• 03/15/2013 (10:32:06 pm)
  • Bob Mulrenin

!BANG! TV  Report - WWE's Infamous Training Ground: Inside the Funkin' Dojo -

Every month between January 1998 and 1999, hopeful Superstars like Edge, Kurt Angle and Jeff Hardy descended on WWE headquarters in Stamford, Conn., in hopes of making an impression that would land them on the company’s main roster. To be considered, they’d be put through one of the most grueling weeks of their lives by former NWA World Champion and WWE Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr., someone who certainly knew what it took to be a Superstar.


To get the lowdown on the Funkin’ Dojo and its graduates, went straight to the man who put them through the paces, Dory Funk Jr.


For the complete story with photos and video go to and click on WWE's Infamous Training Ground - The Funkin' Dojo.





K.S.W.A. Wrestling Presents - The 6th Annual Joe Abby Memorial Tournament


K.S.W.A. Arena

March 23, 2013

Pittsburgh, PA 15201 (Lawrenceville)


Tickets - Adults $10 & Kids $8


Tickets & Event Information Call 412-726-1762 * *


- 2013 K.S.W.A. Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony -

"Mr. Tenacity" Tommy Faime


- Main Event -

Joe Abby Memorial Tournament Finals


Joe Abby Memorial Tournament Matches

Mitch Napier & Ric Rumskey


Jay Flash & "Iceman" Tony Johnson


Joe Abby Memorial Tournament Matches

Sniper & "Nasty" Nick Crane


Jonny Axx & Bobby Badfingers


8 Man Tag Team Match

Kris Kash, Shane Starr, Justin Sane, ?????


The V.I.P.'s

"Dr. Devastation" Lou Martin, Edric Everhart, Tyler Cross, Shawn Blanchard


The Bulldozer w/J Ru


The Latin Assassin


The Blood Beast


Ali Kaida


K.S.W.A. Tag Team Title Match

K.S.W.A. Tag Team Champions

"The King" Del Douglas & The Jester


Jack Massacre & Super Ginger





Thanks to Devin


WWE Vintage Collection on 3/15/2013 featured these matches & segments:

* The Brisco Brothers' WWE Hall Of Fame Induction Video

* The Brisco Brothers vs. Rene Goulet & Steve Lombardi (WWF Event - 10/14/1984 - East Rutherford, NJ)

* Tito Santana vs. Boris Zhukov (WWF Event - 10/28/1989 - New York, NY)

* Mr. Perfect vs. Brutus Beefcake (WWF Prime Time Wrestling - 2/13/1989)

* Bruno Sammartino's WWE Hall Of Fame Induction Video

* Bruno Sammartino vs. Randy Savage (WWF Event - 2/7/1987 - Boston, MA)

WWE/NXT Live Event

March 21, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.

Full Sail Live

141 University Park Dr.
Winter Park, 32792

This month’s NXT filming in the Full Sail Live Venue will feature appearances from “Y2J” Chris Jericho, the NXT Superstars and the WWE Divas. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and the event starts at 6:30. WWE and Full Sail University will be videotaping this event. During the event, a selection of local area specialty food trucks will be on site, so come hungry. Food truck service begins at 5 p.m.

Free to students, 2 tickets maximum, with Full Sail I.D. (limited supply)
$5.00 for Full Sail staff with Full Sail I.D.
$10.00 for General Admission tickets

Tickets are available (on a first come, first serve basis) at the Full Sail Live Box Office during these times:
Monday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, March 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, March 20 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

No phone or e-mail requests for tickets will be accepted. Tickets and seating for this event will be made available on a first come, first served basis. Arrive before 6:30 p.m., all available seats will be offered to the standby line after the event has started.
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Thanks to Mike Informer for these links on Rey Mysterio and Dave Batista

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