Reid Fliehr, better known as "Reid Flair" within the pro wrestling community, died on Friday morning. He was 25. “Reid was 25 and an incredible son, brother, friend, and professional wrestler,” read a statement written by Ric Fliehr’s agent Melinda Morris Zanoni on the Legacy Talent and Entertainment Facebook page.
He already holds an Olympic Gold Medal and several World Heavyweight Championship titles. Now, TNA superstar Kurt Angle is facing off with Hollywood. Appearing opposite Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton, Angle stars in the film Warrior as the Russian mixed-martial arts champ, Koba.
She may not be a household name yet, but Kyna Treacy (pictured, right and below), 27, likely felt like one during Saturday's Yankees game, where she got up close and personal with A-Rod himself, Alex Rodriguez, 37, while sitting two rows behind the dugout at Yankees Stadium, where she had a good view of both the benched A-Rod and his team's defeat by the Detroit Tigers in the crucial ALCS opener.
Most people know not to make the Hulk angry — you wouldn't like him when he's angry — but that's exactly what happened when Gawker released an edited minute of what alleges to be a sex tape of former WWE professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, 59 — real name Terry Bollea — on Thursday.
When Clarissa Chun, 30, went to the 2012 London Olympics, where she wound up winning the bronze medal in women's wrestling, she was the first woman from her home state, Hawaii, to get the chance to compete in her sport at the Olympics — and Chun didn't even start out her athletic career as a wrestler.
The buzz from Sunday's World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) "Money In The Bank" pay per view is still reverberating throughout the entire pro-wrestling industry and — for the first time in awhile — the sports world.