Few wrestlers character transformation was as big as that of Adrian Adonis, from rough and tough biker to a more effeminate heel, it would be a change that would make him a lot of money. Today we look at the WWF run of the late Adrian Adonis. Continue reading
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
The inaugural member of the WWE Hall of Fame, Andre the Giant’s name is synonymous with the company and his place in wrestling history is assured. Today on the blog we take a look at his swan song with the company.
Heel turns are a normal part of the business of professional wrestling. Think back to some of the greatest heel turns of all time. Which ones stand out to you? Was it Hulk Hogan joining the New World Order? Rocky Maivia joining the Nation of Domination? Barry Windham joining the Four Horsemen? All solid heel turns indeed, but what about one that took place in the WWWF back in 1980 and that’s today’s topic. Continue reading
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage and Jamie Lithgow
This Sunday the WWE hosts Extreme Rules 2017. There seems no more fitting a time, then, to look at the Top Five most extreme wrestlers ever in the history of wrestling. Be prepared for blood, thumbtacks, barbed wire and weapons aplenty with this list of superstars. Continue reading
Jamie Lithgow, John Carbery and Brian Damage
With Wrestlemania XXXIII fast approaching today we pause for breath to reflect on the fact that it has been 30 years since Wrestlemania III; regarded as the pinnacle of the 1980s boom period in wrestling. Mixing new school with old school, in today’s Sunday Sermon we try to recast the performers on this seminal show with modern-day WWE Superstars. Can anyone on the current roster do justice to the roles of Hogan, Andre, Savage and Steamboat? Or, has the product evolved so much that such comparisons are no longer even possible?
Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage, John Carbery, Amerigo Diehl & Earl Marx
In today’s Sunday Sermon we go old-school and take a look at some of the biggest moments and superstars in the history of the business. Moments that have changed wrestling for the good and superstars that have revolutionised the business. Continue reading