Remembering the WWF’s Blue Steel Cage from the 1980’s

Brian Damage

When you think of steel cage matches in pro wrestling, you think of the violent, bloody and barbaric nature of them. You may immediately think of the mesh fence type structures that have been synonymous with cage matches. Whether it was Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka leaping off the top of the cage at Madison Square Garden or the violent confrontation between Harley Race and Ric Flair at Starrcade. That’s what many fans old school and new school see and remember. Continue reading

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Well That Didn’t Work: The Higher Power

Jamie Lithgow

Today we dip our toes back into our ‘Well That Didn’t Work’ series. Previously we have looked at such subjects as The Undertaker vs. The Undertaker and Tout… remember Tout?! Me neither. On this occasion, however, Jamie runs the risk of dividing opinion by looking at WWE’s ‘Higher Power’ storyline from way back in 1999. Continue reading

The End of An (Attitude) Era

Brian Damage

The Attitude Era was considered by some as the single greatest era in WWF/E history. The television ratings were astronomical, buy rates were skyrocketing and the content, well, it wasn’t exactly for the faint of heart. The language was foul, the lines between heels and babyfaces were completely blurred and the nudity was in your face. We all know when the Attitude Era was ushered in, as covered by my colleague Craig, but when did it all end? Continue reading

A Moment in Time: Shawn Michaels Wants to Jump Ship to WCW

Brian Damage

Back in 1996, all was not rosy in the WWF garden. Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling was dominating the ratings war and some of the WWF’s biggest names were now part of their success. On the home front, Vince McMahon tied down Bret Hart to a 20-year deal, prompting fury from Shawn Michaels. In this ‘A Moment in Time‘, we look at when Shawn Michaels tried to jump ship to WCW. Continue reading