Professional Wrestling Mourns the loss of “Killer” Tim Brooks:Brooks gone at age 72 due to Cancer

Posted by Andy Durham on July 1, 2020 at 12:20 am under Professional | Read the First Comment

“Killer” Tim Brooks was a very big name in World Class Championship Wrestling back in the day…He tagged up with, and faced off with Bruiser Brody on numerous occasions, and Brooks was known to be be brutal in his style, not quite like “Brutal” Bob Evans, but still very aggressive and at times even sinister….Brooks …Read the Rest…

Boston Red Sox’ Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs says professional wrestler Curt Hennig(guardian angel) saved his life

Posted by Press Release on June 12, 2020 at 11:45 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.wrestlinginc.com….Click Here for more info…. Wade Boggs is in the Baseball Hall of Fame and also has some wrestling ties. He appeared in a vignette alongside his friend Mr. Perfect Curt Hennig in the 90s and later inducted Hennig into the WWE Hall of Fame. Boggs was a five-time batting champion and he talked …Read the Rest…


Mr. Wrestling II was just passing through:MW II/Johnny Walker has left us at age 85(Strong Connection with former President Jimmy Carter)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 10, 2020 at 10:47 am under Photos, Professional | 5 Comments to Read

Jerry “The King” Lawler, part of the pack breaking the news today on the death of former professional wrestler, Mr. Wrestling II… Mr. Wrestling II, also known by his real name Johnny Walker, was a mainstay in the professional wrestling business for many years… Johnny Walker/Mr. Wrestling II was 85 years old… Jerry “The King” …Read the Rest…

Update on former WWE Wrestler Swept out to Sea by Huge Riptide: Shad Gaspard’s Body Found on Venice Beach(Gaspard Dead at age 39)

Posted by Press Release on May 19, 2020 at 11:09 am under Professional | 6 Comments to Read

from www.tmz.com:Click On the TMZ link and you see more and learn more about Shad Gaspard… The L.A. County Coroner has identified the body found on L.A.’s Venice Beach as ex-WWE superstar Shad Gaspard … TMZ Sports has learned. The body was first seen on the beach by a citizen who called police around 1:30 …Read the Rest…

Territorial Wrestling Roots Once Ruled the Roost and was a Regular Ritual in the Small Towns

Posted by Andy Durham on May 14, 2020 at 10:07 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

The small towns with their regular Professional Wrestling Roots, and Territorial visits, were a ritual that happened like clockwork in those small towns, back in every man/everyday USA… The old days, with those deep Pro Wrestling roots, are now pretty much a thing of the past, but the memories live on, and up in Tennessee, …Read the Rest…


“Slap Heard Round the World” episode, from Dark Side Of The Ring Show, draws Second-Best Viewership In Show History

Posted by Andy Durham on April 29, 2020 at 10:07 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

We told you about it, and this is how the show did….. (We felt like this was going to be a “Hit”, and it sure was….“The Slap Heard Round the World”.) Coming in today from www.wrestlinginc.com/CLICK HERE….. Tuesday’s episode of Vice TV’s “Dark Side of the Ring” at 10pm ET drew 255,000 viewers, according to …Read the Rest…

WWE loses long-time Ring Announcer:Howard Finkel Gone at age 69

Posted by Press Release on April 16, 2020 at 12:12 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Here is the statement from WWE/World Wrestling Entertainment on the death of their long-time ring announcer, Howard “The Fink” Finkle… WWE is saddened to learn that Howard Finkel has passed away at age 69. When considering the greatest ring announcers in the history of sports and sports-entertainment, you’d be hard-pressed to name one better than …Read the Rest…

Roman Reigns will not Wrestle at WrestleMania 36 due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 concerns:Now “Who’s Next” for Bill Goldberg???(Braun Strowman)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 26, 2020 at 11:58 pm under Professional | Read the First Comment

**********Roman Reigns will not Wrestle at WrestleMania 36 due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 concerns:Now “Who’s Next” for Bill Goldberg???********** (Somebody needs to check and see if J.P. Mundy is available.) ++++++++++Pro Wrestling Sheet and WrestlingInc.com on top of this breaking story.++++++++++ from www.wrestlinginc.com: Roman Reigns Reportedly Out Of WrestleMania 36 Match It was only a matter of …Read the Rest…

Should we cease/stop all competitive sports as the COVID-19 Pandemic Surges???

Posted by Andy Durham on March 23, 2020 at 1:20 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Was at the outdoor basketball court on Sunday, and getting in the regular Sunday afternoon workout which all started back in 1980, and today there were others out there also getting in a few shots, but nobody really seemed to be all that enthralled with cranking up any games, and that may have been a …Read the Rest…

Reports are coming in and the news is not good:Rocky Johnson has died and he was 75 years old/Father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is GONE!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on January 15, 2020 at 8:24 pm under Professional | Read the First Comment

You know, there were times when I thought this guy was real…I mean like a real wrestler, and that his stuff in the ring was real…Rocky Johnson was a black dude and top-tier wrestler back when black wrestlers didn’t get much elevation in the sports entertainment business, and at times they were lucky to get …Read the Rest…

Talking Professional Wrestling with Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch and PWTorch.com:WWE, AEW, NWA, ROH, ARN, Impact and more

