Kamala had a difficult time in the later part of his wrestling career. He never made the kind of money that other big name wrestlers like Hogan and ‘Taker were making. This became apparent when his health declined and he retired.
Sadly, Harris’ health has declined as much as his finances. Always a big guy, he gained weight. He was diagnosed with diabetes in 1992 and the effects of the disease have rapidly progressed since his retirement. On November 7, 2011, diabetes and high blood pressure forced the amputation of the former wrestler’s left leg. In April 2012 his right leg was amputated.Read More →