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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating SPORTS Photos And Videos

July 28, 2017 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Sports |

Patrick Cummins after his win against Gian Villante

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Welcome To Caveman’s Fight Club!

July 26, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Sports |

Cody Garbrandt’s rise to the UFC Bantamweight Championship

 

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A Tribute To The Art Of Jiu-Jitsu

July 24, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Sports |

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating SPORTS Photos And Videos

July 21, 2017 | 2 Comments » | Topics: Sports |

Julian Edelman’s English teacher sent him a letter apologizing for doubting him

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Welcome To Caveman’s Fight Club!

July 19, 2017 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Sports |

Pro Wrestling Matched Turned Real….Kimura vs Rikidozan

This was supposed to be seen as the duel of the century in Japan, with both wrestlers having backgrounds in martial arts, or fighting in some form. Kimura had a judo background, even inventing what we know today as the Kimura Lock. Rikidozan had a background in sumo wrestling. Their rivalry was to be booked as a series of matches, with the first scripted to end in a draw. After an errant kick to the groin, Rikidozan snapped. He unleashed a flurry of chops to Kimura’s neck and face. At one point, Kimura even turned to the referee, presumably to ask for some kind of help, only to be pummeled to the floor and kicked in the face while the ref just watched and nodded.

Somehow Kimura mustered up enough strength to stand up, bewildered by the turn of events. After the referee checked him for injuries, Rikidozan raced back in and chopped Kimura so hard in the neck that he knocked him out cold.

On December 8, 1963, while partying in a Tokyo nightclub, Rikidōzan was stabbed with a urine-soaked blade by a man named Katsuji Murata who belonged to the ninkyō dantai (Yakuza) Sumiyoshi-ikka. Reportedly, Rikidōzan threw Murata out of the club and continued to party, refusing to seek medical help. Another report states that Rikidōzan did indeed see his physician shortly after the incident, and was told the wound was not serious. He died a week later of peritonitis on December 15. It is rumored by Kimura that his murder was in retaliation for what transpired in the wrestling match.

 

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A History Of Hulk Hogan’s Backstage Politicking

July 11, 2017 | 4 Comments » | Topics: Sports |

Here is a list of reasons as to why many people in the wrestling industry don’t have many good things to say about The Hulkster.

1985 – Would Hogan be willing to work a program with Rick Steamboat if Steamboat agreed to turn heel? No. Give him Big John Studd instead.

1986 – Hogan-Savage is tentatively planned for WM 2, after the two had feuded in house shows which Savage had won by DQ or countout. Hogan nixes the idea of facing the dynamic, atheltic Savage at ‘Mania, even though he would be booked to win. Hogan handpicks King Kong Bundy to embarass in a cage match. Savage wrestles George Steele far down the undercard.

1986 – Hogan agrees to work with Paul Orndorff, but won’t do the job to him. Hogan agrees only because he is guaranteed a win at a huge event. He defeats Orndorff in a cage match on SNME to end the feud.

1987 – Hogan again turns down the idea of feuding with Savage; but suggests turning him face, so Hogan can step aside for awhile, film a movie and get some needed rest. Savage turns face that summer.

1988 – Hogan agrees to “drop” the belt to Andre, but only under questionable circumstances to preserve his character. Hogan agrees to “give the rub” to Savage at WM IV. Hogan only agrees because he is promised he will get the title back at WM 5.

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A Tribute To The Art Of Jiu-Jitsu

July 10, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Sports |

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating SPORTS Photos And Videos

July 7, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: main, Sports |

107 years ago Jack Johnson stopped Jim Jeffries

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