Tag Archives: Dan Severn

Pro Wrestling Takes Bite Out Of ABC

Ocala Star-Banner – January 17, 1999
By Richard Burton

For those of you who need more proof of how well pro wrestling has caught on, just look at the bite it took into Monday Night Football’s viewership this past year.

Thanks to the 9.2 million viewers who watched Nitro and Raw on Monday nights during the fourth quarter of 1998, Monday Night Football had to endure the lowest ratings in its 29-year history. Continue reading

Big-Name Wrestlers Hit The Mat At UO Event

The Oregonian – May 20, 2001
By Alice Tallmadge

EUGENE – With thumping rock ‘n’ roll pumping up a sparse crowd, the “Anarchy at Piper’s Pit” wrestling card at UO’s McArthur Court began with “Loose Cannon” Kenny Lush (Vancouver, British Columbia) taking on the Mad Bomber of Montana. To the delight of the patriotic crowd, Lush got trounced. Continue reading