Pro Wrestling Stories Purchases the Archives of

On July 28th, 2020, Pro Wrestling Stories purchased the archives of Read on to find out further information about this exciting news!

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Press Release on the Purchase of

The following is an announcement from Ryan K. Boman, former owner of The Gorilla Position:

“When Mike Melchor and I announced that we would be suspending operations here at The Gorilla Position, we were approached by someone we truly feel is the best person to pick up the baton.

On July 28th, 2020, JP Zarka of purchased the archives of The Gorilla Position. Our content is in good hands and we’re proud to have our legacy of articles live on through JP’s website — a site we feel preserves the history of professional wrestling better than any website on the net.

I’m very proud of the 3+ years that we ran The Gorilla Position, and very happy with how things turned out in the end. Thank you to everyone who has been a supporter, a contributor, or just a fan. It has been one of the greatest experiences of my life.”

With this acquisition, we are thrilled that you will be seeing their exceptional work on our website!

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JP Zarka founded Pro Wrestling Stories in 2015 and is the creative force behind the website as editor-in-chief. From 2018-19, he was the podcast host and producer for The Genius Cast with Lanny Poffo, brother of WWE legend Macho Man Randy Savage. His diverse career includes work as an elementary school teacher, assistant principal, and musician, notably as a singer-songwriter with the London-based band Sterling Avenue. Zarka has appeared on TV programs like “Autopsy: The Last Hours of” on Reelz (U.S.) and Channel 5 (U.K.) and has contributed research for programming on ITV and BBC.