No Brainer: Arn Anderson And Tully Blanchard Quit the NWA to Join the WWF

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Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson were two of the cornerstones of the infamous Four Horsemen faction that dominated the National Wrestling Alliance throughout the 1980’s. When Arn and Tully abruptly quit the NWA and joined the WWF in 1988, it was huge news at the time. This is the story of how it all happened and why a little over a year later…the tag team was no more. Continue reading

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Top Five Underrated Tag Teams

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Padraic Toolan, Lowlife Louie Ramos, Brian Damage and Tom Casola

We all know about the greatest tag teams of all time like the Road Warriors, Rock N Roll Express and The Dudley Boyz. What about teams that were very good, but not mentioned as much as those? Tag teams that may have had success, but aren’t mentioned in the same breath as those previously mentioned. Today’s Top Five looks at some of the most underrated tag teams in pro wrestling. Continue reading

I Now Pronounce You Billy and Chuck: The WWE Storyline That Can Never Be Done Again

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The WWE has been known to push the envelope from time to time with some of their gimmicks and storylines. While some have been crude and at times downright offensive, Vince McMahon was never fearful of taking chances. Heck, as the old saying goes, bad publicity is just as good as good publicity….or something like that. There was one particular gimmick and storyline that started in 2001 and became the talk of the wrestling world and beyond. This is the story of Billy and Chuck. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 240

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This is the 240th 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

The WWF KroniKles: The WWF’s 2 Week Experiment with KroniK

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Vince McMahon and the WWF/WWE have a well known history of bringing in wrestlers that perhaps they shouldn’t have. Sometimes it’s a wrestler they are giving a second chance to, sometimes it’s a wrestler with a bad reputation and other times it’s simply wrestler with name value. Some pan out and some do not. Nobody can really say that Vince won’t try things for the betterment of his business. A perfect case in point, is the WWF’s signing of the tag team known as ‘Kronik.’ Continue reading

The Next Generation of Wrestlers You May Not Have Heard Of…Yet. Volume 4

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Professional wrestling has been filled with second, third and even fourth generation wrestlers. Some have made it bigger than their family members, while others have flopped badly. We have already covered three installments of this in past with Volume 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3. Some made it, while others faltered. These up and coming generational wrestlers are for the most part lesser known than say the more established ones like Natalya Neidhart, Harry Smith and Curtis Axel. Who will rise and who will fall in the latest list of pro wrestlers with a legacy to uphold? Continue reading