Bob Backlund Cuts ‘Heel Promo’ And Interrupts Gagne Funeral, Chris Jericho On Fox Sports; Jericho ‘Finally’ Finishes His 1,004 Holds List (Video)

file_189629_3_backlundBacklund Interrupts Funeral 

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

According to reports, Bob Backlund interrupted the funeral of the recently departed Verne Gagne. A number of names were in attendance at the May 5th service in Eden Prarie, Minnesota, including Gene Okerlund and Greg Gagne, who delivered eulogies.  


It was said that Backlund starting yelling during Greg Gagne’s speech in what was described as a ‘heel promo’ manner, and it was called ‘ridiculously’ out of place.

Chris Jericho On Fox Sports

WWE Superstar and Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho stopped by the FOX Sports Live set during a promotional appearance. The following clip features Jericho ‘finally’ finishing (sort of) the list of 1,004 holds he originally started on WCW Monday Nitro.