Year-End Review, Part II: April – June

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Part 1 of my Year-End Review is in the books. January through March were certainly eventful but I’m not sure anything will beat the month of April for one big reason: WrestleMania week! Let’s take a look back at April along with May and June!


I thought it would be fun to list all of the names I met from Thursday through Sunday of WrestleMania week. Selecting the day of the week will direct you to that days fully detailed report:


  1. Shane Strickland (now known as Isiah “Swerve” Scott in NXT)
  2. Priscilla Kelly
  3. Kyle O’Reilly
  4. Angelo Dawkins
  5. Montez Ford
  6. Sanshiro Takagi
  7. Konosuke Takesshita
  8. Kazusada Higuchi
  9. Stokley Hathaway (now known as Malcolm Bivens in NXT)
  10. Mao
  11. Darby Allin (dual photo op with Prisicilla Kelly)
  12. Austin Theory
  13. Cavenario
  14. Will Ospreay
  15. Liv Morgan
  16. Sarah Logan
  17. Scott Dawson
  18. Dash Wilder
  19. Teddy Long
  20. EC3
  21. DDP


  1. MJF
  2. Essa Rios
  3. Four Horsemen group photo
  4. Chase Owens
  5. Joey Ryan
  6. Shinjiro Otani
  7. Atsushi Onita
  8. Taka Michinoku
  9. Puma King
  10. Great Muta
  11. Flamita
  12. Brian Pillman, Jr.
  13. Rich Swann
  14. Mantaur
  15. Joey Janela
  16. Penelope Ford
  17. Minoru Suzuki
  18. Scott Norton
  19. Momo Watanabe
  20. Kagetsu

Saturday & Sunday

  1.  Don Callis
  2. Eva Marie
  3. Gerald Briscoe
  4. Wes Briscoe
  5. Masato Tanaka
  6. Shannon Moore
  7. Madman Fulton
  8. Celeste Bonin
  9. Shane Strickland (repeat)
  10. Kyle O’Reilly
  11. Bobby Fish
  12. Jessamyn Duke
  13. Marina Shafir
  14. Alexander Wolfe
  15. Killian Dain
  16. Sunil Singh
  17. Samir Singh
  18. Candice LaRae
  19. Nigel McGuinness
  20. Shayna Baszler
  21. Tommaso Ciampa
  22. Roderick Strong
  23. Vanessa Borne
  24. Hanson
  25. Raymond Rowe
  26. Danny Spivey
  27. Scott Putski
  28. Johnny Stamboli
  29. Bob Roop



Big ole goose egg. Oh well, April more than made up for it. Onto June!


We flip the calendar to the month of June and you know what means! Legends of the Ring, baby!


This was a really fun Legends of the Ring and you can click here to read my full report. List of names I met at this event: Disco Inferno, Princess Victoria, Aiden English, KENTA, Tye Dillinger, Beaver Cleavage, Despina Montagas, Billy Jack Haynes, Brutus Beefcake, Earl Hebner, Ricky Steamboat, Mil Mascaras, Kurt Angle, Antonio Tomas, Funaki, Shun Yamaguchi, Alex Porteau, Candi Devine, Reno Riggins, Shane Douglas, Francine, Mark Henry, Outback Jack, Molly Holly, Lillian Garcia, and The Midnight Express.

The following day, I made my way to the Wrestling Universe to meet a Japanese legend: The Great Sasuke!


I also had the pleasure of meeting Godfather for the 2nd or 3rd time — and had a little bit of an awkward interaction with him! Read the report above to learn more!

Coming up tomorrow:

Part III July-September

Part IV October – December

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