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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 — Jerry Lawler […]

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RIP – Dr. Ken Ramey

The Cauliflower Alley Club has learned that Dr. Ken Ramey has passed away.  Dr. Ramey, 83 years old, was stricken with throat cancer in 2005, and although the cancer had gone into remission for several years, it returned recently and proved to be too much for him to overcome. Working for Nick Gulas, Dr. Ken […]

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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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