1. Ring Rap With Matt: Chris Jericho's Contract, Big ROH Updates, and More!

    Jericho on the clock The word going around is that Chris Jericho’s contract expires in a couple of weeks. He has yet to re-sign, and people are starting to question if he will stay with the company...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,579 reads 14 comments

  2. The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: My Thoughts on Last Night's Impact!

    As a fan of TNA, watching this week’s Impact was very upsetting. I don’t care what anyone says, TNA has some of the best talent in the business today. We don’t get to see this because we have to watch old crusty wrestlers like EV 2...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,461 reads 22 comments

  3. A Twist of Fate: A Look at the Separate Paths of the Hardys

    Over the years, I have seen many exciting tag teams. Without a shadow of a doubt, one of the best teams I saw emerge was the Hardy Boyz. I have watched Jeff and Matt from the time they were puppies in the ring...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 3,260 reads 51 comments

  4. The Real Reason Why RVD Was Stripped of the Title!

    Recently, the TNA title was stripped from RVD due to the attack from Abyss. As we all most likely know, this is just a work. During my recent podcast, me and my co-host, Drew, discussed the real reason RVD was gone...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 3,404 reads 29 comments

  5. The Return Of Creature Vs Creature: Let The Voting Begin!

    When I started up the C vs. C again I wasn’t sure how well it would be responded to. I am happy to say that the response was really solid. We saw some of BR's top writers take the challenge head on...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 788 reads 107 comments

  6. Pro Wrestling: How It Has Survived Over 100 Years

    There is one thing that I have noticed throughout my lifetime as a wrestling fan. I can always count on people putting pro wrestling to its grave. The funny thing is I used to believe in that nonsense...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 2,353 reads 17 comments

  7. News Around the Indies: Flairs Go Lucha, ROH's Big Signing and More

    Young Lions Cup VIII card announced! In what is expected to be a few hot night of wrestling. CHIKARA has officially announced the final card for the Young Lions Cub VIII...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,042 reads 37 comments

  8. TNA Turmoil: Unhappy Talent, and RVD Comments on It!

    Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter The word going around in the TNA locker room is that the TNA talent is a bit divided. It’s being reported that much of the longtime talent is very unhappy with the push of the new guys they brought in...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 3,121 reads 55 comments

  9. TNA's Mystery Biker's Identity? ( Warning Possible Spoilers!)

    Over the last month on TNA, we have seen a mystery woman on a motorcycle in The Beautiful People's storyline. She has played spoiler to both Rayne and Sky during their matches. The question everyone has is the identity of this mystery woman...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 397 reads 17 comments

  10. The "Lion Heart" Chris Jericho: A Underdog Who Clawed His Way to the Top

    Last night I was sitting in front of the TV getting my tail kicked in ST4 ("Damn all you kens to hell!") as I was saying; I was laying the law down in st4. All of a sudden I felt the urge to throw out my 2 cents on my favorite wrestler...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,953 reads 40 comments

  11. The WWE Responds To Chris Nowinski's Claims!

    A couple of days ago, Christopher Nowinski went on TV and publicly bashed the WWE. He said that the WWE rewards that use steroids and many other allegations. Well, the WWE didn't take his words so kindly...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 2,015 reads 19 comments

  12. Mr. Perfect: A Look at the Life and Times of Curt Hennig

    Today I decided I would write about one of my favorite grapplers growing up. This man I feel is someone that you really can’t measure by title reigns...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 2,344 reads 12 comments

  13. News Around the Indies: Cornette on ROH, Bryan Danielson, and More

    I love it here at BR; we have some great inspiring writers that are passionate about pro wrestling. The one thing I have noticed is the lack of coverage on the Indy scene. This is most likely due to the little exposure it has seen on the main scene...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,333 reads 8 comments

  14. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: A Look at Last Nights Impact!

    Well another week has passed my friends. Last week, Impact delivered a great show and had a chance to really capitalize off it. So how did TNA respond? Well I would be kind in giving this weeks show a average review...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 2,074 reads 45 comments

  15. Honky Tonk Man Fires Back at Eric Bischoff's Recent Comments

    Recently, Eric Bischoff posted on his blog a rant towards the WWE. His comments caused a slew of responses. Some are more on the PC side, and others a bit more opinionated...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,436 reads 20 comments

  16. C Vs. C: The Road Warriors Were the Greatest Tag Team in Pro Wrestling!

    Tag team wrestling is much like a marriage. Most marriages end in divorce; this a sad but true fact. People will split up for a variety of reasons. For some the chemistry just fades away...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,279 reads 51 comments

  17. Ring Rap: Linda Defends Herself, Bischoff Blasts WWE, And More

    When the news got around that Lance Cade Died at the age of 29 due to heart failure, it automatically raised red flags in the minds of most fans and writers. His death not only brought sadness but also controversy...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,508 reads 23 comments

  18. The American Wrestling Assocation: A Legacy Tainted with Greed and Anger

    The other day I was talking to my buddy about the history of the American Wrestling Association (AWA). I know my AWA history fairly well, so I wanted to see how his views compared to mine...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 812 reads 16 comments

  19. The Return Of The Creature Vs. Creature: And Here Are Your Players!

    I have to say that the response for a returning C vs. C contest was overwhelming. Truth be told, I didn’t think that many people would be very interested at all in this...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 95 reads 30 comments

  20. The WWE Is Destroying the Future Of Their Own Company

    Last night I was watching RAW like I always do. To my surprise it was a solid edition that answered a lot of my questions. I wondered how they would keep the heat on NEXUS going. They answered by having all them face single elimination style matches...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 2,701 reads 54 comments

  21. Is HBK The Best Ever? Not By a Longshot!

    I have been told by many over the years that I know my pro wrestling. When I started writing a couple of years back, I found that many enjoy my history, and recap reads. The one knock I would seldom get is that I’m not opinionated enough...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 3,195 reads 150 comments

  22. Jim Cornette Puts Eric Bischoff On Blast!

    In case you’re living under a rock, or you’re a complete mark. You most likley know Jim Cornette is of the greatest wrestling minds ever to be involved in the business. He has helped run the ship in the NWA, WWF, WCW, and TNA in the past...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,562 reads 16 comments

  23. Ring Rap With Matt: Dreamer Update, Carlito Talks PG, Lance, and More!

    It seems there has been a ton of news to shoot out of the pipes lately. A lot of it is the same old same old, but I found a couple of interesting tidbits to report...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 1,418 reads 23 comments

  24. The History Of Pro Wrestling In The U.S (part 2)

    A few days ago I started an article on the history of pro wrestling in the United States. As you could imagine it was an article that couldn’t be covered in one article...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 738 reads 10 comments

  25. The Return Of B/R's Creature vs. Creature!

    When I left BR a while back, I did so with a heavy heart. I found that this was one of the coolest places to sit down and chat about my passion, pro wrestling. Upon my return I, couldn’t help notice a few things...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about over 4 years ago 713 reads 64 comments