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NXT Star Says He’s Bringing Brutality Back to WWE, Top Name Doing Shoot Interview, Angle & Bruno

- In the video below, Ring Fever catches up with WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino and Kurt Angle at the Arnold Classic earlier this year: - RF Video noted on Facebook that they are conducting a rare shoot interview with Eric Bischoff this week. They have been trying to get a shoot with Bischoff for over a decade so it should be interesting. - WWE’s website recently spoke with...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NXT Star Says He’s Bringing Brutality Back to WWE, Top Name Doing Shoot Interview, Angle & Bruno

- RF Video noted on Facebook that they are conducting a rare shoot interview with Eric Bischoff today. They have been trying to get a shoot with Bischoff for over a decade so it should be interesting. - WWE’s website recently spoke with NXT star Bull Dempsey, who will face Mojo Rawley at Takeover 2 on September 11th. Dempsey has proclaimed himself to be old school, a throwback...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Knuckles Madsen Discusses His Time in NXT, Being Signed by the Company & More

Kevin Nikel, who was worked for WWE portraying Knuckles Madsen until recently, was interviewed by False Finish Wrestling Radio. Here are some highlights. Where his name originated from: ”During my tryout 18 months ago, Bill Demott started calling me Knuckles because of my look and so when I got the job they asked me for a nickname so I said “Knuckles sounds good.” I loved...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Knuckles Madsen Discusses His Time in NXT, Being Signed by the Company & More

Kevin Nikel, who was worked for WWE portraying Knuckles Madsen until recently, was interviewed by False Finish Wrestling Radio. Here are some highlights. Where his name originated from: ”During my tryout 18 months ago, Bill Demott started calling me Knuckles because of my look and so when I got the job they asked me for a nickname so I said “Knuckles sounds good.” I loved...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Knuckles Madsen Comments on Signing with World Wrestling Entertainment

Kevin Nikel, who was worked for WWE portraying Knuckles Madsen until recently, was interviewed by False Finish Wrestling Radio. Here are some highlights. Where his name originated from:"During my tryout 18 months ago,BillDemott started calling me Knuckles because of my look and so when I got the job they asked me for a nickname so I said "Knucklessoundsgood." I loved...
Via Ring Side News
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

BoredWrestlingFan Radio Episode 83

See what happens when most of the BoredWrestlingFan crew are sleep deprived.  JT Hogan meets his matches in RowdyRodimus Hogan, G Hogan and Mark Noyce Hogan, dude brother.  Joe channels his inner Ultimate Warrior, and Jorge channels his inner sheep lover.  We find out in the news why Ric Flair hasn’t paid his ex wife her alimony, and we hear about all the roster trimming that...
Via cheap-heat
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Osborne (AKA Doink the Clown) Cause of Death Revealed to be a Drug Overdose

Credit – F4WOnline The autopsy for Matt Wade Osborne, better known as Matt Borne, Big Josh and the original Doink the Clown, reported his death was from an accidental drug overdose and that he was suffering from heart problems. That had been largely expeted.  The medical examiner noted high levels of morphine and hydrocodone (Vicodin) in his system according to a report, which...
Via Wrestlechat.net
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

BoredWrestlingFan Radio Episode 81 – Matt Borne Tribute

Texas Wrestling Hall of Fame founder David Fuller and inductees James Beard and Black Bart join us via the phone lines to pay tribute to their fallen friend, “Maniac” Matt Borne.  Doc Knight of Original Stampede Wrestling drops in to say a few words as well.  The BWF Radio crew sit quietly at the learning tree as these legends of professional wrestling talk about the business...
Via cheap-heat
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Content Listing For WWE’s Mid-South Wrestling DVD

