Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: ECW

The wrestling industry reacted Friday to the passing of former ECW star New Jack, who passed away at the age of 58 due to a heart attack. https://twitter.com/THETOMMYDREAMER/status/1393349638430892034 https://twitter.com/ScrapDaddyAP/status/1393355554274283522 https://twitter.com/LanceStorm/status/1393354086414635011 https://twitter.com/StevenCorino/status/1393352100269236228 https://twitter.com/the_ironsheik/status/1393354237615263748 https://twitter.com/CashWheelerFTR/status/1393355110244397059 https://twitter.com/WWE/status/1393398616765702145 https://twitter.com/AEW/status/1393380402459459584 https://twitter.com/IMPACTWRESTLING/status/1393351234573242370
Former ECW star New Jack (real name Jerome Young) has passed away at 58 due to a heart attack. Young's wife, Jennifer confirmed his death to PWInsider. The news of New Jack's death was also posted to his official Facebook...
Joseph Bonsignore, better known as ECW and WWE play by play announcer Joey Styles back on February 25 filed to trademark his stage name.  The filing noted that Styles listed his First Use and First Use In Commerce dates as...
On February 18, 2021 AEW star Chris Jericho has filed to trademark “Corazon de Leon”, which is the in-ring name he is used in CMLL (Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre). The English Translation for “Corazon de Leon” is Lion Heart,...
Tracy Smothers has passed away at the age of 58. Smothers, a longtime wrestler who had runs in WWE, WCW, and ECW, was suffering from lymphoma, heart issues, and hernia surgery before he passed. Smothers began his career in 1982. Starting...
Former ECW and WWE star (real name Chris Wright) has announced he is retiring from professional wrestling. He made his official retirement announcement in a video post (view below) this past Saturday on his Facebook page. In an emotional retirement announcement,...
Former ECW star Tracy Smothers announced on Facebook that he is battling lymphoma. Smothers, 57, announced that he is on his third treatment of chemotherapy to shrink the growing tumors. Smothers was also told that he has blockage in his...
WWE has filed multiple trademarks on former WCW and ECW event names, as well as a well-known catchphrase. It is reported that WWE was not happy about Cody Rhodes getting the trademark for "Bash at the Beach" and naming an...
Cody Rhodes announced on Twitter today with a short video clip that former WWE and ECW star Taz will be a guest commentator at this Wednesday's AEW Dark taping that will be in Taz’s hometown of Philadelphia.  This episode will stream on...
ECW Press has announced that this Wednesday, May 8 will be the official release of "Self-Help: Life Lessons from the Bizarre Wrestling Career of Al Snow", an autobiography about the 30 plus year career of the former ECW, WWF/E and...
Chris Van Vliet passed this along. Van Vliet recently interviewed Impact star Rob Van Dam. RVD talks about how he wrestled high in ECW 100% of the time, his signing with Impact Wrestling, who he'd like to induct him into...
As reported earlier, a new episode of "WWE Untold" will be airing tonight on the WWE Network at 11:30 p.m. Eastern/10:30 Central following RAW. The episode will focus on the relaunched ECW brand under WWE back in 2006. The WWE...
WWE has revealed the brackets for the current Cruiserweight Championship Tournament playing out on 205 Live leading up to WrestleMania 35. Tony Nese and Drew Gulak have already advanced in the tournament, while matches featuring Humberto Carrillo vs. Oney Lorcan...
WWE has posted a clip (above) to YouTube from a rare ECW match featuring The Sandman vs. Steve Corino vs. Justin Credible from back in late 2000. The match ended up taking place at the last ECW event from the...
PWInsider reports former ECW and WWE star Justin Credible (Peter Polaco) was arrested earlier this week (December 3) and charged with three counts. This includes violating a protective order, criminal mischief in the third degree, assault in the third degree and...