Posts Tagged ‘Samoa Joe’

The Fallen Angel Ascends To The Top

Posted: March 13, 2017 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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The internet has made it extremely easy to learn about new wrestlers and find their work. If you’ve been reading the site lately, you’ll notice my love for wrestling magazines. Dating back to the late 90s to the early 2000s, I relied on magazines to learn about new wrestlers. One of the first wrestlers I remember learning about through the magazines was none other than the “Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels. (more…)

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Independent wrestling can either be really great or really awful. Regardless, the independent wrestling scene has been vital in producing stars for the biggest wrestling company ever, the WWE. Of course, in 2017 the WWE is trying to be the only show to exist and that could lead to a major problem down the road. Think of a major name in the WWE, and it’s likely that at one point or another, they were a big part of the independent wrestling scene and not a WWE created machine.

The following match that I decided to highlight in this series sheds some light on that. Bryan Danielson, better known to WWE fans as Daniel Bryan, Samoa Joe and AJ Styles all came up through the independent scene. As you might recall, Daniel Bryan was the hottest act the WWE had in 2014 before a neck injury/concussion cut his career short. Samoa Joe had a successful run in TNA and is now rumored to finally debut on WWE television and, well, AJ Styles runs the damn show on Smackdown after an incredible career that spanned a decade plus in TNA, ROH and NJPW before arriving in the WWE. (more…)

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With one year under their belt and the growing pains out of the way, Squared Circle Wrestling embarked on their second year of existence. Their first year saw them run seven shows from April to December. In 2007, they would double their shows by holding fourteen shows over the year. They didn’t even wait to make a splash in 2007. Here is how 2CW’s second year unfolded. (more…)

Ring of Honor

Ring of Honor

The first year of Ring of Honor. (more…)

TNA Impact on SPIKE!

TNA Impact on SPIKE!

Jeff Hardy takes on Mr. Anderson. (more…)

TNA Impact on SPIKE!

TNA Impact on SPIKE!

TNA World Champion Bully Ray reveals how he carried out his master plan. (more…)

TNA Impact on SPIKE!

TNA Impact on SPIKE!

The fallout from Lockdown. Aces & Eights are taking over. (more…)