Put Up Your Dukes: The Great ‘Duke of Dorchester’ Pete Doherty

Brian Damage

There are few jobbers quite as iconic as Pete ‘The Duck of Dorchester’ Doherty who boasted a win/loss ration like no other – heavily skewered, however, in the favour of loses… Today we look at his legendary streak at the time that Curt Hawkins is on one similar. Continue reading


Wrestling with Sin: 140

Brian Damage

This is the 140th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involve such subjects as sex, drugs, greed and in some cases even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series, I do not condone or condemn the alleged participants. We simply retell their stories by researching interviews, newspapers, magazines and various other sources of media. Continue reading

Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 46

Jamie Lithgow

20 years ago the world of wrestling had another busy week, but busiest of anyone was Rick Rude. The Ravishing one managed to appear on WWF Raw and WCW Nitro in the same night, while apparently displaying an exceptional rate of facial hair growth. Rude also made a televised appearance for ECW over the adjacent weekend too. Busy boy, but what else was happening ‘down south’ in 1997? Let’s find out in this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading