A lot of wrestling fans know of David Von Erich because of the long and rich history of his family. The guy was once big enough that he was pegged to become the NWA World Heavyweight Champion. However, what a lot of people don't know about is that Von Erich loved to raise and sell horses. He actually made quite the fortune in that industry. Professional wrestling was a passion and not a needed job for him.
October 1, 2015
When it comes to families that are not afraid to be a bit controversial, the Hart Family ranks near the top in professional wrestling. Bruce Hart recently generated quite the buzz with the internet wrestling community when he stated that Tyson Kidd will more than likely end his career because of the neck injury that he is currently suffering from and recovering from. No confirmation has been made by anyone else, however.
September 5, 2015
When Alex Shelley worked a live event for ROH last weekend, he was not expecting to shatter his front teeth. Another thing that he wasn't expecting was for the company to pay for the repair. Shelley noted that he was not an official member of the roster, but the company stepped up and took care of him anyways. He also revealed that his friends and family have been urging him to retire from professional wrestling.
August 26, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, a mysterious figure showed up and joined the Wyatt Family. His name is Braun Strowman, and he had trained in NXT for the past two years. Reports have surfaced that he was initially scheduled to be a part of Summerslam, but WWE really wanted to make this episode really special. Prior to joining professional wrestling, Strowman used to compete in strongmen competition across the world.
August 25, 2015
Since a new member of the Wyatt Family made his debut on Monday Night Raw, the internet wrestling community has been speculating about the status of Erick Rowan. Some are under the impression that he is going to be released by WWE. That is not the case. He is currently on the shelf because of a serious injury. When he heals up, there is a good chance that management has him rejoining the stable as the fourth member.
August 25, 2015
As some of you may already know, WWE has been battling a handful of lawsuits against former performers who are claiming that their health are at risk because of what the company put them through. You can add Doink the Clown to the list now. The family of the deceased star has filed a lawsuit in Dallas against World Wrestling Entertainment.
June 26, 2015
Things can get pretty ugly when family members fight, especially when the connection between them is no longer living. Bret Hart recently stated in an interview that he feels that Martha Hart is trying to erase everything that Owen Hart has done in professional wrestling. He feels that she is being selfish and childish for being against WWE trying to release a DVD on her late husband. The two sides have not been getting along for years now.
June 3, 2015
While doing a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Dixie Carter revealed that she has been involved with professional wrestling for much longer than people realized. Many are under the assumption that her career in the industry began when her family purchased the majority share of TNA. However, Dixie was actually a wrestling promoter back when she was in college. She even helped Jerry Lawler book a USWA live event.
May 5, 2015
When Kevin Eck revealed that Justin Bieber was extremely interested in wrestling a match at Summerslam in 2014, he revealed the idea that was being thrown around backstage by the creative department. They wanted to do a six man tag team match, which would have enabled them to protect the untrained Bieber. He would have teamed with John Cena and Big Show. Their opponents would have been the very popular Wyatt Family.
May 5, 2015
While a lot of wrestling fans still clamor for his return to WWE, Shane McMahon has expressed no desire to do so. In fact, he has been avoiding the family business for quite some time now. While everyone involved has been denying the backstage heat rumors, it speaks volume that McMahon doesn't even bother to attend Wrestlemania any more. That is the biggest event of the year, and one would expect him to at least be in attendance.
April 29, 2015