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

WWE Superstars Promote WrestleMania XIX

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…

Has WWE gone too far with its use of social media?

Donald Trump & Vince McMahon Make WWE History

The current state of the professional wrestling landscape, as we know it today for both better and for worse, can be directly traced back to the night of Monday 4th  January 1999. On that infamous evening, during the middle of WCW Nitro, commentator Tony Schiavone uttered the immortal words that are now lodged firmly in grappling folklore: “Fans, if…Read the full article…

Bulldog vs Hitman: SummerSlam 1992 clash remains a true classic

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In August 1992, Bret ‘Hitman’ Hart and the late, great ‘British Bulldog’ Davey Boy Smith squared off in the main event of WWF SummerSlam in front of a record crowd of more than 80,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium. These two men – then positioned as mid-carders by the World Wrestling Federation – were given the previously-unheard-of…Read the full article…