2008 was a historical year in Professional Wrestling. Chris Jericho and Shawn Michaels contested one of/if not the best pro wrestling feuds of all-time. I continued writing & reporting on the UK scene, my lifelong dream (attending a Wrestlemania – Wrestlemania 24 live) came true and I met my Childhood Hero – Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart.
2008 is the year WWE could have catapulted Paul London to the main event (they didn’t, so I fantasy booked him there). 2008 also had some great matches – I share my thoughts on some of the best, lastly 2008 was a big year in terms of the women’s wrestling evolution we are now living through in 2018 (I explain how we have got here) and as a special bonus I share my thoughts on the beginning of 2009.
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Oliver Newman after being a professional wrestling fan for 14 years decided in May 2004 (immediately after watching ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair & Shawn Michaels tear down the house at The N.E.C. in his hometown of Birmingham, England) to begin writing about Professional Wrestling, which he has been doing ever since.
During Oliver’s 14 + years writing career (so far), he has written and reported on such promotions as World Wrestling Entertainment, TNA/Impact Wrestling, Ring Of Honor, Combat Zone Wrestling, Frontier Wrestling Alliance, All Star Wrestling, Evolve Wrestling, WOS Wrestling, Chikara Pro Wrestling, Fight Club Pro, Dominant Wrestling and many more….
Oliver, took this a step further on the 25th Anniversary of his fandom for Professional Wrestling (25th August 1991) in August 2016 by writing, editing & publishing a book on his travels around the UK Scene (2001-2007) called A Fan’s Perspective: One Man’s Exploration Of British Wrestling.
Oliver, after watching a truly historical and ground-breaking year (2016) in World Wrestling Entertainment, decided to repeat the writing, editing & publishing process in 2017 by releasing the best work of his 14 + year career, (so far) in the form of – A Fan’s Perspective: 2016 – What A Year To Be A Fan Of WWE.
Oliver Newman has been a proud professional wrestling fan for 26+ years and a proud professional wrestling writer for 14+ years. He lives in the West Midlands, England, United Kingdom.
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