George “The Animal” Steele passes away

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WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer William James Myers, known to fans as George “The Animal” Steele, has passed away at the age of 79.

Steele was one of the wildest and most unpredictable Superstars in sports-entertainment history. Yet, despite his green tongue, hairy torso and insatiable appetite for turnbuckle pads, “The Animal” was a very well-educated man. Prior to breaking into sports-entertainment, Steele received his Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University and became a high school teacher and wrestling coach in the Detroit area. Continue reading

Legendary Professional Wrestler ‘Chyna’ Joanie Laurer Dies at 46

Professional wrestling legend Chyna was found dead in her Southern California home Wednesday, her manager confirmed. She was 46.

The WWE icon billed as the “Ninth Wonder of the World,” whose real name is Joanie Laurer, was “found lying peacefully” on her bed Wednesday afternoon, her manager, Anthony Anzaldo, said. Continue reading