Articles by Steve Bryant


SoCal Legend Baron Michele Leone biography

In an era when pro-wrestling began to change because of the popularity of television, Michele Leone became one of wrestling’s biggest stars of the time due to the new medium. In Southern California where he enjoyed the most success he was the…





XPW’s Rob Black and Lizzy Borden Indicted In Pittsburgh

XPW owner Rob Black (real name Robert Zicari) and XPW valet Lizzy Borden (Janet Romano) will face obscenity charges for allegedly distributing pornographic movies that depict murder, rape and other violent acts against women, according to federal authorities in Pittsburgh.According…


Kevin Kleinrock [Part 2]

In the second part of my interview with XPW Vice President Kevin Kleinrock we discuss a few things that XPW has never publicly commented on before, such as New Jack and his XPW debut, going to Philadelphia, the Messiah, the infamous surprise, the future…


Kevin Kleinrock [Part 1]

Recently I had a chance to interview XPW’s Vice President Kevin Kleinrock. For most of their existence XPW has been silent on a lot of things, and in this interview Kleinrock talks about several subjects that XPW has never talked…



Pro Wrestling Guerrilla Six interview

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla Six (Super Dragon, Excalibur, Joey Ryan, Disco Machine, Scott Lost, & Topgun Talwar) interview by Steve BryantRecently I had a chance to talk with the six wrestlers who are behind the new Pro Wrestling Guerrilla promotion. Super Dragon, Excalibur, Joey Ryan,…



”Classy” Freddie Blassie passes away

RIP February 8th, 1918 – June 2nd, 2003 It was announced at WWE Raw in San Diego tonight that SoCal Hall of Famer “Classy” Freddy Blassie passed away earlier today. SoCal UNCENSORED would like to send our condolences to the…


Steve’s View #106

For those who don’t know, XPW has canceled all of it’s upcoming shows, lost it’s TV in LA (and according to one source Pittsburgh, but that isn’t independently verified) and their parent company Extreme Associates was raided by federal authorities,…


Steve’s View #104

The war with Iraq has begun, but there is another war right here in SoCal. In San Bernardino County to be exact. In what has become a quasi-promotional battle between the Empire Wrestling Federation and Threat and his upstart United…