There is some sadness floating around the world of professional wrestling today. Eighteen years ago, we saw the untimely passing of Brian Pillman. He had a heart attack while staying in a hotel room in Minnesota. The former college football player was there to work a pay per view for WWE later on that night. Pillman was 35 years old at the time of his death.
October 5, 2015
Out of boredom, the internet wrestling community took to social media to point out that Dolph Ziggler had a Megadeath patch on his ring jacket. The actually spelling of the band is Megadeth. Ziggler responded by saying that his designer rushed an order out on very short noticed. The former world heavyweight champion also pointed out that spelling wasn't something that everyone is gifted at.
August 29, 2015
In a press release, Jeff Jarrett revealed that GFW will be helping to promote the final movie that Roddy Piper ever starred in. The film is called The Masked Saint, and it will be released in theaters next January. Prior to his death from a heart attack, Piper had agreed to work for Global Force Wrestling as an ambassador. That would have helped draw in fans to the promotion.
August 12, 2015
As some of you may already know, Ronda Rousey has a huge UFC fight tonight against Bethe Correia. After finding out about his death on Friday, Rousey has decided to dedicate the fight to Roddy Piper, the man who bestowed his nickname to her. Rousey is a well known fan of professional wrestling, and she has gotten to meet some of her childhood favorites through the years.
August 1, 2015
Earlier this year, the often forgotten Buddy Landel because the topic of interest in professional wrestling again because of his untimely death. Some members of the internet wrestling community questioned his nickname when they learned about it. Landel was actually bestowed the honor of being called the "Nature Boy" from none other than Ric Flair and Buddy Rogers, two legendary performers who also used the moniker.
July 16, 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
A post on Twitter where Axl Rotten tries to clear up the confusion over comments that he made in regards to death matches. The former ECW star caused a little bit of controversy after his podcast interview with Chris Jericho because the internet wrestling community felt that he was disrespectful towards the thing that propelled his career.
June 9, 2015