Is Bret “Hitman” Hart Better Than “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels?

Yea, in a fuckin’ wash. More Professional Wrestling The Kliq’s Legacy Is Their Bond, Not Their Backstage Politics Pro Wrestling Tees’ Powerbomb Pizza Made Me Like Wrestling a Little Less Reexamining Shawn Michaels Losing His Smile 25 Years Later Hitman Hart: Wrestling With Shadows Transcends the Genre It Pioneered

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The Kliq’s Legacy Is Their Bond, Not Their Backstage Politics

When hardcore wrestling fans were introduced to the concept of Shawn Michaels, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman, and Triple H having consolidated their power in the WWF as “The Kliq,” it was not in the most flattering of terms. Editor’s note: The Kliq was initially spelled “The Clique,” until…

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Reexamining Shawn Michaels Losing His Smile, 25 Years Later

February 13, 1997’s Thursday Raw Thursday special  has, in the past 25 years, become synonymous with one thing: Shawn Michaels, in the process of giving a speech where he vacated the WWF Championship, told the viewing audience that, in addition to sustaining a career-threatening knee injury, he had “lost [his] smile.”…

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The Greatest Year in the History of Our Sport (1997 Week 1)

I was nine years old when wrestling was cool. The thing is, I didn’t know it was cool back then; it was just wrestling, just something I watched. Now that I’m older, I still don’t know if it was cool. It was popular, but it was approached less like Nirvana…

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