Wrestling With Sin: 227

Brian Damage

This is the 227th 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

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Frenemies: The Up And Down Relationship Between Eric Bischoff And Rick Rude

Brian Damage

“Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.” – Michael Corleone ‘The Godfather Part 2’

Pro wrestling has been filled with wrestlers, managers, valets and promoters who were friends outside of the ring. It has also seen its fair share of enemies throughout the business. One relationship in particular, captured both the love and hate within a time frame. The relationship I speak of is between former head of World Championship Wrestling Eric Bischoff and the late ‘Ravishing’ Rick Rude. Continue reading

Remembering The 1999 Terri Invitational Tournament

Brian Damage

In 1999, the World Wrestling Federation was hotter than it had ever been. With superstars like ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin, The Rock, Mick Foley and Triple H…the main event scene was jam-packed. While the singles division was on fire….the tag team division was about to get even hotter. Within the tag team ranks were two young and hungry teams…Edge and Christian and the Hardy Boyz. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 226

Brian Damage

This is the 226th 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