WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler posted the following on Twitter, confirming the passing of wrestling legend Ox Baker (Douglas Baker) earlier this morning at the age of 80:

“Just got the sad news that my friend and wrestling great, Ox Baker passed away a couple of hours ago. RIP OX”

TMZ.com has posted an article earlier this morning on Baker’s passing, that you can view by clicking the link below. Wrestleview.com sends its condolences to the family & friends of Baker on his passing. 

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