Book or Cook? The Booking of Chad Gable

Brian Damage, Craig Wilson, Benjamin Trecroci and Jamie Lithgow

The WWE roster is filled with “superstars” at every level. There are the main roster guys who regularly appear on Raw and SmackDown, those who are used as glorified jobbers and those who are barely used at all. In this series of pieces, we will take an individual wrestler barely used and decide if they are worth keeping or should they be let go. Today we decide if we Book or Cook Chad Bable. Continue reading

Sunday Sermon: The Women’s Evolution

Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Benjamin Trecroci and Jamie Lithgow

So, last week in ‘This Week in Wrestling’ we talked about the potential introduction of a women’s tag team title. In the end, the big reveal ended up being the announcement of a women’s only PPV. In today’s Sunday Sermon, the team discusses what this means not only for the WWE but also for the company in general. Continue reading

A Beginner’s Guide to New Japan Pro Wrestling, By A Beginner – Part 1

Jamie Lithgow

New Japan Pro-Wrestling is the world’s number one professional wrestling promotion, assuming we class WWE as ‘sports entertainment’. No longer is NJPW confined to Japan with fans from elsewhere having to rely on newsletters, magazines and second-hand VHS tapes to keep up to date. Globally, NJPW is a brand on the rise, but what is it all about? Today, Jamie, a relative newbie to NJPW himself, covers the basics in our Beginners Guide to New Japan Pro-Wrestling… by a beginner. Continue reading

Top Five Random Wrestling Memories

Jamie Lithgow and Craig Wilson

As people, we all have random memories of seemingly inconsequential events or moments that have, for some reason, stuck in our heads. Forget about Brock Lesnar ending The Undertaker’s streak, Shawn Michaels’ boyhood dream coming true or the Montreal Screwjob because everybody remembers those moments. Today’s Top Five is all about the obscure, largely inconsequential, random wrestling memories that have stuck in our heads.

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Wrestling With Sin: 178

Brian Damage

This is the 178th 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