Happy holidays Internet, 'tis the season to make list posts (fa la la la la, etc) and being the hack fraud that I am I've decided to get a piece of clickbait pie and try to put a full stop at the end of my fraught journey through this mad, bad and very weird year … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: 2016 A Toy Odyssey.
There's been far too much competency on this blog recently. So much so that I've had to seriously consider renaming this column to reflect the shocking optimism and positivity that has crept in. So thank the toy deities that once again the awful quality of the subject can match the awful quality of the writing. … Continue reading WOEFUL WRESTLING FIGURES: NEW JACK SWING
I think out of everyone in the New Blood era of WCW, Mike Awesome started the strongest and ended up the weakest. Recognised on tv as the ECW as he beat up Kevin Nash on the infamous "reboot Nitro" and helping Billy Kidman to put the one & only Hulk Hogan through a table a … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: Boresome-Bomb.
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.
Written by Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida). Wrestling figures are great aren't they? From Remco to Hasbro and Jakks Pacific to Mattel, wrestling toys have let the young and young at heart recreate some of Sports Entertainment's greatest moments as well as craft whole new ones completely from the imagination. Hulk Hogan versus AJ Styles? Easy, The … Continue reading WWF: Woeful Wrestling Figures.
The story of two men spurned nearly at the same time by the same company that created an unforgettable series of matches that were influential in laying the groundwork for the Attitude Era. Written under duress by Critical Bill (@williamrenken83) By 1991, "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert and Mick Foley were both at … Continue reading Cactus Jack and Eddie Gilbert Tear Down South Philly: The Hidden Roots of ECW
ECW Hardcore TV 30/08/1994 Welcome everyone to this special 4crwrestling.com edition of Wrestling in the Clinton Years looking at two weeks in the TV life of ECW in 1994. Far away from my usual stomping grounds of the WWF, I find myself in a grungy world of ultraviolence & double-crosses as NWA: Eastern Championship Wrestling … Continue reading (Extreme) Wrestling in the Clinton Years: EECEEDUB! EECEEDUB!
by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy) and Robot Hammer (@robot_hammer) Welcome to another edition of 4CR's column built by social media, the 10 Spot! This particular countdown has been a few weeks in the making but it's finally time to take the 10 Spot TO THE EXTREME! ECW is one of the most fondly remembered promotions … Continue reading 10 Spot: ECW’s Greatest Stars
State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank Welcome back to the second installment of the State Your Case series. Last time we saw the rise of the Rated R Superstar, Edge, as he won the first ever Money In The Bank match at WrestleMania 21. This week, we take … Continue reading State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank (Week 2)
by Billy Carpenter Welcome to the first ever edition of the ’10 Spot’ here on 4crwrestling.com! The idea of this came to me in an effort to maximize 4CR’s social interaction and to make lists, because everyone loves lists! It brings about debate, social interaction and great wrestling discussion, which are some of the … Continue reading The ’10 Spot’ #1–10 Greatest Teams