We continue our series looking at the history of the Clash of the Champions, taking in Clash of the Champions Part X: Texas Knockout. Held on February 6, 1990, at the Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi, Texas in front of 3,000 fans. The show drew a 4.5 rating on TBS. Continue reading
This is the 116th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin’ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involve 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
Back to 1997 we go and the Monday Night Wars have reignited as Nitro moves back to its regular 8pm timeslot. Elsewhere, Borussia Dortmund won the UEFA Champions League with a 3-1 victory over Juventus and Snoop Dogg has been announced as a headliner for this year’s Lollapalooza music festival. Very good, but let’s see who headlined this week’s wrestling in ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Russ Morgan and Jamie Lithgow
It’s undoubtedly the biggest story in the WWE, the crowning of Jinder Mahal as the WWE Champion. In today’s Sunday Sermon, we look at Mahal’s push, discuss whether or not he is the right man to carry SmackDown Live and wonder how long he will remain champion. Continue reading
Brian Damage and Craig Wilson
It’s Saturday so time for the latest instalment of ’This Week in Wrestling’. Today, in part 21, Brian looks at the potential return of the old Goldust character and shares all the best viral content he’s stumbled upon this week while Craig talks about this week’s WWE produt and the results of the polls.
While there are those that have managed to sustain lengthy successful careers, they are others who burned brightly at the start but the flame didn’t last as long as it maybe could, or should, have. Today we will look at werestlers who found success very early but struggled to replicate that, for whatever reason. Continue reading
Jamie Lithgow, Benjamin Trecroci and Craig Wilson
There are many wrestling events that it is often difficult to explain why they are so special to you. Whether it was the first tape you bought or even the first show you attended, there are some shows you rate higher than most people do. In today’s Top Five we take a look at some of those underrated wrestling PPVs.