ROH Wrestling has announced that Brian Kendrick is returning to the company as a participant in the ROH Championship Tournament, joining Michael Elgin as announced participants. Kendrick will compete in the tournament at ROH’s show on August 3, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ROHWrestling.com has the full story online at this link.
ROH Wrestling has stripped Jay Briscoe of the ROH Championship. There will be a tournament to crown a new champion beginning on July 27th in Providence, continuing on August 3rd in Toronto, August 27th in New York City and concluding at Death Before Dishonor XI weekend in Philadelphia on September 20th and 21st. Michael Elgin, […]
Autopsy results for Matthew Osborne should be available in a few days. At this point, police do not suspect foul play but have launched a homicide investigation. They would not comment if drugs were involved. The investigation is expected to wrap up shortly. Osborne, who was most notably remembered for his run as the original […]
Ring of Honor posted a video update with comments from Jay Briscoe: Please be aware this video contains explicit language and is not work appropriate. Get those earbuds in! [youtube id="4E4Xwh_CZ-w" width="620" height="360"] If you are unable to view the video above, you can also watch it at this link.
Just to clarify, Matt Osborne was pronounced dead at a Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas hospital on Friday. He was found unresponsive at his residence in Plano, Texas by his girlfriend. Investigators believe Osborne’s death was accidental but an investigation remains ongoing. NBC News has the story at this link.
New Jack is finished with The Daily Show following a cameo last month, Josh Stewart is reporting. “New Jack was cast specifically to appear in that single field piece as a performer, not as a correspondent. While they [show producers] were happy with his part in the piece, as of now the show has no […]
TMZ has picked up on the death of Matt Osborne, who portrayed the original Doink the Clown in the WWF. The publication is reporting that a homicide investigation has been launched, however, all early indications are his death was accidental. No weapons were found at the scene. An autopsy is pending. More on the death […]
Matt Osborne was at the New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame Fan Fest just last weekend. Arda Ocal Tweeted a Vine video of Borne with Marty Jannetty. You can view it below: Matt Bourne was at New England FanFest this past weekend – at least he was having fun. #RIP https://t.co/pNb6LOLcW7 — Arda Ocal […]
Matt Osborne, the son of “Tough” Tony Borne, and best known for portraying the original Doink to Clown in the WWF has died. Details are sketchy but he was found dead in Texas on Friday by his girlfriend. He was 56 years-old. Osborne had numerous gimmicks throughout his career, spanning from the 1980s all the […]
Diamond Dallas Page and company posted a video of the conversation with Jake Roberts about his relapse. You can watch it at this link or embedded below: [youtube id="kqRU0R9bxZw" width="620" height="360"] Jake Tweeted the following on Thursday afternoon: I will NOT give up — JakeSnakeDDT (@JakeSnakeDDT) June 27, 2013 Below is my response: “@JakeSnakeDDT: I […]
Following up on Jay and Mark Briscoe in Wednesday’s Ask WNW, here is how Ring of Honor is handling their departures in storyline: Last weekend in Baltimore was a physically brutal one for both World Champion Jay Briscoe and his “Best in the World 2013” challenger Mark Briscoe. The brothers tore into one another in […]
Following the release of a video titled “When the Cat is Away…,” that appeared to feature Jake Roberts falling off the wagon, Diamond Dallas Page has confirmed the unfortunate news. The following statement was released along with a video: The decision to release these videos was made after much consideration. There has been a tremendous […]
Jackie Fargo (real name Henry Faggart), who had a lot of success with NWA Mid-America and served as a mentor to Jerry Lawler, has died at the age of 85. Fargo was hospitalized last week with a heart issue. Below are some reactions from social media: Les Thatcher on Facebook: RIP Jackie Fargo! Your greatness […]
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper is busy these days. His episode of “Celebrity Wife Swap” with Ric Flair and Fifi The Maid airs next week. He also has several movie projects in the works, the following is from Piper’s verified Twitter account: Next Sunday June 30 th. I Swap my wife 4 money! In case u have […]
The Charlotte Observer has more coverage of the autopsy results being released in the death of Reid Flair. Both Reid’s mother, Beth Fliehr, and father, Ric, offered comments. “It (the report) makes it harder,” Beth Fliehr said. “I knew his fears and I knew how to help him. All he wanted to do was stay […]