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UK Politician Nigel Farage Reportedly In Bermuda

UK Politician Nigel Farage Reportedly In Bermuda

British politician Nigel Farage — the former UKIP leader who was a key proponent of Brexit — is reportedly in Bermuda, and used the home studio of Bermuda resident John Layfield for his recent appearance on Fox News. Mr. Layfield, a former WWE champ who is well known in Bermuda for his work with youth rugby, serves an analyst and commentator... Read more of this article

Layfield Steps Away From ‘SmackDown’ Team

Layfield Steps Away From ‘SmackDown’ Team

Bermuda resident and former professional wrestler John “JBL” Layfield is stepping back from his weekly role as SmackDown LIVE announcer to focus on his new role as a Beyond Sport Global Ambassador. The WWE website said, “In a tweet posted Friday evening, JBL announced that he is stepping back from his weekly role as SmackDown LIVE announcer to... Read more of this article

President Trump Tweets At Bermuda Resident

President Trump Tweets At Bermuda Resident

U.S. President Donald Trump, who is known for his prolific presence on Twitter, recently tweeted his thanks to Bermuda resident John Layfield. The tweet — which got almost 13,000 retweets and 49,000 likes — included a video of Mr Layfield on Fox News, and said, “Thank you @JCLayfield — will get even better as my Administration... Read more of this article

John Layfield Named Beyond Sport Ambassador

John Layfield Named Beyond Sport Ambassador

Bermuda resident and former professional wrestler John “JBL” Layfield — who contributes considerable time on the island working with the youth rugby programme —  has been named an Ambassador of Beyond Sport, according to a story on the WWE website. The story said “Beyond Sport, to me, is one of the best organizations in... Read more of this article

Junior Rugby Players Get Their ‘Field Of Dreams’

Junior Rugby Players Get Their ‘Field Of Dreams’

[Written by Don Burgess] Police Field has received a facelift thanks to the unusual combination of rugby, a golf club and a WWE superstar. The First Annual Beyond Rugby Golf Tournament takes place on Friday at the Mid Ocean Club. All of the money raised from this tournament will go to refurbishing Police Field for at risk school kids to play rugby on. The... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Be Highlighted On Outdoor Channel

Bermuda To Be Highlighted On Outdoor Channel

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda will be highlighted on the Outdoor Channel four times this week as three WWE superstars took to the water in a fishing tournament. Bermuda resident John Layfield, along with Shawn Michaels and Michael Cole, took part in the Bermuda Billfish Blast and the Marlin World Cup back in July. It will air on the Outdoor channel... Read more of this article

Layfield: In TV Land, Bermuda Is Always Sunny

Layfield: In TV Land, Bermuda Is Always Sunny

[Written by Don Burgess] It just might be the best $20,000 the Department of Tourism ever spent — a gift that keeps on giving. Every week John Layfield is on FOX TV three or four times with Gibbs Hill Lighthouse in the background and the sun shining behind him off our crystal clear turquoise waters. Mr. Layfield, a former WWE champ, serves an analyst... Read more of this article

Layfield Laments Loss Of ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

Layfield Laments Loss Of ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

[Written by Don Burgess] ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper was one of the two greatest villains in this history of entertainment. This from Bermuda resident John Layfield, whose best known wrestling persona was as former WWE champ JBL. Mr. Layfield lamented the loss of his friend this week on social media after Rowdy Rod died of cardiac arrest in Hollywood, California. Roddy... Read more of this article

Hulk Hogan Wishes Bermuda U19 Players Luck

Hulk Hogan Wishes Bermuda U19 Players Luck

Bermuda’s link to World Wrestling Entertainment superstar John Layfield, who lives on the island, has resulted in a very unique opportunity for our U19 rugby players, with wrestling legend Hulk Hogan wishing the squad good luck at the ongoing 2015 U19 Championships in Orlando. In a tweet sent out to his more than 640,000 followers on Twitter,... Read more of this article

Former WWE Champ Layfield Backs Earth Hour

Former WWE Champ Layfield Backs Earth Hour

Former WWE champion and Bermuda resident John Layfield [pictured left] is urging people to turn out in force to show support for Earth Hour. Mr. Layfield founded Beyond Rugby Bermuda, a partnership between the Family Center and Bermuda Rugby Football Union, to give children a better environment in which to do well. “Beyond Rugby was developed... Read more of this article

Beyond Rugby To Celebrate Championship Day

Beyond Rugby To Celebrate Championship Day

Beyond Rugby Bermuda will hold a Rugby Championship event on Friday, March 28th, 2014. This programme combines rugby with other ways to support healthy youth development. The Beyond Rugby programme helps young people to develop good character and succeed in school while having fun and staying fit. The group offers daily homework support and a meal after... Read more of this article

Layfield On Quest To Help Bermuda Children

Layfield On Quest To Help Bermuda Children

World Wrestling Entertainment superstar John Layfield told a Boston newspaper today [Apr. 8] about his global quest to climb the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents to raise money for Bermuda’s needy children. Mr. Layfield [pictured] — who lives part-time on the island — remains best known by his ring names Justin “Hawk”... Read more of this article

Ex-WWE Wrestler Attempts To Climb Mt Elbrus

Ex-WWE Wrestler Attempts To Climb Mt Elbrus

Part time Bermuda resident John “JBL” Layfield recently attempted to climb Europe’s highest mountain, with the aim to plant both a WWE and Bermuda flag at the summit. Mr Layfield, best known as a former WWE professional wrestler, entrepreneur and host of the Fox Business Network’s “Cashin’ In” programme, helped found the charitable... Read more of this article