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No Wives, No Brothers, No Chance: WCW Recap 5/22/00

This is my third week of following WCW, and I gotta say, I get it now. I get why this company didn’t make it. For all the talent they have on the roster, I’ve never seen someone so determined to make the same mistakes over and over as Russo and…

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Punching A Millionaire To Avenge Your Mom: A Judgement Day 2004 Recap

2020 sucks, so let’s travel back to May 16, 2004. At the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, WWE Judgement Day features John Cena as a young up-and-comer, the Undertaker as an aging diva, and Eddie Guerrero as world champion. The show, which runs just over two and a half…

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New Champs and Family Drama: WCW Recap 5/15/00

WCW has been tripping over their own feet recently, with booking more convoluted than the final season of Game of Thrones. This week we’re building towards the Great American Bash, and it’s father vs son, uncle vs nephew, Scott Steiner vs the English language. House of Shared Pain After having…

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Sweat, Tears, and Mysterious Red Liquid: WCW Recap 5/8/00

Welcome to Let’s Pretend It’s Any Year Other Than 2020, where the Fanfyte crew talks about wrestling from May in other, better years. Wrestling is somehow still continuing during this current time period, but let’s not dwell on that, because every second I spend remembering it’s 2020 makes me want…

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A Retirement Party Where Everything Blows Up: FMW 6th Anniversary Recap

Welcome to Let’s Pretend It’s Any Year Other Than 2020, where the Fanfyte crew talks about wrestling from May in other, better years. There’s been a lot of Atsushi Onita coverage on Fanfyte lately. I wrote about his exploding ring death match against Terry Funk as an example of the…

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The Head is Where the Brain Lives, and Other Lessons from WCW Slamboree 2000

[Ed note: As I’ve mentioned a few places before, I’m really uncomfortable with the fact that wrestling has continued happening amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Fanfyte has suspended weekly coverage of new wrestling for the time being, since, you know, there shouldn’t be any new wrestling right now! Since it’s incredibly…

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