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1891 1915 1917
No imageSorakichi Matsuda
Sorakichi Matsuda
Died: August 16, 1891
Illness, age —
No imageYoussouf Mahmout
Hergeleci Ibrahim
Died: 1915
—, age 66
No imageFrank Gotch
Frank Gotch
Died: December 16, 1917
Uremic poisoning, age 40
1924 1929 1930
No imageJack Carkeek
John Carkeek
Died: March 12, 1924
—, age 63
No imageThe Terrible Turk
Hassan Nuhammed
Died: January 28, 1929
Auto accident, age —
No imageShad Link
Frank Link
Died: May 15, 1930
Tuberculosis, age —
1931 1932
No imageWayne Munn
Wayne Munn
Died: early 1931
Kidney problems
No imageStanley Stasiak
Stanley Stasiak
Died: September 13, 1931
**Blood poisoning, age 36
No imageDimitri Demetroff
Dimitri Demetroff
Died: May 9, 1932
Blood poisoning, age 37
1933
No imageCharlie Manoli
Charlie Manoli
Died: June 29, 1933
**Blood poisoning
No imageGeorge Kotsonaros
George Kotsonaros
Died: July 13, 1933
Car wreck, age 45
No imageFred Beell
Fred Beell
Died: Summer, 1933
Shot during robbery
1934 1935
No imageJoe Shimkus
Joe Shimkus
Died: May 31, 1934
**Brain concussion
No imageThe Red Devil
Jack Lewis
Died: February 25, 1934
**Heart attack
No imageTex Wright
Tex Wright
Died: March 11, 1935
**Chronic Myocarditis
1936
No imageJim Browning
James Orval Browning
Died: June 19, 1936
Pulmonary embolism
No imageMike Romano
Mike Romano
Died: June, 1936
**Athlete's heart, age 36
 
1937
No imageFarmer Burns
Martin Burns
Died: February 9, 1937
Not known, age 75
No imageEddie Baker
Eddie Baker
Died: May 14, 1937
**Heart failure, age 36
No imageJack Curley
Jacques Armand Schuel
Died: July 12, 1937
1938
No imageFrank Speer
Frank Speer
Died: June 10, 1938
Bronchial pneumonia, age 32
No imagePhil Taggart
Phil Taggart
Died: April 21, 1938
**—, age 48
No imageTokugoro Ito
Tokugoro Ito
Died: January 22, 1938
Cerebral hemorrhage, age 58
1939
No imageIben Seleem
Charles Harvey
Died: February 17, 1939
Car accident, age 27
No imageLeo Pardello
Leo Pardello
Died: August 16, 1939
Natural causes, age 72
 
1940
No imageJohn Stevens
John Stevens
Died: March 1, 1940
Heart attack, age 50
No imageAulus Britt
Aulus A. Britt
Died: May 9, 1940
Unknown, age 63
No imageIrish Jack Donovan
Jack Donovan
Died: Summer, 1940
Car wreck
1941
No imageBilly Edwards
William Edwards
Died: January 21, 1941
Auto accident, age 41
No imageDutch Mantell
Dutch Mantell
Died January 31, 1941
—, age 59
No imageMitsuyo Maeda
Count Koma
Died: November 28, 1941
—, age 63
1942
1943
1944
No imageGus Sonnenberg
Gus Sonnenberg
Died: September 12, 1944
Tuberculosis
No imageBobby Managoff (Sr.)
Robert Managoff
Died September 14, 1944
Heart attack, age 62
 
1945
1946
1947
No imageJerry Monahan
Jerry Monahan
Died: January 11, 1947
—, age 45
   
1948
No imageAli Adali
Laurence LaBelle
Died: December 18, 1948
Auto accident, age 40
No imageJoe Lynam
Joe Lynam
Died: September 25, 1948
Airplane crash, age 31
 
1949
No imageRay Steele
Pete Sauer
Died: September 11, 1949
Heart attack, age 50
   
1950
No imageDanno O'Mahoney
Danno O'Mahoney
Died: November 4, 1950
Auto accident, age 37
   
1951
1952
  No imageDon Sugai
Don Sugai
Died: October 14, 1952
Auto accident, age 39
 
1953
No imagePuther Khan
Puther Khan
Died: May 7, 1953
Executed by hanging
  No imageMan Mountain Dean
Frank S. Leavitt
Died: May 29, 1953
Heart attack, age 63
1954
No imageThe French Angel
Maurice Tillet
Died: September 3, 1954
Heart failure, age 51
No imageKarl Pojello
Karl Pojello
Died: September 3, 1954
Heart failure
No imageHenry Irslinger
Henry Irslinger
Died October 1, 1954
Cancer, age 66
No imageGus Johnstone
Gus Johnstone
Died: December 8, 1954
Cerebral hemorrhage, age 50
  No imageBobby Becker
John Emmerling
Died: 1954
Leukemia
1955
No imageDennis Clary
Vincent Lizdenis
Died: January 30, 1955
Brain tumor, age 31
No imageNick Lutze
Nick Lutze
Died: December 23, 1955
Heart attack, age 54
No imageAlbion "Alvin" Britt
Albion Britt
Died: December 24, 1955
Automobile accident, age 571
1956
  No imageJack Taylor
Jack Taylor
Died: May 19, 1956
Natural causes, early 70s
 
