• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 13, 2009) – Old School WWF Veteran Passed Away
On this day in 2009, we lost Old School WWF Attitude Era Veteran Test (Real name: Andrew Martin) at the very young age of 33 due to a pain killer overdose.
Test wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (later renamed WWE) from 1998 till 2004, but returned to their ECW brand in 2006 before they let him go again in 2007.
Test was allegedly named after the most common anabolic steroid, Testosterone, though Bruce Prichard claims that wasn’t the case.
† REST IN PEACE TEST
March 17, 1975 – March 13, 2009
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• Tony Khan Reveals Original Name For All Elite Wrestling
During a recent edition of AEW Unrestricted podcast, AEW President Tony Khan talked about his original for the name of his wrestling company (now known as All Elite Wrestling).
Below is what Khan said:
“It wasn’t exactly AEW to begin with. Actually, my first idea was something first called World’s Best Wrestling.
Because I was trying to — which you know, at the end of the day, it’s a similar meaning to All Elite Wrestling. Trying to say we’re doing great wrestling, right?”
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