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CAC Announces New Radio Hosts

The Cauliflower Alley Club is pleased to announce that Jim Valley and Matthew Roblez will be the new cohosts of CAC Radio. They will replace long-time hosts CAC Executive Vice President Morgan Dollar and CAC Executive Board Member David Buckler, who started recording the show back in 2011. Through the years CAC Radio has featured […]

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Legendary Commentator Lance Russell Passes Away at 91

Story by Adam Martin, WrestleView.com: Jerry “The King” Lawler has revealed that legendary wrestling commentator Lance Russell passed away on Tuesday morning. Russell was 91 years old. Russell, often described as the voice of Memphis Wrestling, had a career that spanned nearly 40 years. He had been hospitalized the last several days after breaking his […]

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R. Bruce Tharpe – Assistant Legal Counsel for the CAC

The Cauliflower Alley Club is pleased to announce that R. Bruce Tharpe is assisting our club with legal counsel. Along with the Drake Law Firm, Mr. Tharpe will be providing pro bono legal support for the club to assist us with our mission of helping wrestlers in need. A Lifetime Member of the CAC, Mr. […]

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Bobby “The Brain” Heenan Passes Away at the Age of 73

Sadly Bobby “The Brain” Heenan has passed away. Heenan, whose real name is Raymond Heenan, was 73 years old at the time of his death. He is certainly regarded as one of the greatest managers of all-time, as well the one of the best “heel” announcers/characters ever. Jim Ross was believed to be the first […]

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Legends’ Feats Documented in the National Library

Barry York wrote an interesting article in June 1997 entitled “No Holds Barred” that examined the feats of legendary wrestlers such as “Strangler” Ed Lewis and “Killer” Kowalski.  Here below are the images of this story.  Enjoy! Note – click on the images to read them in a larger format.

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Ric Flair Dealing with Medical Issues

By Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com:  Two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair was hospitalized and admitted to an intensive care unit over the weekend, and after initially downplaying the seriousness of the issue, a representative for Flair has made a plea for public support. As first reported by Pro Wrestling Sheet, Flair was hospitalized on Saturday […]

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Enshrine “The Destroyer” Into the WWE Hall of Fame

CAC honoree Dick “The Destroyer” Beyer is a sports icon, a former world champion as the dastardly Dr. X, and an integral player in the relationship between the worlds of US and Japanese wrestling that has extended for generations. A 1963 bout with Rikidozan, the father of Japanese pro wrestling, was responsible for one of […]

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Thank You 2017 New Members

The Cauliflower Alley Club would like to formally thank those individuals who have “officially” become part of the CAC’s Ring of Friendship in 2017. The newest members are listed below (as of December 7, 2017)! New CAC Lifetime Members • Adam Rogers, El Paso, TX • Andrew Morgan, Staten Island, NY • Ashley Logan • […]

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CAC President Appearing This Weekend

The 2017 George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction weekend is July 20-22. Our president and CEO Brian Blair will be making an appearance along with many other legends. Check out www.NWHOF.org for more details.

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CAC Honoree Announces Her Retirement

Gail Kim appeared on this week’s GFW Impact episode to announce her retirement. The Impact Hall of Famer and 2015 CAC honoree said she will be retiring from in-ring competition at the end of 2017 but while she is retiring, she plans on going out on top. The six-time Knockouts Champion thanked the other wrestlers, […]

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