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CAC honoree Don “The Bruiser” Manoukian passes away

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of well-known football player turned wrestler, Don “The Bruiser” Manoukian. Don was honored by the CAC in 1997 with a Men’s Wrestling Award.  He was also a Lifetime Member of the club and beloved by many. The photo below, courtesy of Dr. Mike Lano, […]

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RIP Bonnie Watson, 1996 CAC Honoree

Bonnie Watson, a 1996 CAC Honoree, passed away today. Keep her family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. She will be missed.  UPDATE:  Funeral arrangements are as follows: Sylbin/Abbey Funeral Home, 2863 Sunset Point, Clearwater, FL.  Burial is on Sunday at 2:00 pm and Graveside service is Monday at 10:00 am. Tribute courtesy of […]

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RIP: Ken Lucas

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sad to pass along the news that Gulf Coast wrestling legend Ken Lucas passed away earlier this week. From Michael Norris on Facebook: Just found out from Elliott Wiggins that Ken Lucas has passed away. Ken was found unresponsive in his home Monday night and rushed to the hospital. He never regained […]

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RIP: El Suavecito (Andrew Gilbert Yanez)

On Saturday morning, July 5, 2014, Southern California professional wrestling lost a real treasure. Andrew Gilbert Yanez, born July 1, 1950, was better known to wrestling fans of the west coast as El Suavecito. Yanez was an Army veteran who proudly fought in the Vietnam war and was even held as a POW. He was […]

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RIP: CAC friend Shuhei Aoki

Photo courtesy of Greg Oliver. It is with a heavy heart that the Cauliflower Alley Club reports that Shuhei Aoki has passed away in Japan from an apparent heart attack. Aoki has been a very special wrestling fan and friend of the CAC for the last 15 plus years.  He attended many reunions including this […]

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AWA announcer Larry Nelson passes away

The Cauliflower Alley Club is saddened to learn that AWA announcer Larry Nelson passed last night after a short bout with pancreatic cancer. We send our condolences to Larry’s family and friends.

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