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a thread from 10 years ago

Found something interesting.

This is the first encouter between wrestling historian Gary Will and myself on USENET's rec.sport.pro-wrestling.

Click <a href='http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&threadm=1992Oct8.135945.5590%40csd.uwe.ac.uk&rnum=2&prev=/groups%3Fq%3Dgroup:rec.sport.pro-wrestling.*%2BEbeneezer%2BGoode%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DUTF-8%26as_drrb%3Db%26as_mind%3D12%26as_minm%3D5%26as_miny%3D1981%26as_maxd%3D1%26as_maxm%3D11%26as_maxy%3D1992%26selm%3D1992Oct8.135945.5590%2540csd.uwe.ac.uk%26rnum%3D2' target='_blank'>here</a>.
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Most Important title today

Two ways to look at this question, which you think is either the top title in wrestling today or which is your personal prefernce
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"Unified" belts for secondary titles- i dont agree

This debate has popped up from time to time, so I figured I'll just see what everyone here thinks. When it comes to maybe two World titles being unified, then yes, I
say either carry both belts out or create a new belt representing the
Unified championship. However, when it comes to the unification of
secondary titles, I agree with the current practice in North American
wrestling: the lesser title gets "absorbed" into the more ...
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Need Title Histories !

Does anyone know where I can find title histories for wrestlers. Like, Sabu, Shane Douglas, Chris Candido and many others ?

Please email me links.

Thanks,
Mike

\triplethreat@fuse.net\
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Dunacn & Will Title History

Get this book! It is the greatest book on the subject I have ever seen.
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Burning Question abotu title history

I have a question that has been burning inside my head a while...

After Brian Pillman's untimely death, a writer for TV guide attacked the WWF. To respond to that, the WWF used the world's biggest loudspeaker, Jim Cornette, to respond. In his beautifully mastered tirade Cornette started tracing back the title history of wrestling and made a startling link to Abraham Lincoln. Can anyone verify this or point me in a direction to verify ...
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Times of Title matches

I was wondering if anyone could help me (direct me to a good website maybe). I am trying to track down the times of match where the title changed. I know this will be verey hard to do for older title changes, but it seems that people don't even bother to list the times of matches on modern PPVs anymore.

I know the time of the match still means something in Japan and I figured ...
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Bobby Managoff (1916 - 2002)

Former National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight champion Bobby Managoff passed away on April 3rd. He was the world champ during the WWII when many wrestlers were not available.

Lou Thesz's famous 936 consecutive win record started on the day after he lost to Managoff in Buffalo on 1948/06/11.

Managoff was indeed the living history of pro-wrestling.

RIP.
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Favorite/Least Favorite Belt Designs/Beltmarks

For being such an integral part of wrestling history, wrestling's championship belts often do not get "much play" (except for a couple of cool places on the 'net, like Yahoo! Groups, NWA Midwest, and here). Just wondering, what's everyone's favorite belt design(s) (past or present)?
My all-time absolute favorite is the WWF Intercontinental Title from 1985-1998 (the version Reggie Parks created, with the globe in the middle and the the "layered off" effect on the ...
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