1957
No imageTom Jenkins
Tom Jenkins
Died June 19, 1957
Surgical shock, age 59
No imageBabe Zaharias
 
Died: August 9, 1957
**Natural causes, age 42
No imageMars Bennett

Died September 1957
Automobile accident
1958 1959 1960
No image"Carnation" Lou Daro
Lou Daro
Died: July 11, 1958
Natural causes, age 71
No imageLord Lansdowne
Wilbur Finran
Died: November 28, 1959
Natural causes, age 54
No imageTor Yamato
Toyoki Uyeda
Died: December 11, 1960
—, age —-
1961
No imageStanley Mayeshiro
Oyama Kato
Died: January 9, 1961
Heart attack after wrestling
  No imageChick Garibaldi
Chick Curcuru
December 18, 1961
**Heart attack, age 46
1962
  No imageJohnny Demchuk
Johnny Demchuk
Died: June 23, 1962
**Heart failure, age 49
 
1963
No imageRikidozan
Mitsuhiro Momota
Died: December 15, 1963
Stab wounds
  No imageGorgeous George
George Wagner
Died: December 26, 1963
Heart attack, age 48
1964
No imageLouis Papineau
Louis Papineau
Died: March 7, 1964
**Heart failure, age 36
No imageLarry Chene
Arthur Lawrence Beauchene
Died: October 1, 1964
Auto accident
No imageKarol Kalmikoff
Karl Piwoworczyk
Died: December 9, 1964
Heart attack, age —
  No imageTex Riley
Tex Riley
Died: 1964
Heart attack after wrestling, age 50
 
1965
No imageYukon Eric
Eric Holmbeck
Died: January 16, 1965
Suicide
No imageBomber Kulkovich
Henry Kulky
Died: February 12, 1965
Heart attack, age 53
No imageFarmer Boy Townsend
Frank Townsend
Died: May 15, 1965
Boating accident, age 32
  No imageTom Mahoney
William S. Young
Died: October 17, 1965
Lung cancer, age 57
 
1966
No imageMartin Hutzler
Martin Hutzler
Died: January 11, 1966
Terminal illness
No imageDon Eagle
Carl Donald Bell
Died: March 17, 1966
Self-inflicted gunshot wound, age 41
No imageEd "Strangler" Lewis
Robert H. Friedrich
Died: August 7, 1966
Natural causes, age 76
  No imageMorris Siegel
Morris Siegel
Died: December 26, 1966
Lengthy illness
 
1967
No imageDoc Sarpolis
Karl Sarpolis
Died: May 28, 1967
Heart attack, age 71
No imageStanislaus Zbyszko
Stan Cyganiewicz
Died: September 23, 1967
—, age 88
No imageNat Pendleton
Nathaniel Greene Pendleton
Died: October 12, 1967
Heart attack, age 72
  No image"Catalina" George Drake
Roland Hogg
Died: December 29, 1967
Suicide, age 39
 
1968
No imageGeorge Hackenschmidt
George Karl Julias Hackenschmidt
Died: February 19, 1968
Natural causes, age 90
No imageWladek Zbyszko
Wladek Cyganiewicz
Died: June 10, 1968
—, age —
No imageThe Oklahoma Kid
Elmer Gearlds
Died: August 11 , 1968
Heart attack, age 29
  No imageBig Ike Eakins
Ike Eakins
Died: October 20, 1968
Heart attack after wrestling
 
1969
No imageGentleman Jim Hady
James Hady
Died: January 12, 1969
**—, age 38
No imageFrank Scarpa
Frank Scarpa
Died: January 25, 1969
—, age 53
No imageIron Mike DiBiase
Mike DiBiase
Died: July 2, 1969
**Heart attack, age 45
1970
No imageBuddy Knox
Herbert Glen Knotts
Died: January 3, 1970
Leukemia, age 54
No imageSkull Murphy
John Murphy
Died: March 23, 1970
Heart attack, age 39
No imageDr. Sam Sheppard
Samuel Holmes Sheppard, D.O.
Died: April 6, 1970
Liver disease, age 46
  No imageJerry London
Jerry Linden
Died: August 20, 1970
Suicide, age 41
 
1971
No imageTor Johnson
Tor Johansson
Died: May 12, 1971
Heart ailment, age 55
No imageAlberto Torres
Alberto Torres
Died: June 13, 1971
**Internal injuries, age 31
No imageHans Steinke
Hans Steinke
Died: June 24, 1971
Lung cancer, age 78
No imageHercules Cortez
Alfonso Carlos Chicharro
Died: July 24, 1971, age 39
Auto accident
  No imageRudy Dusek
Rudy Hason
Died: October 27, 1971
Heart attack, age 70
1972
No imageLuis Hernandez
Lee Garcia
Died: February 1, 1972
Heart attack
No imageEverett Marshall
Everette Marshall
Died: February 10, 1973
Surgery complications, age 67
No imageLuther Lindsay
Luther Jacob Goodall
Died: February 21, 1972
**Heart failure, age 48
No imageRay Gunkel
Ray Gunkel
Died: August 1, 1972
Heart attack, age 48
No imageDoug Scoggins
Douglas Scoggins
Died: August 14, 1972
Auto accident
No imageWhitey Caldwell
J.C. Caldwell
Died: October 7, 1972
Auto accident
1973
No imageAlex Medina
 
