Being released by a promotion can sometimes be the end for a wrestler. For others, they turn it around. Today we take a look at a series of performers discarded by WWE and TNA but who managed to make a name for themselves in Japan. Continue reading
Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
It’s Saturday so time for the latest instalment of ’This Week in Wrestling’. Today, in part 36, Craig talks about Brian Pillman jr. while Brian talks about the rumoured future of TNA/GFW and shares all the best viral content he’s stumbled upon this week.
This is the 129th 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
It’s not uncommon to see an individual go from the gridiron to the squared circle. Football and Pro wrestling seem to go hand in hand. Today, we look at one particular individual who looked destined to be one of the all time greats in wrestling but had his career cut short by tragedy. Today we ask: ‘Whatever Happened to‘ Monty Brown? Continue reading
Craig Wilson, Earl Marxist, Brian Damage and Russ Morgan
A variation on the ‘Book or Cook‘ topic today as we look at the recent departure from the WWE of Austin Aries.
Today, instead of asking ‘Book or Cook?’, we ask if the WWE were correct to let him go or did they act prematurely in cutting short his run with the company. Continue reading
Factions in professional wrestling have been around for years and years. Fans have their favorites and not so favorite groups. The key to a certain faction’s success is getting the right wrestlers to be added to the group. Wrestlers who gel together can make a faction look unbeatable. When faction’s just add wrestlers without giving any thought to their purpose, it can spell disaster. This piece focuses in on factions who almost had members added but for various reasons it didn’t happen. Continue reading
He was one of the WWE’s top developmental prospects in the early 2000’s. He was then called up into a major angle with Chris Benoit on the main roster. Then he was gone. Today we ask ‘Whatever Happened to‘ Gunner Scott? Continue reading