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Kamala Discusses Pulling A Gun On Andre The Giant & More

In an interview with Bleacher Report, Kamala spoke about an incident in which he pulled a gun on Andre the Giant. Here are highlights: On losing both of his legs: “I didn’t even want to look down at first. But when I came home (from the hospital), I would look down, and I’d cry a little. I’d think, ‘I’m not normal, am I? I’m not normal anymore. People are going to treat...
Via WZR Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steve Austin’s Latest Podcast, The Latest ‘Canvas 2 Canvas’ Video

– Wrestling journalist Bill Apter is the latest guest for “The Steve Austin Show” podcast, which you can find at Podcastone.com. Here’s a description: “Bill Apter, formerly of Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine, talks to the “1990 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookie Of The Year” (that’s Steve Austin in case you’re wondering) about Buddy Rogers, the death of the territories...
Via WZR Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Striker Discusses Lucha Underground, JR/Lawler, More

Credit: Busted Open Radio Matt Striker recently spoke about working with Lucha Underground and more. Here are the highlights… What is it like to be a part of this new promotion, Lucha Underground?: To be a part of something new is like anything in any walk of life; you get a new girl, you get a new toy, you get a new phone. It is all very cool and it makes you feel like you’re...
Via WZR Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red-hot Grizzlies dealing with different type of expectations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis isn't Los Angeles. It doesn't want to be. The brightest lights here aren't on the stars, but on the city work trucks at midnight along I-240. The biggest stars aren't on red carpets, but on the gym floor at FedExForum. Jack Nicholson and Rihanna aren't watching, but Shinedown guitarist Zach Myers and rapper Yo Gotti are. If President Barack Obama and Jerry...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Strange Survivor Series teams – 5 Things

From Jerry Lawler’s bunch of royal Mini-Mes to Big Show’s crew of Attitude Era misfits, look back at the Survivor Series teams in the latest 5 Things! The post 5 Strange Survivor Series teams – 5 Things appeared first on All Wrestling News.
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fandango Reacts To His WWE Return At Survivor Series

UPDATE: Fandango posted the following on Twitter, regarding his WWE return on Sunday’s WWE Survivor Series pre-show… That's right. #SurvivorSeries Same Fandango style, new Fandango flavor. — Fandango (@WWEFandango) November 18, 2014 ORIGINAL: A few announcements were made regarding the WWE Survivor Series “Kickoff Show” on the “go-home” edition of RAW for this...
Via WZR Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2 New WWE Survivor Series Pay-Per-View Matches, More

– It was confirmed on RAW’s pre-show that Goldust and Stardust will defend the WWE Tag Team Titles in a Fatal Four-Way match at Survivor Series. The champions will face Miz and Damien Mizdow, The Usos and Los Matadores with the belts on the line. – A few announcements were made regarding the WWE Survivor Series “Kickoff Show” on the “go-home” edition of RAW for this...
Via WZR Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News: 2 Former TNA Stars At WrestleMania 31?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As previously reported here on the website, any type of match for Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania 31 in 2015 will depend on if he can pass a strict physical exam for the WWE. The physical exam will include any performer that is over 45 years old who is under consideration for a match in WWE or WrestleMania 31. Sting will also need to undergo the...
Via TNA Wrestling News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News On Sting, Hogan & Rock At WrestleMania 31

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As previously reported here on the website, any type of match for Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania 31 in 2015 will depend on if he can pass a strict physical exam for the WWE. The physical exam will include any performer that is over 45 years old who is under consideration for a match in WWE or WrestleMania 31. Sting will also need to undergo the...
Via WZR Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Films Jerry Lawler, WWE Announces New Overseas Deal, Inbox

- WWE Superstars talk about their first cars in the latest episode of WWE Inbox: – WWE announced that they have extended their TV deal and promotional partnership with ATRESMEDIA for two more years through 2016. WWE RAW and SmackDown will continue to air on ATRESMEDIA’s channel NEOX in Spain. On a related note, tonight’s WWE live event at the Palacio Vistalegre Arena in Madrid...
Via Wrestle Scoop
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Live Special Already Sold Out, Jerry Lawler Filming

– Tickets for the NXT special on December 11 and the TV tapings for the next night have sold out. – WWE cameras will film Jerry Lawler as he sings with Tom Nunnery at the Blue Note Bar and Grill. It happens on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee tonight at 8 PM.
Via WZR Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Filming Jerry Lawler In Concert, WWE Announces New Overseas Deal, Superstars’ Cars

- WWE Superstars talk about their first cars in the latest episode of WWE Inbox: - WWE announced today that they have extended their TV deal and promotional partnership with ATRESMEDIA for two more years through 2016. WWE RAW and SmackDown will continue to air on ATRESMEDIA's channel NEOX in Spain. On a related note, tonight's WWE live event at the Palacio Vistalegre...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Filming Jerry Lawler In Concert, WWE Announces New Overseas Deal

