There are some finishing maneuvers that are synonymous with top tier talent in pro wrestling. For example, the Stunner with Stone Cold Steve Austin or the Tombstone Piledriver with the Undertaker. Before these stars perfected their famous finishers, they dabbled with other ways to take out an opponent. Today’s top five, looks at early finishing moves of future wrestling legends.
Welcome to another entry of useless facts pertaining to professional wrestling. We are once again filled to capacity with little nuggets of knowledge. As always, some of these facts you may be well aware of and others maybe had no clue. Whatever the case, please enjoy these facts and stats. They are all just meant for fun.
This is the 429th 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.
It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 11th entry of 2023. Today Brian searches for meaning in the Bray Wyatt storylines and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.
The ‘If Factor’ are a series of articles that takes a look at real scenarios in pro wrestling that at one point or another were suggested, planned, considered…but did not get the green light to continue. What would the landscape of professional wrestling look like if these ideas came to fruition?
Make no mistake about it, pro wrestling does have a dark side to it. There are hundreds upon hundreds of stories about the dark and sometimes sinister side as chronicled in my ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. This piece is a direct opposite of that. With every bad story I have shared…there are also positive stories. Stories of wrestlers making it above and beyond the ring. Positive stories to inspire. Pro wrestlers aren’t all drug addicts, scam artists and carny sideshows. They all don’t die at an early age, or are broke and need to wrestle till they die. They don’t necessarily have to get into acting like The Rock or Batista. They don’t have to necessarily switch over to MMA like Brock Lesnar or CM Punk. Some of these stories are just about hard work, dreaming big and doing whatever it takes to succeed. We’ve already covered some stories as chronicled in part 1, part 2 , part 3 part 4part 5 , part 6 , part 7 and part 8. With that said, let’s look at some positives…
This is the 428th 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.
Injuries are a natural part of the pro wrestling business. When a wrestler suffers a legitimate injury they are taken off the road and or TV to have time to heal up. In some cases, a storyline or angle is created to explain their extended absence from the ring. Today’s Top Five looks at the top segments or angles explaining a wrestler’s legitimate injury.
Grappling with Tragedy is a series of articles that deal with unfortunate, tragic incidents that have occurred throughout the history of professional wrestling. It is unlike the ‘Wrestling with Sin’ series that deals more with the seedier side of wrestling like arrests, murders and suicides. Grappling looks more at particular tragic incidents that have in some instances altered pro wrestling in some way.