SPOTLIGHTS: Coming of Age – What Hogan, Piper, Bryan, Demott and Punk Mean to Independent Wrestling

This site isn’t concerned in determining divides between right versus wrong, nor passing personal or professional judgment on pro wrestling’s highest profile athletes. As stated time and time again: we are not a smark/fan site, rather a forum for appreciation of professional wrestling written for/by its athletes and talents. Still, it’s important to recognize the […]

SPOTLIGHTS: A Moveable Feast – The Wrestling Road Diaries Revisited

Instead of writing a review of the Wrestling Road Diaries, Colt Cabana’s two volume documentary of the independent wrestling scene, here is my interpretation: wrestling is a moveable feast.  Wrestling, like most sports, may be a “young” person’s game, but if you are fortunate enough to have the talent and courage to have taken the […]

WRESTLING 101: The Art of 8 Limbs – Muay Thai’s Strange Marriage to Professional Wrestling

As an intermediate-advanced Muay Thai practitioner, I’ve taken my fair share of bumps over the past 6 years (the world over). I’ve trained in Dutch, traditional Thai, dirty and Mexican boxing, likewise picked up a fair share of great tips from  the MMA gurus among us. I’ve literally sparred hundreds of rounds, met a like […]