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RODDY PIPER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wrestling Fix: WWE WrestleMania coming to Minneapolis, DDP remembers Roddy Piper, SummerSlam notes and more

Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. WrestleMania may be coming to Minneapolis. A hype video for the U.S. Bank Stadium, which opens in September 2016, teased major events and mentioned the Super Bowl of pro wrestling. Minneapolis...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper Deserved Better From The WWE

Roddy Piper was a pro wrestling legend, a true icon in WWE history. Yet Piper has received less respect from the WWE since his passing than several recent colleagues from the company in a final act of disrespect and shame from the CEO. Roddy Piper passed away over a week ago to the shock and sadness of many in and out of the pro wrestling world. Whether you were an avid watcher...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
14 days ago  |  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”...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  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

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dead at 61

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper died in his sleep at his home on Friday at the age of 61, according to a report. The wrestling icon was found dead at his Hollywood home, TMZ says. “I am devastated at this news. Rod was a good friend as well as a client and one of the most generous,...Read More
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

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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