As some of you may already know, Ronda Rousey has a huge UFC fight tonight against Bethe Correia. After finding out about his death on Friday, Rousey has decided to dedicate the fight to Roddy Piper, the man who bestowed his nickname to her. Rousey is a well known fan of professional wrestling, and she has gotten to meet some of her childhood favorites through the years.
August 1, 2015
Initially, when word spread that Roddy Piper had died, the mainstream media stated that it was due to natural causes. Those reports have now been updated. The former United States Heavyweight Champion actually passed away in his sleep because of a heart attack. His family members reiterated that the legendary performer was free of cancer at the time of his death.
July 31, 2015
Since the two of them have not been able to get along very well over the past couple of years, it should come as no surprise that Scott Steiner would be jumping all over the Hulk Hogan controversy. The former world heavyweight champion recommended that Hogan shoot himself to death. Steiner also feels that Hogan tried to throw Vince McMahon under the bus.
July 29, 2015
A post on Instagram of Natalya giving a kiss to Tyson Kidd. The former world tag team champion is still wearing a neck brace and looks to be rather appreciative of the fact that he has a wife that will be by his side as he fights to recover from this near death injury for the next year.
July 18, 2015
Earlier this year, the often forgotten Buddy Landel because the topic of interest in professional wrestling again because of his untimely death. Some members of the internet wrestling community questioned his nickname when they learned about it. Landel was actually bestowed the honor of being called the "Nature Boy" from none other than Ric Flair and Buddy Rogers, two legendary performers who also used the moniker.
July 16, 2015
While many people were under the assumption that WWE was going to revert to his real life character to capitalize on the fan sentiments towards the death of Dusty Rhodes, the second generation star came back as the Stardust character on Monday Night Raw this week. It has now been revealed that he refused to use the loss of his father as a springboard towards a push.
July 15, 2015
Not too many people can say that they stared death in the eyes and won. Tyson Kidd has now joined that elite list of people. Reports have surfaced that only 5% of people survive that type of neck injury. Some are saying that it is beyond belief that he is not paralyzed. Kidd still believes that he can be back in the ring for WWE by next summer.
July 13, 2015