Wrestling Legend Dick Slater Passes Away

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Sad information today as wrestling legend “& ldquo; Dirty & rdquo; Cock Slater has actually died at 67.

Slater began his wrestling career in 1968 in Championship Fumbling From Florida, winning the NWA Florida Tag Team Championship with Dusty Rhodes (and also 3 other partners during his time there) in addition to the NWA Florida Tv Championship.

He relocated to Georgia Championship Wrestling in the early 70’& rsquo; s and remained as a pillar there for nearly a decade. In GCW, Slater won the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion 4 times as well as NWA Georgia Tag Group Championship with Bob Orton Jr.

. In & rsquo; 83, Slater moved to Mid-Atlantic Championship Fumbling where he recorded the NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion, the NWA Television Championship as well as the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship. Throughout his time wrestling for Mid-Atlantic, Slater was scheduling for three other promos consisting of Bill Watts’ & rsquo; Mid-South Wrestling Organization.

Slater had a brief stint in WWE in 1986-1987 where he competed as “& ldquo; The Rebel & rdquo; Prick Slater and was greatly made use of as improvement talent. After leaving WWE, Slater spent three years in Japan battling for All Japan Pro Fumbling.

From 1989 to 1996, Slater got on and also off WCW tv, mainly battling in tag groups. Slater retired in 1996 after enduring a back injury.

No reason of fatality has actually been exposed yet for Slater’& rsquo; s passing.

In support of everybody below at Vortainment, our thoughts and also petitions are with the friends and family of Prick Slater, a real fumbling tale down right here in the South.

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