Passing Of Superfly Snuka Closes Another Chapter In Portland Wrestling

Memories came rushing to my mind when reading the news on Sunday about the passing of Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, memories that paint two different pictures of a wrestling icon that left his mark on the sport like a flying splash from the top rope. Back in December, Snuka was diagnosed with stomach cancer and was […]


Rich Patterson On Portland Wrestling, Obscure “Playboy” Buddy Rose Video Library

I may have to cancel my subscription to the WWE Network. See, I  use the Network as both a way to keep tabs on the sport (athletic entertainment), pro wrestling as a business model and even learn about good (and bad) “storytelling”. So when I searched  “Portland Wrestling” or “Playboy” Buddy Rose on the WWE […]