Remembering ‘Beautiful’ Bobby Eaton

Brian Damage

This week, professional wrestling lost one of its best friends when ‘Beautiful’ Bobby Eaton passed away. A true professional in and out of the ring, Eaton was considered a quiet and gentle soul. A vastly underrated worker who could bring the very best out of any opponent he was competing against. Stone Cold Steve Austin named Eaton as the best wrestler he ever shared the ring with. While a great worker, it was his quiet demeanor that perhaps held him back from bigger accolades as a singles competitor.

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A Wrestling With Sin Special: The Tragic Demise Of The New Breed

Brian Damage

Potential is a word used often when it pertains to young wrestlers in the business of professional wrestling. They could have potential for their particular look, charisma, skill set and athleticism. In the 1980’s, there was an up and coming tag team with many of those aforementioned qualities. Sean Royal and Chris Champion aka The New Breed were being fast tracked to superstardom in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). Then one day, it all came to a screeching halt.

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Top Five Mashed Up Tag teams

B. Dangerous and Brian Damage

This week, we are taking a look at top five mashed up tag teams. Established singles wrestlers that are thrown together with another singles wrestler for whatever reason and they form a successful tag team. Who are your personal top five mashed up tag teams of all time?

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Mission Aborted: The Fall of Men On A Mission

Brian Damage

They were once considered a great up and coming tag team in professional wrestling. A tag team that basically began their careers together and made it all the way to the World Wrestling Federation. While the team found success, it was individual accomplishments that ultimately ended the team and for the most part…their friendship. This is the story of Mo and Mable aka Men on a Mission.

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The Other Montreal Screw Job: The Rougeau Brothers Edition

Brian Damage

By now, we should be all well versed in the infamous WWF ‘Montreal Screw job’ that took place on November 9th, 1997. If not, basically Vince McMahon made the decision to strip Bret Hart of the WWF world title in a match against his bitter rival Shawn Michaels. McMahon used referee Earl Hebner (who Bret trusted) to ring the bell after Michaels had Hart in Bret’s own finisher…the sharpshooter. This, despite Hart not submitting. The end result was Bret going to WCW and Shawn as the new champion. While unscripted, there is a base of fans who believe that Bret was in on the whole thing. It wasn’t the first time there was a controversy in Montreal involving the WWF.

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