Wrestling With Sin: 243

Brian Damage

This is the 243rd 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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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

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

Calgary in Flames: The Fall of Calgary Stampede Wrestling

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Brian Damage

Originally established by Stu Hart in 1948, the Calgary based promotion ‘Stampede Wrestling’ was for nearly 50 years one of the main promotions in western Canada and the Canadian Prairies and boasts an alumni that features the likes of Bret Hart, Rick Martel and The Dynamite Kid. Today Brian looks at the factors that made the promotion such a success during its heyday. Continue reading