Where Are They Now?
Have you ever wondered about what happened to your favorite wrestling star
from the past? This section provides updates on former WWE, WCW, AWA and TNA
123 Kid Sean Waltman:
He still wrestles on the independent scene. He is also signed to a WWE legends
Adam Bomb: The former WWE and WCW wrestler
retired in 2003.
Ahmed Johnson: He retired from wrestling in
2002. He has help train wrestler at Booker T's training academy.
He left TNA wrestling in May 2012. Currently, he is wrestling in Japan.
For more information on his career.
Amazing Red: He began wrestling for TNA in 2002. Red won the X Division
title on several times. Unfortunately, he injured his left knee in
2005 and left the business for a couple of years. Red returned
to TNA in April 2009. He has healed from the knee injury and continues to wrestle. Red was released from his
TNA contract in 2011.
Andre The Giant: Passed away on January 27, 1993. Andre was known as
the "Eight Wonder of the World". Andre is a legend in professional wrestling.
At Wrestlemania 3, he wrestled and was famously slammed by Hulk
Hogan. Today, the match is still talked about on WWE television.
Angelina Love: Angelina Love began wrestling for TNA in 2007. She is a former TNA
Knockout champion and was a former member of the Beautiful people.
She asked and received her release from TNA in July 2012.
Arn Anderson: he retired from wrestling in
August 1997. He works as a senior producer for WWE.
Awesome Kong AKA Kharma: Currently, she
works on the independent scene. For more information
on her career here
Bad News Brown: Passed away on March 06, 2007. He was 63 years old
Balls Mahoney: He
was an original member of ECW. WWE released him in April 2008. He continues to
wrestle on the independent scene.
Bam Bam Bigelow: Passed away on January 19, 2007. He was 45 years old.
More information on Bam Bam's career here.
Barbarian: He retired from wrestling in
2007. He lives in Rochester, NY.
Barry Windham: Retired from wrestling in
Bart Gunn: The former Smoking Gunns member
is now a electrician. He retired from wrestling in 2004.
Batista: He left WWE in April 2010. He is
currently acting in movies. More information on Batisa
The former queen of extreme now writes children books.
Big Boss Man: The former WWE and WCW
champion passed away on September 22, 2004.
Big John Studd: The 1989 Royal Rumble winner
passed away March 20, 1995.
Big Daddy V: He made his WWE debut in 1993. He wrestled under ring names Mabel, Viscera, &
Big Daddy V. He won the 1995 King of the
Ring tournament. Big Daddy V has won the WWE world Tag Team Championship and
Hardcore Championship. He was released in August 2008.
Big Van Vader: He wrestled for New Japan,
WCW, and WWF in his career. The former WCW champion last wrestled nationally for
TNA in 2013. Vader is semi-retired. He wrestles on occasion on independent
Bill Goldberg: The two time WCW world
Champion retired from wrestling after Wrestlemania 20. He did serve as a
commentator for MMA's EliteXC.
Billy Gunn: He works as a backstage agent
for the WWE. He also helps train wrestlers for the WWE.
Billy Kidman: He last wrestled for WWE in
2005. After training wrestlers in Florida, he was hired and now works for WWE as
Bobby Lashley: He was released from his WWE contract in February 2008
Boogeyman: He was released from his WWE contract in
February 2008. More information on the Boogeyman here
Bret Hart: Retired from Wrestling in 2000.
For more details on Bret Hart's career here.
Brian Kendrick: He left TNA wrestling in spring 2012. He currently
wrestles on the independent circuit and in Japan. For
more information on Brian Kendrick here.
British Bulldog Davey Boy Smith: The former
WWE Intercontinental Champion passed away on May 18, 2002.
Brutus "the Barber" Beefcake: Retired from wrestling in 1997. Brutus
is a general manager at a gym in Boston, Mass.
He made his debut in
November 2004. In his
six year WWE career, Carlito won the Intercontinental Title and United States
On May 21, 2010, Carlito was released from his WWE contract for violating the
WWE wellness policy. He is currently wrestling in Puerto Rico.
He is best known for teaming up with Shelton Benjamin.
They won the WWE Tag Team Championship. When the team broke up, Charlie Haas
struggled in his single career. He is married to former “Diva” Jackie
and they recently had a baby. WWE released him from his contract in early 2010.
Charlie wrestled for Ring of Honor between 2011-2013. He retired in March 2013.
Chavo Guerrero Jr.: After spending two years with TNA, he left
the promotion in late 2013. He is semi-retired.
Chris Benoit: Died on June 24, 2007. He murdered his wife Nancy and
his son Daniel before committing suicide.
