Brian Damage, Jamie Lithgow, Padraic Toolan & Benjamin Trecroci
As wrestling fans we are hard-wired to expect the unexpected, after all; ‘anything can happen in the WWE!’ Today the team cast their eyes over the wrestlers who caught them by surprise, connected with the audience and defied the odds as they list their Top Five wrestlers who should not have gotten over, but did.
Following on from our ‘Superstars of Yesteryear‘ series, we thought the next logical step would be to look at tag teams from wrestling history. So, in ‘Tag teams of yesteryear‘ which will look at the good, and not so good, tag teams from wrestling history, with today’s instalment looking at The Dream Team. Continue reading
In this latest series of posts, titled ‘Remember When?‘, we take a look at one off or fleeting moments in wrestling history. In this latest piece, we look back to early 1991 when a mysterious masked superstar, later revealed to be Ed ‘Brutus Beefcake’ Leslie made several appearances on WWF TV attacking heels. Continue reading
Craig Wilson and Jamie Lithgow
This Sunday’s Survivor Series will see a main event of Team Cena featuring John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, Big Show, Ryback and Erick Rowan take out Team Authority of Seth Rollins, Kane, Mark Henry, Rusev and new Intercontinental Champion Luke Harper in a traditional Survivor Series elimination tag team match.
Today on the blog – in homage to that Survivor Series tradition – Craig and Jamie share their favourite teams to have competed at the event. Continue reading
Some guys have all the luck. Some guys have all the pain. Some guys get all the breaks. Some guys do nothing but complain.-Rod Stewart
While formulating this piece on Ed Leslie…that song by Rod Stewart came to my mind. Looking at the career of Leslie and his good friend Terry Bollea (Hulk Hogan)you’d understand why. Both started out their careers in the same year of 1977 and even portrayed “brothers” as Hulk and Dizzy Boulder/Hogan respectively. Hulk went onto mega stardom while his friend Ed Leslie has had an up and down career. Some of it can be blamed on Ed himself, some can be blamed on unfortunate circumstances and some on the mighty machine known as the WWE. Continue reading
Not too long ago, I wrote about the difficulties of being a 2nd/3rd generation wrestler entitled The Generation Gap: Wrestling Legacies.
In this piece, I take a look at some of these 2nd and 3rd generation wrestlers. Some you may have heard of…others not so much…not yet anyway. A new generation of wrestlers looking to make a name for themselves.
Today we debut a new column on the blog ‘A Moment in Time’. The focus on this piece will be a significant moment in wrestling history. Not necessarily always a game changer but a significant event that perhaps elevated a superstar, started or ended a significant feud or just brought together a series of events.
Sticking with the theme of new, it’s our brand new columnist Russ Morgan that launches this column with the focus being on the break-up of The Rockers and a look at the different paths their careers made. Without further ado… Continue reading