REWIND-A-WAI #49: Heroes of Wrestling (1999)

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For the third and final time, John Pollock and Wai Ting begrudgingly watch and review Heroes of Wrestling (1999), a show widely considered to be the worst wrestling event ever created.

Comparing how our opinions may have changed over the years, we discuss Jake “The Snake” Roberts’ infamous intoxicated appearance that led to an impromptu tag team main event involving Jim Neidhart, King Kong Bundy and Yokozuna; Captain Lou Albano’s affection for producer Bill Stone; and a bizarre love triangle between Greg Valentine, Sensational Sherri and George “The Animal” Steele.

Plus: The Iron Sheik, Scorpio vs. Julio Fantastico, Marty Janetty, and a diamond-in-the-rough fantastic promo from Tully Blanchard.

This edition of the Rewind-A-Wai is presented by Espresso Executive Producer, Brandon from New Jersey.

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Photo Courtesy: Heroes of Wrestling

Heroes of Wrestling
October 10, 1999
Casino Magic
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

*The Samoan Swat Team (Samoan Savage & Samu) (w/ Paul Adams & Sika) vs. Marty Jannetty & Tommy Rogers
*George Steele (w/ Sherri Martel) vs. Greg Valentine
*Julio S. Fantastico vs. Too Cold Scorpio
*Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik (w/ Nikita Brezhnikov) vs. The Men From Down Under (Butch & Luke)
*Stan Lane vs. Tully Blanchard
*Abdullah The Butcher (w/ Honest John) vs. The One Man Gang
*Bob Orton vs. Jimmy Snuka (w/ Captain Lou Albano)
*Jim Neidhart vs. Jake Roberts
*Jim Neidhart & King Kong Bundy vs. Jake Roberts & Yokozuna

Next time on Rewind-A-Wai: WWF Royal Rumble 2000

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