NXT Greatest Matches: Volume 1

Over the last four years NXT, WWE’s ‘super-indie’ (to quote Jim Smallman of Progress Wrestling and the Tuesday Night Jaw podcast), has gone from being a training ground for stars of the future to one of the most respected and interesting wrestling brands or promotions in its own right. Taking a lot of the conventions... Continue Reading →

WrestleMania 32 – Dallas, Texas – 03/04/16

Since I first started watching pro-wrestling in 1992, following the then WWF’s SummerSlam at Wembley (before this weekend their highest ever legitimate live attendance of around 80,000) the ‘sport’ has had its ups and downs. WrestleMania 32 comes at something of a transitional time for the WWE in particular, but also comes when the company... Continue Reading →

Sting – Into The Light

In 1985 Steve Borden, aka Sting, first stepped into a wrestling ring. Now, 31 years later, speculation is rife that his in-ring career is over following a neck injury sustained in September 2015 during a match with then WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins. With that in mind, as we approach Wrestlemania weekend 2016 and... Continue Reading →

WrestleMania 31 – 29/03/15

31 years since the birth of Hulkamania WWE brought its ‘Showcase of the Immortals’ to San Jose, California for one of the most hyped WrestleManias of all time. Clocking in at 6 hours, including the two pre-show segments, it was also the longest WrestleMania to date and the first to be almost entirely reliant on... Continue Reading →

Wrestlemania X8: Icon Vs Icon (2002)

On March 17th 2002 the then WWF took their flagship show, Wrestlemania, north of the border to the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the second and treated 68,237 people to one of the biggest main events in the history of pro-wrestling as generations clashed when Hollywood Hulk Hogan battled The Rock – there is... Continue Reading →

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