Stormbeard Speaks

If you’re familiar with the hardcore punk movement of the early 1980s, you’ll be familiar with the term ‘straight edge’.

For those of you who aren’t, let me give a short description of what it is.

Straight-Edge is a social movement that evolved out of the hardcore punk movement. It’s defining principle is a rejection of alcohol, tobacco, and other recreational drugs. It was a direct reaction to the sexual revolution, hedonism, and excess associated with punk rock.

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While I’m about to be a sanctimonious prick, I thought I would preface this article with a bit of damage control. Although it may be a little too late for that. If you were going to leave, you’d have gone by now, but here it is. I shouldn’t have to state this, but you can’t take anything as read in this climate.

I’m not attacking you

This post is not to convince…

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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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It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 46th of 2020. Today Brian discusses the potential of Disney starting their own wrestling company and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.


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She was an actress who was only scheduled to appear on WCW television for four weeks. The strong reaction she received from fans led to a full time career in pro wrestling. She competed in WCW, TNA and various indie promotions. Today on the blog, we ask….’Whatever Happened to’ Daffney Unger?


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He was a UFC heavyweight champion in Mixed Martial Arts and a world champion in the world of pro wrestling. He was accompanied to the ring by a loud, brash manager. Not only that, had a contract that limited the amount of dates he worked in the WWF. He also had a nickname of ‘The Beast.’ If you guessed we are talking about the Beast incarnate Brock Lesnar….you would be wrong. The man in question, was none other than ‘The Beast’ Dan Severn.


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Who are your top five misused wrestlers in WWF/WWE? What wrestlers had so much talent and were never used properly by Vince McMahon and company….


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Top Five Wrestling Broadcasters

Posted: October 16, 2020 in Uncategorized

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Eric Adamz, Brian Damage, Padraic Toolan, Lowlife Louie Ramos and Amerigo Diehl

Who are your Top Five Broadcasters all time in pro wrestling? They could be play by play, color commentary or interviewers.

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Everybody loves a good comeback story, this unfortunately isn’t one of them. There is no question that ‘Superstar’ Billy Graham was a game changer in his heyday for the WWWF. A world champion who was built like a Greek god and someone who oozed charisma out of every pour of his body. Graham truly was a superstar for the promotion. The thing was, he also had a fierce love/hate relationship with the McMahon family and the WWF.

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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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Whatever Happened to Nick Patrick?

Posted: September 22, 2020 in Uncategorized

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He has spent over 40 years involved in some capacity in professional wrestling. He was most notably a referee who worked for both WCW and WWE. Today on the blog, we ask…’Whatever Happened to’ Nick Patrick?

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