The Macho Man has been involved in many memorable feuds throughout his illustrious career. Opponents with names like Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Ricky Steamboat and Diamond Dallas Page are just a few that lit the wrestling world on fire. A combination of Savage’s intensity on promos and the fast paced wrestling style he could deliver, helped make many of his matches sensational. With all the wrestlers Savage had competed against, there was one that Savage fought hard not to get in the ring with.
Promos are an integral part of professional wrestling. They can help sell fans on a particular match or feud. Great promos can engage fans and make them feel what the wrestler delivering a promo is feeling at that moment. Most promos are forgotten over the course of time, and then there are those ones that fans never forget. It may not be the best, but unforgettable none the less…
Here we go again! Another round of completely useless pro wrestling facts to entertain and educate. Sure, some of these facts are well known and some may not be so much. In any case, they are all in good fun. So let’s start learning…or not.
This is the 371st 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.
Amerigo Diehl, Lowlife Louie Ramos and Brian Damage
This week’s Top Five is about pro wrestlers we truly miss seeing on our TV screens each and every week. Men and/or women wrestlers that either retired or passed on that we no longer get the privilege of being entertained by anymore.
Back in the 1980’s, the World Wrestling Federation was “kayfabe” governed by one man. The official title was president of the WWF. That man was none other than Jack Tunney. Sure, there other WWF Presidents before and after Tunney…but none had the impact that he had from his run that started in 1984 and ended in 1995.
What? This week we return with the top five best catchphrases from a pro wrestler. What? Phrases that fans loved to chant with a particular wrestler. What? And no…the WHAT catchphrase should not be listed…ever.
It was the Summer of 1988 and the National Wrestling Alliance (In particular, Jim Crockett Promotions) were in deep financial trouble. Word was getting around that many NWA stars were not getting paid on time and were looking for work elsewhere. Two of those stars were Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson. They left Crockett to join the WWF as the Brainbusters.
This was done a few years ago with a different round of contributors. Let’s see with a couple of others have to say. Who were the best sons/daughters/grandchildren of pro wrestlers. Men and women who followed in their parent or parents footsteps and turned out great. There are a lot of wrestlers to choose from. Let’s see who was your top five all time…Continue reading →