Today we have part 2 of our look at the history of the Intercontinental title. In part 1, we looked at the background of the title, the fictional tournament to crown the inaugural champion as well as Ken Patera’s reign with the gold. We pick up today with Pantera as champion but the returning Pedro Morales set to challenge him and run through to the end of 1982. Continue reading
Today we have part 1 of our look at the history of the Intercontinental Title. Along the way, we’ll look at the stars that carried the gold and the matches that helped define the belt as the “worker’s title”. In this first piece, we take a look at the infamous, yet entirely fictional, title tournament in Rio De Janeiro. Continue reading
This is the 47th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker…seedier…side of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve sex, backstage politics, assaults and sometimes even murder! As with every single story we cover in the Sin series…we never look to criticize or applaud any of the alleged incidents or the participants. We are simply retelling these stories.
Not too long ago, I wrote about the difficulties of being a 2nd/3rd generation wrestler entitled The Generation Gap: Wrestling Legacies.
In this piece, I take a look at some of these 2nd and 3rd generation wrestlers. Some you may have heard of…others not so much…not yet anyway. A new generation of wrestlers looking to make a name for themselves.