In the second ‘Tag teams of yesteryear‘ a series which looks at the good, and not so good from tag teams wrestling history, we take a look at a former tag team under the tutelage of Bobby ‘The Brain’ Heenan, namely the team of Andre the Giant and Haku: The Colossal Connection. Continue reading
Brian Damage, John Carbery and Benjamin Trecroci
Like most sites, we are more often than not full of praise for the NXT product. Whilst it is generally the best show from the WWE on the weekly basis and we have seen performers go from there to become huge stars on the main roster, it doesn’t mean there haven’t been mistakes along the way. In today’s Top Five we look at NXT graduates who have flopped on the main roster.
It’s part three of our series looking at the history of Clash of the Champions. This week we go back in time to September 7, 1988, for ‘Clash of the Champions III: Fall Brawl’, an event that would eventually be a standalone WCW event from 1993 onwards. But that’s all still to come, read on for your weekly fix of 1988 NWA goodness. Continue reading
One of the most famous families in the history of wrestling is the Von Erichs. It’s a story filled with tragedy, however, with all but one of the sons taken too early. Today we look at another Von Erich tale, specifically one involving Kerry and his foot. Continue reading
We’re heading back in time to 1997 again and this week saw the 69th Academy Awards. ‘The English Patient’ scooped the big awards, but with regards to films people have actually seen; Cuba Gooding Jr. won Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Jerry Maguire’ and the Coen brothers film, ‘Fargo’, also did well. Anyway, it’s time to catch up on some wrasslin’ in this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’…
Craig Wilson, John Carbery, Jamie Lithgow
This past week marked the twentieth anniversary of the 13th instalment of WrestleMania. In today’s Sunday Sermon we cast our eyes back to that event and judge how important, in the grand scheme of things, that show was to the future of the WWE. Continue reading
Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
In part twelve of This Week in Wrestling in 2017, Craig looks at Sami Zayn and American Alpha possibly missing from WrestleMania 33 and Brian shares all the best viral content he’s stumbled upon this week.