It was the Summer of 1988 and the National Wrestling Alliance (In particular, Jim Crockett Promotions) were in deep financial trouble. Word was getting around that many NWA stars were not getting paid on time and were looking for work elsewhere. Two of those stars were Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson. They left Crockett to join the WWF as the Brainbusters.
It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 24th of 2021. Today Brian happily sees the wrestling business in a much different light than last week and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.
After reading the title, some of you may be asking…’When did the Ultimate Warrior turn heel?’ The truth is, he never did. Sure, Warrior was a heel back in his days wrestling in World Class Championship Wrestling as ‘The Dingo Warrior’….but never played a heel after joining the WWF/WWE. So what’s the deal with the title of this piece? There was an actual plan in place to have The Ultimate Warrior go bad.
You wanted the useless wrestling facts, you got the useless wrestling facts. The most useless wrestling facts in the world…FACTS! Okay everybody, it is another edition of useless wrestling facts (As if you didn’t know) coming your way. Some of these you may already be aware of and others…perhaps not as much. In either case, they are all meant for fun, so let’s get crackin’ and let’s learn!Continue reading →
This is the 284th 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 →
He was trained by an Olympic amateur wrestler and competed in some of the biggest wrestling promotions of his day including the AWA, WWF and WCW. He is perhaps best remembered as the man who allegedly physically assaulted Vince McMahon behind the scenes. Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever Happened to’ Kevin ‘Nailz’ Wacholz?Continue reading →
It’s time for the hottest night of the summer: SummerSlam. Judging by the card, it could also be the longest night of the summer… Today on the blog, Brian, Benjamin and Earl preview and share their predictions for tonight’s show.Continue reading →
It’s Saturday so time for the latest installment of ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 31st of 2018. Today,Brian discusses Brock Lesnar’s new gimmick and shares all the best viral content he’s stumbled upon this week.Continue reading →