This week’s #WNSTSweet16 grapples with one of Baltimore’s favorite pastimes

April 01, 2014 | Luke Jones

This week’s #WNSTSweet16 grapples with one of Baltimore’s favorite pastimes

The road to WrestleMania culminates next Sunday in New Orleans with the 30th edition of the best spectacle in sports entertainment, so we dedicate this week’s #WNSTSweet16 to the greatest professional wrestling moments in Baltimore history.

Baltimore has a rich pro wrestling history that includes countless moments from WWE (and the WWF and WWWF before it) and WCW as well as a strong presence of smaller promotions such as Ring of Honor and Maryland Championship Wrestling to this day. In fact,’s own Nestor Aparicio named a WWE card at the Baltimore Arena on the #WNSTSweet16 list of “must-attend” events for Baltimore sports fans.

Professional wrestling has changed dramatically over the years as the legendary Vince McMahon began referring to his product as “sports entertainment” years ago and began peeling back the curtain on his brand of theatrical athleticism, but Baltimore’s passion hasn’t waned as events are well-attended on a regular basis.

Without further ado, we present the #WNSTSweet16 Greatest Professional Wrestling Moments in Baltimore History:

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1 Comments For This Post

  1. Ruben Says:

    I was at the arena the night Ron Simmons won the title. There were a ton of fans literally crying after the his win.

    (L.J. — Several people have shared similar accounts with me. Thanks for reading, Ruben.)

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