Wrestling with Sin: 111

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Brian Damage

This is the 111th 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

Top Five Worst Talkers in Wrestling

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Craig Wilson and John Carbery

Ah the cutting of a promo, a vital skill needed for a wrestler if he hopes to reach the very top of his profession. Whether it is discussing hard times, telling fat out of shape residents in that particular city to keep the noise down or threatening to check opponents into Smackdown Hotel, these are comments that live long in the memory of wrestling fans. That said, so are the remarks of those less talented on the mic and it is those superstars, who forget they are live or mumble something incoherent, that are the focus of this Top Five. Continue reading

Wrestling with Sin: 110

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Brian Damage

This is the 110th 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

The Extreme Journey From South Korea to South Philly: The Story of Kimona Wanalaya

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Brian Damage

To many wrestling fans, the name Kristina Laum might not mean all that much. However, during the 90s she would appear in ECW and WCW and very nearly in the WWE. In fact, she appears in an iconic moment from the history of Philidelphia’s Extreme Championship Wrestling. Today we take a look at the journey she made from South Korea to the crazy world of professional wrestling and beyond. Continue reading