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ASK WV (1/13/04): Glacier, Iron Man matches, Powers of Pain, Tori & More

Reported by Paul Nemer of WrestleView.com
On Tuesday, January 13, 2004 at 7:45 PM EST

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The following questions were answered by Paul Nemer.

To my knowledge there has been 3 Iron Man matches in WWE history...Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels WM12, The Rock vs. HHH Judgement day 00, and Angle vs. Lesnar on SD 03. I've heard that that is false...that there were other previous iron man matches Could you please update me?

That is false. There were other non-televised WWF Iron Man matches. Some are splipping my mind right now, but I do remember when Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair in an iron man match in the early 90's at a house show. A couple of my buddies Ryan Droste and Graham Cawthon from History of WWE site, sent in the additional WWF Iron Man matches:

WWF @ Chicago, IL - Rosemont Horizon - Aug. 6, 1989
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty vs. Jacques & Raymond Rougeau (marathon match)

WWF @ Philadelphia, PA - Spectrum - Aug. 19, 1989
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau in sudden death overtime in a 60-minute marathon match

WWF @ Boston, MA - Boston Garden - Sept. 9, 1989
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau in a 60-minute marathon match, 3 falls to 2; Shawn Michaels clotheslined Jacques to win the deciding fall in overtime

WWF @ Boston, MA - Boston Gardens - January 9, 1993
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair (w/ Bobby Heenan) in a 60-minute Ironman match 3 falls to 2; fall #1 - Hart pinned Flair with a waist lock into a roll up at 27:17; fall #2 - Flair defeated Hart via submission with the figure-4 and by holding onto the top rope for leverage at 35:00 (during the fall, the referee ordered Heenan backstage); fall #3 - Flair defeated Hart via submission with the figure-4 and by holding onto the bottom rope for leverage at 37:40; fall #4 - Hart defeated Flair via submission with the Sharpshooter at 55:03; fall #5 - Hart pinned Flair by reversing a figure-4 attempt into an inside cradle at 59:42 as Flair attempted the figure-4 (at the beginning of the fall, Heenan returned to the ring to hand Flair a pair of brass knuckles - which ended up being used on the champion - before once again being ejected from ringside)

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - July 8, 1994
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Owen Hart in a 60-minute Ironman match, 3 falls to 2

WWF @ Los Angeles, CA - Great Western Forum - July 29, 1994
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Owen Hart in sudden death of a 60-minute Ironman match, 2 falls to 1

WWF @ Philadelphia, PA - Spectrum - August 6, 1994
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Owen Hart in a 60-minute Ironman match, 2 falls to 1


What was the name of the WCW faction that featured Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko, Perry Saturn and another member along with a Chyna rip-off called Asya?

The Revolution


I remember growing up watching a Tag team called the Powers of Pain. I always thought that they were the Road Warriors (LOD). I now understand that the Powers of Pain were someone else. Who were the Powers of Pain and where are they now?

The Powers of Pain were The Barbarian and Warlord, managed by Mr. Fuji. Many mistake them for the Legion of Doom, mainly because they put on the same face paint colors at times and stuff. The Barbarian and Warlord hadn't teamed up in years, until a couple of years ago, they reunited at an independant show and wrestled in a tag team match. Last I heard, they occasionally wrestle in Florida.


Who was Glacier in WCW and what is he doing now?

Ray Lloyd, (Glacier) wrestled in WCW for a while, then faded way. He was brought back under another name, "Coach Buzz Stern" in the late 90's. Ray currently teaches a health and sex education course in Hightower Trail Middle School in Atlanta.


why do they say that Booker T is the 5 time wcw champ instead of the world champ? Because they say Ric flair is the 16-time world champ and he won his titles in wcw as well.

Ric Flair held the NWA World title several times, which NWA later became WCW, he held the WCW title several times too, and the WWF title twice. They just say 16-time World heavyweight champion to combine all three. Booker T never won the world title when it was NWA, it was only WCW.


A few years ago, there was a woman that turned up at Raven's hardcore matches called the Black Ninja. I was wondering was this Tori? And was her unmasking shown on TV?

Yes, that was Tori. She was unmasked by Molly Holly on Sunday Night Heat on March 11, 2001.


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