“Outlaw” Ron Bass passes away
As reported by WWE.com , “Outlaw” Ron Bass passed away on March 7 at the age of 68. Ron Bass competed in the NWA territories throughout the 70’s and early 80’s before making it to WWE as the “Outlaw”. He worked with the likes of Junkyard Dog and Brutus Beefcake and defeated a young Shawn Michaels in the 1988 King of the Ring tournament.
Many wrestlers posted the following condolence messages on Twitter overnight as news of Bass’ passing broke.
RIP Ron Bass,he got in the ring with me for some of my first matches,now I realize how gracious he was to take that on. Only love4U HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) March 8, 2017
1st time I met Ron Bass
I said I don't know if it's nice to meet you,
You broke Dusty Rhodes arm & cost him NWA title. I was 33yrs old
— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) March 8, 2017
If what I’m reading is true, RIP Ron Bass. A truly good man and friend who shared a love for Star Trek and cats with me. I’ll miss you Sir.
— Stevie Richards (@bWoStevie) March 8, 2017
Ron Bass whipped my ass around few times. He was a legit tough guy. Sad about this. RIP another fraternity brother pic.twitter.com/b889dmgfAi
— Virgil (@TheRealVirgil) March 8, 2017
Sad to hear of the passing of Outlaw Ron Bass a true bad A. Give brother Jack a hug. RIPOUTLAW
— Gbrisco🤼♂️ (@Fgbrisco) March 8, 2017
I just heard cowboy Ron Bass died. To many of our friends are dieing. He will be missed great guy
— Demolition Smash (@RealDemoSmash) March 8, 2017
Sorry to hear about the passing of The Outlaw Cowboy Ron Bass. Great guy and a real pro. Our former stars are dying too quickly, too soon pic.twitter.com/84ZJfFcrWY
— Tony Schiavone (@tonyschiavone24) March 8, 2017
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