There is some sadness floating around the world of professional wrestling today. Eighteen years ago, we saw the untimely passing of Brian Pillman. He had a heart attack while staying in a hotel room in Minnesota. The former college football player was there to work a pay per view for WWE later on that night. Pillman was 35 years old at the time of his death.
October 5, 2015
When it comes to moving on to the next chapter, Vickie Guerrero is no stranger to doing that. She moved on when Eddie Guerrero tragically passed away. She also moved on from WWE by getting a college education. The next chapter in her life began this week, as the former general manager of Smackdown got married to a man by the name of Kris Benson. The two had been engaged for a couple of months now.
September 13, 2015
There is some nervousness within Vickie Guerrero at the moment. She revealed that she is just days away from finding out if she has enough college credits to graduate. The former on screen general manager has inspired many by walking away from a comfortable job in WWE to pursue an education and a new career. Guerrero is also engaged to be married soon.
August 14, 2015
While doing an interview to promote his upcoming Ballers television series, Dwayne Johnson revealed that at one point during the Attitude Era, there were plans in place for he and Ray Lewis to team up at Wrestlemania. Scheduling conflict prevented the NFL legend from being able to wrestle. Johnson and Lewis played college football together.
June 19, 2015
A post on Instagram where GFW shows off an article that was written about them on the NBC Sports website. Jeff Jarrett was able to generate some much needed mainstream publicity for his promotion by bringing college basketball head coach Donnie Tyndall on board for the upcoming summer tour.
June 10, 2015
While doing a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Dixie Carter revealed that she has been involved with professional wrestling for much longer than people realized. Many are under the assumption that her career in the industry began when her family purchased the majority share of TNA. However, Dixie was actually a wrestling promoter back when she was in college. She even helped Jerry Lawler book a USWA live event.
May 5, 2015
A very interesting bit of information was revealed by Summer Rae during an interview to promote The Marine 4 movie recently. She stated that upon graduating college, she got a job with a plumbing company before focusing on her career. The blonde bombshell was essentially a plumber since she laid copper pipes and PVC. Summer also stated that she was certified to use a forklift, which is quite different than what she does now in WWE.
May 4, 2015
For those that have been wondering about the whereabouts of the two sons of Devon that appeared in TNA a couple of years back, the two of them are now training at his wrestling school with Bully Ray. The former ECW star mentioned that he made his sons graduate from high school and college before they pursue careers in professional wrestling, and they did that just. Bully apparently is very high on the two boys.
April 1, 2015
Melina has found life after WWE. She revealed during the podcast interview with Jim Ross that she returned to college. It is a move that is designed to hep her find a full time and long term career outside of professional wrestling. With that said, however, she still has some name value in the industry, so do not be surprised if she keeps making appearances at various conventions around the country. Fans still like to meet and take photos with her.
March 23, 2015