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Former WWE Women’s Champion Was Set To Return Prior To The COVID-19 Pandemic

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• Old School WCW Veteran Would Have Celebrated His Birthday

Today would have been the 50th birthday of Old School WCW Veteran Doc Dean (Real name: Ian Dean).

Doc Dean used to be a famous wrestler in England (UK, Europe) during the 80s & 90s, often teaming up with British wrestling legend Robbie Brookside, who is now a coach at the WWE Performance Center.

In 1997, after a successful NJPW tour, Doc Dean was signed to a contract by Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling promotion, but despite having high hopes, he ended up being used only as a ‘Jobber To The Stars’ for his entire WCW run.

In 1998, he left the company and retired from Wrestling all together.

Ian passed away in Florida, where he lived ever since he came over to the United States.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY & † REST IN PEACE DOC DEAN

July 3, 1970 – August 13, 2018

• Former WWE Women’s Champion Was Set To Return Prior To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Former WWE Women’s Champion Mickie James has been out of action over the past year due to a torn ACL.

While speaking to Chris Van Vliet, Mickie revealed that she was medically cleared to wrestle a couple of months ago, after which she was set to return to WWE. However, she decided to stay at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below is what she said:

“The doc had already cleared me, so I was literally just getting that last two weeks to get cleared to come back to in-ring action and everything got shut down. So, I went home and I just haven’t been back since.

There’s no need to take that risk of going there if I’m not doing anything. I would rather bide my time and wait for the perfect opportunity.”

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