Sports Entertainment in Focus:Andy Durham talking with Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch(Taking it to the Streets at Sheetz)

Posted by Andy Durham on October 11, 2017 at 11:00 pm under Audio, Professional, Video | Read the First Comment

*****Andy Durham and GreensboroSports.com talking with Bruce Mitchell, a 27-year veteran from the Pro Wrestling Torch….This talk recorded for you on Wednesday October 11, at the Sheetz on Spring Garden Street….***** +++++Taking it to the streets, at Sheetz…..+++++ Talking Professional wrestling managers, Bobby Heenan and many more with Bruce Mitchell, from the Pro Wrestling Torch…… …Read the Rest…

Quote of the Week coming in from ‘The Nature Boy’ Ric Flair:”I’ll never drink again,” says Flair. “I never want to go through this again”

Posted by Andy Durham on September 25, 2017 at 2:44 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Quote of the Week coming in from professional wrestler Ric Flair: “I’ll never drink again,” says Flair. “I never want to go through this again.” Decades of “social” drinking finally caught up with the 16-time pro wrestling world champion this year, landing him in the hospital and near death last month. “I crashed in an …Read the Rest…


The man they’re calling the ‘Greatest Professional Wrestling Manager’ of all-time, Bobby “The Brain” Heenan gone at age 73

Posted by Press Release on September 18, 2017 at 10:49 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Wade Keller at the Pro Wrestling Torch/www.pwtorch.com CLICK HERE to see more/learn more/see more from Wade Keller, on Bobby “The Brain” Heenan Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, whom fans and rivals taunted with chants of “Weasel! Weasel!”, died Sunday at age 73. Heenan had long battled throat cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 2002. …Read the Rest…

Former Wrestling Superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka gone at age 73:Jim Ross and ‘The Rock’ respond

Posted by Andy Durham on January 15, 2017 at 4:08 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from WrestlingInc.com:Jimmy Snuka has died at the age of 73. from Twitter: Jim Ross @JRsBBQ Our condolences to the family and friends of Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka who died earlier today after losing his fight with stomach cancer. RIP 2:36 PM – 15 Jan 2017 Dwayne Johnson @TheRock Our family @TaminaSnuka asked me to share the …Read the Rest…

Professional Wrestling loses another strong player from the past:Blackjack Mulligan dies at age 73

Posted by Andy Durham on April 7, 2016 at 3:59 pm under Professional | Read the First Comment

from the PW Torch at www.pwtorch.com: Blackjack Mulligan(Robert “Bob” Windham) has died at the age of 73, according to WWE. Windham had been in poor health, including being hospitalized in February. Read more on the death of Blackjack Mulligan from the Pro Wrestling Torch on-line when you CLICK HERE. As the word goes, Mulligan was …Read the Rest…


Local writer Bruce Mitchell(Pro Wrestling Torch) makes it to “The Ross Report”

Posted by Andy Durham on September 23, 2015 at 11:16 am under Professional | 2 Comments to Read

Bruce Mitchell, who has for many years entertained and informed countless readers with his work at the Pro Wrestling Torch newsletter and at the PW Torch web site/www.pwtorch.com, made the move higher up the ladder of journalistic success on Tuesday night when he was invited to be a guest on The Ross Report, with Jim …Read the Rest…

Very good article/post on the death of the “American Dream”/Dusty Rhodes from Jared Fialko at WRALSportsFan.com(Don Kernodle on Dusty Rhodes)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 12, 2015 at 9:56 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****Also Don Kernodle(Burlington, N.C.) with memories of Dusty Rhodes CLICK HERE.***** Read the full Jared Fialko post/article when you CLICK HERE…. The words coming in out of Jared Fialko’s post/past and these words from Kevin Owens/Kevin Steen have been seen/posted now at many other sites and they strike a cord from the heart…. Kevin Steen/Kevin …Read the Rest…

Jake “The Snake” Roberts gets hit/bit by Double-Pneumonia:Has been placed in Intensive Care Unit/ICU

Posted by Andy Durham on August 30, 2014 at 4:46 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Pro Wrestling Net at www.prowrestling.net: WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts was in a medically induced coma for roughly 24 hours in a Las Vegas hospital after being diagnosed with double pneumonia. *****There has also been an abnormality found in his brain and he has been battling new-found cancer in recent weeks…***** …Read the Rest…

Sting signs with WWE:”The Time Has Come”

Posted by Andy Durham on April 10, 2014 at 9:58 pm under Professional | 2 Comments to Read

*****The last holdout, from NWA, WCW, TNA, UWF and other federations, but never the WWF or the WWE….But all that has changed now, the last bastille, the last holdout and he has finally crossed the line, at like age 54/55, but here it is…..***** from Jason Powell at www.prowrestling.net:(By way of Dave Meltzer at the …Read the Rest…

Greensboro’s Mike Hogewood as pro wrestling announcer:Some say good, some say not good

Posted by Andy Durham on August 6, 2013 at 10:42 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from the Ask te Torch segment at the Pro Wrestllng Torch.com/Torch Today with Wade Keller, Bruce Mitchell, Greg Parks and today’s man on the scene for this question, Sean Radican….Good Q and A on Greensboro’s Hike Hogewood, who spent quite a bit of time doing play-by-play announcing, for Ring of Honor(ROH) wrestling…..from www.pwtorch.com: PWTorch reader …Read the Rest…

Who Knews? WWE Wrestling Matches Are Fixed!

