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In the News (Tue 23 Jul 19)

  
  Merc: New Look, Same Great Action
Roderick Toombs' training room is the site of this promo.
All four members of the Trouble Squad appear to be working out: B on the stationary bike, J-Rob whaling away on the punching bag, White Boy struggling with the curl bar, and Shawty jogging lightly on the treadmill while talking on his cell phone.
Roderick Toombs is standing amidst the four men and his room.
merc.lcwe.com /rps/messages/569.shtml   (618 words)

  
 Merc: New Look, Same Great Action
Roderick Toombs’ backyard basketball court is hoppin’ tonight.
The Trouble Squad is embroiled in a tautly contested 2-on-2 game, with J-Rob and White Boy getting the best of B and Shawty (or, if you’re reading the back of their throwback jerseys, Unseld and Bird are beating Carr and Wilkins).
Roderick Toombs opts to chill on the sideline, sipping a bottle of malt liquor.
merc.lcwe.com /rps/messages/591.shtml   (650 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Spotlight on Rowdy Roddy Piper
Roddy Piper brought to the Ring a toughness and ability to irritate his opponents and the fans that have set a standard by which others are compared.
Roderick Toombs was the son of a tough Canadian policeman and this toughness passed down to him.
After repeated disagreements with his father, young Roderick left his family's house at age 12 living wherever he could for the next three years.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/roddypiper2.html   (702 words)

  
 All The Support You Can Handle - Rowdy Roddy Piper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Roderick Toombs was the son of a tough
Roderick Toombs was the son of a tough Canadian
Roderick Toombs was the son of a tough Canadian policeman
www.supportalk.com /detail-271041.html   (4166 words)

  
 Willamette Week Online | News | Return of the Piper • CAN PORTLAND'S MOST FAMOUS BAD BOY SAVE PRO WRESTLING FROM ...
The kid is Roderick Toombs, runaway son of a Canadian railroad cop, just crazy and desperate enough to trade a grand royal ass-kicking for 25 Canadian dollars.
If you could have foretold the future to that snarling crowd in Winnipeg '68, young Roderick Toombs would have been the single most stunned boy/man in the house.
After Toombs' unusual entrance, Hennig clobbered the neophyte, broke his nose, slammed him and pinned him--all within 10 seconds.
www.wweek.com /story.php?story=1664   (4175 words)

  
 PWTimes.com - Piper Returns To Winnipeg + Molly Holly & C.M. Punk Note
More than 30 years after he wandered Winnipeg streets and had brushes with crime, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has come back to make peace with the demons of his past.
Born Roderick Toombs, Piper said he lived without direction during the two years he spent in the city in his mid-teens.
He lived briefly in Windsor Park before drifting to a youth hostel and, eventually, the porch of a woman's home.
www.pwtimes.com /news/2006-04-04-piper-returns-to-winnipeg-molly-holly-c-m-punk-note.html   (293 words)

  
 WRESTLING; Hogan and Piper Set to Testify in Steroid Trial - New York Times
Zahorian, a 43-year-old osteopath and urologic surgeon, faces 15 counts of illegally distributing steroids and controlled substances to wrestlers and weight lifters nationwide.
Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, and Piper, whose real name is Roderick Toombs, will be joined by Richard Vigneault, known professionally as Rick Martel, plus Brian Blair and Daniel Stivey.
Hogan is the most well-known of the five, having made a lucrative side career appearing in films and commercials.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE0D9173EF933A15755C0A967958260&sec=health&pagewanted=print   (467 words)

  
 For whom the bagpipes toll: with a new no-holds-barred book, the kilt-wearing bad boy takes on Vince McMahon and the ...
HE WEARS A KILT, PLAYS THE bagpipes, and although he may not have the size of some of the mammoth wrestlers who he has faced in his 30-plus years in ring, there's no denying that Rowdy Roddy Piper is one of the biggest names in the history of wrestling.
Born Roderick Toombs on April 17, 1954, in Sakatoon, Saskatchewan, Piper took up wrestling when he was only 15 as a way to stay off the streets.
Wrestling wasn't glamorous back then, but as a good-looking kid with a wild and rebellious attitude, it was easy for him to make a name for himself.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCO/is_5_4/ai_96307125   (959 words)

