HARLEY RACE NEWS

Backstage News on NXT Takeover Creative, Legend Holds Tryouts, TLC

- The 2014 WWE TLC pay-per-view drew 14,000 fans, a near sellout. – WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race ran a week-long training camp back in November with Bobby Eaton, Tom Prichard and Terry Funk as instructors. The camp saw tryouts for both Pro Wrestling NOAH and New Japan Pro Wrestling. – Regarding the successful WWE NXT Takeover: R Evolution event, writer Ryan Ward was the man...
Via Wrestle Scoop
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Future WWE Countdown Episode – Who Was WWE’s Most Royal Superstar?

- WWE’s website has a new poll up for a future episode of WWE Countdown on the WWE Network, asking who was the most royal Superstar in history. The options are: * “The King of Harts” Owen Hart * King Booker (Booker T) * “Macho King” Randy Savage * Don Muraco (WWE King of the Ring 1985 Tournament winner) * Jerry “The King” Lawler * “The King” Harley Race * Sheamus...
Via Wrestle Scoop
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Who Is The Most Royal WWE Superstar In WWE History?

WWE has a new poll up asking fans for their choice on who is/was the most royal member of the WWE superstar roster. The poll will influence a future episode of “WWE Countdown” that is aired every week. Below are the contestants for the honor of “most royal”:   – “The King of Harts” Owen Hart – King Booker (Booker T) – “Macho King” Randy Savage – Don Muraco...
Via Wrestling News Depot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Polls Fans On Their ‘Most Royal Superstar’ In History

WWE.com has a new poll up asking fans who the “most royal superstar in history” is, for a future episode of WWE Countdown. Here are your options: * “The King of Harts” Owen Hart * King Booker (Booker T) * “Macho King” Randy Savage * Don Muraco (WWE King of the Ring 1985 Tournament winner) * Jerry “The King” Lawler * “The King” Harley Race * Sheamus (WWE King of...
Via WZR Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on WWE NXT Takeover Creative, WWE Legend Holds Tryouts, TLC Attendance

- The 2014 WWE TLC pay-per-view drew 14,000 fans, a near sellout. - WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race ran a week-long training camp back in November with Bobby Eaton, Tom Prichard and Terry Funk as instructors. The camp saw tryouts for both Pro Wrestling NOAH and New Japan Pro Wrestling. - Regarding the successful WWE NXT Takeover: R Evolution event, writer Ryan Ward was the man...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on WWE NXT Takeover Creative, WWE Legend Holds Tryouts, TLC Attendance

- The 2014 WWE TLC pay-per-view drew 14,000 fans, a near sellout. – WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race ran a week-long training camp back in November with Bobby Eaton, Tom Prichard and Terry Funk as instructors. The camp saw tryouts for both Pro Wrestling NOAH and New Japan Pro Wrestling. – Regarding the successful WWE NXT Takeover: R Evolution event, writer Ryan Ward was the man...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Network Interviewing a Legend, New Slammy Category, NXT

- Below is a preview for this week’s WWE NXT episode: – WWE has announced the Tag Team of the Year category for next week’s Slammy Awards. As noted, nominees will be revealed on Saturday. In an update on voting, WWE.com-exclusive awards will be voted on via WWE.com this Saturday. Voting for regular Slammy Awards will begin this Saturday through the WWE App. – WWE Hall of...
Via Wrestle Scoop
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Network Interviewing a Hall of Famer, New Slammy Category, More on Voting, NXT Preview

- Below is a preview for this week's WWE NXT episode: - WWE has announced the Tag Team of the Year category for next week's Slammy Awards. As noted, nominees will be revealed on Saturday. In an update on voting, WWE.com-exclusive awards will be voted on via WWE.com this Saturday. Voting for regular Slammy Awards will begin this Saturday through the WWE App. - WWE Hall...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Ryder’s Rehab, Harley Race/WWE Network Project?, More

– Zack Ryder has offered another brief update on his recovery on Twitter: Day 2 of rehab. #ReturnOfTheZack — Zack Ryder (@ZackRyder) December 3, 2014 – Harley Race was recently interviewed for an upcoming program on the WWE Network. World League Wrestling posted the news on Facebook: Post by Harley Race World League Wrestling.
Via WZR Online
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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
November 19, 2014  |  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
October 31, 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

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 the right...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Prichard: ‘Roman Reigns Isn’t Ready For Brock Lesnar’

Former WWE head trainer Dr. Tom Prichard was interviewed by DailyDDT.com about a variety of topics. Check out the highlights: On his favorite wrestlers growing up: “The Funks, Harley Race, Johnny Valentine, Wahoo McDaniel, Jack Brisco, The Infernos with JC Dykes, On being hung during his Continental Wrestling Federation run: “As a kid watching wrestling in El Paso, I’d seen...
Via WZR Online
September 17, 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
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