As I was going through classic audio tapes I found an entire telephone interview that the late Dan Shocket did with Muhammad Ali’s manager Angelo Dundee a few days after the Ali-George Foreman fight. I miss Dan and I thought for nostalgia sake I’d post a bit of the end of the interview … Read more.
I’ll never forget the last time I saw General Akbar and what he said to me … Read more.
Sadly, General Skandor Akbar’s death is confirmed … Read more.
After 43 years of promoting pro wrestling under the East Coast Wrestling Association (ECWA) banner in the state of Delaware, Jim Kettner has retired from the ECWA. Kettner promoted his first show in 1967 in his backyard and went on to run one of the most successful, consistent, longest running, reliable and recognized independent promotions in the United States.
Kettner was originally trained to wrestle by Victor Riviera, Joe Alfano and Bulldog Brower. Kettner wrestled for some local independent groups in the late 1970s-early 1980s, but spent most of his time since 1967 developing the ECWA. In the… Read more.
Thanks to everyone for tuning in this Thursday August 19th from 5-6 p.m. EST at 101.7 F.M. for Big Dog’s and my weekly pro wrestling radio talk show! Or, listen to Main Event Thursday at supersports1017.com on the internet all over the world!
This week’s special guest at 5 o’clock Thursday August 19th will be The Perfect 10 “Baby Doll”. Please call in and ask a question about Baby Doll’s exciting life, and great wrestling career.
Toll-free number: 1-888-639-4900.
Thanks. God Bless.
Jimmy and Angel Valiant
www.Jimmyvaliant.com… Read more.
OKAY THE TIME HAS COME AT LAST!
Tickets for Lucha VaVOOMs Halloween MASKerade on sale THIS FRIDAY AT NOON!!!
MAYAN THEATER – Los Angeles – OCTOBER 27TH & 28TH
Get your ringsides quick, peeps – we’ve got lots of minis, leggy showgirls and flying freaks to dazzle even the most hardened no-funsters!
What to expect at Lucha VaVOOM MASKerade:
TERROR IN TINYTOWN! 4 minis battle for the world’s littlest belt!
The little chicken will do battle with tiny terrors eager to fillet him!
BIG UNMASKING WEDNESDAY ONLY
The return of KARIS – The POUBELLE TWINS! MOANA SANTANA
LEIGH ACOSTA’s astounding Pole-sitions
The Queen of Tassel Twirl LUCY FUR
Plus icky… Read more.
The Wrestler Magazine Features a Story on the Wrestling Career and Life of Dory Funk Jr.
Now available on news stands and online at http://www.pwi-online.com The Wrestler Magazine featuring a 90 minute interview chronicling the professional wrestling career of Dory Funk Jr.
Writer Harry Burkett asks Dory Funk Jr. all the questions everyone wants to know including:
Dory Funk Jr.’s reaction to the death of Jack Brisco?
What made Jack Brisco such a great opponent?
The impact of Dory Funk Sr. on professional wrestling?
Dory Funk Sr.’s Texas Death Matches?
West Texas University athletes entering pro-wrestling?
Was Funk being groomed… Read more.
What Happened NXT?
Season Two is winding down. There are only five Rookies left. By the end of the show, two of the five will be sent home (at least for the moment). The final five are: Michael McGillicutty, Kaval, “Showtime” Percy Watson, Alex Riley and Husky Harris.
-I want to start tonight’s recap with a special Get Well wish to my mom, Doris, who lives in Amarillo, Texas. Got word from my little sister, Bev, that mom had another stroke and is back in the hospital. While I can’t physically be there, my heart sits beside you.
The show opened with last… Read more.