Match Of The Day: WWF Champion The Iron Sheik vs. Hulk Hogan

World Wrestling Federation, 1984 – It was exactly 33 years ago to the day that this infamous match aired. The World Wrestling Federation was beginning its national expansion, and had recently convinced Hulk Hogan to leave The AWA and return to WWF. The previous month, Sheik had defeated Bob Backlund in a controversial fashion to become the World Champion.

Here it is, fans. The debut of Hulkamania in the WWE

Throwback Thursday: Interviews & Promos

This week's Throwback Thursday will look at interviews, brought to you by YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9mj_00BrK4 World Class Circa 1985, Kerry Von Eric accidentally hits Percival Pringle III (later known as Paul Bearer) during a match with Matt Borne (later known as the original Doink The Clown). The interview happens afterward https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlx7ejs6-Rw The Big Cat Ernie Ladd with a very politically incorrect interview, Georgia Championship Wrestling circa ...continue reading

The Iranian Legend: Iron Sheik

In the early 1980's I was still a young kid, and one of my most favorite things in the world was Saturday. Not because it was the weekend and there was no school, but Saturday was the day my grandparents would come into town from the farm and after they were done their errands, they would take me out to the farm to spend the day with them. My grandfather and I had a ritual, one that went back a couple of years. We'd get back to the farm early in the afternoon and take care of the chores. We ...continue reading