Superfly Jimmy Snuka: WWE Extreme before Extreme

If you’re around my age group (Mid-40’s) you grew up watching the WWF back in the early 80’s.  We remembered moments that left a mark in our memories whether it was certain feuds, select images, or specific matches.  In the case of Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, who passed away at the age of 73, he did all three for me. The feuds?  How can anyone forget when Snuka arrived in...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Remembering Superfly Jimmy Snuka and Other WWE Thoughts

What would a Vince McMahon rebirth of the World Wrestling Federation have looked like if the company had moved on with Jimmy Snuka as the new face of the company instead of Hulk Hogan? The McMahons had a “Plan B” in place had Hogan not left the AWA and Verne Gagne’s outfit to help change the landscape of the business and make the canary yellow and red a popular symbol of the...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: WWE honors the life of "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka

Relive the gravity-defying and dynamic career of WWE Hall of Famer "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka.
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Wrestling legend Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73

Wrestling icon Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has died at the age of 73. The wrestling Hall of Famer had been battling stomach cancer and succumbed to the disease, his family announced on Sunday. His daughter, Sarona “Tamina” Snuka, posted this message on Instagram: I LOVE YOU DAD #FOREVERMYDAD #RestWell #FamiliesAreForever #BestDad #SnukaLegacy A photo posted by SaronaSnuka...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Judge won't drop charges against Jimmy Superfly Snuka

In yet another interesting twist to the Nancy Argentino homicide case, a judge ruled today that charges will not be dropped against WWE Hall of Fame superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka. Snuka is charged with homicide in a case that dates back to 1983. Laurie Mason Schroeder of the Allentown Morning Call reports, “Chief Deputy District Attorney Charles Gallagher made the request...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Former wrestling star Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka won’t stand trial for murder

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was perhaps one of the most charismatic and recognizable stars of his day in the WWF (now WWE). He also was one of the innovators of the high-flying stunts wrestling fans see as commonplace today. Wrestling may have taken its toll on the 73-year-old Snuka, though, as he’s been suffering from dementia for a while now. That played a key factor in a Pennsylvania...
Via The Comeback
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE Hall of Famer Superfly Jimmy Snuka Charged With Murder

Yet another black mark befell the WWE Hall of Fame this week as H.O.F. superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has been charged with murder. Snuka will stand trial for a murder that happened over 30-years ago and is often remembered by those who ran with the Superfly in 1983. In what I would call a shocker, the 72-year old WWE legend was charged with third-degree murder and involuntary...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Legend Jimmy Snuka Charged With Murder In 1983 Death Of Girlfriend

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka’s exploits in the ring ultimately will be overshadowed by an ugly incident outside it. The famed WWE wrestler was charged by a Lehigh County (Penn.) grand jury with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his then-girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. On May 10, 1983, authorities found the 23-year-old Argentino unconscious at a...
Via NESN.com
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE’s 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka charged in 30-year-old murder

By Derek Hanson The man who made us hold our collective breath with his high-flying leaps off the top turnbuckle has come crashing down. Former pro-wrestling superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged today with the murder of his girlfriend. The death of 23-year-old Nancy Argentino occurred more than three decades ago in May of 1983. She was pronounced dead after authorities...
Via The Sports Daily
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wrestler Jimmy Snuka arrested, charged with third-degree murder in 1983 case

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a former professional wrestler, was arrested Tuesday and will be charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter for the death of his girlfriend more than 32 years ago, Lehigh County authorities told the Allentown Morning Call. Snuka, 72, was arrested at his New Jersey home and arraigned at the Lehigh County Central Booking Center. He was sent...
Via FOX Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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