Anyone who has watched wrestling over the years knows all about the managers that stand in the corner of their favorite wrestlers. From the late great Miss Elizabeth to the "Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart, but what about a wrestler's faithful sidekick? You know, the people that are really just there for moral support or to entertain the crowd with their ridiculous antics. Some sidekicks were real people while more than a few were animals, socks and even figments of a wrestler's imagination. Today, we pay tribute to the top ten wrestling sidekicks of all time.
The wrestling entrance has come a long way. It went from the typical into an absolute spectacle complete with fireworks, Titantron montages and dazzling light shows. Wrestling entrances have become so popular that other sports, especially MMA, mimic their style.
Apparently kids need more "variety" today. That is one of the reasons why Fred Flintstone has been replaced by a professional wrestler on the Fruity Pebbles box. Although it is a "limited" run (only four million boxes), apparently John Cena is just the first of many people who will be gracing the brightly colored cereal's box.
Professional wrestlers may seem like tough guys, but underneath their shiny spandex outfits and long, flowing hair (clearly a sign of ultimate masculinity), they have hearts of gold. Daniel Bryan, for example, recently met with a seven-year-old boy who has had brain cancer for almost four years, and says he's Bryan's biggest fan. It's okay if you need to go grab some Kleenex before you look at the
Joel Northrup is a sophomore at Linn-Mar High in Iowa. He is also considered one of the best wrestlers in his weight class and was a favorite to win in the state wrestling tournament he was to compete in yesterday.
Then he showed up, officially reported, and withdrew from the first match he was to compete in. His scheduled opponent? Cassy Herkelman, one of two girls who qualified to compete in the