• Former WWWF Tag Team Champion Passes Away
We are saddened to report that former WWWF Superstar Dean Ho (Dean Higuchi) has passed away at the age of 80.
Former WWE referee Kevin Jefferies revealed that Dean Ho passed away on February 20 due to CTE (which was a result of his Football career).
Here’s what Kevin posted:
“Some sad news to share to all my Wrestling Family, a tough week it has been for me my friend and a amazing mentor to many.
Dean Ho (Higuchi) passed away on Feb 20 here in Kelowna BC.
Born: 1938 · Honolulu, HI
Dean died from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) from his days playing football.
Dean was well loved by so many, thank you for being there for me sir. To Dean’s wife Rose and Family.🙏❤️ God Bless.”
Dean Ho was a former WWWF Tag Team Champion along with Tony Garea. He started his wrestling career in 1962 and retired in 1983.
RIP Dean Ho
(December 30, 1940 – February 20, 2021)
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (February 28, 1994) – WWF Monday Night RAW
On this day in 1994, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Monday Night RAW’.
It was broadcasted from the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania X’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. Randy Savage vs. Yokozuna
2. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Mike Khoury
3. Earthquake vs. The Black Phantom
4. Kwang vs. John Chrystal
5. Men on a Mission vs. The Brooklyn Brawler & Steve Smyth