B. Dangerous, Brian Damage, Gypsy King and Lowlife Louie Ramos
This week’s top five is all about wrestlers who were really good inside the ring, but weren’t the best at doing interviews and promos. We would also like to give a warm welcome to a new contributor to the blog…The Gypsy King! Welcome!
This week’s Top Five is a bit different and may require some serious thought. In many organizational sports, there are logos that identify their brand. For instance, the NBA logo has a silhouette of Jerry West dribbling a basketball or Major League Baseball has a silhouette of Harmon Killebrew at bat. If professional wrestling was organized under one umbrella and they wanted a silhouette of a wrestler on a logo to represent the business…what top five wrestlers would you suggest as the choice to be the so called “face of the wrestling business?”
This is the 284th 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 →
Vince McMahon can be considered a great businessman. He turned a relatively regional wrestling promotion and expanded it globally. He made household names out wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, The Rock and John Cena. With all the success that he has had, he has had some epic failures. There are a few instances that comes to mind, but the first on the list for me is ICOPRO. ICO pro stands for Integrated Conditioning Program and was around the WWF from 1992 until 1995. Continue reading →
WWE announced that the New World Order will be inducted into the its Hall of Fame in 2020. While Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash were the top members of the nWo…who were the top five WORST members of the faction? Considering there were about half of WCW’s roster that were NWO members at one time or another…there are plenty to choose from.Continue reading →
It’s Friday (I think) and you know what that means…it’s another edition of FUN FACT FRIDAY…pro wrestling edition. It’s just a bunch of obscure and overall useless wrestling facts to get you through the day. Some you probably know, while others maybe not so much. In any event, I hope you read up and learn a little something…or nothing. Anyway…Let’s learn!Continue reading →
Let’s go old school with our first ‘Coliseum Classics Review’, looking at the told tapes recently uploaded onto the WWE Network, taking in Bret Hart’s best matches up until 1993, when this video came out.Continue reading →