• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 16, 2002) – Old School ECW Veteran Passed Away
On this day in 2002, we lost Old School ECW Wrestler Big Dick Dudley (Real name: Alex Rizzo) at the young age of 34 due to kidney failure.
Big Dick Dudley was a founding member of The Dudley Boyz faction (before it became just a Tag Team of Bubba Ray & Devon) and wrestled for Paul E. Dangerously’s Extreme Championship Wrestling promotion from 1994 till 1999.
Later on he joined Xtreme Pro Wrestling and became their World Heavyweight Champion.
In real life, Rizzo was married to ECW Valet Elektra.
† REST IN PEACE BIG DICK DUDLEY!
January 12, 1968 – May 16, 2002
• More Big Matches For WWE Super ShowDown 2019 Revealed
As we noted earlier this week, WWE announced the following 3 matches for next month’s WWE Super ShowDown 2019 PPV in Saudi Arabia:
– The Undertaker vs. Goldberg
– Triple H vs. Randy Orton
– 50 Man Battle Royal
WWE’s advertising in Saudi Arabia has now revealed more matches for this upcoming PPV and you can check them out below:
– Universal Championship Match: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Brock Lesnar
– Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon
– Braun Strowman vs. Drew McIntyre
– WWE Championship Match: Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Kevin Owens
– Intercontinental Championship Match: Finn Balor (c) vs. Andrade