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RIP, King Kong Bundy, 61, a Giant in Pro Wrestling

King Kong Bundy, the 400-pound behemoth who once headlined WrestleMania 2 against Hulk Hogan, has died at the age of 61. Bundy died Monday, said promoter and longtime friend David Herro. He posted on Facebook : "Today we lost a Legend and a man I consider f...
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Fresno Wrestling Community Remembers Mean Gene Okerlund

Mean Gene Okerlund, the tuxedo-clad wrestling personality, passed away at the age of 76, the WWE announced Wednesday (Jan. 2). For decades, Okerlund served as the preeminent pitchman, interviewer, and wrestling show host for the AWA, WWF, and WCW. Whether i...

Hardcore Wrestling: It All Started with ECW 25 Years Ago

Twenty-five years ago, a wrestling revolution started on a regional sports cable station. “Eastern Championship Wrestling” debuted on SportsChannel Philadelphia on April 6, 1993. The flagship one-hour show for a fledgling promotion eventually influenced and...