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RIP Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka: Original, Aerial Acrobat of Professional Wrestling Passes at 73; Listen to Chris Yandek’s Rare, 2003 Interview with the Legend

Today, it was reported that pro wrestling legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka had passed away. He was 73 years old. The former WWE Superstar and territorial wrestler is arguably most known for his leap off the cage onto Don Muraco at Madison Square Garden, in their famous cage match back in October 1983.

Mr. Snuka also wrestled for World Class Championship Wrestling, Mid Atlantic Wrestling and ECW. In his later years, he made appearances on the independent wrestling scene and at a variety of fan conventions. In 1996 he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. In 2003, I spoke with him before he did an independent wrestling show.

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Classy Freddie Blassie, Freddie Blassie, WWE Legends

Good Bye to the Greatest! From the Archives: Classy Freddie Blassie, George Foreman and Boxing Historian Bert Sugar Talk to CYInterview about Muhammad Ali – RIP Muhammad!

We at CYInterview extend our condolences to the family and friends of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. The renowed pugilist passed away earlier this week at the age of

A Rowdy RIP to Roddy Piper: Wrestling Great to Ring in Sky; CYInterview Looks Back at 2003 Chat

"Rowdy” Roddy Piper, one of the great professional wrestlers to make his name back in the 1980s, a golden age of wrestling, if there ever was one, has

R.I.P “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes; Goodbye to a Pro Wrestling Original; From the Archives, Our Conversation from 2003

CYInterview is saddened to hear of the passing of pro wrestling legend, The American Dream, Dusty Rhodes. He was 69. Today, World Wrestling Entertainment public relations representative Tara

Honoring Australians: Revisiting The Great Geoffrey Rush

Having just done a CYInterview with a resident of the Land Down Under, we got to thinking about what illustrious personalities we have had the pleasure of speaking

Archived Gold: Chris Yandek’s Interview with “Macho Man” Randy Savage on Death, The Pro Wrestling Lifestyle, Miss Elizabeth and much more

For followers of professional wrestling and even pop culture, Randall Poffo aka “Macho Man” Randy Savage was one of the most recognizable superstars of the pro wrestling business.

Edgy!!!: WWE Champion Edge Announces Retirement – Here’s His 2004 CYInterview

With the recent announcement by just-retired, WWE Champion Edge that he was relinquishing the belt do to injuries – a diagnosis of cervical spinal stenosis is reported to

From the CY Archive: A 2001 Interview with Former WWE Women’s Champion, Superstar & Diva Trish Stratus

In this installment of From the CY Archive, Chris Yandek brings you his November 2001 interview with WWE Superstar and former women’s champion Trish Stratus. Trish was the

Remembering Luna Vachon: Last of Pro-wrestling’s Legit Female Performers

This past summer, the world of professional wrestling suffered its latest casualty. On August 27th, one of the business’s last legit, female performers, Luna Vachon, passed away. She

Captain Lou Albano

RIP Captain Lou Albano: The Interview That Never Was

Captain Lou Albano was one of the greatest professional wrestlers, managers and entertainers of his era. He collaborated with musician Cyndi Lauper on numerous entertainment projects that would

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