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DDP Employs Stevie Richards, WWE/Warner Bros. Media, Network

– Stevie Richards is moving to Atlanta, Georgia to work full time on Diamond Dallas Page’s DDPYOGA. He became a certified DDPYOGA trainer earlier this year. – Variety has a new article about WWE and Warner Bros. home video distribution agreement. – The WWE Network app has a new update, which adds watch list and resume play features on the PC and PS3. The update currently...
Via WZR Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NWA President Bob Geigel has Died

Bob Geigel, the former president of the National Wrestling Alliance and pro wrestler, died Thursday at the age of 90. The Wrestling Observer reported that Geigel broke a hip “a few months back” and had also been battling Alzheimer’s disease. Aside from Harley Race, no person likely meant more for pro wrestling in Kansas City than Geigel, who ran the Central States office out...
Via Between The Ropes
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Issues Statement On The Passing Of Ox Baker

ORIGINAL: WWE posted the following statement, regarding the passing of Ox Baker… WWE is saddened to learn that Ox Baker, a feared villain of the ring for more than three decades, passed away Monday morning at age 80. A 6-foot-5 behemoth from Waterloo, Iowa, Baker originally competed in WWWF in the late 1960s and became one of the most intimidating forces known inside the squared...
Via WZR Online
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: WWE Issues Statement On Ox Baker’s Death, Several Wrestling Personalities Pay Their Respects

We reported earlier this morning that wrestling legend Ox Baker passed away at the age of 80. WWE has issued a statement on their website to address the passing of Ox Baker: “WWE is saddened to learn that Ox Baker, a feared villain of the ring for more than three decades, passed away Monday morning at age 80. A 6-foot-5 behemoth from Waterloo, Iowa, Baker originally competed...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Issues Statement Regarding Ox Baker’s Passing

WWE issued the following statement on their website regarding the passing of wrestling legend, Ox Baker: “WWE is saddened to learn that Ox Baker, a feared villain of the ring for more than three decades, passed away Monday morning at age 80. A 6-foot-5 behemoth from Waterloo, Iowa, Baker originally competed in WWWF in the late 1960s and became one of the most intimidating forces...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrestling Legend Ox Baker Passes Away at 80

Jerry “The King” Lawler noted this morning on Twitter that wrestling legend Ox Baker (Douglas A. Baker) has passed away. The news of his passing was later reported by TMZ. During his career, Baker captured numerous titles and was involved in notable feuds with the likes of Harley Race, Bruiser Brody and Big John Studd. Terry Funk once called Baker “the toughest man I ever shared...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sheamus Talks About His Plans for the WWE US Title, Heel or Face

- Scott Fishman of The Miami Herald recently spoke with WWE United States Champion Sheamus to promote WWE’s anti-bullying initiative with DoSomething.org. Below are a few highlights: Being face or heel: “I’m not opposed to going either way to be honest. I enjoy both sides of the coin. I’m sure it will come around again [for me to be a heel], but I want it to be for the right...
Via Wrestle Scoop
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sheamus Talks About His Plans for the WWE United States Title, Working as a Heel or Face

- Scott Fishman of The Miami Herald recently spoke with WWE United States Champion Sheamus to promote WWE's anti-bullying initiative with DoSomething.org. Below are a few highlights: Being face or heel: "I’m not opposed to going either way to be honest. I enjoy both sides of the coin. I’m sure it will come around again [for me to be a heel], but I want it to be for...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The big deal about Ric Flair: An open reply

hank you for your column on “What Is the Big Deal about Ric Flair Anywooo? There are a few things you left out in the education of understanding one of the greatest performers to ever walk into a squared circle.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Michaels talks career, DX, and dream opponents

Shawn Michaels is one of the greatest wrestlers of all-time so when he talks about his career and reflects back at a golden era for fans that watched him come up through the ranks.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The WrestleMania 31 Stadium Damaged?, Too Cool Reuniting

– There was some concern that Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California (the host venue of WrestleMania 31) was damaged by the earthquake this past weekend. From all reports, here was no damage to the venue. – Director Michael Elliot, who did documentaries on Jim Crockett Promotions, Harley Race and The Rock N’ Roll Express, is working on a film of former WWWF champion Ivan...
Via WZR Online
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Various News: Harley Race Undergoes Surgery, ‘#BossToss’, FIP

– The ongoing “#BossToss” campaign on Twitter has now “taken over” all of Dixie Carter’s social media accounts as they promote this Thursday’s “National Put Your Boss Through A Table Day.” – WWN announced that Evolve 32 and FIP’s Heatstroke 2014 events in Orlando, Florida have moved to a new building because of a scheduling issue. The events will now take place...
Via WZR Online
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on WCW Nitro on WWE Network, Legend Has Surgery for Cyst

From Update on WCW Nitro on WWE Network, Legend Has Surgery for Cyst - We noted late last week that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race fell at home and was forced to miss the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Fanfest in Charlotte. Race was examined by a doctor and it’s been confirmed that his extreme pain was coming from a cyst on his spine being aggravated. Race underwent a three-hour surgery...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on WCW Nitro on WWE Network, Legend Has Surgery for Cyst

