In Memoriam

Jay Briscoe Passes Away
Brandi Wagner - Jan 17, 2023

News broke late Tuesday that the wrestling world suffered another tragic blow. Current owner and promoter of Ring of Honor and AEW, Tony Khan, tweeted the following devastating news about Jay Briscoe: “Sadly, Jamin Pugh has passed away. Known to fans as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, from […]

Dave Hebner Passes Away

On June 17, 2022, the wrestling world learned that Dave Hebner, former WWE referee, as well as road agent for the company, passed away at age 73. Hebner passed away in his home located in Mechanicsville, Virginia. His passing stems from an undisclosed illness that, on May 28, former race car driver Hermie Sadler spoke […]

Tarzan Goto in Action for ECW

News has broken that Tarzan Goto, alumni of the infamous Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW), has passed away at the age of 58. Goto took part in some of the most incredible deathmatches in FMW’s history during his active career and continued to wrestle in various one-offs and FMW tribute shows until 2010, almost 30 years […]

Scott Hall Invades WCW

WWE and WCW legend Scott Hall has passed away at age 63 following complications after recent surgery. Wade Keller of PWTorch broke the news originally that the former Razor Ramon was on life support after suffering three heart attacks stemming from a hip replacement surgery.  The wrestling world moved to wish “the bad guy” well […]

Markus Crane

Earlier today, via numerous sources, it was announced that independent wrestling star Markus Crane passed away at the age of 33. There has been no official cause of death announced, but he passed away in his sleep overnight. Prior to his passing, Crane was making a return to independent wrestling following surgery on his skull. […]

Jimmy Rave
Jamie Greer - Dec 13, 2021

In terribly tragic news, James Guffey – known to pro wrestling fans for over 20 years as Jimmy Rave – passed away on Sunday. Jimmy Rave had suffered a series of health issues over the past year, including amputation of both of his legs and left arm due to infections. He was only a few […]

Judy Bagwell WCW
Jarrod Sullivan - Nov 8, 2021

Judy Bagwell, the mother of Marcus “Buff” Bagwell, has sadly passed away today after a long battle with dementia, as Buff himself tweeted 12:07 PM. The news was shared via social media. The message in question is as follows. “It is with a heavy heart we must announce that this past Friday the matriarch of […]

Rumi Kazama

It has been announced that former Joshi star Rumi Kazama has passed away suddenly at the age of 55 according to Tokyo Sport. Kazama was active through the late 80s and 90s competing on behalf of Ladies Legend Pro Wrestling (LLPW) during the inter-promotional wars of the 90s.  While Kazama isn’t the kind of wrestler who […]

Niklas George - Sep 2, 2021

In utterly heartbreaking news broken this evening, Shannon Claire Spruill, better known as WCW and TNA star Daffney, has passed away at age 46. The news was broken today, September 2nd, by close friend of Daffney and SHIMMER alumni, Lexie Fyfe. In a post accessible viewable on her Instagram, Fyfe announced: “We are so sad […]

Bobby Eaton

Professional wrestling legend Bobby Eaton passed away overnight at age 62. Eaton grew up as a fan of professional wrestling, specifically NWA Mid-America who ran in Alabama.  His earliest involvement in the world of professional wrestling came when he was just 13.  At 13 years old Eaton helped to set up the ring for a […]

Hideki Hosaka with Atsushi Onita as trios champions

Sad news out of Japan as Hideki Hosaka, known for his run in Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW), passed away on August 2 after battling cancer since 2019.  Hosaka was an amateur wrestler in high school before training with  Submission Arts Wrestling and competing for W*ING.  Like many from his era, Hosaka mixed some MMA with professional […]

Paul Orndorff vs Hulk Hogan
Jamie Greer - Jul 16, 2021

While his name has been rightfully tarnished over the past decade, there’s simply no denying the monumental seismic shift in the landscape of pro wrestling that Hulk Hogan created with the rise of Hulkamania in the early 1980s. It originally started in the tail end of his run with the American Wrestling Association (AWA) and […]

Paul Orndorff stomps on Hogan

It has been announced by his son that “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff has passed away at the age of 71.  Orndorff is most known for being a part of the main event for WrestleMania 1 which saw him team with Roddy Piper against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T. Originally set on being an NFL player Orndorff was drafted to […]

Ryan Boman - Jul 4, 2021

Editor’s Note: this interview was conducted shortly before Del Wilkes passed away on June 30th. We offer our condolences to his family and the pro wrestling community. We hope this article will serve as a fitting tribute to his life and work over the last several decades. To say Del Wilkes was a Patriot through […]

Del Wilkes The Patriot

Earlier today, the professional wrestling world learned that Del Wilkes, also known as The Patriot, passed away. Allen Wright Adkins took to Facebook to announce the unfortunate news. “At the request of his family, it’s with a devastated heart that I let you know Heaven gained one of the most special men I’ve ever had […]

Melissa Coates at IMPACT

In sad news, it was revealed overnight that Melissa Coates, also known as the Super Genie, had passed away.  In recent times Coates was seen managing the infamous Sabu as Super Genie, a role she has occupied since 2014.  But before becoming the manager of Sabu, Coates was an in-ring performer who competed in the squared […]

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