Tag Archives: Rikishi

Rikishi Discusses The Uso’s Turning Heel

In a recent interview with The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show, WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi, the father of WWE SmackDown superstar The Uso’s (Jimmy Uso & Jey Uso) discussed the duo turning heel on WWE television. “Change is good. The boys have been there for six years, they rapidly broke into people’s homes, and Uso  Continue Reading »

Rikishi Believes WWE Should Listen To Fans Regarding Roman Reigns

In an interview with FOX Sports, WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi commented on why he believes that the WWE should listen to its fanbase in regards to Roman Reigns. “I feel that, in due time, you’re gonna see Roman Reigns become The Roman Empire. Let’s take it back to John Cena and The Rock back  Continue Reading »

Rikishi Honors His Family In 2015 WWE Hall Of Fame Speech

WWE sent out the following: 2015 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Rikishi pays tribute to the Anoai’i family and his Samoan heritage.

Rikishi & The Uso’s Discuss The Samoan Legacy

WWE released the following video featuring 2015 WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi and his sons The Uso’s (Jimmy Uso & Jey Uso) discussing their family’s legacy. You can check out the interview below:

Former WWE Star Discusses Rikishi’s WWE Hall Of Fame Speech

Speaking through his official Twitter account, former WWE superstar Scotty 2 Hotty reacted to Rikishi’s speech at last night’s WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony. “In Dec. 99, 3 guys that were pretty much obsolete in the wrestling biz came together and made each other. 1 apparently doesn’t remember that.”

Full Recap From 2015 WWE Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

The show started off with photos of the inductees for the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame, before noting that it began with one man, Andre The Giant in 1993 and two decades later, it has grown to include the greatest names in wrestling, names that are icons, legends and larger than life personalities who defined  Continue Reading »

WWE Hall Of Fame Special To Air On USA Network

WWE sent out the following: WWE® HALL OF FAME SPECIAL TO AIR ON USA NETWORK STAMFORD, Conn. and New York, NY – March 3, 2015 – USA Network will broadcast a one-hour special highlighting the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Monday, March 30 at 11/10C, immediately following Monday Night Raw®. WWE Legends,  Continue Reading »

Rikishi To Be Inducted Into 2015 WWE Hall Of Fame?

WWE announced on their official website earlier this evening that tonight’s inductee into the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame is expected to be a member of one of sports-entertainment’s great family dynasties, hinting that it could be a member of the Hart or Anoa’i family. Speaking through their official Twitter account, WWE Tag Team Champions  Continue Reading »

Matt Hardy, Rikishi & Christopher Daniels Announced For Upcoming Maryland Championship Wrestling Event

Maryland Championship Wrestling sent out the following: Updated Event Line Up for Maryland Championship Wrestling “Friday Night Fights” to benefit the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Friday June 20, 2014 Greektown Square 701-703 Ponca Street Baltimore, MD 21224 8:00 pm Bell Time Doors Open at 6:30 For Pre Show Meet & Greet MCW Heavyweight Championship  Continue Reading »

WWE Divas Championship Match Confirmed for WrestleMania 30?

Season 2 of reality TV show Total Divas will culminate in a WWE Divas Championship match taking place at WrestleMania 30, according to a press release for the upcoming second season of the show.  The same press release also confirms that Daniel Bryan’s marriage to Brie Bella will be documented for the show. The Divas  Continue Reading »

Old School RAW Results: The Shield On Piper’s Pit, Jake “The Snake” Roberts Returns

The following are the results of the January 6th edition of WWE RAW. The show was an “Old School” edition of RAW, and took place at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The announce team for the night was Michael Cole and JBL. Cole said that Jerry Lawler was “under the weather” and addressed the rumors  Continue Reading »

Three More Names Scheduled For Tonight’s “Old School” WWE RAW

The Godfather, Sgt. Slaughter and “Grandmaster Sexay” Brian Christopher are all in Baltimore, Maryland and are schedule to appear on tonight’s “Old School” edition of WWE RAW. Scotty 2 Hotty and Rikishi had been featured on advertising for tonight’s RAW, however Christopher’s appearance means that all 3 members of Too Cool will be reuniting tonight.  Continue Reading »

WWE Issue Tune-In Advisory For Tonight’s “Old School RAW”

WWE sent out the following: MONDAY NIGHT RAW® GOES OLD SCHOOL STAMFORD, Conn., January 6, 2014 – WWE Legends and Hall of Famers reunite for “Old School” Monday Night Raw, tonight at 8/7C on USA Network. Returning WWE alumni include “The Million Dollar Man™” Ted DiBiase®, Bob Backlund™, Roddy Piper™, Ric Flair®, The New Age  Continue Reading »

Former WWE Superstar Backstage At Last Night’s WWE SmackDown Tapings

Former WWE superstar Rikishi was backstage at last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings from The Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. While Rikishi was there visiting his sons and WWE tag team The Uso’s (Jimmy Uso & Jey Uso), as well as Naomi, he was said to have took time to give advice to  Continue Reading »

Former WWE Stars Rikishi & Gangrel Hosting Fundraising Event On March 29th

Former WWE superstars Gangrel and Rikishi, with their Knokx Pro Wrestling promotion, will be hosting a fundraising event for the Valencia High School on Friday, March 29th, 2013. Bell time is 7pm, with tickets priced at $15 for ringside and $10 for bleachers.

Former WWE Intercontinental Champion Ruled Out As Surprise Royal Rumble Entrant

In an interview with The New York Post, WWE commentator Jerry “The King” Lawler ruled out former WWE Tag Team Champion and WWE Intercontinental Champion Rikishi as a surprise entrant at this Sunday’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view in Phoenix, Arizona. “I do know that they had contacted Rikishi, but he had a prior commitment that  Continue Reading »

More Details Announced On WWE ’13 Downloadable Content

WWE Games sent out the following: Contemporary Superstars, WWE Legends, Attitude Era luminaries, move packs and more! Way back at the SummerSlam roster reveal we gave you a sneak peek at WWE ’13’s downloadable content, hipping you to the fact that you’d be able to get access to Raw General Manager AJ Lee and Damien  Continue Reading »

Vader vs. Rikishi Announced For Upcoming Pro Wrestling Syndicate iPPV

Pro Wrestling Syndicate sent out the following: Pro Wrestling Syndicate has announced that Rikishi will battle Big Van Vader with Paul Bearer in his corner on Friday October 12th at The Rahway Rec Center on 275 East Milton Ave in Rahway, New Jersey. This colossal first time ever fight will also be shown live on  Continue Reading »

Knokx Pro Students To Take Part In Post-Summerslam WWE Tryouts

Former WWE superstar Rikishi, who recently made an appearance on WWE RAW leading up to WWE RAW 1,000 noted on his Twitter account that some of his Knokx Pro Academy students will be attending the WWE’s post-Summerslam tryouts later this month. WWE developmental superstar Alexander Rusev, who was a previous student of Rikishi’s Knokx Pro  Continue Reading »

Rikishi Issues Video On Yokozuna’s Hall Of Fame Induction, SmackDown Note

The Territory League and F3 Entertainment released the following video of former WWE superstar Rikishi’s full 2012 WWE Hall of Fame speech for the late Rodney “Yokozuna” Anoa’i. The speech is done over a video of Yokozuna in action for the WWF as Rikishi then discussed the challenge of delivering such a speech and paying  Continue Reading »