Rob Van DamBio

Who has two thumbs, scored a historic WWE Championship win in New York City and is perhaps the most popular ECW icon of all time? Say it with him now: “Rob! Van! Dam!”

When the chilled out martial artist from Battle Creek, Mich., broke into ECW in 1996, he made an impact like few grapplers ever have. Trained alongside future partner and rival Sabu by Sabu’s uncle, The Original Sheik, RVD had the sound fundamentals needed to thrive in the Land of Extreme. Van Dam’s laidback demeanor directly contradicted his agility in the squared circle, which made him an instant favorite among the... Read More»