More information on Chris Benoit here
Chris Master: He made his debut on February 21, 2005. Chris Master never won a
Championship. He was released from his WWE contract in August 2011
Crush Brian Adams: The former WCW and WWE
wrestler passed away in August 2011.
Dave Taylor: He made his WWE debut in 2006.
He briefly teamed with William Regal. After his WWE release, he joined TNA and
works as a agent behind the scenes.
Marie: She was release from WWE in 2006. Dawn Marie wrestled for ECW
and WWE for over eight years. She is currently out of the wrestling business.
He made his WWE debut in fall of 2004. Daivari struggled in the midcard and was
unable to establish himself. He was released from his WWE contract in November
2007. He also wrestled for Ring of Honor.
Malenko: The former WCW Cruiserweight champion retired from wrestling
in 2001. Currently, he is a agent behind the scenes of the WWE.
Desmond Wolfe (Nigel McGuinness): He
left TNA in 2011. Due to health issues, he is retired from the ring. He is
currently in Ring of Honor. For more information on
Deuce and Domino: They made their WWE debut on January 19, 2007. They played a 1950's Grease type
gimmick. The duo was released from the WWE in 2008.
Demolition Smash: Retired from wrestling. Today, he owns and operates
a printing company in Minnesota.
Devon: In August 2013,
Devon's TNA contract expired with the company.
more information on Devon here.
Diamond Dallas Page:
After a brief TNA stint in 2005, the former WCW champion retired
from wrestling. Now, he spends his time as a fitness guru and
Eddie Guerrero: Passed away in November 2005.
Edge: Retired from
wrestling in 2011. For more information on Edge
Burke (D'Angelo Dinero): After his contract expired, he left TNA
wrestling in December 2012. For more information on Elijah
Eugene: Eugene made his WWE
Debut in 2004. The highlight of his career came when he feuded with Triple H
and wrestled at Summerslam 2004. On September 1 2007, Eugene was released from
his contract for violating the wellness policy.
: Funaki was
released from his WWE contract on April 22, 2010. He is currently training
Greg Valentine: Although retired from full time wrestling, he still
works an occasional independent date. Greg lives in Florida.
Gregory Helms: He
made his WWE debut in 2001. Prior to WWE, he wrestled for WCW and won their Cruiserweight
championship. He is the longest reigning WWE cruiserweight of all time.
After a very public arrest for disorderly
conduct, WWE released him in February 2010.
Haku: After his 2001 WWE run, he retired from wrestling. Now, he
manages a detail shop in Florida.
He was released from his WWE contract in November
Passed away on March 4th, 2004.
They made their
WWE debut on July 6, 2006. They were released from the WWE in 2008.
Honky Tonk Man: He still wrestles full time on independent wrestling
cards. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Honky Tonk Man was the longest reigning
Intercontinental Champion, which he held for 2 years..
Hulk Hogan: Hogan's contract expired with TNA Wrestling in
August 2013. He signed to return to WWE and will host Wrestlemania 30. For more on Hulk Hogan's
Ivory: After retiring from wrestling, she
now runs a animal daycare.
JBL (John Bradshaw Layfield):
Currently works as a financial Advisor. He makes
as a color commentary for WWE. For more information on JBL
Jake "The Snake" Roberts:
He still wrestles on occasional independent wrestling cards. He lives in Florida
Jamie Noble: He made his WWE in 2002.
In 2009, Jamie Noble announced his retirement. He currently works behind
the scenes for the WWE, where he helps train young wrestlers.
Jeff Jarrett: Resigned from TNA front office
on December 22, 2013. He had worked behind the scenes for several years.
For more information on Jeff Jarrett here...
Jerry Lynn: The former ECW and ROH World
Champion Jerry Lynn retired from wrestling in the Spring 2013.
Jim Neidhart: He last appeared for TNA in
2009. He still wrestles on the independent scene.
Jimmy Garvin: Retired from wrestling in
1992. Currently, he is a airline pilot.
John made his debut in 2005 as a member of the MNM tag team. John has won the WWE Tag Team
Intercontinental titles. He would leave the WWE in 2011. He is currently wrestling on the
Mercury: Joey was released from his contract in June 2007 for violating the wellness
policy. Currently, he trains upcoming wrestler for WWE at their performance
Ken Shamrock: He left WWE in 1999. He
would go back to UFC with several high profile fights with Tito Ortiz. He is
Kenny Dykstra: He made his WWE debut in January 2006. He along with other rookie wrestlers
formed the Spirit Squad. He won the WWE Tag Team Championship.
