Book or Cook? The Booking of Mauro Ranallo

Brian Damage, Lowlife Louie Ramos and Padraic Toolan

The WWE roster is filled with “superstars” at every level. There are the main roster guys who regularly appear on Raw and SmackDown, those who are used as glorified jobbers and those who are barely used at all. In this series of pieces, we will take an individual wrestler barely used and decide if they are worth keeping or should they be let go. Today we decide if we Book or Cook NXT announcer Mauro Ranallo. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 255

Brian Damage

This is the 255th 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

Whatever Happened to Mason Ryan?

Brian Damage

He started out as a soccer player in Wales in the United Kingdom. After an injury ended his playing career, Barri Griffiths began weight training and building up his physique. He worked as an undertaker at a funeral home, construction worker and a personality of UK television before transitioning to pro wrestling. He was often compared to former WWE star Dave Bautista in looks. After a very brief career on the UK’s independent scene, Griffiths signed a developmental deal with WWE. This edition of the blog asks…’Whatever Happened’ to Mason Ryan? Continue reading

Book or Cook? The Booking of Jordan Myles

Brian Damage and Lowlife Louie Ramos

The WWE roster is filled with “superstars” at every level. There are the main roster guys who regularly appear on Raw and SmackDown, those who are used as glorified jobbers and those who are barely used at all. In this series of pieces, we will take an individual wrestler barely used and decide if they are worth keeping or should they be let go. Today we decide if we Book or Cook NXT’s Jordan Myles. Continue reading