Remember When WCW Had A Hall of Fame?

Brian Damage

Most wrestling fans are very familiar with WWE’s Hall of Fame. It began in 1993 and the ceremony…for the most part…has been televised the night before the company’s biggest event of the year…Wrestlemania. Ever since WWE came up with the concept, several other pro wrestling halls of fame have emerged including the TNA/Impact Wrestling Hall of Fame, The George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and an actual brick and mortar Hall…The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. All of these honor pro wrestling’s legends from the past. There was another that some may have forgotten all about and that was the World Championship Wrestling Hall of Fame. Continue reading

Great American Trash: Lex Luger Wins His First World Title

Brian Damage

In 1991, World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was in a state of flux. Their reigning world champion ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair had just been fired/quit/resigned/let go from the company. WCW management had requested that Flair take a pay cut and in turn, would make less than some of the other talent on the roster. In response, Ric Flair went to the rival WWF and took the world title belt with him. Continue reading