Remember When…A Mystery Masked Man Appeared on WWF TV in 1991

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Craig Wilson

In this latest series of posts, titled ‘Remember When?‘, we take a look at one off or fleeting moments in wrestling history. In this latest piece, we look back to early 1991 when a mysterious masked superstar, later revealed to be Ed ‘Brutus Beefcake’ Leslie made several appearances on WWF TV attacking heels. Continue reading

Crossfire: Is The WWE Ready for a Female Commentator?

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Craig Wilson and Brian Damage

It’s been a little bit of a while since we had a Crossfire on the blog. Today the column makes a welcome return as Brian and Craig discuss whether or not the WWE are ready for a female announcer. As ever, leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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Wrestling with Sin: Pier 92

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Brian Damage

This is the 92nd installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involves such subjects as sex, drugs, greed and in some cases even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series…I do not condone or condemn the alleged participants. We simply retell their stories by researching interviews, newspapers, magazines and various other sources of media. Continue reading

The Way We Was: 1996 Week 47

Jamie Lithgow

We have reached a milestone in our 1996 timeline. A world class performer has made his debut in a new industry and changed the way we view sport and entertainment forever. Yes, that’s right, this week back in 1996 saw the release of Space Jam! As well as Michael Jordan hanging out with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck there was also something called The Survivor Series. All this and more in this week’s The Way We WasContinue reading

A Light Idea: The Birth and Subsequent Death of the WWF’s Light Heavyweight Division

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Brian Damage

The recent addition of the Cruiserweight division to the WWE has resurrected the company’s interest in light heavyweight superstars. But this is certainly not the first time Vince McMahon’s company has attempted to focus on this type of action. Today we had back to the previous attempts to build a light heavyweight division. Continue reading

Rebook or Cook: Looking back at the booking of Heath Slater

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage and John Carbery

Regular readers will be familiar with our ‘Book or Cook‘ series where we take WWE talent and discuss whether they have a future with the company or should be let go. Back at the start, in October 2015 when we launched it, Heath Slater was the first superstar we looked at. Today we revisit that decision, see where he is on the roster now and if we have changed our minds since then.
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