Before his days as Kane, before his days as Isaac Yankem, DDS, even before his days as Fake Diesel, Glenn Jacobs wrestled as Unabomb in Smoky Mountain Wrestling. He formed a tag team with Al Snow called The Dynamic Duo. They even won the SMW Tag Team Championship. More pictures of Unabomb after the jump, plus a video that’s a chilling premonition of things to come.
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Review: In Your House: Final Four
February 16th, 1997
We are back into the Retro-Reviews, and this one is a doozy of a show, packed with tons of backstory, excitement, and my favorite thing in wrestling—the winds of change!
Going back to Survivor Series 1996, Sid beat Shawn Michaels and finally killed one of the worst babyface title runs in company history, and Bret Hart defeated Steve Austin in a virtual #1 contenders match. In the lead up to the December and January PPVs, these four men interacted with each other weekly, all straddled the lines of face and heel, and they were eventually joined by Vader and the Undertaker as men who all vied, and had claims to, the World Wrestling Federation Title. How did this all happen and culminate?
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