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.
Craig Wilson, Russ Morgan and Brian Damage
The last few weeks of ‘Top Five‘ pieces have been themed around titles. We’ve covered the both the best and the worst championships in wrestling. Today we look at the Top Five title changes, title switches that made a difference for the promotion or the business at the time. Continue reading
It’s that time yet again here at Ring the Damn Bell…another set of facts, stats and useless trivia in the business of pro wrestling. Now, I don’t expect any of these tidbits to be on exams, job interviews, game shows or questionnaires. They are just for the sole purpose of entertainment. You never know though….maybe one day, somebody will ask you a random wrestling question and the answer may lie in one of these Fact pieces.