WWE has purchased the rights to the World Wrestling Council’s videotape library, officially finalizing the deal last month, according to a report from PW Insider.
WWC was created back in 1973 by Carlos Colon Sr, Victor Jovica, and Gorilla Monsoon and is where Carlos Colon made his name, winning the WWC Universal Championship 26 different times, and held it for over a combined 3,000 days.
WWC is where Bruiser Brody was killed in 1988 when Brody was stabbed in the showers by Jose Huertas Gonzalez, known as Invader #1 in the ring, who claimed self-defense and was acquitted of murder charges.
Abdullah the Butcher, Eddie Colon, Greg Valentine, Scott Hall, Dory Funk Jr., Sabu, and Dory Funk are some of the other notable names that have wrestled for the promotion throughout the years.
Additionally, WWE superstars Primo and Epico still make appearances for the promotion despite being current WWE superstars.
Enzo Amore Kicked Out of Survivor Series
Former WWE superstar Enzo Amore made his presence known at WWE Survivor Series, but not in a good way, as he caused such a commotion that he was promptly kicked out, and ultimately banned from the arena during Sunday’s show.
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Shawn Michaels Talks Crown Jewel, In Ring Future
WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels was a recent guest on E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness and discussed a number of topics including his work down at NXT with the younger superstars and his recent in-ring return at Crown Jewel.
“I’m glad to say that I did it, but I don’t want to try it again.” Michaels said regarding his match earlier this month.
Michaels also refuted the idea that he did it for the payday.
“I didn’t want to be put in that position because I’m good with the performances that I’ve had at WrestleMania. I wanted to end those the way that I ended them” Micheals said, saying that all 4 men in a tag match was like KISS and the Rolling Stones playing their greatest hits.
Michaels also said that he is happy he returned, but does not want to get back in the ring again.
“Fighting With My Family” Movie Trailer Released
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions’s ‘Fighting With My Family’, produced in conjunction with WWE Studios and Film 4, which is based on the life of the Knight family, including WWE’s Paige, has finally dropped a trailer.
According to the synopsis:
“Based on a true story, FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY follows reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak as they make a living wrestling together in tiny venues. When Paige and Zak get the opportunity to try out for WWE, the family grabs a once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn their wildest dreams into a dazzling future. However, brother and sister quickly discover that to become superstars, both their talent and their relationship will be put to the test.”
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