I have zero experience producing, directing or promoting a product that consists of a professional wrestling TV program. That said - I have to seriously question whether or not anyone working for the WWE who does produce & direct these RAW shows has anymore experience than I do.
I will admit that I only watched the first 10 mins. of RAW and the last 15 mins... So I can't speak
In my previous entry I discussed why a successfully promoted tag team division is no longer found in pro-wrestling today - the WWE in particular. I posited that tag teams, and having a tag team division can, does and will act as cornerstones to power blocks in locker room politics when it comes to booking. Consequently, the McMahon family has no use for them any longer as they have taken a "why-ferment-a-faction-that-may-question-your-absolute-authority
Growing up a fan of pro-wrestling as a kid in the mid-to-late-80s & early-90s one of the added attractions of any arena show, TV program or ppv were tag-team matches. I don't mean the kinds of teams where you take two of a promotions top talents - who otherwise have no chemistry or bond between them other than the fact that they're top attractions, and then in a year forget they were ever
Updated 08-02-2012 at 09:59 AM by Frank
So after 8 years the WWE is finally acknowledging the fact that John Cena isn't exactly the most popular guy around. According to the news thread related to this topic on this website the reasons why articles on WWE.com point to Cena being disliked are
- Tired of his gimmick
- Think he's Hulk Hogan all over again
- Think he hogs the spotlight
- Feel he can't wrestle
Updated 01-16-2012 at 02:39 PM by Wombat Attack
A follow up to my original Top 20 wrestlers who should be in the Hall of Fame I posted a few days ago, I present here the second top 20 (#s 40-21). Special considerations were made to The Rock N' Roll Express, Killer Khan, Psycho Sid, Sean Waltman, John Tolos & John Barend. There is a long storied history in pro-wrestling and the WWE with many more names to consider. If I made a list including
Updated 01-13-2012 at 11:04 AM by Wombat Attack
The WWE likes to make the Hall of Fame and it's induction night a large part of the Wrestlemania festivities. While I don't begrudge them this, in actuality I like the whole concept, the fact remains that the WWE Hall of Fame has a long way to go to be considered legitimate - which is something I'd like to see them strive to be. With this in mind I present here the 20 biggest names the WWE must
Updated 01-12-2012 at 07:59 AM by Wombat Attack
What makes wrestling so entertaining? Well, for me, it's how it can make me laugh. It's becoming rarer and rarer these days - but when wrestling is funny it's about the hardest I'll laugh at anything. What makes a match funny? It could be any number of things. Sometimes a match is meant to be funny, sometimes it's not. Perhaps the managers or commentators will add something. Ideally it's a mixture
Updated 01-11-2012 at 09:48 AM by Wombat Attack
Before getting to the top 5, he is a quick rundown of #'s 20-6. Check out the past editions of this blog series to read the commentary on each wrestler.
20. Jesse "The Body" Ventura
19. Terry Funk
18. King Kong Bundy
17. Superfly Jimmy Snuka
16. Magnificent Don Muraco
15. Ravishing Rick Rude
14. Scott Hall
13. Kerry Von Erich
Updated 12-15-2011 at 01:53 PM by Frank
For #'s 20-16 & #15-11 check out my earlier posts.
10. Greg "The Hammer" Valentine
Closest he ever came: Madison Square Garden, Oct. '81
What can be said about the "The Hammer"? He is a wrestling legend with a storied career that can be matched by few others on this list. Valentine had two runs in the WWF, and his second run is far more
For the previous entry in this series, wrestlers 20-16, check out my member profile links.
15. Ravishing Rick Rude
Closest he ever came: SummerSlam, August '90
Unlike many other of the names on this list, in relation to the waxing and waning of Hogan's runs with the belt, Rude's timing couldn't have been better. After making his debut with the company shortly after
Updated 12-04-2011 at 03:01 PM by Wombat Attack
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