Died: April 10, 1973
Illness, age 36
No imageDory Funk, Sr.
Wilhelm Funk Sr.
Died: June 5, 1973
Heart attack, age 54
No imageJoe Gardenfeld
Joseph Gardenfeld
Died: June 27, 1973
—, age —
No imageBaron von Huizenger
Donald G. Huizenga
Died: September 29, 1973
Heart attack, age 33
  No imageThe Great Togo
George Okamura
Died: December, 1973
—, age 61
1974
No imageMagnificent Maurice
Gene Dubuque
Died: March 13, 1974
Airplane crash
  No imageJack Pfefer
Jack Pfefer
Died: September 13, 1974
—, age 79
1975
No imageBobby Shane
Robert Schoenberger
Died: February 20, 1975
Airplane crash, age 29
No imageJules Strongbow
Jules Strongbow
Died: May 15, 1975
Cancer
No imageJim Londos
Christos Theophilou
Died: August 24, 1975
Heart attack
  No imageRon Dupree
Russell Grobes
Died: October 17, 1975
Heart attack
 
1976
No imageSteve Clements
Steve Beresford
Died: April 21, 1976
Auto accident
No imageAngelo Martinelli
Stanley Wiggins
Died: July 6, 1976
Heart attack, age 59
No imageFrank Hester
Frank Hester
Died: July 26, 1976
Auto accident, age 37
No imageSam Bass
Fred W. Bass
Died: July 26, 1976
Auto accident, age 41
No imagePepe Lopez
Reuben Rodriguez
Died: July 27, 1976
Auto accident, age 39
No imageJerry "Duke" Miller
Jerry Miller
Died: November 1976
Auto accident
1977
No imageBibber McCoy
Robert H. McCoy
Died: March 6, 1977
Illness, age 70
No imageArgentina Rocca
Antonino Biasetton
Died: March 15, 1977
—, age 49
No imageKiller Karl Davis
Karl Davis
Died: July 4, 1977
—, age —
  No imageBulldog Lee Henning
Lee Henning
Died: October 11, 1977
Terminal illness
 
1978
No imageJohn Pesek
John Pesek
Died: March 12, 1978
Heart attack, age 85
No imageMichele Martel
Michele Martel
Died: June 30, 1978
**Detached artery
No imageBill Tupper
Lloyd William Tupper
Died: July, 1978
Industrial accident, age 49
No imageMoondog Mayne
Ronald Mayne
Died: August 13, 1978
Auto accident
  No imageEric the Red
Eric Hansen
Died: November 9, 1978
Hit by car, age 34
1979
No imageLou Whitson
Lucian Whitson
Died: June 10, 1979
—, age 53
No imageChris Taylor
Chris Taylor
Died: June 30, 1979
Prolonged illness
No imageBilly McGuire
Bill Leon McCrary
Died: July 14, 1979
Heart failure
No image"Two-Ton" Tony Galento
Tony Galento
Died: July 22, 1979
Heart attack
No imageIrish Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy
Died: July 22, 1979
Gunshot wound
No imageBull Martin
Murray Grondin
Died: July 30, 1979
Heart attack
No imageChief War Eagle
John Bell
Died: August 27, 1979
Heart attack
No imageLou Klein
Louis J. Klein
Died: October 11, 1979
Heart attack, age 63
No image"Dirty" Dick Raines
Charles Raines
Died: October 18, 1979
Lengthy illness, age 68
1980
  No imageGentleman Tony
Arnold Ross
Died: April 29, 1980
Blood clot, age 63
 
1981
No imageKiller Buddy Austin
Francis Gabor
Died: August 12, 1981
Heart attack
  No imagePedro Godoy
Pedro Hernan Godoy
Died: November 11, 1981
Cancer, age 61
1982
Jim BloodJim Blood
 
Died January 9, 1982
 
No imageBaron Gattoni
Jose Richardo Gattoni
Died: April 29, 1982
—, age 63
No imagePeter Maivia
Leifi Pita Maivia Fanene
Died June 13, 1982
Cancer, age 47
No imageShag Thomas
James Thomas
Died: July 25, 1982
Heart attack
No imageTosh Togo
Harold Sakata
Died; July 29, 1982
Liver cancer, age 62
No imageDick Lane
Richard Lane
Died: September 5, 1982
Terminal illness
No imageHarry Thornton
Harry Thornton
Died: November 15, 1982
Carciac arrest following surgery, age 64
No imageWild Bill Longson
Bill Longson
Died: December 10, 1982
Lengthy illness
No imageGeorge Gadaski
George Kosti
Died: December 13, 1982
Terminal illness, age 52
No imageThor Hagen
Orion Clemence Heskin
Died: December 14, 1982
Liver cancer, age 57
No imageConchita Pons

Died: December 24, 1982
 
1983
No imageBobby Bruns
Bobby Bruns
Died: January 23, 1983
—, age 68
No imageJimmy Hines
James Elmore Hines
Died: May 20, 1983
Car accident, age 56
No imageWhitey Whittler
Eldon Larue Whittler
June 17, 1983
Cancer, age 69
No imageTony Morelli
Lorigo Theodore Morelli
Died: August 23, 1983
Heart attack, age 76
No imageBearcat Wright
Edward Wright
Died: August 28, 1983
Sickle cell anemia, age 50
No image The Grand Wizard
Ernie Roth
Died: October 12, 1983
Heart attack, age 54
No imageArt Nelson
Art Nelson
Died: October 28, 1983
—, age 56
No imageJoe Pazandak
Joseph E. Pazandak
Died: December 10, 1983
Stroke, age 69
No imageOki Shikina
Oki Shikina
Died: December 15, 1983
—, age 79
1984
No imageLord Athol Layton
Allan Layton
Died: January 18, 1984
Heart attack, age 63
No imageEl Santo
Rodolfo Huerta, Jr.
Died: February 5, 1984
Heart attack, age 66
No imageDavid von Erich
David Adkisson
Died: February 10, 1984
Infection, age 25
No imageHelen Hild
Helen Hild
Died: March 4, 1984
Bronchitis, emphysema, age 57
No imageVince McMahon, Sr.
Vince McMahon, Sr.
Died: May 17, 1984
Cancer, age 69
No imageBrute Bernard
Jim Bernard
Died: July 14, 1984
Accidental gunshot wound
No imageVittorio "Argentina" Apollo
Vincente Denigris
Died: August 2, 1984
Heart attack, 46
No imageTony Santos
Anthony Sannizzaro
Died: October 27, 1984
Cerebral hemorrhage, age —
No imageChief Little Wolf
Ventura "Benny" Tenario
Died: November, 1984
Lengthy illness
  No imageGino Garibaldi
Gino Curcuru
Died: December 10, 1984
—, age —
 
