Icons of Wrestling #42 – Kurrgan

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Jamie Lithgow

Height: 7’0″
Weight: 305 lb
Hometown: Dunno but somewhere in South Africa, surely?
Glory Days: 1997-1999
Fun Fact: Like fellow Icon of Wrestling, Brakus, Kurrgan also trained at the famous Hart Family Dungeon with Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart. Hey, you can’t hit a home run every time…

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Icons of Wrestling #41 – Salvatore Sincere

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Jamie Lithgow

Height: 6’3″
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.

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Top Five Forgotten Superstars of Yesteryear

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Jamie Lithgow, Benjamin Trecroci, Brian Damage and Amerigo Diehl

“I used to be over” is one of the many catchphrases from a certain popular wrestling podcast, but it perfectly sums up today’s Top Five. Today we shall be looking at those superstars from wrestling’s past that were over, who did have good runs and maybe even won a few titles. However, for one reason or another, these performers have largely been  overlooked or even forgotten about in the shuffle of wrestling nostalgia.

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Wrestling with Sin: 174

Brian Damage

This is the 174th 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

He Said…He Said: The Can Am Disconnection

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Brian Damage

There are two sides to every story. One side may be more truthful than the other, it all depends who you believe. Such is the case with a rising tag team in the WWF known as the Can-Am Connection. One minute they are being positioned to be the next WWF tag team champions and the next minute…they no longer exist. What happened? Depends on which story you believe. Continue reading