Whatever Happened to the WWE’s The Basham Brothers?

Brian Damage

They both began in Ohio Valley Wrestling’s “Beginner’s Class” and were able to slowly but surely move up the ranks and ultimately ended up on the WWE’s main roster. Today on the blog, we take a look at the careers of Danny and Doug and ask ‘Whatever Happened to’ the Basham Brothers? Continue reading

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The Next Generation of Wrestlers You May Not Know About…Yet. Volume 3

Professional wrestling has been filled with second, third and even fourth generation wrestlers. Some have made it bigger than their family members, while others have flopped badly. We have covered two installments of this in past with volume 1 and volume 2. Some made it, while others faltered. These up and coming generational wrestlers are for the most part lesser known than say the more established ones like Natalya Neidhart, Harry Smith and Curtis Axel. Who will rise and who will fall in the latest list of pro wrestlers with a legacy to uphold? Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 203

Brian Damage

This is the 203rd 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

Heads Up: The Rise of Al Snow in ECW

Brian Damage

In 1995, Al Snow was one of the hottest free agents in all of professional wrestling. WCW was just starting to try and legitimately compete with the World Wrestling Federation. Each promotion was signing top wrestling talent from all over the country. One of those wrestlers was Al Snow, who had made a name for himself in various territories including Jim Cornette’s Smoky Mountain Wrestling. Snow had great charisma and could flat out wrestle. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 198

Brian Damage

This is the 198th 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

Mind The Logic Gap: Survivor Series 2001

Jamie Lithgow

The world of wrestling is often bereft of logic: Why would co-workers conduct personal or professional discussions in the middle of a large arena full of strangers? Why are supposedly skilled referees so easily distracted from their job? Why are performers capable of breath-taking athletic displays so bad at climbing ladders? These gaps in logic will, for now at least, remain unfilled. However, today we shine the spotlight on an entire pay per view full of nonsensical moments; Survivor Series 2001. Continue reading