Jamie Lithgow and Brian Damage
In ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Jamie shares what wrestling taught him this week and Brian shares with us the best wrestling related images and videos he’s come across this week.
Brian Adams is a much maligned wrestler. Seen by some as a Yoko Ono like figure and blamed for the break-up of Demolition. Despite that, he carved out a lengthy career in both the WWE and WCW featuring in high profile angles for much of his on-screen time.
The importance of a theme song for a wrestler can’t be underestimated. They are often memorable, for some it might be the most memorable part of their act. Whether it is a pounding rock anthem or an eerie theme that best suits your character, they can go a long way to getting a superstar over. And that is the topic of this week’s Top Five as the team list their favourite wrestling entrance theme songs. Continue reading
Weight: 401 lbs
Glory Days: 1993/94
Fun Fact: Mike ‘Bastion Booger’ Shaw’s original gimmick in WWE was that of ‘Friar Ferguson’, the wrestling monk. The gimmick – which only made one televised appearance – was ditched early doors due criticism from the Catholic Church. Continue reading
This is the 20th edition of the ongoing ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A series of pieces that delve into the darker…sometimes seedier world of pro wrestling. Some stories deal with sex, drugs, rape, assault and sometimes even murder! As with every installment in the Sin series…I do not condone nor do I condemn any of the alleged participants. I am simply retelling these stories as they were reported, told or otherwise explained. Continue reading
On the episode of Monday night Raw on 28 October 2013, Damien Sandow cashed in his Money in the Bank contract against John Cena. A contract that almost guarantees you a world or WWE championship. Almost….
You see, on that particular Monday night…Sandow cashed in…but didn’t win a title. He became only the 2nd person to unsuccessfully win a title courtesy of the MITB briefcase. (The other coincidentally was John Cena ) The aftermath of Damien Sandow’s loss was anger and frustration by many within the internet community. Many fans were convinced that that would mark the end of Sandow’s push. That by not winning the World title and no longer having a briefcase….Sandow would return to low to mid card status. It indeed has…but it didn’t have to be. Continue reading
It’s Royal Rumble time. Tonight 30 superstars will battle it out for the chance to go to Wrestlemania to challenge the WWE Champion. Will it be Roman Reigns or will Daniel Bryan get that Rumble win a year late or is someone else in the mix? Elsewhere, Brock defends his title against John Cena and Seth Rollins, The Ascension face the legendary New Age Outlaws and more.
The Ascension recently debuted on Raw after tearing it up on NXT for several years. Konnor and Viktor are the latest in the long line of big man teams in wrestling. In this piece, Craig looks at some of the other tag teams of that ilk from wrestling history including Demolition, KroniK, Powers of Pain and starting with a certain face painted duo… Continue reading