Justice is Swerved: The Failed Run of Sid Justice in 1991-1992

Brian Damage

The year was 1991 and the World Wrestling Federation was beginning a tailspin due to various scandals involving sex and steroid abuse. Hulkamania was starting to fizzle out and Vince McMahon was beginning his search for the WWF’s next big thing. He seemingly found it when McMahon was able to snatch Sid Vicious away from his rival in WCW. Continue reading

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A Moment in Time: The Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions

Brian Damage 

David Von Erich was the chosen one in the Von Erich clan. The one who was groomed to become the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Champion. The NWA title was the holy grail to Von Erich patriarch Fritz Von Erich. Fritz, a former AWA world champion during his career…wanted desperately for his son David to follow in his footsteps and become NWA world champion. It was allegedly agreed upon that after David’s trip to All Japan…they would begin David’s quest against Ric Flair to win the NWA title. Continue reading

Wrestling with Sin: 166

Brian Damage

This is the 166th 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

Wrestling With Sin: 164

Brian Damage

This is the 164th 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

Wrestling With Sin: 151

Brian Damage

This is the 151st 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

Wrestling With Sin: 149

Brian Damage

This is the 149th 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

Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 52

Jamie Lithgow

Happy new year! Well, the day has finally arrived; today marks the end of our 1997 timeline. It sounds like a cliché to say that all previous Meanwhile, in WCW posts have been building towards this one, but they really have. This week WCW reached its zenith by presenting Starrcade 1997, the highest grossing pay per view the company ever produced. The show featured the culmination of an 18 month storyline involving Sting and Hollywood Hogan. So, for the final time, let’s get down to business in this week’s Meanwhile, in WCW


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