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Ric Flair, Edge & More React To The Passing Of Bobby Eaton

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• Ric Flair, Edge & More React To The Passing Of Bobby Eaton

We reported earlier that Old School WCW/NWA Legend ‘Beautiful’ Bobby Eaton passed away last night at the age of 62.

Most of you Old Schoolers will remember him from his Tag Team days as one half of the legendary Midnight Express, managed by Jim Cornette.

It’s about time that WWE inducts them into their Hall of Fame, which they treat as an overall pro-wrestling Hall of Fame and is not just exclusively for former WWF/WWE Superstars.

The professional wrestling world is currently reacting to the passing of one of the most underrated workers of all time.

You can check out tweets from wrestling stars below:

• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (August 5, 1994) – SMW Night Of Legends

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on August 5, 1994, Jim Cornette’s Smoky Mountain Wrestling hosted ‘SMW Night Of Legends’ at the City Coliseum in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Here are the results:

Chris Walker defeated Richard Slinger

Doug Furnas defeated Killer Kyle

Bob Orton Jr. & Dick Slater wrestled Ronnie Garvin & The Mongolian Stomper to a Double-DQ

SMW Tag Team Championship: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express defeated Brian Lee & Chris Candido (c)

Street Fight: The Thrillseekers defeated The Heavenly Bodies

SMW Heavyweight Championship: Dirty White Boy (c) defeated Terry Gordy by DQ

Coward Waves The Flag: Bob Armstrong, Road Warrior Hawk & Tracy Smothers defeated Bruiser Bedlam, Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk

        
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