EZEKIEL JACKSON NEWS

Ezekiel Jackson Discusses Lucha Underground, Kendrick & More

The following are highlights of a new interview with Big Ryck, aka Ezekiel Jackson: On growing up a Wrestling fan: “The long version of the story is, at eight years old I saw wrestling for the first time and a neighbor of ours used to allow us to watch television through their windows and one day, I saw wrestling for the first time. It was 1986 or 1987 and I was eight years old...
Via WZR Online
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wrestling Interview: Lucha Underground Star Ezekiel “Big Ryck” Jackson Talks Debut, Brian Kendrick, William Regal, Being A Wrestling Fan

Former Intercontinental Champion and final ever ECW champion Ezekiel Jackson (now known as Big Ryck) talked with Main Event Madness Radio about working with different people in WWE, his debut and growing up as a wrestling fan. Below are just some of the highlights:   Growing up a Wrestling fan:“The long version of the story is, at eight years old I saw wrestling for the first...
Via Wrestling News Depot
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A Standing Ovation for Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground is awesome; let’s start with that. Two episodes into the new series, El Rey Network has a legitimate alternative to mainstream professional wrestling. The production style is unlike anything we’ve seen before; backstage segments seem like they are scenes from a Quentin Tarantino movie. The arena (referred to as a “temple”) doesn’t have a Titantron, or...
Via Fight Booth
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Ezekiel Jackson Discusses Lucha Underground

Ezekiel Jackson spoke with Gary Mehaffy to promote this week’s premiere of Lucha Underground on the El Rey Network. Check out the interview below along with some highlights: On how he got involved with Lucha Underground: “I don’t know if he wants me to say his name, but one of the former head writers in WWE is there also. He called me in June, I think, and said “I would really...
Via WZR Online
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vickie Endorses Project from Former WWE Star, Demon Turns 43, More

- WWE and Special Olympics Project Unify held an anti-bullying rally at Washington High School in Kansas City earlier this week. Mark Henry, Dolph Ziggler, Renee Young and Naomi were in attendance. WWE’s Community website has photos at this link. – Ezekiel Jackson, Michael Tarver and Luke Hawx vs. Gunner, Crimson and Moose has been added to the big WrestleCade event on November...
Via Wrestle Scoop
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Snitsky Says TNA Not Bringing Him Back Is ‘Their Loss’

Gene Snitsky, who briefly appeared for TNA over the summer, feels the wrestling organization is making a mistake by not bringing him back after his character was written off television. At an Impact Wrestling taping in New York City in June, Snitsky, along with Rycklon (formerly known as Ezekiel Jackson), debuted for the company as villains, attacking Tommy Dreamer, Bully Ray and...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy News: Lucha Underground Release “Meet The Warriors” Trailer

New promotion Lucha Underground have released a trailer ahead of their new TV series on the El Rey Network. The video was published on the El Rey Network YouTube Page.   The video welcomes an audience and promises a good old fashioned FIGHT. Some more known faces in the video are Johnny Mundo aka John Morrison / Johnny Nitro, Prince Puma aka Ricochet, Ezekiel Jackson, Chavo Guerrero...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Jackson Taking Bookings + Updates On WWE Lawsuits

Partial Source: Pwinsider – Big Ryck (former WWE star Ezekiel Jackson) is now available for wrestling and appearance bookings through Bill Behrens showbis@aol.com and www.sbibookings.com. He is based out of Los Angeles. – As we previously reported, a motion was filed in the United States District Court of Connecticut earlier this month by several WWE stockholders. They are suing...
Via WZR Online
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Updates: More On The El Rey Network’s Lucha Underground

Source: Pwinsider.com Here are some news & notes on the El Rey Network’s Lucha Underground project: * Former WWE wrestlers Ezekiel Jackson, Maxine and Savannah were offered deals for the El Rey Network’s Lucah Underground series. Maxine wrote on Twitter that she has signed on for the series. * Meanwhile, Frankie Kazarian was offered a deal and turned it down, as did the Young...
Via WZR Online
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-WWE Star Working for El Rey, Other Wrestlers Decline Deals, Pay

- Former TNA stars The Young Bucks and Frankie Kazarian have reportedly turned down deals for the El Rey Network’s new Lucha Underground series with Mexico’s AAA promotion. Other names offered deals include Ezekiel Jackson, Maxine and Savannah, all former WWE talents. Word is that today was the last day for talents who were offered deals to sign them. Chavo Guerrero will be...
Via Wrestle Scoop
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Ezekiel Jackson Talks WWE Release, ‘Canvas 2 Canvas’

– Former WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson recently spoke with Bill Apter of 1Wrestling.com. “Big Zeke” discussed his WWE departure, future plans and more. You can check out the interview below: – Here is the latest edition of WWE’s Canvas 2 Canvas featuring artist Rob Schamberger drawing Diesel:
Via WZR Online
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-WWE Tag-Team Reuniting, The Rock Wraps Up Filming

– Former WWE Superstars Brian Kendrick and Ezekiel Jackson are taking the Cryme Tyme/Crime Time route and are now taking indy bookings together through BrianWittenstein@gmail.com. This will mark the first time in five years since they have teamed up. – As a reminder, the WWE Network will begin airing old episodes of WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event starting this Monday. –...
Via WZR Online
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Snitsky & Ezekiel Jackson Already Done With TNA?

