Kevin Von Erich

American professional wrestler Kevin Von Erich

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.
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15 May 1957

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This Date in Pro Wrestling History (May 5): 75 years worth of memorable moments
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¡ Es hora de Cinco de Mayo, Cagesiders, para hablar sobre lo que ocurrió en esta fecha en la historia de lucha Pro! Today we are going to do something a little bit different in your This Date in Pro Wrestling History post since it's a holiday, but mostly just because a lot of noteworthy things have happened on this date in the world of wrestling. With that in mind, here are the top stories worth remembering from May 5th over the past 75 years -- May 5, 1939 Cowboy Bill Watts is born William F. Watts, Jr. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma He grows up to become an NWA, Mid-South & WWWF legend, as well as a WWE Hall of Famer and the former owner/promoter of Mid-South Wrestling and the UWF. Watts was also the proud father of former WCW & TNA star, Erik Watts. Titles held by Cowboy Bill Watts: AWA (Boston) United States Heavyweight Champion MSW North American Heavyweight Champion Additional Heavyweight Championships in: NWA Florida, Southern (Florida), Gulf...
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Foley now joins Vader, Kevin Von Erich, Tommy Dreamer, The Steiner Brothers, Carlos Colon, Kevin Sullivan, Mikey Whipwreck, Molly Holly, The Godfather, Harry Smith and the New Age Outlaws as announced talent for the show. Saturday night in Taylor, MI,
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Wrestling: 50 Classic Superstars You Want To See Face CM Punk - Bleacher Report
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But Kevin Von Erich was the best chain wrestler of the Von Erich boys and he was better than people give him credit for. Von Erich's "barefoot drop kid" was powerful and his leg locks left opponents screaming for release. The man who spoke in broken
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Paul Heyman's Autobiography Delayed + Kevin Von Erich - Wrestling Inc.
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Kevin Von Erich is set to make an appearance at the Los Angeles WrestleReunion event in January. Von Erich lives in Hawaii these days and doesn't often visit the continental US. Vader, Tommy Dreamer, The Steiners, Carlos Colon, Kevin Sullivan,
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Francine To Become A Mommy, Colt Cabana Video, More - Wrestling Inc.
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Kevin Von Erich's heritage in professional wrestling speaks for itself. The Von Erich family is considered to be one of the most popular wrestlers in this business' history. The oldest of 5 sons, Kevin started wrestling in 1976 for his father's
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COLLECTIBLES COLUMN: Mattel's new WWE line of Von Erich figures - first ... - Pro Wrestling Torch
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In addition to including figures of popular wrestlers like Eddie Guerrero and the Ultimate Warrior, the series will also include the first modern-era figures of Kerry and Kevin Von Erich. There will be two variations of the Kerry Von Erich figure: one
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The View From Down Here – Cult Of Personality - Inside Pulse
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But I have to say Kevin Von Erich has become the single strongest man I have ever seen. Not physically, but his dignity and his attitude are something to behold. I digress. Yet one thing stood out: the deaths of David and Kerry Von Erich,
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Google News - almost 7 years
-WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Von Erich celebrated his 54th birthday on Sunday. He was bron on May 15, 1957. -Freebird Buddy Roberts is celebrating his 66th birthday. He was born on May 16, 1945. -Tommy Rogers (a/k/a Thomas Couch) of The Fantastics fame
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COLLECTIBLES COLUMN: Is Mattel's new line of WWE figures an improvement over ... - Pro Wrestling Torch
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In 2011, Mattel will release the first action figures of Daniel Bryan and Wade Barrett, along with rare legends like Kerry and Kevin Von Erich. Collectors who prefer Jakks figures can either track down the latest TNA figures – which aren't nearly as
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kevin Von Erich
  • 2016
    Age 58
    On April 2, 2016 Kevin appeared at the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony to discuss his relationship with The Fabulous Freebirds.
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  • 2014
    Age 56
    On June 15, 2014, at Slammiversary, Kevin accompanied his sons Ross and Marshall to the ring for a tag-team match.
  • 2009
    Age 51
    On April 4, 2009, Kevin represented the Von Erich family as they were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Michael Hayes.
  • 2007
    Age 49
    Kevin was also featured in the 2007 WWE produced DVD The Most Powerful Families in Wrestling in a segment on the Von Erich family.
  • 2006
    Age 48
    In 2006, Kevin, and a number of others from World Class Championship Wrestling's heyday, participated in Heroes of World Class Wrestling, an independently produced retrospective documentary about the promotion and the Von Erich family.
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    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.
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  • 2005
    Age 47
    On October 3, 2005, Kevin made an appearance on the WWE Raw Homecoming show alongside other WWE Hall of Famers.
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  • 2001
    Age 43
    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.
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  • 1995
    Age 37
    Kevin eventually cut back on his ring appearances and formally retired by the end of 1995.
  • 1991
    Age 33
    Sixteen months after his brother joined the World Wrestling Federation, Kevin wrestled a dark match on Dec 2, 1991 at a Wrestling Challenge taping in Corpus Christi, TX where he faced and defeated Brian Lee.
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  • 1989
    Age 31
    During that time, Kevin competed very little; other than wrestling in other independent cards promoted by either himself, Chris Adams or Gary Hart. Kevin did not participate at all in the August 4, 1989 card in which World Class formally became USWA Texas, while brother Kerry, who competed on the card earlier, reportedly left the Sportatorium shortly after his match.
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    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.
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  • 1982
    Age 24
    A feud between the Von Erichs and Freebirds developed roughly a month later. During WCCW's annual Christmas show in 1982, Kerry Von Erich faced Ric Flair for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship inside of a steel cage with Michael Hayes acting as a special referee.
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    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.
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  • 1978
    Age 20
    On Christmas Day 1978, he established himself firmly in the singles ranks of the promotion by defeating Bruiser Brody for the NWA American Heavyweight Championship.
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    His first major success came in 1978 while wrestling as a tag team with his younger brother David.
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  • 1976
    Age 18
    Kevin started wrestling as Kevin Von Erich in 1976.
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  • 1957
    Born on May 15, 1957.
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