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Max Caster could have been any other up-and-coming professional wrestler. He competed in several independent organizations, just another generic grappler in a sport of larger-than-life personalities. Anthony Bowens could have been just another up-and-coming professional wrestler. He also competed in several independent programs, and even had a match or two on the WWE’s developmental NXT…

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My first AEW Dynamite / Rampage live event …

The last time I went to a pro wrestling live event was, oh, I don’t know, many years ago. I think the Albany arena that hosted it was called the Pepsi Arena back then. I think it was a Monday Night Raw taping, back when Raw was only an hour long and they taped four…

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You know that “A” in AEW stands for Albany Elite Wrestling, right?

Ah, a relaxing evening watching professional wrestling. And for me, that’s All Elite Wrestling’s Dynamite broadcast on TBS. Hell of a set of matches last night – Wardlow defeated Orange Cassidy in a rare face v. face match; Swerve Strickland and Keith Lee overpowered two teams to claim the AEW tag titles, AEW is bringing…

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Did Asuka try to steal second base on Becky Lynch? :D

Although I haven’t really watched WWE’s professional wrestling shows of late, I sometimes take a glance if I know that a couple of the promotion’s best wrestlers are competing against each other. That’s usually the case when you get a match between Japanese wrestler Asuka and Irish wrestler Becky Lynch. The two of them work…

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I need an Acclaimed #78 jersey, and I’m not a cop.

I enjoy watching All Elite Wrestling. For me, Wednesday night is reserved for AEW Dynamite, and Friday nights are locked in for AEW Rampage. For me, it’s much more exciting than watching WWE wrestling. The storylines make more sense, the action is more realistic, and you get more involved in watching the program each week.…

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The Self-Destruction of Jeff Hardy

Jeff Hardy, along with his brother Matt, redefined what pro wrestlers could achieve. The Hardys brought a very unique flair and style to their matches. They leaped off ropes as if it was second nature. They risked their lives in ladder matches and in other death-defying competitions. And it’s paid off for Jeff Hardy in…

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The catfished fan and the sucker-punched wrestler.

The interactions between pro wrestling fans and pro wrestlers is equal parts close and distant. When wrestlers compete in an arena, fans are encouraged to cheer or boo, to bring signs and take photos. What they’re not encouraged to do, however, is jump the guardrails and try to attack a wrestler, or to interfere in…

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You can have C.M. Punk returning. I’ll take the return of the IInspiration.

Earlier this year, one of professional wrestling’s most influential and inspiring stars, pro wrestler C.M. Punk, made a return to the ring. He signed with All Elite Wrestling, and immediately showed that seven years away from the squared circle put no ring rust on his body. In that time period, he’s had five-star matches with…

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