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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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RIP: Ray Evans

Longtime Dallas Wrestler Ray Evans, who spent many years wrestling at the Sportatorium for numerous promotions, passed away this morning at age 49 in Irving, Tx after a long battle with cancer. Funeral Services will be this Saturday at 1100 am in Hubbard, Tx. Ray had been advised a few months ago that he would […]

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RIP: NWA Referee Ron West

The CAC is sad to report that NWA Referee Ron West has passed away. We will have more information shortly. Please keep the West family and all his many friends in your thoughts at this time. Our condolences to Ron his family, the many friends and fans.

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RIP: Mary “Florence Fields” Hatfield

The CAC is sad to report that Mary “Florence Fields” Hatfield passed away Tuesday night at approx. 9PM after a courageous battle with cancer. Florence was married to the famous Fields brother, Don. She was a staple of the Gulf Coast Wrestlers Reunion where she meet everyone with open arms at all the reunions. She had […]

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THE LIFE OF PERCY, AND A FINAL AWARD

The wrestling world of the past 20-plus years knew him as Paul.  Those a decade  or so older knew him as Percy.  To old friends from around home in Mobile, Alabama, he was just Bill.  And now, one of the most readily recognizable figures in modern wrestling history has left the ring for the last […]

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