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
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.
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
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage and Jamie Lithgow
To the surprise of many predicting last week’s SummerSlam on this blog, the New Day held their titles extending their reign as tag champions. In homage, in today’s Sunday Sermon, we take a look at tag team wrestling through the years and discuss our favourite tandems. Continue reading
Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
It’s that time again as we look back at This Week in Wrestling. In this edition, Craig talks Insane Championship Wrestling’s ‘Fear & Loathing IX’ from last Saturday while Brian shares some of the most interesting pictures and videos he’s stumbled upon over the last seven days. Continue reading
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 Was… Continue reading
Brian Damage and John Carbery
With Extreme Championship Wrestling back in the news, it seemed a very topical idea for a Top Five. So today, Brian and John lead us through their favourite matches and moments from the company’s history. It might be a short history but it was one that burned brightly. Continue reading
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
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.