Wrestling With Sin: 173

Brian Damage

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

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Out From the Darkness: The Birth of “The Crow” Sting

Brian Damage

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

Top Five WCW Mistakes

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Brian Gravagna, Benjamin Trecroci and Jamie Lithgow

It’s quite remarkable, when you think about it, that after all this time talking about wrestling – since 2012, in fact – and all the Top Five articles since then, we’ve never looked at the Top Five WCW mistakes. What a topic and what a wealth of options available. So let’s go. Continue reading

The Way We Was: 1996 Week 52 plus 1

Jamie Lithgow

We have reached the end of the road in our 1996 wrestling retrospective. Today we catch up on significant events from WCW’s biggest show of the year; Starrcade, along with the subsequent Nitro and also WWF Monday Night Raw. If you want to continue following the WWF side of things then Craig has already covered every Raw from 1997 here. If you are more interested in the WCW side of things then watch this space! Anyway, let’s see what happened at Starrcade and the 53rd episodes of Nitro and Raw of the year in this week’s The Way We Was Continue reading