Kept in the Dark: Bret Hart Wins His First World Title

Brian Damage

There is the old saying, “If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it , does it make a sound?” Well, in pro wrestling…If a wrestler defeats a reigning world champion and it isn’t televised, is the wrestler now a champion? In the case of Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, the answer is yes. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 275

Brian Damage

This is the 275th 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

Wrestling With Sin: 274

Brian Damage

This is the 274th 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

Top Five Worst World Champions

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Lowlife Louie Ramos and Brian Damage

Who in your opinion are the top five worst world champions in pro wrestling history? Whatever the reason…these have to be champions with organizations that have a recognized world title such as WWE, WCW, AWA, ECW etc. Let’s keep it to just wrestlers and not celebrities or promoters who held the title. Continue reading

Remember When WCW Had A Hall of Fame?

Brian Damage

Most wrestling fans are very familiar with WWE’s Hall of Fame. It began in 1993 and the ceremony…for the most part…has been televised the night before the company’s biggest event of the year…Wrestlemania. Ever since WWE came up with the concept, several other pro wrestling halls of fame have emerged including the TNA/Impact Wrestling Hall of Fame, The George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and an actual brick and mortar Hall…The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. All of these honor pro wrestling’s legends from the past. There was another that some may have forgotten all about and that was the World Championship Wrestling Hall of Fame. Continue reading

Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: ‘The’ Brian Kendrick

Brian Damage

Throughout the history of pro wrestling bookers and promoters have always tried to come up with new, creative and innovative ideas to generate interest in their product. Some ideas have not only succeeded…but flourished. Others were DOA from the get go. Then there are those ideas which initially were innovative but, for various reasons, faded away. Those are the focus of this latest series of posts titled ‘Great Ideas That Didn’t Last’. Continue reading