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Vader, Mean Gene & Others Set For ‘The Big Event’

Highspots has announced that they will be at The Big Event, which takes place on November 8th in New York City, alongside K&S Wrestlefest. Here are the latest details via a press release: For all the fans coming out to this great event: Mean Gene Okerlund VIP package (limited to 30) 3 Autographs 1 Photo-op A 1 minute video interview with the Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerlund Video...
Via WZR Online
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Get Personal Video Messages From Your Favorite WWE Superstars

There is a really great website that is helping celebrities raise money for their favorite charities. The best part about it, is you can be a big part of the process and have a special moment with your favorite celebrity that you can treasure for a lifetime. Go to www.celebvm.com and check out a big list of celebrities that you can request a personal video message from for different...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Vader On His WWF Run, Being Called The Mastodon, Promised The WWF Title

During the early 90’s one man was feared by most. A WCW Champion, the man who was partly responsible for Cactus Jack to lose part of his ear. In Japan he really shone, winning the IWGP Heavyweight title. In 1996, Big Van Vader signed a contract with WWF, receiving a huge push from the start, including a then controversial attack on then WWF President Gorilla Monsoon, designed...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vader on Saving Sid’s Life, Being Promised WWF Title, Warrior

- Former WCW / IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Vader recently spoke to Raj Giri of WrestlingINC.com. You can get a video message from Vader and other wrestlers and celebrities at CelebVM.com. Here are some highlights from the interview: The Ultimate Warrior originally being groomed for the Big Van Vader gimmick in Japan: Vader: Yeah! This is just my understanding, but I heard that...
Via Wrestle Scoop
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vader on Saving Sid’s Life, Warrior Almost Getting His Gimmick, Being Promised WWF Title

- Former WCW / IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Vader recently spoke to Raj Giri of WrestlingINC.com. You can get a video message from Vader and other wrestlers and celebrities at CelebVM.com. Here are some highlights from the interview: The Ultimate Warrior originally being groomed for the Big Van Vader gimmick in Japan: Vader: Yeah! This is just my understanding, but I heard that...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Releases ‘Best Of Sting’ DVD & Blu-ray Tomorrow

WWE releases The Best of Sting DVD & Blu-ray tomorrow. Here is the synopsis and content listing for the set… Synopsis: “The Sting Blu-Ray chronicles his entire career from his Mid-South days as part of the Blade-Runners (with Ultimate Warrior) through his last WCW match vs. Ric Flair on the very last episode of WCW Monday Nitro (3/26/01). The video features more than two...
Via WZR Online
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Former WWE Superstar Bullies A Deceased Child’s Charity Event

This past Saturday Night Sept 13th, There was a big event for The Ashlynn MCclure Memorial 2. A night that should have been celebrated by a gathering of individuals to make a difference by raising money for St. Jude. Ashlynn MCclure was a little girl that passed away too early. She was born May 22, 2010 and sadly passed away on February 3, 2013 at the very young age of 2. Ashlynn’s...
Via Wrestling News Depot
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Vader Posts New Pic – Shows Off Huge Weight Loss!

Vader has posted a new picture to Twitter, where he reveals that he’s lost sixty pounds and is down to 345. You can see it below: Not so big anymore down 60 lbs from 405 Now its time good night pic.twitter.com/eERvAaqdUt — Big Van Vader (@itsvadertime) September 12, 2014
Via WZR Online
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WCW Monday Nitro episode three review: American Males, American Males, American Males

It should be noted that Big Van Vader is still in the intro and this arena is pretty small for a Nitro arena. In-fact, only 2,031 fans paid to see this show and it had 1,169 freebries. Fall Brawl happened last night, so here are some quick results for those who didn’t watch it on the Network:
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What is the big deal about Ric Flair anywooo?

Ever since I’ve been following wrestling the two names that I’ve often heard mentioned as the black and white of wrestling are Hogan’s and Flair’s. I get Hogan. But I don’t get Flair.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Five Rivalries of Sting

The wrestling world has been a buzz over the last week when one of the most legendary wrestlers in history, the icon Sting, made his long awaited debut in the WWE. Sort of. This past Monday it was revealed with a pretty cool commercial that Sting will be a special playable character for those who preorder the WWE 2K15 video game. No game play or story modes have been announced, but...
Via Ring Kings
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Network review: WCW Clash of the Champions XIX

The WWE Network recently added the entire library of WCW Clash of the Champions. I just happened to stumble across the live stream when Clash XIX was broadcast. This odd lineup on paper looked like a train wreck yet in the ring this show turned out to be an absolute classic.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream Booker: Brock Lesnar vs. Big Van Vader

