Posted On July 5, 2014By George CushnieIn Columns

FATP: Chris Jericho’s WWE Return

Phew. This is gonna be tough. I have something to admit to all of you about Chris Jericho’s WWE return. My name’s George, I’m 31 years old and for most of the last 15 years, I’ve been…a Jerichoholic. It’s an addiction, and a serious one at that. I hope that you’ll all support me as I try to recover from my latest relapse. All joking aside, I’m a self-confessed Jerichoholic. Have been since the moment he debuted on Raw in 1999, interrupted The Rock and turned Raw is War intoRead More

Posted On January 26, 2014By Andrew DavisIn Columns

Today In Wrestling History – January 26th

Trivia 1987 – At a WWF taping in Tampa, Florida 3 editions of Piper’s Pit were taped. In the 1st, Andre The Giant turned heel, revealing Bobby Heenan to be his new manager, & challenged Hulk Hogan to a title match, tearing off Hogan’s shirt and crucifix. In the 2nd edition, Hogan accepted Andre’s challenge, setting up the main event to Wrestlemania III. In the 3rd edition, Roddy Piper revealed that he would retire following his match with Adrian Adonis at Wrestlemania III 2004 – During an edition of RawRead More

Posted On January 25, 2014By Andrew DavisIn Columns

Today In Wrestling History – January 25th

Trivia 1999 – The Monday Night War continues:  WWF Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 5.5 to 5.0 in the ratings 2009 – Mickey Rourke was interviewed about the support of the professional wrestling industry when it comes to “The Wrestler”.  Rourke said the wrestling industry has been very supportive, specifically naming Ric Flair & Roddy Piper.  Rourke then said “It looks like I’m going to Houston for Wrestlemania.  Y2J better look out, I’m going to kick his a-s-s”. Rourke had come to terms to make an appearance but let theRead More
We’re about to take a look at one of the most documented talents in the history of professional wrestling. He’s written four biographies, he’s been the subject of a Biography Channel documentary, and there’s been numerous video and DVD releases documenting his career. Now we’re going to take a look at the most recent addition to this collection, a three disc set that takes us into the world of the hardcore legend himself as we take a look at For All Mankind: The Life & Career of Mick Foley. AsRead More
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Posted On May 26, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Let A Man Get Over…

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. It was a good week for wrestling, what with Extreme Rules etc and there’s a lot that I could talk about, but for me there was only one thing that really stuck out: Curtis Axel.Read More
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Posted On May 19, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Dare To Be A Heel

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. Here we go with another week and there is a topic that I have to talk about. It’s been surrounded by a lot of controversy, and has already given the internet bods a lot toRead More
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Posted On April 28, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Antonio Cesaro

