McMahon and Memphis: Was Jerry Jarrett Ready to Control the WWF Universe?

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Back in the early 90s, Vince McMahon faced charges that could have seen him spend a long time behind bars and Jerry Jarrett was set to run the WWE in his absence. Today on the blog, we look back to that time and the whether or not Jarrett would, indeed, have had full control. Continue reading

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Flyin’ Off the Handle: The Planned Brian Pillman Programs that Never Happened

Brian Damage

Injuries prevented WWE fans from getting to see the real Brian Pillman when he joined the company in the mid-90s. It was in the WCW that Pillman really hit the heights of his wrestling career. Today on the blog, we look at several planned storylines that never materialised. Continue reading

Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: The Black Scorpion

Brian Damage

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’. This latest piece focuses in on WCW’s Black Scorpion. Continue reading

Yesterday And Today: A Look At Some of the NWA/WCW’s Past

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Brian Damage

Every fan has their own idea of when the “Golden Age” of professional wrestling was and or is. Some say the 70’s…others say the Rock N Wrestling era…some may even say the Monday Night Wars era. For me personally, it was the late 80’s when you could see the WWF one day…the NWA/WCW another day and turn to see the AWA or WCCW on ESPN. There was such a variety and it hardly disappointed me.
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