Posts tagged with "Antonio Cesaro"

Jack Swagger to MMA?, Swagger Praises WWE Superstar, Talks Working the Indies

Posted by Marc Middleton September 28, 2017 0 Comment 583 views

Former WWE Superstar Jack Swagger recently spoke with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated. The full interview is at this link and below are highlights: His former tag team partner Cesaro and his status in WWE: “Cesaro should be world champ. I’m not afraid to say it, Cesaro is my favorite wrestler. It used to be […]

Today in Pro Wrestling History – 05/08

Posted by Bob Krites May 8, 2016 0 Comment 892 views

1964 – The WWWF ran West Hempsted, NY, headlined by WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino & Tony Marino defeating Jerry & Luke Graham. 1967 – WWWF ran Trenton, NJ with the following results: -Jerry Graham defeated the Ox. -Spiros Arion defeated Smasher Sloan. -Bull Ortega defeated Arnold Skaaland. -Prof. Toru Tanaka defeated Arman Hussian. -WWWF […]

Today in Pro Wrestling History – 02/17

Posted by Bob Krites February 17, 2016 0 Comment 419 views

1949 Kansas City, Kansas: – NWA World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Bob Wagner 2 out of 3 falls – The Red Phantom beat Tarzan Kowalski 1972 Kansas City, Kansas: – Rufus R. Jones defeated Benny Ramirez – Bob Geigel fought Black Angus to a draw (20:00) – Bob Orton & Blackjack Black defeated Steve […]

Full Content Listing for WWE’s Upcoming United States Title Set

Posted by Eric Arrington February 3, 2016 0 Comment 1050 views

– Courtesy of, below is the full content listing for WWE’s “The United States Championship – A Legacy of Greatness” DVD and Blu-ray that comes out on April 26th: DISC 1 Mid-Atlantic Beginnings ​United States Championship Match ​Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat Special Guest Referee: Andre The Giant [Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling] Asheville, NC • […]

Today in Pro Wrestling History – 01/18

Posted by Bob Krites January 18, 2016 0 Comment 542 views

1944 – Herb Welch defeats The Yellow Scorpion in Nashville, Tennessee for the Tennessee World Junior Heavyweight Title. 1957 – Kurt Von Poppenheim defeats Red Bastien to win the Pacific Coast Junior Heavyweight Title for the fourth time. 1961 – Dick Hutton defeats Al Lolotai for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title in Honolulu, Hawaii, ending […]

Match of the Day – 01/05/16

Posted by Bob Krites January 5, 2016 0 Comment 418 views

William Regal vs Antonio Cesaro NXT 12-25-2013

Today in Pro Wrestling History – 01/02

Posted by Bob Krites January 2, 2016 0 Comment 896 views

1958 – Herb Freeman and Henry Lenz defeat Kurt Von Himmler and Juan Oinada for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title. 1959 – Fred Blassie defeats Ray Gunkel in Atlanta, Georgia to win the NWA Georgia Southern Heavyweight Title for the eighth time, ending Gunkel’s third reign. 1965 – Sonny Myers defeats Tom Clark […]

Today in Pro Wrestling History – 12/31

Posted by Bob Krites December 31, 2015 0 Comment 1396 views

1891 – William Muldoon, the first American Greco-Roman Heavyweight Champion, retires as champion. Muldoon had been champion since defeating Thiebaud Bauer on January 19, 1880 in New York City, New York. 1956 – MS-1 is born in Salvatierra, Mexico. 1959 – Ilio DiPaolo and Whipper Billy Watson defeat Don Leo Jonathan and Gene Kiniski to […]

Today in Pro Wrestling History – 12/28

Posted by Bob Krites December 28, 2015 0 Comment 703 views

On this day in history in …. 1876 – James Owens defeats James McLaughlin in New York City, New York to win the American Collar-and-Elbow Title, ending McLaughlin’s second reign. 1949 – Leroy McGuirk defeats Billy Goelz for the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title in Des Moines, Iowa, ending Goelz’s second reign. McGuirk had already […]

Today in Pro Wrestling History – 12/27

Posted by Bob Krites December 27, 2015 0 Comment 674 views

1967 – Johnny Valentine defeats Joe Scarpa (who would go onto fame as Chief Jay Strongbow) to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title for the second time in Tampa, Florida. 1968 – Dale Lewis defeats The Professional (Doug Gilbert) in Atlanta, Georgia for the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title. 1986 – Hacksaw Duggan & Terry Taylor […]