Icons of Wrestling #32 – The WWE Hardcore Championship

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Jamie Lithgow

Height: 10 inches
Weight: 6lbs
Hometown: Mick Foley’s house, probably
Glory Days: November 1998 – August 2002
Fun Fact: In total there were 240 separate Hardcore Championship reigns over the near four-year life of the title. That equates to an average of a title change every 6 days.

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Top Five Unsung Stars of the Attitude Era

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John Carberry, Benjamin Trecroci, Craig Wilson and Brian Damage

One of the most popular topics on this blog is, unsurprisingly, the Attitude Era. While the heroics of the likes of The Rock, Stone Cold, The Undertaker and co are well documented. In today’s Top Five we wanted to take a look at some of the more unsung performers from that time period. Continue reading

Top Five: Gimmick Changes

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage & Russ Morgan

A gimmick is very often the making or breaking of a performer. A gimmick such as that of The Undertaker can help a wrestler become a hero to millions while being saddled with one that involves being a ballroom dancer is less likely to have the longevity. In today’s Top Five Craig, Brian and Russ share their favourite gimmick changes that helped create a superstar. Continue reading