|Posted by THE SNAKE on August 5, 2015 at 7:45 PM|
Another sad piece of news in last weekend was the passing of wrestling legend Roddy Piper , Roddy Piper known as Roddy Rowdy Piper and Hot Rod to his fans started his wreslting career in 1969.
Having trained in Boxing and wrestling as well as recieving a Black Blet in Judo from Gene Lebell who also has trained the likes of Chuck Norris ,Bob Wall and more lately Ronda Rousey.
For many who may only watch the occasional wrestling Roddy became known to a bigger fanbase when he appeared in a string of films starting in 1977, but his films roles kicked of big in 1988 with lead roles in ''Hell Comes to Frogtown'' and John Carpenters ,They live. He continued to make films up his death .
A star of all the wrestling federations from WWE,WWF and Wrestlemania Roddy Piper has a huge fanbase worldwide.
In 2006 Roddy Piper was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and underwent treatment well into 2007.
On July 31st 2015 Roddy Piper was found dead in his sleep ,he had died from a heart attack just hours before he was to appear at dedication service for another passed wrestler .