Joey Maggs Death

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Joey Maggs Death – Undisclosed Causes 1969-2006 (Age 37) Not everyone gets to be a wrestling star, but wrestling’s enhancement workers play an important role in making said stars look dominant. One such enhancement worker was Joey Maggs, whose abilities found him work in WCW and the WWF putting over some of the promotions’ biggest names. Unfortunately, Maggs joined the number of wrestlers who passed away before their 40th birthday, dying at the young age of 37. A Start in the South Joseph Magliano was born in 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland. He began working in Buck Robley’s promotion Deep South Promotion in 1987. Working as Joey Maggs, he developed his craft in the South, eventually working in the Memphis promotion United States Wrestling Association (USWA) where he captured the USWA Tag Team Titles with Rex King and the USWA Junior Heavyweight Championship. Putting Wrestlers Over for Money Joey Maggs hit the

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Johnny Grunge Death

Johnny Grunge Death – Sleep Apnea Complications 1966-2006 (age 39) As one half of the tag team Public Enemy, Mike Durham (known to wrestling fans as “Johnny Grunge”) was most known for his work in ECW with Rocco Rock. The duo were ECW World Tag Team Champions four times, i-Generation Tag Team Champions twice, and also held the NWA World Tag Team Championships, the UCW Tag Team Championships, and even a brief run with the WCW Tag Team belts. After a few years on the independent circuit, their partnership came to a halt and within a short time, the Johnny Grunge death story would shake the wrestling world. Another wrestler, dead before 50. 10 years before Johnny’s death: Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk take on Public Enemy in a mid-90s ECW barbed wire match A Tragic Loss Before the Johnny Grunge Death Story Wrestling together for many years, Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge were

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Earthquake Death

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Earthquake Death – Bladder Cancer 1963-2006 (age 42) Some wrestlers love being adored by fans; others seem to thrive on their hate. Such was the case with Earthquake, a former sumo wrestler who earned the distinction of being awarded the title of “Most Hated Wrestler of the Year” by Pro Wrestling Illustrated in 1990. During his career, Earthquake, known to family and friends as John Tenta, also won the Rookie of the Year Award from Tokyo Sports and the World Wrestling Federation’s Tag Team Championship with Typhoon. Easily spotted by his blue, yellow and black singlet and his massive 6-foot, 7-inch, 468-pound frame, Earthquake never failed to bring action to the ring. Sadly, the Earthquake death story started in his prime and took his life much too soon. Earthquake attacks Andre The Giant in a 1991 episode of Superstars of Wrestling. Within 3 years, Andre would be dead, and within 15 years, Earthquake

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