Monthly Archives: July 2015

Spenny vs. Rhino: my appearance at House of Hardcore 9

Spenny vs. Rhino: my appearance at House of Hardcore 9 [caption id="attachment_3299" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Spenny with wrestling legend Rhino. (Photo by Mike Mastrandrea)[/caption] I’ve been to many wrestling shows.  I’ve spent a disproportionate portion of my life watching wrestling on television. I’ve spent endless hours mining Youtube for old school...

Parkour, Yahtzee, pole vaulting, FarmVille, wrestling … Hennigan tells Rollins to bring it

Parkour, Yahtzee, pole vaulting, FarmVille, wrestling ... Hennigan tells Rollins to bring it [caption id="attachment_3276" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] John Hennigan at House of Hardcore 9 in Toronto in July 2015. (Mike Mastrandrea)[/caption] To call John Hennigan a competitor would be a massive understatement. He is, after all, one of the most athletic and physically flawless performers in professional...

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE Battleground 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3283" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Undertaker's Return: In 2015, 30 years since I became a wrestling fan, there isn't a lot that gets me to literally jump off the couch anymore.  Granted, the return was spoiled multiple times...

Calling the Spots: Battleground 2015

Calling the Spots: Battleground 2015 [caption id="attachment_3263" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Image courtesy of WWE.com[/caption] So Battlegrounds looks, well, just ok. Nothing really to write home about. Cena and Owens will likely be the best of the bunch, with Lesnar and Rollins being the most surprising. With Summerslam just around the corner,...

House of Hardcore Exclusive: Interview with John Hennigan

John Hennigan’s career is hotter than ever. The former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar not only still wrestles a nearly full-time schedule, but he also finds time for his growing acting career and to maintain one of the best physiques in the business. Fittingly, over the phone during a workout, Hennigan,...

House of Hardcore Exclusive: Interview with The Addiction – Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian

  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="400"] Photo Credit: Slam Wrestling[/caption] Inside the ring, Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian are partners. As The Addiction, they are as good a tag team as you’ll find in professional wrestling. The duo is the current Ring of Honor tag-team champions and are...

“The Old Boys” Documentary review

"The Old Boys" Documentary review Throughout my independent wrestling career, I've had the privilege and honour of sharing the ring and locker room with a number of wrestling legends.  There aren't a lot of people out there that can say they've shared the same working space as 'The Million Dollar Man' Ted Dibiase, Jake 'The Snake' Roberts, The Honky Tonk...