These men are two of the stiffest, toughest and most intimidating monsters in wrestling history, if both were around at the same time in their prime they could have delivered one of the most hard hitting and realistic battles ever in wrestling quite possibly.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hulkamania goes down south part 4

In our last article, we talked about the Hogan and Vader feud and while this was happening, did you wonder what happened to The Three Faces of Fear?
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

What WWE Did To Turn Off A Sports Network, Austin/Vader

– As noted yesterday here on the website, WWE Hall Of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin recently revealed that he recorded a new “Steve Austin Show” interview with former WWE Superstar Big Van Vader. Vader noted that their discussion, which was recorded on Friday for the podcast that will air next Tuesday, lasted almost six hours. – According to one source, there was said...
Via WZR Online
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Triple H Spotted At NXT Event + Steve Austin/Vader Podcast

– Triple H was in attendance for last night’s WWE NXT event in Dayton Beach, Florida. – “Stone Cold” Steve Austin wrote on his Twitter account that he interviewed Big Van Vader (nee Leon White) for his upcoming Tuesday episode of his podcast, The Steve Austin Show. You can check out his tweet below. Had a good time talking with Big Van Vader Leon White today for Tuesdays...
Via WZR Online
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

10 More Sting matches WWE fans should watch

Some of these Sting matches you may already know but I presume that some of the matches you’ve probably never seen before. So sit back, get some face paint on and revel at the fact that there’s no Hogan here to cut those knees off.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Barrett’s Status, Incident with Vader at Event

From Backstage News on Barrett’s Status, Incident with Vader at Event - There was an incident at a wXw event in Germany on Saturday where WWE Legend Vader refused to work. We’ll have more details on the situation later today but below is part of a statement released by wXw: “This morning, when Terry Funk, Chris Masters and Steve Corino were about to get into their booked cab...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Barrett’s Status, Incident with Vader at Event

- There was an incident at a wXw event in Germany on Saturday where WWE Legend Vader refused to work. We’ll have more details on the situation later today but below is part of a statement released by wXw: “This morning, when Terry Funk, Chris Masters and Steve Corino were about to get into their booked cab to the airport, Big Van Vader refused to leave his hotel room. Various...
Via Wrestle Scoop
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Bad News Barrett’s Status, Incident with Vader at Overseas Wrestling Event

- There was an incident at a wXw event in Germany on Saturday where WWE Legend Vader refused to work. We’ll have more details on the situation later today but below is part of a statement released by wXw: “This morning, when Terry Funk, Chris Masters and Steve Corino were about to get into their booked cab to the airport, Big Van Vader refused to leave his hotel room. Various...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Bad News Barrett’s Status, Incident with Vader at Overseas Wrestling Event

- There was an incident at a wXw event in Germany on Saturday where WWE Legend Vader refused to work. We’ll have more details on the situation later today but below is part of a statement released by wXw: “This morning, when Terry Funk, Chris Masters and Steve Corino were about to get into their booked cab to the airport, Big Van Vader refused to leave his hotel room. Various...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vader Refuses To Board Plane For Indy Event

German wrestling promotion Westside Xtreme Wrestling has announced today that Shane Douglas and Vader have pulled out of a scheduled appearance set for today at a convention show called Superstars of Wrestling in Oberhausen, Germany. Below is a translation of WXW’s statement from their official website on the issue: Vader refuses to board plane Vader, Funk, Masters and Corino –...
Via WZR Online
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Hall of Fame: Where are they?

Yesterday, I praised the WWE for its decision to honor William Moody with his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame. Now, on the flip side, it’s time to ask a time honored question when it comes to the selection process and the decision of “Who is in” and “Who is out.”
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

10 WCW PPVs worth watching on the WWE Network

With the launch of the WWE Network, curious viewers (the ones whose video isn't besieged with more stoppages than SEPTA) have an entire archive of WCW history at their fingertips. The ones not a privy to the best that the company had to offer may be wondering where to begin.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Various News: Douglas/Extreme Rising, Foley, Vader, Styles

– Mick Foley, Big Van Vader, Honky Tonk Man and Jim Cornette will be together at an event on March 14-16. Foley and Vader will be a part of a panel discussing the anniversary of Foley losing his ear. – Shane Douglas has been added to the February 8 Extreme Rising event in Pittsburgh, PA so it appears the issues between the two sides have been smoothed over. – The New York City...
Via WZR Online
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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