1. Matt's Two Cents: Can Managers Still Have a Place in Wrestling?

    There are many aspects of mainstream pro wrestling that have changed over the years. Some of these changes have been for the better. For instance, we rarely see offensive gimmicks given to black wrestlers...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,043 reads 43 comments

  2. Jericho Lashes Out On TNA!

    According to wrestling-radio.com, in an interview, Chris Jericho went on to really rip into TNA. Jericho who is known for being very vocal and honest in interviews didn't hold anything back...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 3,750 reads 108 comments

  3. Spotlighting Our Legends Past: Series One, Volume One

    In case some haven't figured me out just yet. I love pro wrestling history and everything it stands for. For us as fans, it is important that we not only acknowledge the past, but also learn to love and appreciate it...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,101 reads 26 comments

  4. BR's Battle Of The WWE Champs: And the Winner is?

    HBK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For the second year in a row, HBK would prove victorious. Jericho would give it a close run, but just couldn't get the job done...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 856 reads 23 comments

  5. Samoa Joe Suspended: Joe Blows Up After His Bout With Hardy!

    A few weeks ago I mentioned on my TNA recap that I felt they did a bad job ending the Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe match. I guess I wasn't the only one who felt that way. Prowrestling...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 2,316 reads 34 comments

  6. BR Pro Wrestling Power Rankings: Be a Part of BR History!

    A while back I took a lengthy hiatus from BR to pursue personal interests. I have accomplished both my goals and I am happy to be back writing on my web site and BR. One of the things started was a monthly pro wrestling power ranking system...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 637 reads 42 comments

  7. Vince Russo: Is He a Cursed Name in Wrestling?

    Over the years it is safe to say that Vince Russo has taken a lot of heat. Some say he was the final nail in the coffin for WCW. Some also say that he will be the eventual down fall for TNA...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,296 reads 37 comments

  8. Hardcore Justice Line Up Changes, Lance Storm News and More

    We are right around the corner from TNA's PPV Hardcore justice. This will be the third time that the ECW originals will be given a PPV. The only difference between this one and the other two is the first two were with the WWE...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,479 reads 18 comments

  9. BR's Battle Of The WWE Champs: The Finals!

    Before I go on to anything else, I, have to say that this was a very fun contest. We had a lot of tight battles, and I hope that all of you had fun. This is my second year running this contest and it was better than the first time...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,114 reads 131 comments

  10. This Years PWI Top 500 Is Finally Revealed

    For the most part, I don't read PWI anymore. The articles are filled with half kayfabe and I just find it unrealistic in today's day and age. There is one issue I due enjoy every year, and that is its annual top 500 issue...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 226 reads 109 comments

  11. Rivalries: The Life and Bloodline of Pro Wrestling!

    I have been watching pro wrestling for over 20 years now. I know that would make some automatically question my sanity...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,277 reads 51 comments

  12. Pro Wrestling's Worst Title Runs (Part Two)

    In part one of this series I covered a lot of bad title runs. Sadly these are not the worst ones to ever be seen. In part two we are going to see what I feel are the worst ever. You may have some that are not on the list...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 2,379 reads 61 comments

  13. BR's Battle Of The WWE Champs Semifinals!

    We are finally in the home stretch, folks. HBK would take out his long-time friend HHH in the last round. We would also see The People's champ, The Rock, move on to the semifinals...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 543 reads 90 comments

  14. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: This Week's TNA Impact!

    This week’s Impact was an okay episode. I know that they had to spend some time promoting the new Hardcore justice PPV. So I kind of prepared myself before the show even started...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,099 reads 27 comments

  15. The Dawn Marie Scandel Heats Up: Comments From Marie And Aldren!

    Days ago I reported a possible scam by former Diva Dawn Marie. The story first took wind on HitTheRopes.com, and was later reported on by Sun writer Mike Aldren. Well it seems that this story is really starting to heat up...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,070 reads 5 comments

  16. BR's Battle Of The WWE Champs Round 3!

    In the last round most of the battles were close. The only older legend to survive was Andre The Giant. This round he faces Jericho though, will he be able to get past Y2J? Also in this round we have some real interesting match ups HHH vs...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 468 reads 57 comments

  17. Pro Wrestling's 20 Worst Title Runs (Part 1)

    In pro wrestling we have had many historic title runs. Bruno Sammartino held the title for eight years way back in the day. Bob Backlund also had a nice five-year run with the belt...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 2,581 reads 34 comments

  18. BR's Battle of the WWE Champs: Round 2

    In the first round of the tournament we had some real solid action. The legend killer Randy Orton has beat a lot of greats, but he was unable to take down Bruno. Jericho and taker had a classic match but the dead man prevailed in the end...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 656 reads 76 comments

  19. BR'S Battle Of The WWE Champ's Round 1

    In general I only write serious article, but I am in a goofy mood today so I thought I would try to have some fun. I hope that all of you join in and participate. For those of you that don’t I understand...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,037 reads 105 comments

  20. Technical Wrestling: An Art Form Almost Forgotton!

    If I asked you what a bow and arrow was, would you know? How about an Anaconda Vice? Okay, let’s give this another try; does anyone know what a stretch plum is? If the answer is no, I don’t want you to feel stupid...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 893 reads 14 comments

  21. The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: A Look at This Weeks TNA Impact!

    In this week’s episode of Impact we were treated to another week of great action. From the bottom of the card all the way to the top we had some great action in the ring. TNA is putting the WWE on notice right now...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,066 reads 26 comments

  22. Former Diva Dawn Marie Caught In A heartless Charity HealthCare Scandal!

    Pro wrestlers have had to deal with grueling work conditions since its conception. Many wrestlers are left with nagging injuries or worse when all is said and done. There have been many attempts to have a union formed but it has never panned out...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 827 reads 32 comments

  23. A Perfect But Impossible Legacy To Follow

    In the world of pro wrestling following a living legend is always difficult. There have been many that have come and gone simply because their father or mothers last name...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 435 reads 12 comments

  24. Hell Has Just Froze Over: Kane Is The Champ!

    The WWE always claims that anything can happen. Well that saying, it couldn't be any more true after the Money In the Bank PPV. The unthinkable has happened Kane is the world heavyweight champion...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 962 reads 26 comments

  25. Pro Wrestling's Dark Side (Part 3)

    Before I continue on with the final part of this series, I would like to thank all of you on BR for the warm welcome. It has been some time since I have been on here, and truth be told I never thought I would come back...

    Matthew Hester Written by Matthew Hester about almost 5 years ago 1,764 reads 60 comments