In a week’s time, it will be the 20th anniversary of WWE In Your House 17: Ground Zero. In the event’s penultimate match, Bret Hart, then WWE Champion, locked horns with The Patriot. The challenger only had a short-lived run with the WWE and thus seems like perfect time to look back on his run with the company. Continue reading
This is the 128th 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 in 1997 there was only one story this week, especially here in the UK. Princess Diana was killed in a high speed car crash in Paris. There was also sad news, especially for Ric Flair, on Nitro as a Hall of Famer and legitimate wrestling legend announced his retirement. Let’s find out who gave up their ‘spot’ in this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading
Craig Wilson, John Carbery, Brian Damage and Benjamin Trecroci
Is the WWE more filler than killer these days? Is SummerSlam 2017 just another example of that? In today’s Sunday Sermon, we examine the, in our opinion, desperate need for a filter in the WWE and to do away with six-hour PPVs. Continue reading
Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
It’s Saturday so time for the latest instalment of ’This Week in Wrestling’. Today, in part 34, Craig talks about the end of Asuka’s reign as NXT women’s champion while Brian discusses the future of Jason Jordan and shares all the best viral content he’s stumbled upon this week.
For many wrestling fans, Honky Tonk Man wasn’t just the longest reigning Intercontinental Champion in WWE history but also one of the biggest heels of the 1980s. But there was an attempt, at one point, to turn him babyface. It is that which is the focus of today’s piece.