Watch WWE’s Tribute To “Rowdy” Roddy Piper Here

WWE paid tribute to the late, great “Rowdy” Roddy Piper at the start of this week’s Raw. WWE tweeted the following video package and photo of the roster on the stage: Click here to load (if not loaded) We pay tribute to @WWE Hall of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper. #ThankYouRoddy #RAW #HotRod http://t.co/71fQ3Lowah — WWE (@WWE) […]

Roddy Piper Funeral Information

The funeral for Roddy Piper is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Add A Pro Wrestling Insider To Your Facebook Feed – Friend Richard Gray Now! WNW Contacts – Send News, Email Richard Gray, Premium Support, Ask WNW. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.

Ronda Rousey Details Conversation w/Roddy Piper, Her Next Fight & Cyborg

Ronda Rousey spoke with Ariel Halwani following her fight against Bethe Correia where she remembered talking with Roddy Piper during her preparations for it. Rousey said they talked for hours. You can watch the interview embedded in the video below: Click here to load (if not loaded) As you saw in the video above, Rousey […]

The Five-Count: Cesaro Gains Momentum, Cena’s Shattered Nose

Superstar of the Week: Cesaro From a win/loss perspective, The Lucha Dragons would have won this category. Can you believe that? It’s not as bad as it sounds, but I did not want to choose them this week. So instead, I have chosen another incredible athlete: Cesaro. The writing is on the wall for Cesaro […]

Getting Rowdy – Remembering Roddy Piper

Yesterday the wrestling world was saddened and shocked by the tragic news of the death of Roderick Toombs, known to many in the industry as “Rowdy” Roddy Piper at the age of 61. His death comes only seven weeks after the death of the legendary “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, and reports suggest Piper suffered a […]

Flair, Punk, The Rock Remember Piper; Rousey To Dedicate Fight To Him

- Ric Flair issued the following statement to TMZ Sports regarding the death of Roddy Piper: “We’ve shared the ring, traveled the world, maintained a friendship throughout the ups and downs of the wrestling world, and battled to see who was the better heel,” Flair said. “It’s almost impossible to express my grief. My condolences […]

The Wrestling Business Reacts To Roddy Piper’s Death

The wrestling business is once again in a state of mourning following the sudden passing of ”Rowdy” Roddy Piper. Below are several tweets from names in the business: Click here to load (if not loaded) https://twitter.com/RealPaigeWWE/status/627242061327126532 RIP to Roddy Piper. Prayers to his family and loved ones. — Kevin Nash (@RealKevinNash) July 31, 2015 Was […]

Vince McMahon On Roddy Piper’s Death, Date Disputed By WWE Coverage

WWE posted details of ”Rowdy” Roddy Piper’s death here on WWE.com. They report he died on Friday, which was what TMZ originally reported, before reporting he died Thursday night and was discovered on Friday. TMZ reports he died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his home in Hollywood “Roddy Piper was one of the […]

More On The Death Of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper

Brooks posted the unfortunate news (via TMZ) here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com that “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died. The story, which was first broke by TMZ, first reported he died on Friday. The publication now reports Piper died in his sleep from cardiac arrest on Thursday night at his home in Hollywood and was discovered on Friday. […]

Congratulations DDP; Watch Rich Eisen Interview Roddy Piper

Congratulations DDP! Congratulations to Diamond Dallas Page, who was married to Brenda Nair over the weekend in Cancun, Mexico. Below is a photo: Click here to load (if not loaded) We're Married here's One of the 100's of photos we've taken we're having an Awesome time @saraniweddings pic.twitter.com/shHlMbf0i6 — Diamond Dallas Page (@RealDDP) July 25, […]

Roddy Piper Puts An End to Situation With Steve Austin

”Rowdy” Roddy Piper’s latest podcast is online at this link. He opened by “bringing an end” to the situation with Steve Austin, by speaking directly to him. Piper talked about Will Sasso doing Hogan’s voice, Savage’s voice and Austin’s voice on his April 3rd podcast. Piper said he was fantastic on it. Piper said there […]

Ric Flair Claims WWE Yanked Roddy Piper’s Legends Contract Due To Issues w/Steve Austin

Ric Flair claimed on his latest podcast (featuring a hilarious interview with Kevin Sullivan) that WWE yanked Roddy Piper’s Legends deal due to issues with Steve Austin. Flair didn’t offer specifics but stated that Austin still has a lot of influence. You can hear his comments at the 23 minute of Episode 10 at this […]