The Next Generation of Wrestlers You May Not Have Heard Of….Yet

von-erics-1394964188Brian Damage

Not too long ago, I wrote about the difficulties of being a 2nd/3rd generation wrestler entitled The Generation Gap: Wrestling Legacies.

In this piece, I take a look at some of these 2nd and 3rd generation wrestlers. Some you may have heard of…others not so much…not yet anyway. A new generation of wrestlers looking to make a name for themselves.

1. Dylan Eaton (son of Beautiful Bobby Eaton)

dylan eaton

2. Amy Hennig (Granddaughter to Larry Hennig…Daughter to Curt Hennig…Sister to Joe Hennig)


3. Alana Leslie “Baby Beefcake” (Daughter of Ed “Brutus Beefcake” Leslie)


4. Daniel Moody “DJ Pringle” (Son of William Moody AKA Paul Bearer or Percy Pringle)


5. David Finlay 4th generation wrestler (Son of David “Fit” Finlay)


6. Mikala Smith (Granddaughter of Grizzly Smith, Daughter of Nickla “Baby Doll” Roberts and Michael “Sam Houston” Smith, Niece to Jake “The Snake” Roberts and “Rockin” Robin Smith)


7. Buddy Roberts Jr. (Son of “Freebird” Buddy Jack Roberts)


8.Colt Toombs (Son of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper)


9. Kayla “Armstrong” James (Grand daughter of Bob Armstrong, Daughter of Scott Armstrong and niece to Steve, Brian and Brad Armstrong)

kayla armstrong

10. Bronwyne Billington “The Dynamite Doll” (Daughter of Tom “Dynamite Kid” Billington)


11. Tyler Fullington (Son of Jim “The Sandman” Fullington)

The Sandman

12. Jesse White (Son of Leon “Big Van Vader” White)


13. Shane Canterbury (Son of Mark “Henry O. Godwin” Canterbury)


14. “The Sunset Kid” Joe Muraco (Son of Don Muraco)


15. “Miss Natural” Heather Patera (Daughter of Ken Patera)


16. Guillermo Rodriguez (Son of Luchador Dos Caras, Brother of “Alberto Del Rio”)


17. Ross and Marshall Von Erich (Sons of Kevin Von Erich and 3rd generation members of the famed Von Erich/Adkisson family)


18. Colby Corino (Son of Steve Corino)


19. Cody Hall (Son of Scott Hall)


20. Tama Tonga (Son of Haku/Meng/King Tonga, brother of Camacho)


21. Gunnar Eudy (Son of Sid “Vicious” Eudy)


22. Dory Funk IV (Great Grandson of Dory Sr, Grandson of Dory Jr and Great Nephew of Terry Funk)


23. Zac “Little Wahoo” McDaniel (Son of Ed “Wahoo” McDaniel


24. Dakota Darsow (Son of Barry Darsow)


25. Lance Anoai (Son of Samu Anoai….Grandson of Afa Anoai…member of Anoai family Dynasty)


26. Tim Zbyszko (Grandson of Verne Gagne, Son of Larry Zbyszko)


27. Cedric and Jean-Jacques Rougeau (Sons of Jacques Rougeau and members of the Rougeau Dynasty)


28. Mike Hart (Grandson of Stu Hart, Son of Smith Hart…member of the Hart Dynasty)


29. Stacy Colon (Daughter of Carlos Colon, sister of Carlito and Eddie)


30. Nick Primo (Son of Prince Iaukea)


Of course, I will mention David Benoit (Son of Chris Benoit) who is currently in training to be a wrestler. Whether he makes it or not is a question for another day. I do wish him all the best.


13 thoughts on “The Next Generation of Wrestlers You May Not Have Heard Of….Yet

  1. Heather is not Kens daughter. He has two daughters Natalie who is 33 and Emily who is 30, neither of which is her due to Heather not being those ages. It’s a work. Sorry guys.


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