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
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
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
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.
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
Brian Damage & Craig Wilson
It’s that time again as we look back at This Week in Wrestling. In this edition Brian discusses the future of TNA and shares some of the more interesting pictures and videos he’s stumbled upon this week while Craig talks about the mounting injury problems faced by the WWE.
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‘ …
Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow, Russ Morgan & Brian Damage
Wrestling history is full of superstars that performed in both NWA/WCW and the WWE. In today’s Top Five, we take a look at a host of wrestlers that faired significantly better during their run with the WCW than they did with Vince McMahon’s WWF.
The Rock vs Holywood Hogan: is there a more iconic match in the history of WrestleMania? Arguably not, so what better way to continue our build-up to this year’s WrestleMania than, via ‘Matches from History‘, revisit this classic and see if it stands the test of time…