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. What’s good, people? I’ve just got a short blog this week and for those of you who’ve read my stuff lately, you’ll know that I’m a little disappointed; very disappointed actually in the direction ofRead More
Hosts Jack E. Jones and One Inch Biceps welcomed former ECW World Tag Team Champion and current member of Extreme Rising Perry Saturn to IYH Wrestling Radio. Highlights from the interview are as follows: What were his memories of Paul Heyman in ECW? “Paul E was really great at putting us all together. He would do everything half-assed, last-minute which would make us all nuts but when it was done it was a good show all the time…Paul E would get us fired up. Paul E’s a great motivator, andRead More
In an interview with Peoria Star Journal, Rey Mysterio said that he feels like the main thing left to accomplish in WWE is being inducted into the Hall of Fame, but that does not mean he’s considering retirement. “No, not at all. After this surgery, it kind of set me back almost a year trying to get my knee back in shape and recovered. I have my limitations as far as what I can do in the ring, but I manage to be creative with my style. I think thatRead More
Allentown, PA –BWC Films in-production, debut release is an unauthorized, in-depth documentary about the defunct pro wrestling organization, Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). This film aims to take an honest, non-bias, and critical look at the history, legacy, and impact of ECW on the professional wrestling industry, as well as tell the stories of men and women who helped build this small mom and pop promotion into a national force. The documentary examines the violence and bloodshed, marketing and fan involvement, as well as the decisions of those in charge, throughRead More
- After it was reported earlier today that Caylee Turner was not listed among WWE’s developmental talent on the relaunched, but her profile remained online, the profile was removed. This would indicate that she has been released from the organization. Turner, the younger sister of Alicia Fox, joined the promotion in June 2010 to begin her professional wrestling career. In February 2011, she was released from her WWE contract in order to participate in the filming of the rebooted Tough Enough series on the USA Network. After finishing inRead More
WWE announced they have come to terms on the release of A.W. (a/k/a Abraham Washington) as of August 10, 2012, weeks after the boisterous personality made a crass remark on a live program. Upon learning of the news, A.W. went on a multi-post Twitter diatribe ripping the sports-entertainment organization. He stated, “AWPromotions is no more ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for your support and hate, it’s been a great run. Now I get to do me which isn’t PG! “@TitusONeilWWE & @DarrenYoungWWE thank you for allowing me to speak onRead More
- Former WWE Diva Maryse has launched her new jewelry line at She’s received positive feedback on Twitter from current and former WWE Divas such as Eve Torres and The Bella Twins. The line currently consists of necklaces, rings and earrings. – CHIKARA’s 2012 King of Trios tournament will feature a Team WWF that consists of Sean Waltman as The 1-2-3 Kid, Tatanka and PJ Walker (Justin Credible) working as Aldo Montoya. The tournament will also feature the team of The Warlord, Meng and The Barbarian plus an ECWRead More
Wrestler’s Rescue, a charitable organization founded by former WWE and ECW star Dawn Marie Psaltis Damatta in 2008 to raise money to support the health care needs of retired professional wrestlers, has once come triggered allegations of fraud and embezzlement. Former WWE Superstar “The Ugandan Giant” Kamala, whose real name is James Harris, released a video message Tuesday condemning Damatta as well as Dan Mirade of Boston-based independent wrestling promotion Millenium Wrestling Federation for raising money on his medical behalf that he has yet to receive. Damatta and her agentRead More

Posted On July 25, 2012By StaffIn News

New Company’s Attempt To Trademark “ECW” Rejected

As previously reported, Mocker LLC attempted to trademark the name ECW for wrestling use. In an update to their attempt, the review panel for the United States government has denied their request due to the fact that it could create confusion with WWE’s trademarks which provide similar services. The refusal letter specifically mentioned ECW One Night Stand, ECW Extremists and ECW Vixens, all of which are owned by WWE. TNA Wrestling was cited as an example how a trademark owner can have a similar place in the marketplace butRead More
- We noted before that a company in New York recently trademarked “ECW” for wrestling use as WWE let their trademark expire on it. Former ECW head Paul Heyman was asked about the news. “Yes. Dumbshits who think they can recapture the magic. Some people never learn!” Heyman then posted the following rant: “Letters don’t mean anything. WWE’s #ECW wasn’t ECW. Any1 can buy letters. Big deal. ECW was based on ORIGINAL IDEAS! It’s called “having an imagination.” Obviously, trying to be a duplicate ripoff of the past is notRead More
The official synopsis and box art cover art for the upcoming CM Punk DVD and Blu-ray set, “Best In The World,” has been released. The DVD and Blu-ray is scheduled for an October release, and fans will be able to pre-order a copy in the coming days at by clicking here. “On June 27, 2011, CM Punk forever altered the course of WWE history with a blistering rant, proclaiming, “Day in and day out for almost 6 years I have proven to everybody in the world that I amRead More has revealed the content listing of WWE’s upcoming CM Punk: Best in the World DVD and Blu-ray release. The title is scheduled for release on October 9, 2012. Disc 1 A New Day Spaceboy Backyard Fame Taking to the Road Launching Pad Constantly Learning Dark Cloud Not the Prototype Outcast Champion Having Fun A Challenge Saving Society Frustrated Beyond Belief Hometown High-Pressured Situation The MAN Special Features High School Sports CM Punk – the Name Skull Fracture OVW vs. Albright From Extra to Champion December to Dismember 1st ImpressionsRead More
- Ringside Collectibles released the following video of Zack Ryder at the San Diego Comic Con this weekend: – A LLC in New York named “Mocker” recently registered to trademark “ECW” for wrestling use. Apparently WWE let the trademark slip on it. – Tyson Kidd performing at tonight’s WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view has been a hot topic on Twitter, among fans and other wrestlers. Kidd wrote the following last night: “Next stop-Phoenix and Money In The Bank. Feeling 100%. One of my favorite cities, one of my favoriteRead More