Don't call it a comeback. Hello and welcome to the first edition of Wrestling in the Clinton years in quite some time. If I can be slightly personal for a moment, my break from this was due to a severe bout of depression that nearly claimed more than just my blogging hobby so in an … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Big Wang Vader.
By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) WCW Monday Nitro, January 22nd 1996 Hello dear reader & welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton Years, looking at how WCW spent its Monday nights in 1996. From Las Vegas Nevada and Caesar’s Palace (well, there’s a Caesar’s Palace logo in the arena, I’ve noticed that WCW wasn’t very big … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Lex Luger’s money shot is not what you think it is.
By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Hello and welcome to another instalment of Wrestling in the Clinton Years, a series that isn't 19 years too late, it's just been biding its time until the Internet was suitably prepared for its magnificence. The place is WCW, the year is 1996 and I suppose it's about time to look … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: The warm glow of Lex Luger’s friendship.
By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Following on from my last article on Bray Wyatt vs Undertaker and the feeling I get of coming to terms with my own ageing underpinning the feud I'm also seeing a similar theme about getting older and themes of regret at many points throughout all of the stories going into Wrestlemania 31 … Continue reading A Country for Old Men: The Psychology of Wrestlemania 31.
by Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Monday Night Raw February 21st 1994. Welcome back dear reader to the new generation, Wrestlemania 10 is just 4 weeks away and after the last disappointing episode I'm hoping for something a little less "undercooked" from my Raw viewing. Thankfully, I think I may be in luck here. We're first … Continue reading WiTCY: So Crotch Punching is Okay Now?
By Anthony Johns (@hailmegatron) For 30 years, Wrestlemania has been the immortal showcase in wrestling. It has made stars, broken hearts, and created history. However, for 29 years we have seen the usual in Wrestlemania. We have seen the Old Guard, the old noise, take center stage at Wrestlemania. The streak stays alive. Newer stars … Continue reading The New Guard
State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank Money In The Bank has been a historic match. It has made careers and made superstars. Wrestlemania was the platform of this monumental match up. However, in this week’s edition of State Your Case, Wrestlemania XXVI would hold its last ever Money … Continue reading State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank (Week 6)
State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank It’s Week 5 of State Your Case and I just want to say that I have had a blast writing these and rewatching these matches and living through the history with everyone. 2009’s Money In The Bank match would create some interesting … Continue reading State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank (Week 5)
State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank In 2005, Chris Jericho made history by “creating” the first ever Money In The Bank match. With Eric Bischoff’s help, the match was set for Wrestlemania 21. Six superstars would take place in a ladder match with one thing hanging above their … Continue reading State Your Case: Creating Your Legacy By Cashing In Money In The Bank (Week 1)
If you are wrestling fan then the past weekend was a very exciting time for you with WrestleMania 29. It may have also been a very frustrating time with the big event not meeting the expectations of many. WrestleMania wasn’t the only show taking place the past weekend and with those shows came more excitement … Continue reading WrestleMania Weekend and Technology