This is the 123rd 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
This is the 66th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker side of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve such topics as sex, greed, drugs, arrests and sometimes….even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series…we do not condone or condemn the alleged involved. We are simply retelling these stories that have been told throughout the years. Continue reading
This is the 3rd and most likely final edition of the WTF (Wrestling’s Terrible Failures) It involves ultra bad gimmicks and storylines that should have never seen the light of day from bookers, promoters and creative writing teams. You can read part one here and part two here. Continue reading
One wrestler that appeared to have the world at his feet in the early 1990s was Brian Lee Harris, better known to grapple fans as “Prime Time” Brian Lee, the fake Undertaker or as part of the DOA as Chainz. Yet his career didn’t scale the heights many expected and with rumours and innuendo galore. Today, Craig takes a look at that promotion’s very first champion.
Next year the wrestling legend that is Jim Cornette will visit UK as part of a spoken word tour with one of the stops being my hometown city of Glasgow, Scotland. It will unquestionably be a night to remember as one of the most interesting, and outspoken, people in wrestling will be let loose on a Glasgow crowd.
What we can expect is many tales from up and down America during the territory days, through to his association with WWE at the height of the Monday Night Wars as well as his long running (never ending?) feud with Vince Russo. As someone that spends a great deal of time trying to watch as much old school random wrestling as possible, I wonder how much of a mention Smoky Mountain Wrestling will get. Continue reading