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Jimmy Del Ray passes away

Wrestling legend David Ferrier, better known as Jimmy Del Ray in WWE and Jimmy Graffiti in WCW, passed away last night due to what is believed to be a heart attack. He was only 52. Del Ray appeared in WWE with Jim Cornette and Tom Prichard as The Heavenly Bodies and lost to The Steiner […]

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Classic photo of CAC honoree Al Baffert

Here is a great vintage photo of CAC honoree Al Baffert and famous actor Charlie Chaplin. It is from Dave Cameron’s personal collection. Al Baffert’s career, in both wrestling and stunts, began in the 1920s. 6’2″ and weighing 210 pounds, European-born stunt performer Al Baffert was highly noticeable in action melodramas from his debut in […]

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CLASSIC ARTICLE: “The Butcher” Paul Vachon shares memories from the road

This article appeared in a 2013 edition of the Ear, CAC’s official newsletter.  We hope you enjoy this look back at a great column written by a true friend of the Cauliflower Alley Club, Paul “The Butcher” Vachon.  I included some old YouTube videos of “The Butcher” just for fun. NOTE: Click on the images […]

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Recap of the “Mad Dog” Vachon tribute on In Your Head Wrestling Radio

Recap of  the Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon tribute on In Your Head Wrestling Radio, dated November 27, 2013 by Vic Schiavone Hosts Jack E. Jones and One Inch Biceps paid tribute to the late Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon, who passed away on November 21, 2013. Several associates of the Mad Dog shared their memories of […]

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The late Paul Bearer to be honored on December 8, 2013!

The late Paul Bearer will be honored on December 8th as Championship Wrestling from Hollywood will present the Percival Pringle III Memorial Cup. It takes place on December 8th at 3pm from the Oceanview Pavilion in Port Hueneme, California. Admission is free!

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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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Dory Funk, Jr. comments on the passing of Don “The Lawman” Slatton

With the passing of Don “The Lawman” Slatton we lost one of the most entertaining characters in the wrestling business. Don a talented “Hard-Core” wrestler with box office appeal was the promoter of Abilene, Texas and the surrounding area (Sweenwater, Brownwood, San Angelo). Don booked talent out of the Amarillo Wrestling Office. The Lawman was also […]

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Remembering Bruiser Brody

Frank “Bruiser Brody” Goodish (June 18, 1946 – July 17, 1988) was an American professional wrestler who earned his greatest fame under the names King Kong Brody and Bruiser Brody. Goodish was an All-State football and basketball player at Warren High School, Michigan, and played football at West Texas A&M University (then known as West […]

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Former WCW wrestler Al Green has passed away at the age of 58

According to Pwinsider.com, former WCW wrestler Al Green passed away this morning at the age of 58. He had been reportedly battling health issues for a while. Green was originally trained by Steve Keirn, and worked as one half of the Master Blasters tag team with Kevin Nash. He also worked with Road Warrior Animal’s […]

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Mid-South wrestling legend Buck Robley passes away

Source: Gerweck.net Pro wrestler and booker Buck Robley died on May 27, 2013 from congestive heart failure. He had been battling cancer.  He got his start in pro wrestling in 1968 and also became a key figure behind the scenes.  Robley was a booker in the Mid South promotion. “I created a lot of people that you see out […]

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