Tag: History

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… DEC. 4th: The Dungeon Becomes a...

2012 - The legendary Hart Family home, where dozens of famous wrestlers were trained, is named an official heritage site by the City of Calgary

DEADSPIN: Thirty Years Ago, WWE Admitted It Wasn’t A Sport To...

The WWF's 1989 decision to 'go public' with that fact that wrestling was an exhibition has many levels, and some lead all the way up to the New Jersey State Legislature

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: The WWF part 7 – The Heels Take...

Senior Editor Jim Phillips continues his journey through the history of the World Wrestling Federation, and profiles some of the villains of the 70s and 80's

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: WWF part 5 – The End of an...

Senior Editor Jim Phillips continues his journey through this series, charting the transformation of the WWF, from a Northeastern promotion to a global wrestling superpower

THE POWER OF THE PIN – 10.08.2018: Mulling Over Some of...

From mohawks to mullets, TGP Editor in Chief Ryan Boman examines some of the most humorous hairdos in the history of the sport

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: The WWF part 2 – The Departure From...

Senior Editor Jim Phillips returns with Part Two in this series tracing the formative years of WWE, as they forged out on their own under the WWWF banner

ESPN: ‘The History of WWE’ is Coming… and Vince McMahon is...

With the WWE's blessing, two journalists are set to write the definitive oral history of the company, and the man who took pro wrestling into the mainstream

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling | part 4

As we roll along into the fourth part of this historical series, we take a look at some of the factions that formed in the company in the mid-80s

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling | part 1

In the first of a two-part series, senior editor Jim Phillips takes a trip down Tobacco Road for a look at the early days of Jim Crockett Promotions

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: THE USWA

This week's edition of this legendary series takes a look back at a little combination of Tennessee and Texas - The United States Wrestling Association