In my prior post, I challenged you to remember the 1980s WWF wrestlers who hailed from the hometowns listed below. Here are the answers for those who might have been stumped.
- The Isle of Malta– Baron Mikel Scicluna
- Sunset Beach, HI– Continue reading
I know many people peg Ultimate Warrior as giving the nuttiest promos in the WWF in the 1980s and 1990s, but there were times that Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka could have taken that distinction.
I’ve watched many times over this looney-tunes promo Continue reading
Do any of you remember Joe McHugh? He was the ring announcer for Championship Wrestling, which was one of the WWF’s syndicated shows that they taped in Pennsylvania and broadcast in Boston on Saturdays.
McHugh was a little guy who was in his 80s, and he had a distinctive, slow style to introducing the wrestlers. At the start of each TV show, he went through about a minute of announcements about Continue reading
I find myself thinking about the stereotypical “foreign menace” wrestlers that the WWF used in the 1980s. Mr. Fuji and Mr. Saito. Nikolai Volkoff. Boris Zhukov. Iron Sheik.
I realize that the Iron Sheik these days comes across like a drunken fool every time he’s put in front of a microphone, so it’s hard Continue reading