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ECW Veteran Passed Away 18 Years Ago Today At The Age Of 36

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• ECW Veteran Passed Away 18 Years Ago Today At The Age Of 36

On this day in 2003, we lost Old School ECW Veteran Pitbull #2 (Real name: Anthony Durante) at the young age of 36.

Pitbull #2 wrestled for ECW Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1994 till 1997, teaming with Pitbull #1 Gary Wolfe as ‘The Pitbulls’.

In 1998, they had a very brief stint in the World Wrestling Federation, where they put over The Headbangers on WWF Shotgun Saturday Night.

On September 25, 2003, Anthony Durante and his girlfriend died of a Fentanyl overdose, but the bodies were found days later, while their kids, an 8-month-old girl and a 21-month-old boy, were alone in the house with their dead bodies.


July 26, 1967 – September 25, 2003

• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (September 25, 1995) – WWF Monday Night RAW

On this day in 1995, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Monday Night RAW’.

It was broadcasted from the Grand Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 4: Great White North’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– Marty Jannetty vs. Skip

– In Your House Highlights

– The Smoking Gunns vs. Owen Hart & Yokozuna

– Gorilla Monsoon Interview

– The Undertaker vs. The British Bulldog

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