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July 7, 2009

‘Buddy Rogers: Most Influential Wrestler of the 20th Century’ … at Wrestling Observer online

Irvin Muchnick’s guest column today at the website of the Wrestling Observer  Newsletter, “Buddy Rogers: Most Influential Wrestler of the 20th Century,” can be viewed at […]
July 9, 2009

‘Buddy Rogers: Most Influential Wrestler of the 20th Century’ (full text from Wrestling Observer online)

[originally published on July 7 at Wrestling Observer online] Buddy Rogers: Most Influential Wrestler of the 20th Century By Irvin Muchnick Bruno Sammartino’s recent interview with […]
July 14, 2009

‘Brock Lesnar: Fusion Sports Star’ … today at Beyond Chron

“Brock Lesnar: Fusion Sports Star” by Irvin Muchnick http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Brock_Lesnar_Fusion_Sports_Star_7131.html
July 17, 2009

‘Brock Lesnar: Fusion Sports Star’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published at Beyond Chron on July 14, http://www.beyondchron.org/news/index.php?itemid=71]31] By Irvin Muchnick They used to say that the day before the major league baseball all-star game […]
July 17, 2009

Meltzer on Lesnar — Read and Learn

Frank Deford has called Dave Meltzer, publisher of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, “the most accomplished reporter in sports journalism.” With the right subject in the right […]
July 24, 2009

Another Dead Wrestler — Damien Steele

A wrestler on the Georgia independent circuit, Damien Steele, was found dead at home on Wednesday. The first reports don’t say where (probably Georgia) or his […]
July 26, 2009

(Very Little) More on Dead Wrestler Damien Steele

I have just a few nuggets of new information, and no real hard information, on the death last week of independent wrestler Damien Steele. As noted […]
July 26, 2009

Damien Dothard (“Steele”) Cause of Death: Aneurysm

Here are full details on the death of Damien Dothard (“Damien Steele” in WWE developmental and for one televised WWE match, and in Deep South Wrestling). […]
July 27, 2009

Damien Steele Was 34

Touching up our earlier item, Julie Patterson tells me that Damien Dothard (“Damien Steele”) actually turned 34 on June 27. The funeral in Georgia is now […]