  
 Roddy Piper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper (born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1957) is a Canadian professional wrestler.
Raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he is billed from Glasgow, Scotland and is known for his signature kilt and bagpipe entrance music.
By the age of 16, he was the youngest wrestler in the history of professional wrestling and he made his pro debut in Winnipeg, against Larry Hennig.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roderick_Toombs   (3570 words)

  
 Rowdy Roddy Piper Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As a “heelPiper was detested by the fans, as a “face”, the fans loved Piper, and with his now legendary interview segments “Piper’s Pit“, he proved that he was one of the greatest characters of all time in the wrestling business.
Roderick Toombs was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and was the son of a Canadian Mounted Police Officer.
At an early age Piper was involved in physical sport, having some considerable success as an amateur boxer, and partaking into some amateur wrestling.
www.wrestling101.com /101/article/USProfiles/499   (2445 words)

  
 Roddy Piper Summary
Piper, whose real name is Roderick Toombs, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, but spent most of his early years in Canada.
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper (born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian professional wrestler of Scottish descent.
His alter ego hails from Glasgow, Scotland, which included wearing a kilt and walking to the ring to bagpipe music.
www.bookrags.com /Roddy_Piper   (3545 words)

  
 Warned.net - Wrestling Profile of Roddy Piper
Roderick George Toombs is a professional wrestler of Scottish descent.
He is from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada better known as Rowdy Roddy Piper.
After being expelled from junior high and having a falling out with his father, Toombs hit the road and stayed in youth hostels in wherever he could find them.
www.warned.net /RowdyRoddyPiper.html   (2086 words)

  
 CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Winnipeg still has a hold on Piper
Piper engaged in a famous running feud with Hulk Hogan in the '80s, served up plenty of lip in a wrestling talk-show segment called Piper's Pit, and took up movie stardom -- fans still bring up a line he ad-libbed in John Carpenter's 1988 cult hit They Live.
Told to keep the action moving when he entered a bank armed to the teeth, Piper said the first thing that came to mind: "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubblegum."
Married 23 years to Kitty Toombs -- the couple have four kids and one grandchild -- Piper is still a frequent flyer in and out of the wrestling ring.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/2006/03/03/1471257.html   (553 words)

  
 "Rowdy" Roddy Piper St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
One of professional wrestling's hottest renegades and all-time great interviews,; "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has been a headliner for over 25 years.
Piper,; whose real name is Roderick Toombs, was born in Glasgow, Scotland,; but spent most of his early years in Canada.
He was a gold glove boxer who began his wrestling career at the age of 15.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_bio/ai_2419200954   (840 words)

  
 Roderick Toombs Photos - Roderick Toombs News - Roderick Toombs Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Roderick Toombs is an Canadian professional wrestler of Scottish descent better known as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.
Tell the world what you think of Roderick Toombs, write a review for this person.
The review is filled with memories and thoughts pertaining to the greatest of all time; The Hot Rod, Rowdy Roddy Piper.
www.tv.com /roddy-piper/person/66514/summary.html   (462 words)

  
 Piper's bio
Roddy Piper was born Roderick Toombs on April 17, 1951 in Glasgow, Scotland.
He lived in Canada as a child and his family moved around a lot.
Roddy said later that it was the first time the crowd "wasn't booing me or stabbing me or throwing popcorn at me!".
members.tripod.com /~wolfpac51/piperbio.html   (1464 words)

  
 Silva Sportz: Nooooooooo!!!
I'll give you a hint who he is, he mows niggas down.
I think I am more shocked to find out his name is Roderick Toombs.
When you said he mows people down I thought you meant Jamar Toombs the former A&M running back.
silvasportz.blogspot.com /2006/11/nooooooooo.html   (192 words)

  
 winnipegsun.com - Pat St. Germain - Plaid Piper of the Peg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
All that cleared up when his pro wrestling career took off in the '70s.
His parents named him Roderick Toombs, but he made a name for himself as Roddy Piper -- donning a kilt and Scottish persona came naturally, since he already played the bagpipes.
He suited up for a series of matches in Italy, Finland and the United Kingdom before Christmas.
winnipegsun.com /Entertainment/Columnists/StGermain_Pat/2006/03/02/1469293-sun.html   (582 words)

