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Trish Stratus to receive the 2016 Iron Mike Award!

TRISH STRATUS has been named the 2016 “Iron” Mike Mazurki Award winner!  The women’s wrestling icon becomes first female ever to win this award. Write-up courtesy of CAC Board Member Ron Hutchison: “On behalf of the Cauliflower Alley Club, it’s Board and Executive Board members, it is with great pride and respect that I am very pleased […]

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The Last Round celebrates the GLOW girls

On this edition of The Last Round, hosted by CAC member Jim Cooley, Debi Pelletier and Roxy Astor of GLOW join the show and are candid about their time in pro wrestling and various other ventures. The guys also discuss the White House refusing to intervene on Nick Diaz’ behalf, a Rousey vs. Holm rematch, […]

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Santana Garrett keeps on winning

Recently CAC Future Legend Santana Garrett successfully retained the Wonder of Stardom and NWA World Women’s Championship. She defeated Shaniah Arlyana, Grace Storm, and MJ Knight in a 4-way elimination match. That marked 302 days as the reigning NWA World Women’s Champion. This beats Nikki Bella’s 301 day reign as WWE Diva’s Champion. This Friday, Santana will be […]

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ECW Original Hack Meyers passes away

ECW Original Hack Meyers (Donald Haviland) has passed away due to complications from a recent brain surgery, according to PWInsider. He would have turned 42 this month.  It was reported back on November 16th that Axl Rotten noted on Twitter Hack was at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore the day before to undergo the surgery.

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Giant Haystacks sings “It’s OK For Santa”

A Christmas single released by Giant Haystacks in 1983 on Mach 1 Records. The song was written by Peter Baker, produced by Dave Eager and is published by Bojaque Music. Happy holidays!

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Memories from the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame

Mat Matters: Mulling the memories from the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame By Greg Oliver, Producer, SLAM! Wrestling Jon Soto, one of the hard-working volunteers at the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in Amsterdam, New York, made a simple post yesterday to Facebook, with a lonely-looking photo, but it really struck home: “That’s all she […]

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RIP: Tommy Gilbert

The Cauliflower Alley Club has been advised that Tommy Gilbert passed away. Tommy was the father of the late “Hot Stuff” Eddie Gilbert. Our condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Tommy Gilbert. Note: Photo courtesy of Scott Romer.

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The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame is on the move

The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) announced recently plans to relocate the organization’s headquarters, hall of fame and museum to Wichita Falls.  President of the PWHF, Johnny Mantell made the announcement during a ceremony at the new headquarters, which will be located in the Annex of the First Wichita Building, known locally as Big […]

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James Beard to be honored this April!

The Cauliflower Alley Club is pleased to announce that James Beard will be honored at the upcoming CAC Reunion with the FIRST EVER Charlie Smith Referee’s Award!  Mr. Beard, a 2013 Texas Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee, is a 30-year veteran in both the United States and abroad, working as a referee and behind […]

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Remembering the Magnificent Nick Bockwinkel

By Brian Westcott:  One of the greatest second-generation wrestlers of all-time. Very intelligent, eloquent, and in the words of so many people who respected him, a true class act. Nick Bockwinkel represented pure class inside and outside the ring. He was born Nicholas Warren Francis Bockwinkel on December 6, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri. Nick’s […]

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