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The Original Sheik
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Mat Memories: The Life & Times Of The Original Sheik

If you were looking for craziness in pro wrestling, there were a lot of places to look. There was Bruiser Brody with his massive size, kick-ass style, and take no shit attitude. There was Abdullah The Butcher with his insanity and ever-present fork. But, if you wanted real crazy, you looked no further than The…

Ivan Koloff Bruno Sammartino
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Mat Memories: Ivan Koloff Defeats Bruno Sammartino

There will never be another Bruno Sammartino in professional wrestling. He was the face of the World Wide Wrestling Federation for decades. He held the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship twice; those reigns totaled 4,040 days. His first reign alone was 2,803 days. There’s a reason he was dubbed The Living Legend. During his first reign,…

AJ Styles enters the Royal Rumble 2016
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Memorable Royal Rumble Moments: A Long Awaited Arrival

It was never supposed to happen, and yet it did—and it was amazing. The year was 2004; I was growing a bit tired of WWE and was looking for an alternative American promotion. I ended up discovering an American company called TNA. It was fine. The stories being told were dumb, but the matches were…