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Honestly, he starts getting his hole off the gaffers daughter and all of a sudden he’s in the main event, such a dickhead.
That’s the big one isn’t it? The big argument that’s been laid on the shoulders of Paul Levesque (that’s HHH’s real name because we’re all insiders and shit) since the beginning of time. He’s only got his spot because he dumped that jaw line Chyna and shacked up with Stephanie. Politicking at its best. Except not really. Continue reading
Since the advent of cable TV and pay per views, pro wrestling has seen a cornucopia of future superstars make their TV debut…before they were known to the mass public. Some, would debut later to become world champions and main event players themselves. In the meantime, they are used as enhancement talent or extras to make the stars of that period look better. Continue reading
Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow
More Monday Night Wars as Craig and Jamie take in the respective shows that aired on 16 February 1998. Raw is headlined by Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie teaming against Marc Mero and TAFKA Goldust while over on Nitro Hogan and Savage face Sting and Lex Luger.
All that and more as Monday Night Wars continues.
Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage & Russ Morgan
For a while the tag division in the WWE was looking good. First The Shield held the titles then Goldust and Cody came along while a series of teams ranging from The Prime Time Players to The Usos and The Real Americans looked like they could be seen as a serious threat to the titles.
Fast forward to now and The New Age Outlaws are tag champs, the Prime Time Players have split up, there’s dissension within the ranks of The Shield and the WWE are planning on teaming Dolph Ziggler and The Miz together for no real apparent reason than neither has anything better today. Today, the state of the WWE’s tag division will be the focus of this Sunday Sermon. Continue reading
WWE’s “new era” closely resembles the previous one, and the one before that…
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Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow & Brian Damage
Craig, Jamie and Brian dissect the last 7 days of wrestling action in ‘This Week in Wrestling’. We find out what wrestling taught us this week, what Mark Henry merchandise you can buy your baby, a Rock ‘n’ Roll Express Kickstarter project, Craig’s thoughts on WWE’s first steps into the podcasting world and so much more. Continue reading
Not only is today International Love Day, aka Valentine’s Day, but it is also a very important anniversary. Yes, today is the 30th anniversary of Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean’s gold medal triumph at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo. However, not to take anything away from ice skating, but we hardly care about that kind of nonsense on this blog. Therefore I am celebrating another important date in history: The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. No, not the gang land shooting involving Al Capone, I am of course referring to the professional wrestling PPV featuring Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, The Blue Meanie and many more of the Attitude Era’s top players.
Jamie Lithgow, Craig Wilson, Russ Morgan and Brian Damage
Love and marriage storylines have been done so many times in wrestling that there’s certainly justification in the notion of sending them on a permanent honeymoon. That isn’t to say there hasn’t been some genuinely touching storylines.
There was the reuniting of Macho Man and Miss Elizabeth at Wrestlemania 7 and the altogether more racey storylines in recent years. It is those sort of angles that will be the focus of this week’s Top Five as the team celebrate the upcoming St. Valentine’s day by listing their favourite love angles.
WWE cashed in in Primo and Epico’s Puerto Rican heritage by…errr…giving them a bullfighters gimmick and a midget dressed as a bull (Image, rather aptly, courtesy of http://www.wrestlecrap.com)
For months now there have been rumours surrounding Prince Devitt being watched by the WWE. Recent rumours have also seen KENTA linked with a move from the Far East to the WWE.
Both seem like perfectly sensible moves and I certainly see a lot of value in the WWE adding international stars to the roster particularly established ones like these. That said, it does make me wonder if they will follow the long list of international stars that have joined the WWE but have been saddled with stereotypical gimmicks. Continue reading
This is the third and final chapter in my trilogy on pro wrestling’s lesser known and in most cases less successful siblings. You can find part one here and part two here.
Kevin Christian Lawler