Posted by Andy Durham on October 16, 2019 at 7:46 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Talking with Bruce Mitchell, the “King of the Ring Reporters” from the Pro Wrestling Torch and PWTorch.com… Were on location inside “The Z Zone” at the Sheetz Convenience Store on Spring Garden Street in Greensboro, N.C. In Segment One with Bruce Mitchell we are talking WWE, SmackDown, Eric Bischoff and more, plus AEW/All Elite Wrestling, …Read the Rest…


Talking Wrestling with Bruce Mitchell from The Pro Wrestling Torch and PWTorch.com:Memories of Harley Race, thoughts on Tully Blanchard, Bill Goldberg, Dolph Zigglar, Tessa Blanchard and more

Posted by Andy Durham on August 14, 2019 at 9:13 pm under Audio, Professional, Video | 2 Comments to Read

Check out our Podcast from the Sheetz Convenience Store on Spring Garden Street….Talking Wrestling with Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch and PWTorch.com… Part One with Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch and PWTorch.com….Harley Race, SummerSlam, Tully Blanchard to AEW and much more… Click Below for the Video Show/Podcast… Part Two with Bruce …Read the Rest…

Wrestling Fan attacks Bret “The Hitman” Hart at WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony:Video shows fan entering ring/stage area and tackling Hart

Posted by Andy Durham on April 8, 2019 at 6:44 pm under Audio, Professional, Video | Comments are off for this article

Check out this clip from Saturday night’s WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, where a CRAZY fan rushes into the ring/stage area and tackles Bret “The Hitman” Hart, as Hart is making his induction speech… The charged up fan takes Bret and Natayla Hart to the canvas, and security and other wrestlers rush in and …Read the Rest…

Big News on a “Big Man”:Former WWE/WWF wrestler King Kong Bundy has passed away at age 61(Could have been the brother-in-law of Al Bundy from Married With Children)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 5, 2019 at 10:40 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

“Big King Kong” Bundy gone at age 61 and I remember him best from being in the back of those Toyotas, in those Toyota truck commercials and I hear they sold a lot of those trucks, with that “King-Size” Toyota truck bed, that even King Kong Bundy could fit into…. King Kong Bundy, he must …Read the Rest…

Iconic Wrestling Announcer GONE:”Mean” Gene Okerlund Passes Away At The Age Of 76

Posted by Andy Durham on January 2, 2019 at 12:35 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Iconic Wrestling Announcer GONE:”Mean” Gene Okerlund Passes Away At The Age Of 76 “Mean” Gene Okerlund was a wrestling icon…He also used to be a radio announcer back in the day on WTOB radio in Winston Salem, North Carolina, where he worked under the name, Bob Smith…His son Todd Okerlund was a U.S. Olympic hockey …Read the Rest…

Another Wrestling Death to report this week:Larry “The Axe” Hennig gone at age 82

Posted by Andy Durham on December 6, 2018 at 8:38 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Mike Mooneyham at the Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina: @ByMikeMooneyham on Twitter… The bad week for pro wrestling continues as we bid farewell to one of the nicest guys in the business with the passing of Larry “The Axe” Hennig. A bit more background on Larry Hennig from WrestlingInc.com: Wrestling legend “The …Read the Rest…

The “Dynamite Kid” is a kid no more:The Former British Bulldog has died at age 60

Posted by Andy Durham on December 5, 2018 at 2:59 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

He was one-half of the professional wrestling championship tag-team of Davey Boy Smith and Tommy Billington(The British Bulldogs) and today, on his birthday of all days, the “Dynamite Kid” has passed away….Today was Billington’s 60th birthday and as of today, ‘The Kid’ is gone….. Billington spent quality training time with Stu Hart, at “Stu Hart’s …Read the Rest…


“Dirty” Dick Slater Done:Wrestling Legend Gone at age 67

Posted by Andy Durham on October 18, 2018 at 11:59 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

He was one of the dirtiest players ever in the game….The game of professional wrestling and sports entertainment….”Dirty” Dick Slater, he was a cheat, he was a crook, he was his own man and he was one of my all-time favorites, because he didn’t care what the fans said or thought, he just needed to …Read the Rest…

College Football being played Today/Sunday with N.C. A&T at ECU(A&T 28, ECU 23) and UNCP at WSSU(WSSU 23, UNCP 20) and Free Admission for Rams’ game and Guilford College-Huntingdon in NO CONTEST Saturday, but Cody Rhodes tops Nick Aldis to win NWA Title

Posted by Andy Durham on September 2, 2018 at 4:47 pm under College, Professional | 5 Comments to Read

Final from Greenville, N.C.: N.C. A&T 28, East Carolina 23 N.C. A&T(2-0)…Greensboro upsets Greenville….Huge win for the A&T Aggies…If ECU kicks field goals on their last two possessions, there is a very good chance that ECU wins this game, 29-28…East Carolina thought they could past the A&T Aggies’ defense and it was not going to …Read the Rest…

How can you report that somebody was dead and they are still alive???:Reports Of Brickhouse Brown’s Passing Were Incorrect!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on July 22, 2018 at 3:59 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

$$$$$ This post wins the award for wildest/craziest ‘Post of the Week’ in my humble opinion.$$$$$ *****Here is the tweet from former professional wrestler B. Brian Blair on Saturday at Wrestling Inc.com:*****www.wrestlinginc.com B Brian Blair @Killerbee1B So sad to report the passing of Brickhouse Brown today. Unfortunately when he found out that he had stage …Read the Rest…