Tag: Vince McMahon Sr.
Buddy Rogers becomes the inaugural World Champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation, after supposedly winning a 'mysterious' tournament in Brazil
1963 - Lou Thesz takes the NWA World title from Nature Boy Buddy Rogers, and northeast promoters break away to form what would eventually become the modern WWE
Dusty Rhodes travels north and takes a bite out of The Big Apple, challenging The Superstar for the WWWF title
Remembering the Life, Legacy & Legend of wrestling's biggest icon, who sadly passed away 25 years ago today, on January 27, 1993
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
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
This week, we take a look at Jess McMahon and the very roots of a company that his grandson would eventually grow into a billion dollar empire