The Night ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper “Killed” Another Wrestler

Brian Damage

This story comes to us in an age where there was no internet, no social media sites, no TMZ or any other super fast means to get news. There were no television taping spoilers to ruin the illusion of a seemingly live event. The year was 1985, the then World Wrestling Federation was just starting to get its feet wet as a national promotion. Everything wasn’t out there for fans to become smart to they way pro wrestling was run.
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The Wild West: The Last Days of Pro Wrestling’s Party Scene

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Brian Damage

It seems every week or so we hear or read about another former or current pro wrestler dying. It is a sad trend that quite frankly has numbed many fans almost to the point of being indifferent to the news. Today we look at whether the hedonistic lifestyles of old are actually now a thing of the past. Continue reading