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William Regal isn’t the only wrestler speaking out about WWE’s new list of top 50 villains in pro wrestling history. Former WWE Champion JBL has a new blog up about the listing. He wrote: “I have to say the top 50 greatest heel list by WWE is pretty far off. Forget JBL, I’m too biased to comment on myself, after all who else has had to have a police escort out of a town like I had in El Paso in 2004? That is real heat-and has any heel hadRead More
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WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper was recently ranked as the #1 villain in wrestling history by WWE Classics. Piper spoke with WWE’s website about the ranking. Here are a few highlights: WWE CLASSICS: How does it feel to be ranked as the No. 1 villain in sports-entertainment history? RODDY PIPER: Actually, I’m quite honored and I’ll tell you why. The very first individual that breaks out in my mind as a top villain is Gorgeous George, and it’s hard to beat the first guy. WWE CLASSICS: How did youRead More
We are sorry to hear of the passing of Gorgeous George Jr. Gorgeous George Jr. was a main event performer in the Amarillo Territory in 1968 and 1969 as a single and as the partner of Buddy Colt. On April 14th of 1969 in El Paso, Texas I faced Gorgeous George Jr. in a 30 minute match for the NWA World Championship. Gorgeous George Jr. put on a fabulous performance that night before a capacity crowd in the El Paso Coliseum. I will always remember the night Victor the BearRead More
WWE.com announced Friday that Betty Wagner, the first wife of WWE Hall of Famer Gorgeous George, died that day at the age of 98 in Gearhart, Oregon. Wagner attended the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony to accept the posthumous induction on behalf of Gorgeous George. Betty George, first wife of WWE Hall of Famer Gorgeous George, passed away June 3, 2011 WWE is saddened to learn of the loss of Betty George, first wife of WWE Hall of Famer Gorgeous George, who passed away peacefully today in Gearhart,Read More

Posted On January 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On Movie Projects For Gorgeous George & Bruno Sammartino

- We’ve reported before about WWE’s has plans plans to make a feature film on the life of WWE Hall of Famer Gorgeous George. There’s now talk of making a DVD set on the flamboyant superstar’s career in an effort ot make him more relevant to today’s generation of fans. Vince McMahon is said to be a huge fan of the Gorgeous George story and wants to push him as the originator of “sports entertainment” and wrestling’s “Babe Ruth” character. Gorgeous George was a tremendous star in his day, achievingRead More

Posted On November 13, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Reveals Its Top 50 Superstars Of All Time

Shawn Michaels was named the number one Superstar in World Wrestling Entertainment’s forthcoming DVD set counting down the top 50 Superstars of all time, WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time. The DVD’s complete 1 to 50 ranking is as follows: 1. Shawn Michaels 2. The Undertaker 3. Steve Austin 4. Bret Hart 5. The Rock 6. Harley Race 7. Ricky Steamboat 8. Andre the Giant 9. Rey Mysterio 10. “Rowdy” Roddy Piper 11. Eddie Guerrero 12. Triple H 13. Gorgeous George 14. “Macho Man” Randy Savage 15. “Mr. Perfect”Read More