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Austin Idol Talks The 40th Anniversary Of His Plane Crash

Legendary pro wrestling journalist Bill Apter talked with former wrestling great (and one of my personal favorites) Austin Idol. Idol and Apter talk about the 40-year anniversary of one of the worst plane crashes in wrestling history in a fascinating interview.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Has Andy Kaufman & Jerry Lawler Footage Removed, How Many WrestleMania 31 Tickets Are Available?

- For what it’s worth, WWE recently had old Memphis Wrestling footage of the Jerry Lawler vs. Andy Kaufman feud pulled from YouTube, claiming ownership of the footage. At last word, WWE did not own the Memphis Wrestling tape library but Lawler had been trying to get master tapes from the people who owned them in hopes of selling them to WWE.– There are currently around 11,000...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Savage and His Overlooked Greatest Matches

Randy Savage will take his rightful place in the Hall of Fame the night before Wrestlemania 31. Although it’s hard to believe, there is a younger generation out there who may not be familiar with Savage’s work. WWE has produced 2 dvd’s on the career of the Macho Man, and there is hours of content on the WWE network, but I want to take a look at some matches that often get over looked.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler Comments on Commentary Change

Jerry Lawler tweeted the following this past weekend about going from RAW to SmackDown commentary: Excited to bring my brand of levity and excitement to @WWESmackDown on Thursdays with @MichaelCole & @ByronSaxton pic.twitter.com/2KscYNmSYB — Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) January 10, 2015 The post Jerry Lawler Comments on Commentary Change appeared first on All Wrestling News.
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE News: Reason For Major Change In Raw & Smackdown Announce Teams

With Smackdown relaunching on Thursday nights next week, WWE have made announcement to make changes to both Raw and Smackdown announce teams, a welcome refreshing change which is needed badly in WWE. Thursday 15th see’s WWE Smackdown make its move back to Thursday night’s after spending nearly 10 years on Friday nights. With the change; WWE have announced changes to the broadcast...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler Moved to SmackDown

- WWE issued the following:WWE® ANNOUNCES NEW BROADCAST TEAMS AS A PART OF SMACKDOWN®’S MOVE TO THURSDAY NIGHTSAs SmackDown prepares to move to Thursday nights next week on Syfy, WWE Universe members will be seeing some new faces behind both the Raw and SmackDown announce desks.On Raw, Michael Cole and JBL will be joined each week by WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, while the new...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler Released from the Hospital

Jerry Lawler was reportedly released from Methodist North Hospital in Memphis on January 5th and is doing a lot better. Lawler had been hospitalized since New Year’s Eve with a case of diverticulitis.As noted, it appears Lawler will be replaced by Booker T on RAW commentary again next week.Problems with Sting’s WWE Return?, Big Lesnar & Heyman Change, Vince McMahon vs. NXT...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler Not Returning on Monday’s RAW?

Scott Stanford indicated on Twitter that he will be working the WWE RAW Pre-show this coming Monday night.This could be a sign that Booker T is staying on RAW commentary and Jerry Lawler isn’t able to return yet.The post Jerry Lawler Not Returning on Monday’s RAW? appeared first on All Wrestling News.
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE News: Booker T Replacing Jerry Lawler On Commentary Tonight For Raw

We reported last week that Jerry “The King” Lawler was hospitalized with a case of diverticulitis. The severity of his case was unknown but the Wrestling Observer reported that he was expected to be out of the hospital by the end of the weekend. Diverticulitis could be a life-threatening condition in some cases and wrestling personalities such as “The Beast Incarnate” Brock...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Booker T Replacing Jerry Lawler on Commentary for Tonight’s RAW?

It appears that Jerry Lawler won’t be working tonight’s WWE RAW commentary due to his recent hospitalization with a case of diverticulitis.Booker T revealed that he will be on RAW commentary tonight, presumably with JBL and Michael Cole. Booker will not be working the RAW Pre-show. He tweeted: No #RAW pre or post show for me tonight. Don't worry though, you can get your Booker...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Update on Jerry Lawler Being Hospitalized

As noted earlier, Jerry Lawler was hospitalized at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis with a case of diverticulitis over the New Year’s holiday. Lawler was expected to be released this weekend. He has been taking heavy doses of antibiotics since undergoing tests at the hospital on Wednesday.Lawler’s girlfriend Lauryn McBride posted these photos of Lawler celebrating the New...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Jerry “The King” Lawler Hospitalized

According to a report earlier today from SEScoops, Jerry Lawler has been hospitalized for the past several days after being diagnosed with diverticulitis.  Diverticulitis is a colon disease where pouches form in the wall of the colon and become inflamed or infected. It happens when feces gets trapped in the pouches and bacteria grows in them to cause inflammation or infection...
Via Ring Kings
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE News: Jerry Lawler Reportedly Hospitalized With Diverticulitis

According to a report earlier today from SEScoops, Jerry Lawler has been hospitalized for the past several days after being diagnosed with diverticulitis. Diverticulitis is a colon disease where pouches form in the wall of the colon and become inflamed or infected. It happens when feces gets trapped in the pouches and bacteria grows in them to cause inflammation or infection. While...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry “The King” Lawler Hospitalized

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler has been hospitalized the last several days due to a case of diverticulitis, according to PWInsider.Lawler is expected to be released within the next couple of days.The post Jerry “The King” Lawler Hospitalized appeared first on All Wrestling News.
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawlwer Confirms Upcoming DVD Project

The Commercial Appeal of Memphis spoke with WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler at the annual Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention last weekend. Lawler confirmed that WWE is working on a DVD project for him. He said: “They’ve just finished interviewing Lance Russell, Bill Dundee and Jerry Jarrett, so it’s not too far down the road. It’ll be big matches, a retrospective of my entire...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
November 30, 2014  |  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
November 19, 2014  |  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
November 13, 2014  |  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

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
October 20, 2014  |  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
October 06, 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

WWE RAW Rating Somewhat Surprising

Reactions to last night’s WWE RAW have been somewhat mixed. Overall, though, most people thought it was a stinker. There was a bunch of hype behind the show, with Jerry Lawler as the advertised guest to mediate issues between the Bella Twins. It was also billed as the “season premiere.” The show was headlined by a Chris Jericho vs. Bray Wyatt rematch inside the steel cage...
Via Between The Ropes
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Inviting Michael Sam To Raw Is Shameful, WWE

You know what makes me angry? When a wrestling company puts something else above the industry. I get that there are stockholders to answer to, and WWE Network subscription numbers to explain away. I’m well aware that WWE Raw is getting ready to face it biggest competition in the coming weeks with Monday Night Football But no excuse justifies WWE hitching a ride on the Michael Sam...
Via Between The Ropes
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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