Howard Finkel Death

howard finkel death

Howard Finkel Death – Undisclosed Causes 1950-2020 (Age 69) WWE has confirmed the passing of legendary ring announcer, Howard Finkel. He was 69. Finkel (or “The Fink” as many fans from the 80s and 90s will fondly remember him by) was the first employee hired by the WWE. He was hired by Vince McMahon Sr. in 1975. At the time, the company was known as the “WWWF” – World Wide Wrestling Federation. Howard Finkel’s booming voice to introduce 80s stars like Hulk Hogan and the Ultimate Warrior will not soon be forgotten. Many regard Finkel as the greatest pro wrestling ring announcer of all time. A Long and Storied Career Not only the voice of a wrestling generation, Finkel found himself in the middle of WWE storylines on a number of occasions. Whether it was accepting a bribe from “The Million Dollar Man” Ted Dibiase, feuding with manager Harvey Whippleman,

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