1985
No imageEddie Graham
Eddie Gossett
Died: January 21, 1985
Suicide, age 55
No imageJoe Murnick
Joe Murnick
Died: June 17, 1985
Heart attack, age 68
No imageJay Youngblood
Steve Romero
Died: September 1, 1985
Heart attack
No imageLou Plummer
Francis "Frank" A. Plummer
Died: September 16, 1985
—, age —
No imageRick McGraw
Rick McGraw
Died: November 1, 1985
Heart attack
No imagePierre Lefebvre
Pierre Lefebvre
Died: December 20, 1985
Auto accident
  No imageTarzan Tyler
Laurent Tourville
Died: December 20, 1985
Auto accident
 
1986
No imageGino Hernandez
Charles Wolfe
Died: January 30, 1986
Cocaine overdose, age 29
No imageBubba Douglas
Andrew Douglas
Died: February 13, 1986
**Heart attack, age 42
No imageWarren Bockwinkle
Warren Bockwinkle
Died: March 25, 1986
Alzheimer's disease
  No imageEmil Dusek
Emil Hason
Died: July 9, 1986
—, age 81
 
1987
No imageSteve "Crusher" Casey
Steve Casey
Died: January 10, 1987
Cancer, age 78
No imageAnn Gunkel
Ann Gunkel
Died: February 16, 1987
Cancer
No imageMike von Erich
Mike Adkisson
Died: April 12, 1987
Drug overdose/suicide, age 23
No imageChief Suni War Cloud
Joseph Vance Chorre
Died June 14, 1987
Cardiac arrest, age 72
No imageLouie Miller
Louie Elchinoff
Died: August 8, 1987
Heart attack, age 83
No imageMalcolm "King Kong" Kirk
Malcolm Kirk
Died: August 23, 1987
Heart attack while wrestling
No imageScott "Hog" Irwin
Scott Irwin
Died: September 5, 1987
Brain aneurism, age 35
No imageBrother Jonathan
Jonathan Delaun Heaton
Died: September 21, 1987
Heart problems, age 83
No imageKazaharu Sonada
Kazaharu Sonada
Died: November 29, 1987
Airplane crash
  No imageBetty Jo Hawkins
Betty Jo Floyd
Died: December 4, 1987
Heart failure, severe arthritis, age 57
 
1988
No imageGentleman Saul Weingeroff
Saul Weingeroff
Died: March 14, 1988
Heart failure
No imagePaul Jones (promoter)
Paul Jones
Died: April 17, 1988
—, age —
No imageFred Atkins
Fred Atkinson
Died: May 13, 1988
Natural causes, age 77
No imageThe Spoiler
Vince Bagala
Died: June 20, 1988
Age 56
No imageCanadian Wildman
David McKigney
Died: July 4, 1988
Auto accident
No imagePat Kelly
Victor Arko
Died: July 4, 1988
Auto accident
No imageAdrian Adonis
Keith Franke
Died: July 4, 1988
Auto accident, age 34
No imageBruiser Brody
Frank Goodish
Died: July 17, 1988
Murdered, age 42
No imageJohn "J.R." Foley
John Foley
Died: July 24, 1988
Lung cancer
No imageGorilla Poggi
Ermete Poggi
Died: August 30, 1988
Lung cancer, age 86
No image"Bad Bad" Leroy Brown
Leroy Rochester
Died: September 6, 1988
Heart attack, age 38
No imageLeroy McGuirk
Leroy McGuirk
Died: September 9, 1988
—, age —
No imageBlue Thunder Tornado
David Wayne Daniels
Died: September 21, 1988
Forklift accident, age 18
No imageTiny Tom Thumb
Garry Hugh Culbreth
Died October 16, 1988
Auto accident, age 26
No imageLarry Moquin
Larry Moquin
Died: December 12, 1988
Cancer
1989
No imageChief Lone Eagle
Raymond E. Nieto
Died: January 2, 1989
—, age 81
No imageMario Galento
Butch Boyette
Died: January 6, 1989
Liver disease, age 74
No imageMilo Steinborn
Milo Steinborn
Died: February 9, 1989
Natural causes, age 95
No imageMildred Burke
Mildred Bliss
Died: February 18, 1989
Stroke, age 73
No imagePaul Boesch
Paul Boesch
Died: March 7, 1989
Heart attack
No imageHappy Humphrey
William J. Cobb
Died: March 14, 1989
Heart attack
No imageTiger Joe Marsh
Joe Marusich
Died: May 9, 1989
Heart failure, age 78
No imageDirty Dot
Edna Fuesling
Died: November 19, 1989
Heart failure, age 75
No imageHaystack Calhoun
Bill Calhoun
Died: December 7, 1989
Diabetes complications, age 56
  No imageIrish Paddy Ryan
Earl "Buddy" Freeman
Died: December, 1989
Massive heart attack, age 56
 
