[WWE] News on Ultimate Warrior, Von Erich, More

– WWE is close to finalizing a deal for the World Class Championship Wrestling video library, currently owned by the last surviving member of the Von Erich family, Kevin Von Erich, according to PWInsider.com. After having meetings with Von Erich, WWE is currently inspecting the video library’s condition.

– The following info was recently released by WWE on The Self-Destruction of The Ultimate Warrior DVD set to be released on 9/27:

The Ultimate Warrior – a household name and icon in sports-entertainment. A driving guitar beat heralded his explosion to the ring with his signature arm bands and face paint. His intensity was unparalleled. His controversial personality was equally unmatched. Learn about the man and the myth from the people who witnessed his meteoric rise to the WWE Championship in a victory against Hulk Hogan before 67,000 fans at Wrestlemania VI. Hear from the Superstars who worked with the man. Did he burn out or drop out? Relive his feuds with “Macho Man” Randy Savage, “Ravishing” Rick Rude, Hulk Hogan and more. Exclusive interviews with Vince McMahon and Eric Bischoff break down the Ultimate Warrior’s stints in WWE & WCW. Find out exactly what happened at Summerslam 1991 when The Ultimate Warrior held up the WWE for more money!”

The DVD will have the following extras:

*Ultimate Warrior vs. Terry Gibbs – Wrestling Challenge 10/24/87

*Ultimate Warrior vs. WWF Intercontinental champion The Honky Tonk Man – Summerslam ’88

*WWF champion Hulk Hogan vs. WWF Intercontinental Champion The Ultimate Warrior: Title-For-Title – Wrestlemania VI

*WWF champion The Ultimate Warrior vs. Rick Rude – Steel Cage Match – Summerslam ’90

*Ultimate Warrior vs. Randy Savage – Loser Must Retire – Wrestlemania VII

– Warrior has also posted a response to recent DVD rumors on his Web site here.

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