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NWA WWF Year-End Award

1989: Year End Article – Best Wrestlers & Matches

Hello everyone and welcome to my final article on 1989. In this special piece, we will take a look back at some of the best matches in both the WWF and NWA/WCW. First of all, I will mention the top five matches for each company, followed by an overall top five list for both companies […]

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NWA PPV

NWA StarrCade 1989 Review (A Night Of Tournaments)

Hello everyone. Welcome to my review of StarrCade 1989, which will be my final review of the 80s. It’s also the last PPV for NWA in 1989, one of the best years that any company has ever had. A win by pin/sub is worth 20 points, a count-out win is worth 15, a DQ win […]

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SNME

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event #24 Review – 11.25.1989 (A Perfect Genius And A Giant Disaster)

Hi everyone. Welcome to my very last WWF review of the year and the decade. In this memorable edition of SNME, Hulk Hogan and The Ultimate Warrior put their titles on the line against The Genius and André the Giant, respectively. Also The Rockers face the Brain Busters in a two-out-of-three-falls main-event match, and more. […]

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PPV WWF

WWF Survivor Series 1989 Review (Warrior vs. Heenan ; Piper vs. Rude)

Welcome everyone to the last WWF PPV of 1989, the third annual Survivor Series. Considering this is a “special” PPV with its own particular match type, some changes to the point system will be made. Considering one wrestler can very well be eliminated in seconds and still technically emerge victorious, only the survivors will get […]

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Clash of the Champions

NWA Clash of the Champions IX: New York Knockout Review – Flair vs. Funk I Quit

Hi everyone, and welcome to what could possibly be my last review in the insane year that has been 2020. Before getting to it though, I hope you had a safe Christmas this year. And more importantly, rest in piece Jon Huber, better known in the pro wrestling world as WWE’s Luke Harper and more […]

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NWA PPV

NWA Halloween Havoc 1989 Review (Flair & Sting Join The Thunderdome)

Hello everyone and welcome to my review of the very first edition of NWA/WCW Halloween Havoc, featuring a rare “thunderdome cage” tag match in the main-event, Lex Luger vs. Brian Pillman fighting over the US title and much more. You can check out the point system here. Before starting, here is the list of champions […]

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SNME

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event #23 Review – 10.14.1989 (Hogan vs. DiBiase)

Welcome everyone to my latest review. Today I bring to you the 22nd edition of SNME, featuring Hogan vs. DiBiase for the title, Roddy Piper returning to the ring on a SNME for the first time in a couple of years and more. Check out the point system here. Before starting, here’s the list of […]

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PPV

WWF SummerSlam 1989 Review (Hogan vs. Zeus)

Greetings, everyone. It’s Tomás here as usual with the review of the second ever edition of SummerSlam, featuring Warrior vs. Rude in a rematch from WrestleMania, The Hart Foundation taking on The Brain Busters, Hulk Hogan taking on the monster Zeus in a main-event tag affair and much more. Before starting, here is the list […]

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SNME WWF

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event #22 Review – 07.29.1989

Greetings, everyone. Welcome to my review of the 22nd edition of SNME, featuring Hulk Hogan putting the World Title on the line against The Honky Tonk Man as well as a best-two-out-of-three-falls tag match between champions Demolition and challengers The Brain Busters in the main-event. Check out the point system here. Before starting, here is […]

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NWA PPV

NWA The Great American Bash 1989 Review (Flair vs. Funk)

Welcome everyone once again to SmarKdown’s Blog. This time I bring to you a show that is considered one of the greatest PPVs in the entire history of pro wrestling, NWA The Great American Bash 1989. It’s a show I’ve never watched, so I’m really curious to finally give it a look. If it’s your […]