RIP Lance Russell

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by DixieDestroyer, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. DixieDestroyer

    DixieDestroyer Hall of Famer

    Jan 19, 2007
    A true icon of professional wrestling past away last week. Legendary “Memphis Wrasslin” announcer Lance Russell passed away at age 91. Russell (& friend Jerry Lawler) were the “faces” of Memphis “wrasslin” for 40+ years. I consider Russell the second best pro wrestling announcer of all time (only after Gordon Solie & before Jim “JR” Ross). Sadly, Russell passed a few days after his daughter (Valerie) lost her battle with cancer. :(

    Last edited: Oct 11, 2017
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