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Weekend Retrospective | Macho Man Randy Savage-Heavyweight Champion of Puerto Rico?

Everyone remembers Macho Man Randy Savage for being one of the great figures in the history of professional wrestling. His rivalries with Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair and The Ultimate Warrior over the WWF and WCW World Heavyweight Championships are legendary. His feud with Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat over the WWF Intercontinental Title culminated in the greatest match in the history of the industry. And his feud with Jerry "The King" Lawler in Tennessee during the old territory days is still talked about in basements and pool halls in the deep south to this day (I don't know for that sure,...

Deathwish old-school Wrestling Decks

Gotta' love Deathwish skateboards thinking outside of the box to come up with their new line of classic Wrestlemania-style decks featuring some old-school WWF wrestling superstars of the past. Decks available in-shop now. via RC

From the Basement | Macho Man Randy Savage Rock Warrior

Before Macho Man Randy Savage was an established uber star in the old WCW and WWF he was making a name for himself in the Mid-South during professional wrestling's territory days. In this video, promoting the sheer undeniable awesomeness of the Macho Man, circa 1983-84, we get a look at why he was known as "The Madness." A lot of cheesy, corny, silly arena rock montage music videos were produced in the 80s, similar in form to this one, but make no mistake - this video, with music provided by The Rods, does not belong lumped in with the rest....

Weekend Retrospective: The night Andy Warhol crashed Hulk Hogan's locker room

The date: February 18, 1985. The place: New York, NY, at the Garden. The era: the dawn of professional wrestling's golden age. Spearheaded by the "Rock N' Wrestling" promotional campaign, the lead up to the first Wrestlemania (which would take place the following month) saw Vince McMahon and the then-named WWF put on the show The War to Settle the Score. The main event that night saw Hulk Hogan successfully retaining his WWF championship over the hated heel Rowdy Roddy Piper. After the match the locker room was a joyous place, as you can see. Cyndi Lauper, Captain Lou Albano,...