About: Art0Donnell

A wrestling fan ever since the days of Wrestlemania IX, Art graduated from college in the same building where Art Donovan called King of the Ring 1994. He also runs the "How Much Does This Guy Weigh?" blog, where he reviews New Generation-Era Monday Night Raws. Follow him on Twitter @Art0Donnell. Email at: art@wrestlecrap.com

Recent Posts by Art0Donnell

Induction: Superman in “No Holds Barred” – It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a wrestling episode!

17 Submitted by on Thu, 07 November 2019, 22:12
TV show, 1952 This week’s induction dates back to the early days of television, when The Adventures of Superman featured an episode entitled, “No Holds Barred”. The year was MCMLII – 1952, IV those of you who don’t know how II read Roman numerals – and George Reeves was fighting for truth, justice, and the American way*. Not only did Continue Reading...
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Induction: UWF Blackjack Brawl – What Herb was Abrams smoking?

27 Submitted by on Thu, 24 October 2019, 23:47
Universal Wrestling Federation, 1994 Blackjack Brawl was the second supercard ever put on by the Universal Wrestling Federation. Herb Abrams’s Universal Wrestling Federation, I should specify, as a trademark oversight allowed the rookie wrestling promoter to scoop up the name once used by Mid-South Wrestling. Blackjack Brawl was so named because it emanated from Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Arena, a Continue Reading...
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Induction: Hakushi gets Americanized – Horowitz wins… a friend

24 Submitted by on Thu, 10 October 2019, 21:20
WWF, 1995-1996 Talk about a step down: In the first half of 1995, the newly-arrived Japanese wrestler Hakushi was wrestling Bret Hart on pay-per-view. In the second half, he was regularly teaming with Brett Hart. Hey, you might be thinking, teaming with Bret Hart sounds pretty good. But I didn’t say he was teaming with Bret Hart. I said he Continue Reading...
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Induction: Phil Silva’s Karate Wrestling – The world’s first MMA match

16 Submitted by on Thu, 26 September 2019, 20:10
Dallas wrestling, 1954 For this week’s induction, we take you back to the 1950s. World War II had ended, the economy was surging, and a new sensation was sweeping the United States, brought back by American GIs stationed abroad. That, of course, was pizza. But Japanese martial arts like judo and karate were also a major fascination. For decades to Continue Reading...
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Induction: Danny Bonaduce vs. Eric Young – I know why the caged Partridge sings

15 Submitted by on Mon, 16 September 2019, 20:00
TNA, 2009 For years, TNA/Impact Wrestling has been considered by many (especially on this site) to be the spiritual successor to WCW. Granted, much of that reputation has more to do with TNA’s mismanagement than with any commitment to Southern-style wrestling. Still, many former WCW stars did end up plying their trade in TNA, such as co-founder Jeff Jarrett and Continue Reading...
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