Monday, September 5, 2016

Rob Van Dam (RVD) Biography

Rob Van Dam (RVD) Biography

Nick Name        :           RVD

Name                :           Szatkowski

DOB                 :           18 December 1970

Birth                 :          Michigan, USA

About Him

Robert Alex "Loot" Szatkowski (conceived December 18, 1970), better known by his ring name Rob Van Dam (regularly truncated to RVD), is an American expert wrestler and infrequent on-screen character. 

He is best known for his appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) in the late 1990s, with the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF/E) in the right on time to mid-2000s, and afterward with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) in the mid 2010s, in which Van Dam has won 21 absolute titles (counting being a three-time best on the planet) and is the main wrestler in history to have held the WWE Championship, the ECW World Heavyweight Championship, and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship (counting holding the WWE and ECW World titles at the same time inside WWE). 

Van Dam is likewise the 2006 Money in the Bank victor, a WWE Triple Crown Champion, and a WWE Grand Slam Champion. Van Dam picked up his standard ubiquity by 1998 when he won the ECW World Television Championship, which he held for a record 700 days. Between ECW, WWF/WWE, and TNA, Van Dam featured significant pay-per-view occasions in three decades between the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s, shutting the ECW's head yearly occasion November to Remember 1998. 

Szatkowski experienced childhood in Battle Creek, Michigan and moved on from Pennfield Senior High School. Szatkowski showed up on WWF TV in 1987 in a production with "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase. At the time, DiBiase was selecting plants from the gathering of people and offering to pay them to perform corrupting acts and offered the 16-year-old Szatkowski $100 to enter the ring and kiss his foot, which he did. 

This early appearance was later included as a reward highlight on WWE's Before They Were Superstars DVD and on WWE's Rob Van Dam: One of a Kind DVD. He was likewise in participation at WrestleMania III as expressed on The Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology DVD. 

Szatkowski is a prepared kickboxer and military craftsman. Experiencing childhood in Battle Creek, Michigan, Szatkowski concentrated on hand to hand fighting at two nearby dojos. He got guideline in Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Kendo, and Kickboxing.[citation needed] In 1990, he set second in the Kalamazoo Heavyweight Toughman Contest. Szatkowski is additionally a candid supporter of vitamins and weight training supplements and ascribes this to his mom's impact. 

He is the innovator of the Van Dam Lift, a weightlifting procedure that includes playing out a split (which he took up in his initial high schoolers) between two seats and lifting a dumbbell from the floor to the waist.[citation needed] The lift was endorsed by IAWA, the International All-Around Weightlifting Association, in 1998. It was additionally entered in the rulebooks of USAWA, the United States All-Round Weightlifting Association. 

Szatkowski holds the present record, 166.5 lb (76 kg). 

On July 3, 2006, The Ironton Tribune reported that Szatkowski and Terry Brunk (Sabu) had been captured on the past night on U.S. Highway 52 in Hanging Rock, Ohio. Szatkowski had been halted for speeding by an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper, who found that he was in control of 18 grams of cannabis and five Vicodin pills, while Brunk was in control of medication stuff and nine tablets of Testolactone. 

Both Szatkowski and Brunk were discharged in the wake of posting safeguard, and were planned to show up in Ironton Municipal Court on July 6, 2006. On July 6, The Ironton Tribune reported that the court date for Szatkowski and Brunk was in limbo, as their lawyers had requested and were conceded durations. On August 31, Szatkowski confessed to speeding and ownership of maryjane yet the charge of Vicodin ownership was dropped when he delivered a remedy. He was fined $140 and extra court costs. 

As per the WWE's wellbeing arrangement, a medication related capture can prompt that ability's quick release from the organization. The at the time WWE Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis discharged an announcement on reporting that Szatkowski and Brunk were still qualified to contend on the Raw and ECW recordings in the next days while an examination led by WWE was being embraced. 

This brought about Szatkowski dropping the WWE Championship at the live Raw one night and the ECW Championship the following night at the ECW taping. Van Dam was in this manner suspended without pay for 30 days, and an on-air portion on ECW was scripted to hand-off this suspension to the fans. The capture footage itself and a relating from Szatkowski is found in the film Nine Legends. 

Szatkowski is of Polish lineage. Szatkowski wedded his significant other, Sonya Szatkowski (née Delbeck), in 1998. Amid his wrestling profession, Sonya frequently went out and about with Szatkowski and showed up at ringside amid occasions in which Szatkowski partook. On April 23, 2008, Szatkowski uncovered that his better half was experiencing disease. She has following made a full recuperation. In 2011, he performed stand up at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club. In May 2016, it was accounted for that Sonya Szatkowski had petitioned for separation, refering to "hopeless contrasts". 

Van Dam is additionally a five time world label group champion (two ECW, two WWE World Tag Team, and one WWE Tag Team). He is a six-time WWE Intercontinental Champion and was the last holder of the WWE Hardcore Championship and the last WWE European Champion, binding together both titles with his Intercontinental Championship. He is likewise a previous TNA X Division Champion. 

In 2002, Van Dam was positioned the main wrestler on the planet by Pro Wrestling Illustrated. He was voted "Most Popular Wrestler" by perusers of the magazine in 2001 and again in 2002. WWE has named him the best star in ECW history.


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