• Old School Wrestling Legend Undergoes Throat Surgery Due To Cancer
Old School Tag Team Legend Bobby Fulton of The Fantastics retired from professional wrestling in 2020 after battling throat cancer since 2019.
He took to Twitter yesterday to reveal that he is undergoing a throat surgery, which resulted in fellow Wrestling Legends Chris Jericho & Jim Cornette wishing him well.
Here’s what Fulton tweeted:
“Having surgery today on my throat! Please pray for wisdom for the surgeons and that all goes well! Thank you!”
Having surgery today on my throat! Please pray for wisdom for the surgeons and that all goes well! Thank you! pic.twitter.com/lPSIeufPMe
— Bobby Fulton (@TheBobbyFulton) November 15, 2021
WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross, who is dealing with skin cancer, tweeted:
“Fight, Bobby, Fight!”
Fulton then replied:
“Thanks Jim, had a successful surgery. Thanks for the support, we are praying for you!”
Also Read: Cancer Might Force Jim Ross To Retire
• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (November 16, 1996) – ECW November to Remember 1996
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 16, 1996, Extreme Championship Wrestling held ‘ECW November to Remember 1996’ at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The event featured the debut of the bWo (nWo parody) faction, as well 2 Cold Scorpio’s last ECW match, before going to the WWF as “Flash Funk”.
The results can be found here:
Big Stevie Cool defeated David Jericho (Kid Kash)
Axl Rotten defeated Hack Meyers
Buh Buh Ray Dudley defeated D-Von Dudley
#1 contenders: The Eliminators wrestled Sabu & Rob Van Dam to a time-limit-draw
Chris Candido defeated Mikey Whipwreck
3way – ECW World Tag Team Championship: The Gangstas (c) defeated The Eliminators and Sabu & Rob Van Dam
Loser leaves town: 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Devon Storm
Loser leaves town: 2 Cold Scorpio defeated J.T. Smith
Loser leaves town: 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Hack Meyers
Loser leaves town: Louie Spicolli defeated 2 Cold Scorpio
ECW World Heavyweight Championship: The Sandman (c) defeated Raven
Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer defeated Shane Douglas & Brian Lee