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WWE Signs Indy Star Who Was Managed by Paul Bearer to Developmental Deal; Many More Deals Expected has confirmed that WWE has signed California-based independent wrestler Shaun Ricker to a developmental contract. He had been appearing as a featured heel for Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, where he was at one point managed by the late Percy Pringle (a/k/a Paul Bearer). Ricker is thirty-years-old, 6′ 1″, 225 pounds and originally hails from Hagerstown, Maryland...
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Bearer Going Into the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame, Who Will Induct Him?

- Word going around at RAW was that Paul Bearer will indeed be the first name announced for the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame. It’s said Bearer is a lock for next year.There will be talk at WWE headquarters this week about whether or not The Undertaker should do the induction.Taker never appears at the Hall of Fame to keep in character but there’s a feeling that he should do the honors...
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kane speaks candidly on Daniel Bryan and Paul Bearer

Kane is a WWE character that has more longevity than only a handful of current WWE stars. He has been through different eras, feuds, managers, etc. That is why it is interesting to hear him speak on his career, which he did in a recent interview with The Flagship.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Bearer Passed Away From a Heart Attack That Could Have Been Prevented

TMZ reports that Paul Bearer died from a heart attack, one that could have easily been prevented. Bearer’s son Michael Moody told TMZ that Bearer’s death certificate lists the cause of the heart attack as supraventricular tachycardia or SVT, which is a dangerously high heart rate. SVT is a common heart condition and if treated, usually isn’t deadly. Doctors believe that Bearer...
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Bearer died from a heart attack

The death of Paul Bearer (real name, William Moody) was due to a heart attack. Bearer, who was also known as Percival Pringle III, was 58. Michael Moody, Bearer's son, told TMZ that his father's death could have been prevented. Bearer was suffering from supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) -- a dangerously high heart rate. If treated, SVT usually isn't deadly but symptoms...

Kane Discusses Passing of Paul Bearer; Moody’s Family Sign Off On Storyline

Glenn Jacobs says there wouldn't have been a Kane without Paul Bearer, and Moody's son says the family gave WWE their blessing to use the Bearer character in storylines.
Via Wrestling Truth
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Bearer’s Sons Say Family Agreed to Allow WWE to Use Their Late Father in WrestleMania 29 Storyline

Via TMZ: CM Punk’s seemingly cold-hearted tirade last week during the WWE tribute to Paul Bearer wasn’t at all what it seemed … because we’ve learned Paul’s family gave its stamp of approval before the shenanigans. In case you missed last week’s RAW, the WWE aired an emotional tribute to the late Paul Bearer … and smack in the middle, CM Punk attacked another wrestler...
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

CM Punk is bad at juggling Paul Bearer's urn (video)

CM Punk is a disrespectful scoundrel. The Second City Saint is on a less-than-angelic streak, interrupting The Undertaker's tribute to Paul Bearer and stealing the manager's "symbolic" urn last week and then mimicking Bearer's famous "oh yes" and dropping the urn while playing Harlem Globetrotter this week.  The Undertaker dropping his head...

Sons Of Paul Bearer Release Message + The Funeral Eulogy

Michael and Daniel Moody, addressed the passing of their father, William Moody, famously known as Paul Bearer, in a statement on the official website of the legendary manager. “On behalf of the whole Moody family, we sincerely thank you for the outpouring of love and respect during these difficult times. He is now in paradise with our mother, Dianna, and my son, Troy,” the message...
Via WZR Online
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Beginners Using Headgear, Update on Bearer-HOF, Gewirtz

- WWE now requires their beginner students to train with headgear on to lessen potential head injuries until they learn how to correctly take bumps. This change is being credited to Dr. Joseph Maroon and Triple H, who has been given full control over the WWE developmental system.- Regarding WWE inducting Paul Bearer into the Hall of Fame, someone close to Bearer says that if it was...
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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