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Americana: Where American Wrestling met Brazilian jiu jitsu

Americana: Where American Wrestling met Brazilian jiu jitsu

[Music] My name is Bob Anderson and I’m a national champion wrestler in all three styles Greco, freestyle and Sambo and I was an Olympic coach Pan American Games coach and World Cup coach. [Music] [Applause] I had my surfboard with me because I heard there was good surf and everything and I’m trying to get through customs and I can’t get out because I don’t have anybody to pick me up I don’t have a place to go and…

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Fencing Great Valentina Vezzali’s Latest Fight | Legends Live On

Fencing Great Valentina Vezzali’s Latest Fight | Legends Live On

From Italy, Valentina Vezzali! Valentina changed the way we see women’s sports in Italy. Valentina is exceptional because even as a kid, she was competitive. Winning a week after her father’s death… You need to be really strong. I absolutely wanted to take part in the Olympics and become number one. After the Olympics in London, in March 2013, I joined the Parliament. I was asked to serve my country using the experience I’d gained in the sports world. Deputy…

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5 Big WWE Wrestlers Who Started Out As Jobbers

5 Big WWE Wrestlers Who Started Out As Jobbers

Before Jeff Hardy made a name for himself as “The Charismatic Enigma”, he competed in the WWF at the time with his brother, Matt as an “enhancement talent” or in other words, a jobber. Jeff Hardy lied about his age claiming that he was 18 when he was in fact 16 so at the young age of 16, he made his WWF televised debut against Razer Ramon, where he was completely squashed and toyed with. Hardy continued getting his ass…

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10 Greatest WrestleMania Builds In WWE History | WrestleTalk 10

10 Greatest WrestleMania Builds In WWE History | WrestleTalk 10

10 Greatest Wrestlemania Builds In WWE History Everyone into the corsa. We’re on the goddamn road to Wrestlemania. Sure the term Road to Wrestlemania has been so heavily trademarked that it sounds more like an It’s A Small World attraction than a series of events, but certain Wrestlemania builds have contained some of the greatest not just wrestling-based, but general storytelling in history. Underdog vs Monster, Brother turning against Brother, Duelling unstoppable Gods – these are stories formed from ancient…

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WRESTLING DONTAKU 2018 (May 3) – Post-match Interview [9th match]

WRESTLING DONTAKU 2018 (May 3) – Post-match Interview [9th match]

想像してたよりもずっとキツい試合だった。 It was harder than expected. Page has a bright future, huh? But he’s still not ready for me. Come back in 100 or 1000 more years… If you want to defeat me. 今日はファンのみんなに伝えるつもりで闘った。 そして世界中で見てるファンに向けても… 例えベルトが懸かってなくても、俺はいつでもすごい試合が 出来るんだとみんなに証明してみせた。 今でも俺が新日本の主役だ。 世界最高のレスラーは俺だ。 言わなくても分かるだろうけど。 まぁ、完璧なエンディングではなかったけどね。 俺は頭から出血してるし、飯伏も負けちゃった。 でも大丈夫、傷はすぐに癒えるさ。 もっと強くなって戻ってくるだけだ。 リングでも言ったけど、”いつだって明日があるさ”。 だからそれまで、GOODBYE. GOODNIGHT. BANG.

Wrestlers Who Were Taken Down by Fans

Wrestlers Who Were Taken Down by Fans

– [Zach] One of the things that makes our industry unique is the fan interaction. Chants, cheers, and boos are an important part of wrestling but then there are the fans who take things too far. We’ve all seen videos of fans jumping the barricade and getting involved, but they usually don’t do anything or are subdued before touching any of the wrestlers. There are the exceptions though where some crazed fans have been able to take down the stars…

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Everytime the Boogeyman Has Returned to WWE

Everytime the Boogeyman Has Returned to WWE

– [Zach] While he may not be your typical wrestler, the Boogeyman definitely stands out from the crowd. He was released from WWE in 2009, but he still finds ways to show up now and again. Let’s go through every surprise appearance from the eater of worms. The first time we had seen the Boogeyman since leaving WWE was in December of 2012. During the Slammy Awards, Booker T was presenting the Tell Me I Did Not Just See That…

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John Cena In Royal Rumble! Worst RAW Promo Of 2019?! WWE Raw, Jan. 7, 2019 Review | WrestleTalk

John Cena In Royal Rumble! Worst RAW Promo Of 2019?! WWE Raw, Jan. 7, 2019 Review | WrestleTalk

The best Raw six man tag of 2019! The best Dean Ambrose / Seth Rollins match of 2019! And the worst Braun Strowman promo of 2019. This week’s Raw is, of course, the first and only episode of the year so far, so that’s all technically correct by default. It’s just that Strowman’s promo will likely still be his worst when 2019 is over. I’m Oli Davis – give us a subscribe, press the thumbs up button, let us know…

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5 WORST WWE PPV Endings Of All Time

5 WORST WWE PPV Endings Of All Time

Goldberg took on The Undertaker in the 2019 Super ShowDown main event in Saudi Arabia in a match that could probably be best described as decades too late… Two 50+ year olds going at it, what could possibly go wrong? Not long into the match, Goldberg suffered a concussion after busting his head open when he collided head first into the ring post. From this moment, Goldberg could be seen struggling throughout the match which led to an improvised chokeslam…

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Remember When… Vince McMahon Made Trish Stratus Strip & Bark Like A Dog On WWE Raw

Remember When… Vince McMahon Made Trish Stratus Strip & Bark Like A Dog On WWE Raw

It’s been described as the most disgusting and deplorable angle in the history of WWE, it was cut from broadcasts outside of the US and it even ruined Linda McMahon’s chances of getting a seat in the US Senate – she’s in the White House now though, so that’s all good – it’s a black mark on the WWE history books and something they’d rather you forget, but I am Luke Owen and I do remember when Vince McMahon made…

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