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  Warned.net - Wrestling Profile of Big John Studd
John Minton is an former professional wrestler better known as Big John Studd.
John Minton was diagnosed with Hodgkins Disease in the early 90`s and fought the disease for several years
John Minton's son (John Minton Jr.) was on hand to accept the honor in place of his father.
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 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
John Studd received several title shots at AWA champ Verne Gagne, but was unable to win the coveted strap..
John Studd engaged in a bitter feud with Blackjack Mulligan in the Mid-Atlantic territory..
John Studd feuded with the Fabulous Freebirds and Leroy Brown in the Georgia area..
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 WWE Hall of Fame 2004 DVD
Sadly, "Big" John Studd's career was cut short by Hodgkin's Disease and he died at the age of 45.
It is good to see Vince McMahon acknowledging the contributions of wrestlers whose careers were largely spent in rival promotions because it gives more credibility to the Hall of Fame as an institution honoring wrestlers for their accomplishments in the industry rather than their loyalty to Vince McMahon.
Jesse's career in the WWF as a wrestler was ended prematurely by blood clots but his career in the WWF was far from over.
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John "Earthquake" Tenta passed away this morning at the age of 42 after a lengthy battle with bladder cancer.
Sandor Kovacs, a former wrestler and promoter, died at the Lakeview Nursing Home in Vancouver, BC after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
In Yauco, Puerto Rico, veteran wrestler Víctor "The Bodyguard" Rodriguez suffered a heart attack and died after his match.
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 S - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
Randy's brother, Lanny, was a wrestler/ manager in the WWE, known as 'The Genuis'.
Sadly "Big" John Studd, real name John Minton, passed away on March 20, 1995 at the age of 45, and Junkyard Dog, real name Sylvester Ritter, passed away on June 2, 1998 at the age of 45.
John Studd was represented by his son and Junkyard Dog was represented by his daughter.
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 Hack-Man Wrestling With Death Page
Professional wrestlers may choreograph their moves, but the injuries and death they sustain while entertaining millions of fans are very real.
In fact, professional wrestlers have an unusually high chance of dying compared to other pro athletes, according to a recent study.
The state requires drug tests for wrestlers and forbids such practices as slashing foreheads with razor blades, one of many things wrestlers do to make it look as if they’re in a genuinely dangerous battle.
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 Amazon.com: Profile For Bama Boy: Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Junkyard Dog: Very popular wrestler in the WWE and was very well respected by his peers.
Slaughter: One of the most popular wrestlers of the 1980s but after the 1990s, possibly the most hated wrestler of all time.
RVD and Sabu vs. The Eliminators: For new fans, this may be you only chance to see one of the best and most underrated tag teams of all time, seeing that The Eliminators have been broken up for almost eight years and neither one is in the WWE.
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 RingInsider.com Encore - WWE SmackDown! Results: 10/21/04
John Minton Jr., the son of Big John Studd, was one of the guys they profiled (he didn't make it).
The eight finalists are John Meyer, Nick Mitchell, Mike Mizanin, Chris Nawrocki, Daniel Puder, Ryan Reeves, Daniel Rodimer, and Justice Smith.
John Bradshaw Layfield, Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki, with Orlando Jordan & Hiroko, vs. Rey Mysterio, Rob Van Dam & Booker T. RVD started the match with Dupree, with RVD shoving Dupree after they locked up and went to the ropes.
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 WrestleLine.com: Columns — Circa by Denny Burkholder
It would have been great to see the late Big John Studd live to accept his own award, and interrupt Big Show's intro by grabbing the mic and bellowing "It's the GIANT John Studd!" Studd doesn't get enough credit for how good he was as an arrogant, brutish mauler.
Studd's son John Minton, Jr., is a spitting image of his father (but not as gigantic), and gives a very brief acceptance speech on behalf of his father.
Like Santana, Ventura also highlights how much wrestlers owe to their families for the stress they put them through, with wives raising children on their own and worrying while their spouses are on the road.