1990
No imageBronko Nagurski
Bronislau Nagurski
Died: January 7, 1990
Natural causes, age 81
No imageWhipper Billy Watson
William Potts
Died: February 4, 1990
Heart attack, age 74
No imageJack Pesek
Jack Pesek
Died: July 2, 1990
Heart attack, age 64
No imagePat O'Connor
Pat O'Connor
Died: August 16, 1990
Liver cancer, age 65
No imageFrank Schroll
Frank Schroll
Died: 1990
Natural causes, age 92
 
1991
No imageNick Tom Gulas
Nick Gulas
Died: January 21, 1991
Heart failure, age 76
No imageDanny Little Bear
Danny Little Bear
Died: May 12, 1991
Liver cancer, age 65
No imageFrank Schroll
Frank Schroll
Died: May 15, 1991
Natural causes, age 91
No imageJohn "Wolfman" Smith
Walter Robert Allen
Died: June 4, 1991
Cancer
No imageSkull Murphy Jr.
Mike Diamond
Died: June 6, 1991
Car accident, age 41
No imageDuke Keomuka
Martin Hisao Tanaka
Died: June 30, 1991
Heart failure, age 70
No imageChris von Erich
Chris Adkisson
Died: September 12, 1991
Suicide, age 21
No imageWally Dusek
Wally Dusek
Died: October 28, 1991
Blood clot
No imageGene Anderson
Eugene Avon Anderson
Died: October 31, 1991
Heart attack, age 58
No imageDick the Bruiser
Richard Afflis
Died: November 10, 1991
Internal bleeding, age 62
No imageRipper Collins
Roy Collins
Died: November 11, 1991
Colon cancer
No imageWilbur Snyder
Wilbur Snyder
Died: December 25, 1991
Lymphatic leukemia/heart failure, age 62
1992
  No imageTojo Yamamoto
Harold Wantanabe
Died: February 19, 1992
Suicide
 
