"Dead" Wrestler Of The Week: The Ultimate Warrior

Every week, the Masked Man, Deadspin's pro wrestling correspondent, honors the sport's fallen and examines their legacies — famous and obscure alike. Today: The Ultimate Warrior, who according to rumor died in 1991. This is an investigation into that "death." [Update, April 9, 2014: He's dead, according to a WWE… » 4/01/10 11:45am 4/01/10 11:45am

The Ultimate Warrior Likes All But One Of Heath Ledger's Movies

If you're like me, your social and political outlook is heavily influenced by blogs written by former pro wrestlers. You may or may not remember The Ultimate Warrior (aka Brian James Hellwig), who retired from the WWF in 1997 after a contract dispute. To let you know what kind of guy we're dealing with here, just know… » 1/24/08 11:40am 1/24/08 11:40am