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Edge Reveals How Tracy Smothers Helped Him

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• Edge Reveals How Tracy Smothers Helped Him

As we noted earlier, former WWF/ WCW/ ECW wrestler Tracy Smothers passed away at the age of 58 after battling cancer for a long time. He had announced in November 2019 that he was battling Lymphoma.

WWE Hall of Famer Edge took to Twitter to reveal how Smothers helped him early on in his career.

Here’s what Edge wrote:

“Tracy Smothers took two young kids from Canada trying to “tour” the southern United States, with $1.50 a day to spend on food, saw a dilemma we put ourselves in to try and get experience, and took us under his wing. He knew we wanted it. Because of that, and his huge heart he drove us to make the next town so we could eat our next meal.

He found floors, couches or other talent who had spare space in their hotel rooms for us to sleep. On those drives he dispensed his knowledge. Always with a laugh and a twinkle in his eye. And we soaked it up.

He was a great man. He truly knew what paying it forward meant. I will miss him.”

• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (October 28, 1989) – WWF MSG House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on October 28, 1989, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

The results can be found here:

The Brooklyn Brawler defeated Jose Luis Rivera

Bret Hart wrestled Dino Bravo to a draw

Al Perez defeated Conquistador Uno

Tito Santana defeated Boris Zhukov

Bushwhacker Butch & Bushwhacker Luke defeated The Barbarian & The Warlord by DQ

Hercules defeated Akeem via count-out

Mr. Perfect defeated Jimmy Snuka

Randy Savage defeated Jim Duggan

WWF Intercontinental Title: The Ultimate Warrior (c) defeated Andre The Giant

        
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