Sunday Sermon: The Top Heels in Wrestling History

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Craig Wilson, John Carbery, Brian Damage and Russ Morgan

After a lengthy, and enjoyable, Sunday Sermon recently looking at the best babyfaces in the history of the business, there’s only one logical follow up and that is looking at some of the guys that have went face to face with those very babyfaces. So today’s Sunday Sermon will look at some of the best heat generating heels ever. Continue reading

Top Five Wrestling Families

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage & Jamie Lithgow

Some of the brightest stars in wrestling history have been part of iconic wrestling families. Whether it was the Funks, the Von Erichs, the Guerreros or the McMahons, these families have left a lasting legacy on the business. In this latest Top Five we list our favourite wrestling families. Continue reading

Matches from History: ‘In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede’ Main Event

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Craig Wilson

With Owen Hart being one of this blog’s favourite wrestlers and the impending release of a WWE DVD set on him, we’ve turned this week into a sort of ‘Owen Hart week’ on here. On the back of last week’s ‘Top Five Owen Hart Moments’ pieces, we look at one of the best matches he was involved in: the main event of the 16th In Your House event, The Canadian Stampede. Continue reading

Entering The Lion’s Den: The Ultimate Fighting Gimmick Match

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Jamie Lithgow

Before the days of themed pay per views like Extreme Rules, Money in The Bank and Hell in a Cell, the so–called “Big 4” PPVs tried to cement recurring gimmick matches of their own. The Royal Rumble obviously hosts the Royal Rumble match; the Survivor Series’ staple has always been elimination tag team matches; while Wrestlemania has dabbled with multi-person ladder matches and battle royals. What about Summerslam though? Well on 8 separate occasions a cage of some description has housed a match at the ‘hottest event of the summer’. However today we shall remember the cage used for two consecutive years, at the 1998 and 1999 instalments of the August PPV; The Lion’s Den. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 4Six

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Brian Damage

This is the 46th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delve deep into the darker side of the business of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve issues pertaining to lust, greed, drugs and in some cases…even murder! As with every story in the Sin series….I never condone nor condemn the participants in these alleged incidents. Continue reading