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- This weekend marks the five-year anniversary of the Chris Benoit double murder-suicide that occurred over a three-day period ending on June 24, 2007. He murdered his wife and son before hanging himself. Two former WCW stars went on Twitter to remember their late friend. Perry Saturn: “Another one of those horrible anniversaries. Chris was a great friend and I miss him.” Scotty Riggs: “Many wrestling fans remember this weekends 5 yr anniversary in their own way, I chose to miss my friends Chris, Nancy & Daniel … All RIP.”Read More
Today marks the 13-year anniversary of Owen Hart’s tragic death. Hart died after an equipment malfunction during his entrance at the Over the Edge pay-per-view from the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri on May 23, 1999. Several family members and wrestling personalities remembered Owen today, posting the following on their Twitter accounts: Bret Hart: “A most solemn day. It’s so hard not to feel the blood thicken in my heart at the memory of Owen’s passing today.” Smith Hart: “They say time heals all wounds, yet this sad anniversaryRead More

Posted On May 8, 2012By StaffIn News

Punk vs. Tensai Feud Discussed, Scotty Riggs On Heyman, Maxine

– Before this weekend, WWE officials were discussing CM Punk vs. Lord Tensai for the SummerSlam pay-per-view. — Former WCW wrestler Scotty Riggs addressed Paul Heyman’s Raw SuperShow return on Twitter, writing, “Congrats to @HeymanHustle to bring credibility to “sports entertainment”, an bright light in the darkness of #WWE … Congrats to Paul!!” — Divas Champion Layla and Kelly Kelly defeated Maxine and Natalya on Monday’s Raw SuperShow. For Maxine, the bout was her first on either Raw, SmackDown or a pay-per-view.Read More

Posted On April 16, 2012By StaffIn News

WCW Star Having Surgery, John Cena & Eve Torres’ Klout, More

- We noted last week that former WCW star Scotty Riggs was hospitalized for stomach ulcers. Riggs wrote this weekend that after tests, a mass was found in his gallbladder that was 90% non-cancerous. He is having surgery this week to have it removed. Riggs is also apparently recovering from a case of pneumonia. – John Cena is currently the #2 athlete with the most social influence or “Klout” online. He is right behind NFL star Chad Ochocinco. Cena has over 1 million Twitter followers and over 11 million FacebookRead More

Posted On April 12, 2012By StaffIn News, Specials

Photo Of Former WCW Star Scotty Riggs In Hospital

Former WCW star Scotty Riggs was hospitalized this past week for stomach ulcers.Read More

Posted On April 12, 2012By StaffIn News

Ex-WCW Star Hospitalized, The Rock’s New Movie, No Holds Barred

- On this day back in 2011, Edge vacated the World Heavyweight Title and announced that he was forced to retire due to injury. – The Rock will reportedly star in a new movie called Lore, a “hybrid of traditional narrative and graphic novel.” The movie sounds like a fantasy type of movie and reports that it will do for monsters what Men In Black did for aliens. No word yet on when filming will begin. – WWE Studios’ re-release of No Holds Barred with Hulk Hogan will beRead More