The Forgotten Joey Styles “Pipe Bomb”

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Whether you loved his commentary methods or not, Joey Styles was one of the most memorable personalities in the original ECW. He broke barriers, becoming the first commentator to call a PPV solo. His style shied away from traditional storytelling in favor of an in-ring focus. But when The Land of Extreme folded in 2001, many […] READ MORE


Smarking the Grades: A Look at SI’s Top 101 Wrestlers

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Okay. Let’s get this right out in the open before we go any further. Wrestling lists of nearly every kind is purely subjective. I get that. Go into any wrestling chat room, from Reddit to Facebook groups like Kult of Kayfabe, and you’ll find yourself in a shitstorm of opinions that will make most casual wrestling […] READ MORE


WWE Cruiserweight Classic: A Primer

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Ever since it was announced in early 2016, fans around the globe have been excited for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic (CWC). Combining the power and machine of the WWE with the showcasing of some of the indie circuits top breakout stars – plus exposing a few unknowns – was almost too good to be true. WWE had […] READ MORE


Most Obscure Wrestlers Who Competed in MMA

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With Brock Lesnar’s return to the octagon at UFC 200 on the horizon, the worlds of mixed martial arts and professional wrestling once again find themselves intertwined. Lesnar, although maybe the most famous, is not the first wrestler to dabble in the world of MMA. In fact, there have been dozens, ranging Ken Shamrock to Bam […] READ MORE


House of Hardcore Celebrates Balls Mahoney's Life

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The House of Hardcore wrestling promotion, run by Tommy Dreamer, took time out to celebrate the life of recently deceased ECW Original, Balls Mahoney. House of Hardcore Celebrates Balls Mahoney’s Life At House of Hardcore 13 in Philadelphia, Dreamer fittingly started the show by taking time out to speak about the life of Balls Mahoney. […] READ MORE


Does Vince McMahon Really Hold The Small Guys From The World Title?

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One of the internet’s biggest claims whenever one of their favourite smaller wrestlers don’t get the push in the WWE is that Vince McMahon hates “small guys”. Vince McMahon loves the bodybuilder types, he loves the giant Big Men. Vince hates the small guys and never sees any money in them. To quote Celine Dion, […] READ MORE



Scotty Riggs talks to Main Event Zone Part I

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The next time you watch WWE Network episodes of WCW Nitro in 1998, keep an eye out for a one eyed man. He tends to hang out with some leather jacket wearing, chin scratching, flannel sporting men in a conspicuous Flock. Before the patch he was also one half of a tag team that epitomized […] READ MORE


Helping The New F’N Show Jerry Lynn

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We live in a very cool time, when crowd sourcing has become a way to get products produced, movies financed, and even reach out and help people.  Such was the case when earlier this week I came across a Facebook link directing me to a Go Fund Me page asking me to help out an […] READ MORE


Lucha Underground: The New ECW

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Hardcore wrestling, at least when it comes to mainstream wrestling, reached its zenith in the late 90s with Extreme Championship Wrestling. The World Wrestling Federation followed suit with the introduction of the Attitude Era which saw a lot of more extreme or violent matches and spots incorporated into their programming. Since that time however, ECW […] READ MORE