The Way We Was: WCW Uncensored 1996

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Jamie Lithgow

Regular readers will know that Jamie has been following events in WWE and WCW from 20 years ago in his The Way We Was series. In a good news/bad news situation, this past weekend marked the 20th anniversary of WCW Uncensored 1996. The good news is that this infamous event from WCW’s wacky pre-nWo era provided plenty of material for you good people to look at, laugh at and ridicule. The bad news is that Jamie had to spend three hours watching it… Continue reading

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Straight To The Top: Six Guys Who Made Their WrestleMania Debuts in The Main Event

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Excluding WrestleMania 1, where everyone made their ‘mania debut, in WWE history six men have made their debut at the showcase of the imortals in the show’s main event bout. Today, we look back at all of those stars, their debut matches and their subsequent success – if applicable, a spoiler as to who one of the entrants is… Continue reading

Whatever Happened to Jimmy Jack Funk?

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Brian Damage

Who knew that the legendary Funk family from Amarillo, Texas had a another family member? Jimmy Jack Funk was Dory Funk Sr’s dirty little secret. A third brother to compliment Terry and Hoss (Dory Jr.) Funk. In actuality, Jimmy Jack Funk wasn’t a Funk at all. That doesn’t mean that he wasn’t a part of his own wrestling legacy and today we ask Whatever Happened to Jimmy Jack Funk? Continue reading

Book or Cook? The Booking of Tyler Breeze

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Brian Damage, Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow

The WWE roster is filled with “superstars” at every level. There are the main roster guys who regularly appear on Raw and SmackDown, those who are used as glorified jobbers and those who are barely used at all. In this series of pieces, we will take an individual wrestler barely or poorly used and decide if they are worth keeping or should they be let go. Today we decide if we Book or Cook Tyler Breeze.
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Sunday Sermon: WrestleMania 32 – What Match is Going on Last?

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Russ Morgan & Jamie Lithgow

We are now only one week away from one of the worst hyped and built-to WrestleManias in the history of the event. We have a card but are we really sure we know what match is going up last? Will it be Triple H vs. Roman Reigns or will it be Shane McMahon’s Hell in a Cell clash with The Undertaker. That’s the topic of this latest Sunday Sermon. Continue reading

The Way We Was: 1996 Week 12

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Jamie Lithgow

We’re hanging out in 1996 again. This week saw Mel Gibson and his film Braveheart do the business at the 68th Annual Academy Awards. At least his re-telling of history got better in his subsequent movies. But seriously, with both WWE and WCW building towards pay per views, Raw and Nitro were both pretty good this week.  So, let’s get down to business in this week’s edition of ‘The Way We Was‘ …

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