- We noted late last week that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race fell at home and was forced to miss the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Fanfest in Charlotte. Race was examined by a doctor and it’s been confirmed that his extreme pain was coming from a cyst on his spine being aggravated. Race underwent a three-hour surgery on Monday to remove the cyst. Fans can send their get well letters to...
Via Wrestle Scoop
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on WCW Nitro Airing on the WWE Network, WWE Hall of Famer Has Surgery for Cyst

- We noted late last week that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race fell at home and was forced to miss the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Fanfest in Charlotte. Race was examined by a doctor and it’s been confirmed that his extreme pain was coming from a cyst on his spine being aggravated. Race underwent a three-hour surgery on Monday to remove the cyst. Fans can send their get well letters to...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on WCW Nitro Airing on the WWE Network, WWE Hall of Famer Has Surgery for Cyst

- We noted late last week that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race fell at home and was forced to miss the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Fanfest in Charlotte. Race was examined by a doctor and it’s been confirmed that his extreme pain was coming from a cyst on his spine being aggravated. Race underwent a three-hour surgery on Monday to remove the cyst. Fans can send their get well letters to...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Harley Race Injury & Surgery Update, EVOLVE 33 iPPV

Partial Source: Pwinsider – Last week it was reported that Harley Race suffered a fall in St. Louis, which caused him to miss the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest. It was thought that Race had suffered a broken hip, but according to someone close to Race, it was discovered that the extreme pain was due to aggravating a cyst on his spine. Race had a three-hour surgery on Monday...
Via WZR Online
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Harley Race Suffers Injury – Details Inside

Source: Pwinsider.com Harley Race suffered a fall in St. Louis yesterday and will miss the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest. Race slipped and fell on his left hip, but reportedly still tried to drive from St. Louis to Charlotte for his scheduled appearance at the convention. He made it about 35 miles, and had to turn back. Race will be getting examined later today, with the fear...
Via WZR Online
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Show Appears After NXT, Takeover 2 Tickets, Legend Injured, Natalya

From Show Appears After NXT, Takeover 2 Tickets, Legend Injured, Natalya - PWInsider reports that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race was injured in a fall on Thursday in St. Louis and will have to miss the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest in Charlotte this weekend. Race slipped and fell on his hip but still tried to make the drive from St. Louis to Charlotte. The pain was too much and...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Show Appears After NXT, Takeover 2 Tickets, Legend Injured, Natalya

- PWInsider reports that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race was injured in a fall on Thursday in St. Louis and will have to miss the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest in Charlotte this weekend. Race slipped and fell on his hip but still tried to make the drive from St. Louis to Charlotte. The pain was too much and Race had to turn around after about 35 miles. There’s fear Race may...
Via Wrestle Scoop
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Show Appears After NXT Tapings, News on Takeover 2 Tickets, WWE Legend Injured, Natalya

- PWInsider reports that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race was injured in a fall on Thursday in St. Louis and will have to miss the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest in Charlotte this weekend. Race slipped and fell on his hip but still tried to make the drive from St. Louis to Charlotte. The pain was too much and Race had to turn around after about 35 miles. There’s fear Race may...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Show Appears After NXT Tapings, News on Takeover 2 Tickets, WWE Legend Injured, Natalya

- PWInsider reports that WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race was injured in a fall on Thursday in St. Louis and will have to miss the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest in Charlotte this weekend. Race slipped and fell on his hip but still tried to make the drive from St. Louis to Charlotte. The pain was too much and Race had to turn around after about 35 miles. There’s fear Race may...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dr. Tom Prichard At 2014 Harley Race Wrestling Camp & More

– Harley Race’s World League Wrestling sent out the following today… Dr. Tom Prichard to join 2014 Harley Race Wrestling Camp Notable Trainer of current professional wrestling superstars to attend popular wrestling camp Troy, MO, July 28, 2014: World League Wrestling is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Tom Prichard for the 2014 week-long Harley Race Wrestling Camp. Dates...
Via WZR Online
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Harley Race Speaks Out – Hulk Hogan As A Wrestler, More

Here are some highlights from an interview Harley Race recently did with In Your Head Wrestling Radio: What are your thoughts on Hulk Hogan as a wrestler?: “Well, no matter how you want to word it or how you want to say it, if you’re good enough to get to all the places that Hogan was at you’ve got to be way the hell above average…Hogan gets good and bad raps virtually on...
Via WZR Online
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on WWE Network Adding New Features, Race Talks Hogan

From Update on WWE Network Adding New Features, Race Talks Hogan - WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race recently appeared on In Your Head Wrestling Radio and was asked his thoughts on Hulk Hogan as a wrestler. Race replied: “Well, no matter how you want to word it or how you want to say it, if you’re good enough to get to all the places that Hogan was at you’ve got to be way the hell...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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