Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage, Benjamin Trecroci and Amerigo Diehl
Today the team discuss a glaring omission from our Top 5 series. With the recent reuniting of The Shield in WWE, Bullet Club splitting down the middle in New Japan and the New Day still going strong, today we look at our Top Five favourite stables, past and present.
Ah yes, the glamourous lives of professional wrestlers. The fame, the fortune….errr maybe not so much. For the majority of wrestlers, as is still the case mostly today…pro wrestling doesn’t exactly pay the bills. Most need a “real job” to supplement their passionate hobby. That was especially true back in the day. Continue reading
Cover of the WBF magazine, note the font and colouring used for the title (Image courtesy of http://www.ebay.com)
You need only have watched any WWF event from the late 80s and early 90s and you would have established that the company had a fondness for musclebound performers. It was little surprise, then, that Vince would dip his hand into the bodybuilding world and start his own organisation and in this ‘Well That Didn’t Work‘ I look at the short-lived World Bodybuilding Federation (WBF). Continue reading
This is the 187th 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
Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage and Amerigo Diehl
This past Monday, Renee Young became the first full-time female voice of the WWE’s primary show, Monday Night Raw. In today’s Sunday Sermon, the team discuss the importance of this moment. Continue reading
It’s Saturday so time for the latest instalment of ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 37th of 2018. Today, Brian talks about the clamour from fans for a women’s wrestling revolution and we get all the best wrestling content of the week. Continue reading
Today on the blog we have a special standalone piece associated with our hugely popular ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. Today we take a look at Frankie Townsend and a mysterious boating incident that cut his life short, aged just 32, in 1965. Continue reading
Music has been a massive part of the wrestling industry for nearly 40 years. From WWE teaming up with MTV during the Rock n’ Wrestling era to the The Fabulous Freebirds popularising the use of entrance music in WCCW. In today’s Top Five we take a look at one area where licensed music is still widespread, even in WWE; pay per view theme songs.
He was suppose to be the next great “big man” in the WWE. He was immediately thrust into high profile matches on their version of ECW. Soon he would wrestle for Total Nonstop Action (TNA) as well as Puerto Rico and Japan. Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever Happened To‘ Mike Knox? Continue reading