Perhaps no one ever did a better job of conveying believability and realism in pro wrestling than Johnny Valentine.
At the age of 44, South Carolina native Shelton Benjamin finds himself a seasoned veteran in pro wrestling, yet one who can still go on the mat and help elevate the next generation of stars.
Where are they now?
Vince McMahon vs. Hulk Hogan at Wrestlemania would be a great nostalgia act, and even more of a novelty match than it was nearly 17 years ago when the two last clashed in the ring.
Mooneyham column: Much like last year’s 'Hell in a Cell' headliner between Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman that ended without a winner, last Sunday night’s highly anticipated HIAC showdown between Seth Rollins and “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt ended in similar fashion.
Though he worked for a variety of regional promotions early in his career, Ray “Hercules Hernandez” (or, later, simply “Hercules”) Fernandez found considerable wrestling fame via his six-plus …
Jaleel White, the 42-year-old actor best known for his role as Steve Urkel in the popular 1990’s series “Family Matters,” will have a recurring role in “The Big Show Show,” a Netflix family co…
The Rock 'n' Roll Express are the “new” NWA world tag-team champions. Ricky Morton, 63, and Robert Gibson, 61, won the world tag-team belts for the ninth time last week.
In addition to achieving success and winning titles in nearly every major promotion in the world during an illustrious wrestling career, Chris Jericho has gained notoriety as the longtime frontman for heavy metal band Fozzy as well as making a name as an actor, author, podcaster, game-show host and even as a dancer.
Flair made famous the catchphrase, “To be the man, you gotta beat the man,” in the 1980s. Now he says that WWE is making money off what he feels is his intellectual property, and he wants to be paid for it.
Debuting with WWE in fall 1992, Yokozuna exploded on the scene with the brute force of a Banzai Drop, marking the beginning of an abbreviated yet sensational career. Hailing from the same wres…
Johnny Walker, better known as mat great Mr. Wrestling No. 2, worked as a 191-pound sumo wrestler before breaking into the pro wrestling ranks in 1965. Going up against true heavyweights as bi…
During Mike Mooneyham's half-century around the pro wrestling business, he has crossed paths with some of the greatest athletes and performers in the industry, including Burrhead Jones.
As volatile as his nickname suggests, Manny “Raging Bull” Fernandez became a well-known performer in the mid-1980s. The Post and Courier’s Mike Mooneyham phrased it best in a 2013 article in w…
Pro wrestling has always been fertile ground for trash talking and piercing promos. Many of the greats are identified with famous catchphrases and promos.