Compound FACTure: Breaking In With All The Useless Wrestling Facts and Stats You Can Handle

Brian Damage

Yep, we are back with another fun filled piece on useless pro wrestling facts, stats and whatever else comes to mind. Some of these factoids are painfully obvious to some of you, while others not so much. Regardless, they are all meant in fun and will not win you any awards by hearing about them. So let’s get cracking and learn some stuff. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: 228

Brian Damage

This is the 228th 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

Top Five Misused Superstars in WWE history

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The WWE has been the launchpad of many wrestling careers and a place where even more performers have cemented their place in wrestling history. It’s not worked for every superstar as for every Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock there’s a Matt Morgan, Sean O’Haire and Vader who, despite their talents, didn’t reach the heights they could have.

In this week’s Top Five Brian, Craig, Jamie and Russ list their top five misused superstars in WWE history.

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The OVW 4: The Class of 2002

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Brian Damage

Since instituting a developmental system for newly signed talent…the WWE has seen its fair share of hits and misses. While there has been some talent that thrived and became superstars for the company…others have faltered a bit and quickly disappeared. No year in recent memory developed bigger names for the company than in 2002.

In some circles, they have been referred to as “The OVW 4.” The OVW stands for Ohio Valley Wrestling…which was the WWE’s top developmental farm system from 2000 to 2008. Located in Louisville, Kentucky…it was/is owned and operated by former territorial wrestler ‘Nightmare’ Dan Davis. The head booker was Jim Cornette and the trainers included Al Snow. Continue reading