Archive and tribute to dead wrestlers

8 Things You May Not Have Known About Rick Rude

WWE Hall of Famer “Ravishing” Rick Rude was an amazing individual in and out of the ring. However, there was more to him than what you saw in the squared circle. Here are 8 things you may not have known about Rick Rude.

8. Rick’s Hall of Fame High School

rick rude young

Minnesota has produced some legendary grapplers such as Ric Flair, Verne Gagne, and Bob Backlund, but it’s hard to believe the number of famous wrestlers who went to high school with Rick Rude. Minnesota’s Robbinsdale High School would house not only Rude, but Curt Hennig, Nikita Koloff, John Nord, Barry Darsow, Tom Zenk, and Brady Boone. Perhaps Robbinsdale should be renamed Robbinsdale Wrestling Academy.

Never Miss an Update!

No spam. No BS. Get the occasional email with the latest wrestling tributes and memorials

Search by ring name, real name, cause of death, organization, time period (2000s, etc) or specific year

wrestler deaths

No thanks, I'm a jabroni

Back to our website

Send this to a friend