Before The Client List: “Classy” Freddie Blassie

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Before The Client List is an extension of our ongoing series, “Before They Were Famous“, which looks at wrestlers before they became internationally famous. In this series, we will look at some of pro wrestling’s greatest and most well-known managers and/or valets, but explore their prior career as an in-ring professional wrestler. For the first […] READ MORE




The Pioneers: Sharpe Brothers Were the First Gaijin Stars in Japan

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The Pioneers is an on-going series looking at some of the earliest pioneers of professional wrestling as we know it, from the wrestlers to promoters to trainers who helped shape professional wrestling around the world. This article looks at two Canadian brothers, Mike and Ben Sharpe, who not only defined tag team wrestling in the […] READ MORE


The Pioneers: The First Masked Wrestlers

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The Pioneers is an on-going series looking at some of the earliest pioneers of professional wrestling as we know it, from the wrestlers to promoters to trainers who helped shape professional wrestling around the world. This article looks at several wrestlers from around the world, who pioneered the use of a mask in their professional […] READ MORE


Miss Madness to Mighty Molly: The HOF Career of Molly Holly

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On Wednesday’s edition of WWE The Bump, Hurricane Helms broke the news to the show’s special guest, Molly Holly, that she was the first inductee for the 2021 WWE Hall of Fame class. A fitting induction for the Attitude Era star, who competed from 1997 until retiring in 2005, who has become of that era’s most […] READ MORE


The Pioneers: Inokari – Sadako Ikari, The First Joshi

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The Pioneers is an on-going series looking at some of the earliest pioneers of professional wrestling as we know it, from the wrestlers to promoters to trainers who helped shape professional wrestling around the world. This article looks at an unintentional trailblazer in Japan’s Sadako Igari. What started as a career in vaudeville comedy launched […] READ MORE



The Career Renaissance Of 2 Cold Scorpio

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Pro wrestling has long seen its share of comeback stories. Pro wrestlers who fell off the path of good health, or faded away after bad bookings, only to return to the spotlight years later with the adoration of a generation who grew up with them and reinvigorated by the opportunities with the day’s top stars. […] READ MORE


Christian’s TNA Debut: A Look Back

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Christian made his return to WWE at the Royal Rumble, a moment that left fans surprised after his career was cut short due to a history of concussions. As exciting as his WWE return was, they are not the only major company Christian has worked for. From 2005 to 2008, Christian was a mainstay in […] READ MORE