Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: death

Joseph Hudson, the professional wrestler known as "Jocephus" and "The Question Mark" in the National Wrestling Alliance has passed away. The news was confirmed by NWA President Billy Corgan. "It's with a heavy heart that I share that my friend and...
The wrestling industry has began reacting to the recent passing of former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard. Gaspard passed away at age 39. His body was recovered this past Wednesday morning after he went missing while swimming on Sunday afternoon.  He and his...
The world of lucha libre and pro wrestling as a whole saw its first death as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as 39-year old luchador Black Demon died due to complications of the virus on April 13. SuperLuchas.com confirmed...
According to a new report from TMZ Sports, F4WOnline and other multiple sources, WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King Lawler” is suing officials in Hardeman County, Tennessee, county officials and a local sheriff for $3 Million over the...
Yusuke "Wally" Yamaguchi, the former manager of Kaientai, has passed away. WWE issued the following statement. Although primarily known to the WWE Universe as the villainous Yamaguchi-San during the late 1990s, Yamaguchi was a key figure in Japanese sports-entertainment during the...
Here are some tweets of various wrestling personalities reacting to the news of King Kong Bundy passing away on Monday. Bundy was 61 years old. https://twitter.com/HulkHogan/status/1102919954825912320 https://twitter.com/TripleH/status/1102952064295018497 https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/1102980588431126529 https://twitter.com/nwa/status/1102927856185823232 https://twitter.com/MDMTedDiBiase/status/1102938008087654404 https://twitter.com/RealMickFoley/status/1102809375909961728 https://twitter.com/JerryLawler/status/1102830454963609603 https://twitter.com/ColtCabana/status/1102847381651972099
WWE has posted a video tribute (above) to the late Pedro Morales. Morales passed away on Tuesday at the age of 76. Morales, WWE's first ever Triple Crown Winner, had been battling Parkinson’s disease in recent years. Bret Hart pays respects to...
Former WWWF Champion Pedro Morales has passed away. Morales, 76, was battling Parkinson's disease according to PWInsider. Morales was the first wrestler to accomplish the Triple Crown title by capturing the WWWF World, Intercontinental and Tag Team Championships during his career. Morales was...
FOX 13 in Memphis is reporting that attorneys for WWE Hall of Famer Jerry "The King" Lawler have filed two subpoenas to investigate the death of his son, Brian Lawler. Jeff Rosenblurm was hired by Lawler to investigate claims that...
TMZ.com is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund suffered what was described as a "nasty fall" back in December, which ended up triggering a very rapid decline in his overall health according to his son Todd. According...
WWE star Curtis Axel issued a statement on Twitter commenting on the passing of his grandfather, Larry "The Axe" Hennig", on Thursday. Axel said no one had a "bigger impact on my wrestling career than my Papa Axe", adding that...
Larry "The Axe" Hennig, who was best known for his time in Verne Gagne's AWA, passed away on Thursday at the age of 82 after a long illness and kidney failure. Hennig, a former 5-time AWA Tag Team Champion, is...
As reported earlier this morning and officially confirmed by WWE, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart has passed away. Neidhart was 63 years old. According to a report by F4WOnline, Ross Hart, Jim's brother-in-law, revealed Jim's passing was due to a grand...
WMC Action News 5 in Memphis is featuring an article with comments from WWE Hall of Famer Jerry "The King" Lawler and his lawyer Ted Hansom where they both cast doubt at the official explanation regarding the passing of...
Fox 13 Memphis, via AJC.com, is featuring an article regarding the passing of Brian "Christohper" Lawler over the weekend at the age of 46. The article revealed that Jerry "The King" Lawler, Brian's father, was with Brian during his final...

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