Wrestlemania Memories: Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart

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Welcome to WrestleMania Memories, where we look back at the moments in WrestleMania history, good or bad, that have stayed with us for over three decades.  To me, memories are best when they’re the beautiful seeds to a greater joy. That moment not necessarily when your team tastes victory, but rather that moment previous when […] READ MORE



WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2015: Who We Would Like To See

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Since World Wrestling Entertainment decided to put a greater emphasis on their Hall of Fame back in 2004, fans have had a short list of names that need to be a part of it before it felt legitimate to them.  Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, Bruno Sammartino, and “Macho Man” Randy Savage. As the years went […] READ MORE


Fork in the Rhodes: What to Do With Cody and Goldust?

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The tag team scene in WWE has been enjoying a resurgence for the better part of six months to a year. While there are a lot of great teams right now like The Usos, The Shield, and The Wyatt Family just to name a few, no one can deny the impact that The Brotherhood has […] READ MORE


Owen Hart in the Hall of Fame: Might Be Sooner Than Later

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It is that time of year again, as WWE has begun naming their inductees for this year’s Hall of Fame. The first name for 2014 is The Ultimate Warrior, which surprised some, since he hasn’t been on good terms with the company for quite some time. Often times when a very deserving wrestler isn’t being […] READ MORE


Survival of the Fittest

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The rather terrible build for this year’s Survivor Series pay-per-view has had me reflecting on the Survivor Series’ of my youth. I have a great love of elimination matches, and the former, “Thanksgiving night tradition” played a big role in that. Fitting multiple feuds into one match, seeing guys (and on occasion ladies) teaming up […] READ MORE



Great Wrestlers That Should Have Been World Champions

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Let’s start off with The British Bulldog.  What a career and run Davey Boy Smith had, starting off in the WWF in the 80s as one half of the The British Bulldogs with the Dynamite Kid, one of the greatest tag teams in history.  After a brief hiatus, Davey Boy returned in 1991 for a […] READ MORE


Re-Writing the History Book: WWF King of the Ring 95

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If you missed the first re-write on Wrestlemania IX, click here: http://old.lastwordonsports.com/2013/03/19/re-writing-wrestlemania-ix/. Wrestling tournaments are an interesting device.  For independent wrestling bookers it’s usually the easiest way to get good matches by having the same guy wrestle three times on your card (and if he is too timid to ask for more pay, the cheapest).  […] READ MORE