THE WWE DESTROYED “FANTASY” FIGHTS
San Francisco, CA- Having witnessed one of the most brilliant wrestling minds in promoter Roy Shire and his work for almost two decades, it’s not an overstatement to say that Shire was a genius. He brought the 18-man over the top rope Battle Royal each January to the Cow Palace, which morphed into today’s WWE Royal Rumble.
BEFORE MCMAHON BROKE FATHER’S HEART
Let me preface this with the following from Vince McMahon Jr. on his acquiring the then WWF. “If my father knew what I was going to do, he wouldn’t have sold me the WWF(E).”
WE ALL HAD OUR OWN CHAMPS
Every area had their own champion of sorts. Shire, in Northern California had his own United States title and a World tag team championship as well. Detroit had Ed Farhat (The Sheik) and a US title. Los Angeles and Eileen Eaton of the Olympic Auditorium had an “America’s Champion.”
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