The King And Sigh: The Failed Attempt to Get Jerry Lawer in WCW

Brian Damage

In 1991, World Championship Wrestling was in a serious state of change. Ric Flair had turned his back and walked away from the company…taking the world title (aka The Big Gold Belt) with him to the WWF. With Flair and the title gone, WCW executive Jim Herd made Lex Luger “the chosen one” and crowned him the new WCW world champion at the Great American Bash that year. With a new champion and new title belt to go along with it….Herd wasn’t satisfied. He wanted to make sure wrestling fans knew he had THE world champion in all of pro wrestling.

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Remember The Time: A nostalgic and opinionated look at ill-fated gimmicks, poorly conceived storylines, and forgettable moments in wrestling history.

B. Dangerous

Ladies and gentlemen, Ring the Damn Bell is proud to introduce our newest contributor to the blog….B. Dangerous!

Remember the Time will take a nostalgic and opinionated look at ill-fated gimmicks, poorly conceived storylines, and forgettable moments in wrestling history.

Now join me as we take a few moments to unearth that which should remain buried forever and do our best to Remember the Time…

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Wrestling With Sin: 328

Brian Damage

This is the 328th 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.

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Wrestling With Sin: 322

Brian Damage

This is the 322nd 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.

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The Day Hell Froze Over: Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler Debuts in the WWF

Brian Damage

Vince McMahon’s old adage in the WWF was always…”You never say never in the World Wrestling Federation.” That statement was never more true than on December 7th, 1992. It was on one of the final editions of WWF’s Primetime Wrestling program where Lawler made his WWF debut. This, after years of bad blood and negative comments towards McMahon’s company. It was on that day, that Lawler and McMahon officially buried the proverbial hatchet and partnered together. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 254

Brian Damage

This is the 254th 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