When you think of steel cage matches in pro wrestling, you think of the violent, bloody and barbaric nature of them. You may immediately think of the mesh fence type structures that have been synonymous with cage matches. Whether it was Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka leaping off the top of the cage at Madison Square Garden or the violent confrontation between Harley Race and Ric Flair at Starrcade. That’s what many fans old school and new school see and remember. Continue reading
John Carberry, Jamie Lithgow and Craig Wilson
The countdown to WrestleMania is firmly on. With that in mind, we felt we were long overdue a WrestleMania Top Five. Today we take a look at the best matches which took place on the Hulkamania era events, covering WrestleManias 1 through to 9.
Michael “Mike” Kirchner was born on September 7 in 1957 and is best known for a short stint in the WWE in the 1980s and a spell working in Japan. He is the focus of today’s piece as we ask Whatever Happened to Corporal Kirchner?. Continue reading
For a guy with the look that he had, King Kong Bundy’s descent from main eventing WrestleMania two to being treated as a joke by the company was staggering. In this piece we look at the career of Bundy and some of the events that played out during his time with the WWE. Continue reading
Jamie Lithgow, Craig Wilson & Brian Damage
In ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Jamie shares what wrestling taught him this week, Craig has a special ‘Matches from Wrestlemania History’ and Brian shares with us the best wrestling related images and videos he’s come across this week.
All that and more in this edition of This Week in Wrestling…
It’s Wrestlemania season so what better time to have a mania themed ‘Well That Didn’t Work‘ than now? In this latest post Craig goes back in time to 1986 and Wrestlemania 2.
When people talk about the greatest tag teams of all time, names like the Road Warriors, the Midnight Express and Rock N Roll Express are quickly mentioned. Another team that should be mentioned as one of the greatest of all time consisted of Davey Boy Smith and ‘The Dynamite Kid’ Tom Billington….The British Bulldogs.
The duo wrestled all over the world including…Canada, the U.S., Europe and Japan. Granted, they didn’t hold many tag titles as a team…only 1 WWF tag title reign and a couple of reigns as a team in Calgary Stampede. Despite the lack of championships, they consistently stole the show with their unique blend of power and finesse. Davey Boy was usually the powerhouse and Billington was the high flyer. Continue reading