10 Wrestling Facts We Didn't Know Last Week (Feb 8)

Find out why Lana and Rusev weren't always the picture of happiness and health...

To a fledgling pro wrestling announcer, Corey Graves is an inspiration.

His dedication to improvement is admirable, and his nods towards a past that includes legends like Bobby Heenan, Jim Cornette, Jerry Lawler, Jesse Ventura and more shows that wrestling's rich history is there to be plundered. Make no mistake: Graves is the colour man WWE were crying out for five years ago.

Is everyone fond of the quiff-sporting, dapper style that Corey brings to Raw and SmackDown? In a word, nope. Find out who isn't a Graves fan in this week's article. In particular, find out what specific aspect of his act they have a major problem with. It's...pretty unique, to say the least.

Other topics, stories and facts look at a cast as varied as Lana, Gorilla Monsoon, Randy Savage and The Mean Street Posse. There are tales of coping mechanisms, bullying, self-loathing, celebrity influence, and that's just for starters.

Also, Jake Roberts had a hidden nice side during his prime; he recognised the hard work enhancement talent put in to make him look like a star. You'll learn about that too...


Lifelong wrestling, video game, music and sports obsessive who has been writing about his passions since childhood. Also a pro wrestling commentator and former manager with a love of sparkly jackets.