In today’s “Who’s That Girl?” we focus on another fan of pro graps and their awesome fashion sense. This time it’s our very own Shelly Deathlock!
Name: Shelly Deathlock
Age: Play Button (see that’s what WWE made the 31 in “Wrestlemania 31” into because 31 sounds like it’s too old HEY WAIT A DAMN MINUTE.)
Describe your ringside style: Early to mid 90’s heavy metal.
How did you become a wrestling fan?
I turned on Raw one night in 1993. Yokozuna was delivering several Banzai drops to Crush and Tatanka wasn’t coming out to help him. I was AMAZED. Slippery slope from there, and I began watching all the time. It’s totally a prototypical scene for my wrestling fandom: Good guy is getting murdered by bad guy; good guys friend… isn’t helping? How good can good guys be, then? Good guys aren’t very good. So, murdered good guy joins bad guys, gets to hang out with Mr. Fuji and beat the shit out of Randy Savage. Life lessons.
Fave Wrestler: Shinsuke Nakamura, King of Strong Style and saviour of professional wrestling.
Fave Promotion: NJPW
Fave Move: The… @indiandeathlock. 😉
Fave Match: This isn’t even difficult. Nakamura vs. Ibushi at Wrestle Kingdom 9 this year made most other matches I’ve seen look like they weren’t pro wrestling at all, but some sad shadowy version of it. That match was amazing.
Before that, it was probably Bret vs. Owen at WM X & also their Summerslam ‘94 cage match. I was super invested in those as a baby Owen Hart fan.
Dream Tag Team: Sasha Banks & Kazuchika Okada. $$$$$$$
If you had to choose your own entrance theme, what would it be?
But then I’d have to also literally bleed black somehow to keep it kayfabe. I’m working on it.