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Jon Huber: Great wrestler, an even better person

When it was announced that Jon Huber, known as Luke Harper in WWE and Brodie Lee in AEW and elsewhere, passed away on December 26, 2020, the wrestling world reacted with shock and sadness. The 41-year-old Rochester, New York native was deeply admired and respected by...

Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee, Luke Harper) has died

Jonathan Huber, known to the wrestling world as Brodie Lee in AEW and Luke Harper in the WWE, has died. He was 41 years old. Huber leaves behind his wife, former professional wrestler Amanda (Synndy Synn), and their two sons Brodie who is eight and Nolan who is three....

Brodie Lee / Luke Harper photo gallery

On December 26, 2020, the wrestling world was shocked to learn of the passing of Jon Huber, who was known as Brodie Lee on the independent circuit, and then in AEW, and as Luke Harper in two separate NXT / WWE stints. He was 41. He's been photographed by...

How Danny Hodge became Danny Hodge

In the many times that I interviewed Danny Hodge over the years, I was always curious about how this mild-mannered, soft-spoken, God-fearing son of the American Dust Bowl could burn with the ferocity of a dozen suns. The answer came a few years ago in a conversation...

Legendary Danny Hodge dies at 88

Danny Hodge, perhaps the greatest amateur wrestler in the history of the United States, and a long-time professional wrestler, has died. He was 88. For the last number of years, Hodge had suffered from dementia, and had not been out in public much. The Professional...

Mat Matters: When Sweet Daddy met Charley Pride

Allen Abel, the great, retired columnist for the Globe and Mail newspaper, wrote a feature on Sweet Daddy Siki in 1982. He noted that "Sweet Daddy Siki was going to be the new Charley Pride, but now he'd settle for being the old Sweet Daddy Siki." With the...

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