Monday, June 2, 2014

The Axeman Speaks 6-2-2014

 The photo above is my Grand daughter, Harley, taken a few days ago during my trip to St. Louis.
 Isn't she a doll? I am truly blessed!

The opinions expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Wrestling News Center, the Webmaster, or anyone else connected with this site. They are mine and mine alone.

Greetings, wrestling fans! Two columns on the same day?! I know, I have not updated in a while, so you get two columns in one day.

This column will address a situation that has recently occurred in indy wrestling in this area that I find absolutely absurd.

It will never cease to amaze me when so called "professional" wrestlers do things that are completely unprofessional. It has been said, don't bite the hand that feeds you. Yet time and time again I have seen some young punk so called "wrestler" do just that. One such "wrestler" calls himself Chris Cade.

I first saw Chris Cade at a TFW show a couple of years ago at Skyline. I only announced a few times for TFW after Wayne sold the company, and I believe it was at TFW's last show in Skyline that some of that bunch of idiots beat the holy hell out of Chris Cade. Totally ridiculous. Totally uncalled for. I walked away from the building that night after the show shaking my head in disbelief.

Not long after that Chris Cade showed up in EPW. He quickly became a fan favorite there, and eventually wore the EPW Championship belt for a while. He seemed to be doing well. He seemed happy to be there. He had gotten a push, held the EPW title for a while, and all seemed good.

Somewhere along the way Chris Cade became dissatisfied, apparently, with the way things were going. He apparently decided to leave EPW for another promotion. That's his choice. Well and good. He could have left the right way. He could have left on good terms, especially considering the way he was done wrong by TFW and treated right by EPW. But instead, Chris Cade decided to burn a bridge with EPW when he actually sent a death threat to the booker at EPW, Kross. Now this was not a face to face threat. This was something that was apparently sent to Kross via a text message. Chris Cade was not man enough or professional enough to say what he wanted to say face to face, he took the chicken way out. By handling things the way he did, Chris showed his true colors.

I am sure some of you have watched the response posted on facebook by Kross. I will not go into that, except to say that I hope Chris Cade can grow a set and accept the challenge issued by Kross. Chris, come get in the ring with Kross and settle things. Of course, you won't do that. At the very least, apologize for your actions. I doubt that will happen either.

I wish you well, Chris Cade, at the promotion in Tennessee where you are currently wrestling. Perhaps, while you are there, you will learn something about professionalism. Perhaps you will learn not to bite the hand that feeds you. Perhaps you will learn not to burn bridges.

I leave you with the following, which I wrote several years ago. Think about it, Chris.


How will you react today
when something doesn't go your way?
Will you speak kind words to those you meet
while you're walking on the street?
Will you be kind to those close to you today,
or will you angrily push them away?
Will you be angry when mistakes are made,
speaking words that belittle or degrade?
What kind of example do you want to be
to those around you, namely me?
Will you practice what you say you believe,
or will you bite the hand that feeds?
Anger is an awful thing,
it causes sadness, it causes pain.
So, how will you react today
when some little thing doesn't go your way?
You, my friend, are the only one
who determines your reaction when adversity comes.
Will you react with anger, will you yell and shout,
putting me down and cussing me out?
Tonight, friend, when you go to bed
will you go regretting what you have said?
Did your reaction reflect what you say you believe,
or have you once again bitten the hand that feeds?
copyright 2005 by Randy Boyd

The Axeman has spoken.

The Axeman Speaks - June 3, 2014

The photo above is from my recent trip to St Louis. On an outing to Baskin Robbins with my grandkids. Truly, I am blessed.

The opinions expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Wrestling News Center, the Webmaster, or anyone else connected with this site. They are mine and mine alone.

As a public service to all the citizens of North Mississippi, I think it is my civic duty to make you aware of a situation involving Hollywood Jimmy Blaylock. I am sure most people are not aware of this, but Hollywood has recently been BANNED from a local retail establishment.

Here is the letter Hollywood received from the manager at the store. I suggest that, if you encounter Hollywood at any store, you turn and RUN the other way.

Dear Mr. Blaylock:

Over the past six months, you have caused quite a commotion in our store. We cannot tolerate this behavior and have been forced to ban you from the store. Our complaints against you, Mr. Blaylock, are listed below and are documented by our video surveillance cameras. 

1. You took 24 boxes of condoms and randomly put them in other people's carts when they weren't looking. 

2. You set all the alarm clocks in Housewares to go off at 5- minute intervals. 

3. You made a trail of tomato juice on the floor leading to the women's restroom. 

4. You walked up to an employee and told her in an official voice, 'Code 3 in Housewares. Get on it right away'. This caused the employee to leave her assigned station and receive a reprimand from her Supervisor that in turn resulted in management getting involved causing management to lose time and costing the company money. 

 5. You went to the Service Desk and tried to put two cart loads of do-nuts on lay away. 

6. You moved a 'CAUTION - WET FLOOR' sign to a carpeted area. 

7. You set up a tent in the Sporting Goods Department and told the children shoppers they could come in if they would bring pillows and blankets from the bedding department - to which twenty children obliged. 

8. When a clerk asked if she could help you, you began crying and screamed, 'Why can't you people just leave me alone?' This resulted in a call to 911 from several shoppers. 

9. You looked right into the security camera and used it as a mirror while picking your nose. 

10. While looking at guns in the Sporting Goods Department, you asked the clerk where the antidepressants were. This resulted in yet another call to 911. 

11. You darted around the store suspiciously while loudly humming the 'Mission Impossible' theme. 

12. YOU hid in a clothing rack and when people browsed through, yelled 'PICK ME! PICK ME!' 

13. When an announcement came over the PA system, you assumed the fetal position and screamed 'OH NO! IT'S THOSE VOICES AGAIN! Yet another call to 911.

14. You took a box of condoms to the checkout clerk and asked where the fitting room was. 

And last, but not least: 16. You went into a fitting room, shut the door, waited awhile, and then yelled very loudly, 'Hey! There's no toilet paper in here.'

So there you have it, ladies & gentlemen. Now you know. 

The Axeman has spoken.