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ON THE ROAD: WCW Nitro (06/17/96 – Richmond, VA)

DEAN ATTENDS HORSEMEN RALLY; CLIFF STAYS HOME AND VOMITS ON SHOES!! (also known as Dean goes to Nitro in Richmond) Howdy! I went to the Nitro deal tonight in Richmond (my hometown) and had a big old time; unfortunately without the incredibly sick Cliff, who was so sick that he couldn’t go to wrestling which […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #26

ANDY HUG! EL CANEK! PEGUSUS KID! EL HIJO DEL SANTO! VILLANO III! VILLANO IV! and other stuff I saw and heard this week! Howdy! Welcome to DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW #26! It was a good week for tape-watching, I got Mike’s first Mountain of Tapes with all this old UWA stuff on it and […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #10

JEFF JARRETT! DEAN MALENKO! STEVE AUSTIN! and other things I watched for the mountain of tape to arrive! Howdy! Welcome to Death Valley Driver Video Review #10! I finished the last match of the last mountain of tapes I got, which means a little down time between deliveries. I gotta a bunch coming in soon, […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #181

DUSTIN RHODES! and VADER! are really great at this wrestling thing! More DEAN~! from the RSPW~! archives! BAM BAM BIGELOW~! gets an extra M~! in his name! KONNAN~! loses an N~! DAISUKE SEKIMOTO~! wrestles in a weird place! And I~! don’t mean JAPAN~! YUJI NAGATA~! MARTIN STONE~! BRAZOS~! DERANGED~! THE DEATH OF WCW~! WELCOME TO […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #4

OHTANI! BENOIT! STEAMBOAT! MISAWA! and other stuff I saw and heard the last couple of days! Howdy! It’s time for the Death Valley Driver Video Review #4! It’s been a big week, in that I almost got caught up except for the batch that St. Phil has sent me and a couple that Scott sent […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #3

BENOIT! KOBASHI! TAUE! DIBIASE! BUZZ SAWYER! and other stuff I’ve seen and heard so far this week!  Howdy! I’m a do these every three days or so, so they don’t get too unweildy (or something spelled similar to that). I just saw the Kenta Kobashi/Akira Taue match on tape (God bless Phil!) with the Triple […]

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DVDVR 4 OFF: King of the Ring 2000

(by PHIL RIPPA) I am reviewing King of the Ring 2000 because Derek Jeter bought the Miami Marlins and Dolfan was less than pleased. (I assume he did not receive a gift basket.) Payment this time was in the form of a Rusev Day shirt. I am elated #HappyRusevDay pic.twitter.com/4XvzgZ6UtA — DVDVR (@D_V_D_V_R) January 18, […]

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DVDVR 3 OFF: Halloween Havoc 1999

(by PHIL RIPPA) In today’s installment of payola reviews – Dolfan picked this one because he was pissed at me that Kevin Owens lost in the now thankfully dead March Madness tournament. God – that might be the only way I bring it back. People pay me. It is worth reviewing Wrestlemania XII if it […]

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1001 MATCHES: Black History Month

(by PHIL RIPPA) The running gag has always been “Okay – it’s February time for the WWE to acknowledge that it had black wrestlers and randomly push the current black wrestlers on the roster” time. Of course – this year, while Naomi did emerge from the ether to win the Smackdown Women’s Title (though had […]

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1001 MATCHES: A to Z

(by PHIL RIPPA) A straight forward theme this time which I, of course, made way more difficult for myself. A 501) ARN ANDERSON vs. THE GREAT MUTA – NWA POWER HOUR – (01/02/90 – NWA TV Title) Arn beats Muta in a match as good as you would hope it would be when seeing the […]