What did Paul Wight do to earn the ire of the great toy gods? First it was the vibrating lump I got some time ago and now this hilarious totem of terribleness. For some context, during both men's WCW runs, Kevin Nash and the Giant feuded over who was "wrestling's true giant" and in one … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: Break Ya Neck.
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 … Continue reading Woeful(?) Wrestling Figures : Choking You Out Hazard.
posted by Billy Carpenter Diggin' in the crates--a term almost any hip-hop head is familiar with. It's that almost ritualistic practice of heading to a record store, swap meet, thrift store or wherever and literally dig through the crates of records to find those hidden gems and lost classics. So, how does that apply to … Continue reading Diggin’ in the Crates #1
Alright, it's crossover time! As part of New Blood Rising (@NewBloodPod)'s celebration of Nitro's 20th anniversary I thought I'd do what I do somewhat competently and step outside the Wrestling in the Clinton years timeline of 1996 to recap and review the first ever episode of WCW’s Monday night delight and see just how auspicious a … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Nitro Glycerin (#Nitro20)
WCW Monday Nitro, March 18th 1996. Hello and welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton years, the longest running weekly episodic wrestling blog in history (probably). The last days of the war on Hulkamania draw near with Uncensored and the Doomsday Cage match just 6 days away and The Alliance to end Hulkamania has a … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Eternal boredom of Schiavone’s mind.
by Max Zaleski (@WrestleSubtitle) With the launch of the WWE Network, watching the future of the WWE has never been easier. WWE's "NXT" show has garnered a lot of interest from business insiders and fans alike as the bright and willing development contracted wrestlers hone the "WWE style" of wrestling on a 1 … Continue reading Why it’s the Right Time for WWE Developmental to Strike
by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy) WrestleMania 30 could very well be the crowning, shining moment in the career of Daniel Bryan. Since entering WWE back in 2010 as part of the inaugural NXT series, he’s built himself into the most over wrestler on the planet. Hard work, perseverance and a desire to be the man … Continue reading Daniel Bryan: By the Numbers
by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy) ~Titus O'Neil vs Zack Ryder~ Zack gets the crowd behind him before the lock up. He tries and use his quickness to stay a step ahead but gets caught in a pair of back breakers by Titus. Titus takes over with elbows, leg drops and knee lifts. He pounds him down … Continue reading 4CReview: WWE Superstars (3/6/2014)
by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy) After going back & forth and mixing some of the elements together, this edition of 4CReaction will see me finally separate the style of this from the more traditional review-style of 4CReview. For those that are new to this, 4CReaction is a collection of my thoughts as the show is unfolding. … Continue reading 4CReaction: Monday Night RAW (3/10/2014)
by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy) With the end of a historically great 2013 in the world of professional wrestling came a plethora of year-end awards from various news sites, blogs, writers, radio shows & podcasters (I’m a little partial to this one myself). 4CRwrestling.com had plans in place for our own year-end awards but conflicting schedules, … Continue reading 4CRwrestling.com presents: The 2013 Wrestler of the Year Award