It is not uncommon for a promoter or someone from creative to amuse him or herself and their cohorts by bestowing an “inside joke” on one of their wrestlers. Some jokes are blatantly obvious while others may make you stop and think for a split second. Some wrestlers have even made a career for themselves being the pawn of such jokes. This piece will examine such parodies and why some were done.
Vince McMahon for years had a thing for ‘The American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes. Dusty was the booker for the WWF’s main competition in the 1980′s…the NWA. Vince never missed an opportunity to stick it to Rhodes every chance he got. Continue reading
Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
With it being recently added to the WWE Network we thought a Top Five Saturday Night’s Main Event could be quite good fun. It was a show that featured many memorable moments.
Today Craig and Brian list their Top Five Saturday Night Main Event moments, plenty of old school ammo for that. Continue reading
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
That expression has been bandied about for close to 200 years. It may be true in most cases, not so true in others. Pro wrestling has seen its fair share of imitators through the years. If a promoter can’t get the talent that they covet…why not just create your own similar version? Continue reading
If you grew up a WWF fan in the 1980′s…you are well aware of the fictitious WWF President named Jack Tunney. Tunney was the ‘Authority’ before the days of Mr. McMahon, Stephanie and Triple H. The only big difference…was he was a figure head….not a real president. Continue reading
Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow
‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 20 July 1998. It’s the go home Raw before ‘Fully Loaded: In Your House’ while Nitro sees Bret Hart and Diamond Dallas Page fight to be the US Champion.
All this and more as Monday Night Wars continues… Continue reading
Brian Damage, Jamie Lithgow & Craig Wilson
Tonight will see the second ever Battleground PPV. Last years was a critical and commercial failure. A year on, though, there’s a considerably stronger card. Undisputed Champion John Cena will put the belt on the line against Randy Orton, Roman Reigns and Kane. The Intercontinental title will be decided via a Battle Royal, The Usos defend the tag titles against Erick Rowan and Luke Harper and more.
Today Brian, Jamie and Craig share their predictions and thoughts on tonight’s event. Continue reading
Jamie Lithgow & Brian Damage
In the latest installment of ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Jame shares what wrestling taught him this week and Brian finds the best images and videos on the web.
All that and more in the latest ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Continue reading
There are two sides to every story. One side may be more truthful than the other, it all depends who you believe. Such is the case with a rising tag team in the WWF known as the Can-Am Connection. One minute they are being positioned to be the next WWF tag team champions and the next minute…they no longer exist. What happened? Depends on which story you believe. Continue reading
As always, the following piece isn’t to condemn anybody within the business. I am not here to judge someone’s mistakes or alleged mistakes. This is the 5th installment in the ‘Wrestling With Sin’ series. Continue reading