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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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Former WCW announcer Lee Marshall passes away

Ringsidenews.com has posted a story that multiple news outlets in Los Angeles are reporting the passing of former WCW announcer Lee Marshall.  Marshall was also the voice of Kellog’s Tony the Tiger and worked for various news stations in Los Angeles.  Marshall was also the ring announcer for the Los Angeles portion of WWE’s WrestleMania […]

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Wrestling and MMA legend Billy Robinson has passed away

SLAM! Wrestling producer Greg Oliver is reporting that Billy Robinson, one of the toughest men to ever lace up wrestling boots, has died. He was 74.  Apparently Billy passed away peacefully in his sleep of natural causes. To read Greg’s full report, click here. AngryMarks.com posted this report on YouTube:  

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RIP: “The Great” Mae Young

Mae Young, 90, almost surely the most storied of the lady wrestlers, passed away on January 14, 2014 in Columbia, South Carolina. She had been in worsening health for a number of weeks. Mae wrestled in an astounding nine different decades, a feat that’s unlikely to ever be matched by any wrestler, male or female. […]

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