Tagged: Barry O

Debating the merits of the worst sibling wrestlers in the 1980s

There was a good post on the Camel Clutch Blog about the worst brothers in wrestling’s annals.

“They are the most disappointing wrestling siblings in the history of professional wrestling,” the post states.

Three of families involved in the article have ties to 1980s WWF wrestling, all of which I have my own opinions on: Continue reading

Bundy’s five count, Rude’s gyrations, and other heel traits from the ’80s

Man, I don’t know if it’s just nostalgia blinding me or if things really were different way back when, but it seems like heel mannerisms — the little actions or details that set one wrestler apart from another — are a lost art these days in the WWE.

Sure, Daniel Bryan has his “Yes! Yes! Yes!” chant, and sometimes Dolph Ziggler does a handstand during his matches. But I can remember the trademark mannerisms of so many more bad guys from the 1980s WWF scene. For example:

  • “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff flicking the sweat off his brow onto a vanquished opponent. Continue reading