We continue our series looking at the history of Clash of Champions, taking in part 6 today with Clash of the Champions VI: Ragin’ Cajun, St. Valentine’s Massacre, held on April 2, 1989, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. There were 5,300 people in attendance and the show drew a 4.3 rating on TBS Continue reading
This is the 111th 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
Remember DVDs, those discs that sit on a shelf but you don’t use because you have access to digital media? Well, back in 1997 they were just starting to take off. Warner Home Video lead the charge with 41 releases so far while Columbia Tristar got in on the action this week with their first release. Problem is, an actual DVD player will set you back between £300 and £400, that’s around $500. Yikes, but let’s get down to business in this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’…
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Benjamin Trecroci, John Carbery and Earl Marx
It’s Sunday Sermon time and this week we take a look at the state of the tag team division on Raw and on Smackdown in the WWE at the moment. Today we ask: does it need a revoution to sort it?
Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
It’s Saturday so part for the latest instalment of This Week in Wrestling. Today, in part 15, Craig discusses the beginning of the Jinder Mahal era and looks at the results of this week’s blog polls while Brian shares all the best viral content he’s stumbled upon this week.
We continue our series looking at the history of Clash of Champions, taking in part 5 today with Clash of the Champions V: St. Valentine’s Massacre, held on 15 February 1989 at the Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Continue reading
Craig Wilson and John Carbery
Ah the cutting of a promo, a vital skill needed for a wrestler if he hopes to reach the very top of his profession. Whether it is discussing hard times, telling fat out of shape residents in that particular city to keep the noise down or threatening to check opponents into Smackdown Hotel, these are comments that live long in the memory of wrestling fans. That said, so are the remarks of those less talented on the mic and it is those superstars, who forget they are live or mumble something incoherent, that are the focus of this Top Five. Continue reading