Chris Von Erich

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Chris von Erich was last of five sons of Jack Adkisson to turn pro in the wrestling business..
  • Chris von Erich had asthma and was disheartened to know that he’d never be the athlete his famous brothers were.
  • Chris von Erich idolized his older brother Mike von Erichand did everything that Mike wanted him to do.Getting into the Wrestling Business:
  • A young Chris von Erich would often get involved and may be remembered most for whacking Michael Hayes with a chair!
  • Chris von Erich had to take a form of steroids that stunted his grown and caused his bones to become brittle..
  • ~~~So brittle, in fact, that he broke his arm clean just landing in the ring one time…The Death of Chris von Erich:
  • September 12, 1991: Chris von Erich committed suicide by shooting himself when he was only 21.
  • March 20, 2009–SmackDown!: The WWE announced that the von Erich Family would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame..
  • April 4, 2009–WWE Hall of Fame: The von Erich Family was officially inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Michael Hayes..
  • April 5, 2009–WrestleMania 25: The entire WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2009 was introduced to the live crowd as a tribute..