Harley Race

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    The Nine Distinct States That Make Up Missouri

    No matter the issue, Missouri has always been labeled as a state of two distinct camps: Yankee vs. Confederate, urban vs. rural, Blue state vs. Red, Calvin pissing on a Ford logo/Calvin pissing on a Chevy logo and — most divisive of all — "Missouri" vs. "Missourah." In reality, though, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Wrestling Legend Harley Race Draws New Generation Of Brawlers To Troy, MO

    The Harley Race Wrestling Academy has a new location, but the training is still decidedly old-school. Now in Troy, the academy holds worldwide renown for its namesake, Harley Race, a superstar and world champion during his heyday in the '60s, '70s and '80s. As chronicled in a 2012 Riverfront Time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    The WWE Royal Rumble Guide For Concert-Goers

    Pro wrestling and arena concerts may seem like vastly different species. But they're not that far off. World Wrestling Entertainment camped out Sunday at Scottrade Center for this year's Royal Rumble, arguably the mega-federation's second biggest pay-per-view of the year next to its annual Wrestlem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Are You Ready To Rumble?

    ​Hey, wrestling fans. Hopefully you all read Albert Samaha's profile of wrestling legend Harley Race last week, but if you haven't, here's an incentive.The RFT has two plaza level tickets for this Sunday's WWE Royal Rumble. We'll give 'em away to the first person who can name the brothers who, acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    St. Louis' Indelible Place in Professional Wrestling

    This Sunday St. Louis hosts the WWE's Royal Rumble. Some of the men who'll wrestle that night -- such as CM Punk and Ted DiBiase Jr. -- passed through Harley Race's Wrestling Academy in Eldon, Missouri, on their way to the big league (for more on Race, see last week's feature story Harley Race's Ac ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Drop-Kick Gorgeous

    Bad timing and institutional racism kept Gary Jackson out of pro wrestling's spotlight. But he's got St. Louis in a hammer lock.