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Wrestling's Greatest Stories: Inside Stories about Cage Matches, Royal Rumbles, Smackdowns & Wrestlemania

Overview

Insider stories about the men and women who sacrifice their bodies just for the chance to “walk the aisle.” Read about the great brawls, spot fests and technical clinics—exciting stories from in the ring and behind the curtain:

• The arena-wide brawl for the WWF title between arrogant showboat Shawn Michaels and Canadian hero Bret “The Hitman” Hart

• The immortal Hulk Hogan's bodyslam of the legendary 525-pound Andre the Giant in front of 93,000 fans

• Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat's 32-minute technical classic ...

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Overview

Insider stories about the men and women who sacrifice their bodies just for the chance to “walk the aisle.” Read about the great brawls, spot fests and technical clinics—exciting stories from in the ring and behind the curtain:

• The arena-wide brawl for the WWF title between arrogant showboat Shawn Michaels and Canadian hero Bret “The Hitman” Hart

• The immortal Hulk Hogan's bodyslam of the legendary 525-pound Andre the Giant in front of 93,000 fans

• Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat's 32-minute technical classic against Ric Flair, perhaps the greatest world champion in history, for the NWA World Title

• The most brutal steel cage match in history—Mankind versus The Undertaker at WWF's King of the Ring

• TNA's A.J. Styles outwrestles Samoa Joe and Christopher Daniels in the greatest match in the young league's history

• “Crippler” Chris Benoit's emotional clash with Bret Hart in memory of Bret's late brother Owen Hart

• Forty-two-year-old Ric Flair's incredible 62-minute performance to capture his first WWF title in 1992's 30-man Royal Rumble.

And more…

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781897277140
  • Publisher: Editions de la Montagne Verte
  • Publication date: 2/7/2008
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 1,371,868
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     5
A Brief History of Wrestling     9
The Irresistible Force, The Immoveable Object     29
The Rivalry     49
A Flair for the Gold     69
Home Is Where The Hart Is     89
To Hell and Back     109
A Tribute Gripped By Tragedy     128
Glory Bound?     144
Notes on Sources     167
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