Often turning a superstar heel or babyface is thrown about as the easiest option to change their fortunes. But sometimes a turn can really make a superstar. In today’s Top Five, we look at some of the most important heel turns in wrestling history. Continue reading
Here we are yet again for the latest round of useless wrestling facts, trivia and information. These tidbits might not make you any smarter, but it’s all in good fun. So sit back and soak in the knowledge. Continue reading
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