This is the sixteenth instalment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. They are pieces that look at the darker, sometimes seedier aspects of pro wrestling. Some involve assault, rape, sex, drugs and sometimes even murder. As with every piece, we do not condone nor do we condemn all the alleged involved. Continue reading
Pro wrestling is filled with bad gimmicks and ring names. We’ve covered several on this blog alone. What we’ve yet to explore are the bad ones or seemingly bad ones and still succeeded. Why did they succeed? Simple, the wrestlers under the gimmicks embraced the name or character and made it their own. Whether it was purely by talent or hard work or both. Continue reading
Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow
‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 28 December 1998. The year 1998 ends with The Corporation and DR still going at it. Over on Nitro it is the night after Starrcade and Goldberg is no longer WCW Champion and has suffered his first defeat.
All this and more as Monday Night Wars continues…
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage & Jamie Lithgow
After looking back at 2014 and ahead to 2015 in last week’s Sunday Sermon, the logical next step is a sharing of ideas on how to do things differently. After all, you can’t just make criticisms without making constructive suggestions.
So, in this Sunday Sermon, Craig, Brian and Jamie outline how they would like to see things done differently in the WWE if they had the chance to make changes.
Jamie Lithgow, Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
In the final installment of ‘This Week in Wrestling’ in 2014, Jamie shares what wrestling taught him this week, Craig talks about the chances of New Day while Brian sees the stars of Georgia Championship Wrestling serenade fans with ‘Deck the Halls’ and John Morrison rap about HHH.
All that and more in this edition of ‘This Week in Wrestling‘.
When you hear the word “screw job” associated with the WWE, we immediately think back to the Survivor Series in 1997. It was at that event where WWE chairman Vince McMahon concocted and executed a plan to take back the WWF title from its then champion Bret Hart against the challenger….Shawn Michaels.
With the help of referee Earl Hebner, Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart for the title and sent Bret packing to WCW. That happened 17 years ago this November. Another screw job occurred close to 30 years ago (in November as well)….this one took place in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. It too was for a WWF title…the female version. It also sent the former champion packing out of the company. Before we get to that fateful November night….a little background on the participants… Continue reading
This is the 15th installment in the ‘Wrestling With Sin‘ series. They are a series of pieces on the darker, sometimes seedier side of professional wrestling. Some involve sex, drugs, assault even murder! As with every piece, I do not condone, nor do I condemn the alleged participants involved in these stories. Continue reading
In 1993 the WWE introduced a new pay per view onto their annual schedule: King of the Ring. On some occasions super-stardom followed a King of the Ring victory while in other cases it never led to what the WWE hoped. Today, Craig looks at the different career paths of each King of the Ring winner between 1993 and 1999.
Welcome to another round of useless facts, info and trivia. While none of the information provided will get you hired anywhere or land you a significant other…it’s info to have in your back pocket just in case somebody threatens your life and demands you tell them how many times since 2002 have Randy Orton and John Cena wrestled each other? The answer is an astonishing 251 times by the way…now on to some other nuggets….