Headbanger Thrasher opens up about his struggle after WWE release


Headbanger Thrasher had to face a lot of difficulties after the WWE release. He was released by the company in late 2000, while his Headbangers tag team partner Mosh dropped out after eight months. during an appearance on “Stories with Brisco and Bradshaw,” Thrasher discusses his life after his WWE release.

“It’s funny, our roles are reversed,” Thrasher said. “I moved to Florida about 10 years ago and I was really overweight. I’ve probably struggled with weight problems since I left WWF. I was as heavy as 315 at one point. I came down here and chaz Was like, ‘Just go to Florida, we’ll start wrestling again and all.'”

Moshe joked that it took 10 years for Thrasher to be convinced to wrestle again. Thrasher said that once he was back in the swing of things, the results started to show.

“I finally went down here and everything else and I got as low as 215,” Thrasher said. “it was bad.”

When asked what he thinks is causing the weight gain, Thrasher shared the following.

“I’m going to be honest, a lot of it was depression,” Thrasher admitted. “When I left WWE, I didn’t know what to do. Chaz was still here doing his job, I didn’t know what to do. So, I was just eating everything and anything.”

The Headbangers made an appearance during the August 30, 2016 episode of “SmackDown”. He faced Rhino and Heath Slater in a “SmackDown” Tag Team Championship tournament match. He later returned for two more appearances on “SmackDown”.

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