Answering The 10 Count: The ECW Zombie

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Brian Damage

Happy Halloween and welcome to what we hope will be a new feature to the blog….Answering the 10 Count. A series of pieces where we interview pro wrestling stars of varying degrees and let them speak their mind on whatever topics get thrown their way.

Seeing as it is Halloween, why not start off this feature with a man known to many as the infamous ECW Zombie aka Tim Arson. While Tim’s biggest claim to fame here in the states might be wrestling under the guise of a zombie on WWE (ECW) television….Tim has been wrestling for over 14 years. A star in the Puerto Rican territories, Arson was trained by the infamous ‘Unpredictable’ Johnny Rodz who also trained wrestlers such as Taz, Bubba Ray and D-Von, Matt Striker and Bill DeMott. Continue reading

The McMahon Who Would Be King

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Brian Damage

On January 15th, 1970…a baby boy was born…but not just any boy…a boy with McMahon as his last name. He was named Shane Brandon McMahon and he was the first born of Vince and Linda. His father Vince was a 3rd generation promoter just starting to get his feet wet in the family business. Shane was the golden child….one day destined to be a 4th generation promoter and take over the business. Continue reading

New Isn’t Always Improved: The Rehashing of Wrestling’s Success

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Brian Damage

We’ve seen the vignettes of Bray Wyatt “letting go” of both Luke Harper and Erik Rowan. There are persistent rumors swirling around that Bray Wyatt is going to introduce a new and improved Wyatt family to the WWE fans. If the rumors are true, will it really be better than the original? Is it even possible? History suggests the answer to be no. Continue reading

Monday Night Wars: 26 October 1998

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‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 26 October 1998. On Raw there’s more Austin and McMahon fun and games in the run up to the 1998 Survivor Series. In WCW Land it is 24 hours after the infamous Halloween Havoc 1998 PPV and one of Nitro’s main events is the replay from the previous night.

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WWE Hell in a Cell 2014 Predictions

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Two Hell in a Cell matches will headline the event of the same name. In the first John Cena and Randy Orton face to become number one contender to BRock Lesnar’s title while in the main event former Shield partners Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose clash. Elsewhere, the Bellas face each other, AJ Lee defends her title against Paige, Gold and Star Dust put the gold on the line against The Usos, Miz challenges US Champion Sheamus and more.

Ahead of tonight’s event Craig, Gary, Jamie and Brian give their thoughts and predictions on the card. Continue reading

This Week in Wrestling 2014 week 43

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Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage and Craig Wilson

In the latest instalment of ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Jame shares what wrestling taught him this week, Craig looks at whether Dean Ambrose is limited as a babyface and checks out Raw 20 years ago and Brian scours the internet for the best wrestling related images and videos.

All that and more in the latest ‘This Week in Wrestling’

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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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