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ANDRE THE GIANT RUMORS

WWE News: New “Five Things” Shows Superstars Who Were In WCW

A new video added to WWE’s YouTube page entitled “Five Superstars you didn’t know were in WCW – Five Things” enlists five fairly unknown connections between WCW and WWE. Some of the people on this list even we were suprised at, what about you?   5. Edge [Damon Striker] – 1995   4. Sunny [Tammy Sytch] – 2000   3. Andre The Giant [Himself] – One Appearance   2....
Via Wrestling News Depot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Returns To Japan In July

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...
Via Between The Ropes
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos of the Andre The Giant Battle Royal winners trophy, J.R. predictions

- 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...
Via Wrestlechat.net
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Sting Debut Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal Rumors

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...
Via Wrestling News Depot
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Hogan hypes Andre The Giant Battle Royal, Batista loving WWE run

- 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...
Via Wrestlechat.net
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre The Giant Being Included In WWE’s 2K14 Video Game?

- 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.
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

10 pro wrestling matches where things got real

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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Theismann + Andre The Giant (PHOTO)

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.
Via Mr. Irrelevant
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Remembers Andre the Giant on the 19th Anniversary of His Passing

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...
Via Wrestlechat.net
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andre The Giant SNL Skit From Last Night

Via WZR Online
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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