The late, and very much great, Curt ‘Mr. Perfect’ Hennig is a firm favourite of this blog. Today’s piece centres on the Perfect one as we remember the time he destroyed Hulk Hogan’s WWF title in a moment that really should have led to a lot more than it eventually did.
Craig Wilson, James Giles & Jamie Lithgow
The Monday Night Wars were a great time to be a wrestling fan. The ratings were through the roof, stars were gaining crossover appeal like never before and we were treated to two rival promotions going at it like never before to defeat the other. On top of that, for many including myself, we were in our teenage years watching superstars like Stone Cold, Goldberg, Sting and The Rock at the top of their game with high flying and hard hitting action front and centre.
If we take off those rose tinted specs for just one minute, it is easy to uncover some less great moments too. I mean, what was the Corporate Ministry about? Why was The Boss Man feuding with Big Show over his dead Father? Where were the clean finishes? And what was with all those nasty looking chair shots? In this Top Five will share their thoughts on the worst five parts of the Attitude Era. Continue reading