Kenny was cut by the WWE in 2008.
Retired from wrestling in Dec 2011. Although, he still makes occasional
appearances. He is signed to a WWE legends contract. For
more information on Kevin Nash here
Kevin Sullivan: Retired from wrestling. Today, he owns and operates a
lobster business in Florida.
King Kong Bundy: After leaving the WWF in
1995, he wrestled on the independent scene. He last wrestled in 2006.
Koko B Ware: He is semi retired from
wrestling. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009.
Konnan: The former WCW and TNA wrestler is
back in Mexico wrestling for AAA. He also is works backstage in creative.
Krystal: She was the manager for Bobby
Lashey in the WWE and TNA. She is the real life wife of Bobby Lashley. She left
wrestling in 2010.
Passed away on August 13, 2010. Lance Cade was trained by Shawn Michaels in
1999. He made his WWE debut in September 2005 and teamed with Trevor Murdoch. He was released from his WWE in 2008.
Lance wrestled in Japan for several years until his death at 29 years old.
Lance Strom: The former ECW, WCW, and WWE wrestler is semi-retired. Currently, he owns and operates a wrestling school.
Although, he appear for TNA in 2006. He last wrestled for WCW in 2001. Lex
suffered a stroke and retired in 2007.
She retired from wrestling in November
2006. Although, she does make occasional wrestling appearances.
Little Guido: He
is an ECW Original. He was a member of The FBI with Tony Malamute and Big Sal.
He worked on Smackdown for four years. He was released in August 2008.
She passed away in August 2010. She
Madusa: She retired from wrestling in 2001. Madusa is a monster
truck driver now.
Matt Hardy: After being released from TNA in early 2011, Matt
took some time away from wrestling. He recently returned to wrestling in Ring of
Honor. For more information on Matt here..
Marcus Cor Von:
"The Alpha Male" Marcus Cor Von debut for ECW on January 16, 2007. Before joining
the WWE, he wrestled for TNA as Monty Brown. He was a centerpiece of their
promotion for several years. However, When Marcus became a free agent, he
decided to sign with WWE and worked on the ECW brand. He was release in
September 2007. Marcus is currently out of the wrestling business.
Mike Awesome: Passed away on February 07, 2007.
More on Mike Awesome career here....
Million Dollar Man Ted Dibiase: Retired from
wrestling in 1992. Afterwards, he worked as a manager for WCW and WWE. He serves
as a minister now.
Mr. Perfect Curt Hennig: Passed away on
February 10, 2013. He wrestled for AWA, WWF, and WCW during his career. Mr.
Perfect's son Curt Axel currently wrestles for the WWE.
MVP: He made his debut on WWE Smackdown in
September 2006. He plays a cocky overpaid athlete. MVP is currently
wrestling in Japan.
Nikita Koloff: He wrestled for WCW/NWA for
most of the last 80's and early 90's. He was forced to retired from a neck
injury in 1992. He is now a preacher.
Norman Smiley: He works for WWE training
wrestlers in NXT.
Outlaw Ron Bass: He retired from professional wrestling. He works as a
sales representative for a construction company in Florida.
The former WWE champion passed away on
May 23, 1999. He died as a result of a fall while being lowered from the
top of the arena due to equipment malfunction.
Paul Bearer: The former manager of the
Undertaker passed away on March 5th 2013.
Paul London: After getting high praise on the independent scene,
Paul London signed with the WWE in 2003. He was released from his WWE contract in November 2008.
He still works independent dates.
Perry Saturn: After leaving TNA in 2004, he
disappeared from the wrestling scene. He returned to the ring in late 2000's.
Raven: He was released from TNA in 2010.
Raven still wrestles on the independent scene.
Rick Martel: After suffering a injury in WCW
Nitro, he retired from wrestling in 1997.
He works the independent circuit and wrestles for Ring of Honor.
Ric Flair: He is retired from
wrestling. Ric is signed to a WWE Legends contract for occasional appearances.
For more information about Ric Flair career here.
Rick Rude: The former WCW World Champion
passed away on April 20,1999.
Rick Steiner: After WCW folded, Rick retired from wrestling. Although, he made brief
appearance with TNA. He currently lives in Georgia.
Rob Conway: Rob Conway made his
WWE Debut in 2004. He won the WWE Tag Team Championship. He was released from
his WWE contract in May 2007.
Rob Van Dam: After a short return to WWE, he is a free agent.
For more information about RVD's career here.
