Magnum Force: The Career Demise of Magnum TA

Brian Damage

In the 1980s, there was a wrestler in NWA that was seen as a potential rival to Hulk Hogan in terms of popularity. His name, Magnum TA. That all changed on 14 October 1986, a night that would have long-term ramifications for the future of the promotion and on the life of Magnum. Continue reading

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Top Five WCW Mistakes

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Brian Gravagna, Benjamin Trecroci and Jamie Lithgow

It’s quite remarkable, when you think about it, that after all this time talking about wrestling – since 2012, in fact – and all the Top Five articles since then, we’ve never looked at the Top Five WCW mistakes. What a topic and what a wealth of options available. So let’s go. Continue reading

Sunday Sermon: Recasting WrestleMania III

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Jamie Lithgow, John Carbery and Brian Damage

With Wrestlemania XXXIII fast approaching today we pause for breath to reflect on the fact that it has been 30 years since Wrestlemania III; regarded as the pinnacle of the 1980s boom period in wrestling. Mixing new school with old school, in today’s Sunday Sermon we try to recast the performers on this seminal show with modern-day WWE Superstars. Can anyone on the current roster do justice to the roles of Hogan, Andre, Savage and Steamboat? Or, has the product evolved so much that such comparisons are no longer even possible?

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