Why I Love Wrestling: Brian Cage

He’s the guy carrying two other guys… He’s really strong.

Mr. GMSI (get my shit in), the F’n Machine, (and my personal favorite) the Swoleverine, Brian Cage is an absolute monster. Cage, born Brian Button in 1984, has star written all over him. He’s as strong as anyone working today, and damn near as agile. He is able to do things in the ring that a man of his size simply should not be able to do. Every time I see him wrestle, I am amazed at what he is able to do. Take a look at his moveset and tell me you’re not impressed.

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Why I Love Wrestling: Chris Hero

Everyone needs a Hero!

The once, and possibly future, Kassius Ohno (come on WWE, get over the body thing), Chris Hero is one of the biggest stars on the indy scene and has been for at least a decade. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Hero debuted in 1998 after graduating from high school. He was okay at first but really started to come into his own after moving to Florida to train under Dory Funk Jr. In what would become a theme throughout his career, Hero would undergo further training as he traveled the country adding Japanese and Lucha to his repertoire.

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Why I Love Wrestling: Kyle O’Reilly

Let’s just get this out of the way, Kyle O’Reilly is a future superstar.

There is no doubt in my mind that one day Kyle will have a nation of fans tuning in every Monday night to watch him perform, IF that is what he wants. The sky is the limit with his kind of talent. He reminds me an awful lot of Daniel Bryan and that is not a comparison I make lightly. He is cut from the same cloth, an incredibly hard worker who is better than most in the ring. He has a good look in regards to WWE as well. He has future champion written all over him. The very thought of him joining NXT, and the matches he would have, and subsequently WWE, and the big time PPV matches he could have is as tantalizing as could be.

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Why I Love Wrestling: Ricochet

Maybe the most athletic wrestler to ever compete

Born Trevor Mann, the man known as Ricochet (or Prince Puma if you are watching Lucha Underground) is one of the most exciting wrestlers in the world today. The things he is able to do in the ring, the moves he can pull off at will, are nothing short of incredible. I have been watching professional wrestling for the better part of thirty years now and I have never seen anyone quite like Ricochet.

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