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Tommy Dreamer's Extreme Scrapbook

Enter the hardcore world of Tommy Dreamer by going through the scrapbook documenting the ECW Original's long career in sports-entertainment, carefully curated by Dreamer himself.

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Wrestling's favorite restaurant: The oral history of Ribera Steakhouse

How did a hole in the wall on a Tokyo strip become the most famous restaurant in the world of professional wrestling? Go inside Ribera Steakhouse and hear from the competitors that have earned the eatery's legendary satin jackets.

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What if ECW didn't close? Insiders tell all

WWEClassics.com spoke with ECW insiders Paul Heyman, Tommy Dreamer, Rhyno, Joey Styles and more who were there at the end in early 2001 to get the scoop on what would have happened in the hardcore future that never was.

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Extreme invasion: ECW takes over Raw in 1997

In 1997, ECW shockingly invaded WWE, competing in sanctioned matches on Raw and engaging in a bitter rivalry with Jerry "The King" Lawler. WWE Classics spoke with Tommy Dreamer and "The King" to get the hardcore truth on this unprecedented turn of events.

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WWE Superstars, Legends and Hall of Famers react to Bruno Sammartino's Hall of Fame induction

As Bruno Sammartino prepares to enter the WWE Hall of Fame, WWE.com caught up with Superstars past and present, as well as some of Bruno's fellow Hall of Famers, to get their thoughts on The Living Legend's induction.

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Guilty as Charged: Remembering the final ECW pay-per-view

While WWE royally rumbled each January, ECW went on trial for their extreme crimes and hardcore misdemeanors. And for three years from 1999 to 2001, the verdict was always the same: Guilty as Charged. We spoke with Paul Heyman, Rhyno and more about what became the final ECW pay-per-view.

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The true story of the ECW relaunch

Paul Heyman, Tommy Dreamer, Joey Styles and others talk about the story behind the controversial relaunch of ECW as WWE's third brand.

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Superstars who weren't supposed to make it

Find out how Daniel Bryan, The Miz and other Superstars, past and present, defied the odds in this feature presented by "Here Comes the Boom," in theaters Friday, Oct. 12!

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Joey Styles and Tommy Dreamer celebrate the 15th anniversary of ECW Barely Legal

In 1997, the landscape of sports entertainment changed forever when ECW presented its first-ever pay-per-view, Barely Legal. WWE Classics sat down with ECW Originals Tommy Dreamer and Joey Styles to look back at this extreme innovation on the 15th Anniversary of the historic night.

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The hardcore history of ECW

ECW announcer Joey Styles chronicles every brutal chair shot in this hardcore history of sports-entertainment's most daring promotion, Extreme Championship Wrestling.

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