Hillbilly Jim Tag

theScore’s Arda Ocal caught up with WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan who talks about having a beef with Hillbilly Jim, calling Mickey Rourke a “jerk”, playing for the Toronto Argos in the CFL, being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, the origin of his famous “HO-OH!” and more.Read More
WWE will broadcast a live “Old School” themed edition of Smackdown on Tuesday. The show will take place from the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. The official tagline for this week’s Live Smackdown is “blast from the past.” Advertised names include “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Pat Patterson, Jimmy Hart, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Tony Atlas, Mean Gene Okerland, Howard Finkel and Hillbilly Jim. The live broadcast will also anchor the debut of SyFy’s “Dream Machines” series at 10 PM, which will feature John Cena in the premiere. The following is from theRead More

Posted On April 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Mick Foley Appearing On Smackdown Next Week, Piper & More

– Mick Foley has been announced to appear on WWE’s “Old School” themed live SmackDown episode on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. on Syfy. Other legends appearing include Dusty Rhodes, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Hillbilly Jim, Howard Finkel, Jimmy Hart, Mean Gene Okerlund, Pat Patterson, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Sgt. Slaughter and Tony Atlas. Foley said of the appearance Friday on Twitter, “I WILL be on Super Smackdown, where Hacksaw Jim Duggan and I will prove, once and for all, that we are not the same person.” Piper added, “I’m also going toRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Roddy Piper On SD, Del Rio To FCW, The Rock, WM29 Tickets

- Alberto Del Rio is scheduled to appear at an FCW house show tonight in Punta Gorda, Florida. – Roddy Piper revealed on his Twitter that he will be appearing at next Tuesday’s Smackdown taping as part of a Legends Night episode. Here is what he wrote. “I’m also going to do Smackdown on Tuesday!! I think it’s time to step up to the plate!” Piper is advertised along with Pat Patterson, Jimmy Hart, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Tony Atlas, “Mean” Gene Okerlund, Howard Finkel, and Hillbilly Jim. – This weekRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Stars At WWE Hotel, WWE Stars On Nickelodeon Tonight, More

- The Smackdown house show on June 23rd, 2012 will be held at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois. Tickets go on sale April 28th, 2012.   - Add Diamond Dallas Page, Hillbilly Jim, Haku, Ric Flair, Barry Windham, JJ Dillon and Tully Blanchard to the list of stars who have been spotted at WWE’s hotel this weekend.   - Media in Miami are reporting that 30,000 WWE fans from out of town are in the city for WWE’s WrestleMania 28 festivities.   - Kelly Kelly, Big ShowRead More

Posted On September 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WrestleMania III Competitor Little Tokyo Dies

Midget wrestling star Little Tokyo (Shigeri Akabane) died Tuesday of a heart attack in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was 71 years old. He competed in numerous North American promotions during the Seventies and Eighties including Herb Abrams’ Universal Wrestling Federation, the American Wrestling Association and the World Wrestling Federation. His highest profile appearance was at WrestleMania III in a mixed tag team match with Lord Littlebrook and King Kong Bundy against Hillbilly Jim, Haiti Kid and Little Beaver. Akabane was scheduled to be released from the hospital on Tuesday asRead More
– Multiple WWE stars are battling injuries, according to a report on PWInsider.com. NXT contestant Conor O’Brian is nursing a knee injury as he was icing it a lot at last week’s television tapings. The Great Khali is also hurt, which has hindered his mobility—moreso. Kane is dealing with various minor injuries, although he’s not letting it effect his in-ring work. — Jerry Sags of The Nasty Boys turns 47 years old today while Hillbilly Jim turns 59. — Last night on Raw, Zack Ryder appeared on stage following DavidRead More

Posted On December 8, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Ex-WWE Star Signs Up For Tough Enough, WWE Profiles 80s Star

– WWE will hold a Raw live event on Friday, Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Target Center. A pre-sale begins Friday at 10:00 a.m. local time via Ticketmaster.com with the pre-sale code ORTON. — WWE has posted a “Where Are They Now?” feature on Hillbilly Jim, who discusses his run with the company in the 1980s. — Shawn Spears, who enjoyed a brief stint on ECW in 2008 as Gavin Spears, has thrown his name in the hat for the upcoming season of Tough Enough. To view hisRead More
– Eighties WWF star Hillbilly Jim has launched his own line of jerky called “Hillbilly Jim’s Beef and Turkey Jerky.” — The SmackDown live event on Jan. 9, 2011 will be held at the Knoxville Coliseum in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tickets go on sale Nov. 20, 2010. — Rey Mysterio was advertised to face The Miz in a match last night on Raw, but was replaced by Big Show. The high-flying wrestler missed weekend live events due to an inner ear imbalance—which is causing him dizziness and nausea. The angle wasRead More