Flair For The Dramatic: Ric Flair and the Unrecognized NWA World Title Reigns

Brian Damage

‘The Nature Boy’ Ric Flair is widely considered a record holding 16 time world champion. A combination of his world title victories in the NWA, WCW and WWF/WWE. A record which was “tied” in 2017 by WWE wrestler John Cena. That is the myth that WWE would like you to believe, but the fact of the matter is, Ric Flair has won and lost the NWA world title a lot more than recognized. Continue reading

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Go FACT Yourself: More Pro Wrestling Facts, Stats and So On

Brian Damage

Here we go with yet another edition of pro wrestling facts, stats, trivia answers and so on and so forth. If you don’t like this kind of stuff, this piece is definitely NOT for you. For everybody else, let’s take a look at somethings that we may or may not know and learn a little shall we? Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 173

Brian Damage

This is the 173rd 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

A Moment in Time: The Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions

Brian Damage 

David Von Erich was the chosen one in the Von Erich clan. The one who was groomed to become the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Champion. The NWA title was the holy grail to Von Erich patriarch Fritz Von Erich. Fritz, a former AWA world champion during his career…wanted desperately for his son David to follow in his footsteps and become NWA world champion. It was allegedly agreed upon that after David’s trip to All Japan…they would begin David’s quest against Ric Flair to win the NWA title. Continue reading

Remembering The Very First WCW Monday Nitro and some of its Backstage Stories

Brian Damage

We are all aware that WCW’s Monday Nitro telecast helped shape the way we currently view professional wrestling on television. It was a show that almost pushed the rival WWF on the brink and sparked the infamous Monday Night Wars. The show itself wasn’t years in the making, but a split second decision by WCW owner Ted Turner over an idea by Eric Bischoff. The birth, the planning and the stories of that first Monday Nitro are all interesting, to say the least, and is the focus of today’s piece. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 171

Brian Damage

This is the 171st 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

Wrestling With Sin: 170

Brian Damage

This is the 170th 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