Report: WWE Hall Of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Is Dead [UPDATES]

Roddy Toombs, best known for portraying “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in both the former WWF and WCW, is dead at the age of 61 according to a TMZ report. He was central to the explosion of WWF’s popularity, with his feuds against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T playing prominent roles in the creation of the first Wrestlemania and its 1986… »7/31/15 6:20pm7/31/15 6:20pm


Virgil Is Selling Photos Of Himself In Grand Central Subway Station Right Now

This afternoon, on a message board devoted to reports of wrestler run-ins (a topic near and dear to our hearts), a poster shared a story that took place Thursday evening, during the heart of the evening rush hour at New York's second-busiest subway station. Virgil, whose last reported sighting was selling signed… »2/22/13 6:55pm2/22/13 6:55pm

Where Were You When Virgil Discovered The Virgilbag?

The Virgilbag, our regular collection of readers' encounters with pro wrestlers, is on indefinite hiatus. (It might return if you send in your stories.) It is not a collection of Virgil stories, though each one does contain a tale of the former WWF and WCW jobber, plying his trade at conventions and card shows across… »11/19/12 5:45pm11/19/12 5:45pm

A Comprehensive Video Timeline Of The WWF, WCW, And The Monday Night Wars

Tonight is the 1000th episode of WWE Raw, which started life as an unassuming little weekly program based on the novel conceit that wrestling could be broadcast live, in primetime. It's easy to forget now, but they barely made it to 200 episodes. The upstart WCW, on the strength of poached talent and the NWO,… »7/23/12 5:25pm7/23/12 5:25pm