  
 PIPER GETS PINNED (by the greatest IC Champ of all time)
Fans, in this late breaking report from the HTM Website, we take a look at recent correspondence from a washed up nutcase named Roderick Toombs, better known as Rowdy Roddy Piper.
The problem between HTM and the Canadian wannabe phony Scotsman started some time ago when Piper attempted to skip payment for a plane ticket owed to none other than a true superstar of wrestling's past, Ken Patera.
Notice also that Piper never offered one shred of any evidence that he owns anything connected with any website, photograph, or other property bearing his name or likeness, nor did he provide any proof of copyrighted ownership of such materials.
www.lethalwrestling.com /opinions/news_content.php?fileName=277   (3248 words)

  
 BREAKING NEWS: WWE Fires Roddy Piper
Submitted by William Martinez on Thursday, June 26, 2003 at 11:58 PM EST
Since March 31, 2003, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (“WWE”) and Roderick Toombs, p/k/a “Roddy Piper”, have attempted to negotiate the terms of an arrangement for Roddy to appear on WWE programming through August of this year.
The parties have been unable to reach a mutually acceptable agreement.
www.lordsofpain.net /news/2003/articles/1056686295.php   (191 words)

  
 SOLIE'S TUESDAY MORNING REPORT
Piper has done anti-management angles before, and though I might be agreeable to the idea that the man doesn't like Russo, and what Russo has meant to wrestling, I cannot accept the idea that he just came to the TNA show to shoot on Russo out of principle.
I know of the undoubtable Piper legend of always saying his mind, but look at the following, and think about it, because it is coming from a real Roddy Piper/ George Toombs fan:
First, and most obvious, Piper is on a promotional tour.
www.solie.org /newsletter/svwn713.html   (3776 words)

  
 The W -- Roddy Piper becomes a stand up comic/commentator
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It was about four years ago when Roderick Toombs, known around the world as a wrestler, actor and bagpiper by the name of Rowdy Roddy Piper, dropped by Harvey’s Comedy Club.
He was asked to come up on stage and say hello.
the-w.com /thread.php/id=23259   (563 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Reviews for In the Pit with Piper: Roddy Gets Rowdy: Books: Robert Picarello,Rowdy" Roddy Piper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Just the sheer volume of his egotism makes me think less of him as a person.
He is so caught up in himself that he doesn't seem to be able to distinguish that persona of Rowdy Roddy Piper from his actual Roderick Toombs self.
He is so absorbed into this creation of Piper that he stays 'in character' throughout the book (although he claims that's who he really is).
amazon.com /Pit-Piper-Roddy-Gets-Rowdy/dp/customer-reviews/0425187217   (2643 words)

  
 Roddy Piper
I haven't gotten a copy yet, but when I do, it will probably be from Amazon.com.
He was born Roderick Toombs on 17 April, 1951, but I'm not sure if that was in Glasgow, Scotland or in Canada.
Either way, he grew up in Canada and started wrestling at the early age of *15*!
yuchtar.users4.50megs.com /Piper.html   (1501 words)

  
 "History of Roddie "HotRod" Piper!"
Only Piper can lay claims to those laurels.
Born Roderick Toombs April 17, 1954, Piper would later gain national fame on par with the Hulk Hogan’s, Jesse Ventura’s, and Stone Cold Steve Austin’s of the world.
Perhaps the pinnacle of his celebrity came in the eighties when he broke Cyndi Lauper’s gold record over her head.
tomkerrj.www2.50megs.com /Piper.html   (497 words)

  
 LAW :: LIVE AUDIO WRESTLING
*Roddy Piper (Roderick Toombs) announced yesterday on his website that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma cancer.
Piper found out about the cancer last week when a benign tumor was removed from his back after he experienced severe back pain during the WWE’s recent international tour and was flown back early.
What Pay Per Views do you buy most often?
www.liveaudiowrestling.com /news_detail.php?nid=1104   (551 words)

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