Hundreds of people from the wrestling business attended the funeral of Dusty Rhodes on Wednesday in Tampa, Florida. The gathering was private with neither fans nor media being allowed in. Jeff Wilen from the Daytona Beach News-Journal covered what he could from outside the funeral and posted his coverage on Twitter. Wilen reported the McMahon […]
Cody Rhodes shared his eulogy from Dusty Rhodes‘ funeral on Twitter Wednesday night: Click here to load (if not loaded) My eulogy from today's service for "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes 1945-2015 pic.twitter.com/0osNPtq0cs — Stardust (@StardustWWE) June 18, 2015 Goldust also shared a tribute to his father earlier this week.
Immediately following Raw on Monday night WWE aired a special shown in tribute to the late, great ‘American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes, who sadly and tragically passed away last week aged 69 years. The special program, entitled ‘Dusty Rhodes – Celebrating The Dream’ was WWE’s way of celebrating the life and career of one of the […]
The funeral for Dusty Rhodes is today at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Tampa, Florida. The gathering, which will begin at 4:30 PM ET, is private and neither fans nor media will be allowed inside. The Tampa Tribune has more at this link. Add A Pro Wrestling Insider To Your Facebook Feed – Friend Richard […]
Sean “X-Pac” Waltman posted the following on social media in regards to TMZ releasing the 911 call that Dusty Rhodes’s wife made after his fall: Dear @TMZ & @HarveyLevinTMZ, I have defended you to critics & Twitter followers when they say you’re not a legit news source. If you weren’t, so much of the media […]
The health of Dusty Rhodes leading up to his death last week has become part of the discussion, particularly his significant weight loss. “The Dream and I talked about a week ago and he tried to convince me that he was “just fine.” I knew something was wrong when I saw him in San Jose […]
– WWE tweeted a video from Dusty Rhodes’s Hall of Fame speech to promote tonight’s special on the WWE Network. You can watch it below: Click here to load (if not loaded) Dusty Rhodes' passion was unmistakeable, and you can #CelebrateTheDream with us on @WWENetwork tonight after #Raw. https://t.co/vdh5r9jKql — WWE Network (@WWENetwork) June 15, 2015 […]
WWE will celebrate the life of ”The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes in a WWE Network special immediately following tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw. As noted over the weekend, the air time is scheduled for 11:06 PM EDT on the WWE Network. More information is available below: Click here to load (if not loaded) TONIGHT […]
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While some of our readers may find this morbid, we have decided to carry the obituary of Dusty Rhodes. It’s not something we do for every death in the business but given who Dusty was and how deep his roots are intertwined with everything we write about, I found it more than appropriate. A lot […]
WWE will air a special remembering the life of Dusty Rhodes immediately following next week’s episode of Monday Night Raw at 11:06 PM ET. Below is a preview: CELEBRATING THE DREAM 6/15/15 In honor of one of the most iconic and legendary figures in Sports Entertainment, WWE Network celebrates the life and times of Dusty […]
Welcome once again fellow WNW readers to another edition of the Smackdown Breakdown. In normal circumstances I would be hyping up this Sunday’s Money in the Bank Pay Per View, but there is just something that feels wrong about getting excited about the show after the shock announcement yesterday of the ‘American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes. […]
Today, the wrestling community is left with solemn hearts as we all bid a sad farewell to one of the greats that made wrestling, both the sport and entertainment a must watch event. I will be the first to admit that as the casual observer, I knew and know the least of his career and […]
– The following was tweeted from the verified Twitter account of Vince McMahon regarding the death of Dusty Rhodes: Click here to load (if not loaded) A sad day for WWE. One of the most innovative, charismatic Superstars of all time, Dusty Rhodes, passed away. We loved him. #ThankYouDream — Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) June 11, […]