Author Archives: Kevin McElvaney

Corrections for PWI April 2022

Corrections for PWI April 2022 We have a few relatively minor, yet regrettable corrections to report for the latest issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Missing photo credits on page 60 and 61, respectively: Good Brothers & Brandon Cutler (Lee South/AEW) Second Gear Crew (Earl Gardner) Author byline on page 39: Terry Funk (Brian R. Solomon);

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Giant Baba, Vince McMahon, and Seiki Sakaguchi pose together for a photo

FROM THE VAULT: Baba and Vince Open the Forbidden Door

FROM THE VAULT: Baba and Vince Open the Forbidden Door (updated 11/19/21) VINCE MCMAHON. GIANT Baba. Together in the same ring. The 2,350 FANS in attendance at Korakuen Hall on January 28, 1990, were in for a big surprise. As recently as the early-1980s, McMahon’s WWF had enjoyed a solid relationship with All Japan’s biggest

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CM Punk, Starrcast 2019

“Punk Appears Or We Riot” (Metaphorically)

“Punk Appears Or We Riot” (Metaphorically) LOOK … CLICKBAIT HEADLINES aside, I’m not suggesting that fans will actually riot at a wrestling show in the year 2021. But the hype surrounding this Friday’s edition of Rampage—the follow-up to last week’s celebrated series premiere—has officially reached a boil. And, much as I don’t expect actual, physical

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