1. Hulk Hogan on Trial in the Court Of TNA: Case for the Prosecution

    To think of a wrestler, is to think of Hulk Hogan. Ripped muscles, loud brashy promos and a fan base that will follow him to the ends of the earth. Wrestling was put on the map by Hogan...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,065 reads 24 comments

  2. Ten Issues in Wrestling Today: Some Random Musings

    I seriously worried about WWE not too long ago. I feared its direction, and with ratings plummeting, I began to wonder whether WCW Mark II could occur. I was once optimistic about TNA...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,379 reads 35 comments

  3. What's in a Song? WWE Music and Its Role in Character Development

    Whether it be in Hollywood Blockbusters or in the cartoon world of wrestling, music and more specifically, theme music has the ability to set a scene...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 1,787 reads 20 comments

  4. WWE Wrestlemania Update: Will the Undertaker Miss This Year's Showcase?

    Speculation coming out of the WWE suggests that the Undertaker may be facing a long period on the sidelines following surgery on his torn rotator cuff...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,458 reads 26 comments

  5. My Life With Pro-Wrestling: One Fan's Journey With The WWE

    Its not something I ever felt comfortable talking about. It was not the done thing. It just was not mainstream. I was an outcast. I had this secret and was unable to tell anyone...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 763 reads 21 comments

  6. WWE and Changing Storylines: Why Undertaker Will Face Kane at Wrestlemania 27

    A few months ago, it seemed highly unlikely that the Undertaker would ever meet his on-screen brother Kane again at Wrestlemania. Even with their latest feud, few imagined that it could stretch all the way to March 2011...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 5,207 reads 31 comments

  7. Does Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Owe the WWE One More Appearance?

    For over a year, the WWE has teased the return of one of the most electric superstars in its history. Whether as guest host or as an active superstar, the reappearance of the Rock would surely mean ratings success...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,185 reads 30 comments

  8. 5 Reasons Brock Lesnar Vs. The Undertaker Must Happen

    Last night's UFC 121 was a shocker, and if you don't want to know the result, stop reading! But for those that did watch, the interview with The Undertaker after Brock's defeat was telling...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 4,349 reads 8 comments

  9. Pro Wrestling in Danger? Is The Rise Of MMA a Reason For Concern?

    Around a decade or so ago, boxing used to have truly special big-time events—usually, though not exclusively, heavyweight encounters that got the world talking. The front row was a who's who of superstars...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 914 reads 19 comments

  10. Richard Blumenthal for Senate: Why Wrestling Needs Linda McMahon To Lose

    There was a time in the late 1980s where Hulk Hogan could have run for President. Worrying thing, in retrospection, is that he could have won. His popularity was huge, he was red, white and blue, he was an American hero...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 1,159 reads 59 comments

  11. 10 WWE Superstars Who Will Never Be World Champion

    It is the ultimate prize in wrestling to be Heavyweight Champion. There are of course two belts at present and while this can take away from the prestige, it remains the goal of every superstar to hold the gold...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,895 reads 101 comments

  12. WWE Bragging Rights Odds: Breaking Down the Team RAW-Team Smackdown Match

    The now-annual Bragging Rights match is a curious affair this year. Indeed its been a curious affair since it was created...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 1,100 reads 13 comments

  13. Overrated Orton: Is WWE Champion Randy Orton Really the Future?

    Wrestling as a concept is relatively simple. Good battles evil, for ultimate supremacy. The former will always win but only after a long and bloody series of engagements...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 7,499 reads 150 comments

  14. Raw Cruiserweight Evan Bourne Not Expected Back Until 2011

    News coming out of Connecticut tonight suggests that Evan Bourne , high flying Cruiserweight is facing surgery on a shoulder injury. Some estimations are that he will be out for as much as four months after undergoing the surgery on Tuesday...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 862 reads 8 comments

  15. Impact Ratings Are In: Bound For Glory Bump For Hogan, Hardy and TNA

    Though the exact breakdown has yet to be produced, TNA was seen by 1,900,000 viewers on Thursday night, the biggest for several months. Given last week's increase to 1.3, rough estimations suggests that TNA will post at 1...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 779 reads 33 comments

  16. Jerry Still the King: A Case in Favour of a Wrestling Legend

    The Internet community is a diverse one. We all have our faces. We all have our heels. And yet I am amazed to read in recent articles and comments that there are people out there that want to see Jerry "The King" Lawler replaced on Raw commentary...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 430 reads 14 comments

  17. WWE Ratings Plummet Once Again: Gone is the Cena-Nexus Bump

    In news that will once again worry WWE chiefs, the ratings for their flagship program, Raw stood at just 2.9. Given last week's strong showing of 3.3, it means a loss of 13 percent over the course of a week...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 2,801 reads 55 comments

  18. Seven Candidates To Replace Todd Grisham on Smackdown Commentary

    Wrestling needs good commentators, all sports do. They provide a service to the viewer by describing and analysing what we see. They give the matches natural flow and the momentum they provide adds an essential quality to each bout...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,532 reads 54 comments

  19. Wrinkles and Wrestling: The Issue of Age in the WWE and TNA

    Many have grown up with sporting dreams. Hitting a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth, throwing a Hail Mary to win the Super Bowl, downing a three-pointer with seconds to go, or ending the Undertaker's Wrestlemania streak...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 2,661 reads 51 comments

  20. WWE and TNA Legend, Kevin Nash, To Retire After Bound For Glory?

    It is being reported via Twitter that Kevin Nash, a.k.a Diesel, is to retire after this weekend's Bound for Glory PPV...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,794 reads 52 comments

  21. Animal Impact: Could Dave "The Animal" Batista Join TNA?

    In 1996, WCW was given a massive push by the invasion angle of Scott Hall and Kevin Nash. The idea that two of the WWE 's finest had switched shows gave immediate credibility to Turner's organization and helped found the Monday Night Wars...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,404 reads 26 comments

  22. What's in a Name: The Importance of a Wrestling Name in the WWE

    "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, "Wildman" Marc Mero, "Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, okay, you get the picture. The name says it all...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 1,254 reads 26 comments

  23. WWE Bounces Back With Cena Nexus Angle: Ratings of 3.3

    After two successive weeks of posting poor ratings, the WWE, off the back of the Hell in a Cell PPV, has recovered to post a 3.3...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 2,875 reads 49 comments

  24. Stone Cold Steve Austin To Wrestle One Final Match?

    It is news that many have longed to hear. Following his somewhat sombre exit and retirement in 2004, Stone Cold has stated in an interview with a British paper, that he won't rule out returning to wrestle one final match...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 6,434 reads 40 comments

  25. WWE Hell in a Cell Results: After Loss To Wade Barrett, Whats Next For John Cena?

    Few predicted that Cena would lose to Sheamus at the end of 2009. Few predicted that Cena would lose to Wade Barrett last night. And yet in both instances, the WWE has thrown the proverbial curve ball...

    Cec Van Galini Written by Cec Van Galini about 4 years ago 3,527 reads 24 comments