King of Bundy

Wrestling Legend King Kong Bundy Passes Away at 61

Some sad news came out late last night that wrestling legend, in WWE and other promotions, King Kong Bundy passed away at the still young age of 61. WWE paid tribute to the man who main-evented WrestleMania 2 against Hulk Hogan in a Steel Cage match, posting this on their website this morning: WWE is…

Pedro Morales

WWE Hall of Famer Pedro Morales Passes Away

WWE Hall of Famer and former WWWF Champion Pedro Morales passed away earlier today at the age of 76. Morales was one of the more popular superstars in the 1970s and the 1980s, after beginning his career in the late 50s. Pedro was the first wrestler to win the Triple Crown in WWE by winning…

Dick Slater

Wrestling Legend Dick Slater Passes Away

Sad news today as wrestling legend “Dirty” Dick Slater has passed away at 67. Slater began his wrestling career in 1968 in Championship Wrestling From Florida, winning the NWA Florida Tag Team Championship with Dusty Rhodes (and three other partners during his time there) as well as the NWA Florida Television Championship. He moved to…

Jim Neidhart

Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart Passes Away

Former WWE and WCW star Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart has passed away at 63. As of now, the cause of death is unknown. Neidhart is the father of current WWE star Natalya, and was a staple in WWE throughout the 80’s and 90’s competing in a tag team with Bret Hart as The Hart Foundation…

Nikolai Volkoff

WWE Hall of Famer Nikolai Volkoff Passes Away

WWE Hall of Famer Nikolai Volkoff, real name Josip Nikolai Peruzović, has passed away at the age of 70. He had recently been released from a Maryland hospital following treatment for dehyrdration and other issues. Though he spent most of his career as a heel Soviet Russian, Peruzović was actually from Croatia, which was part of…

Brian Christopher

Brian Christopher Lawler Passes Away at 46

Brian Christopher Lawler, the son of Jerry “the King” Lawler, has passed away at at the young age of 46. Lawler died as a result of apparent suicide by hanging in a Tennessee jail. An investigation is under way. Lawler had been arrested on July 6th following a pursuit by the police for a DUI.…

Masa Saito

Japanese Wrestling Legend Masa Saito Passes Away

Wrestling legend Masa Saito has passed away at the age of 76 due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. The Japanese star competed for Japan in freestyle wrestling during the Summer Olympics in 1964 and transitioned to professional wrestling the following year. His pro career spanned decades, lasting from 1965 until his retirement in 1999. Saito won…