Posted by Don Moore on July 19, 2013 at 9:58 am under Professional | Read the First Comment

The Telegraph, a British newspaper, is reporting that someone has been leaking the results of WWE Pay Per View Matches. Apparently, a fan, Dolphins1925 started posting the results on Reddit’s pro-wrestling forum. Who knew that the matches were fixed? Read the story here.


Police have issued a warrant for Ric Flair’s ex-wife for making harassing phone calls to his current girlfriend

Posted by Andy Durham on July 15, 2013 at 1:23 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

This is another one of those crazy Ric Flair stories here and it is no doubt true, as the Mecklenburg County/Charlotte Police Department has issued a warrant for Flair’s ex-wife after she made harassing phone calls to Ric’s current girlfriend….The wife was jailed previoulsy for assault on Ric Flair, so you really do need to …Read the Rest…

WWE’s Randy Orton Back On The Market

Posted by Don Moore on July 10, 2013 at 9:44 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

TMZ is reporting that Randy Orton and his wife are splitting up after five years of marriage. As with many Sports/Celebrity Marriages, the divorce reveals the finances of those who we watch on TV. Orton makes $291,666 a Month! (That’s Roughly $3.5 Million) It sounds BIG-TIME until you look at 2013 Baseball Salaries – Orton’s …Read the Rest…

Crowd Funding Request -Iranian Legend: The Iron Sheik Story

Posted by Don Moore on July 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm under Professional, Video | Comments are off for this article

Brothers Jian Magen and Page Magen have been following and documenting the life of their childhood hero, wrestling’s number one villain, Hossein Kosrow Vaziri, better known as The Iron Sheik. Their close friendship with The Iron Sheik has given them unlimited access to film the man and the legend. Their documentary will chronicle The Iron …Read the Rest…

WWE’s Kane Might Be Running For US Senator from Tennessee!

Posted by Don Moore on May 30, 2013 at 9:25 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

First, there was Wynonna’s little sister, the spoiled TV star, running for Senator from Tennessee. Now it’s KANE, aka Glenn Jacobs, possibly running as a TEA PARTY Candidate. I’d love to see some “Choke Slams” performed on some Washington elites. Read more at the Daily Caller.

Ric Flair’s Son Found Dead In Charlotte Hotel

Posted by Don Moore on March 29, 2013 at 3:57 pm under Professional | 2 Comments to Read

Reid Fliehr, 25, was found dead in a Charlotte hotel today – WSOC-TV has the story. Ric was recently sent home by the WWE for medical reasons – to reduce the possibility of blood clots, the same thing that killed Paul Bearer just weeks ago. It is unknown if Reid had any similar issues at …Read the Rest…

Blood Clot cause for ‘Caution and Concern’:The key cog/’King of Configuration'[Figure-Four] is feeling it(Paul Bearer died from a blood clot!)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 28, 2013 at 3:40 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

SPECIAL CARE NEEDED FOR FLAIR This is no gimmick/no laughing matter….The WWE sent ‘The Nature Boy’/Ric Flair home to Charlotte on Monday when he failed a physical and he is under strict doctor’s orders to contiune treatment for the blood clot in his leg…..Willam(Bill) Moody, aka ‘The Undertaker’/Percy Pringle, died from a blood clot just …Read the Rest…


Check this one out and it is a bit sad, but very interesting:ESPN’s E-60 “The Scott Hall Story”

Posted by Andy Durham on January 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Maybe you saw this one when it came by ESPN on the first run, I missed it, but caught it while stopping over at YouTube last night and this one shows and tells it all, on Scott Hall, the professional wrestler, who saw his life take a terrible turn for the worse over the years …Read the Rest…

Final match for wrestler of yesteryear:Rip Hawk dead at age 82(RIP for Rip)

Posted by Andy Durham on December 23, 2012 at 3:31 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Rip Hawk and Swede Hanson were a well-known tag team back in the day throughout the Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling territory and it is now sad to say, it has come down to, ‘RIP’ for Rip…Rest in Peace Rip Hawk… CLICK HERE to read all on Rip….

Wrestler whose obituary shows up on national web sites says, “Hey I’m not dead, but thanks for the kind remarks”

Posted by Andy Durham on December 6, 2012 at 11:09 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

DC Drake age 55, who was pronounced dead on Monday, was speaking out on Wednesday and saying, “Hey I’m not dead, but thanks for all of the kind words in regards to my incorrect passing/death”…. Ever wonder what people will say about you and think about you after you are gone??? This man, DC Drake …Read the Rest…