- According to JBL TNA’s Bruce Prichard recently suffered a pair of heart attacks:
“Very happy one of my best friends Brother Love (Bruce Prichard) is ok after suffering two apparent heart attacks this past week. He’s got two new stents and doctor says that according to his research he actually does have a heart. Very, very happy that my pal is ok. A few years ago Gerald Brisco, who hired me at WWE and is also good friend of mine and Bruce’s, had a heart attack-so apparently both of them have a heart-who would have believed it?”
“First of all, I’m always going to call myself a wrestler,” said Henry.
“I was a wrestler before I was a sports entertainer. It’s kind of like that old analogy of how do you classify yourself – are you Black, are you African-American, or Negro? People who come from different time periods will call themselves whatever they were during that time. I came into sports entertainment as a wrestler. I’m always going to be a wrestler.”
On his life after wrestling Henry said:
“I doubt there’s anyone that has ever been world champion in as many things as I’ve been world champion in. When I retire from wrestling I’ll live a more philanthropic type of life–funding raising. I’ll be helping kids find the focus I found at a young age when people automatically assumed there was no way that some small town Black kid would be able to do what I’ve done. I want to give hope to those kids sitting at home not knowing who they are, what they can be, and what opportunities are out there for them. I’m not going to have any problems because I’m not trying to catch a paycheck. I’ve had my successes. If I go to Mike Lidell, Bill Gates, Vince McMahon, Mark Cuban – these billionaires – they’ll know I’m not trying to capitalize, they’ll know I’m trying to help. That’s where my life is going. On Black History Month I don’t just want to see pictures of people I respect like Martin Luther King and the Obamas. I want my picture up there too. So…I’ll live forever.”
- During a recent interview with Between The Ropes Edge revealed that he’d wished his final match was against Christian at Wrestlemania. You can listen to the interview below:
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