We return this week with the Top Five and look at wrestling factions that had a lot of promise in WWE and were ruined by poor booking decisions. It has been said in the past that Vince McMahon isn’t the biggest fan of factions in his company. What are your personal top five factions that could have been more successful than they ended up being in WWE?
The New World Order was once a very popular and powerful faction in World Championship Wrestling back in the mid 1990’s. Their popularity helped the nWo develop a great deal of power politically behind the scenes. Mostly everyone within WCW wanted to be a part of the black and white faction…if for nothing else…that is where the money was at. Ironically, the faction that helped build WCW is ultimately one of the causes that helped kill WCW. All the power struggles and backstage drama many were involved in led to the company’s demise in 2001.
He has spent over 40 years involved in some capacity in professional wrestling. He was most notably a referee who worked for both WCW and WWE. Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever Happened to’ Nick Patrick?Continue reading →
He was the nephew of Hulk Hogan and was the cousin to Mike Awesome. He wrestled all over the world, but his biggest recognition came from his time in World Championship Wrestling. Today on the blog we ask…’Whatever Happened To’ Horace Hogan? Continue reading →
WWE announced that the New World Order will be inducted into the its Hall of Fame in 2020. While Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash were the top members of the nWo…who were the top five WORST members of the faction? Considering there were about half of WCW’s roster that were NWO members at one time or another…there are plenty to choose from.Continue reading →
Padraic Toolan, Amerigo Diehl, Lowlife Louie Ramos and Brian Damage
This week’s Top Five is what are your top wrestling factions, groups (with three or more wrestlers) or stables of all time? It doesn’t just have to be factions, but also a stable of wrestlers led by a particular manager.Continue reading →
Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage, Benjamin Trecroci and Amerigo Diehl
Today the team discuss a glaring omission from our Top 5 series. With the recent reuniting of The Shield in WWE, Bullet Club splitting down the middle in New Japan and the New Day still going strong, today we look at our Top Five favourite stables, past and present.
This is the 173rd 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 →
One of the greatest and most successful characters in all of WCW and in professional wrestling during the 1990’s, was “The Crow” version of Sting. For years, Sting was a very popular and charismatic character. He had the bleached blonde Brian Bosworth-esque hair cut, the colorful face paint and neon tights. Sting was one of the few true stars WCW had during a period of time in the early 1990’s.Continue reading →