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’. The latest piece focuses on debut and re debut of The Squat Team or the Arabian Butchers.
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
This is the story of Bo and Jack Dupp aka The Dupp cousins or also known as simply The Dupps. A tag team that was signed to a WWF developmental deal in 2000 and by 2001 were both gone from the company amid rumored controversy. Continue reading
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
There have been good tag teams, there have been bad tag teams and them have been great tag teams in pro wrestling. For the WCW tag team known as ‘Doom,’ they somehow filled all three categories.
Following on from our ‘Superstars of Yesteryear‘ series, we thought the next logical step would be to look at tag teams from wrestling history. So, in ‘Tag teams of yesteryear‘ which will look at the good, and not so good, tag teams from wrestling history, with today’s instalment looking at The Killer Bees
Following on from our ‘Superstars of Yesteryear‘ series, we thought the next logical step would be to look at tag teams from wrestling history. So, in ‘Tag teams of yesteryear‘ which will look at the good, and not so good, tag teams from wrestling history, with today’s instalment looking at The Dream Team. Continue reading