Many fans over the years had been dreaming of the two “Giants” in pro wrestling teaming up, and the Wrestling Summit made it happen. Here is the REAL ‘Colossal Connection’, with Andre the Giant and Giant Baba against WWF world tag team champions, Ax and Smash of Demolition. Enjoy everyone!!! Thank you to CLASSIC1PW.
This past weekend in Fairhaven, MA, the New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame inducted their class of 2013 honorees, a class that included the Powers of Pain (Warlord and Barbarian), Mr. Fuji, WWE Diva Sunny, Kevin Sullivan, Nelson Frazier (Viscera), and several others.
The induction ceremonies were hosted by WWE legend Howard Finkle and radio host Arda Ocal,
Legendary WWE tag team Demolition reunited recently in Bay City, Michigan for Ultimate Championship Wrestling. The duo, which still holds the record for the longest WWE tag title reign (478 days), defeated the team Legion by disqualification in the main event.
During a recent interview with MLive.com, Barry “Smash” Darsow spoke about his son Dakota breaking into the business, challenges that second generation wrestlers face and the crazy WWE schedule back in the late 80′s and early 90′s. Here are some highlights of what Darsow said about:
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Former WWF Tag Team ChampionsAx (Bill Eadie) and Smash (Barry Darsow), better known as Demolitionjoined Kayfabe Wrestling Radio Tuesday Night. In a nearly 30 minute interview, they discussed how the two were paired up as Demolition, making the switch of managers from Johnny Valiant to Mr. Fuji, if the face paint was cumbersome at all, being cohesive as a tag team and the tag teams of today, main-eventing events at Madison Square Garden and singles matches vs tag matches, the lengthy tag title run, who they enjoyed facing most, what it’s like working WrestleMania and if it was ever just another show for them, the old style travels chedule for wrestlers and much more.
Pro wrestling returns to the Stirling, NJ on April 6th at 7:00pm at the Long Hill Township Community Center (264 South Warren Avenue, just off Valley Road), as a benefit fundraiser with The Bernards Township Regional Chamber Of Commerce, The Bernardsville Columbus Club, and the Long Hill Police Benevolent Association.
Coming to Stirling, NJ will be WWE wrestling tag team legends DEMOLITION! DEMOLITION will do battle with the TWO RUDE DUDES on the evening, in a brutal brawl for it all, on the Eve of Wrestlemania!
David Dexter reports that Demolition, Ax and Smash, will be inducted into new Wrestling Hall of Fame and will appear at the ceremony in New York City! The press release is as follows:
Milwaukee, WI – January 30th, 2013 — The Pro Wrestling Report is pleased to announce the creation of the PWR Hall of Fame with an induction ceremony to be held in New York City on April 5th, 2013. Tickets are available now at www.pwrshow.com
“The Pope” Elijah Burke recently parted ways with TNA and is now returning to Pro Wresting Syndicate where he will square off against former WWE star John Morrison as part of PWS’ Super Card Night One taking place on Thursday April 4th at The Sports Plex on 215 Durham Ave in Metuchen, NJ.
Also announced for this event are the following first time ever matches:
Rock N Roll Express vs Demolition
Kevin Steen vs Dan Maff
Davey Richards vs Anthony Nese
Colt Cabana vs Kevin Matthews
Hardcore Scramble featuring New Jack, Tommy Dreamer, Apollyon, Lucifer Darksyde, Devon Moore, The Almighty Sheik, and Necro Butcher.