- WWE announced today that they have extended their TV deal and promotional partnership with ATRESMEDIA for two more years through 2016. WWE RAW and SmackDown will continue to air on ATRESMEDIA’s channel NEOX in Spain. On a related note, tonight’s WWE live event at the Palacio Vistalegre Arena in Madrid is sold out, making it WWE’s best-selling event in Madrid since 2006. –...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Note on Hogan Possibly Wrestling at WrestleMania 31

- While Hulk Hogan may be training for an in-ring return at WrestleMania 31, the decision will largely depend on whether or not Hogan can pass a physical. This applies to everyone over the age of around 45 that is under consideration for the big event, including Sting. WWE has had strict physicals for older talents ever since Jerry Lawler’s heart attack on RAW, which is why Hogan’s...
Via Wrestle Scoop
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Note on Hulk Hogan and Sting Possibly Wrestling at WrestleMania 31

- While Hulk Hogan may be training for an in-ring return at WrestleMania 31, the decision will largely depend on whether or not Hogan can pass a physical. This applies to everyone over the age of around 45 that is under consideration for the big event, including Sting. WWE has had strict physicals for older talents ever since Jerry Lawler's heart attack on RAW, which is why...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News – Hulk Hogan & Sting At WrestleMania 31?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter Regarding Hulk Hogan working a match at WrestleMania 31, or any other future WrestleMania for that matter, it will largely depend on whether or not he can pass the strict WWE physical examination. The same applies for anyone over the age of about 45 that is under consideration for being brought back to work WrestleMania, or any other shows...
Via WZR Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Hulk Hogan & Sting Possibly Wrestling at WrestleMania 31

While Hulk Hogan may be training for an in-ring return at WrestleMania 31, the decision will largely depend on whether or not Hogan can pass a physical. This applies to everyone over the age of around 45 that is under consideration for the big event, including Sting. WWE has had strict physicals for older talents ever since Jerry Lawler’s heart attack on RAW, which is why Hogan’s...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Declares Quarterly Dividend, Ziggler Speaks Out, More

– WWE declared its quarterly dividend today, amounting to $0.12 per share. The next reveal will be made on December 26th for shareholders on record as of December 15, 2014. – Mike Kingston, who writes the comic book Headlocked with art by Jerry Lawler, will appear at Vermont Comic Con in Burlington, Vermont this weekend. – Dolph Ziggler spoke with The Sun promoting WWE’s...
Via WZR Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Andre the Giant Stories You (May or) May Not Know

Andre the Giant has turned into a mythical character in pro wrestling folklore and urban legend since his passing. Many stories have floated around the Internet and bars on the Giant and I thought it would be fun to take a look back at 10 of Andre stories you may or may not have heard before.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Ox Baker Passes Away At 80 Years Old

Jerry Lawler was one of the first to break the news this morning that legendary territorial wrestler Ox Baker passed away in Hartford, CT, during the night. He was 80 years old. Baker had a number of health issues and his death was attributed to a heart attack. He had been in a wheelchair for several months. Just got the sad news that my friend and wrestling great, Ox Baker passed...
Via Wrestling Truth
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Y2J Draws A Crowd, News On The WWE Network, Lawler & More

– WWE’s first house show at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is set for December 20th. Tickets begin selling next week for the show. – There is a new article at TheStreet.com discussing WWE putting ads on the Network to generate additional revenue. – Uproxx has an article discussing Jerry Lawler and the fact that he owns a Batmobile from the 1966...
Via WZR Online
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Morrison On Y2J’s Podcast, Lawler/Helms At NYC Comic-Con

– John Morrison is the latest guest on Chris Jericho’s podcast “Talk is Jericho”. Here’s a description: “Former WWE Intercontinental Champion John Morrison is giving everyone a lesson in parkour & high-flying ring style. He’s talking Tough Enough, CM Punk, ECW, WWE, Chris Benoit, erupting volcanoes, Johnny Blaze, Y2J, and how he really feels about Jim Morrison ...
Via WZR Online
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE ‘Going Purple’ With GLAAD, Lawler Talks Rock’s Return

– WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler was a guest on the debut episode of the new “This Is Awesome Wrestling Show” podcast. * He talked about him and the announce team not knowing about The Rock coming back on Raw and how they thought when his music hit, it was going to be the Big Show dressed as The Rock. He mentions you see how much The Rock is still relevant and compares to stars...
Via WZR Online
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler On “This Is Stupid” Chants From Raw and If He Knew About The Rock’s Return

Jerry Lawler recently joined the "This Is Awesome Wrestling Show" podcast with hosts, Glenn Moore and Steve Guy. Below are some of the highlights: * He said he and the announce team didn't know The Rock was appearing on Raw and how they thought when his music hit, it was going to be the Big Show coming out dressed as The Rock. Lawler mentioned how The Rock is still...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Next Week’s RAW Guest Host Revealed, Celebrity At RAW, More

– A new book on Andy Kaufman, who of course worked his famous feud with Jerry Lawler, is being released tomorrow. Titled Kaufman Lives, it was written by longtime writing partner Bob Zmuda and Kaufman’s girlfriend at the time of his death, Lynn Marguiles. The book promises to reveal details about Kaufman’s life, “including surprising secrets that Andy made Lynne and Bob promise...
Via WZR Online
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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