Memphis Blues: Paul Heyman’s Wrestling Career Down South

Brian Damage

Paul Heyman is one of the most polarizing figures in pro wrestling today. Some people love him, while others hate him. There is no question, however, that he has had an unbelievable career. Certainly one that can be considered hall of fame worthy. Whether Heyman was a manager, a booker, promoter or simply an “advocate,” he has certainly seen and done it all. Today, we will focus early on in Heyman’s career, when this young, brash New Yorker ventured to the Memphis, Tennessee territory. Continue reading


Wrestling with Sin: 112


Brian Damage

This is the 1112th 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

Lesser Known Paul Heyman Guys (and Gal)


Craig Wilson

In June 2011, CM Punk identified himself as a “Paul Heyman guy” – a phrase that has since spawned a WWE t-shirt. During his career, Heyman has wrestled various superstars who can all lay claim to having been a ‘Heyman guy (and gal). Today we look at some of the less well remembered, or known, superstars that performed under the tutelage of the former ECW owner. Continue reading