WrestlingDVDNetwork.com can now exclusively report on another DVD just added to WWE’s 2016 Home Video schedule…
This one will be a compilation of Hardcore matches! The 3 disc DVD and 2 disc Blu-ray set is slated for release next year, speculated to either take a “Best of” Hardcore matches style format or instead focus on the history of the Hardcore Championship, which was active between 1998 and 2002.
As of now, the working title for the project is simply “HARDCORE” – the same name given to the single-disc WWF DVD when released by the company all the back in 2001.
WWE has been considering releasing a new Hardcore-themed DVD/Blu-ray since May this year.
The titles we’ve revealed so far for 2016 will, as of now, come out in this order: “Best PPV Matches 2015”, “The Best of RAW & SmackDown 2015”, “The Best of NXT”, Dudley Boyz, Eric Bischoff, “HARDCORE”, “OMG! ECW’s Craziest Moments”, “The True Story of the Royal Rumble”.
We’ve posted up more screenshots from the “Sting: Into The Light” documentary before its officially released – take a peek at them over on our Facebook page.
Be sure to pre-order WWE’s new Sting DVD here on Amazon.com or here on WWEShop.com.
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Posted by WWEDVDNews.com on Thursday, 1 October 2015
Heads up, fans attending Inside The Ropes‘ live shows with Sting this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the UK will have the first opportunity to buy the “Sting: Into The Light” DVD!
The official release dates are October 13th to the United States, and October 19th to the UK.
Also available this coming week is the “Beast in the East” WWE DVD!
This is an exclusive offering to fans in UK/Europe this Monday and Australia this Wednesday. Look out for the previously unseen “dark” matches included in the DVD’s extras.
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THIS WEEKEND: A massive lot of 61 wrestling DVDs (containing 151 discs in total) is up for grabs cheap in an eBay auction expiring Sunday night! As you can probably spot, there are multiple Anthology volumes being offered in there and some titles are still sealed.
$57.00 – Lot of 61 WWE/Wrestling DVDs
eBay auctions for these WWF DVDs also expire this weekend, including WrestleMania 17!
$9.99 – WWF Survivor Series 2001 DVD
$10.50 – WWF Divas Tropical Pleasure DVD
$14.00 – WWE/WWF Triple H: That Damn Good DVD
$15.00 – WWF WrestleMania 18 DVD
$21.00 – WWF WrestleMania 17 DVD
I would enjoy this more if it was a volume 2 of “Falls Count Anywhere” with hardcore style matches not just exclusive of their hardcore title but hopefully this time include Last Man Standing matches which were missing off the last set.
I’ve just had a look through my collection and found the original 2001 Hardcore release. Here’s the match listing if anyone’s interested (the event and match details aren’t very helpful but I’m going by the insert inside the DVD….remember when they did those guys?!)
Main feature: Mankind v Shamrock (Raw late ’98), Ivory v Tori, Al Snow v Hardcore Holly (St Valentines Day Massacre, Feb ’99), Crash v Hardcore Holly v Matt Hardy v Jeff Hardy v Tazz v Perry Saturn (Backlash, April 2000), Shane McMahon v Steve Blackman (Summerslam, August 2000).
DVD extras: Hardcore Holly v Bart Gunn (late ’98/early ’99), Crash v Test (Smackdown early 2000), Crash v Tazz (Smackdown, March 2000), Laundrymat 24/7, Airport 24/7, Funtime USA 24/7 (where Crash escapes the headbangers by using a kids slide), Crash V Hardcore Holly (Raw, March 2000), Matt Hardy v Jeff Hardy, Brisco pins a sleeping Crash to win the hardcore title, Steve Blackman vs Big Boss Man, Steve Blackman vs Edge & Christian, Steve Blackman vs Tazz, Steve Blackman vs Tiger Ali Singh, Raven v Undertaker, Big Show v The Rock v Kurt Angle, Raven v Big Show v Kane (Mania X7), Rhyno v Raven (Backlash, April 2001), Rhyno v Big Show v Test (Judgment Day, May 2001), Rhyno v Big Show.
i got both the dvd and vhs. theres 2 or 3 matches diffrent but its pretty much the same the main bio i mean
That 2001 Hardcore DVD was a fun but forgotten release so I wouldn’t mind if they did a “here comes the pain” style set and put out an updated, extended version of that.
agree with that.. and hopefully they could put in a -Play All- button for all the extras.. I really hate to press play for every extras.
Especially when so many of the matches on that DVD were short tv matches! Constantly grabbing for the remote on that one! Hope to see most of RVD’s 2001 matches on the new set. The matches with Jeff, Jericho and Taker were really good.
you would think that the absence of the -Play All- function was a relict from the past..but they did it with the first volume of Attitude Era and the Batista blurays. Let’s hope that were the final ones.
Sounds good to me. I was hoping for just History of the Hardcore Title but if they can expand the reach of the content without just making an excuse to show John Cena matches then I’m all for it.
Hopefully some of matches will be on it will involve the late, Crash Holly.
‘Falls Count Anywhere’ Volume 2 then, basically.
They should use that title instead, it would have make more sense
Hopefully most of these matches are from 2001-2002, when the Hardcore title was RVD’s. He had some great Hardcore title matches with Edge, Taker, the Hardyz, Jerry Lynn, Tommy Dreamer, Jericho, Kurt Angle, and even The Rock.
That should be a interesting set, I hope it will be good matches and maybe unreleased matches
Anyone know if the RVD vs. Tommy Dreamer – Hardcore Title vs. IC Title Unification match from RAW 2002 in MSG has been on any set? could definitely see that being included.
There have been some fun Hardcore title matches involving Al Snow, Hardcore Holly and Road Dogg.
Looks like a potentially fun set…i don’t really expect 5* matches but lot of trainwrecks.
…and what beautiful trainwrecks they will be, aaaaah! 😉
To the best of my knowledge, no it hasn’t.
I’d love to see some Raven, Tommy Dreamer and Crash Holly on it. The 24/7 rule made the title even more hysterical and fun.
I wouldn’t mind seeing a compilation set of hardcore matches as long it’s not s**t like the Evening Gown Match betwee Pat Patterson and Gerald Brisco or anything else embarassing on that level.
Good god almighty, you’re right bout that disaster.. I thought it was enough when it was released by Silvervision on the KOTR 2000 tagged classics..but, noooooo..it had to be on Attitude Era vol. 2! :-/
I love garbage and trash…but to a certain point. That particulare one we do -not- need on a bluray again, thanks.
yesssss!!!! “…what does everybody waaaaant!?! HARDCORE!!!”
nothing like good clean hardcore trash entertainment you can trust! 😉