Paper Champions: The World Champions That Never Were


Brian Damage

For a wrestler being world champion is the pinnacle of their profession. Many were destined for the role and many more given the push to the top. There are others that were supposed to get the nod in various promotions but it never transpired for one reason or another. It is those superstars that are the focus of this piece.

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Icons of Wrestling #23 – Los Conquistadors


Jamie Lithgow

Combined Weight: 465 lbs
Real Names: José Estrada (Uno), José Luis Rivera (Dos)
Hometown: Somewhere in Latin America
Glory Days: 1987 – 1990
Fun Fact: Edge and Christian’s accomplices – or ‘hired goons’ – during their Conquistador run in 2000 were Christopher Daniels and Aaron ‘Jesús’ Aguilera. Other wrestlers to have worn the gold outfits include Eugene, Rob Conway and Johnny from The Spirit Squad.

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Wrestling With Sin: Forty 4

44Brian Damage

This is the 44th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that often delves into the darker, seedier side of pro wrestling. Many of these stories involve allegations of sex, drugs, greed and sometimes even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series…We do not condone nor do we condemn the alleged participants and/or victims. We are simply retelling these stories. Continue reading