In a follow-up to our Sunday report about Kevin Nash and Sean Waltman blasting Top Rope Pro Wrestling over compensation for last weekend, the issue has apparently been resolved. In a new Tweet, Nash says the promotion was not at fault but staff member, Marvin Ward, lied and withheld payment. His Tweet is below: Top […]
Wrestling News World reader Andrew Clement sent word that New Jack had his retirement match on April 5th at Pro Wrestling Syndicate’s Super Card 2013 Night 2, beating Necro Butcher. Explicit video is now on YouTube at this link. Please be advised video contains explicit language and blood and is not work appropriate.
In a story that I can’t get enough of, Jake “The Snake” Roberts spoke with John Pollock at WrestleCon last weekend. In the interview, Jake talked about the “Accountability Crib” and the program that has seen him get back to sobriety. Roberts said the rules of Diamond Dallas Page’s Accountability Crib are simple – no […]
We reported earlier here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com that Kevin Nash plans to file a complaint against Top Rope Pro Wrestling with the Virginia wrestling commission on Monday. Sean Waltman, who was also on the show in addition to Mick Foley, revealed the issue is over compensation. He also noted he worked without clearance from his doctor. […]
Kevin Nash and Sean “X-Pac” Waltman were booked in addition to Mick Foley for a show promoted by Top Rope Pro Wrestling Saturday night in Waynesboro, Virginia. Something happened and Nash isn’t happy. Nash wrote on Twitter that he and Waltman will be filing complaints with the Virginia wrestling commission on Monday. Below is from […]
Scott Hall remains hospitalized at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia after having hip surgery under the care of Dr. Stephen Kim on Tuesday. Hall is recovering ahead of schedule and has already walked with the assistance of a walker. There is a chance he will be released from the hospital on Wednesday evening.
Scott Hall is out of surgery and is in recovery. His hip was in bad shape but the early word is the procedure was a success.
Scott Hall is having hip surgery on Tuesday after over $100,000 was raised in a massive fundraising effort. Hall posted the following on Twitter: Leaving for the hospital. Hope I don’t have a flashback from Sundays WM matches and kick out during the surgery…See you on the other side — SCOTT HALL (@SCOTTHALLNWO) April 9, […]
WBTV ran a story on the Reid Flair police report Tuesday night but did not uncover anything we didn’t report. Their terminology was slightly different as they reported “drug activity in the hotel room” and that Reid was “incapacitated by drugs.” The cause of death hasn’t been announced and will be determined by the medical […]
Newsday obtained the police report in the death of Reid Flair (real name Richard Reid Fliehr). According to their report, the incident was from 1:30 AM on Friday, March 28, 2013 to 10:35 AM Friday morning. Reid was pronounced dead on the scene by a medic at 10:40 AM at the Marriott Residence Inn in […]
Charlie Haas announced on Twitter he’s retiring from wrestling to take a job as a spine and neck associate. He wrote the following on Twitter: Officially retired. No match against @sheltyb803 nxt week NYC. Time to be a full time dad and husband.I’ve turned my spandex in for scrubs — charlie haas (@CharlieHaas) March 31, […]
Big Time Wrestling will run their show Saturday night in Altoona, Pennsylvania and will “make arrangements” with fans who purchased autograph only passes as Ric Flair will not be there due to the death of his son Reid. The following is from BTW’s Facebook page: Big Time Wrestling is saddened by the unfortunate death of […]
As we try and piece together the sad details of Reid Flair’s death, I’ve gone back and put together a timeline of events. This is not a comprehensive timeline, only the articles and notable events I was able to find while searching the website. The photos are courtesy of Reid’s Facebook account: February 26, 1988 – […]
Reid Fair was found unresponsive by police at 10:35 AM EDT Friday morning in a hotel room at the Marriott Residence’s Inn on 6030 Piedmont Row Drive South in Charlotte, North Carolina. Authorities were responding to a call for service in reference to an unresponsive subject. Police have not officially confirmed the cause of death, […]
TMZ picked up on the passing of Reid Flair with a statement from Ric Flair’s agent. “We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric’s son, Reid Fliehr, has passed away today March 29, 2013 in Charlotte, NC.” The agent goes on, “The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.” You can read coverage by TMZ […]