A Moment in Time: The Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions

Brian Damage 

David Von Erich was the chosen one in the Von Erich clan. The one who was groomed to become the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Champion. The NWA title was the holy grail to Von Erich patriarch Fritz Von Erich. Fritz, a former AWA world champion during his career…wanted desperately for his son David to follow in his footsteps and become NWA world champion. It was allegedly agreed upon that after David’s trip to All Japan…they would begin David’s quest against Ric Flair to win the NWA title. Continue reading

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Wrestling with Sin: 133

Brian Damage

This is the 133rd 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

Wrestling with Sin: Pier 92

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Brian Damage

This is the 92nd installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involves 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

Wrestling with Sin: Fifty Three

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Brian Damage

This is the 53rd installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, often times seedier side of professional wrestling. Many of the stories that are covered here deal with lust, greed, assault and in some cases…even murder! As with every story in Sin series…we never condone the actions of those involved or condemn the alleged either. We simply try to retell these stories. Continue reading

Top Five Foreign Heels

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage & Jamie Lithgow

One of the most often repeated gimmicks in wrestling history is that of the foreign heel. Whether it is playing up on current tensions between countries or even conflicts ongoing at the time, it’s been used to varying degrees of success to get heels over with the US crowd. In this latest Top Five the team list their favourite foreign heel gimmicks.
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