No Brainer: Arn Anderson And Tully Blanchard Quit the NWA to Join the WWF

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Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson were two of the cornerstones of the infamous Four Horsemen faction that dominated the National Wrestling Alliance throughout the 1980’s. When Arn and Tully abruptly quit the NWA and joined the WWF in 1988, it was huge news at the time. This is the story of how it all happened and why a little over a year later…the tag team was no more. Continue reading

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Top Five Underrated Tag Teams

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Padraic Toolan, Lowlife Louie Ramos, Brian Damage and Tom Casola

We all know about the greatest tag teams of all time like the Road Warriors, Rock N Roll Express and The Dudley Boyz. What about teams that were very good, but not mentioned as much as those? Tag teams that may have had success, but aren’t mentioned in the same breath as those previously mentioned. Today’s Top Five looks at some of the most underrated tag teams in pro wrestling. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 248

Brian Damage

This is the 248th 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 Greatest Heels

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Padraic Toolan, Lowlife Louie Ramos, Amerigo Diehl, Tom Casola and Brian Damage

These are the top five wrestling heels/villains/bad guys that you absolutely hated watching, but couldn’t look away from. Wrestlers who played the part of the evil doers brilliantly. Guys and or girls that you loved to hate or even hated to hate. Continue reading

International Intrigue: The Story of the International Wrestling Association

You take a very wealthy investor with strong connections to the legitimate sports world and have him start a wrestling promotion. Have that wealthy investor offer guaranteed contracts to wrestlers regardless of how good or bad a show does at the gate. Offer to fully pay those wrestlers all of their food and lodging expenses. Now take that promotion and expand it nationally to compete with the status quo. Does any of this sound familiar? Continue reading