WWE Legend Rowdy Roddy Piper Shows Why 'He Is Born to Controversy' on November 14
STAMFORD, Conn., November 2, 2006 - Few personalities have captivated the attention of an audience quite like WWE Legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. BORN TO CONTROVERSY: THE RODDY PIPER STORY tells the story of how Piper became the controversial and transcendent Superstar that he’s been for over 20 years. Piper brings his unique and candid take on his own life, wrestling promoters, movie appearances, working in WCW®, his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, and much more to stores on November 14th in this three-disc DVD set.
The story of Piper’s unbelievable life is spun by Piper himself with commentary from fellow Superstars, past and present. From Hulk Hogan to John Cena, Ric Flair to Mick Foley, “Cowboy” Bob Orton to Randy Orton, and many more, everyone has something to say about Roddy Piper. The three DVDs in the set contain: the story of Piper’s life and career; many of Piper’s classic matches; and an entire disc devoted to the revolutionary Piper’s Pit interview segment that includes all of the memorable Piper’s Pit moments. Relive all of Piper’s controversies over the years such as Piper’s assault on Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, his WrestleMania® encounter with Morton Downey Jr., his Madison Square Garden confrontation with Mr. T, and all of the other incidents Piper took part in on his hallowed Piper’s Pit set.
BORN TO CONTROVERSY: THE RODDY PIPER STORY is also the first title to be distributed under the new multi-year agreement between WWE and Genius Products, which makes Genius the exclusive U.S. distributor for all WWE DVDs. Future releases will include content from WWE’s 90,000-hour video library, the largest of its kind in the world, featuring content from RAW®, SmackDown!® and ECW® (Extreme Championship Wrestling™), pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania, and past and present Superstar profiles, among others. Genius will release a minimum of 25 new titles in 2007, with additional plans to exploit WWE’s DVD catalog of more than 100 titles.
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