• Old School Wrestling Legend Celebrates His Birthday
Old School NWA/WWF/WCW Legend “Dirty” D!ck Slater (Real name: Richard Van Slater) turns 67 today.
Slater wrestled several territories in the 70s, 80s & 90s, until he had to retire following a back injury in 1996.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY D!CK SLATER!
• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (May 19, 1979) – Hulk Hogan VS. The Mongolian Stomper
On this day in 1979, CWA Memphis Championship Wrestling TV aired a match between “The Hulk” Terry Boulder (Hulk Hogan) and The Mongolian Stomper (Archie Gouldie).
You can watch the match below in the best possible quality available:
• Possible Reason Why WWE Isn’t Interested In Their Tag Team Division
Some fans have noticed that WWE isn’t putting much effort into their tag team division as of late.
PWInsider’s Mike Johnson recently discussed this and noted how WWE officials think that wrestlers that are currently involved in the tag team division aren’t worth their time and they won’t invest in them because they think the tag teams can’t draw money.
With that being said, word going on is that current RAW Tag Team Champions WOKEN Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt are set to defend their Titles against The B-Team (Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas) at Money In The Bank 2018 PPV.
While some fans are happy that Axel & Dallas are getting a pushed, but majority of the fans think WWE is dropping the ball with plans like this.