WrestleMania is making its way to Israel with Kevin Von Erich and Tatanka


Kevin and the Von Erich boys (Photo PR)


Kevin Von Erich, the only son alive of legend Fritz Von Erich, one of the most famous families in wrestling history, will arrive in Israel this summer as part of the Rage—Wrestling Mega Show Including WWF and WWE veterans.

Along with Von Erich will come his two sons, wrestlers Marshall and Ross Von Erich. Fritz Von Erich was a longtime pro wrestler and promoter who had six sons. His first son died at age 7 in 1959. His five other sons became wrestlers. Only one lived past the age of 33. Kevin Von Erich is now 59 and lives in Hawaii.

This would not be the first visit for Von Erich In Israel. In 2005, he paid us a visit and even did a small part in the daily Hebrew soap opera Telenovela Inc.

Wrestling Mega Show includes WWF as well as WWE veterans such as Tatanka, half of the tag team The Rockers Marty Janetty, who used to perform with partner Shawn Michaels, and Matt Sydal, known as Evan Bourne to WWE fans.


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Tatanka, whose real name is Chris Chavis, also visited Israel in the 1990s. In 2012 he even take part in the Israeli Wrestling League, the IPWA, with the WWF stars.

Other international wrestlers to appear in the event in Israel are the German wrestler Bad Bones, David Starr, Jurn Simmons and others.

The event will take place on July 9 at the Shlomo Group Arena in Tel Aviv. Ticket prices for the show will range from NIS 199 ($54.8) to NIS 549 ($151) for a vip pass, which will include a meeting with Kevin Von Erich.

Ynet News add that local talents will join the international wrestlers,  led by Rabbi Swissa – Gery Roif, one of the pioneers of the Israeli wrestling scene – the Black Tiger, the White Tiger, the Canadian Club tag team, the children’s star Tomer Offner, Ben Kipris, Tal Shavit, and others.



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