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Dave Hebner and Tim White Brought Order and Chaos to the Wrestling Ring

The lives of two of the sport’s most famous referees remind us of the enduring importance of the "third man in the ring"

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Cody Rhodes Tore His Pec, Then Stitched Up a Bid for Immortality

An inside look at pec tears in pro wrestling, and what it means to wrestle with one

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Exclusive: The Steiner Brothers to Be Inducted Into the 2022 WWE Hall of Fame

Collegiate grappling stars Rick and Scott Steiner inaugurated the era of the bruising, ultra-legitimate amateur sports star whose power moves resonated with fans and banged up opponents

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Say Goodnight to the Bad Guy

Trained during the twilight of the territorial era of wrestling, Scott Hall got his big break in WWF doing a glorified Scarface impression—then transformed the entire sport after he took his talents to WCW

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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