Posts Tagged ‘WWE’

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When the WWE jumped the shark (1999)

December 10, 2009

And I was in the audiance! 6 months leading to this and god dam. I swear any cheering is piped in cause we were PISSED. (I don’t care what the video title says. This was NOT the best RAW moment…worst is more like it.)

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Painkillers take another wrestler

December 6, 2009

If he was prescribed marijuana for his pain, he'd still be here (just saying)

 Edward ‘Umaga’ Fatu Passes Away at 36
By Marc Middleton
Dec 4, 2009 – 6:27:33 PM

Source: F4Wonline.com

– Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that Edward “Umaga” Fatu passed away around 6PM EST in a Houston hospital. Apparently he suffered his second heart attack and didn’t make it through. He was 36.

WWE has confirmed Fatu’s passing on their website with the following:

WWE would like to express its deepest condolences to Mr. Fatu’s family, friends and fans on his tragic passing. Mr. Fatu was under contract with WWE at various time periods and most recently performed under the name “Umaga.” Mr. Fatu’s contract was terminated on June 11, 2009.

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Best finishing moves in wrestling by IGN

November 14, 2009

Good stuff but I can think of a few more. Think Steiner Brothers.

http://tv.ign.com/articles/104/1044681p1.html

This is my favorite from the list:

FYI, Randy Orton (the “little guy” being manhandled) is 6’4″ 245lbs!!!

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RIP Capt Lou Albano

October 14, 2009
Hopefully not from rubber band poisoning

Hopefully not from rubber band poisoning

*Captain Lou Albano Dies at 76 **

*Speaking on behalf of the Albano family, Wrestler’s Rescue is sad to report
that Captain Lou Albano has died at the age of 76.

http://www.lordsofpain.net/news/4492.html

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Come On Down!

September 8, 2009

Bob Barker still kicking ass at 85.