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Vader, Mean Gene & Others Set For ‘The Big Event’

Highspots has announced that they will be at The Big Event, which takes place on November 8th in New York City, alongside K&S Wrestlefest. Here are the latest details via a press release: For all the fans coming out to this great event: Mean Gene Okerlund VIP package (limited to 30) 3 Autographs 1 Photo-op A 1 minute video interview with the Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerlund Video...
Via WZR Online
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Vader On His WWF Run, Being Called The Mastodon, Promised The WWF Title

During the early 90’s one man was feared by most. A WCW Champion, the man who was partly responsible for Cactus Jack to lose part of his ear. In Japan he really shone, winning the IWGP Heavyweight title. In 1996, Big Van Vader signed a contract with WWF, receiving a huge push from the start, including a then controversial attack on then WWF President Gorilla Monsoon, designed...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vader on Saving Sid’s Life, Being Promised WWF Title, Warrior

- Former WCW / IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Vader recently spoke to Raj Giri of You can get a video message from Vader and other wrestlers and celebrities at Here are some highlights from the interview: The Ultimate Warrior originally being groomed for the Big Van Vader gimmick in Japan: Vader: Yeah! This is just my understanding, but I heard that...
Via Wrestle Scoop
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Former WWE Superstar Bullies A Deceased Child’s Charity Event

This past Saturday Night Sept 13th, There was a big event for The Ashlynn MCclure Memorial 2. A night that should have been celebrated by a gathering of individuals to make a difference by raising money for St. Jude. Ashlynn MCclure was a little girl that passed away too early. She was born May 22, 2010 and sadly passed away on February 3, 2013 at the very young age of 2. Ashlynn’s...
Via Wrestling News Depot
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Vader Posts New Pic – Shows Off Huge Weight Loss!

Vader has posted a new picture to Twitter, where he reveals that he’s lost sixty pounds and is down to 345. You can see it below: Not so big anymore down 60 lbs from 405 Now its time good night — Big Van Vader (@itsvadertime) September 12, 2014
Via WZR Online
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WCW Monday Nitro episode three review: American Males, American Males, American Males

It should be noted that Big Van Vader is still in the intro and this arena is pretty small for a Nitro arena. In-fact, only 2,031 fans paid to see this show and it had 1,169 freebries. Fall Brawl happened last night, so here are some quick results for those who didn’t watch it on the Network:
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream Booker: Brock Lesnar vs. Big Van Vader

These men are two of the stiffest, toughest and most intimidating monsters in wrestling history, if both were around at the same time in their prime they could have delivered one of the most hard hitting and realistic battles ever in wrestling quite possibly.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

What WWE Did To Turn Off A Sports Network, Austin/Vader

– As noted yesterday here on the website, WWE Hall Of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin recently revealed that he recorded a new “Steve Austin Show” interview with former WWE Superstar Big Van Vader. Vader noted that their discussion, which was recorded on Friday for the podcast that will air next Tuesday, lasted almost six hours. – According to one source, there was said...
Via WZR Online
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Barrett’s Status, Incident with Vader at Event

- There was an incident at a wXw event in Germany on Saturday where WWE Legend Vader refused to work. We’ll have more details on the situation later today but below is part of a statement released by wXw: “This morning, when Terry Funk, Chris Masters and Steve Corino were about to get into their booked cab to the airport, Big Van Vader refused to leave his hotel room. Various...
Via Wrestle Scoop
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vader Refuses To Board Plane For Indy Event

German wrestling promotion Westside Xtreme Wrestling has announced today that Shane Douglas and Vader have pulled out of a scheduled appearance set for today at a convention show called Superstars of Wrestling in Oberhausen, Germany. Below is a translation of WXW’s statement from their official website on the issue: Vader refuses to board plane Vader, Funk, Masters and Corino –...
Via WZR Online
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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