This Week in Wrestling 2020 Week 24

Brian Damage

It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 24th of 2020. Today Brian talks about the need for a mega star in pro wrestling and questions if smaller wrestlers have hurt the current product. All that plus all the best content from around the world wide web Continue reading

FANdemonium Is Breaking Loose! Spotting Fans Who Would Later Get Into Pro Wrestling

Brian Damage

If there is one definitive lesson that we can all take away from the “great” pandemic of 2020, it’s that pro wrestling (As great as it can be) desperately needs fans in attendance to make the product work. A good match can be made great with fans cheering and going crazy for it. Wrestling fans are just as much a part of the show as the wrestlers themselves in many ways. It is their fandom, their passion, their excitement that creates an inexplicable energy that the wrestlers feed off of. Continue reading

Wrestling With A Grin The Brighter Side Of The Squared Circle Part II

Brian Damage

Make no mistake about it, pro wrestling does have a dark side to it. There are hundreds upon hundreds of stories about the dark and sometimes sinister side as chronicled in my ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. This piece is a direct opposite of that. With every bad story I have shared…there are also positive stories. Stories of wrestlers making it above and beyond the ring. Positive stories to inspire. Pro wrestlers aren’t all drug addicts, scam artists and carny sideshows. They all don’t die at an early age, or are broke and need to wrestle till they die. They don’t necessarily have to get into acting like The Rock or Batista. They don’t have to necessarily switch over to MMA like Brock Lesnar or CM Punk. Some of these stories are just about hard work, dreaming big and doing whatever it takes to succeed. We’ve already covered some stories as chronicled in part 1. With that said, let’s look at some positives… Continue reading

FACTion: An Organized Group of Useless Wrestling Facts, Stats and Trivia Tidbits

Brian Damage

Welcome to yet another edition of useless wrestling facts, stats and other stuff to entertain you and perhaps enrich your lives. Some of these informational nuggets of truth may be well known by the masses, while others…not so much. In either case, they are simply meant for fun and enjoyment. They won’t help you graduate or get a good job, but they will give you useless knowledge on a business we all love and cherish…professional wrestling. So sit back or stand up and let’s learn a thing or two about a thing or two. Continue reading

This Seat Is Reserved For No One: A History of Empty Arena Matches

Brian Damage

We are certainly living in crazy times. Curfews and self quarantines seem to be the new norm as fears have risen over the pandemic called Covid-19 aka The Coronavirus. With panic over the possible spread of the virus…especially in places that house large groups of people…many events have been delayed, postponed or even cancelled. Pro wrestling has gotten hit with this pandemic as many promotions have suspended operations. The two larger groups WWE and AEW have vowed to continue through the fear…by continuing to run their shows in empty venues. As we approach Wrestlemania 36, the decsion was made to host wrestling biggest event in an empty WWE Performance center. Continue reading