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Wrestling News: Wrestling Legend & Actor Ox Baker Passes Away At 80

Professional wrestling lost a legend this morning as WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler announced on Twitter that Ox Baker (Douglas A. Baker) has passed away at the age of 80. He said the following: Just got the sad news that my friend and wrestling great, Ox Baker passed away a couple of hours ago. RIP OX — Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) October...
Via Wrestling News Depot
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ox Baker Passes Away

Ox Baker — best known for his legendary heart punch — passed away early Monday morning reportedly following complications from a previous heart attack.  He was 80 years old. Jerry Lawler confirmed the news on Twitter. Just got the sad news that my friend and wrestling great, Ox Baker passed away a couple of hours ago. RIP OX — Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler...
Via Between The Ropes
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Y2J Draws A Crowd, News On The WWE Network, Lawler & More

– WWE’s first house show at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is set for December 20th. Tickets begin selling next week for the show. – There is a new article at discussing WWE putting ads on the Network to generate additional revenue. – Uproxx has an article discussing Jerry Lawler and the fact that he owns a Batmobile from the 1966...
Via WZR Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Responds to RAW Commentary

Jim Ross tweeted the following about comments between JBL and Jerry Lawler on this week's RAW when promoting Steve Austin's podcast: "Yes I heard the insider talk when @steveaustinBSR podcast was being promoted on Raw. I got the inside joke. Takes no balls. #Classy" Possible Spoiler on The Rock's WWE Return, Big Plans for Rusev, More
Via Ring Side News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE ‘Going Purple’ With GLAAD, Lawler Talks Rock’s Return

– WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler was a guest on the debut episode of the new “This Is Awesome Wrestling Show” podcast. * He talked about him and the announce team not knowing about The Rock coming back on Raw and how they thought when his music hit, it was going to be the Big Show dressed as The Rock. He mentions you see how much The Rock is still relevant and compares to stars...
Via WZR Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler On “This Is Stupid” Chants From Raw and If He Knew About The Rock’s Return

Jerry Lawler recently joined the "This Is Awesome Wrestling Show" podcast with hosts, Glenn Moore and Steve Guy. Below are some of the highlights: * He said he and the announce team didn't know The Rock was appearing on Raw and how they thought when his music hit, it was going to be the Big Show coming out dressed as The Rock. Lawler mentioned how The Rock is still...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Week’s RAW Guest Host Revealed, Celebrity At RAW, More

– A new book on Andy Kaufman, who of course worked his famous feud with Jerry Lawler, is being released tomorrow. Titled Kaufman Lives, it was written by longtime writing partner Bob Zmuda and Kaufman’s girlfriend at the time of his death, Lynn Marguiles. The book promises to reveal details about Kaufman’s life, “including surprising secrets that Andy made Lynne and Bob promise...
Via WZR Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

A Jerry Lawler/WWE DVD In The Works, Y2J Update, Mysterio

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer – As noted earlier here on the website, WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio was reportedly backstage at a recent taping of Lucha Underground for the El Rey Network on September 27 in Los Angeles. A photo of Mysterio was apparently tweeted but quickly deleted. WWE was extremely upset when they found out Rey was backstage at the tapings. – As noted...
Via WZR Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Former WWE Star Releases Crazy Rap CD

Former WWE Superstar Brian Christopher, son of Jerry Lawler, has a new hip-hop CD out on iTunes. “Bringin’ Sexay Back” is also available on Amazon and Spotify. A press release described the CD like this: “This CD consists of several hilarious song parodies plus some great original music. Included on his CD are the songs ‘Going Down’ which Brian uses as he makes his grand...
Via Wrestling News Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Inviting Michael Sam To Raw Is Shameful, WWE

You know what makes me angry? When a wrestling company puts something else above the industry. I get that there are stockholders to answer to, and WWE Network subscription numbers to explain away. I’m well aware that WWE Raw is getting ready to face it biggest competition in the coming weeks with Monday Night Football But no excuse justifies WWE hitching a ride on the Michael Sam...
Via Between The Ropes
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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