• WWE Hall Of Famer Died 32 Years Ago Today At The Age Of 21
On this day in 1991, we lost Old School Wrestling Veteran Chris Von Erich (Real name: Chris Adkisson) by suicide at the very young age of 21.
He was the youngest son of Fritz Von Erich and also wanted to become a Professional Wrestler like his brothers Kerry, Kevin, David & Mike.
In 2009, he was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by long-time friend of the family Michael “P.S.” Hayes.
† REST IN PEACE CHRIS VON ERICH
September 30, 1969 – September 12, 1991
• Brock Lesnar Broke WWF Veteran’s Neck 21 Years Ago Today
On this day in 2002, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.
This episode was pre-taped from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE UNFORGIVEN 2002’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
– Brock Lesnar vs. Hardcore Holly
– Eddie Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero vs. Edge & John Cena
– Kurt Angle vs. Rey Mysterio
– Chris Benoit vs. Rikishi
– Torrie Wilson vs. Nidia
– The Undertaker vs. Matt Hardy
You can watch Lesnar accidentally breaking Holly’s neck on this episode below: