- The Miz, with the help of his wife Maryse, is the latest wrestler to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which raises money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, below is the new official synopsis for the “WWE Presents: True Giants” DVD and Blu-ray that is expected to come out in December. The DVD...
Hulk Hogan returned to the WWE in February after a six and half year hiatus. The WWE has announced that Hogan will be apart of the companies tour of Japan in July.
TOKYO, Japan, April 24, 2014 – WWE® today announced that WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will appear at WWE Live in Tokyo on Friday, July 11 and in Osaka on Saturday, July 12.
A larger-than-life pop-culture icon, Hogan...
- WWE’s website has posted preview photos of the statue that the winner of the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania XXX will receive. The entire statue is 5 feet tall. Below is a photo of the statue being worked on and concept art:
- We noted yesterday that NOLA.com had an article with Jim Ross where he predicted the WrestleMania XXX midcard matches. For the...
Some big rumors going around today. One of the bigger rumors from over the weekend is that WWE officials are definitely considering doing a Sting vs. the Undertaker match, Although that may not be at WrestleMania 31.
They are leaning towards the possibility of having Sting debut a little earlier at the WWE Extreme Rules PPV. That would certainly mesh with past rumors that the Undertaker...
- Batista seems to be enjoying his current WWE run. He tweeted the following after RAW:
“Hell of a week! The most fun since I’ve been back. Incredible crowds! Great matches and trainings w/ @joshrafferty Back 2 La La Land I go!”
- Hulk Hogan tweeted the following about the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania XXX:
“The Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal...
Hulk Hogan announced on tonight’s RAW from Memphis that there will be a 30-man “Over The Top Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal” at WrestleMania XXX. The winner will receive an Andre the Giant Memorial Trophy.
We will have more details on the match later.
- 2K Sports is teasing their next legend for the upcoming WWE 2K14 video game. You can check out the teaser photo below, which appears to be Andre The Giant:Here is the original photo:The post Andre The Giant Being Included In WWE’s 2K14 Video Game? appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.com.
Sure we all know the deal about pro wrestling. The cat was let out of the bag a long time ago. Yet even sometimes the match planned in the back has taken a serious detour in the ring. Here is a look at ten instances when the “fake” pro wrestling got very real inside of the ring.
Joe Theismann was a smallish quarterback, but this 1975 photo (via Redskins Encyclopedia via Fatpickled) makes him look miniature. It was taken at Duke Zeibert’s in D.C., around the time Andre the Giant was rumored to try out with the Redskins. Imagine him as a Hog; the guy had 10 inches and 200 pounds on Joe Jacoby, who was huge for that era.
Jim Ross took some time to remember Andre The Giant, who passed away 19 years ago today, on a blog from MattyCollector.com. An excerpt is posted below:
“Andre knew that he had an illness known as acromegaly, where the body produces too much human growth hormone. At that time, there was no cure for this affliction. Andre knew that fate had dealt him a terminal hand that would...