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Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story (DISC TWO)

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Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story
Disc Two
Released: November 14, 2006

And we continue…

THE FIGHTS:
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WWF: Boston Garden (02.11.89)

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WWF: Boston Garden
February 11, 1989
Boston, MA

The current WWF champs were as follows:
WWF World Champion: Randy Savage (3/27/1988)
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Ultimate Warrior (8/29/1988)
WWF World Tag Team Champions: Demolition (3/27/1988)
WWF Women’s Champion: Rockin’ Robin (11/8/1988)

Your hosts are Rod Trongard (for the last time on NESN) and Lord Alfred Hayes. Read the rest of this entry

Championship Wrestling from Florida: (03.14.87)

Championship Wrestling from Florida
March 14, 1987
Tampa, FL
(Taped on 3/11/87)

The NWA & CWF champions were as follows:
NWA World Heavyweight Champion: Ric Flair (8/9/1986)
NWA U.S. Heavyweight Champion: Nikita Koloff (8/17/1986)
NWA World Tag Team Champions: Manny Fernandez & Rick Rude (12/6/1986)
NWA U.S. Tag Team Champions: Barry Windham & Ronnie Garvin (12/9/1986)
NWA World Television Champion: Tully Blanchard (11/27/1986)

NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion: Ed Gantner (2/1987)
NWA Florida Tag Team Champions: The Southern Boys (2/21/1987)

When the CWF merged with Jim Crockett Promotions in February, this show evolved into what could be considered a more intimate extension of what they would see every Saturday night at 6:05PM on the MUTHASHIP. They only kept the two Florida titles while bringing in other NWA wrestlers to wrestle, do interviews, and hype upcoming shows.

Your hosts are Gordon Solie & Buddy Colt. Read the rest of this entry

The Owen Hart YouTube Mixtape (Part 1)

Anyone who uses Dailymotion anymore knows they have constant commercial interruptions and I just don’t want to put you through that in order to enjoy this edition of the mixtape. I’m sticking with loyal YouTube that doesn’t succumb us to commercials for wrestling matches because no one can become a partner unless you own the material. Anyways!

So Owen Hart wins by a landslide. Not surprising, but no one even came close. Read the rest of this entry

Scott & Justin’s Summerslam 1990

Summerslam
August 27, 1990

Spectrum
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Announcers: Vince McMahon and Roddy Piper

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Scott & Justin’s Wrestlemania VI

Wrestlemania VI
April 1, 1990
Skydome
Toronto, Ontario

Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura

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Scott & Justin’s Royal Rumble 1990

Royal Rumble
January 21, 1990
Orlando Arena
Orlando, Florida

Attendance: 16, 000
Buy Rate: 2.0

Announcers: Tony Schiavone and Jesse Ventura

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Scott & Justin’s Survivor Series 1989

Survivor Series
November 23, 1989
Rosemont Horizon
Chicago, Illinois

Attendance: 15, 924

Buy Rate: 3.3

Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura

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Scott & Justin’s Wrestlemania V

Wrestlemania V
April 2, 1989

Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Attendance: 18, 946

Closed Circuit Attendance: 175, 000
Buy Rate: 5.9

Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura

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Scott & Justin’s Royal Rumble 1989

Royal Rumble

January 15, 1989
The
Summit
Houston
, Texas
Attendance: 19, 000
Buy Rate: 1.5
Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura

Dark Matches
1)
Jim Powers (James Manley) defeated Barry Horowitz
2)
Sam Houston defeated Steve Lombardi
3)
King Haku (Uliuli Fifita) defeated Harley Race

Actual Show

1) The Hart Foundation & Jim Duggan defeat the Rougeau Brothers & Dino Bravo (Adolfo Bresciano) in a two-of-three falls match

Raymond Rougeau pins Bret Hart at 4:30

Jim Duggan pins Raymond Rougeau at 10:10

Bret Hart pins Dino Bravo at 14:55

Scott: The first PPV match of the New Year is a six-man tag that I’ve always had mixed feelings about.  On the one hand, Read the rest of this entry

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