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The rise and fall of the fanny pack: Inside wrestling's most infamous accessory

Why was the fanny pack popular among old school pro wrestlers? Why does Michael Hayes still wear one today? WWE.com explores the origins of the most infamous fashion accessory to hit the squared circle.

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The oral history of the first SmackDown after 9/11

Learn the true story behind the unforgettable Sept. 13, 2001, edition of SmackDown, which was the largest public gathering of its kind following the tragic events of Sept. 11.

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Michael Hayes reflects on Paul Bearer's passing

WWE Legend Michael Hayes spoke with WWE.com on the passing of his old friend, iconic manager Paul Bearer.

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Thanksgiving: The biggest night in wrestling

WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel looks back on NWA, WCCW and WWE events that provided action for stuffed audiences on Thanksgiving night.

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The history of World Class Championship Wrestling

Learn about the triumph and the tragedy of the Von Erich family and the impact that they made on sports-entertainment through their Texas-based World Class Championship Wrestling.

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Michael Hayes reflects on Terry 'Bam Bam' Gordy and 'Freebird Road'

Michael “P.S.” Hayes’ new song entitled “Freebird Road” is much more than a passion project; it is a heartfelt tribute to his best friend, Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy.

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Bring it Back!: Wrestling cruises

Sports-entertainment fans in the '90s got to go sailing with Scott Steiner, so why can't we? WWE Classics is at the dock with our flip flops on, waiting for the powers to be to bring back the WCW Bruise Cruise and the WWE Wrestle Vessel!

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