Sting Profile

Born: March 20, 1959 | Birthplace: Omaha, NebraskaBilled Hometown: Venice Beach, California | Billed Weight: 250 lbsOther Aliases: Flash Born in Nebraska, Steve Borden was raised in Southern California, and played football and basketball in high school, before embarking on a bodybuilding career. Not initially a fan of professional wrestling, he was inspired to enter the business after attending a […]

Roadtrip Music: Symphony No. 9 in Em, “From the New World”, Op. 95, iv. Allegro con fuoco by Antonin Dvorak (WALTER, Imperium, Ringkampf)

For the first time in quite a while I tuned into NXT to see the follow up to the much-heralded match from 2020 between WWE United Kingdom champion WALTER and Ilja Dragunov. Between the way the Capitol Wrestling Center is decked out, the changed commentary team and the wrestlers involved – the presentation was a long way from the NXT […]

Vader Profile

Born: May 14, 1955 (Leon White) | Birthplace: Lynwood, CaliforniaDied: June 18, 2018 (Heart Failure)Billed Hometown: The Rocky Mountains | Billed Weight: 450 lbsOther Aliases: Baby Bull, Bull Power, Big Van Vader, Super Vader, Vader Leon White started his pro wrestling career in 1985 with Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association, after his NFL career (1978-79 with the Los Angeles Rams) […]

Bret Hart Profile

Born: July 2, 1957 (Bret Sergeant Hart) | Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada​Billed Weight: 234 lbs Bret Hart was the eighth child of Stu and Helen Hart in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He became an amateur wrestler in high school and won a number of tournaments, including the 1974 city championship in Calgary.  Bret became collegiate champion at Mount Royal College in 1977, […]