A Wrestling With Sin Special: The Breakdown of Palmer Canon

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Today we have another standalone ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ piece, looking at the short-lived WWE run of Palmer Cannon and the fallout. Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Paul ‘The Ripper’ Burchill?

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He was a British wrestler who was quickly signed by WWE after only three years as a professional. He would spend the next five years with the company until tragedy made him rethink his career path. Today we ask, ‘Whatever Happened To‘ Paul Burchill? Continue reading

Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: The Divas Of Doom

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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’. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 188

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This is the 188th 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

Remembering The WWE’s Two Man Power Trip

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On April 1st, 2001 at Wrestlemania X-Seven, Stone Cold Steve Austin shocked the wrestling world when he turned heel during his match with the Rock. After the match, we saw the unthinkable, when once bitter rivals in Austin and Mr. McMahon shake hands to close out the show. It was suppose to be a shocking, earth shattering heel turn. One that would top any and all great heel turns. If Hulk Hogan turning heel and forming the New World Order skyrocketed World Championship Wrestling to new and greater heights that the company has never seen…imagine what a Stone Cold heel turn could do? Continue reading