Interview: Diana Hart Smith on the British Bulldog’s legacy and WWE Hall of Fame induction

The British Bulldog

For UK wrestling fans, there will never be another grappler quite like ‘The British Bulldog’ Davey Boy Smith. Throughout his storied career, Smith wowed audiences through his unique combination of brute strength, surprising agility and sheer likability. #169756447 / gettyimages.com Smith had runs in Japan, Stampede Wrestling and WCW, but it was in WWE that he…Read the full article…

WWE DVD Review: Triple H – Thy Kingdom Come

WWE & E! Entertainment's "SuperStars For Hope" Event At The Beverly Hills Hotel

This month has seen the release by WWE Home Video of Triple H – Thy Kingdom Come, the definitive three-disc boxset chronicling Triple H’s wrestling career. It’s not the first time, of course, that the promotion has attempted to cover ‘The Game’s journey in such a way – but it is the first time that they’ve done it…Read the full article…

Five reasons why Goldberg was so successful in WCW but not in WWE

WCW Wrestlers At New York Convention

Bill Goldberg. It’s a name that evokes many emotions from wrestling fans around the world, even though it’s now close to a decade since the competitor was last seen inside a WWE ring. Goldberg’s short but powerful career was that rarest of success stories, that of a grappler who came from virtual obscurity, conquered the wrestling…Read the full article…

WWE DVD Review: Payback 2013

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It’s fitting that World Wrestling Entertainment would choose the name Payback for its latest pay-per-view event. It’s a title reminiscent of a nonsensical straight-to-DVD action flick; the kind of cinematic offering, in fact, that WWE Studios have been churning out for the past five years. #1856789 / gettyimages.com Yet, despite the combination of the show’s awful name…Read the full article…

Rule Britannia: Why Magnus is destined to be TNA’s next big star

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It’s a very rare occurrence when a British wrestler achieves success in an American promotion – but it’s truly surprisingly when one manages to do so at the young age of 26. With a World heavyweight title reign seemingly on the cards for Nick ‘Magnus’ Aldis, one-time star of Sky One’s Gladiators and now one of the…Read the full article…

Carrie Dunn’s ‘Spandex’ peers behind the British wrestling curtain

It’s really quite fitting that Carrie Dunn’s new book, an exploration of the business of British professional wrestling, is called Spandex. Much more than just a catchy title, the name is actually emblematic of mainstream perception of wrestling as a whole. No matter how much the industry has evolved over the past three decades into the…Read the full article…

Reviewed: Hart Strings by Julie Hart

WWE Smackdown Live Tour in Durban

Few professional wrestlers’ careers have been as highly-documented as that of Bret Hart. Not only did the seven-time World heavyweight champion bare all in his highly-acclaimed autobiography My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling back in 2007, but the WWE Hall of Famer’s career has also been celebrated in a number of DVD boxsets over the…Read the full article…

WWE DVD Review: WrestleMania 29

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For lifelong fans of WWE, it’s impossible not to get excited about the prospect of WrestleMania when it comes around each year. No matter what match-ups are on offer, you can nearly always rely on the world’s biggest wrestling brand to pull something truly special out of the bag and rise to the occasion – but that…Read the full article…