WWE has released the following content listing for WWE Legends Of Mid-South Wrestling, which hits DVD and Blu-ray on September 10th: Disc 1 The Beginnings Ted DiBiase Ted DiBiase vs. Paul Orndorff Mid-South Wrestling • December 10, 1981 Junkyard Dog Andre the Giant, Dusty Rhodes & Junkyard Dog vs. Afa, Sika & Big Cat Ernie Ladd Mid-South Wrestling • January 14, 1982 Rat...
Via WZR Online
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Full Listing for WWE’s Legends of Mid-South Wrestling DVD

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for WWE’s Legends of Mid-South Wrestling set that comes out on September 10th. Disc 1 The Beginnings Ted DiBiase Ted DiBiase vs. Paul Orndorff Mid-South Wrestling • December 10, 1981 Junkyard Dog Andre the Giant, Dusty Rhodes & Junkyard Dog vs. Afa, Sika & Big Cat Ernie Ladd Mid-South Wrestling • January...
Via Wrestle Scoop
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Full Content Listing for WWE’s Legends of Mid-South Wrestling DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for WWE’s Legends of Mid-South Wrestling set that comes out on September 10th.Disc 1The BeginningsTed DiBiaseTed DiBiase vs. Paul Orndorff Mid-South Wrestling • December 10, 1981Junkyard DogAndre the Giant, Dusty Rhodes & Junkyard Dog vs. Afa, Sika & Big Cat Ernie Ladd Mid-South Wrestling • January...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Full Content Listing for WWE’s Legends of Mid-South Wrestling DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for WWE’s Legends of Mid-South Wrestling set that comes out on September 10th. Disc 1 The Beginnings Ted DiBiase Ted DiBiase vs. Paul Orndorff Mid-South Wrestling • December 10, 1981 Junkyard Dog Andre the Giant, Dusty Rhodes & Junkyard Dog vs. Afa, Sika & Big Cat Ernie Ladd Mid-South Wrestling • January...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Matches Revealed for WWE's Legends of Mid-South Wrestling DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the full content listing for WWE's Legends of Mid-South Wrestling set that comes out on September 10th. Disc 1 The Beginnings Ted DiBiase Ted DiBiase vs. Paul Orndorff Mid-South Wrestling • December 10, 1981 Junkyard Dog Andre the Giant, Dusty Rhodes & Junkyard Dog vs. Afa, Sika & Big Cat Ernie Ladd Mid-South Wrestling...
Via Ring Side News
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan Notes: Hardy Breaks Kayfabe, J.J. Dillon & Tugboat, More

– Dean Puckering sent this one along: Former WWF Superstar Fred Ottman (Tugboat, Typhoon and The Shcokmaster) just did an interview with a site called TheWrestlingMania.com One thing he talk about which might be interesting is that he’s starring in a film called Wrestling With Disaster which will showcase the lives of people within the business AFTER they leave. IT was interesting...
Via WZR Online
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Foley & JR Share Their Thoughts On Matt Borne’s Passing

– Mick Foley wrote a lengthy and exceptional post on his Facebook in tribute of Matt “Doink” Borne’s passing. You can check that out here; it discusses his matches with Borne in WCCW and the impact they had on his career, among other things. – Jim Ross’ latest blog shares his thoughts on Borne’s passing here, including Borne’s ability to make the Donk gimmick work and more.
Via WZR Online
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Autopsy On Matt Borne Complete – Details

TMZ reports that the autopsy on Matt “Doink the Clown” Borne has been completed and officials are expecting results in a matter of days. A homicide investigation was launched into his death, which happened on Friday in Plano, Texas. However, a source said the death was “accidental”, and wouldn’t reveal if investigators thought drugs were involved. The Plano Police Department...
Via WZR Online
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

RAW Preview, Larry Hennig Discusses Grandson, JR Remembers Calling Cell Match, RVD Photo

5 Point RAW preview: WWE.com is hyping the following 5 preview points of tonight’s RAW… - Could a “Heyman Guys” victory of the Prime Time Players ease tensions? - Is Mark Henry nothing but a liar? - Will Dolph Ziggler bring Del Rio’s party to an end? - Will AJ Lee or Kaitlyn strike next? - Is Kane going to be angry at Daniel Bryan’s latest interference? Larry “The Axe”...
Via Wrestling Truth
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

BoredWrestlingFan Radio Episode 80

Today on BWF Radio, Jorge returns!  Joe, G, and JT discuss the current state of “The Simpsons: Tapped Out” on their mobile devices, and try to come up with good ideas for the WWE2K14 cover art contest.  We mourn the passing of the late, great Matt Borne, a former BWF Radio guest in his own right.  We recap RAW, muse over Main Event, invoke Impact, and speak on SmackDown.  Speculation...
Via cheap-heat
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Doink Update, Heat On NXT Trainer, Punk Praises Aries

Doink The Clown death update: A local Texas NBC News affiliate has clarified details about the death of 90s WWE star Matt Borne – Doink The Clown. His girlfriend didn’t discover him dead, he was transported to hospital after she found him unresponsive inside their apartment in Plano, and he passed away later. Reports of a homicide investigation are true, but this was just part...
Via Wrestling Truth
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Naomi Talks Relationship with Uso, Waltman Comments on Doink’s Death, More

- Sean Waltman says he isn’t surprised about the death of Matt “Doink” Borne as the two were in a WWE sponsored rehab facility together. Waltman tweeted: “Just heard bout Matt Borne. Another one gone. Was in WWE sponsored facility with him. Saw him after we were both out. Sad. Not surprised.” - The episode of Celebrity Wife Swap featuring WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair and...
Via Wrestle Scoop
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Naomi Talks Relationship with Jimmy Uso, Waltman Comments on Doink’s Death, Flair & Piper

- Sean Waltman says he isn’t surprised about the death of Matt “Doink” Borne as the two were in a WWE sponsored rehab facility together. Waltman tweeted:“Just heard bout Matt Borne. Another one gone. Was in WWE sponsored facility with him. Saw him after we were both out. Sad. Not surprised.”- The episode of Celebrity Wife Swap featuring WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair and...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Naomi Talks Relationship with Jimmy Uso, Waltman Comments on Doink’s Death, Flair & Piper

- Sean Waltman says he isn’t surprised about the death of Matt “Doink” Borne as the two were in a WWE sponsored rehab facility together. Waltman tweeted: “Just heard bout Matt Borne. Another one gone. Was in WWE sponsored facility with him. Saw him after we were both out. Sad. Not surprised.” - The episode of Celebrity Wife Swap featuring WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair and...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sean Waltman Comments on Doink's Death, Flair & Piper Celebrity Wife Swap Reminder, More

- Sean Waltman says he isn't surprised about the death of Matt "Doink" Borne as the two were in a WWE sponsored rehab facility together. Waltman tweeted: "Just heard bout Matt Borne. Another one gone. Was in WWE sponsored facility with him. Saw him after we were both out. Sad. Not surprised." - The episode of Celebrity Wife Swap featuring WWE Hall of Famers...
Via Ring Side News
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Doink the Clown of WWE Fame Found Dead in Plano, Texas at Age 55

The original wrestler who played Doink the Clown was found dead in Plano, Texas on Friday. Matt Osborne was found by his girlfriend, according to multiple reports. He was 55 years old. TMZ is reporting that police have launched a homicide investigation, but that they’re just following standard operating procedure. It appears Osborne’s death was accidental, according to TMZ. Osborne...
Via NESN.com
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt ‘Doink’ Borne’s Death Appears Accidental

UPDATE x 3: TMZ reports that police in Plano Texas have launched a homicide investigation in the matter of Matt Osborne’s death. However, sources say that this is just a matter of following process and that everything thus far indicates an accidental death. As odd as it sounds, this is normal for the investigation to be labeled “homicide” at the beginning. UPDATE x 2: TMZ.com...
Via WZR Online
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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