• Old School Wrestling Legend Would Have Celebrated His Birthday
Today would have been the 91st birthday of Old School Wrestling Legend Dick the Bruiser (Real name: William Afflis).
He was a huge name during the territory days of the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s.
Dick the Bruiser has yet to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, which is likely going to happen as part of their annual ‘Legacy Wing’ inductions.
He was, however, posthumously inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame during the ‘WCW Slamboree 1994’ PPV.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY & † REST IN PEACE
June 27, 1929 – November 10, 1991
• Natalya Reportedly Not Working RAW Tapings Due To COVID-19 Concern
WWE carried out Coronavirus testings once again this week. They’re also going to tape shows this weekend, but a lot of stars are going to miss the tapings due to COVID-19 concern.
Last night on SmackDown, big names like Bray Wyatt, Daniel Bryan, AJ Styles, Sheamus and Sonya Deville missed the show.
According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE has asked Natalya to not work next week’s RAW tapings, as she was in contact with Tyson Kidd (T.J. Wilson), her husband, who had a fever.
“Producer T.J. Wilson (who wrestled as Tyson Kidd), came to testing on 6/25 with a fever. Both he and wife Natalya Neidhart tested negative for COVID in I believe two different tests, but as a precautionary measure, the company asked both to sit out this weekend even though she was fine.”