McMahon and Memphis: Was Jerry Jarrett Ready to Control the WWF Universe?

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Back in the early 90s, Vince McMahon faced charges that could have seen him spend a long time behind bars and Jerry Jarrett was set to run the WWE in his absence. Today on the blog, we look back to that time and the whether or not Jarrett would, indeed, have had full control. Continue reading

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The Lazarus Effect: How A Wrestling Company’s Death Can Spawn A Rebirth

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Brian Damage

Professional wrestling organizations fold seemingly every day. Bad business decisions, lack of money and audience interest can all play a part in a promotion going under. As fans, we have all seen it numerous times. Pro wrestling is a very cyclical industry however and what was old can be new again. Continue reading

Memphis Blues: Paul Heyman’s Wrestling Career Down South

Brian Damage

Paul Heyman is one of the most polarizing figures in pro wrestling today. Some people love him, while others hate him. There is no question, however, that he has had an unbelievable career. Certainly one that can be considered hall of fame worthy. Whether Heyman was a manager, a booker, promoter or simply an “advocate,” he has certainly seen and done it all. Today, we will focus early on in Heyman’s career, when this young, brash New Yorker ventured to the Memphis, Tennessee territory. Continue reading

Wrestling with Sin: 106

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This is the 106th 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: 102

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Brian Damage

This is the 102nd 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