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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

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

Video & Photos: OBA vs PLP Sumo Wrestling

Video & Photos: OBA vs PLP Sumo Wrestling

[Updated with photos] A political rivalry took to the ring today [Apr 18] as a Progressive Labour Party MP and One Bermuda Alliance Minister donned sumo wrestling suits and competed for a good cause. The Minister of Community, Culture & Sports Wayne Scott matched up against Opposition MP Lawrence Scott at the PHC Community Fun Day in Warwick.Both... Read more of this article

Politicians To Face Off In Sumo Wrestling Match

Politicians To Face Off In Sumo Wrestling Match

Political battles will be taken to a whole new level this Good Friday, with a Progressive Labour Party MP and One Bermuda Alliance Minister set to face off in a sumo wrestling match. The Minister of Community, Culture & Sports Wayne Scott will test his sumo skills against Opposition MP Lawrence Scott at the PHC Community Fun Day on Friday, April... 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 Hailed As “True Ambassador”

Ex-WWE Wrestler Hailed As “True Ambassador”

Minister of Business Development and Tourism Wayne Furbert joined dignitaries in New York City to honour the charitable work of American John “JBL” Layfield. 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 Beyond... Read more of this article

Wrestling Champ JBL’s Scooter Stolen

Wrestling Champ JBL’s Scooter Stolen

[Updated:] Wrestling superstar JBL’s scooter was stolen from the L.F. Wade International Airport parking lot — and fans of the part-time Bermuda resident are saying the thief is lucky he wasn’t caught in the act. “Can you imagine what might have happened?” one JBL follower wrote at an on-line fansite this morning [Nov.30].... Read more of this article