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 Minton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomas Minton (1765–1836) - English potter, founder of Thomas Minton and Sons
Minton's Playhouse – a bar and jazz club in New York City
Mintons Ltd – a ceramic manufacturing company, formerly Thomas Minton and Sons
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The Mexican wrestlers will often apply what appear to be lame slaps to their opponent's chest and face not in an effort to "hurt" their opponent, but more so as an insult to his manhood.
Wrestler and father of Dean and Joe Simon (aka Dean and Joe Malenko) Joey Marella, July 4, 1994, Age 31.
Since most wrestlers would prefer not having their home addresses published, you can attempt to contact them through the promotion they currently work for.
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by fellow wrestler Jose Gonzales in the showers of the Bayoman Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Brody bled to death on the locker room floor, surrounded by wrestlers and waiting for medical attention that arrived too late.
While Gonzales was charged with the murder, he was later acquitted and actually made a professional comeback.
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 WVGI! - WResTlng Volicity at its Finest!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
However, if a wrestler is being cast as a face and the crowd reacts to him as a heel, it's usually bad for both the promotion and the wrestler.
These are both fine, because they mean that the wrestlers are doing their jobs and getting a reaction out of the crowd that is appropriate to the kinds of characters they're portraying.
A wrestler who loses every time or almost every time becomes known as a "jobber." It is not a compliment to call a wrestler a jobber, although many jobbers are talented wrestlers.
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 Studd, John Wrestleinfo
Before he became a professional wrestler, John Minton worked as a bouncer at a bar frequented by wrestlers.
He was discovered by one of the wrestlers and and trainined with the legendary Killer Kowalski.
In 2004, John Studd was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
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 Ring of legends: Killer Kowalski and other big names come to town to wrestle up support for charity
He is one of a dozen or so famous old wrestlers who will be honored Friday and Saturday in a series of public appearances to support the national Cauliflower Alley Club, a nonprofit charitable organization made up of wrestlers, boxers and movie actors.
Kowalski's first name is Walter, but he was billed early on as Wladek Kowalski, a Cold War modification to imply that he was a menace from Europe.
Another of his proteges was the late Big John Studd, who was plain old John Minton when he was born in Butler.
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 Big John Studd
When looking back on the goliaths of WWE, the name of John Minton, aka Big John Studd, is one that ranks with the likes of Andre the Giant, Gorilla Monsoon and Big Show.
March 20, 1995) was an American professional wrestler, better known as Big John Studd.
He was born and raised in the Pittsburgh suburb of Butler, Pennsylvania.
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 The WAWLI Papers #774-778
John is also proud of the time he posted five thousand dollars for a mixed match (wrestler vs. boxer) with Joe Louis.
The wrestlers were on their feet for the first ten minutes, and then things began to happen so fast they landed on one side of the mat, near the ropes.
John must have valued his life because when he heard that threat all thoughts of quitting left him and the wrestlers continued another half hour when Stecher walked off the mat.
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Arnold Skaaland has been a wrestler, manager and promoter but is probably best remembered as a manager to Bruno Sammartino during his Championship reign and then to Champion Bob Bachland for whom he famously threw the towel in for during his match against the Iron Sheik in 1983 ending his long title reign.
The promoters had to respond to the fans and for most of his career he was an incredibly well liked and well respected wrestler who held the earlier version of today‘s US title on numerous occasions.
He was the most dynamic wrestler that had been seen in the business up until that point and dazzled the fans in the 1950’s with his arsenal of high flying moves including Hurricanranas, Flying Dropkicks and flying body presses.
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 TheWrestlingAnswer.com - Taking The Wrestling World By Storm!
John Cena's music hit in the arena and he made his way out to the ring and this contest is scheduled for one fall with the United States Championship on the line with The Big Show defending the title against John Cena.
