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Mike & Maria Kanellis Shoot On WWE For Treating Them Poorly

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 18, 2007) – Old School ECW Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2007, we lost Old School ECW Veteran John Kronus (Real name: George Caiazzo) at the age of 38 due to heart failure.

John Kronus is well remembered for being one half of the Tag Teams ‘The Eliminators’ (with Perry Saturn) and ‘The Gangstanators’ (with New Jack) in Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling.

He retired from pro-wrestling in 2002, but the last time we saw him was when he appeared at the independent ECW Tribute Show ‘Hardcore Homecoming’ in 2005.


January 13, 1969 – July 18, 2007

• Mike & Maria Kanellis Shoot On WWE For Treating Them Poorly

Mike Bennett (f.k.a as Mike Kanellis) and his wife, Maria Kanellis, are now free agents as their contracts with WWE have expired. They were released from the company during the budget cuts in April.

Mike took to Twitter to share the story of WWE persuading the couple to re-sign with them because of his family. They promised to take care of his family, but ended up releasing him.

Below is what he tweeted:

“They will vilify you. They will call you bitter. They will say you are ungrateful. They will tell you to shut your mouth and just appreciate what you got. They will attack you personally. They will say nasty things about your family. But you must always speak your truth.”

He said that it was the wrong decision to re-sign with WWE.

“I was ready 2 years ago for a new chapter. I made the wrong decision a year ago, because I thought it was the best decision for my children. They are and will always be my first priority.”

He also expressed his frustration over WWE never checking on him during his ‘rehab’.

“I never went to rehab. My wife was my rehab. I recovered on the road. They never paid for my rehab and they also never reached out to me once. Not a single person in management ever contacted me to see if I needed help or if I was doing ok in my recovery. All credit goes to my wife.”

Maria also said that WWE always mentioned how family is important, but released her while she was pregnant with her second child.

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