Archive for the 'Pro Wrestling Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Was Davey Boy Smith’s Middle Name Seriously “Boy”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to pro wrestling and pro wrestlers and whether they are true or not. PRO WRESTLING URBAN LEGEND: Davey Boy Smith’s middle name was actually “Boy.” Davey Boy Smith’s story is sadly pretty typical for many wrestlers. After a long career, Smith became [...]

Did the Iron Sheik Really Win a Gold Medal at the 1968 Olympics?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to pro wrestling and pro wrestlers and whether they are true or not. PRO WRESTLING URBAN LEGEND: The Iron Sheik won a Gold Medal for Wrestling at the 1968 Olympics. In March of 2008, the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) inducted wrestler The [...]

How Did a Hug Help Turn Stone Cold Steve Austin Into a Star?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to pro wrestling and wrestlers and whether they are true or not. PRO WRESTLING URBAN LEGEND: An interesting confluence of events (including an untimely hug) led to Stone Cold Steve Austin becoming a major wrestling star. Obviously, if you track any wrestler [...]