WWE and ECW icon Tommy Dreamer delivered a heart-wrenching speech at the massive IMPACT Rebellion wrestling event, opening up about a devastating real-life family crisis he is currently facing. Dreamer, known for his commitment to the wrestling world, revealed the tragic news about his mother, leaving fans deeply concerned and offering their well-wishes.
In an emotional interview, the wrestling legend described the current period as the worst week of his life, disclosing that his mother had suffered a severe stroke the previous week. Although she opened her eyes when he expressed his love for her, she remained unresponsive.
Despite IMPACT Wrestling Rebellion granting him time off, Dreamer chose to wrestle at the event.
Tommy Dreamer still working in spite of all that has been going on with his mom. What he said in tears was genuine, real, emotional…the sacrifices wrestlers make and the bond they share.
WWE Legend Tommy Dreamer Leaves Amid Tragedy
The WWE veteran confirmed he would take a temporary leave from the ring following the show to be with his family during this trying time.
PWInsider corroborated Dreamer's account of his mother's situation, stating that the information he shared during the promo was entirely accurate and reflected the ongoing real-life tragedy he is experiencing. According to the report, Dreamer's mother was initially scheduled to return home this week but suffered a stroke the same day.
After listening to the poignant promo, the wrestling community was deeply moved, with fans swiftly rallying behind the WWE legend and his family in their time of need.
just told during Rebellion about his mother having another stroke the day she was scheduled to come home from a medical facility this week & that she is now unresponsive is 100% a true story.
We send him and his entire family all the best. - Mike — PWInsider.com (@PWInsidercom) April 17, 2023
Numerous supporters conveyed their thoughts, well-wishes, and prayers ahead of Dreamer's match, expressing hope for the best possible outcome for him and his loved ones. This outpouring of empathy and solidarity illustrates the unique bond between wrestlers and their fans, demonstrating how the wrestling world stands united in difficult moments.
Tommy Dreamer is set to participate in a ten-wrestler Hardcore War, with Team Dreamer going head-to-head against Team Bully. The wrestling community stands united with Dreamer, acknowledging the immense emotional strain he is under during this challenging period.
The outpouring of love and encouragement from fans highlights the strong bond between wrestlers and their supporters, demonstrating that the wrestling world is a tight-knit family, always ready to stand by one of its own in times of need.