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Former wrestler Axl Rotten died of overdose in McDonald's bathroom

Brian Knighton, who achieved 1990s fame wrestling as Axl Rotten in Extreme Championship Wrestling, suffered an accidental drug overdose when he died in a McDonald's bathroom earlier this month, the Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday.Knighton died Feb. 4 at age 44. He'd struggled with drug and alcohol addiction during his career and according to an online fundraising page, wrestling took...
Via FOX Sports
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

The Story Of Axl Rotten

Brian Knighton, known to wrestling fans as Axl Rotten, was found dead last Thursday in Baltimore and as of this writing, the cause of death isn’t confirmed. At 44, Knighton passed far too young and it’s a sad ending to perhaps an even sadder series of events during the past few years for the competitor with the trademark “KISS” tattoo to accompany the road map of scars on...
Via Fight Booth
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

ECW original Axl Rotten passes away at age 44

Brian Knighton, who was best known by his professional wrestling moniker Axl Rotten while working in ECW, passed away at the age of 44 this week.Knighton's passing was confirmed by WWE on Thursday."WWE is saddened to learn of reports that Brian Knighton, best known for competing in ECW as Axl Rotten from 1993 to 1999, has passed away," WWE officials wrote. "WWE extends its condolences...
Via FOX Sports
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 10 American deathmatch tournaments

Combat Zone Wrestling’s thirteenth annual Tournament of Death will take place this Saturday and what better way to honor the occasion than by counting down the top ten American deathmatch tournaments in history!
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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