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“Hart Murmurs” Edition #86 – Lesnar vs. Styles, Braun Strowman, Daniel Bryan & More!

Greetings. There are a few things I’d like to address this time around.  In my last column, I expressed justifiable skepticism about the marketability of Jinder Mahal and Brock Lesnar being the main event of the upcoming Survivor Series pay per view.  Apparently my esteemed colleagues in WWE head office must have taken note, because I see that they …

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“Hart Murmurs” Edition #84 – WWE Tables, Ladders & Chairs, Oh My!

Greetings. The big event in the WWE this past weekend was the Tables, Ladders and Chairs (TLC) pay-per-view from Detroit, with most of the focus on the supposedly epic showdown between the reunited Shield (Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins) and the formidable five-some of Brawn Strowman, Sheamus, Cesaro, Kane and the Miz.  Unfortunately, Roman …

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Bruce Hart’s Preview of WWE Tables, Ladders & Chairs (“Hart Murmurs” Edition #83)

Greetings. Only a couple of weeks after they staged the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view – which was an unadulterated orgy of extremism, the WWE is staging a similarly excessive pay per view, this weekend – the Tables, Ladders and Chairs charade, in which the various contestants will be doing little or no wrestling, but, instead, …

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“Hart Murmurs” Edition #75 – WWE SummerSlam Recap

Greetings. I trust you enjoyed the biggest show of the season, SummerSlam, which took place this past weekend in Brooklyn. For me, the show ran the gamut – from some incredible, awe-inspiring performances to several lacklustre, uninspiring matches that dragged the show down or simply failed to deliver. In any case, …

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“Hart Murmurs” Edition #73 – The Russian Nightmare

Greetings. I had as my guest this past week on my Hart Beat Radio podcast, legendary former NWA star from the 80’s, the Russian Nightmare, Nikita Koloff.  Nikita, (real name Scott Simpson), originally began his career back in the 80’s in his native Minnesota, after having been trained by my …

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“Hart Murmurs” Edition #72 – Hall of Fame

Greetings. This past week I had as guests on my weekly Hart Beat Radio podcast Kyle Klingman, the director of the prestigious Lou Thesz/George Tragos/United States Wrestling Hall of Fame in Waterloo, Iowa and Brian Blair, the president of the Cauliflower Alley Club (CAC). The Thesz/Tragos Hall of Fame is …

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“Hart Murmurs” Edition #71 – A Trip to the Lou Thesz Awards Banquet

Hart Murmurs # 71 by Bruce Hart This past week I took in the annual Lou Thesz/George Tragos Awards Banquet in Iowa, which was hosted by 1972 Olympic gold medallist, the legendary Dan Gable, who’s considered by many to have been the greatest amateur wrestler of all time. The master …

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“Hart Murmurs” Edition #70 – Smith Hart, Mayweather vs. McGregor

Greetings.  This past week we bid farewell to my brother Smith – who passed away on July 2, with a celebration of his life here in Calgary, which was attended by friends and family.  There were a number of moving and poignant tributes paid to Smith, including speeches by my …

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