Some sad news to report. Nick Bockwinkel has passed away. The former world heavyweight champion died at the age of 80. Not a lot of details have been released in regards to his death. Bockwinkel is vastly underrated. At one point in time, he was to the AWA what Ric Flair was to the NWA and Hulk Hogan was to WWE. Additional details on his death should be available later in the week.
November 15, 2015
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio admitted that he was not ready for the role when WWE decided to put the world heavyweight championship around his waist. Management wanted to capitalize on the emotional sentiments from the audience due to the untimely death of Eddie Guerrero. They knew that Mysterio would be the most marketable asset in that scenario, so the trigger was pulled on his push.
November 14, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the upcoming 30 For 30 special that ESPN is doing on Ric Flair. The feature will not just focus on his career as a professional wrestler. Flair will be talking about his entire life. The historic airplane crash will be documented. Plus, the Nature Boy will be speaking candidly about the death of his son. Charlotte will also be featured on the episode.
November 5, 2015