Wrestling With Sin: 241

Brian Damage

This is the 241st 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

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The FACTory: Churning Out Useless Wrestling Facts, Stats and Trivia Since Whenever

Brian Damage

It’s back by not so popular demand, Useless wrestling facts, stats and trivia! These little nuggets of truth won’t help you win anything, but perhaps will further your knowledge by expanding your mind. Some of these facts you may already know and there are some you may have no idea were true. Either way, they are all in good fun. So without any further adieu, let’s a learn some stuff. Continue reading

Remembering The York Foundation in WCW

Brian Damage

It all started after a lunch meeting with WCW announcer Tony Schiavone at the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Turner make up artist, Terri Boatright, grew up a wrestling fan. She was doing make up for the likes of CNN news anchors and guests when she caught the eye of WCW booker Ole Anderson. Anderson came up with a gimmick he thought would be perfect for Boatright. Anderson arranged a meeting between Terri and Schiavone to talk things over. Continue reading

What Could Have Been, But Never Really Was….’The Latin Heartthrob’ Al Perez

Brian Damage

In the business of professional wrestling, there are some guys that you look at and think that they have “it.” Whether it is a certain look or a certain move set…you watch them and think that they are going to go far in pro wrestling. The Ring the Damn Bell crew even did a top five article on guys we thought would have much bigger careers than they actually did. While not making the cut, this particular wrestler was to me in that discussion. He was none other than ‘The Latin Heartthrob’ Al Perez. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 181

Brian Damage

This is the 181st 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

Flair For The Dramatic: Ric Flair and the Unrecognized NWA World Title Reigns

Brian Damage

‘The Nature Boy’ Ric Flair is widely considered a record holding 16 time world champion. A combination of his world title victories in the NWA, WCW and WWF/WWE. A record which was “tied” in 2017 by WWE wrestler John Cena. That is the myth that WWE would like you to believe, but the fact of the matter is, Ric Flair has won and lost the NWA world title a lot more than recognized. Continue reading