Ron Garvin: He last wrestled for WWE in
1990. Currently, he owns several car dealerships in North Carolina.
Road Warrior Animal: The former WCW, WWE, and AWA tag team
champion last wrestled full time for WWE in 2006. Animal still makes
Road Warrior Hawk: The former WCW, WWE, and AWA tag team
champion passed away on October 19th, 2003.
Sabu is an ECW original. He was train by his uncle The Sheik.
Sabu is known for crazy highspots, which would cripple most men. He is credited to bringing hardcore wrestling to the American
wrestling Scene. In the original ECW, Sabu and Rob Van Dam was managed by Bill
Alfonso. Sabu was released from his WWE contract in May of 2006.
Sandman: The Sandman is an ECW original. He is known for drinking
beer and smashing a beer can against his head. On September 11, 2006, WWE released him from his contract.
Savio Vega: After a brief stint with TNA
wrestling, he returned to Puerto Rico and continues to wrestle.
He last wrestled for TNA in 2010. He has struggled with drugs and
alcohol. With the help of DDP, he has became sober and working through his
Scotty Too Hotty: Scotty made his WWE debut in 1991. In the
highlight of his career, he team with Brian Christopher and Rikishi to form Too
Cool. Due to injury, they broke up
in 2002. Scotty won the tag team and cruiserweight titles. He was released
from WWE in May 2007. Scott is now a firefighter.
Shane McMahon: he resigned from his WWE
positions in 2010. He serves on the board of directors for You on demand.
Shawn Michaels: Retired from wrestling in
2011. For more information on Shawn Michaels career here..
Skinner: He is currently a trainer for the
Stacey Keibler: Torrie wrestled for WCW
and WWE over her eight years career. She left wrestling to pursue a career
in acting. She has been romantic link to George Clooney.
Steve Austin: After retiring from the ring
in 2003, he spends his time acting and doing his own podcast.
Steve Williams: Passed away in October
Stevie Richards: He is an ECW Original. In the early years of
ECW, he was a follower in Ravens flock. Later, he formed the BWO, which was a
parody of WCW's NWO. After ECW
folded, he signed with WWE and worked there for several years. He was released
from his WWE contract in August 2008. After a short stint in TNA, Stevie
wrestles on the independent scene.
Super Crazy: He debut in WWE in 2005. However, he is known more from
his stint in ECW. In the original ECW, he won the their Television Championship.
WWE released him from his contract in November 2008.
Snitsky: He made his WWE
debut on September 13, 2004. He was released from his WWE contract in
Tatanka: He wrestled for WWE from
1991-1996.and from 2005-2007. He last wrestled for TNA in 2009. Tatanka is still
wrestling on the independent scene.
Test: The former WWE star passed away in
Terry Gordy: The former member of the
freebirds passed away in 2001.
Tito Santana: He is semi-retired. He is a
Spanish teacher full time now.
He made his WWE
debut on September 5, 2005. He teamd with the late Lance Cade. Together, they won the WWE Tag
Team Championship. He was released by the WWE in the summer of 2008. Trevor
still wrestles on the independent circuit.
Retired from professional wrestling in
October 2006. In her last match, she beat Lita to win the WWE women's title.
Since leaving wrestling, Trish has starred in a short-lived reality show.
Tommy Dreamer: He
is an ECW Original and was a mainstay since ECW inception in 1993. In his ECW
years, he famously feuded with Raven. When ECW folded, he worked for WWE. He was released in January 2010.
Tommy still works on the independent scene.
Torrie Wilson: Torrie wrestled for WCW and WWE for eight years.
She was married to Billy Kidmen until the two divorced in 2005.
Torrie has been romantically linked to Alex Rodriguez.
Tugboat: He retired from professional wrestling in 1995.
In the early 1990's, Tugboat teamed with Earthquake (John Tenta) to win
the WWF Tag Team championship. Now, he lives
and works in Lakeland, Florida.
Umaga: Passed away in December 2009.
here for more information on his career
Val Venis: Val Venis made his
WWE debut in May 1998. The Character portrays a former adult star turned pro
wrestler. Val Venis won the Intercontinental
championship, European Championship and WWE Tag Team Championship. He was
released from his WWE contract in November 2008.
Vampiro: He last wrestled in the United
States for WCW. After WCW closed, he wrestled international in Japan and Mexico.
He is currently retired from wrestling.
Victoria: She was released from TNA in July
2013. Victoria won both the TNA and WWE women's titles.
Virgil: He still wrestles on occasional independent cards. Virgil has
become a schoolteacher and lives in Pittsburgh, PA.
Yokozuna: The former two time WWE
Heavyweight Champion passed away on October 23, 2000.
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