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WCW Veteran Says He Died 5 Times During Recent Liver Transplant


• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (December 15, 2001) – WWF Jakked / WWF Metal

On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly syndicated TV show ‘WWF Jakked’ (night version) a.k.a ‘WWF Metal’ (afternoon version).

It featured pre-taped mid-card matches on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 2002’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– Ivory vs. Jacqueline

– Crash Holly & Hardcore Holly vs. Frank Kazarian & Mikey Henderson

– Al Snow vs. Funaki

• WCW Veteran Says He Died 5 Times During Recent Liver Transplant

During a recent appearance on The Hannibal TV, UFC & WCW Veteran Tank Abbott talked about his recent liver transplant and dying 5 times during the operation!

He went on to note that he has lost over 100 lbs due to this transplant. Below is what he said:

“My body finally caught up with all of my wild life. Blew a gasket on my liver, but I got a nice transplant and everything is moving right along. It was not without complications, though. I died five times on the operating table, had over six strokes, but I’m still here. This is the hardest fight I’ve ever had. I spent 107 days in the intensive care unit.

I’ve been out of commission for a little bit. I’m getting fired up again and do things that I love to do, which is to kick a$$.”

You can watch Tank Abbott in action in WCW below:

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