Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: passes away

Wrestling legend Billy Robinson passed away earlier today at the age of 74. Robinson is known for his time in the AWA in the 1970s, for New Japan Pro Wrestling with a classic feud with Antonio Inoki and for...
March 1, 2014 marks the seventh year anniversary of the passing of my good friend Jody Kinard - known to many "Wrestling News Live" fans as JSK. JSK lost a battle with cancer in 2007. Not a day or...
Frank Bullock, who had been part of WWE's ringside production team for many years, passed away on Saturday night. Bullock had been battling cancer for some time now. Many current and former WWE employees issued tweets about his passing...
Mike Johnson is reporting that legendary booker George Scott passed away yesterday at the age of 85. Scott was most known for his work booking for Mid-Atlantic Wrestling, WWE in the mid-1980s, WCW in the late-1980s and World Class...
The following was issued by WWE on Tuesday evening. WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of WWE Hall of Famer Johnnie Mae Young. "There will never be another Mae Young," said WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon....
WWE's Stephanie McMahon via Twitter confirming the passing of Mae Young on Tuesday. #RIPTheOneandOnlyGreatMaeYoung A true pioneer and legend has passed tonight. Long live the memory of my friend and @WWE Hall of Famer. — Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon)...
Doug Getz, who has worked with WWE as the Technical Director for over 20 years, passed away suddenly on Saturday. Getz was scheduled to work the Smackdown taping on Sunday night in Washington, DC. On behalf the entire Wrestleview.com...
Evan Ginzburg passed this along. R.I.P. SCOTT EPSTEIN When wrestling agent, indy manager and Pastor Bobby Riedel Instant Messaged me this morning, “Did you hear the news?” I braced myself. For anyone involved as long and heavily as myself...
Greg Oliver of SLAM! Wrestling is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon passed away on Thursday morning. Vachon was 84. He was described as being in poor health for some time stemming from a hit-and-run accident...
Former Global Wrestling Federation star Calvin Knapp passed away late last night. Knapp wrestled for the GWF from 1992 to 1993 in the latter days of the GWF. Knapp started out as a bodybuilder before getting into pro wrestling....
Phil Varlese passed this along. My partner at Coastal Pro Wrestling, Fred Rubenstein, let me know this morning that he'd received a call from Doc Diamond of the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame that Gene Petit, aka Hillbilly Cousin...
Dave Meltzer is reporting that Richard Heyman, father of Paul Heyman, passed away at 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Heyman was 87 and had been ill for many weeks. On behalf of the entire Wrestleview.com staff, we would like...
Former WCW wrestler Mark Starr, real name Mark Ashford-Smith, passed away this week at age 50 according to a report by Dave Meltzer. Details on his passing is not known at this time. Starr is best known for his...
Richard Reid Fliehr, known publicly as Reid Flair, was found dead on Friday in his SouthPark hotel room by police according to a report by The Charlotte Observer. Calls came in at 10:35 a.m. about an "unresponsive person" in...

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