Stories regarding Vince McMahon’s aggressive expansion in the mid-80s are legendary – whether it was leaving bags of money on promoters’ desks through to buying TV deals out from under them, nothing got in his way. In today’s piece, Brian takes a look at McMahon jr’s moves into Minnesota and onto the home-turf of American Wrestling Association. Continue reading
Throughout the history of pro wrestling bookers and promoters have always tried to come up with new, creative and innovative ideas to generate interest in their product. Some ideas have not only succeeded…but flourished. Others were DOA from the get-go. Then there are those ideas which initially were innovative but, for various reasons, faded away. Those are the focus of this latest series of posts titled ‘Great Ideas That Didn’t Last’. Continue reading
We are all painfully aware about the love hate relationship that both the WWE and the Ultimate Warrior had with one another for many years. It led the Warrior to leave and come back to the company a few times. It also caused a litany of court battles and lawsuits between the two sides. After their bad break up in 1992, Warrior decided to spend the next few years marketing himself and his character. He had his own line of Warrior merchandise including tee shirts, posters and a comic book. Continue reading
A cool name, a great finisher yet it still didn’t work out for Hercules and Paul Roma as ‘Power and Glory’. In today’s piece, Brian takes a look at the history of the short-lived team and what went wrong along the way. Continue reading
Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Jamie Lithgow and Padraic Toolan
Another week over, another poor Raw in the bag. In today’s Sunday Sermon, the team share their thoughts on simple ways to make Raw a better, and easier to watch, show. The only rule is no chat about cutting it down to two hours. Continue reading
Kenny Omega, one of the biggest names in wrestling, and perhaps biggest not aligned to the WWE, has announced, after Wrestle Kingdom 13, that he would leave New Japan Pro Wrestling. Today we look at the options available to the former IWGP Heavyweight Champion.
A second generation performer and a prominent part on WWF television in the early 90s before seemingly disappearing off the face of the earth, with innuendo, abound. Today we ask ‘Whatever Happened to’ Mike McGuirk. Continue reading