Beaver County Times – December 3, 2000
By Brian Knavish, Times correspondent
Last spring, Steel City Wrestling closed its doors forever.
Steel City Wrestling was regarded by many to be the best independent wrestling promotion in western Pennsylvania.
SCW has existed in various incarnations since the early 1990s, but it wasn’t until January of 1998 that it became a full-time, highly regarded wrestling promotion. Continue reading
Posted in 2000
Tagged Adam Flash, Blue Meanie, Christian York, Dennis Gregory, Don Montoya, Drew Lazario, Far North Wrestling, Jimmy Snuka, Joey Matthews, Julio Dinero, King Kong Bundy, Lord Zoltan, Mick Foley, Mike Quackenbush, Notorious Norm, Pro Wrestling Xpress, Raven, Reckless Youth, Steel City Wrestling, Stevie Richards, T. Rantula
New York Post – March 8, 2000
By Don Kaplan
A 20/20 profile of pro-wrestling star Mick Foley was the spark that ignited a war between WWF honcho Vince McMahon and the makers of a new wrestling film called Beyond the Mat.
The day after the 20/20 piece aired, McMahon accused Beyond the Mat distributor Lions Gate Films of using the ABC newsmagazine to promote the movie. Continue reading
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
Posted in 1999
Tagged Axl Rotten, Balls Mahoney, Bam Bam Bigelow, Big Bossman, Bill Goldberg, Billy Gunn, Bob Holly, Brian Knobbs, Buff Bagwell, Buh Buh Ray Dudley, Cactus Jack, Chris Candido, Chris Chetti, Chris Jericho, Chyna, Dan Severn, Danny Doring, Dean Malenko, Dennis Knight, Devon Dudley, Disciple, Doink the Clown, Dudley Boys, Dusty Rhodes, ECW, Eddie Guerrero, Edge, Extreme Championship Wrestling, F.B.I., Gangrel, Gillberg, Godfather, Goldust, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Jeff Jarrett, Jerry Brisco, Jesse James, John Kronus, Justin Credible, Kane, Lance Storm, Mankind, Mark Henry, Mick Foley, New Age Outlaws, New Jack, Nova, One Man Gang, Owen Hart, Pat Patterson, Paul Heyman, Perry Saturn, Public Enemy, Roadkill, Rob Van Dam, Rod Price, Rural American Wrestling, Savio Vega, Scott Hall, Shane Douglas, Shane McMahon, Shawn Michaels, Sid Vicious, Spike Dudley, Steve Austin, Steve Blackman, Steve Williams, Sting, Sunny, Super Crazy, Tammy Lynn Sytch, Tatanka, Taz, Terry Funk, Terry Taylor, Test, The Rock, Tiger Ali Singh, Tommy Dreamer, Triple H, Ultimate Warrior, Undertaker, Vader, Vince McMahon, WCW, World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, Wrath, WWF, Yoshihiro Tajiri