I am truly sad at the hearing of Ultimate Warrior’s passing hours removed from his return to Monday Night RAW and only days after his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame at Wrestlemania 30. He is one of the great iconic superstars the WWE and professional wrestling has ever seen. Thank you, Warrior.
Here is his RAW return from last night.
Rest easy, James. You lived a full life in which you entertained millions.
The Ultimate Warrior is Finally Going Into the WWE Hall of Fame. Let’s Celebrate With His Craziest Promo’s
Long overdue selection, and I’m proud to say the Average Nobodies were there live last night in Providence to witness the announcement. The best thing about Warrior going into the hall of fame is now a new generation can relive his absolutely bonkers promo’s. Warrior wasn’t a great wrestler. Warrior wasn’t a great talker. He was a body with charisma, and that got him a long, long way. If you’ve never heard a Warrior promo, sit back and enjoy. My personal favorite is the one where he inhale snorts for an uncomfortable length of time.
My Favorite Summerslam Moment – Summerslam 2000 1st Ever TLC Match for the WWF Tag Team Championship
For the past 25 years, Summerslam has been WWE’s biggest party of the summer. It’s been the showcase for many memorable moments and matches, including Macho Man’s wedding to Miss Elizabeth and the Ultimate Warrior’s first WWF title, a 31 second defeat of then Intercontinental champion “The Honkey Tonk Man”. Perhaps no superstar has a better Summerslam résumé than Bret Hart. The Hitman was a participant in three of the most memorable Summerslam matches of all-time: vs. his brother Owen Hart in a steel cage in ’94, vs. Mr. Perfect for the IC title in ’91, and vs. his brother in law, The British Bulldog, in ’92. The latter of those three has been dubbed the greatest Summerslam moment ever, mostly due to the “family feud” angle leading up to the pay per view and the venue (Wembley Stadium in London, Bulldog’s home country). While their match at SS ’92 was definitely a classic, I went down a different route for my favorite match at the summer classic. The year is 2000, and the WWE is operating at an all time high. The Rock, Kurt Angle, HHH, Stone Cold and The Undertaker are dominating the main event scene, but the consistent show stealing matches are coming from the tag team division. Summerslam 2000 would be no different. Although HHH vs. The Rock vs. Kurt Angle for the WWF championship was the main event, the match people would be talking about was for the tag team titles. The Dudley Boyz, Edge & Christian and The Hardys would compete in the first ever TLC match, and the rest, as they say, is history.