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Torch Flashbacks
MITCHELL FLASHBACK: His feature column 10 years ago - Surviving Crazy Jonny Fairplay of Survivor and TNA fame
TORCH FLASHBACK: Jake Roberts's previous WWE Raw TV appearance nine years ago
FREE SAMPLE - PWTorch Newsletter Back Issue #247 TEXT (20 Yrs. Ago): Cover story on WCW drawing mere 600 at Omni while WWF sells out Boston Garden, Hogan negotiates with WCW, Keller’s rare early-career interview with Sabu, more (10-09-93)
TNA BFG PPV FLASHBACK: Last year's event featured RVD, Sting & Bully, Hardy winning TNA Title, more
EXCLUSIVE - TORCH TALK FLASHBACK: Eric Bischoff talks how he became WCW president, his ideas that modernized TV wrestling, resistance to his hiring, more
PWTORCH YOUTUBE: Lanny Poffo reveals Randy Savage's stipulations for Hall of Fame induction (December 2011)
TNA DEST-X PPV FLASHBACK - 5 yrs. ago: Joe & Nash & Christian vs. Styles & Angle & Tomko, Goldust, Booker T, more
JULY 13 IN HISTORY: ECW vs. USWA in Memphis - Lawler & Christopher vs. Dreamer & Sandman war, RVD & Sabu vs. Taz & Candido, Kane shortly before he was Kane
UFC 100 FLASHBACK: Brock Lesnar beats Frank Mir at historic UFC PPV
JULY 5 IN HISTORY: Cena loses to Billy Gunn at Smackdown house show 10 years ago today, plus Benoit & Rhino vs. Haas & Benjamin in main event
JULY 1 IN HISTORY: Jeff Hardy nearly beats Undertaker in ladder match on Raw, plus Lesnar vs. Flair
JULY 1 IN HISTORY: Jackie Fargo returns to Memphis to team with Jerry Lawler, Flashback - Torch Newswire
EXCLUSIVE: Paul Heyman Quote 20 years ago - "I really don't want to perform anymore"
FLASHBACK: Torch Cover Story on Foley's HIAC bumps 15 years ago this week - what was written about the bumps at the time?
KELLER'S RINGSIDE BEAT FLASHBACK: WWF house show 20 yrs. ago (06-05-93): Hogan & Beefcake vs. Money Inc. main event, HBK vs. Jannetty, Tatanka, Owen, Yoko, Sherri, more
EXCLUSIVE: Before there were "Paul Heyman Guys," who were Heyman's Top 5 Draft Picks 20 years ago?
WWF RAW FLASHBACK (20 years ago): Memorial Day Raw features Duggan, IC Title match, 1-2-3 Kid-Razor Ramon angle
EXCLUSIVE: DDP reflects on Curt Hennig's influence on his career, what made Hennig stand out that Curtis Axel can incorporate into his new WWE TV act?
PWTORCH NEWSLETTER FLASHBACK: Full Rundown & Keller's Analysis of McMahon vs. Costas 2001 "interview" on HBO
EXCLUSIVE: Sammartino details WWWF Title victory 50 years ago today, who made the decision to give him the title, more
TOP 5 STORIES 10 YRS. AGO: Austin retires & becomes Raw GM, Lesnar beats Cena, Smackdown ratings
KELLER FLASHBACK: Who was ranked #1 on the ECW brand five years ago this week?, where did C.M. Punk land?
TORCH TALK EXCLUSIVE: Who said 10 years ago he could write McMahon biography "that no one would believe?"
TORCH TALK EXCLUSIVE: Goldberg talks nearly signing with WWE over WCW in 1990s, reveals details of meeting "car salesman" McMahon for the first time
TORCH FLASHBACK - Death of a Female Wrestling Icon: Miss Elizabeth dies 10 years ago today
FLASHBACK - Brian Pillman Memorial 15 years ago today: Jericho vs. Benoit main event, Al Snow, Steve Austin attends, more
FLASHBACK: Who did Lesnar face in the Smackdown main event 10 years ago today?, plus perspective on John Cena's journey to the WWE Title
NEW ECW DOCUMENTARY "Barbed Wire City" - Must-read supplemental Torch articles by Bruce Mitchell and Wade Keller on Kulas-New Jack incident (w/Addendum)
RAW FLASHBACK - 5 yrs. ago: Lowest Raw rating in 11 years from the U.K. with Triple H-JBL, Jericho-Umaga, Orton-Regal
TORCH FLASHBACK - Streak is Over: Raw beats Nitro in TV ratings with teased Austin vs. McMahon match (15 yrs. ago)
COMMON FAN'S RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW - WrestleMania 9: Ross debuts on WWE TV 20 years ago today, Hogan "wins" WWF Title, Did You Know: Razor Ramon vs. Bob Backlund happened?
RAW FLASHBACK - 5 yrs. ago: Ric Flair's memorable send-off the night after WM24, Jericho vs. Punk, Orton vs. Hardy
KELLER'S WM28 FLASHBACK - 1 yr. ago (04-01-12): Rock vs. Cena I, Taker vs. Triple H, Punk vs. Jericho
RAW FLASHBACK - 10 yrs. ago (03-17-03): Countdown to Stone Cold's final match, Jericho & Christian, Triple H vs. Goldust
WWE RAW FLASHBACK - 5 yrs. ago: Three-hour format for WM Rewind - Flair's retirement match set, Cena vs. HBK main event, Jericho vs. Hardy, Casket match
TNA IMPACT FLASHBACK: How does TNA want to differentiate itself from WWE?, very first Impact captures goal
WWE RAW FLASHBACK - 5 yrs. ago: Triple H vs. Orton, Cena vs. Kennedy, HBK & Flair team, WM main events already set
WCW NITRO FLASHBACK - 15 yrs. ago (03-02-98): Hart's in-ring Nitro debut, Hogan & Hall vs. Sting & Savage
TORCH TALK FLASHBACK: Dutch Mantell (Zeb Colter) talks Ross vs. Heyman commentary feud 20 years ago, why he didn't work well with Dusty, what he would have done if he were not in wrestling
TORCH TALK FLASHBACK: Dutch Mantell (Zeb Colter) talks where he gets his material from, wrestling influences, his style of talking, road stories 20 years ago today
EXCLUSIVE: Former manager details Jake Roberts's go-to practical joke during WWF run
RAW FLASHBACK - 5 yrs. ago (02-25-08): Flair-HBK set for WM24, Hunter & Cena vs. Orton & Anderson main event, Mayweather-Big Show hype continues
WWE NEWS FLASHBACK: What did McMahon say in TV interview about WCW/Turner, Hogan, Sammartino, Austin, and taking WWE public 15 years ago this week?
WWE PPV FLASHBACK - No Way Out (10 yrs. ago today): Stacked line-up includes Rock vs. Hogan, Austin vs. Bischoff, Jericho vs. Jeff Hardy, Taker vs. Big Show, Hunter vs. Steiner, Lesnar & Benoit
WWF ARENA REPORT FLASHBACK - 20 yrs. ago: WWF in transition with Hart vs. Bigelow main event, Razor vs. Perfect, Owen, Tatanka, Doink
SUPERDOME FLASHBACK: NWA's Clash (Flair-Steamboat) faces WM5 (Hogan-Savage); 25 years later, Mania to the Superdome
TORCH FLASHBACK: NWO hits WWF 11 years ago, attacks Austin & Rock to set up top WrestleMania matches
RAW FLASHBACK - 5 yrs ago. (02-11-08): Hardy vs. HBK four-star match, McMahon vs. Hornswoggle, Cena vs. Henry
KELLER FLASHBACK: Watts demoted from head of WCW 20 years ago, Bischoff gains power & Ross loses power
TORCH FLASHBACK - Curt Hennig dies 10 years ago today (PWTorch Newsletter Cover Story)
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