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“Angelo Savoldi: Wrestler, Promoter, Agent, Gentleman” by Greg Oliver

Editor’s note: This column originally appeared on http://slam.canoe.ca and was written by Greg Oliver. Angelo Savoldi, who will be laid to rest Wednesday after 99 years of full life, was billed as the brother of the legendary “Jumping” Joe Savoldi, but it was his real brother who got him into professional wrestling. It’s a great story. […]

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Angelo Savoldi passes away at 99 years of age

ANGELO SAVOLDI PASSES AWAY AT 99 April 21, 1914 – September 20, 2013 Angelo Savoldi, an honored guest at a number of CAC reunions, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2013.  By all accounts the oldest living wrestler at 99 years of age, this grand old gentleman occupied a special place in the hearts of […]

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GLOW star Big Bad Mama passes away

Courtesy of Diva-Dirt.com: GLOW star Lynn Braxton, who wrestled as Big Bad Mama, had died of cancer at age 61. Braxton appeared on seasons three and four of GLOW, wrestling as an intimidating powerhouse with a painted face. She appeared in the GLOW documentary, which aired recently on LOGO. She also made an appearance on an episode […]

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Matt Osborne, the original Doink the Clown, passes away

Matt Osborne, better known as Matt Borne and the original Doink the Clown in the WWF, has passed away. Details on his passing are still developing. PWInsider.com can confirmed Osbourne was found dead yesterday by his girlfriend in Texas, where he had been staying of late.  Osbourne would have turned 57 next month. On behalf of the entire Cauliflower Alley Club […]

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The life and death of a Southern legend

He was arguably the biggest draw and the biggest star in his southern homeland, and now he is a part of history. “The Fabulous” Jackie Fargo,85, succumbed to long-standing heart disease on the morning of June 24, 2013, a week after being hospitalized in his longtime home, China Grove, North Carolina. Born Henry Faggart in […]

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RIP: Jackie Fargo

Pro wrestling legend Jackie Fargo died earlier today at age 85. One of the most revered figures in Memphis wrestling history, Jackie Fargo had been hospitalized in critical condition  in his home since June 15th. The CAC will have more posted shortly.

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