ESPN Site Covers Pro Wrestlers Dying Young
ESPN owned website FiveThirtyEight.com has posted a new article looking at pro wrestlers tending to die young, and it notes, albeit incorrectly, that 33% of the talents who appeared on the WrestleMania 6 card are now dead.
The information is slightly askew, however, as it includes Miss Elizabeth as a 'Mania 6 performer but fails to mention Bobby Heenan, Mr. Fuji, Jimmy Hart, Lanny Poffo and Slick, all of whom are still alive. You can check out the article at this link.
Has Extreme Rising Folded?
The Facebook page of Extreme Rising was shut down sometime today, as well as the Twitter page for the promotion. According to PWInsider.com, Extreme Rising's Steve O'Neill is expected to release a statement regarding the promotion, which is set to run events this Friday and Saturday at the old ECW arena in Philadelphia.
Coachman Recalls Famous Rib Played by Vince
Former WWE announcer Jonathan Coachman recently spoke with Back Sports Page to discuss his time spent with WWE, his transition to ESPN and more. Coach had the following to say regarding rumors of a classic rib played on him by Vince McMahon:
The entire interview, which covers more of his career in television and who his favorite wrestlers are, can be found at this link.
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