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Old School Spotlight: Nick Bockwinkel

BOCKWINKEL

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

Old School Spotlight: Adrian Adonis

ADONIS

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

Old School Spotlight: “Crusher” Jerry Blackwell

Blackwell

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

Old School Spotlight: “Hot Stuff” Eddie Gilbert

Hot Stuff

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

Old School Spotlight: “Iron” Mike Sharpe

Mike Sharpe

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

The PWA Show: From Bakewell to Tokyo…..

JAX DANE

Chad and Keila return for Episode 17 this week filled with venom! The duo examines all the pro wrestling related news of the past 7 days including: Global Force Wrestling’s initial roster reveal and why the most important press conference in the young company’s history wasn’t streamed live, thoughts on this past Monday’s RAW, injuries to two top NXT talents, tons of other odd news tidbits from WWE, continuing challenges in the relationship between Destination America and TNA wrestling, plus Keila gives her very candid thoughts on ESPN broadcaster Michelle Beadle publicly turning in her WWE Fan Card in protest of Triple H’s support of boxer Floyd Mayweather. “The PWA Hotseat” is occupied this week by one of the hottest stars in the National Wrestling Alliance, NWA National & North American Heavyweight Champion, “Godzilla” Jax Dane. Jax takes listeners on a journey throughout his career from his humble beginnings in the rural Tennessee farm town of Bakewell, to his early tag team success with current ROH superstar Raymond Rowe, his partnership with “Ironman” Rob Conway, what its like touring Japan, making history recently by unifying two of the NWA’s most prestigious titles, and his future goal of becoming the NWA World Heavyweight Champion. This interview is a great look at one of the fastest rising stars in the sport of professional wrestling. So sit back and enjoy this edition of The PWA Show, YOUR pro wrestling authority!

Old School Spotlight: “Playboy” Buddy Rose

Buddy Rose

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.