Whatever Happened to WCW’s High Voltage?

Brian Damage

They were best friends who both graduated from WCW’s Power Plant. They formed a tag team and had high expectations put on them from the very beginning. Then drugs and injuries sidetracked their careers. Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever Happened to‘ WCW’s High Voltage? Continue reading

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Be My Valentine: How Greg ‘The Hammer’ Valentine Was Almost a Member of the Four Horsemen

Brian Damage

In professional wrestling, there are a lot of could’ve, would’ve and should’ve that takes place behind the scenes. Sometimes plans are made and then suddenly and inexplicably are changed or never happen at all. One such instance occurred with the elite of the elite: the Four Horsemen. Oh sure, we have all known about the corner stones of the group like Ric Flair, Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard. We all know of the rotating members like Ole Anderson, Lex Luger and Barry Windham. We even heard about members that didn’t quite fit in with the group. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 234

Brian Damage

This is the 234th 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

Answering The 10 Count: Paul Diamond

We recently had the honor and privilege to chat with a former co holder of the AWA world tag team championship and former WWF, ECW and WCW star Paul Diamond. Diamond talks about his early days in pro wrestling, how he got his wrestling name, his time in the AWA, ‘Diamond’ Dallas Page, his venture into the WWF and how he got his gimmicks. He also talks about the affair that got him let go from the WWF and working with Shawn Michaels and his wrestling school. Continue reading

A Wrestling With Sin Special: The Main Event Championship Wrestling Scandal

Brian Damage

The year is 2001 and the landscape of professional wrestling wrestling has drastically changed. In that year, two major promotions went belly up and folded. Those two promotions were none other than Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Championship Wrestling respectively. Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation became the only major game in town and now had a monopoly on the wrestling business. Continue reading

The Evolution of Chris Jericho

Brian Damage

To “make it” in professional wrestling takes a lot of talent and skill. To last in the business for as long as some have, it takes allowing yourself to adapt and evolve. It isn’t just about turning heel and or babyface a dozen times. It is about developing a character that connects with the audience and tweaking it when necessary. If there ever was a master at this practice, for me, it would have to be Chris Jericho. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 233

Brian Damage

This is the 233rd 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