Top Five Underrated Attitude Era Stars

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Jamie Lithgow and Brian Damage

The Attitude Era is one of WWE’s most celebrated time periods. Stone Cold Steve Austin was at the peak of his powers, The Rock began his ascent to greatness and D-Generation X wreaked havoc all over the place. However, Today’s Top Five celebrates their supporting cast as we discuss who think are the Attitude Era’s most underrated stars.

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Icons of Wrestling #32 – The WWE Hardcore Championship

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Jamie Lithgow

Height: 10 inches
Weight: 6lbs
Hometown: Mick Foley’s house, probably
Glory Days: November 1998 – August 2002
Fun Fact: In total there were 240 separate Hardcore Championship reigns over the near four-year life of the title. That equates to an average of a title change every 6 days.

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Wrestling With Sin: Route 66

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Brian Damage

This is the 66th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker side of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve such topics as sex, greed, drugs, arrests and sometimes….even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series…we do not condone or condemn the alleged involved. We are simply retelling these stories that have been told throughout the years. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: The Dark Side of the Squared Circle

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30 years after the mysterious death of Nancy Argentino, the case is being looked into once again (Image courtesy of mma-roundup.blogspot.com)

30 years after the mysterious death of Nancy Argentino, the case is being looked into once again (Image courtesy of mma-roundup.blogspot.com)

I decided to write this article because two things happened this week, the death of Matthew Osbourne AKA Matt Borne and the reopening of the 30 year old cold case involving Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka.

Now, a few years ago, a friend and myself were approached to write a book on this subject, but for various reasons, fell through. As great and as lighthearted pro wrestling can be…there is also another side…a much darker side. An underbelly if you will, that involves sex, lies, drugs, murder and cover-ups. There are many tales that I have heard or witnessed throughout the years and today, I will share just a few. Continue reading