Craig Wilson andJamie Lithgow
Following on from the other week’s nWo inspired Top Five to mark 20 years since that group formed in WCW, it would be remiss of us to not mark another 20th anniversary: the birth of ‘Austin:316’ at King of the Ring 1996. With that in mind, here’s a Stone Cold Steve Austin inspired Top Five as Craig and Jamie list their favourite Stone Cold moments. Continue reading
This is the 76th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker side of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve such topics as sex, greed, drugs, arrests and sometimes even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series, we do not condone or condemn the alleged involved. We are simply retelling these stories that have been told throughout the years. Continue reading
Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow and Brian Damage
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 Zack Ryder.
It can’t be easy being a second, or third, generation wrestler. The expectations, from an early, age to match, if not better, the achievements of the family members that came before. It’s a task made all the more difficult when your father is the iconic ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair. today we ask ‘Whatever Happened to‘ David Flair. Continue reading
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage and Jamie Lithgow
Seven days ago the WWE pulled the trigger on Dean Ambrose having him, firstly, win the Money in the Bank briefcase then later on in the same night have him cash in just after Seth Rollins pinned Roman Reigns to grab the WWE title. In today’s Sunday Sermon we discuss that title win and what an Ambrose era might look like. Continue reading
Craig Wilson & Brian Damage
It’s that time again as we look back at This Week in Wrestling. In this edition Craig talks about Roman Reigns’ wellness violation while Brian shares some of the more interesting pictures he’s stumbled upon this week and more.
After an eventful Great American Bash pay per view it’s time to take our regularly scheduled trip back to 1996 to catch up on all the happenings from Nitro, and also see what happened on the last Raw before The King of The Ring. Before we get started I feel I should keep you up to speed with events from the outside world; Scottish football fans’ hearts were broken and The Chicago Bulls won the NBA Championship. Business as usual then. Anyway, let’s get wrasslin’ in this week’s ‘The Way We Was‘ …
Today we bring you a bonus edition of Jamie’s 1996 retrospective; ‘The Way We Was‘. The reason for this bonus edition is simple – The Great American Bash was a really good pay per view. Tomorrow we shall detail events from the subsequent Nitro and Raw, but first let’s get the lowdown from a very entertaining evening in Baltimore.
This is the 75th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker side of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve such topics as sex, greed, drugs, arrests and sometimes even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series, we do not condone or condemn the alleged involved. We are simply retelling these stories that have been told throughout the years. Continue reading