This one hits close to home…Del Wilkes, known in his professional days as “The Patriot”, has left us…Del Wilkes gone at age 59 after a massive heart attack…Wilkes had successful run as a pro wrestler and he was a former offensive lineman for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks football team…He was a first-team All-American… Continue reading Former Professional Wrestler “The Patriot” has passed away:Del Wilkes gone at age 59
from www.wrestlinginc.com: Buddy Colt [real name Ron Read], a legendary pro wrestler who was a star for various territories affiliated with the NWA in the 1960s and 1970s, passed away at the age of 81 on Friday. The Cauliflower Alley Club reported the news. Details on his passing were not revealed. It is with the… Continue reading Former NWA Wrestling Champion Buddy Colt gone at age 81
**********Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling/NWA Icon Gone at age 76:Jim Crockett Jr./JCP has left for the ‘Squared Circle’ in the sky, and “May The Circle Be Unbroken”!!!********** (With the stars we have implanted in the text above, that is our “Ten Star Salute”, to Jim Crockett Jr., from Jim Crockett Promotions.) ++++++++++Here is one line from the… Continue reading Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling/NWA Icon Gone at age 76:Jim Crockett Jr./JCP has left us for the ‘Squared Circle’ in the sky, and “May The Circle Be Unbroken”!!!
Wrestling legend Butch Reed has passed away at the age of 66. from WrestlingInc.com/www.wrestlinginc.com Reed’s official Instagram account announced Friday morning that the former WCW World Tag Team Champion passed away today due to heart complications. “To everyone who reached out god bless you. Today we lost a great man. Due to heart complications Bruce… Continue reading NWA, WCW and WWF Wrestler “Hacksaw”/”The Natural” Butch Reed has passed away at age 66:Tag-Team partner of Ron Simmons was a wrestling legend!!!(Reed also played for the Kansas Chiefs)
from www.wrestlinginc.com: Pro wrestling legend Tracy Smothers has passed away at the age of 58. Smothers announced in November 2019 that he was battling lymphoma, and was facing a second battle with the cancer. He had suffered some heart damage from the first round due to heavy chemotherapy. Smothers just underwent surgery for a hernia… Continue reading Professional Wrestling mourns the loss/death of Tracy Smothers:Former “Southern Boy/Young Pistol” gone at age 58
In the title/headline above, I would have just called him Armstrong, but if I didn’t correctly identify him as Bob Armstrong, and “Bullet” Bob Armstrong, he probably would have come back and kicked my butt…This man was that tough, and he was tough, even as an ‘old man’…Bob Armstrong wrestled his last professional wrestling match,… Continue reading “The Bullet” has left the building:”Bullet” Bob Armstrong gone after 6-Decade Professional Wrestling Career(Bob Armstrong was 80 years old)
Details are still forthcoming, but NWA and Jim Crockett Promotions regular journeyman, Tony Russo, has passed away… Bruce Mitchell, senior columnist with the Pro Wrestling Torch looks back at the career of Tony Russo and Bruce also takes a trip back down memory lane, to the WRAL TV 5 studios, where they had studio wrestling… Continue reading Journeyman Professional Wrestler Tony Russo has passed away:Bruce Mitchell(PWTorch.com) looks back at Russo
There is quite a bit of talk that Billy Corgan, the owner of NWA pro wrestling, is looking to shut down the promotion/federation… Here is part of the conversation from WrestlingInc.com with former wrestler Raven, making his feelings known about the NWA and Billy Corgan situation… “I think Billy is shutting [NWA] down, from what… Continue reading Billy Corgan looking to shut down NWA pro wrestling???
Joe Pedicino gone at age 70…Joe Pedicino and Boni Blackstone…Hard to think about one, without thinking about the other….She was a beautiful woman and Joe was a real BIG man…I bet you at one time, Joe was tipping the scales at 350 pounds-plus… (He was popularly known as the “round mound of sound”.) The big… Continue reading He was a Big Man and a Big Influence on Professional Wrestling:”Big Joe” Pedicino Gone at age 70(The “Round Mound of Sound”)
Part I from our talk today with Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch, and we were at the Sheetz Convenience Store on Spring Garden Street, here in Greensboro, N.C. AEW, WWE, ROH, Impact, and more CLICK BELOW for the video show(Part I), with Bruce Mitchell from the PWTorch.com… Part II with Bruce Mitchell from… Continue reading Talking with “The King of the Ring Reporters”, Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch:AEW, WWE, ROH, Impact, MLW, CWF, PWX, NWA and more
WWE/WCW/WWF/NWA/TNA/Greensboro Coliseum, Madison Square Garden, Piper’s Pit…He was everywhere….Now: RODDY PIPER DEAD AT AGE 61 WWE legend Roddy Piper died on Friday at age 61 due to cardiac arrest. There no way you couldn’t help but love this guy….He was crazy, but he was one of the best workers in the history of the professional… Continue reading RIP RRP/”Rowdy” Roddy Piper:Roderick Toombs gone/dead at age 61