• Becky Lynch Says Retired WWE Wrestler Is The Best In The Business
Retired WWE Superstar & Current Backstage Producer Tyson Kidd celebrated his 41st birthday on Sunday.
He received major praise from former WWE Women’s Champion Becky Lynch, who called him the best in the business.
Becky wished him Happy Birthday by posting a photo of them from backstage at WrestleMania 35:
Other WWE stars also praised his work while wishing him Happy Birthday. You can read the tweets below:
— Shayna Baszler (@QoSBaszler) July 11, 2021
HAPPY BIRTHDAY @TJWilson! Thank you for EVERYTHING. For standing up for us, fighting for us, and being by our side. You’re one in a million.
— Bayley (@itsBayleyWWE) July 11, 2021
Thank you for being a great person. Thank you for being selfless in your teachings. Thank you for sharing your unlimited knowledge. Thank you for keeping our women’s division progressing and on top of the world. Happy Birthday @TJWilson 🎉🎂🥳
I hope you have the best day 🙏🏼🎉
— LIV Morgan (@YaOnlyLivvOnce) July 11, 2021
— Indi Wrestling (@indi_hartwell) July 12, 2021
— KAIRI SANE/カイリ・セイン (@KairiSaneWWE) July 11, 2021
Happy Birthday @TJWilson I’m HONORED to call you a Real Friend. You’re a Hell of a Coach, Mentor, and HUMAN BEING ❤️
— Titus O'Neil (@TitusONeilWWE) July 11, 2021
Thank you so much!! I haven’t been perfect, I’m not perfect but that doesn’t mean I can’t strive for it everyday. Which is something I’ve learned from you-you’re the best ❤️ https://t.co/Y2S1clqZPN
— TJ Wilson (@TJWilson) July 11, 2021
Earlier this year, Natalya (Tyson’s wife) appeared on the Out of Character podcast, and revealed that Tyson produced every single women’s match at WrestleMania 37.
Natalya said that Tyson is a part of the success of women in WWE, but he doesn’t ask for any credit or brags in public.
Here’s what she said:
“TJ is one of the most valuable assets in WWE, and I can say that with complete conviction. What’s so crazy is that everything leading up in TJ’s life, up until his forced retirement, it was all for what he’s doing right now in WWE. Because he’s never made more of an impact than he has at this very moment in the company.
There’s nothing in his career that has been as special as producing every single Women’s match at WrestleMania. They were all produced by TJ. 18 women were produced by TJ, which is a huge percentage of the show. TJ wanted the challenge. He took on the challenge.
TJ doesn’t talk about it. He hasn’t tweeted about it, he doesn’t want to talk about it, because TJ doesn’t want to brag or boast, but I’m gonna be the one to brag for him!
He took on all those matches and he’s become such a huge resource for the women of WWE. He spent 20-30 plus hours training and practicing and preparing with any woman in the company, and men as well, but women that wanted to pick his brain to tap into the knowledge.
What we saw at WrestleMania this year was unbelievable. The most women’s matches in WrestleMania history. A historical main event with Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks. And, of course, one of my favorite matches of my entire career with myself and Tamina Snuka vs. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. And that was all such a big part, partly from TJ.
He just made so much happen. He had a vision for everyone. A lot of people behind the scenes don’t get credit, but on TJ’s days off, he trains people to be better at what they do in the ring and he’s not asking for money, he’s not getting a thank you for it, he’s not asking for public posts, he’s just doing it cause he loves the business.”
Tyson’s in-ring career came to an end on June 1, 2015, after he suffered a spinal cord injury after taking Samoa Joe’s Muscle Buster move during a dark match before RAW.
You can watch it below:
Tyson ended up being very lucky, as only 5% of the people that suffer this injury end up surviving, and most people that do survive end up quadriplegic.
WATCH: Natalya’s Knockers Slapped By Her Sister:
• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (July 13, 1998) – WWF RAW IS WAR
On this day in 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Fully Loaded 1998: In Your House’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. The Undertaker vs. Vader
2. Brawl 4 All: Bart Gunn vs. Bob Holly
3. D-Generation X vs. The Nation
4. Steve Blackman vs. Marc Mero
5. WWF World Tag Titles: Kane & Mankind vs. The New Age Outlaws
6. Kaientai*DX vs. TAKA Michinoku & Too Much
7. Brawl 4 All: Dan Severn vs. The Godfather
8. WWF World Tag Titles: Kane & Mankind vs. The New Age Outlaws