Major League Wrestling founder Court Bauer announced on Twitter Friday that former referee John Renesto has passed away.
Renesto was one of the primary referees for the legendary World Class Championship Wrestling in Dallas in the 1980s.
As of this report, there are no further details on Renesto’s passing.
From the entire staff at Wrestleview, we send our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of John Renesto during this difficult and sad time.
Wrestling lost a terrific referee in John Renesto, a staple of World Class Championship Wrestling. Many have relayed how John helped a lot or up and comers on the circuit. Family goes back 3 generations in the sport. Rest In Peace.
— Court Bauer (@courtbauer) January 29, 2021