Kevin Adkisson’s 27-acre ranch on Kauai affords him the opportunity to live quietly among the Hawaiian Island’s tranquil lifestyle.
Floating almost unrecognized with residents keeps the man known in the ring as Kevin Von Erich from having to administer the family famous Iron Claw.
It’s been over a decade since Adkisson has been to North Texas, an area that he said has blanketed his family with love and admiration, and just as long since the Claw has made an appearance in the ring.
Adkisson said that’s likely to change Sunday as TNA Entertainment brings Slammiversary XII to College Park Center at UT Arlington and he introduces sons, Ross and Marshall, to the wrestling world.
The sight of a Von Erich in the ring is nothing new.
Although the family name is Adkisson, Kevin’s father and four of his brothers wrestled under the name Von Erich. His father was Fritz Von Erich. The brothers were David, Michael, Chris, and Kerry. All are deceased. Michael, Chris and Kerry committed suicide.
Now, a new generation of Von Erichs are in the ring.
Ross and Marshall are on the wrestling card. Their opponent will be announced later.
Taking time out from what he called his, “farming lifestyle,” Kevin Adkisson talked about his life, family legacy and his sons: