After years of living on the edge, Jake Roberts warmed the hearts of professional wrestling fans when he was able to finally quit alcohol and drugs. He has been feeling a lot better since doing that. Life has gotten back on track. Now, the WWE legend wants to get rid of yet another one of his vices. Through social media, he informed his fans that he is going to try to stop smoking cigarettes.
August 25, 2015
For quite some time now, Jake Roberts has been yearning for an in ring return to WWE. However, that appears to be in jeopardy now because the inventor of the DDT is having issues with his hips. Through social media, he revealed that he has been meeting with various doctors for a prognosis. It looks like surgery is going to be required to repair the damage.
August 19, 2015
In a sign that he is still relevant to the mainstream audience, Jake Roberts has revealed that his documentary will be released in theaters. It will not be a nationwide release, however. Only certain markets will be showing the film. That is still considered a huge victory, as independent films have a hard time getting aired in theaters that normally prefer movies from the big studios.
August 18, 2015
When wrestling fans hear of the Legion of Doom, they automatically think about the Road Warriors. Well, there was a point in time where it was a full blown stable led by Paul Ellering. In addition to Hawk and Animal, the group also included Jake Roberts, Arn Anderson, the man who would go on to play Doink the Clown, King Kong Bundy, the Iron Sheik and the original Sheik.
August 13, 2015
A post on Twitter where Jake Roberts reveals that he is really yearning to make a return to the wrestling ring. In the photo, the master of the DDT is staring directly at the ring and stating that he is too far away from where he wants to be, so he is going to work hard to get there.
July 13, 2015
A post on Twitter where Jake Roberts talks about the death of Dusty Rhodes and how no amount of words can ever be enough to explain how legendary of a person that the American Dream was. That is high praise since it is coming from someone that is known as one of the best talkers in the history of wrestling.
June 11, 2015