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Sep 26, 2023

Back by Popular Demand! This Week In Wrestling History hosted by Don Tony aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips & stories. Enjoy this deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history.

SYNOPSIS: S2 E39 (09/24 - 09/30)

  • WWWF Championship Belt stolen from Bruno Sammartino's car
  • First WWWF Showdown At Shea Stadium featuring a 75 Minute main event match between Bruno vs Pedro Morales
  • Audio: Jim Cornette makes his managerial debut
  • Audio: Memorable Memphis match ends in a brawl: Stan Hansen & Jesse Ventura vs Jerry Lawler & Austin Idol
  • Looking back at AWA Superclash '85: Night Of Champions
  • Audio: Battle Of The Talk Shows: Pipers Pit vs The Flower Shop
  • Audio: Ronnie Garvin def Ric Flair for NWA Heavyweight Title
  • Bonus Audio: Ronnie Garvin speaks candidly on the title win, and Ric Flair's first promo after losing the title
  • Kerry Von Erich sentenced in prescription forgery arrest
  • Audio: Vince McMahon sends Macho Man to take out Jerry Lawler and USWA Title. (Promos by Macho Man and Vince)
  • Shawn Michaels walks out of WWF and is stripped of IC Title
  • Bonus Audio: Shawn Michaels speaks on walking out of WWF in 1993
  • Brian Christopher and The Rock 'n Roll Express make their WWF debuts
  • Audio: Terry Funk vs Jimmy Snuka for ECW TV Title main event's first NWA/ECW event booked by Paul Heyman
  • Audio: Fake Razor Ramon and Fake Diesel in ring WWF debut, with Jim Ross on commentary
  • Looking back at WWF In Your House: Breakdown 1998
  • Audio: Christian makes his WWF debut
  • Audio: Kane and Undertaker def Steve Austin for WWF Title
  • Audio: Steve Austin and a Zamboni ruin Vince McMahon, Kane, and Undertaker's Title Award Ceremony
  • Audio: Vince backs out his deal with Kane and Undertaker, gets caught giving them the finger, then has his leg broken
  • Audio: First time and only time ever 1 on 1 match: Hulk Hogan vs Bret Hart main event Nitro
  • Audio: Remembering the disaster: Al Snow vs Big Boss Man 'Kennel From Hell Match'
  • 'This Is Your Life: The Rock' hosted by Mick Foley scores a record 8.4 rating
  • Audio: '1, 2, It Doesn't Matter If The Rock Counts To 3!'
  • Vince Russo and Ed Ferrara leave WWF for WCW
  • WCW airs a Sprite Soda commercial featuring Sting 'beating up' a 10 year old kid at home
  • Psychosis loses a Mask vs Hair Match against Kidman on Nitro
  • Audio: Sid Vicious finds his rental car crushed by Goldberg
  • First episode of Raw on TNN airs
  • Audio: Vince Russo wins WCW Heavyweight Title from Booker T on Nitro
  • Looking back at ECW Anarchy Rulz 2000
  • TNA stars Andy Douglas and Johnny Devine stabbed outside a Nashville Nightclub
  • Last episode of Raw airs on Spike TV
  • Dolph Ziggler makes his first WWE appearance as the caddy for Kerwin White
  • Cowboy Bob Orton wrestles on Smackdown; first match since 1987
  • Audio: CM Punk debut match in Ohio Valley Wrestling
  • TNA makes their debut on Spike TV
  • Smackdown airs for the last time on CW Network (before the move to MyNetworkTV)
  • Looking back at WWE Smackdown Special: Decade Of Smackdown
  • Ric Flair Robe becomes first ever pro wrestling item to enter the Smithsonian Institute
  • Audio: Drew McIntyre makes his WWE in ring debut
  • Bryan Danielson makes his last ROH appearance before jumping to WWE
  • Bret Hart wrestles last ever match in MSG
  • Edge destroys the annoying Anonymous Raw GM Laptop
  • Smackdown debuts on Syfy Network
  • WWE signs Rusev, Neville, and Sara del Rey
  • The shortest Hell In The Cell Match in history happens post Raw (5 Minutes) and CM Punk isn't thrilled about it
  • Audio: Hulk Hogan quits Dixie Carter and TNA
  • Asuka makes her NXT debut
  • Neville wrestles last 205 Live match before walking out of WWE
  • And much more!


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