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The Rock Puts Over Vince Russo For His Work During The Attitude Era, Russo Responds

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 23, 2009) – Old School WCW Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2009, we lost Old School WCW Veteran Chase Tatum (Real name: William Tatum) at the age of 34 due to an accidental drug overdose.

The former pro-bodybuilder wrestled for Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling in 1998 and 1999, before he retired from the sport of professional wrestling due to severe back problems.

He passed away in 2008 from an accidental drug overdose.

† REST IN PEACE CHASE TATUM!

November 3, 1973 – March 23, 2008

• The Rock Puts Over Vince Russo For His Work During The Attitude Era, Russo Responds

Yesterday marked the 20 year anniversary of the “Beer Bath” segment from WWF RAW Is WAR on the road to WrestleMania XV.

During this segment, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin gave a beer bath to The Corporation. You can watch it below:

Old School WWF Legend The Rock, who was the WWF Champion during this segment, revealed on Twitter that Austin was dealing with a broken neck during this time, so they had to keep the physicality level down and save it for their WrestleMania XV main event. That’s why the WWF officials decided to book the “Beer Bath”.

A Twitter user then tweeted the following about WWF Attitude Era writer Vince Russo:

The Rock then responded to the above tweet and put over Russo:

Russo then thanked “The People’s Champ” for the kind words:

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