Long regarded as the heart and soul of the legendary Four Horsemen stable, Arn Anderson is a beloved performer, despite being a heel for most of his career. He turns 57 years old today. A couple of other wrestlers are celebrating their birthdays today as well. Former WWE Intercontinental Champion Greg Valentine turns 64. Tony Garea is now 69. ECW legend Joel Gertner is now 40.
September 20, 2015
When it comes to putting together a good card, you have to hand it to Tommy Dreamer. Guy knows how to make it happen. House of Hardcore is doing a couple of shows in November, one at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia and one in New York. To generate further interest into those events, Dreamer has enlisted the help of his good friend, Tajiri. He will be coming over from Japan to work a pair of matches.
September 11, 2015
Earlier in the month, an independent wrestling promoter accused Sabu of destroying a hotel room while using drugs in there. Not wanting his reputation and ability to be hired be ruined, the ECW legend has decided to respond. He said that the blood in the hotel room were because of injuries that he suffered during the match. He also stated that his dog made a bit of a mess. He denied using any drugs in that hotel room.
September 5, 2015
Some disturbing news on Sabu have surfaced today. Apparently, he left a hotel room in really awful conditions. An employee of the hotel gave details to the wrestling promoter that had brought the ECW legend to town for a show. It is being said that there dog feces all over the floor and walls. The hotel staff also found drugs and syringes. The promoter is warning other independent wrestling promoters.
August 24, 2015
Fox Sports interviewed Paul Heyman, and he decided to share a great story about himself and Dusty Rhodes. When the ECW founder was just 18 years old, he once sneaked into an NWA production meeting. Upon being caught by Rhodes, Heyman revealed to him that he was simply there to learn. Rhodes admired that and allowed Heyman to stick around.
August 17, 2015
When people stop posting on social media, it does not normally generate headlines. However, when Perry Saturn does it, there are some concerns. The former ECW star has posted only once on social media in the past year. That has led people to wonder if he has disappeared again. The last time he did it, Saturn was homeless for over two years.
August 14, 2015
When it comes to working various promotions, the tidbit on Terry Funk blows just about everyone out of the water. The former world heavyweight champion in the NWA and ECW has worked in at least 63 different companies. During his almost 50 year career, he has worked for every major promotion in the United States and Japan.
August 13, 2015
Dana White caused quite the controversy when he said that professional wrestling was fake. It elicited quite the rage from Taz. When asked how he felt about Kevin Nash and CM Punk using the same term to describe the industry, the ECW legend stated that he was fine with that because Nash and Punk have paid their dues to the business. They have sacrificed their bodies to entertain the fans for years.
August 9, 2015
Back in the late 1990s, Paul Heyman invented the choke slam. In the years since, his protege, Tommy Dreamer, has sold the move countless times. The ECW veteran is done, however. Dreamer states that his body totally felt the blow during a live event recently. It made him realize that retirement is on the horizon, so he might need to tone things down a bit.
August 9, 2015
Not wanting to live with the pain, Jerry Lynn took to the internet to seek financial help for neck surgery. The ECW original needed $16,000. Thanks to the generosity of many, he was able to reach that goal in less than three days. Chris Jericho generously donated $2,000 to help the campaign reach its goal. Lynn is having the surgery in Nashville today.
August 6, 2015