One of the most memorable roles in movie history was almost played by Nikita Koloff. The former NWA star revealed that he was one of the three finalists to play the role of Ivan Drago, the main antagonist to Sylvester Stallone in Rocky 4. He stated that he was flown out to Los Angeles for one final audition. However, studio executives decided that it would be best to go with Dolph Lundgren because he was not as big as Koloff.
May 24, 2015
The wrestling world mourns together today, as it is now the fourth anniversary of the day that Randy Savage passed away in an auto accident. His death not only rocked the wrestling world, but it also rocked the mainstream world, as many are aware of him even though they are not regular watchers of the industry. WWE finally honored the Macho Man this year with a hall of fame induction, something that should have happened years ago.
May 20, 2015
During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, The Rock revealed that he still keeps in touch with Triple H via text messages. He stated that the two of them are discussing a potential match against one another at Wrestlemania next year. They both want to break the record since it will be in the gigantic AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Dwayne Johnson stated that he is not opposed to the idea if they can come up with something that will be great.
May 19, 2015
For the longest time, Sheamus wanted really badly to work a Wrestlemania match against the Undertaker. He feels that the opportunity is now gone because his streak has been broken. The Celtic Warrior now wants to work a match against the man that broke that streak, and he wants it to happen at the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year. He stated during an interview that he hopes that WWE finally gives him a crack at Brock Lesnar.
May 16, 2015
A very interesting story was told by Skylar Astin during a podcast interview this week. He stated that when he and his brother attended a UFC event back in February, there was an incident with Brock Lesnar. Astin stated that his brother attempted to talk to Lesnar and try to convince him to return to WWE. Lesnar was then said to have lashed out, using a lot of profanity. The former heavyweight champion has yet to respond to the allegations.
May 13, 2015
2015 has been a pretty good year for Rockstar Spud. In addition to being a regularly featured performer on Impact Wrestling, the TNA star has also been receiving a good amount of praise from veterans and some of the top names that professional wrestling has ever seen. Many are saying that Spud is a guy that simply gets the business. Some are even hoping that he gets a chance to compete for the world heavyweight title.
May 13, 2015
A rather interesting situation is developing through social media. Goldberg called out Frank Shamrock and challenged him to a fight. The former WCW star has been doing extensive MMA training for quite some time now, and it is being said that he will eventually get in the ring, even though he is now 48 years old. The belief is that he called out Shamrock because he was promoting the GLORY 21 kickboxing event that took place on Friday.
May 10, 2015