This is the 135th 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
After the infamous ‘Montreal Screwjob’, Owen Hart took a brief hiatus from the WWE before returning at the final ‘In Your House’ PPV of 1997. When he returned, he became known as the ‘Lone Hart’ or ‘The Black Hart’ as he flew solo without his Hart Foundation comrades. Today we take a look at that run as the ‘The Black Hart’. Continue reading
This story comes to us in an age where there was no internet, no social media sites, no TMZ or any other super fast means to get news. There were no television taping spoilers to ruin the illusion of a seemingly live event. The year was 1985, the then World Wrestling Federation was just starting to get its feet wet as a national promotion. Everything wasn’t out there for fans to become smart to they way pro wrestling was run.
Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
It’s Saturday so time for the latest instalment of ’This Week in Wrestling’. Today, in part 18, Craig discusses the Intercontinental title, #WWEGlagsow and looks at the results of this week’s blog polls while Brian shares all the best viral content he’s stumbled upon this week.
To some, the name Tom Magee might not mean that much. But for others, he was seen by some, for a brief period, as the successor to Hulk Hogan during the 1980s. In today’s post we look at the career of Magee and why it never worked out the way that the likes of Vince McMahon hoped. Continue reading
Today we kick-off our countdown to this year’s WWE Royal Rumble event by looking through the event’s long history and picking out some of the most famous moments in ‘The Royal Rumble in Numbers’. So strap yourself in and check out some of the most interesting records set at the January spectacle. Continue reading
John Carbery, Craig Wilson, Brian Damage and Russ Morgan
In case you missed it, it’s WWE Survivor Series this Sunday evening. We figured that there would be no better way to continue the countdown to that event than by looking at, in our opinion, the Top Five Survivor Series matches in history.