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“Beautiful” Bobby Eaton, 1958-2021

One of the most underrated and beloved performers of the 1980s and 1990s boasted a top-tier mullet and some of the best tag-team moves anyone ever saw

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“Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff, 1949-2021 

The muscular superstar combined superlative conditioning with otherworldly intensity to become a leading antagonist during the golden age of Hulkamania

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New Jack, 1963-2021

Remembering New Jack, the infamous hardcore wrestling icon

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Pat Patterson, 1941-2020

Remembering Pat Patterson, the first Intercontinental champion and architect of the modern pro wrestling style

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Road Warrior Animal, 1960-2020

Remembering Animal, the face-painted, spike-shouldered behemoth who no-sold the past of pro wrestling and charted a course to its future

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“Bullet” Bob Armstrong: 1939-2020

Elegy for the Platonic Ideal of a Pro Wrestling Tough Dad

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Remembering the Wrestler Kamala, 1950-2020

Remembering Kamala, the sweetheart African terror of the squared circle

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Otis Is WWE’s Next (Really) Big Thing

With "Workin’ Man Otis" emblazoned on his trunks, the 330-pound former amateur star has bucked the historical odds against him and turned his unconventional look into Money in the Bank

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Howard Finkel Was the Voice of a Generation

Remembering the ring announcer who was a WWE icon

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The Future of Wrestling Is Outside the Ring

From the "Firefly Fun House" to the "Boneyard," ‘WrestleMania’ charted a course forward