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NXT Trainer Scotty 2 Hotty Has Asked For His Release From WWE
 Too Cool, along with their partner Rikishi, became one of the most popular acts in the WWF during the height of the "Attitude Era." There are more shake-ups behind the scenes at NXT today as one of their longest-tenured trainers, former WWE superstar Scott Garland, better known by his ring name, Scotty 2 Hotty, has requested his release[...]
dark side
Government's attempts to take down Vince McMahon & the WWF in the midst of a national steroids scandal in the 90s But while the government thought they had a superstar witness that would cement their case, McMahon wasn't quite ready to roll over and plead out In fact, just to give you some perspective on[...]
USA Network Is Reportedly All-In On WWE's Return To Edgier Content
WWF Attitude Era logo courtesy of WWE. According to a report from Fightful Select, the USA Network that is home to both WWE RAW on Monday nights and NXT 2.0 on Tuesday nights is "elated" at the idea of the company returning to a more adult product on their network  They have been fully supportive of WWE's tweaking of[...]
Jim Ross Explains What It Took To Bring Chris Jericho To WWF In 1999
WWE Hall of Famer and current AEW broadcaster Jim Ross is the man largely responsible for creating the roster for the then WWF's "Attitude Era" boom period from 1997 to 2001  The era produced the highest television ratings and revenues the wrestling industry has ever seen and it was mostly due to the "murderers row" of[...]
WWE's "Plane Ride From Hell" - When A Joke Stops Being Funny
 A phrase told to women by other men to simply suck it up and ignore whatever a man is putting them through, almost always in a sexually harassing manner. A woman we meet on this episode is Heidi Doyle, a flight attendant on the chartered plane that WWE hired for their European tour, which culminated with the WWF[...]
"The Patriot" Del Wilkes Has Passed Away At The Age Of 59
 He tried to break into the NFL, but after that never came to fruition, he gave professional wrestling a go in 1988 and made a nine-year career out of it, wrestling as both The Patriot and The Trooper in the WWF, WCW, AWA, GWF, and All-Japan Pro Wrestling. Throughout his career, Wilkes won the WCW Tag Team[...]
dark side of the ring
And now with only a little more than a day to go until the episode premieres, Vice TV is offering another preview- one that's set during Vince McMahon and the WWF's attempts to make peace and bring the Warrior back to the company. Image: Screencap (trailer) In the following clip, Cornette and Ross describe what it was[...]
"In Your House" Is Back For The Next NXT: Takeover Event This June
 The WWF's semi-monthly pay-per-view events, each with an enticing, yet charming subtitle, such as Season's Beatings, Beware of Dog, Mind Games, Revenge of the Taker, and A Cold Day In Hell gave fans a big pay-per-view show to look forward to in between the Federation's "big four" annual shows (Wrestlemania, Royal Rumble, Summer Slam, and[...]