Political Pain: Pro Wrestling and Politics

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Brian Damage

With Booker T announcing his intention to run as the Mayor of Houston and the President-elect being a WWE Hall of Famer, it seems as good a time as any to take a look the list of people who have tried to make a name for themselves in both politics and professional wrestling. Continue reading

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Wrestling with Sin: 96 in the Mix

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Brian Damage

This is the 96th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involves 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

Jim Barnett : Once The Most Powerful Man in Pro Wrestling

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Brian Damage

Jim Barnett was considered by many as a very successful promoter and pioneer in the business of professional wrestling. He ran many profitable shows in various territories including Georgia, Florida, Chicago and overseas in Australia. Barnett would quickly become one if not the most powerful promoters in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). Today we take a look at his career. Continue reading

Wrestling with Sin: Back to the 90’s…

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Brian Damage

This is the 90th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involves 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: 78 Degrees

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Brian Damage

This is the 78th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involves 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

The Wrestling War Before The Monday Night Wars

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Brian Damage

Many reading this blog will have gotten the wrestling bug during the infamous ‘Monday Night Wars’ in the late 90s. It was a time that saw millions tune in week in, week out to catch WWF and WCW. But by no means was it the first wrestling war between the two. Today we head back to the 80s and see what kicked off the battle between Jim Crockett jr. and Vince McMahon. Continue reading