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Wrestling’s Greatest Feuds – Superfly Jimmy Snuka vs. Roddy Piper

Originally posted on November 4, 2011 – The number one way to make money in pro wrestling is with a great feud. Nothing draws bigger at the box office than an exciting rivalry pitting good vs. evil. Some rivalries are based on hatred, some are based on championships, and some are based on nothing more than a motivation to be the best. Today I spotlight one of professional wrestling’s...
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April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE’s ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Predicted He’d Die Before Age 65 (Video)

WWE wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper passed away last week at the age of 61. He died in his sleep, his spokesperson told TMZ. Piper previously had admitted to abusing alcohol, cocaine, painkillers and steroids for over 20 years, and in a documentary with HBO Sports, predicted he’d never live to see 65. Talking about life as a wrestler, he brought up the fame and fortune...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Pays Tribute To ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper With Emotional Video To Open ‘RAW’

Professional wrestling lost a legend last week when “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died at age 61. “Hot Rod” died of cardiac arrest in his sleep Friday, sending the all too familiar feeling of sadness through the wrestling world over a big name gone way too soon. WWE returned to live TV on Monday night for “WWE RAW,” and the show started, fittingly, with a tribute to Piper. As “RAW”...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy Pipper’s Bubblegum Quote In ‘They Live’ Kicked Some Serious Butt

For all the bombast Roddy Piper showed in the ring and on wrestling shows, perhaps he’ll be best remembered for one line he delivered in a sci-fi film. Piper, who died Thursday night at age 61, fought aliens in the 1988 movie “They Live” and had a simple message upon spotting some bad guys in a bank. (Warning: This was a shoot-em-up film, so the following clip might be a bit...
Via NESN.com
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper had podcast beef with Steve Austin

Roddy Piper unfortunately was found dead on Friday at his home at the age of 61. Piper died in his sleep, and he recently had a controversy he was dealing with. Piper pulled his “Piper’s Pit” podcast off Steve Austin’s Podcast One network after being upset about being censored. One of Piper’s last podcast for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper, WWE Legend Nicknamed ‘Rowdy’ And ‘Hot Rod,’ Dies At 61

The wrestling world lost a legend. “Rowdy” Roddy Piper — whose real name was Roderick George Toombs — died in his sleep Thursday night, his spokesperson told TMZ Sports. He was 61. Vince McMahon, WWE’s chairman and CEO, delivered this heartfelt statement upon hearing the news. Roddy Piper was one of the most entertaining, controversial and bombastic performers ever in...
Via NESN.com
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dead at 61

By Larry Brown “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died in his sleep at his home in Hollywood at the age of 61, according to a report. The wrestling icon was found dead at his Hollywood home on Friday, TMZ says. “I am devastated at this news. Rod was a good friend as well as a client and one of the most generous, sincere and authentic people I have ever known. This is a true loss to us...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper Tells Hulk Hogan Critics To Get Over It (Video)

Arguably, Hulk Hogan’s greatest WWE rival was “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. So naturally Piper would have a lot to say regarding Hogan’s recent fall from grace and TMZ Sports was lucky enough to get it all on video. Piper has been fairly outspoken on Hogan’s mess ever since the first transcript of Hogan using racial slurs was released earlier in the week. Piper has never been...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper on Hulk Hogan: ‘Everybody needs to get a life’

Hulk Hogan has been in media headlines for less than a day, and Rowdy Roddy Piper is already sick of all the talk regarding his colleague. Piper joined “The Rich Eisen Show” Friday and was asked about his thoughts on the controversy surrounding Hogan. “My point is that, boy, you guys are sensitive. Hang on....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Was Roddy Piper Screwed Over By Steve Austin?

In this day and age, having a podcast is a beautiful thing. You can pretty much say what you want to say, without having to worry about watching your language or going over the allotted time you are given. It’s free reign to express what you really want. It seemed like it would be a perfect avenue for entertainers such as “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. I won’t hide the fact that...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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