Tag Archives: Kurt Angle

The Squared Circle

Beaver County Times – July 25, 2002

TOP 10

KURT ANGLE

KURT ANGLE

1. The Undertaker
2. Rob Van Dam
3. Brock Lesnar
4. Kurt Angle
5. Jamie Noble
6. Eddie Guerrero
7. Test
8. Booker T
9. Ken Shamrock, NWA-TNA
10. Jeff Hardy

ERIC BISCHOFF

ERIC BISCHOFF

Look for: Eric Bischoff to recruit many “Smackdown!” superstars and feud with some of his old WCW wrestlers. Continue reading

Referees Had The Best Angle

Cedar Rapids Gazette – August 1, 1996
By Mike Hlas

ATLANTA — It was a scene right out of professional wrestling.

The bad guy thinks he has won the match and starts to raise his arm, but the referee pushes it down and instead raises the hand of the good guy. Continue reading

Meat Marketing

Westchester County Weekly – August 2, 2001
By Chris Kanaracus

Paramount to WWFE’s success is an ability to create new stars. While baseball, basketball and other sports certainly benefit from marquee draws like Michael Jordan and Pedro Martinez, pro wrestling depends on them. Storylines surround them. Fans root for, or razz them. Lucrative merchandise is created in their image. Continue reading

WWF: Tumble In Tacoma

Seattle Times – July 3, 2001
By Jose Miguel Romero

TACOMA – Vince McMahon, the shrewd mastermind behind the phenomenon that is the World Wrestling Federation, turned into master critic for a few moments last night at the Tacoma Dome. Continue reading

Gardens Goes To The Mat For Its ‘Last Dance’

Louisville Courier-Journal – June 27, 2001
By Tom Heiser

As the doors close on the Gardens, it is impossible not to wax a little nostalgic.

I’ve watched great haunts of my youth — the Vogue, the White Castle in the Highlands — disappear from the local landscape without the benefit of a final lying-in-state, one last chance to say goodbye. With the Gardens I have that chance. Continue reading