Far too many people far too easily bestow the title of legend on those they admire, not me, for me you have to earn it with blood, sweat and tears and I confidently say that Jayne Porter (aka Klondyke Kate) is a legend.
There was no path for her to follow in her career, no path for her to follow in her life, she did it her way, on her terms and I for one know the wrestling family is better for having her in it.
I was lucky enough for her to give me some of her time recently and to hear her story in her own words… Continue reading
When I was a young wrestling fan one of my favourite events was the WWE (then WWF) King Of The Ring. I used to love watching the Monday Night Raws that preceded the event to see who would qualify for the next round and then I’d try (and often fail) to stay up and watch the pay-per-view to see who would win and with the exception of Mabel in 1995 I was never disappointed. Yep, that’s right, I wanted Billy Gunn to win in 1999 and to this day I maintain that the WWE failing to continue his push and capitalise on him winning is one of their biggest mistakes of all time. Surely I’m not the only one who would have loved to see Mr Ass win a WWF Championship or two and maybe even have his own ass themed title belt.