Top Five Misused Superstars in WWE history

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The WWE has been the launchpad of many wrestling careers and a place where even more performers have cemented their place in wrestling history. It’s not worked for every superstar as for every Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock there’s a Matt Morgan, Sean O’Haire and Vader who, despite their talents, didn’t reach the heights they could have.

In this week’s Top Five Brian, Craig, Jamie and Russ list their top five misused superstars in WWE history.

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Hollywood to Memphis: The Feud That Changed Wrestling

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Brian Damage

Every year, the night before Wrestlemania, the WWE puts on a Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Every year, at least one if not more celebrities are inducted into a fictional “Celebrity wing” of the Hall. Some celebrity Hall of Fame inductees have included…Pete Rose, Bob Eucker and Mike Tyson. Whether you personally agree with certain or all celebrities being inducted, if there ever was one celeb deserving of such a recognition…it would be Andy Kaufman. Continue reading

Monday Night Wars: 19 October 1998

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Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow

‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 19 October 1998. It’s the Raw after ‘Judgment Day: In Your House’ which concluded with Stone Cold Steve Austin being fired by Vince McMahon. Over on Nitro it’s the last episode before Halloween Havoc with several feuds reaching boiling point ahead of the stacked PPV card.

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Sunday Sermon: The Future of The Wyatt Family

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Jamie Lithgow and Gary Henderson

In recent weeks the WWE have been heavily hinting that the end is nigh for the Wyatt family. Is it a move that makes sense? Is is Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper or Erick Rowan that is most likely to succeed if the group do go their separate way?

In this week’s Sunday Sermon, the team discuss whether it really is the best time to bring an end this stable. Continue reading

Where can I buy some spandex?: A last ditch attempt at learning to wrestle

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So, eh, I’m going to wrestling training this weekend.

This is a terrible idea. Obviously I love wrestling right. I’ve loved it since I was eight. I have a rainmanesque knowledge of completely pointless trivia that I constantly use to try and impress people without the self-awareness to realise that ‘wrestling trivia’ and ‘impress people’ don’t really gel. Continue reading

Top Five superstars who never rose to World Champion

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Some of the biggest names in wrestling are remembered for their time as world champion. Whether it was Hulk Hogan or Ric Flair in the 80s through to Stone Cold and The Rock in the late 90s, these superstars were synonymous with their time as world champion. However, there were a number of top superstars who, somewhat surprisingly, never made it as far as world champion.

Today on on the blog Brian, Kenneth and Russ share their Top Five superstars that never become world champion.

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