John Cena gave The Big Show some shots to the ribs to try to get out of the Cobra Clutch but The Big Show shoved John Cena right down to the mat and then he put him back in the Cobra Clutch.
John Cena kicked The Big Show in the gut and then he lifted him over his shoulders and gave him the FU and then pinned him but only got a two count.
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He called Vince a "corporate drug pusher." O'Shea said that some of the wrestlers probably wanted to the drugs, and that every user has an excuse on why he is using.
She mentioned that the wrestlers had other places where they were able to get their steroid supplies from.
She also noted that the government doesn't care about the current wrestlers who are using.
www.411mania.com /wrestling/columns/37558   (3282 words)

 Unnofficial WWE Site | Fans Site.
Part of a large group of wrestlers released in April 1999.
There are other rumors saying that she was released because she criticized WWE on a radio talk show.
Is one of the 20+ wrestlers released in July 2005.
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Defense: Between 85-91, you gave wrestlers steroids and the reverse was true.
A spectator in front row comments to someone that only people in the wrestling business that are rooting for the destruction of Titan and Vince are the higher ups in rival organizations.
Reason being he can lower salries if Titan was gone because there wouldn't be the threat of a wrestler leaving WCW to go to Titan and get a higher salary.
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 World Wrestling Entertainment alumni - Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Released from her contract due to allegedly taping the mouth of a producer shut.
He was unable to pass a physical required for professional wrestlers and was released.
Died of an acute heart failure, caused by undiagnosed arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
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 SLAM! Wrestling - WrestleMania 17 - A 10-bell salute for the late WrestleManiacs
From his victorious $15,000 body slam challenge at WrestleMania I against the late Big John Studd to his last WrestleMania in 1990, losing with partner Haku (The Colossal Connection) to Demolition, Andre The Giant was both bigger than life and bigger than WrestleMania.
BIG JOHN STUDD - John Minton had a success in his career right from the start, teaming with his trainer and mentor Killer Kowalski in the mid-'70s as the masked Executioners.
However, unlike many of the other names on this list, von Erich can lay claim to being a true headliner who had wrestled in front of huge crowds and was NWA World champion before even getting to the WWF at the tail end of his career.
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 Big John Studd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 Big John Studd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The feud would reach its high point at the first WrestleMania, when Studd and André had a $15,000 bodyslam challenge match, which André won.
PWI ranked him #60 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003.
In the 1999 song N 2 Gether Now by Limp Bizkit Ft. Method Man, Studd is mentioned in the lyrics: "They call me Big John Studd"
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 Sport Spectacle?
No doubt about it, America’s 250 or so professional wrestlers live high-risk lives.
When Meltzer studied accident and death data, he found that at least 16 U.S. pro wrestlers had died in a six-year period, or roughly one of every 85 each year.
A spokesman said he’s only aware of two who have died during that time period, as a result of accidents.) In most cases, the wrestler deaths occurred outside the ring — and were usually linked to steroids, pain killers or other drugs, according to Meltzer.
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 Amazon.com: WWE Hall of Fame 2004: Video: Wwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 2004 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was hosted by Future WWE Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerlund and it had some of the many wrestlers (and celebrity) that truly deserves to be in the Hall of Fame.
Superstar Billy Graham, Greg Valentine, Pete Rose, Big John Studd, Sgt. Slaughter, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, Tito Santana, Harley Race, Don Muraco, Junkyard Dog, and Jesse "The Body" Ventura are TRULY the TRUE Pro Wrestlers in Professional Wrestling.
Also I was so glad that all of the WWE Stars including The Women Wrestlers all got to witness the TRUE wrestlers being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
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Longo briefly appears well into the film as one of two thugs (former wrestler Big John Studd* is the other) who pay a visit to Alec Baldwin.
Longo shoves Kim Basinger into a closet as the duo muss Baldwin up, then thrust him through a plate glass window.
John Minton) A 6'7" former WWF participant, viewers are advised to seek out his appearance in Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, where he exudes considerable bearish appeal.
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