Weight: 270 lb
Hometown: Somewhere in Italy
Glory Days: 1996-1998
Fun Fact: Tom ‘Salvatore Sincere’ Brandi previously wrestled as Johnny Gunn. As Gunn, he tagged with Tom Zenk in WCW and won the ECW Tag Titles alongside Tommy Dreamer.
Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage, Benjamin Trecroci and Amerigo Diehl
There are certain boxes a top wrestler has to tick, certain attributes they must possess; in-ring talent, charisma, ‘the right look’, flashy finishing move and of course; a cool catchphrase. Today the team discuss their favourite one-liners with their Top Five wrestling catchphrases.
On April 1st, 2001 at Wrestlemania X-Seven, Stone Cold Steve Austin shocked the wrestling world when he turned heel during his match with the Rock. After the match, we saw the unthinkable, when once bitter rivals in Austin and Mr. McMahon shake hands to close out the show. It was suppose to be a shocking, earth shattering heel turn. One that would top any and all great heel turns. If Hulk Hogan turning heel and forming the New World Order skyrocketed World Championship Wrestling to new and greater heights that the company has never seen…imagine what a Stone Cold heel turn could do? Continue reading
Today we dip our toes back into our ‘Well That Didn’t Work’ series. Previously we have looked at such subjects as The Undertaker vs. The Undertaker and Tout… remember Tout?! Me neither. On this occasion, however, Jamie runs the risk of dividing opinion by looking at WWE’s ‘Higher Power’ storyline from way back in 1999. Continue reading
The Attitude Era was considered by some as the single greatest era in WWF/E history. The television ratings were astronomical, buy rates were skyrocketing and the content, well, it wasn’t exactly for the faint of heart. The language was foul, the lines between heels and babyfaces were completely blurred and the nudity was in your face. We all know when the Attitude Era was ushered in, as covered by my colleague Craig, but when did it all end? Continue reading
Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage, Benjamin Trecroci, Amerigo Diehl and John Carbery
Often turning a superstar heel or babyface is thrown about as the easiest option to change their fortunes. But sometimes a turn can really make a superstar. In today’s Top Five, we look at some of the most important heel turns in wrestling history. Continue reading
She was once an integral part of the WWF’s infamous ‘Attitude Era.’ A valet, a manager and even a wrestler and a former WWF Women’s champion. Today on the blog, we ask, ‘Whatever happened to‘ Debra McMichael? Continue reading