All posts by Bob Magee

  • Thoughts on the Nature Boy

    For anyone of a certain age, no matter how much they deny it...or deny being wrestling fans....everyone of a certain age knows who Ric Flair...

  • The State of WWE

    Might need a 60 minute AJ Styles- Shinsuke Nakamura match on Smackdown to get THAT taste out of my mouth.

  • Covering Up the Bullying in the WWE

    It's interesting to see the number of people who have sent Mauro Ranallo messages of support with this situation. Hundreds, if not thousands, of fans...

  • A Shocking Return, and a Poignant Farewell

    Wrestlemania 33 is history. Roman Reigns got booed...but not as badly as some feared he might.

  • Heard About a Video?

    Sid Vicious said it best: "these kids are doing nothing different that we did. Only difference...no smartphones."

  • Did John Cena “Tie” Ric Flair?

    The fact is that Ric Flair has 19 world championship reigns that were recognized by WCW, NWA, and WWE at one point in time.

  • 2016 Year-End Awards

    As 2017 begins, it's time for the 20th annual AS I SEE IT Year-End Review. As usual, I should note that my selections are based...

  • Two Great Stories Coming From WWE

    Two great stories this week: Drew Gulak and Steve Corino. Both have signed with WWE; Gulak for the 205 WWE Network-only cruiserweight show, and Corino...

  • Helping for the Holidays

    Independent promotions hold a wide variety of events to benefit various food pantries, fundraisers for homeless or domestic violence shelters...and Toys for Tots drives.

  • Terry Funk Appears at the Old ECW Arena

    Along with a blow-away match between Sami Callihan and Ricochet, Terry Funk has been scheduled to second Tommy Dreamer in his main event match against...

  • A Bad Break for Balor

    First hopes were for little more than a shoulder dislocation. But Tuesday's surgery was far worse than hoped for.

  • Should Sports Purists Be Up In Arms?

    Purists need to tone down the self-righteous attitude, and take a look at ESPN's history. First, ESPN's original name was Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.

  • Pat Patterson’s Book Covers All Bases

    It's not any secret that Pat Patterson was gay. Hell, Patterson being gay was a staple for veiled on-air jokes by Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby...

  • WWE vs. Conor McGregor

    Well...want someone to get attention for your event...and himself? Consider hiring Conor McGregor.

  • Will the WWE Brand Split Work?

    So Smackdown is going live, every Tuesday night...and WWE is again spitting brands. Will it work?

  • Promoting Your Product

    I’m just one more mark sitting in the seats who just wants to see independent wrestling succeed….at a time when wrestling fans need alternatives…badly.

  • A Scary Night

    Don't hate on wrestling because outcomes are predetermined.....The risk we take is real. The falls we take are real. The pain we wake up to...

  • Working the Marks

    Wrestling has always had a strange relationship with those who pay money to support its very existence.....better known as fans.

  • A Bloated, Self-indulgent Mess

    Last night was simply everything wrong about WWE. Wrestlemania 32 really came off to me like a bloated, self-indulgent mess.

  • We All Like “WTF Moments”

    AS I SEE IT: We All Like “WTF Moments” Bob Magee Pro Wrestling: Between the Sheets PWBTS.com Well, hell froze over in wrestling. Again. Last...