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
When word broke that Junkyard Dog had been abusing cocaine shortly before his death in a car accident, there were some that wondered if WWE was going to be doing anything about it since he is in their hall of fame. Management is going to leave things alone since the induction took place more than a decade ago. Plus, this particular bit of news has not circulated through the media much.
August 16, 2015
Some very sad news to announce. Late on Monday night, it was revealed that Verne Gagne has passed away at the age of 89. No word yet on the official cause of death, but the AWA legend had been battling Alzheimer's disease for the past couple of years. He made news back in 2009 when an altercation that he had at a health care facility ended up causing the death of his roommate. Gagne was rarely seen in public over the past year.
April 27, 2015
As some of you may already know by now, Ric Flair is heading to England this month to do his first ever speaking tour. He has made it much more interesting. The former world heavyweight champion revealed during a newspaper interview that there are no limits in regards to the questions that he will answer. Flair stated that he would gladly talk about his finances, his divorces and even the untimely death of Reid Flair.
April 13, 2015
ABC News has now reported the cause of death for Perro Aguayo, a huge wrestling star in Mexico. It has now been revealed that he suffered three fractured vertebrae during the match. There are still conflicting reports, however, on when he actually died. Some are saying that he passed away while still in the arena, while others are saying that he still had vital signs at the hospital. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing.
March 26, 2015
During a recent interview with Under the Mat Radio, Koko B Ware revealed some bad news for professional wrestling fans who grew up watching him during the 1980s. Frankie suffered a horrific death an unspecified amount of time ago. The popular pet bird was in the house when it caught on fire. The WWE hall of fame inductee also revealed that he has another pet bird that he also named Frankie. They apparently look identical.
February 23, 2015