Tag Archives : Roddy Piper

In Honor Of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper


Roderick George Toombs, AKA Roddy Piper, passed away on July 30th, 2015, at age 61, due to cardiac arrest. First, we lost Dusty Rhodes, and now we lose Roddy Piper. How am I supposed to deal with that? Why would you take Roddy from us, you bastard?!?! I can only assume that the big man is a classic wrestling fan,…

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Watching The Classics – WrestleMania 1


The first showcase of the immortals took place on March 31st, 1985, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. It boasted an attendance of 19, 121, as well as a bevy of matches. It’s a who’s-who of 1980s era wrestling. For the last 6-7 months, I have been writing about wrestling for a living. I’ve seen hundreds…

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