That’s Just A Fact of Life: Pro Wrestling Facts and Stuff

Brian Damage

Who doesn’t love facts, stats and trivia questions revolving around pro wrestling…..errr I mean Sports Entertainment. Well if you do hate them, then this piece isn’t for you…at all. For everybody else, here is yet another round of this stuff. So sit back, relax and let’s learn! Continue reading

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Wrestling With Sin: 168

Brian Damage

This is the 168th 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

Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: WCW Signs a Deal with NBC

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’. Continue reading

The WWF’s Forgotten Show: ‘The Brawl To End It All’ Actually Started it All…

Brian Damage

On a plane ride from Puerto Rico to New York City, an up and coming singer named Cyndi Lauper met WWF manager Captain Lou Albano. It was a chance meeting that would soon launch the WWF’s “Rock N Wrestling Connection,” a brief snippet of a Women’s wrestling revolution, a venture into closed circuit television and ultimately a move to national expansion. While Lauper was not a pro wrestling fan, her manager David Wolff was a huge fan. Continue reading

WrestleMania 34 Preview and Predictions

Brian Damage, Benjamin Trecroci and Earl Marx

It’s finally here, it’s time for WrestleMania. Tonight’s show, originating from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, features an absolutely stacked card including two Battle Royals and every single title on the line as well as the debut of Ronda Rousey and return to the WWE ring of both Kurt Angle and Daniel Bryan. Today on the blog, Brian, Benjamin and Earl preview and predict how the night will go. Continue reading

Remembering the WWF’s Blue Steel Cage from the 1980’s

Brian Damage

When you think of steel cage matches in pro wrestling, you think of the violent, bloody and barbaric nature of them. You may immediately think of the mesh fence type structures that have been synonymous with cage matches. Whether it was Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka leaping off the top of the cage at Madison Square Garden or the violent confrontation between Harley Race and Ric Flair at Starrcade. That’s what many fans old school and new school see and remember. Continue reading