Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: The WWF Debut of The Arabian Butchers

Brian Damage

Throughout the history of pro wrestling bookers and promoters have always tried to come up with new, creative and innovative ideas to generate interest in their product. Some ideas have not only succeeded…but flourished. Others were DOA from the get go. Then there are those ideas which initially were innovative but, for various reasons, faded away. Those are the focus of this latest series of posts titled ‘Great Ideas That Didn’t Last’. The latest piece focuses on debut and re debut of The Squat Team or the Arabian Butchers.
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This Week in Wrestling 2019 Week 39

Brian Damage

It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 39th of 2019. Today Brian discusses the end of an era, as WWE ends the 26 year streak of Monday Night Raw being the “A Show.”. He also shares all the best wrestling content from this week. Continue reading

Remembering “The Milan Miracle” in WWE

Brian Damage

Just imagine being a fan at a wrestling event in your hometown and none other than Vince McMahon chooses you at of a crowd of thousands. Vince picks you to get inside a WWE ring and meet him face to face. His challenge, if you choose to accept it, is wrestle ‘The Samoan Bulldozer’ Umaga. Not only will you wrestle the 6ft 4 in…350 pound monster…you will challenge him for his WWE Intercontinental title.Now, imagine pinning Umaga and becoming the new IC champion! Continue reading

The Evolution of Chris Jericho

Brian Damage

To “make it” in professional wrestling takes a lot of talent and skill. To last in the business for as long as some have, it takes allowing yourself to adapt and evolve. It isn’t just about turning heel and or babyface a dozen times. It is about developing a character that connects with the audience and tweaking it when necessary. If there ever was a master at this practice, for me, it would have to be Chris Jericho. Continue reading