Kayfabe Timeline's

Kayfabe Timeline's

Kayfabe Timelines feature the top stars reliving important years in wrestling history from a first hand perspective!

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  • Guest Booker: Jerry Jarrett

    In Spring of 2000, having expended their supply of bookers, World Championship Wrestling turned again to Vince Russo. But they almost didn’t.

    Now Jerry Jarrett, a main poised to help the ailing company, finally gets his chance in the latest edition of the critically acclaimed series Guest Booker...

  • Timeline of WCW 1990: Jim Cornette

    It’s 1990 and things are about to change. One of wrestling’s most celebrated managers and bookers would see his successful tenure in WCW come to an abrupt end. There would be Black Scorpions, a Mysterious Pearl, and a fake Sting, among other things, to keep fans riveted. But perhaps it’s what we ...

  • Timeline of WCW 1989: Jim Cornette

    It's January 1989 and significant changes are coming for WCW. There would soon be a change in bookers with Dusty headed out. Jim Herd is taking the helm as Executive Vice President of the company and within a year a series of confounding decision would result in damaged ratings, confusion in crea...

  • Timeline of WWE 1988: Hacksaw Jim Duggan

    The 80s are winding down, business has seen its amazing peak and the arenas are still full. The world’s biggest federation is front and center in the spotlight, fighting to keep its growing market share.

    But Ted Turner has purchased WCW. The fallout of Duggan and Sheik’s arrest is still in the n...

  • Timeline of WWE 1997: Jim Cornette

    Universally regarded as one of the greatest shoot interviews ever, Cornette leads us on another journey into 1997. RAW is going live every week. The Shawn and Bret situation is reaching its boiling point. Bad news from Pillman’s hotel. 1997 is the year that will set up the big boom period to foll...

  • Timeline of ECW 1999: RVD

    As ECW rounds the corner of the decade that made them, cracks in the facade deepen and the company’s challenges mount. But that’s largely invisible to the bloodthirsty fans than begin packing venues in cities new to ECW. The company seems to be spreading its wings, heading into new markets and ac...

  • Timeline of WWE 1995: Kevin Nash

    The WWE would soon feel the explosion of what has come to be known as the second boom period. But in 1995, those benefits could not yet be reaped. Business was down, the B shows were cancelled. What could turn this around?

    Vince hoped it would be a group of guys working at the top of his card… a...

  • Timeline of WWE 1990: Bruce Prichard

    This transitional year of 1990 would see a move away from some of what made wrestling cool in the 1980s. The company would try, with varying degress of success, to prepare for tomorrow and where the business might go. Heck... maybe it wasn't with pro bodybuilding or Gobbledy Gookers. But they ha...

  • Timeline of WCW 1997: Kevin Nash

    With the nWo in full swing, there seemed no way that WCW could lose the momentum they’d built. Huge stars appeared on TV weekly as Nash, Hall, Syxx, Hogan, Savage, Flair, Bret and Sting were red hot and would drive ratings high. Starrcade would deliver WCW’s highest buyrate in 1997 as well.

    Now ...

  • Timeline of WWE 1992: Bret Hart

    The Excellence of Execution himself, Bret Hart joins us for a journey back to the year he became the World Heavyweight Champion and took off on a singles journey that truly made him a pro wrestling legend.