No imageCount Antonio Verdi
Alfred DeBenedetti
Died: January 8, 1992
—, age 81
No image"Mad Dog" Buzz Sawyer
Bruce Woyan
Died: February 7, 1992
Drug overdose, age 32
No imageJimmy Lennon
James Lennon
Died: April 20, 1992
Heart failure, age 79
No imageFred Ward
Fred Ward
Died: May 7, 1992
Natural causes, age 76
No imageBull Montana
Frederick Pantano
Died: May 30, 1992
—, age —
No image"Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers
Herman "Dutch" Rhode
Died: June 26, 1992
Heart failure, age 71
No imageUncle Elmer aka The Giant Plowboy
Stan Frazier
Died: June 30, 1992
Kidney failure, age 61
No imageIrish Danny McShain
Danny McShain
Died: July 14, 1992
—, age —
No imageBaron Arena
George Arena
Died: July 16, 1992
Bone cancer
No imageVivian Vachon
Vivian Vachon
Died: August 24, 1992
Auto accident
No imageLeo "The Lion" Newman
Leo Newman
Died: August, 1992
—, age —
No imageJohnny Kace
John Kakacek
Died: September 9, 1992
—, age —
No imageProfessor Roy Shire
Roy Shire
Died: September 20, 1992
Heart attack, age 71
No imageRoy Heffernan
Laurence Roy Heffernan
Died: September 24, 1992
Heart attack, age 67
No imageJoe Dusek
Joe Hason
Died: October 31, 1992
—, age 81
No imageFreddie Miller
Fred Miller
Died: November 25, 1992
Heart attack, age 63
No imageChuck Adcox
Charles Adcox
Died December 18, 1992
Kidney failure, age 65
No imageKen Mayne
Ken Mayne
Died December 31, 1992
—, age 77
1993
No imageSam Menacker
Frank Menacker
Died: January 7, 1993
—, age 79
No imageAndre the Giant
Andre Rousimoff
Died: January 27, 1993
Heart attack, age 46
No imageKurt von Brauner
Willie Kurt Rutkowsky
Died: February 17, 1993
—, age 69
No imageKerry von Erich
Kerry Adkisson
Died: February 18, 1993
Suicide, age 33
No imageDino Bravo
Adolpho Bresciano
Died: March 11, 1993
Murdered, age 44
No imageWally Karbo
Wally Karbo
Died: March 25, 1993
Heart attack, age 77
No imageChief Big Heart
Richard G. Vest, Sr.
Died: April 22, 1993
Heart attack, age 66
No imageLittle Coco
Stanley Littlejohn
Died: May 16, 1993
Natural causes
No imageDave "D.J." Peterson
David Peterson
Died: May 25, 1993
Motorcycle accident, age 33
No imageBilly Hines
Billy Yow
Died: May 26, 1993
Heart attack, age 59
No imageDon Kent
Leo Joseph Smith, Jr.
Died: June 7, 1993
Leukemia, age 59
No imageRip Collins aka Scufflin' Hillbilly
Rip Collins
Died: June 18, 1993
—, age —
No imageHal Kanner
Harold Kanner
Died: August 11, 1993
Cancer, age 67
No imageKimon Kudo
Kaimon Kudo
Died: October 8, 1993
Illness, age 87
No imageRufus R. Jones
Carey Lloyd
Died: November 13, 1993
Heart attack, 60
No imageJ.C. Dykes
James Clayton Dykes
Died: November 20, 1993
Heart attack, age 67
No imageFrank Hickey
Frank Hickey
Died: December 8, 1993
Heart disease, age 78
No imageLarry Cameron
Larry Cameron
Died: December 13, 1993
Heart attack, age 41
No imageTony "Bull" Enos
Manuel Enos
Died: December 18, 1993
Illness, age 78
No imageElton Owen
Elton Owen
Died: December 31, 1993
—, age 78
No imageBobby Moran
Gerald McRay
Died: 1993
Murdered
1994
No imageRonnie Etchison
Ronnie Etchison
Died: March 4, 1994
Alzheimer's Disease, age 77
No imageEddie Creatchman
Edward Creatchman
Died: March 9, 1994
Heart attack, age 66
No imageRipper Leone
Antone Leone
Died: March 13, 1994
—, age —
No imageErnie Dusek
Ernie Hason
Died: April 11, 1994
—, age 85
No imageBarbara Galento
Barbara Reeves
Died: May 2, 1994
Pancreatic cancer, age 53
No imageDon Kirk
Donald Ouderkirk
Died: May 18, 1994
Kidney failure
No imageRay Candy
Raymond Canty
Died: May 23, 1994
Heart attack, age 43
No imageGeorge Cannon
George MacArthur
Died: July 1, 1994
Cancer, age 62
No imageJoey Marella
Joseph Marella
Died: July 4, 1994
Automobile accident, age 30
No imageScott Peterson
Scott Peterson
Died: July 25, 1994
Car accident, age 31
No imageDr. John Bonica
John Bonica
Died: August 15, 1994
Stroke, age 77
No imagePaul Anderson
Paul Anderson
Died: August 15, 1994
—, age 61
No imageChief Kit Fox
Kit Fox
Died: August, 1994
Died during heart bypass surgery
No imageThe Great Malenko
Larry Simon
Died: September 1, 1994
Leukemia, age 60
No imageFrankie Talaber
Frankie Talaber
Died: September 7, 1994
—, age 82
No imageKay Bell
Kay Bell
Died: October 27, 1994
—, age 80
No imageHardy Kruskamp
Hardy Kruskamp
Died: November 12, 1994
—, age 88
No imageArt Barr
Art Barr
Died: November 23, 1994
Heart failure, age 28
No imageGene Dundee aka Flash Monroe
Gene Sannizzaro
Died: November 27, 1994
Heart attack, age 52
No imageTiny Anderson
Russell Knorr
Died: 1994
Kidney failure, age 42
No imageWoody Strode
Woody Strode
Died: December 31, 1994
Lung cancer, age 80
1995
No imageJohn Regus
John Regus
Died: January 4, 1995
Respiratory failure, age 78
No imageCrusher Blackwell
Jerry Blackwell
Died: January 22, 1995
Pneumonia, age 45
No imageStan Macelak
Stanley E. Myslajek
Died: February 28, 1995
Heart attack, age 83
No imageEddie Gilbert
Tommy Edward Gilbert, Jr.
Died: February 18, 1995
Heart attack, age 33
No imageBig John Studd
John William Minton
Died: March 20, 1995
Liver cancer, age 47
No imageLittle Bruiser
Murray Downs
Died: April 29, 1995
Automobile accident, age 45
No imageIlio DiPaolo
Ilio DiPaolo
Died: May 10, 1995
Auto accident, age 68
No imageDon "Mr. America" Ross
Don Ross
Died: June 2, 1995
Heart attack, age 48
No imagePancho Villa
Bill Dahmer
Died: June 12, 1995
Heart failure
No imageMr. Chin
Ideguchi Hajime
Died: June 26, 1995
Kidney failure, age 62
No imageDick Dunn
Richard E. Demonbreun
Died: July 6, 1995
Natural causes
No imageChuck "Popeye" Richards
Charles Richards
Died: July 21, 1995
Cancer, age 65
No imageKiller Karl Krupp
George Momberg
Died: August 24, 1995
Natural causes, age 62
No imageThe Black Venus
Jean Kirkland
Died: September 29, 1995
Heart attack, age 47
No imageTreach Phillips
Henry Phillips
Died: September 30, 1995
Heart failure, age 66
No imageThe Alaskan
Jay York
Died: October 7, 1995
Liver disease, age 57
No imageFrank Dalton
Gene Stevens
Died: October 17, 1995
Heart attack, age 54
No imageVic Christy
Vic Christy
Died: October 25, 1995
—, age —
No imageLittle Beaver
Lionel Giroux
Died: December 4, 1995
Emphysema, age 61
No imageLucky Lou Eisenhart
Lou Eisenhart
Died: December 13, 1995
Diabetes, age 64
No imageBenji Ramirez
Benjamin Ramirez
Died: December 20, 1995
Airplane crash, age 63
  No imageRed McKim
Bill McKim
Died: early 1995
—, age 63
 
