NXT Live 9/18/2016: Thoughts from Ringside

Posted by Nathan Neumann Hello from ringside to both the @EyesOnTheRing and @4CRadio universes I am Nathan here to present something a bit different this week. It’s been a while since I’ve written anything for either site because I’ve been so busy with everything and haven’t been able to provide any ROH reviews so I … More NXT Live 9/18/2016: Thoughts from Ringside

WWE Main Event/WWE Superstars Review (9/14/-9/16/2016)

posted by Billy Carpenter   Breezango is here to kick off the show as David Otunga & Tom Phillips banter about the pirate shirts Breeze and ‘Dango are sporting. I still have some high hopes for this tandem; they’re so over the top, I love it. Breeze gives us the origin story on the sweet … More WWE Main Event/WWE Superstars Review (9/14/-9/16/2016)

WWE Backlash Review

SmackDown Live makes a statement in their first PPV post brand-split. Posted by Billy Carpenter     Two months after WWE’s second attempt at a brand split comes Backlash, the first brand specific PPV in this new era. The SmackDown Live crew was tasked with creating a memorable show, which honestly, had very little buzz … More WWE Backlash Review

US/UK Indie Wrestling Event Calendar (9/7-9/18/2016)

posted by Billy Carpenter   As always, thanks to Nate Stein for sending this along!   Wed, Sep 7 – Ohio Valley Wrestling – 4400 Shepherdsville RD, Louisville, KY – 7 pm – ovwrestling.com Wed, Sep 7 – Rockstar Pro – Rockstar Arena, 1106 E 3rd ST, Dayton, OH – rockstarprowrestling.com Thu, Sep 8 – … More US/UK Indie Wrestling Event Calendar (9/7-9/18/2016)

Ring of Honor TV Review (8/27/2016)

Posted by Nathan Neumann Hello everyone and welcome to another ROH TV review from Nathan for both http://www.EyesOnTheRing.com and http://www.4CROnline.com it’s time for your weekly dose of honor as Death Before Dishonor is officially in the books and we have a new world champion in Adam Cole (bay bay).   https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fringofhonor%2Fvideos%2F10154331707946328%2F&width=500&show_text=false&height=345&appId The show featured Matt … More Ring of Honor TV Review (8/27/2016)

US/UK Independent Wrestling Event Calendar (8/11-8/21/2016)

Thu, Aug 11 – American Combat Wrestling – Tropical Island Breeze, Gulf View Square Mall, 9409 US Highway 19, New Port Richey, FL – 8 pm – facebook.com/acwpasco Thu, Aug 11 – WWA4 – WWA4 Wrestling School, 4375 Commerce DR, Atlanta, GA – 8 pm – wwa4.com Thu, Aug 11 – American Wrestling Federation – … More US/UK Independent Wrestling Event Calendar (8/11-8/21/2016)

Woeful(?) Wrestling Figures : Choking You Out Hazard.

Bum-bum, bum-bum, bum-bum, bum-bum, beep, beep, beep, beep, beeeeeeeeep. IT’S TAZ! Yes indeed ladies and gentlemen this time your humble purveyor of plastic grappling takes a turn for the extreme this week with a look at a very early figure of the “human suplex machine”, plucked straight from the original ECW toy line. Now let … More Woeful(?) Wrestling Figures : Choking You Out Hazard.

Woeful Wrestling Figures: Total Nonstop Action….Figures.

Back in 2008, a local discount store took delivery of some clearance stock of TNA action figures, the ones made by ToyBiz before Jakks Pacific nabbed the TNA toy rights and of course I bought one of each figure they had. So while I wait for the postman to deliver my suspect packages, I thought … More Woeful Wrestling Figures: Total Nonstop Action….Figures.

Arcade Imperfect: the curious case of Marvel Vs Capcom EX.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Not everything is certain in videogames but there is one universal truth that cannot be denied: the Playstation 1 had real trouble with 2D fighting games. History shows that the little grey box of tricks could do amazing 3D graphics and effects with ease but when it came to sprites, it … More Arcade Imperfect: the curious case of Marvel Vs Capcom EX.

WWF: Woeful Wrestling Figures 3: The Chode Warriors

My toy story continues! Those nice folks at Poundland have gotten their mitts on another clutch of plastic wrestling figures of questionable origin. In the next part I’ll have something different in a troupe of miniature figures complete with enough weapons and accessories to make New Jack jealous but before that the heavyweights are back … More WWF: Woeful Wrestling Figures 3: The Chode Warriors

Tales from Hill Valley: Win One for the Kipper

by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy)   Entering 1992, World Championship Wrestling found itself in a most tumultuous state. 1991 proved to be an absolutely disastrous year, as they managed to somehow trump their failures of 1990 both financially and creatively. With Dusty Rhodes back as booker after Ole Anderson’s failed stint and with Jim Herd horribly … More Tales from Hill Valley: Win One for the Kipper

Woeful Wrestling Figures: Mirror, Signal, WHAT A MANEUVER!

“They see me rolling, they’re hating…” Yes indeedy doo it’s once again time to plunge elbow deep into the toy box of the past and emerge with a worrying rash and clutching a wonderful slab of pure polymer perfection, a WCW Road Raging Goldberg figure and his beefed up, tricked out personal pick up truck. … More Woeful Wrestling Figures: Mirror, Signal, WHAT A MANEUVER!