There is no question, that one of…if not the greatest rivalries of the WWF’s ‘Attitude Era’ was between Stone Cold Steve Austin and Vince McMahon. It was the feud that set the tone for years to come that had a wrestler battle the corporate structure. The lines between good and evil were blurred and it became a battle of doing things the one way as opposed to doing it whatever way I want it to go. This rivalry all started with one maneuver and the rest became must see TV.
The biggest misconception in pro wrestling in making a top star, is having said wrestler win the promotion’s world title. While that can certainly help elevate a mid card star into main event status…there are no guarantees that it will always pay off. The truth is, you can make a star out of an individual just as easily by having them lose a match. It all depends on how the match is booked. Such is the case of the ‘Charismatic Enigma’ Jeff Hardy.
With World Championship Wrestling emerging as a legitimate threat to the World Wrestling Federation in 1997…the WWF began making changes to how they did business. Fewer squash matches were used to enhance top stars and in its place were more meaningful confrontations. The WWF was slowly getting a bit more edgier with its content. We were seeing less and less cartoonish gimmicks and were being given more characters with relateability. This was a time where Vince McMahon and company were testing the waters for a product with a bit more…attitude.
It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 30th of 2021. Today Brian welcomes back fans to wrestling shows and offers an opinion on the good and bad with them and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.
It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 19th of 2021. Today Brian talks about the Eva-Lution that is coming to WWE whether we like it or not and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.
As the Monday Night Wars were heating up between bitter rivals in WCW and the WWF…it was WCW who was getting the better of Vince McMahon’s once untouchable wrestling empire. World Championship Wrestling decided to go head to head with the World Wrestling Federation on Monday night’s by creating the Monday Nitro program. They also swooped in and signed away two of the WWF’s top talents in Kevin Nash (Diesel) and Scott Hall (Razor Ramon). With his back against the wall, Vince McMahon decided to fight fire with fire and in June of 1996…he did just that by signing then wrestling’s hottest commodity in Brian Pillman. Continue reading →
It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 25th of 2020. Today Brian talks about Paul Heyman’s WWE creative demise and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.Continue reading →
Welcome to the latest edition of ‘Raw Rewind‘ from 1993. Today we cover the episode from 31 May. Marty Jannetty defends his IC title against Bam Bam Bigelow and the Steiners are in action.Continue reading →