1996
No imageBuddy Fuller
Edward A. Welch
Died: January 15, 1996
Heart attack, age 71
No imageIvan the Terrible
A.J. Christenson
Died: February, 1996
—, age 97
No imageBette Clark
Sylvia June Lantagne
Died: April 9, 1996
Heart attack, age 53
No imageRay Stevens
Carl Ray Stevens
Died: May 3, 1996
Heart failure, age 60
No imageGeorge Temple
George Francis Temple, Jr.
Died: May 27, 1996
Heart disease, age 77
No imageIvan Kalmikoff
Edward Bruce
Died: June 9, 1996
Heart failure, age 78
No imageDick Murdoch
Hart Richard Murdoch
Died: June 15, 1996
Heart attack, age 49
No imageKen Farber
Ken Farber
Died: mid-1996
Natural causes, age 72
No imageRay Eckert
Floyd W. Eckert
Died: July 7, 1996
Heart attack, age 79
No imageCowboy Carlson
Orville Lee Carlson
Died: July 11, 1996
Illness, age 73
No imageThe Missouri Mauler
Larry "Rocky" Hamilton
Died: July 19, 1996
Heart attack, age 65
No imageNeil Superior
Neil Caricofe
Died: August 23, 1996
Heart attack, age 33
No imageTom Rice
Tom Rice
Died: August 24, 1996
Heart failure, age 82
No imageSapphire
Juanita Wright
Died: September 10, 1996
Heart attack, age 61
No imageJean Holland
Ellen Jean Baker Ross
Died: September 10, 1996
Lung cancer, age 72
  No imageTony Lawo
George A. Lawo
Died: October 22, 1996
Heart disease, age 83
 
1997
No imageBig City Mike
Rick Martello
Died: January 3, 1997
Heart failure, age 38
No imageBulldog Bob Brown
Robert Brown
Died: February 5, 1997
Heart attack, age 57
No imageDr. Jerry Graham
Jerry Graham
Died: January 24, 1997
Heart attack, age 68
No imageAndre Labrakis
Andre Labrakis
Died: early '97
—, age 56
No imageBig Bill MacMurray
Widdis A. MacMurray
Died: February 15, 1997
—, age 73
No imageFarmer Pete
Morris "Pete" Gebhart
Died: February 19, 1997
COPD, age 69
No imageGorilla Marconi
Frank Marconi
Died: March 1, 1997
—, age 79
No imageTony Baillargeon
Tony Baillargeon
Died: March 14, 1997
Cancer, age 68
No imageDr. Bill Miller
William Miller
Died: March 24, 1997
Heart attack, age 69
No imageJudo Joe
Dr. Joseph Cassius
Died: March 27, 1997
Cardio-respiratory arrest, age 69
No imageMitsu Arakawa
Mack Mitsukazu Arakawa
Died: April 17, 1997
Congestive heart failure, age 69
No imageEd Capral
Ed Capral
Died: April –, 1997
—, age —
No imageStan Stasiak
George Stipich
Died: June 19, 1997
Heart failure, age 60
No imageLarry O'Day
Larry Davies
Died: June 30, 1997
Liver cancer, age 53
No imagePlum Mariko
Mariko Umeda
Died: August 16, 1997
Brain aneurism, age 29
No imageJeep Swenson
Robert Alexander Swenson
Died: August 19, 1997
Heart attack, age 40
No imageDale Lewis
Dale Lewis
Died: August 30, 1997
Leukemia, age 62
No imageDanno O'Shocker
Jack Lloyd
Died: August 31, 1997
Pneumonia, age 73
No imageFritz von Erich
Jack Adkisson
Died: September 10, 1997
Cancer, age 68
No imageBulldog Brower
Richard Gland
Died: September 16, 1997
Heart attack, age 63
No imageJoe Tangaro
Joe Tangaro
Died: September 30, 1997
Lou Gehrigs Disease
No imageBrian Pillman
Brian Pillman
Died: October 5, 1997
Arteriosclerotic heart disease, age 35
No imageJesus Torres
Jesus Torres
Died: October 10, 1997
Liver cancer, age 58
No imageBig E Sleaze
Jeremy Sumpter
Died: October 26, 1997
Suicide, age 22
No imageDennis Mitchell
Dennis Mitchell
Died: October 29, 1997
Cancer, age 67
No imageLes Roberts
Les Roberts
Died: October, 1997
Automobile accident
No imageLuke Brown
Carl Dennis Campbell
Died: November 13, 1997
Heart failure, age 62
No imageStanley Blackburn
Stanley Blackburn
Died: November 20, 1997
age 80
No imageJohnny Gondek
John W. Gondek
Died: November 20, 1997
Natural causes, age 87
No imageBig Daddy
Shirley Crabtree
Died: December 2, 1997
Heart attack, age 67
  No imageRip Tyler
Wallace Dean Vaughn
Died: December 3, 1997
Liver cancer, age 57
 
1998
No imageBobo Brazil
Houston Harris
Died: January 20, 1998
Heart problems, age 74
No imageLouie Spiccoli
Louis Mucciolo
Died: February 15, 1998
Carisopridol overdose, age 27
No imageBuddy Lee
Buddy Lee
Died: February 13, 1998
Cancer, respiratory failure, age 65
No imagePedro Martinez
Pedro Martinez
Died: February –, 1998
Parkinson's Disease
No imageJohnnie James
Frank James
Died: March 4, 1998
Treatment of lung cancer, age 75
No imageChief Lone Wolf
Ernest Tenario
Died: April 2, 1998
Heart attack, age 83
No imageRoy McClarty
Roy McClarty
Died: April 27, 1998
Heart failure, age 79
No imageTimothy Geohagen
Dr. Charles Geohagen
Died: April 29, 1998
Cancer
No imageJunkyard Dog
Sylvester Ritter
Died: June 1, 1998
Auto accident, age 45
No imageThe Spoiler
Vince Bagala
Died: June 20, 1998
Congestive heart failure, age 56
No imageSteve King
Jose Rivera
Died: June 29, 1998
Leukemia, age 46
No imageGregory Jarque
Gregory Jarque
Died: July 1, 1998
Liver failure, age 75
No imageToyonobori
Michiharu Teino
Died: July 1, 1998
 
