Over the years, many have come and gone in the wrestling industry that have influenced and inspired those watching at home, and even their own peers. But for every Gorgeous George, Superstar Billy Graham, and Stone Cold Steve Austin, there are plenty of unsung heroes that have had a direct impact on many both in and out of sports entertainment. So I’m taking a look at those that have had a huge effect on so many fans and wrestlers alike, yet simply don’t get the recognition they deserve for it. Here are the Top 10 Influential Wrestlers That Don’t Get the Recognition they Deserve.
As Hank Scorpio once said, “it’s the little things that make up life,” and you should never argue against the leader of Globex Corporation. The smallest of details can make the biggest differences, and that’s certainly true when it comes to wrestling. For years, wrestlers have been incorporating their own unique little quirks into everything they do to separate themselves from the rest. An extra ‘little touch’ can be added to anything: a move, an entrance, a hold, even a pinfall. The simplest of additions turn the forgettable into the memorable, but what are the greatest small details in sports entertainment? Well, fear not, I’ve got you covered. Here are the Top 15 Best Little Touches in Wrestling.
The dropkick – a simple move performed by hundreds of wrestlers in various forms over the years. It can be good, it can be not so good (I’m looking at you Cena), but in some cases, it can be spectacular. With all the dozens upon dozens of wrestlers who have performed this move night in, night out in the last few decades, trying to decide who does/did it best is a rather difficult task, but I was willing to put in the effort for all my loyal marks out there (thanks for the support, guys). So here they are, the Top 10 Best Dropkicks in Wrestling.
Who would have thought just 6 months ago that WWE would have it’s own UK division, and an absolutely beautiful United Kingdom championship to go with it. This truly is a treat for fans around the world, not just in the UK, as we all get to witness some incredible talent on a much more regular basis. We’ve already seen the likes of Tyler Bate, Pete Dunne, Mark Andrews, and Wolfgang show off their craft within the WWE realm, but there are still plenty of incredible independent talents around the UK that need a worldwide platform to show off their abilities. With a weekly UK show starting on the WWE Network, there’s no better time than now for WWE to recruit some new stars from these isles, and these are the best of the best. Here are the Top 10 Potential WWE UK Competitors.
Last year, I made a list of ten fantastic women’s matches that I felt needed to be appreciated by more people. But clearly, ten wasn’t enough. Although, times have thankfully changed, there are dozens of fantastic women’s wrestling matches that have happened in the last three decades that were unfortunately overlooked and overshadowed by bikini contests and evening gown matches. It’s time to give just some of those great matches the appreciation they deserve: Here are 10 More Women’s Wrestling Matches You Need to See.
As wrestling fans, we’re designed to crave the unexpected. As smart as we may think we are, and as much as an outcome may seem set in stone, a pinfall can come from out of nowhere, RKO style, and send our jaws hurtling towards the floor. Sometimes surprising victories can be downright wonderful, and sometimes they can be utterly confusing. Here are the Top 10 Most Surprising Victories in WWE History.
We all love a good old wrestling game. Whether it’s the simple yet perfect control scheme of WWF No Mercy, Here Comes the Pain’s story mode, or the 2K games vast range of content, there are plenty of great grappling games to please any video game fan. However, just like every other genre, there are plenty of bad wrestling video games. For every Fire Pro Wrestling or SVR 2006, there’s a WCW Backstage Assault or WWF Steel Cage Challenge. But there’s this weird thing about wrestling video games: no matter how bad they are, there’s always some kind of joy to be had out of them. Whether it’s the ridiculous features they have or simply just laughing at how terrible the whole thing is, bad wrestling games provide plenty of entertainment for true fans. So if you’re looking for a bad game to fall in love with, look no further than these: here are my Top 5 Wrestling Video Games so Bad, they’re Good.
Finishing moves are the best weapons in every wrestler’s arsenals. Unfortunately though, from time to time, a great finisher doesn’t quite get the attention it deserves. But of all the finishers we’ve seen over the years, which move is the most underappreciated? Here are my Top 10 Most Underrated Finishing Moves.
Wrestlemania is the highlight of the wrestling calendar, but unlike other huge sporting events, such as The Super Bowl, it is unique in that once it’s over, the action and excitement doesn’t stop. There is no off-season; in fact, we fans are treated to something almost as exciting the very next night.
The Raw after Wrestlemania has become famous for memorable debuts, returns, retirements, and shocking moments, and I’m going to rank my favourites. Here are my Top 10 Raw After Wrestlemania Moments.