Tag: Jesse Ventura

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 18TH: The Brain Busters make...

Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson become the first team in history to capture the NWA and WWF World tag team titles

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 26th: A Titanic Turn at...

The WWF films the famous Piper's Pit segment that saw Andre the Giant challenge for the title, turn on Hulkamania and tear the crucifix from Hulk Hogan's chest

KAYFABE THEATER: Jesse Ventura Beer Commercial

1984 - Jesse The Body Ventura does a television ad for Chicago Lake Liquor... right across from Sear's in Minneapolis

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… NOV. 3rd: A ‘Body’ of Government

Jesse Ventura is elected the thirty-eighth Governor of Minnesota and delivers his "We Shocked the World" speech

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… SEPT 22nd: The Brain makes it...

Bobby Heenan makes his World Wrestling Federation debut, managing Big John Studd as he defeated WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan by countout

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 28th: Ultimate Warrior wins the...

Warrior regains the belt from The Ravishing One at Summer Slam, and begins his ascent to the World Heavyweight title

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 22nd: Governor Ventura watches over...

At SummerSlam, Mankind beats Stone Cold Steve Austin & Triple H to win the WWF Championship, with then-Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura as the special referee

DEADSPIN: Today’s WWE Began With A Tragic Injury And A Devastating...

Columnist David Bixenspan writes how Professional Wrestling's Biggest Company was shaped by lawsuits and legal action

KAYFABE THEATER: The Honky Tonk Man asks the fans for a...

After being introduced by Hulk Hogan, The Honky Tonk Man thinks he will be accepted by the audience, but he's unfortunately proven wrong by a WWF fan poll

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: The Pacific Northwest – Portland

This continuing series, looking back on pro wrestling's regional era, winds its way up to Portland, and Don Owens' legendary PNW promotion