No imageWalter Palmer
Walter Palmer
Died: July 10, 1998
, age 86
No imageJune Byers
DeAlva Sibley
Died: July 20, 1998
Pneumonia, age 76
No imageFrank Noceti
Frank Noceti
July 30, 1998
Heart attack, age 70
No imageTerry Garvin

Died: August 17, 1998
Cancer, age
No imageShane Shamrock
Brian Hauser
Died: August 17, 1998
Shot by police, age 23
No imageDave Reynolds
David Reynolds
Died August 25, 1998
Alzheimers, age 85
No imageSteven Little Bear
Steve Kovacs
Died: September 29, 1998
No imageBilly Rolling Thunder
Dale Patrick
Died: October 4, 1998
Heart failure, age 74
No imageSky Low Low
Marcel Gauthier
Died: November 6, 1998
Heart attack, age 70
No imageChris Dundee
Chris Dundee
Died: November 17, 1998
—, age 91
No imageChristine Jarrett
Christine Jarrett
Died: November 19, 1998
Heart attack, age 75
No imageGiant Haystacks
Martin Ruane
Died: November 30, 1998
Stomach cancer, age 55
No image"Wildfire" Frank Rogan
Frank Rogan
Died: November –, 1998
 
No imageTex Porter
Franklin Porter
Died: December 6, 1998
Natural causes, age 91
No imageBrady Boone
Brady Boone
Died: December 15, 1998
Car accident, age 40
No imageDan Curtis
Dan Curtis
Died: December 29, 1998
Massive heart attack, age 37
No imageFrank Valois
Frank Valois
Died: December 31, 1998
Heart attack, age 77
No imageSam Muchnick
Jeshua Muchnick
Died: December 31, 1998
Internal bleeding, age 93
  No imageTank Patton
Douglas McMichen
Died: December 31, 1998
Fluid in lungs, age 52
1999
No imageKiller Joe Christie
Joseph Kayorie
Died: January 6, 1999
Heart attack, age 82
No imageDick Barkley
Richard Barkley
Died: January 28, 1999
Natural causes, age 69
No imageGiant Baba
Shohei Baba
Died: January 31, 1999
Bowel cancer, age 61
No imageChuck Malone
Cecil McDonald
Died: February 6, 1999
Diabetes, age —
No imageButch Levy
Leonard Levy
Died: February 9, 1999
, age 78
No imageRenegade
Richard C. Wilson
Died: February 23, 1999
Self-inflicted gunshot wound, age 33
No imageKurt von Hess
William Earl Terry
Died: March 13, 1999
Heart attack, ge 56
No imageHerb Welch
Herb A. Welch
Died: March 29, 1999
Natural causes, age 91
No imageEmiko Kado
Emiko Kado
Died: April 9, 1999
Brain injury**, age 23
No imageRick Rude
Richard Rood
Died: April 20, 1999
Heart attack, age 41
No imageJoe LeDuc
Michel Pigeon
Died: May 1, 1999
Diabetes, age 54
No imageBoyd Pierce
Boyd A. Pierce
Died: May 18, 1999
—, age 70
No imageOwen Hart
Owen Hart
Died: May 23, 1999
Accidental fall**, age 33
No imageWalter Johnson
Walter Johnson
Died: June 29, 1999
—, age 56
No imageDiablo Velasco
Cuauhtemoc Velasco
Died: June –, 1999
Illness, age 75
No imageChuck Krauser
Paul Novak
Died: July 14, 1999
Prostate cancer, age 76
No imageCavernario Galindo
Rodolfo Galindo Ramirez
Died: July 19, 1999
Lung cancer, age 75
No imageJackie Simpson
Jackie Simpson
Died: July 28, 1999
Heart attack, age —
No imageYuel Lovett
Alex Lovett
Died: July 31, 1999
Cardiac arrest, age 28
No imageLord Jonathan Boyd
Jonathon Barry Boyd
Died: August 7, 1999
Heart attack, age 56
No imageTherese Theis
Grace Therese Theis
Died: August 7, 1999
Cancer, age 68
No imageJackie Sato
Naoko Sato
Died: August 9, 1999
Stomach cancer, age 41
No imageAnn Laverne
Ann Pico
Died: August 19, 1999
—, age 76
No imageMark Curtis
Brian Hildebrand
Died: September 8, 1999
Stomach cancer, age 38
No imageGorilla Monsoon
Robert Morella
Died: October 6, 1999
Heart illness, age 62
No imageGeorge Becker
George Becker
Died: October 25, 1999
Alzheimer's, age —
No imageWolf Rubinsky
Wolfgang Ruvinskis
Died: November 9, 1999
Heart failure, age 78
No imageTony Rumble
Anthony Magliaro
Died: November 13, 1999
Heart attack, age 43
No imageHiro Matsuda
Yasuhiro Kojima
Died: November 27, 1999
Colon cancer, age 62
No imageJerry Monti
Gerry Monti
Died: December 3, 1999
Liver cancer, age 57
No imageChico Cortez
Basil Salazar
Died: December 28, 1999
Natural causes, age 77
No imageThe Mighty Atlas
Morris Shapiro
Died: Late 1999
—, age 85
No imageCaptain Hook
David "J.D." Kyle
Died: December 22, 1999
—, age 71
No imageMr. Ebony
Steven Caster
Died: December 19, 1999
Heart attack, age 46
  No imageJoe Scarpello
Joe Scarpello
Died: November –, 1999
Alzheimer's, age —
 
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