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
Yesterday, Bram shocked the world of professional wrestling when he was arrested for domestic violence. To their credit, TNA did not immediately fire him, citing the need to let the justice system do their job. The belief is that he will eventually be given a release because the publicity is just too negative in the long term. There are also talks that he could be sent back to England because of his criminal record.
September 1, 2015
People are always advised to find something that they love to do so that it does not feel like a job. Matt Striker is someone that took that advice and has done some pretty amazing things. The commentator recently revealed that he is the first man in the history of professional wrestling to call Wrestlemania, Wrestle Kingdom and Triplemania.
August 9, 2015
When it comes to job security within TNA, Mahabali Shera is ranked near the top of the list. That might surprise some within the internet wrestling community, but it makes sense from a business standpoint. The company signed a massive television contract in India, so they are going to want his presence around for as long as possible. The deal runs out in 2022.
August 9, 2015
Even though the internet wrestling community has already sentenced him, Bill DeMott continues to defend himself against allegations of bullying. He stated that he was not trying to break his students. DeMott felt that he was doing his job by trying to prepare the students for what they would be facing when they make it to WWE.
June 12, 2015
During a recent interview, Frankie Kazarian showed just how mature of a person that he is. When asked about his short stint in WWE, he admitted that the reason why he did not do well there was because he was not mentally mature enough for the job. He stated that he was not smart enough to realize that wrestling is a business and not just about the performance.
June 9, 2015
Things got a bit tense at the end of the Steve Austin podcast show when Paul Heyman asked if he would be willing to work a match against Brock Lesnar at the next Wrestlemania, which is being held in the same city where Austin got his start in professional wrestling. The two of them did such a great job that it has convinced several members of the internet wrestling community to believe that the tension was true. The two of them were just working the fans.
June 3, 2015
In a bit of news that is surely going to be blown out of proportion by the internet wrestling community, Christy Hemme has reportedly given her notice to TNA and will be leaving the company shortly. While many will speculate that this has something to do with the rumored financial situation that management has been trying to deal with, the reason for her departure is that she found a great job outside of wrestling and can avoid traveling.
May 26, 2015
Never one to avoid controversy, Vince Russo has drawn the ire of the internet wrestling community yet again. The source of discontent stems from the fact that he took to social media to say that Sami Zayn, who made his debut on Monday Night Raw this week, was not a television star yet. He stated that while the hardcore fans might know of him, the masses just assumed that he was some jobber that was in the ring with John Cena.
May 6, 2015
Not wanting to give up the spotlight, Jerry Lawler has decided to risk his own health by stepping into the ring at an independent wrestling event this past weekend. He worked a match for Maryland Championship Wrestling on Saturday evening. Lawler teamed up with the heavyweight champion of the promotion in a handicap tag team match against three opponents. Since he is a big star, the local guys were forced to do the job.
May 4, 2015