Let’s remember one of the greatest big men in professional wrestling history by joining Benjamin Raven in a special watchalong of Vader vs Ric Flair for the WCW world title at Starrcade ‘93. Follow the instructions in the podcast, and sit back and watch Flair and Vader work a brilliant, old-school affair in front of a lively Charlotte, North Carolina crowd.
Big Van Vader, known for wrestling around the world for WWE, WCW, and in Japan, has reportedly died at the age of 63 due to heart issues.
Vader's son posted the news to the big man's Twitter account, and said that the wrestling legend died on Monday, June 18.
Leon White played college football for the Colorado Buffaloes, and even made it to the NFL for a brief stint. In wrestling, he bounced from the AWA to NJPW, NWA, WCW and WWE throughout his career. He won the WCW world title on three occasions, and tore the house down with Ric Flair at at Starrcade '93, and regularly got the best out of Sting.