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Brian Damage

She was a stunt actor turned valet turned professional wrestler. She has worked for both TNA and WWE. Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever happened to Trinity?


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Brian Damage

It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 24th of 2021. Today Brian happily sees the wrestling business in a much different light than last week and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.


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B. Dangerous

Remember the Time will take a nostalgic and opinionated look at ill-fated gimmicks, poorly conceived storylines, and forgettable moments in wrestling history. Now join me as we take a few moments to unearth that which should remain buried forever and do our best to Remember the Time…


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‘Cowboy’ Bill Watts was a wrestler turned promoter who found great success running his Mid South territory based in Oklahoma. The Mid South territory became so successful, Watts attempted to take his promotion and expand nationally. He’d change the name to the Universal Wrestling Federation (UWF), but unfortunately it came at a time when the wrestling business was down and he ultimately sold his promotion to Jim Crockett Jr. Watts would have a run in WCW controlling things creatively, but would be let go after racially insensitive comments were deemed inappropriate by Turner executives and was fired in favor of Eric Bischoff. In 1995, he received a phone call from Vince McMahon and soon, he joined the World Wrestling Federation as the number two man behind Vince. The partnership didn’t last long.


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Brian Damage

Vincent Kennedy McMahon is without question the most successful wrestling promoter in the history of the business. He took a regional territory and grew it into a billion dollar empire. A third generation promoter, Vince McMahon Jr helped make household names of wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, The Rock and John Cena. He took risks and created events like Wrestlemania. He was often times ruthless in eating up smaller and weaker territories across the country and having exclusive deals with certain arenas that blocked out the competition. Vince went head to head with other billionaire owners like Ted Turner and came out victorious. Today, World Wrestling Entertainment is a world wide company that is traded on the stock exchange.


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Wrestling With Sin: 334

Posted: May 25, 2021 in Uncategorized

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Brian Damage

This is the 334th 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.


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Ringside Logic

I vividly remember an altercation during an ECW house show at Wonderland Greyhound Park in Revere, MA. It was intermission, and there was a metal guardrail in the crowded foyer separating the wrestlers from fans buying merchandise.

“I don’t want to see that s***,” New Jack shouted to a fan who, without warning, handed him a VHS tape of his backyard wrestling exploits. New Jack quickly said he was only kidding, took the tape, removed the slipcover, and smashed it over the guardrail.


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Brian Damage

Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever Happened to’ WWF backstage interviewer Lucas? Like an earlier ‘Whatever Happened to’ we did on WCW’s Marie…you may be asking yourself WHO is that?!? You are certainly not alone, as Lucas’ television career was pretty short lived.


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Brian Damage

It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 18th of 2021. Today Brian talks about a potential working relationship between WWE and Major League Wrestling and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.


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Brian Damage

The WWF/WWE has had some type of developmental system for years now. Whether it was the USWA, Ohio Valley, Power Pro, Heartland, Deep South, Florida Championship Wrestling or NXT…many of the company’s top superstars got their start in at least one of them. While some developmental names like John Cena, Kurt Angle, Randy Orton, The Miz, Brock Lesnar and Charlotte Flair all made big stars of themselves by first training in developmental, others never got to see the light of day. This series will focus on those wrestlers…the ones that at some point were a lock to get called up to the main roster and never quite made it. What once was hot, suddenly became a “not” as a WWE superstar.


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