WWE Night of Champions Predictions


Jamie Lithgow and Brian Damage

Tonight Brock Lesnar puts his WWE title on the line against John Cena in the main event of the annual Night of Champions event. Elsewhere, Goldust and Stardust battle the Usos for the tag straps, Sheamus defends the US title against Cesaro, Paige puts her gold on the line against AJ Lee and Nikki Bella and The Miz challenges Dolph Ziggler for the IC title.

Today, Jamie and Brian share their thoughts on tonight’s Night of Champions PPV. Continue reading

The OVW 4: The Class of 2002


Brian Damage

Since instituting a developmental system for newly signed talent…the WWE has seen its fair share of hits and misses. While there has been some talent that thrived and became superstars for the company…others have faltered a bit and quickly disappeared. No year in recent memory developed bigger names for the company than in 2002.

In some circles, they have been referred to as “The OVW 4.” The OVW stands for Ohio Valley Wrestling…which was the WWE’s top developmental farm system from 2000 to 2008. Located in Louisville, Kentucky…it was/is owned and operated by former territorial wrestler ‘Nightmare’ Dan Davis. The head booker was Jim Cornette and the trainers included Al Snow. Continue reading

The Scottish Wrestling Revolution


Gary Henderson

Last month, a capacity crowd of over one thousand rabid Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) fans lost their collective shit as Drew Galloway made his much anticipated return after leaving the WWE.

While it was a massive return for ICW and kicked off a storyline that will likely take them stomping into the New Year (and a new T.V deal by the looks of things), it also felt like a watershed moment for a Scottish wrestling scene on the cusp of big things. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: The Seventh Sign


Brian Damage

This is the seventh installment of the “Wrestling With Sin” series. As always with these pieces…I do not personally condone or condemn the parties involved. I am just simply writing about incidents both confirmed and alleged that have occurred behind the scenes in pro wrestling. These events have a much more darker, seedier aspect to them. They involve things such as rape, affairs, suicide and murder. Continue reading

Sunday Sermon: NXT

https://ringthedamnbell.wordpress.com/Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Kenneth Richardson & Jamie Lithgow

It seemed for a long time that NXT could do no wrong. Time and time again superstars made the step up on to the main roster and didn’t look out of place.

The Shield exploded on the scene and The Wyatt Family have become a crucial part of WWE programming.

However, the jury is still firmly out on Big E., Rusev and Xavier Woods. Today the team discuss NXT and who are the next ones to watch. Continue reading