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IVAN KOLOFF RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Career of Ivan Koloff

Madison Square Garden, “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” hosted countless of events that showcased countless legends in a variety of genres. Bruno stomped the competition, Muhammad Ali gracefully landed combinations on his opponents, and Shawn Michaels dove from the top of a ladder in a revolutionary exhibition. Those moments, along with many others, generated thunderous cheers...
Via Fight Booth
February 20, 2017

Ivan Koloff, wrestling's "Russian Bear," dies at 74

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Ivan Koloff, the Canadian professional wrestler known as ''The Russian Bear'' in the ring, had died after fighting liver cancer. He was 74. Koloff's daughter, Rachel Marley, and the WWE confirmed the death. ''I'm sad to wake up and hear of the passing of my very close friend the Russian Bear Ivan Koloff,'' former wrestler Ric Flair tweeted. ''You will be...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Ivan Koloff, who infamously dethroned Bruno Sammartino, dead at 74

Ivan Koloff, a pro wrestling villain who famously ended the reign of Bruno Sammartino in 1971, has died at the age of 74. Per WWE.com: WWE is saddened to learn that Ivan Koloff, best known to the WWE Universe as one of Bruno Sammartino's most bitter rivals, has passed away at age 74.  Koloff, nicknamed "The Russian Bear," quickly became a primary rival to one of the most beloved...
Via FOX Sports
February 18, 2017

Pro Wrestlers Who Should Be in James Bond Movies

This is like two great tastes that go great together. Wrestling fans who are fans of Dave Batista will have a chance to see him again on a movies screen in the near future.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rusev and the Greatest Anti-American Heels of All Time

What will the WWE really do with Rusev? Putting him through the paces, having him face the company’s best big men, having his hot valet and voice piece flaunt herself in and out of the ring and challenging every American and non-American face there is in the WWE. The idea is brilliant since there has not been a true anti-American villain angle in quite some time.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Rusev and Lana’s shtick seems destined to fail

Why is WWE trotting out this old shtick again? We heard it many years ago with the likes of Ivan Koloff, Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron Sheik, and we heard it as recently as last year with the development of Antonio Cesaro and his anti-American sentiment.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Star Super Series volume 1: The greatest pro wrestlers of the 70’s and 80’s review

This is the first DVD I’ve ever reviewed from MVD Entertainment Group, so I already knew I wouldn’t be looking at a top-of-the-line WWE production this time around, and that’s fine.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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