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Dark Side of the Ring: Chris Jericho on Chris Benoit Martha Hart/AEW

Dark Side of the Ring: Chris Jericho on Chris Benoit, Martha Hart/AEW

The two-part opener focused on the lives and tragic deaths of Chris Benoit, Nancy Benoit, and their son, Daniel; wrapping up with a look at the shocking death of Owen Hart at a then-WWF pay-per-view event and the subsequent legal battles between the wrestling organization and the Hart family With producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener[...]

Dark Side of the Ring Video Extra: Owen Hart and His Notorious Ribs

Dark Side of the Ring Video Extra: Owen Hart and His Notorious Ribs

A member of professional wrestling's famed Hart family, Owen fell to his death at then-WWF's pay-per-view event Over the Edge In the guise of the Blue Blazer, Owen was set to be lowered down from the rafters of the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri, for his Intercontinental Championship match against The Godfather Over the[...]

Martha Hart and Chris Jericho Talk Death of Owen Hart WWE Lawsuit

Martha Hart and Chris Jericho Talk Death of Owen Hart, WWE Lawsuit

A member of professional wrestling's famed Hart family, Owen fell to his death at then-WWF's pay-per-view event Over the Edge In the guise of the Blue Blazer, Owen was set to be lowered down from the rafters of the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri, for his Intercontinental Championship match against The Godfather Producers Evan[...]

Dark Side of the Ring Season 2 Finale Examines The Death of Owen Hart

Dark Side of the Ring Season 2 Finale Examines The Death of Owen Hart

Part of the legendary Hart wrestling family that included Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Owen fell to his death at the then-WWF Over the Edge pay-per-view event In the guise of the Blue Blazer, Owen was to be lowered down from the rafters of the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri, for his Intercontinental Championship match[...]

Vice Looking for More Dark Side of the Ring Expand to Other Subjects

Vice Looking for More Dark Side of the Ring, Expand to Other Subjects

Digging deeper into the numbers, episodes of Dark Side of the Ring's first two seasons make up five of the network’s most-watched broadcasts among viewers 18-49 and 25-54 as well as 8 of the top ten P2+ viewers.The second season consists of ten episodes and focused its investigative spotlight on a wide range of subjects, beginning[...]

WWE: Hall of Fame Announcer Howard Finkel Passes Away

WWE: Hall of Fame Announcer Howard Finkel Passes Away

Affectionately known as "The Fink," the long-time ring announcer provided introductions to wrestlers since the days of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) The New Jersey native made his debut for the company in 1977 at New York's Madison Square Garden By 1979, Finkel worked full-time as a ring announcer Finkel became a lifelong employee[...]

Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

The Von Erich family is wrestling royalty, and now their story will be told to a wide audience. The family will be the subject of a new film set up at BBC Films. Sean Dorkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) will helm the project. Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell will produce from House Productions. "I'm very […]


Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer Mean Gene Okerlund

Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund

He found his calling in life when the American Wrestling Association (AWA) hired him as a ring announcer and interviewer in 1970 - filling in for Marty O’Neill occasionally before officially taking over the position by the end of the decade.https://youtu.be/IK3BQYwHiNkOkerlund remained with the AWA until 1984, when he joined the now-expanding World Wrestling Federation[...]


Do You Miss WWEs Attitude Era You Should Watch NJPW [Opinion]

Do You Miss WWE's Attitude Era? You Should Watch NJPW [Opinion]

So they turn to me and ask "What makes NJPW so good these days?" My best argument for those fans is that if you miss the old Attitude Era and the stuff WWF/E was doing at the time, you'll find it in NJPW Here's a quick and handy guide that may make you wish to[...]

Lauren Looks Back: The Showcase of the Immortals WrestleMania 1

Lauren Looks Back: The Showcase of the Immortals, WrestleMania 1

During this cross promo, WWF aired two wrestling shows on MTV -- The Brawl to End It All and a regular match at Madison Square Garden that aired later Building up to the event, Liberaci, Cyndi Lauper, and Muhammed Ali all appeared on WWF shows before the big day.This WrestleMania would be the first event[...]

WWE Hasbro Book is on Kickstarter Now and it Looks Like a Collectors Dream Brother

WWE Hasbro Book is on Kickstarter Now, and it Looks Like a Collector's Dream, Brother

Check out some photos from the book and the projects page down below:[gallery size="large" columns="2" ids="790419,790421"] I grew up with the wonderful world of the WWF Back when everyone was a superstar and became names you'd remember almost 30 years later Most of these heroic superstars were immortalised, forever, in wrestling figure form.We're embarking on the[...]

The Toys That Made Us: 6 Brands That We are Going to Need Episodes on Pronto

The Toys That Made Us: 6 Brands That We are Going to Need Episodes on Pronto

There was even a parody game created by economics professor Ralph Anspach in 1973 called Anti-Monopoly that led to a long and very interesting court battle. WWE/WWF Action FiguresWrestling figures have been around for decades now, from LJN to the mega-popular Hasbro line to the current Mattel line The story of the collecting community behind wrestling[...]


Netflixs GLOW Is The Best New Binge Worthy Series

Netflix's GLOW Is The Best New Binge Worthy Series

Even if you're not a fan of modern WWF style wrestling, you will enjoy Netflix's new series Glow  Based on the events of the real Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling cable series from 1986, the new show chronicles the road to the ring and the personalities of the ladies of the first crop of lady wrestlers.https://youtu.be/AZqDO6cTYVYLead[...]

A Noobs First Wrestling Event: Lauren Goes To WWEs Extreme Rules PPV.

A Noobs First Wrestling Event: Lauren Goes To WWE's Extreme Rules PPV.

It was also the time when WWF and WCW would compete in the Monday night slot Personally I always preferred WWF.Of course I got older and lost interest When I started writing for Bleeding Cool back in January, I noticed a good number of people here are wrestling fans So, for the sake of wanting[...]

Ravishing Rick Rude To Make 2017 WWE Hall Of Fame Class Way Sexier

Ravishing Rick Rude To Make 2017 WWE Hall Of Fame Class Way Sexier

The best wrestler to ever portray a male stripper/gigolo gimmick, Rick Rude wrestled for organizations such as Championship Wrestling From Florida, World Class Championship Wrestling, Jim Crockett Promotions, World Wrestling Federation, and World Championship Wrestling from 1982 until 1994, when a career ending injury allowed him to collect on a Lloyds of London insurance policy for[...]