The Cauliflower Alley Club is saddened to learn of the passing, in his sleep, of 'Judo' Gene LeBell at the age of 89.
LeBell, a longtime Life member of the club, was a huge influence on the worlds' of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts and a catch wrestling master that many, in all combat sports, looked up to.
The website tjrwrestling posted a nice article on the life and times of Judo Gene this morning, which you can read by clicking on the link below. There will be a lot more tributes to this legend as the news breaks in the hours, days and weeks ahead.
Our sincerest condolences to the family, friends and fans of one of the all time greats. Rest in peace Mr. LeBell.