Not every world champion can be looked at like Hulk Hogan or Ric Flair. Some world champions have seemingly flew low under the radar so to speak. Despite that, they had great careers holding a version of the world championship. Who are your top five underrated world champions of all time?
There is an old saying that goes…‘Never meet your heroes, because they are sure to disappoint you.’ That may or may not be the case, but for the owner of the World Wrestling Federation…Vincent Kennedy McMahon…the saying rang true. Vince was a big boxing fan and why not? His grandfather Jess McMahon was a successful boxing promoter. Some of that blood was still coursing through the veins of the young Vince Jr.
This is the 310th 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 Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 49th of 2020. Today Brian remembers one of WWE’s most influential and important individuals…Pat Patterson and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.
This latest entry into the ‘Wrestling With Sin’ series is a bit different than most others. The subject is a man named Ikki Kajiwara and while he was not a wrestler, referee or promoter…he did have an influence in puroresu aka Japanese professional wrestling. This is the story of how his creativity helped move puroresu forward and how scandals and tragedies befell him.
Hello there people! Today on the blog, we return to giving you a whole host of useless pro wrestling facts, stats and other inane tidbits. Some of these facts you may very well know, while others perhaps will leave you in disbelief. In any case, these facts are all meant for fun. So kick back, relax and lets learn.
Everybody loves a good comeback story, this unfortunately isn’t one of them. There is no question that ‘Superstar’ Billy Graham was a game changer in his heyday for the WWWF. A world champion who was built like a Greek god and someone who oozed charisma out of every pour of his body. Graham truly was a superstar for the promotion. The thing was, he also had a fierce love/hate relationship with the McMahon family and the WWF. Continue reading →