Wrestler Kane contemplating run for mayor in Tennessee

Wrestler Kane is contemplating a run for mayor in Knox County, Tennessee, in the near future. Kane, whose real name is Glenn Jacobs, conducted an interview with WBIR — an NBC affiliate in Knoxville — and stated his interest in running for a county mayor seat which will be up for election in 2018. “Yes, I’ve talked about it with some folks but there’s nothing too solid...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on run for President: #OneDay

Jesse Ventura held a political office in Minnesota. WWE Hall of Famer is looking to become the next President of the United State.Could Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson have any interest politics?The People's Champ, who is a Republican, as The People's President? Injo.com has suggested a number of reasons why The Rock would be a great leader.Now while he isn't quite ready to give up acting...
Via FOX Sports
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jesse Ventura: He Shocked the World

Sometimes in life, it’s good to change things up and reinvent yourself. No one knows this better than Jesse Ventura. Born James Janos in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1952, he has led quite the interesting life. He’s been a Navy SEAL, professional wrestler, a radio talk-show host, a mayor, a governor, author, television host, and political commentator. This man has a diverse portfolio...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Interesting still-shot from last night's Royals game

That's Adam Eaton on the right, going after Chicago's Jesse Ventura. Wait... no... Robin Ventura...  Talk about bringing fans back to the game... Kansas City has now fought with practically every team they've faced this season. I've always believed that, in order to boost MLB ratings, the owners should enact one basic rule change: In the time that a runner occupies a base...
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nine pro wrestlers who went Hollywood

Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy, starring WWE’s Dave Bautista, opened to the tune of $94 million (projected) at the box office this past weekend. This puts Bautista, who goes by the ring name of simply “Batista,”right behind Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – Fast & Furious 6 scored $97.3 million in its opening weekend last spring – when it comes to the greatest...
Via Fight Booth
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Wrestler Jesse Ventura Awarded $1.8 Million in Ridiculous Lawsuit

Former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura just struck gold in court on Tuesday. He was awarded $1.8 million in damages in a lawsuit against the estate of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle.  The lawsuit claimed that the late author fabricated a story about punching Ventura at a bar in California back in 2006 (via MSN.com). The jury ultimately ended up finding in favor of...
Via Sportsnaut
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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