Brian Pillman. Brian William Pillman  (May 22, 1962 – October 5, 1997) was an American professional wrestler and professional football player best known for his appearances in Stampede Wrestling  in the 1980s and World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), and World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in the 1990s.
Brian Pillman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 22, 1962. With his father passing from a heart attack when he was only three months old, Pillman was raised by his mother. Then at the age of three Pillman was diagnosed with throat cancer that led to numerous surgeries and a scarred throat.
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- fightful4 days ago
Speaking on Cafe de Rene with Rene Dupree, Brian Pillman Jr was asked about Hart leaving the Varsity...
- TheSportster on MSN.com2 weeks ago
While Austin didn't want to be a tag team wrestler, he worked hard to make it work with Flyin' Brian...
- fightful4 days ago
Brian Pillman, Actor: WWE Monday Night RAW. Brian Pillman makes the list of a long line of tragic deaths in wrestling. He had endured 36 throat operations as a child. Pillman played football in the NFL for the Cincinnati Bengals in 1984 and in the CFL for the Calgary Stampeders. It was in Calgary where he met Owen Hart (who also died at a relatively early age) and started his wrestling ...
Brian Zachary Pillman (born September 9, 1993), better known by the ring name Brian Pillman Jr., is an American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). He is also known for his time in Major League Wrestling (MLW). Pillman is a second-generation wrestler, as he is the son of professional wrestler Brian Pillman.
- "Stone Cold" Steve Austin breaks Brian Pillman's ankle - Raw, Oct. 27, 1996YouTube
- Jushin "Thunder" Liger vs. Brian Pillman - WCW Light Heavyweight Title Match: WCW SuperBrawl IIYouTube
- Brian Pillman hits his finisher in WWE '13 - OfficialYouTube
- Every WWF Match of The Loose Cannon Brian PillmanYouTube
Brian was a great athlete growing up, excelling at hockey and football. Being small for the latter, Pillman frequently had to fight against size biases despite putting in impressive results.
Pillman, whose son Brian Jr. is a wrestler, had children with different women but created one big family and saw his ex-girlfriend Rochelle commit suicide during a heated custody battle.
The most memorable segment from Brian Pillman’s WWE career was the time Steve Austin invaded his home and Pillman had a gun. WWE teased Pillman shooting Austin when the lights went out and gun shots were heard. This ended up being a huge mistake that got WWE in hot water with USA Network and sponsors. Pillman still made sure he was remembered ...
Brian Pillman and his "Loose Cannon" gimmick was the talk of the wrestling business in 1996, with everyone from promoters, fans, dirt-sheet journalists, and the wrestlers themselves all discussing what was real and what was part of Brian’s character. He managed to play the management of ECW, WCW, and WWF against each other, thus securing ...