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NXT’s Keith Lee Gets Emotional After Old School Wrestling Veteran’s Death, AEW Comments

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (July 1, 1999) – WCW Thunder

On this day in 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Thunder’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW The Bash at the Beach 1999’ PPV.

The card of the show can be found here:

1. Perry Saturn vs. DDP

2. BA & Swoll vs. Disorderly Conduct

3. Eddie Guerreoro vs. La Parka

4. The West Texas Rednecks vs. Damien, El Dandy, Silver King & Villano V

5. WCW Cruiserweight Title: Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Blitzkrieg

6. WCW TV Title: Rick Steiner vs. Buff Bagwell

• NXT’s Keith Lee Gets Emotional After Old School Wrestling Veteran’s Death, AEW Comments

Old School Wrestling Veteran “Killer” Tim Brooks passed away at the age of 72, after a long battle with cancer.

Brooks wrestled for almost 20 years and also trained current NXT North American Champion Keith Lee.

Lee got emotional after this news broke and below is what he tweeted:

“Acutely aware of the pain today brings.

He was my birth, my knowledge, my preparation. Home when I was homeless.

Had I not seen him when I did…I never would again. Thank you Killer Tim Brooks for training me. I love you.

#RIPKillerBrooks This next one is dedicated to you.”

AEW tweeted the following about it:

† REST IN PEACE “Killer” Tim Brooks

(December 4, 1947 – June 30, 2020)

        
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