Source: Pwinsider.com THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS **SPOILERS** FOR SEVERAL UPCOMING TNA iMPACT! EPISODES: – Gene Snitsky and Ezekiel Jackson were only brought in for the TNA iMPACT! New York tapings, and are not scheduled to return to the promotion. They were only booked for two of the three NYC tapings, with the idea that Carter presented them as “real” ECW guys to get heat from...
Via WZR Online
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Spoiler Update on the Status of Former WWE Stars Used In TNA

- As noted, TNA used former WWE stars Snitsky and Ezekiel Jackson at the New York City tapings last week as members of Team Dixie but they were apparently “fired” by Dixie before the Friday night tapings, which they did not work. Word now is that the two are indeed done with TNA. They were only booked for two of the three NYC tapings with the idea that Dixie using “real”...
Via Wrestle Scoop
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Gene Snitsky & Ezekiel Jackson Already Done With TNA?

Gene Snitsky and Ezekiel Jackson were only brought in for the TNA iMPACT! New York tapings, and are not scheduled to return to the promotion. They were only booked for two of the three NYC tapings, with the idea that Carter presented them as “real” ECW guys to get heat from the New York crowd.
Via TNA Wrestling News
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Spoiler Update on the Status of Two Former WWE Superstars Used at TNA’s NYC Tapings

- As noted, TNA used former WWE stars Snitsky and Ezekiel Jackson at the New York City tapings last week as members of Team Dixie but they were apparently “fired” by Dixie before the Friday night tapings, which they did not work. Word now is that the two are indeed done with TNA. They were only booked for two of the three NYC tapings with the idea that Dixie using “real”...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

**SPOILERS** – 2-Ex WWE Stars Debut At NYC iMPACT! Tapings

At last night’s TNA iMPACT! Wrestling tapings, Bellator fighter King Mo Lawal returned to the company. He aligned himself with Dixie Carter, Rockstar Spud, EC3 and Rhino, as did former WWE wrestlers Ezekiel Jackson and Gene Snitsky. The two came out of the crowd wearing hooded sweatshirts and attacked Tommy Dreamer and Devon during the main event.
Via WZR Online
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Numerous Ex-WWE Talents Backstage At iMPACT!

Former WWE wrestlers Ezekiel Jackson and Gene Snitsky are backstage at tonight’s TNA iMPACT! Wrestling taping in New York City. It’s unknown if they are actually working the show or just visiting. Jackson lives in the NYC area while Snitsky lives in Pennsylvania. Matt Hardy, Reby Sky, Rhino, Tommy Dreamer, The Amazing Red, Low Ki and others are also backstage.
Via TNA Wrestling News
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Released WWE Stars Backstage at Today’s TNA Impact Wrestling Tapings

According to a report from PWInsider, two former WWE stars are backstage at today’s Impact Wrestling taping in New York City. The two stars are Gene Snitsky and, the recently released, Ezekiel Jackson. It’s unknown at this point if either person will actually be making an appearance for the promotion or if they’re simply in the area visiting.  Both stars live within close...
Via Wrestlechat.net
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Jackson Talks His WWE Departure, Working for Vince, More

- Former WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson recently spoke with Wrestling101. Below are some highlights: During your time working with Brain Kendrick, you got to work with guys like Jeff Hardy and Triple H, what was that like? The first time we had a stare down it was post match with me and Triple H, who was WWE Champion at the time. I was like, here I am a month and a half into my time...
Via Wrestle Scoop
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Jackson Talks About His WWE Departure, Working for Vince, Being on ECW, More

- Former WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson recently spoke with Wrestling101. Below are some highlights: During your time working with Brain Kendrick, you got to work with guys like Jeff Hardy and Triple H, what was that like? The first time we had a stare down it was post match with me and Triple H, who was WWE Champion at the time. I was like, here I am a month and a half into my time...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Jackson Talks WWE Release, Vince as a Boss, More

From Ezekiel Jackson Talks WWE Release, Vince as a Boss, More Former WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson spoke with Wrestling 101. Here are some highlights from the interview: Having a stare-down with Triple H: “The first time we had a stare down it was post match with me and Triple H, who was WWE Champion at the time. I was like, here I am a month and a half into my time on the main...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Jackson Talks WWE Release, Vince as a Boss, Stare-Down with Triple H, More

Former WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson spoke with Wrestling 101. Here are some highlights from the interview: Having a stare-down with Triple H: “The first time we had a stare down it was post match with me and Triple H, who was WWE Champion at the time. I was like, here I am a month and a half into my time on the main roster and I’m starring down with Triple H, and I was like...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Zeke Talks WWE Departure, His Future In Wrestling, Vince, More

- Former WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson recently spoke with the v2 Wrestling Podcast. Here are some highlights: Working with William Regal: “[Regal is] a teacher. He loves this business and wants everyone to understand this business is special. He was one of the guys I wanted to be like growing up because of his style. You would watch him on WCW and you would really think he was...
Via Wrestle Scoop
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Jackson Talks About His WWE Departure, His Future In Wrestling, Vince McMahon, More

- Former WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson recently spoke with the v2 Wrestling Podcast. Here are some highlights: Working with William Regal: “[Regal is] a teacher. He loves this business and wants everyone to understand this business is special. He was one of the guys I wanted to be like growing up because of his style. You would watch him on WCW and you would really think he was...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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