|The Ravishing Rick Rude
Richard Erwin Rood
was born December 7th 1958 in St. Peter, Minnesota
and died on April 20th 1999 in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Ravishing Rick Rude was a professional wrestler who
was best known in the WCW, ECW and the WWF
In the WCW he was a 3 time WCW International World Heavyweight
Champion and 1 time WCW United States Heavyweight Champion. And in
the WWF he was a 1 time WWF Intercontinental Champion and Jesse "The Body" Award
winner in 1987.
Rude came to the WCW in 1983 and feuded with The
Road Warriors, Jerry
Lawler and King
Kong Bundy till leaving for a couple years. When he returned
he feuded with Wahoo McDaniel and The
Rock 'n' Roll Express till going over to the WWF.
Ravishing Rick Rude came to the
WWF in 1987 for 3 years and feuded with Mr.
Wonderful, Paul Orndorff, Jake The
Snake Roberts, The Ultimate
Warrior, Rowdy Roddy Piper and Big
Boss Man till he went over to the WCW.
Rick Rude Biography
Rick Rude Feuds
came to the WCW in 1991 and feuded with Sting, Ricky
Koloff, Ron Simmons, Dustin
Rhodes and Ric
Flair till he semi retired and went to the ECW.
Rick Rude feuded with Shane Douglas, Tommy
Dreamer and The Sandman till he started fighting again in the WWF.
Back in the WWF, RickRude joined
D-Generation with Shawn Michaels, Triple
H and Chyna. And feuded with the Montreal
Screwjob and Eric Bischoff till going
back to the WCW again.
Rick Rude returned once again to
the WCW to feud with Konnan till retirement.
Did you know?
- Rick Rude was trained by Eddie
- He had wrestled under ring names like The Halloween
Phantom, The Ravishing One, Rick Rude, Ricky Rood and Smooth
- Ravishing Rick Rude managed wrestlers
such as Curt Hennig and D-Generation X aka Shawn
Michaels, Triple H and Chyna
- RickRude was managed by Jimmy Hart, Bobby
Heenan, Paul E. Dangerously, Madusa Miceli, Paul Jones, Percy Pringle
III and Raven
- Rick Rude went to Robbinsdale High School
with Tom Zenk, Brady Boone, Nikita Koloff, Curt
Hennig, John Nord, and Barry
- He was married to Cheryl
- He died of a heart
failure due to a mixed medication overdose