Jamie Lithgow & Brian Damage
In the latest installment of ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Jamie shares what he learned from wrestling this week and Brian shares some interesting stuff he’s found on the web.
All that and more in the latest ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Continue reading
Professional wrestling is littered with fun stats and oddball facts. They are at times quirky, mostly useless…but fun all the same.
Greg Valentine, Roddy Piper and Ricky Steamboat are the only 3 wrestlers to appear at both the inaugural Starrcade and Wresstlemania 1.
Jerry “The King” Lawler has held or co held over 108 championship titles in his career and 0 came while spending 22 years on and off with the WWE as a wrestler/commentator. Continue reading
So what’s in a name? Back in May 2003 Vince McMahon would certainly have hoped not very much after the World Wrestling Federation were forced to change the company name. Gone was the ‘F’ with the replacement being an ‘E’ for entertainment.
In this ‘A Moment in Time’ Craig looks at what lead to the “Get the ‘F’ out” campaign. Continue reading
Before we get started, you MUST click on the 4 second video below…
Now that that’s out of the way, today’s piece looks at the good and bad with one of pro wrestling’s most successful factions…the New World Order. (nWo for short) As in everyday life, the good is represented by white and the bad by black. Continue reading
There was a time when every great heel in pro wrestling had a manager. Their purpose was to act as both a mouth piece and to interfere on behalf of their clients. The truly great managers brought hatred and disdain with them no matter who they were representing. From the Grand Wizard to Freddie Blassie, Bobby Heenan to Lou Albano, JJ Dillon to Gary Hart etc. Then, they began to fade away into extinction… Continue reading
Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow
‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 25 May 1998. It’s the final Raw before Over The Edge and it’s all about McMahon and Austin. Over on Nitro The nWo Wolfpac are on a recruitment drive.
All this and more as Monday Night Wars continues… Continue reading
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage & Jamie Lithgow
Last week saw a drop of some 44% in the value of WWE stock. The plummet in the share price reportedly cost Vince McMahon $350m and, as a result, his place in the billionaires club. Things are even less rosey over at TNA as cutbacks continue and Impact seems a distance from 1.0 in the ratings. On the face of it it’s not the time to be starting a wrestling promotion but that is exactly what Jeff Jarrett is doing with Global Force Wrestling.
In this week’s Sunday Sermon Craig, Brian and Jamie discuss the state of the wrestling world today. Continue reading