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


The Marty Jannetty, Part 1: Superkick Party for One

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Marty Jannetty. Poor, poor Marty Jannetty. Throughout the world of sports-entertainment, no name has been as synonymous with the situation where one member of a tag team goes on to become a Legend in the history of the industry and the other becomes a footnote. The superkick from Shawn Michaels on December 2, 1991, during […] READ MORE


A look back at the New World Order 20 years later

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It has been 20 years since Hulk Hogan famously dropped a leg onto the neck of Macho Man Randy Savage at World Championship Wrestling’s Bash at the Beach on July 7th, 1996. The leg drop answered questions as to what Kevin Nash and Scott Hall were doing there, and who was the third man. This […] 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



Genetically Superior: The Story of the Anderson Family

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(DISCLAIMER: The following is a work of fiction incorporating the kayfabe storylines of the Anderson “family” in pro wrestling’s history. It has been embellished for entertainment purposes.) Professional wrestling is full of legendary families. There are more multi-generational families in the sport today than eve before, with many creating family trees that have created legacies […] READ MORE


The Hot Tag: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Tag Team Wrestling

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Unless your name is Vince McMahon, tag team wrestling is an integral part of professional wrestling. It’s long been claimed that the head of the WWE Empire is no fan of tag team wrestling, but historically it’s been a part of wrestling that has served a purpose beyond the lazy creative of simply pairing two known names together […] READ MORE


Nick Bockwinkel Remembered

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On Saturday, November 14th it was reported that former American Wrestling Association World and Tag Team Champion Nick Bockwinkel had passed away at the age of 80. Everyone here at Last Word On Sports with to send our condolences to his family and friends. Nick Bockwinkel started his professional wrestling career after a knee injury […] 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


Wrestling 2 the MAX Special Edition: A Roddy Piper Tribute

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He’s known by many names, The Hot Scot, the Rowdy one, The greatest heel in wrestling history, The Hot Rod, or you probably know him best as Roddy Piper. Sadly, Roderick George Toombs passed away yesterday at the age of 61, after suffering cardiac arrest in his sleep. We here at Wrestling 2 the MAX […] READ MORE