Flashback Friday - Remembering the Legion Of Doom
Another flashbackFriday , remembering the LegionofDoom while watching VintageWWE . One of my favorite tagteams , the Legion of Doom, featured the wrestlers Hawk and Animal . They started as the RoadWarriors . They came into the ring garbed in spiked shoulder pads while wearing scary face make-up. They dominated the tag team divisions of the wrestling promotions that they went to throughout their career. Matches often ended with the Legion of Doom, executing their finisher, the DoomsdayDevice , against their opponents. Hawk would place one of their opponents on his shoulders and Animal would launch himself from the top ropes to clothesline the hapless victim. From the AWA, to Jim Crockett's NWA, to the World Championship Wrestling, and back then, the World Wrestling Federation the Legion of Doom were winners of the tag team championship belts. They had multiple tag team championship runs often times battling other great tag teams such as The Midnight Express, Demolition , The Nasty Boys, and The Godwinns.
The Legion of Doom was relaunched as LOD2000 during the AttitudeEra of the WWE. They sported futuristic helmets along with their trademark spiked shoulder pads along with their new manager, the hot and sexy, Sunny.
As a face or as a heel tag team, the Legion Of Doom, will always be one of my favorite tag teams!
What a rush!!!
Image Credit » Photo is mine. Darth Allen is a big Legion of Doom fan!
ella-romao wrote on July 25, 2014, 9:33 AM
I'm a Wrestling fan before, that was long ago, and I heard about this Legion of Doom, but I can't even remember their faces, haha..
AliCanary wrote on July 25, 2014, 2:32 PM
LOL. I thught you were talking about something in the comic books--clearly I'm not up on wrestling!
allen0187 wrote on July 28, 2014, 12:35 AM
AliCanary , actually, the name of the group came from the early comics and cartoon series of the same name.
allen0187 wrote on July 28, 2014, 12:39 AM
ella-romao , they haven't wrestled in a long time but if you followed the early NWA / WCW days, they went by the name Road Warriors and then got really big with the mainstream wrestling fan when they joined WWF / WWE.