Tag Archives: hall of fame

Diamond Dallas Page joins WWE’s immortals

Diamond Dallas Page joins WWE's immortals [caption id="attachment_3828" align="alignleft" width="347"] Diamond Dallas Page.[/caption] World Wrestling Entertainment’s latest hall of fame inductee, Diamond Dallas Page, will be enshrined into wrestling immortality at WrestleMania 33 just as many have been before him, acknowledging his contributions...

It’s fun to love the bad guy, and Roddy Piper was as “bad” as they came

It's fun to love the bad guy, and Roddy Piper was as "bad" as they came Make no mistake about it.  This will not be the first, or the last, memorial written in remembrance of "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.  Others will commemorate him more elegantly, and others will have had a more personal interaction with him, but one thing is for sure; Roddy Piper was a hero of mine, and his passing has created...

Private screening of Iron Sheik documentary a humbling experience

Private screening of Iron Sheik documentary a humbling experience [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp4IYjTOh4I[/youtube] When you say the name "Iron Sheik" to a wrestling fan, regardless of generation, a number of vivid memories come to mind.  If you're a fan from the 1970s, you remember his bloody battles in the NWA and Mid-South territories.  In the 1980s, you remember his...

Our 2015 Predictions!

Our 2015 Predictions! Editors note: Last year, Jan and I combined our predictions into one amalgamated column.  This year, we're going to present it a little bit differently.  This year, Tyler, Jan and I have come up with our own separate predictions (five each), and we will examine them again this time next year.  So, without further ado,...

How can a superhero die? Remembering The Ultimate Warrior

How can a superhero die? Remembering The Ultimate Warrior The Ultimate Warrior.  Such is a name that rings through the very fibres of pop culture.  In the mid- to late '80s professional wrestling created a number of iconic characters that still resonate with the mainstream today.  Hulk Hogan, 'Macho Man' Randy Savage, and The Ultimate Warrior were, and continue to be, household...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/13/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/13/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: [caption id="attachment_1386" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Daniel Bryan atop the steel cage on Monday Night RAW - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Daniel Bryan turns on The Wyatt Family: The fact that this makes the hit list is bizarre for two reasons.  One, the entire angle (all three weeks...

Cody Rhodes carving out own legacy

Cody Rhodes carving out own legacy Born into what can only be described as pro wrestling royalty, one would assume Cody Rhodes — son of the legendary Dusty Rhodes and half-brother of Dustin (Goldust) Runnels — knew a lot about the business at a very young age. Yes and no, the eloquent World Wrestling Entertainment superstar said over the phone recently. “I...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Interview with Bret ‘Hitman’ Hart

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Interview with Bret 'Hitman' Hart Chinlock.com Editor's Note:  Here is another incredible piece, originally written by Jan Murphy, and published in the Kingston Whig Standard   on 05/22/2010.  Chinlock.com is proud to present an interview with WWE Hall of Famer, and multi-time World Heavyweight Champion Bret 'Hitman' Hart! ------------------------------ [caption...

Iron Sheik fired up for celebrity roasts

Iron Sheik fired up for celebrity roasts [caption id="attachment_701" align="aligncenter" width="650"] The Iron Sheik - Photo Credit: The Bleacher Report[/caption] The Iron Sheik is a legend. Just ask him. Kidding aside, few can dispute the legacy that Iranian-born Hossein Kohsrow Ali Vaziri carved out during his long and storied professional wrestling career. In...

CHINLOCK EXCLUSIVE: The Iron Sheik – WWE Hall of Famer and Iranian Legend

CHINLOCK EXCLUSIVE: The Iron Sheik - WWE Hall of Famer and Iranian Legend [caption id="attachment_701" align="aligncenter" width="650"] The Iron Sheik - Photo Credit: The Bleacher Report[/caption] The man known the world over as The Iron Sheik has given his entire life to professional wrestling. It has not been without its rewards, for the Sheik, whose real name is Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri,...

HBK answers call of the wild

HBK answers call of the wild [caption id="attachment_660" align="aligncenter" width="642"] MacMillan River Adventures co-host Shawn Michaels[/caption] For a quarter century as a professional wrestler, Shawn Michaels built his Hall of Fame career by being every one of the things he many times boasted to be: the show stopper, the icon, the main event...

2013 WWE Hall of Fame Review (TV Version)

2013 WWE Hall of Fame Review (TV Version) [caption id="attachment_274" align="aligncenter" width="642"] 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Logo - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] It's hard to argue that this year's WWE Hall of Fame Class was the most loaded line-up since regular inductions commenced in 2004.  While there have been several notable "headliners" (so to speak),...

Stratusfaction Guaranteed – Interview with 2013 WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus

Stratusfaction Guaranteed - Interview with 2013 WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="346"] Photo Courtesy of WWE.com[/caption] Article Originally Published Saturday, March 30, 2013 Jan Murphy - Kingston Whig Standard [ Permalink ] Trish Stratus built a career out of defying the odds and breaking new ground. So it should come as little surprise that the...