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Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka passes away at age 73

Just two weeks after all murder charges were dropped against him, “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka passed away at age 73. His daughter and WWE Superstar Tamina Snuka posted a photo on Instagram holding her father’s hand, writing that she loved him, using the hash tags #forevermydad and #restwell among others. Born in 1943, Snuka made his professional...

Former USWA/WWE wrestler Rex King passes away

Timothy Smith, better known to wrestling fans as Rex King and Timothy Well of the Well Dunn tag team passed away at age 55. Smith passed away from kidney failure at his home in Kentucky on January 9. Smith made his debut in 1987 and started his career at the Pacific Northwest Wrestling. In 1990 he moved to the USWA and then in 1993 he joined the...

Mark Hunt sues Brock Lesnar, Dana White, and the UFC

Brock Lesnar was sued along with UFC President Dana White and parent company Zuffa LLC by Mark Hunt seeking millions in damages following the news that Lesnar failed two drug tests leading up to the UFC 200 fight. Filed in Nevada District Court on Tuesday, ESPN.COM reports that the suit alleges the defendants “affirmatively circumvented and...

Kenny Omega with high praise for John Cena

In comments given to Sports Illustrated, Kenny Omega described John Cena as one of the great WWE talents that he respects the most. Cena put more fuel to the fire after posting two photos about Omega on his wicked Instagram account, first a photo of Omega, and another one of Kenny from Southpark. Then he followed him on Twitter. “If I were to...

Is Kenny Omega on the way to WWE?

The most sought-after wrestler in the business today is not employed by WWE or TNA, and this weekend, he declared himself a free agent after a terrific main event at NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 11. Kenny Omega, the leader of The Elite, announced on Twitter that he will be leaving Japan. “I will be stepping away from Japan to reassess my future. The...

Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham joins the UFC

Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham has been hired by the UFC and will make his debut on the UFC Fight Night broadcast on January 15 live from Phoenix, Arizona. Grisham had a 7-year career with WWE, starting with the company in 2004 doing commentary for Heat and Experience. He hosted the web show Byte This! as well as Bottom Line, before he became...

Murder charges against Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka dropped

Judge Kelly L. Banach yesterday dismissed all charges against former WWE Superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in the 34-year homicide case involving Nancy Argentino, his mistress at the time who was found dead in a hotel. Snuka’s attorney, Robert Kirwan, had been pushing for the judge to dismiss the case based on Snuka’s poor health. Snuka is...

Lilian Garcia’s father passes away from cancer

It was not a happy Christmas for former Raw ring announcer Lilian Garcia as she announced that her father, Eduardo, passed away after a bout with cancer. Her dad is a retired U.S. Army Lt Colonel and Garcia said that he was a true soldier to the very end. “I’ve been questioning why my dad had to go on Christmas day but this morning, I realized...

Bret Hart gives an update on his prostate cancer

In a article written by Bret himself for Sports Illustrated, the former 5-time WWE champion provided an update on his health following his battle with prostate cancer. “My health is really good now. On my last visit with my doctor, he told me my PSA level was zero and I’d had a one-in-ten recovery. He said I was a miracle,” the 60-year-old...