Top 5 Matches Of 2017 – Q1

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John LaRocca looks at the best matches he’s seen in 2017 so far.

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Greatest Wrestler Ever – Final List

Greatest Wrestler EverSo here it is, my final ballot for what I consider the 100 greatest in-ring wrestlers of all time.

As anyone who’s been reading my blogs on this knows (Intro| Baseline|3 month update|July update|November update) I did a list of 100 roughly 16 months ago and have watched all types of wrestling in that time since, with a view to how it changes the original list. I got exposure to wrestlers I hadn’t seen much of, promotions and eras that I had barely scratched the surface on, and overall, really took a lot from this as a fan.

But as I noted in the second blog, I very quickly realized that I had no chance of covering the volume I initially envisioned. There is just so much amazing old wrestling and SOOOOOOO much amazing current wrestling ongoing. I wish I had more time to sink my teeth into World Of Sport, I wish I could have watched even more Joshi than I did, and I wish I could have re-watched all the great stuff that I loved from the 2000s US indy scene. But hey, I’m not going anywhere anytime soon, plenty of life left for all that, haha!

I won’t do another list like this for many years so that when I do it will be interesting to see how it changes. It was interesting enough seeing how it changed from the baseline list in December 2014. Continue reading

Greatest Wrestler Ever Project – Top 100 Baseline Test

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It’s time to update the Greatest Wrestler Ever project. Continue reading

Introduction – Greatest Wrestler Ever Project

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As a wrestling fan for 23 years I’ve had a lot of periods of “new discovery” which I always find massively exciting and reinvigorating for my fandom. Continue reading