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Kevin Von Erich

Professional Wrestler
Male
Born 1957
Hometown Belleville, Illinois

Kevin Ross Adkisson is a retired professional wrestler under the ring name Kevin Von Erich of the Von Erich Family. He is the last surviving son of wrestler Fritz Von Erich and had four brothers that wrestled, David, Kerry, Mike and Chris, as well as an older brother, Jack, Jr. , who died in 1959.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1957 Birth Born in 1957.

TEENAGE

1976 19 Years Old Kevin started wrestling as Kevin Von Erich in 1976. … Read More

TWENTIES

1978 21 Years Old 1 More Event
…  His first major success came in 1978 while wrestling as a tag team with his younger brother David. … Read More
1982 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 1982, the Fabulous Freebirds, consisting of Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy and Buddy Roberts, left Georgia Championship Wrestling after meeting WCCW booker Gary Hart at a show. … Read More

THIRTIES

1989 32 Years Old 1 More Event
After the failure of SuperClash III, in 1989, Kevin became very despondent over his father's decision to sell the promotion to Jerry Jarrett, who owned the Memphis-based CWA, despite his brother Kerry welcoming Jarrett into the mix; the merged promotions became the USWA. … Read More
1995 38 Years Old Kevin eventually cut back on his ring appearances and formally retired by the end of 1995.

FORTIES

2001 44 Years Old …  Away from the ring, Kevin and Chris were close friends; Kevin served as a pallbearer during Adams' funeral in 2001 and traveled to England to visit Adams' family afterwards. … Read More
2005 48 Years Old On October 3, 2005, Kevin made an appearance on the WWE Homecoming show alongside many WWE Hall of Famers. … Read More
2006 49 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 20, 2006, Kevin and his son Ross Adkisson (billed as Ross Von Erich) appeared on a local wrestling card in Longview, Texas as guests of Roddy Piper's Piper's Pit. … Read More

FIFTIES

2007 50 Years Old Kevin was also featured in the 2007 WWE produced DVD The Most Powerful Families in Wrestling in a segment on the Von Erich family.
2009 52 Years Old On April 4, 2009, Kevin represented the Von Erich family as they were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Michael Hayes. … Read More
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