The names have changed, but obviously, the jobs have not. Welcome to the world of professional wrestling and the role of the jobber – the guy there to do his job, to make the heel or champion look good night after night in arena after arena.
I remember a conversation about a year ago with a maniac wrestling fan who told me Dolph Ziggler would be the next Shawn Michaels, take over the WWE and rule professional wrestling – taking that title from John Cena.
For years, one of the lost art forms of professional wrestling has been the use of the vignette to tell a story, prepare a match and sell a rivalry.
It was what a true wrestling feud should have been. If you ask wrestling historians about the greatest battles, feuds, rivalries in professional wrestling history, most will not talk about many matches and wrestlers before getting to Tommy “Wildfire” Rich and “Mad Dog” Buzz Sawyer.
– Former NWA Champion Tommy Rich turns 57 years old today.
– ROH star Roderick Strong turns 30 years old today.
– There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic this weekend. The UWF show will return on Monday, while the AWA show will return on Tuesday.
– CM Punk’s mention that Brock Lesnar was a former UFC Heavyweight Champion was edited off the RAW replay that...