and headed down to Atlanta to continue being a wrestler for rival promotion WCW  WWE finally made amends with Savage, but we only saw evidence of this after the legend passed away suddenly[...]
Halloween Havoc - The Classic Show Is Set To Return Again On NXT
While AEW has in many ways become the spiritual successor to WCW, the fact remains that WWE owns WCW and all of its titles and trademarks  Included in that is the former promotion's entire Pay Per View history and the names of said events  WWE is well aware of wrestling fans' nostalgia and as such,[...]
Jim Ross Explains What It Took To Bring Chris Jericho To WWF In 1999
 One man who was brought in from rival WCW while the WWF was already red hot that arguably made some of the largest impacts was Chris Jericho, whose contract with WCW was coming to an end in 1999 and Ross was eager to bring him to the WWF, where he could become a main event star[...]
Daffney Unger, Former WCW And TNA Star, Passes Away At Age 46
We have some genuinely heartbreaking news to report this afternoon, as the wrestling world has learned that Daffney Unger has passed away at the entirely too young age of 46. Former WCW and TNA star Daffney Unger has passed away at the age of 46, courtesy of WWE. Daffney, real name Shannon Spruill, had fans and fellow wrestlers[...]