(The following article is one I mostly completed last year but haven’t gotten around to posting until now… if there are any discrepancies in the context, that’ll be why. Still, I wanted to publish it here in case anyone finds interest in reading it. One can only hope.) In 2016 we saw what was branded… Continue reading On PED’s in sport.
It’s been 12 years since my favourite WrestleMania (XIX, in 2003), and 10 since I stopped taking any more than a passing interest in what was going on in WWE. The occasions when I have checked in, I found there’s been one constant during most of that time: John Cena as the hero champion, whose… Continue reading Some thoughts on WrestleMania 31.
When Brock Lesnar emphatically squashed Vince McMahon’s golden boy and 15-time world champion John Cena at Summerslam in August, those wrestling fans who had been forced to endure the latter in WWE main events for the past 10 years felt a great surge of joy and, more importantly, hope for the future. Here we saw… Continue reading WWE’s Night of Cena 2014.
There are some people who still denigrate wrestling fans because their ‘sport’, as these people say, is ‘fake’. One has to stop and consider what people mean when they say this. If they mean what we are watching is somehow not happening but is instead an illusion, then we can probably conclude that they would… Continue reading WrestleMania XXX.