(August 2005) Signed a WWE Legends contract.
In November 2005 he appeared on the October 31st edition of Raw and had a mini feud with Batista. He will accompany along with Goldust, Jonathon Coachman to the ring at Taboo Tuesday in his match against Batista.
In early 2004, he signed a six match deal with Pride worth $400,000.
On February 19, 2003, Vader makes a surprise appearance on NWA/TNA, running in to save Dusty Rhodes. He comes out of "retirement" to wrestle several tag matches with Dusty.
In August 29, 1995 while working for WCW, Vader & Paul Orndorff were involved in a locker room altercation which would eventually lead to Vader's dismissal.
Prior to his wrestling career, was an offensive tackle for the then Los Angeles (now St. Louis) Rams.
Held the IWGP World Title on three occasions, giving him the distinction of being one of three Americans (along with Hulk Hogan and Scott Norton) to hold that title.
Was the man Mick Foley (as Cactus Jack) was wrestling the night he had his right ear torn off the side of his head.
Played pro football (his nickname was the Baby Bull).
Arrested in Kuwait for assaulting a talk show host After being asked whether wrestling was real. ~April 1997~
Married with two children. Has a degree in buisness and is currently designing a shopping mall.