The Chrononaut Chronicles: Legends of Wrestling – Stars of the ’80s: Bob Backlund and Hulk Hogan (2006)

Now for something a little different. Here’s a recap I wrote of an early episode of the Legends of Wrestling series on WWE 24/7, featuring a roundtable discussion focused on two of the biggest stars of the 1980s: Hulk Hogan and Bob Backlund! Since this was taped in 2006, it’s interesting to go back and hear what Jim Ross, Michael Hayes, Pat Patterson, Dusty Rhodes, and Mike Graham had to say about these guys. Let’s go!

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The Chrononaut Chronicles: TNA Impact – June 8, 2006

Continuing along our TNA timeline, weekly recaps of Impact to fill in the blanks between PPVs. This was actually the first review I ever wrote and Scott was kind enough to post it on his old blog way back in 2006. This week on Impact, Sting meets Scott Steiner in a King of the Mountain qualifying match, Kevin Nash and Alex Shelley star in another hilarious Paparazzi Productions segment, and Team Canada battles the James Gang & Chris Sabin in six-man action!

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The Chrononaut Chronicles – WWE Old School: Madison Square Garden – September 23, 1985

Another old-school MSG show, featuring the Hart Foundation against the British Bulldogs, a heated grudge match between Ricky Steamboat and the Magnificent Muraco, and the “Colossal Jostle” pitting Andre the Giant against King Kong Bundy!

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The Chrononaut Chronicles: WWF Raw Is War – December 22, 1997

Celebrate Christmas, WWF Attitude style! This classic holiday episode of Raw is War features the Rock meeting the Undertaker, the New Age Outlaws searching for Mankind, and Shawn Michaels forced to defend the European Championship against fellow D-Generation X member Triple H in a match THAT WILL DEFINITELY HAPPEN!

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The Chrononaut Chronicles: TNA Destination X 2006

In his first NWA World Title defense, Christian Cage meets Monty Brown and then gets completely overshadowed by “real” main eventers like Jeff Jarrett, Sting, and Scott Steiner! Plus, AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels challenge X Division Champion Samoa Joe in a relatively disappointing Ultimate X match!

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The Chrononaut Chronicles – WWE Old School: Madison Square Garden – February 20, 1989

The build to WrestleMania V kicks into overdrive with a classic MSG card: WWF Champion Randy Savage squares off against Intercontinental Champion Ultimate Warrior in a non-title bout, Rick Rude meets Brutus Beefcake, the Fabulous Rougeaus meet the Bushwhackers, and more!

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The Chrononaut Chronicles – WWE Old School: Philadelphia Spectrum – November 7, 1987

WWE Old School presents a classic card from the Philadelphia Spectrum headlined by Randy Savage challenging the Honky Tonk Man for the Intercontinental Title. Plus, Strike Force defends the Tag Team Title against the Islanders, Bam Bam Bigelow battles Killer Khan, and Demolition leaves a mark on Ken Patera & Billy Jack Haynes!

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The Chrononaut Chronicles: WWE Old School – Madison Square Garden – July 1, 1991

Live from New York, it’s WWE Old School! A classic Madison Square Garden card featuring the Ultimate Warrior meeting the Undertaker in a Bodybag Match, the Hart Foundation challenging the Nasty Boys for the WWF Tag Team Title, and a cool heel vs. heel storyline pitting Bobby Heenan’s Family against Mr. Fuji and his Orient Express.

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