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Cause Of “Mean” Gene Okerlund’s Death Revealed

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (January 03, 1993) – WWF Wrestling Challenge

On this day in 1993, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.

It was broadcasted from the Dane County Coliseum in Madison, Wisconsin and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1993’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– Shawn Michaels vs. Jim Brunzell

– Tatanka vs. George Petrovsky

– Bob Backlund vs. Dale Wolfe

– Kamala/Harvey Whippleman/Slick Interview

– Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Buck Zumhofe

– Royal Rumble Report

– Steiner Brothers (WWF Debut) vs. WT Jones & Red Tyler

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• Cause Of “Mean” Gene Okerlund’s Death Revealed

As we all know by now, WWE Hall Of Famer “Mean” Gene Okerlund passed away yesterday at the age of 76.

Todd Okerlund, Gene Okerlund’s son, informed the Associated Press that his father passed away at a hospital near their home in Sarasota, Florida with his wife Jeanne by his side.

Todd revealed that Gene Okerlund underwent 3 kidney transplants and also fell a few weeks ago. Things went from bad to worse after that fall.

According to The Minnesota Star Tribune, Gene had a lot of different issues as well which played a role in his death. In the end, he passed away due to natural causes.

Gene Okerlund last appeared on WWE programming in January 2018 on the historic RAW 25 episode, where he interviewed then WWE Champion AJ Styles.

Also Read: Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin, Ric Flair & More React To “Mean” Gene Okerlund Passing Away

        
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