Earlier this week, Jake Roberts was a guest on the podcast show that Steve Austin does weekly. One of his comments might gain him some backstage heat with Triple H. Roberts vented on the show and stated that a heel using a sledgehammer as a weapon is a bad idea. The WWE legend states that doing so shows a lack of ring psychology, something that HHH takes a lot of pride in having.
September 23, 2015
During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Jake Roberts revealed the origin of his Snake nickname. He claims that it was given to him by Paul Orndorff because Roberts kept sneaking behind his back and stealing his ring rats. Orndorff kept calling him a snake, so that nickname stuck. Roberts confessed that the snake gimmick made all of the difference in the world when it comes to his popularity and longevity in the business.
September 18, 2015
During a recent interview, Bret Hart was asked about performers that helped him when he was moving up the ladder in WWE. He listed Roddy Piper as someone that was of tremendous help to him. More interestingly, though, he made it a point to list Jake Roberts as someone that did not bother to help, even when the opportunity presented itself for Roberts to help Hart become a star.
September 7, 2015
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