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“The Nature Boy” Buddy Landel Passes Away

PWInsider reports that wrestling legend “The Nature Boy” Buddy Landel passed away earlier today at the age of 53. Landel was reportedly in a car accident this weekend and returned home but was found unresponsive today. From WWE.com: WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of William Ansor, aka “Nature Boy” Buddy Landel. Landel […]

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Female Legend Cora Combs Passes Away

Pro Wrestling Hall of Famer, class of 2007, Cora Combs passed away today in Nashville, TN about 7am.  Our heart and prayers to her daughter Debbie, and our thanks for all she gave so that women today had a place in the industry. Cora and Debbie were both CAC hospitality chairmen during many of our […]

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Tommy Rogers passes away

Dave Melter is reporting at F4WOnline.com that Thomas “Tommy Rogers” Crouch, best known as one half of The Fantastics with Robert “Bobby Fulton” Hines, passed away today at the age of 54 at his home in Honolulu. He was due to be sentenced tomorrow on charges relating to a brawl with police officers. Details on […]

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Verne Gagne passes away

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sad to report that legendary promoter, Hall of Famer, and 2006 CAC Lou Thesz Award recipient Verne Gagne passed away today at the age of 89. Gagne was best known for promoting and operating the American Wrestling Association for several decades. The company was a major force in wrestling for […]

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Tito Carreon has passed away

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sad to report CAC Life Member Tito Carreon has passed away. He is a 2007 honoree of the club. There is an official notice up on the CAC website. Our condolences go out to everyone who may be affected by this great loss. Read a great article by Greg Oliver […]

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Wrestling legend Ox Baker passes away

Jerry “The King” Lawler posted today that legendary wrestler Ox Baker has passed away. Ox Baker, real name Douglas Baker, was 80 years old. Rest in peace our friend. Just got the sad news that my friend and wrestling great, Ox Baker passed away a couple of hours ago. RIP OX pic.twitter.com/uRbe8R1rbI — Jerry Lawler […]

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