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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
2 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wrestling News: Wrestling Legend & Actor Ox Baker Passes Away At 80

Professional wrestling lost a legend this morning as WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler announced on Twitter that Ox Baker (Douglas A. Baker) has passed away at the age of 80. He said the following: Just got the sad news that my friend and wrestling great, Ox Baker passed away a couple of hours ago. RIP OX pic.twitter.com/uRbe8R1rbI — Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) October...
Via Wrestling News Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ox Baker Passes Away

Ox Baker — best known for his legendary heart punch — passed away early Monday morning reportedly following complications from a previous heart attack.  He was 80 years old. Jerry Lawler confirmed the news on Twitter. Just got the sad news that my friend and wrestling great, Ox Baker passed away a couple of hours ago. RIP OX pic.twitter.com/uRbe8R1rbI — Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler...
Via Between The Ropes
4 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

RVD Doing Stand Up Comedy, JR Responds to RAW Commentary, More

- The latest Canvas 2 Canvas video features WWE artist Rob Schamberger drawing The Rock: – Scott Hall’s son Cody Hall has been added to the big WrestleCade event in Winston-Salem, North Carolina next month. – Rob Van Dam will be performing at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on Thursday night at 8pm in Universal City, California. – Jim Ross tweeted the following about comments...
Via Wrestle Scoop
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Responds to RAW Commentary

Jim Ross tweeted the following about comments between JBL and Jerry Lawler on this week's RAW when promoting Steve Austin's podcast: "Yes I heard the insider talk when @steveaustinBSR podcast was being promoted on Raw. I got the inside joke. Takes no balls. #Classy" Possible Spoiler on The Rock's WWE Return, Big Plans for Rusev, More
Via Ring Side News
9 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

A Jerry Lawler/WWE DVD In The Works, Y2J Update, Mysterio

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer – As noted earlier here on the website, WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio was reportedly backstage at a recent taping of Lucha Underground for the El Rey Network on September 27 in Los Angeles. A photo of Mysterio was apparently tweeted but quickly deleted. WWE was extremely upset when they found out Rey was backstage at the tapings. – As noted...
Via WZR Online
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Former WWE Star Releases Crazy Rap CD

Former WWE Superstar Brian Christopher, son of Jerry Lawler, has a new hip-hop CD out on iTunes. “Bringin’ Sexay Back” is also available on Amazon and Spotify. A press release described the CD like this: “This CD consists of several hilarious song parodies plus some great original music. Included on his CD are the songs ‘Going Down’ which Brian uses as he makes his grand...
Via Wrestling News Depot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former WWE Star Releases Rap Album with Wrestler Cameos, WWE on Who Has Most Power

- WWE’s website has a new poll asking fans who wields the most power in WWE – The Authority, Mr. McMahon, Brock Lesnar, Paul Heyman, John Cena or someone else. With over 14,000 votes, McMahon is currently leading with 39%. The Authority is next with 28% and Cena is next with 14%. - Former WWE Superstar Brian Christopher, son of Jerry Lawler, has a new hip-hop CD out on iTunes...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-WWE Star Brian Christopher Releases Hip-Hop Album

Former WWE Superstar Brian Christopher, son of Jerry Lawler, has a new hip-hop CD out on iTunes. "Bringin' Sexay Back" is also available on Amazon and Spotify. A press release described the CD like this: "This CD consists of several hilarious song parodies plus some great original music. Included on his CD are the songs ‘Going Down’ which Brian uses as he...
Via Ring Side News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest On Sting’s WWE Debut, Lawler At NFL Game Today (Pic)

– As reported last night here on the website, Reddit user “MetsFan4Ever,” who has broken WWE stories in the past, claims to have knowledge that points to Sting debuting on WWE television around late January. While this should be taken as a rumor for now, it would work timing wise if “The Icon” were to have “one final match” at WrestleMania 31 as has been rumored extensively...
Via WZR Online
18 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Players Stage WWE Style Locker Room Brawl (Video)

What happens when you get a handful of college football players taking part in a massive WWE-style fight? If any of these guys don’t get drafted into the NFL, they certainly have a fall-back career as a future professional wrestler – a move that has worked out pretty well for The Rock. Where is Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross to make the call? [BSO] The post West Virginia Players...
Via Geeks and Cleats
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Legend to Introduce Lawler at RAW?, Sting & WWE Notes, Attendance

From Legend to Introduce Lawler at RAW?, Sting & WWE Notes, Attendance - Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * September 12th in White Plains, NY drew 3,400 fans * September 13th in Springfield, MA drew 4,500 fans * September 13th in Jackson, MS drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Boston drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Monroe, LA drew 4,800 fans * September 15th in Lafayette...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Legend to Introduce Lawler at RAW?, Sting & WWE Notes, Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * September 12th in White Plains, NY drew 3,400 fans * September 13th in Springfield, MA drew 4,500 fans * September 13th in Jackson, MS drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Boston drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Monroe, LA drew 4,800 fans * September 15th in Lafayette, LA for RAW drew 7,000 fans * September 16th in Biloxi, MS for SmackDown...
Via Wrestle Scoop
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Announcer to Introduce Lawler at RAW?, Notes on Sting & WWE, WWE Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * September 12th in White Plains, NY drew 3,400 fans * September 13th in Springfield, MA drew 4,500 fans * September 13th in Jackson, MS drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Boston drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Monroe, LA drew 4,800 fans * September 15th in Lafayette, LA for RAW drew 7,000 fans * September 16th in Biloxi, MS...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Legend To Introduce Lawler At RAW?, WWE Attendance #’s

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – Legendary Memphis wrestling announcer Lance Russell will be in attendance at Monday’s RAW and is rumored to appear before the live crowd to introduce fellow Memphis legend Jerry Lawler before the cameras start rolling. Lawler, however, reportedly wants to walk out to the announcing table with Russell. – Below are some recent WWE attendance...
Via WZR Online
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Announcer to Introduce Lawler at RAW?, Notes on Sting & WWE, WWE Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * September 12th in White Plains, NY drew 3,400 fans * September 13th in Springfield, MA drew 4,500 fans * September 13th in Jackson, MS drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Boston drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Monroe, LA drew 4,800 fans * September 15th in Lafayette, LA for RAW drew 7,000 fans * September 16th in Biloxi, MS for SmackDown...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Announcer to Introduce Lawler at RAW?, Notes on Sting & WWE, WWE Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * September 12th in White Plains, NY drew 3,400 fans * September 13th in Springfield, MA drew 4,500 fans * September 13th in Jackson, MS drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Boston drew 4,500 fans * September 14th in Monroe, LA drew 4,800 fans * September 15th in Lafayette, LA for RAW drew 7,000 fans * September 16th in Biloxi, MS for SmackDown...
Via Ring Side News
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Cole’s RAW Mistake + Final WWE SmackDown Rating

– It’s interesting to note that WWE is promoting Steve Austin’s podcast on RAW. Jim Ross recently noted that current WWE talents have not appeared on his podcast as they are “banned.” During Monday’s WWE Night Of Champions “go-home” edition of RAW, the commentary team of Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and JBL promoted the “Steve Austin Show” podcast, noting that Kevin...
Via WZR Online
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Best and worst of WWE King of the Ring 1993

I’m a stickler for wrestling tournaments and the WWE King of the Ring was one of the first shows where the concept was exclusively built around a one-night tournament. On top of that, the winner gets a crown, robe and scepter? Yes and please.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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