Wrestling's Sinking Ship

Wrestling's Sinking Ship

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In 2001, the professional wrestling scene in the western world changed almost overnight. From three major promotions at the start of the year, just one remained by the start of April, ending more than a decade of competition. But success breeds complacency, and the five years since World Wrestling Entertainment stood triumphant over its rivals has seen unprecedented shifts in wrestling. Charting the highs and lows of the business in that time, Wrestling's Sinking Ship offers a unique look at the fall and rise of sports entertainment's most controversial characters. From necrophilia to exploitation, nostalgia to racism... oh, and don't forget that fake gay wedding!Chavo Guerreroa#39;s cruiserweight feud with Rey Mysterio continued as he lost to Reya#39;s sunset flip bomb, in one of Chavoa#39;s ... Japanese newcomer Kenzo Suzuki made his WWE pay-per-view debut in a match that was set up just three days before the ... JBL had a rematch with Eddie Guerrero, although it wasna#39;t a straight up wrestling match: instead, they pulled out a gimmick that had been gathering dust.

Title:Wrestling's Sinking Ship
Author:Ian Hamilton
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2006


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