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Feb 12, 2024

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: Episode 7 (2/12 – 2/18)
RUNNING TIME: 3 Hours 58 Minutes

  • The War To Settle The Score: WWF and MTV team up to broadcast (at the time) the most watched show in the history of cable.
  • Jimmy Hart makes his WWF managerial debut.
  • Bruno Sammartino teams up with son David and wrestles after three years retired.
  • Looking back at SNME E5 and the build to WrestleMania 2.
  • Fallout between Adrian Adonis and Brutus (soon to be) 'The Barber' Beefcake begins.
  • Looking back at NWA/WCW Clash Of The Champions V: St Valentine's Day Massacre.
  • Audio: Ted Dibiase debuts the Million Dollar Belt during The Brother Love Show.
  • Audio: Paul Bearer makes his WWF managerial debut.
  • Looking back at ECW Cyberslam '96 and Brian Pillman's controversial appearance.
  • Audio: Ric Flair and Eric Bischoff speak on Brian Pillman.
  • Looking back at WWF IYH 6: Rage In The Cage.
  • Audio: Shawn Michaels surrenders WWF Championship due to injuries and the need to 'find his smile'.
  • Audio: HBK, Bret Hart, Psycho Sid: WWF has three Heavyweight Championship Title changes in four days.
  • Looking back at WWF IYH 13: Final Four.
  • Looking back at WWF IYH 27: St Valentine's Day Massacre.
  • Audio: Memorable Hardcore Match between Al Snow and Bob Holly (IYH 27).
  • Audio: Steve Austin vs Vince McMahon Cage Match (IYH 27).
  • 'The Janitor' Hacksaw Jim Duggan finds WCW TV Title in the trash and declares himself Champion.
  • Looking back at WCW SuperBrawl Revenge. No wonder why WCW never sold this event on home video.
  • Looking back at WWF No Way Out PPV (2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009).
  • Audio: Eddie Guerrero vs Brock Lesnar battle 30 minutes for WWE Championship.
  • Looking back at Ring Of Honor 2nd and 8th Anniversary Shows (2004, 2010).
  • Looking back at TNA Against All Odds PPV (2006, 2010, 2011, 2012).
  • Audio: Christian def Jeff Jarrett to win NWA Heavyweight Championship.
  • Paul Heyman announces ECW One Night Stand II.
  • Audio: In front of a massive media audience of 3, Dixie Carter and Hulk Hogan announce TNA's move to Monday Nights.
  • Last ever episode of WWE/ECW airs on Sci-Fi.
  • WWE/ECW is out. WWE NXT is in.
  • List of NXT Season One 'Rookie' class is announced.
  • Audio: After a seven year absence, The Rock returns to Raw and issues a challenge.
  • Looking back at WWE Smackdown Episode 600.
  • After watching his 'girlfriend' Eve Torres make out with John Cena, Zack Ryder confined to a wheelchair is tossed of Raw stage by Kane.
  • Looking back at WWE Elimination Chamber PPV (2013).
  • Audio: Zeb Coulter and Jack Swagger begin the controversial 'We The People' storyline and WWE's piss poor decision to kill its credibility within a week.
  • WWE debuts a new Heavyweight Championship Title replacing the Spinner Belt.
  • WWE crowns their first ever NXT Tag Team Champions.
  • Cesaro's Twitter account is hacked due to using a very predictable password.
  • Audio: After 17 weeks of build, Emmalina's first and only appearance on Raw.
  • Audio: Looking back at the Chris Jericho / Kevin Owens 'Festival Of Friendship'.
  • And so much more!

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