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Did Punk and Jericho Steal The Show?

Did Punk and Jericho Steal The Show?

*Excerpts from DieHard Pro Wrestling Blog* CM Punk retained his WWE World Title by defeating Chris Jericho. “I felt this was the match to steal the show. And in my opinion, it did…but barely.” “I don’t think the WWE Universe understood what they were watching… Jericho and Punk took us to an early time in their career… What we saw was a Japanese exhibition and a technical clinic where these opponents stretched each other in ways the human … Read entire article »

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Tag Match Ends With Zack’s Sack

Tag Match Ends With Zack’s Sack

*Excerpts from DieHard Pro Wrestling Blog* Team John Laurinaitis defeated Team Teddy Long to take over control as general manager of the RAW an Smackdown brands. “This was a typical throw-away match… creative decided to compile 12 roster members into one match as a “thank you for your hard work this year”.” “From the start, it was obvious Team Johnny was going over…. Team Johnny was stacked with some of the top talents on the roster, some who … Read entire article »

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Big Show Gets Big Moment, But Put Focus Back on Rhodes

Big Show Gets Big Moment, But Put Focus Back on Rhodes

*Excerpts from DieHard Pro Wrestling Blog* The Big Show finally got his Wrestlemania moment when he defeated champion Cody Rhodes to win the Intercontinental title. “…it was one of my favorite original concepts of the year… simplicity at its best! Another prime example of less is in fact more!” “What made this angle work is that most fans forgot how bad Big Show’s Wrestlemania track record really was. He truly never had a real Wrestlemania moment. Before this … Read entire article »

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Diva’s Match Didn’t Need “Extra” Hype

Diva’s Match Didn’t Need “Extra” Hype

*Excerpts from DieHard Pro Wrestling Blog* Kelly Kelly and host of television’s Hollywood gossip show Extra, Maria Menounos defeated Divas champion Beth Phoenix and Eve Torres. “Not much to talk about here. It’s the token boobs and booty match of any WWE event.” ‘I’m glad that the WWE didn’t go over the top like they usually do when promoting a celebrity wrestling appearance at Mania…. nothing more than a slap to the face of the talent that works … Read entire article »

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The Monster’s Fire Keeps Burning

The Monster’s Fire Keeps Burning

*Excepts from DieHard Pro Wrestling Blog* In a surprise to many for a match with minimal build, Kane defeated Randy Orton. “There was never any real reason for heat between the competitors. It was simply two of the top veteran guys working against each other on the main card.” “Sometimes, drawn out storylines overkill the concept of having an effective match. It compromises the choreography of the match because you have to hit certain spots to make sure … Read entire article »

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Smackdown Title Loses All Value in 18 Seconds

Smackdown Title Loses All Value in 18 Seconds

*Excerpts from DieHard Pro Wrestling Blog: A new world champion was crowned at Wrestlemania, as 2012 Royal Rumble winner Sheamus defeated defending champion Daniel Bryan…in 18 seconds!!! “Now this could technically go down as one of the biggest and most surprising Wrestlemania moments of all-time, but I’d categorize it as one of the most insulting and demeaning.” “..the Raw title is the most prestigious championship in all of pro wrestling and no one really gives a shit about … Read entire article »

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Return of The House Show

Return of The House Show

Epico and Primo are your new WWE tag team champions! …And it happened at a house show! I absolutely LOVE that! There is no need for title changes to be exclusively reserved for televised events. Thenight Hogan beat the Shiek at the Garden, no one knew it was coming. The night Savage beat Sanatana for the IC title in Boston, no one knew it was coming. The nights Bret defeated Flair in Saskatoon, Diesel defeated … Read entire article »

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DieHard Derek Joins The Greg DeMarco Show

When people read DieHard Derek’s comments and opinions on the pro wrestling business – they tend to feel that I come from the perspective where the glass is half empty rather than being half full. Truth of the matter is, that in this business – the glass IS half empty! And so if the brain capacity. I’m not trying to be negative, but I am offering strong constructive criticism. Not because I know better than those there (although I most likely do) but because I’d like to educate the new generation of wrestling fans in the true art form of pro wrestling. When I fell in love with the business many moons ago, there was a magic. There was a formula. There was common fucking sense! What you youngsters see and … Read entire article »

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Tales From The Booker Launches

Tales From The Booker Launches

I get TONS of emails asking about my time n the pro wrestling industry and if I have any interesting stories that I can share. For the most part, I like to keep most of my experiences to myself because I’m not the type to kiss and tell. Don’t take that in the literal sense. I’m not talking about stories of me fucking female wrestlers and ring rats. I mean that in the general sense … Read entire article »

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Blast From The Past: The Rockers Break Up on Barber Shop

Blast From The Past: The Rockers Break Up on Barber Shop

Anybody remember when feuds meant something? Remember when a heel turn was something you’d talk about with your wrestling friends for weeks? Remember the significance of tag team partners? I bet some of you young-lings are like, what’s a tag team? Who ever thought that the bleach blonde party boy Shawn Michaels would become arguably the greatest performer in the history of the business? I knew Shawn was going to be a mega heel and … Read entire article »

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