[Von Erich Family GALLERY]

Check out the Von Erich’s WWE Alumni profile here!

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: