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Title: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: DKlent on September 19, 2012, 01:54:46 PM
I'm making a list of Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen who have died early due to kidney, liver or heart-problems, overdose, etc.

Can anyone give me some more names?

So far my list includes:


Eddie Guerrero - Professional Wrestler- Died of a Heart Attack - Age 38

Scott Klein - Professional Bodybuilder- Died of Kidney Failure - Age 30

Jesse Marunde - Strongman- cardiac death - Age 27

Mike Mentzer- Professional  Bodybuilder- Heart failure - Age 49

Art Atwood - Professional  Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 38

Don Youngblood - Professional Bodybuilder - Heart attack - Age 51

Paul Demayo - Professional Bodybuilder - Heroin overdose - Age 38

Andreas Muenzer - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 31

Mohammed Benaziza - Pro Bodybuilder- Overdose - Age 33

Ron Teufel - Pro Bodybuilder - Liver failure - Age ??

Sonny Schmidt - Pro Bodybuilder - Cancer?

Robert Benavente - Pro Bodybuilder - Massive Heart attack- Age 30

Charles Durr - Pro Bodybuilder- Enlarged Heart- Age 44

Fannie Barrios - Pro female bodybuilder - Apparent stroke - Age 41

Eduardo Kawak - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart Attack - Age 47

Luke Wood - Pro Bodybuilder- Kidney failure - Age 35

Macho Man Randy Savage- Pro Wrestler- Massive Heart attack - Age 58




List the name, profession, cause of death and their age.


Also feel free to list people who are alive but have had significant health problems in the area of the heart, kidney, liver etc.


Title: Re: List of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen
Post by: polychronopolous on September 19, 2012, 01:55:53 PM
Chris Von Erich


Title: Re: List of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen
Post by: Nails on September 19, 2012, 02:02:36 PM
http://deadwrestlers.net/ (http://deadwrestlers.net/)


you will have a a shit load of wrestlers listed dead before the age of 50, as many as your heart desires


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: CAPTAIN INSANO on September 19, 2012, 02:09:22 PM
I don't see Derek Anthony on that list  ??? ??? ???


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: snx on September 19, 2012, 02:11:19 PM
Beef IT BetiL!


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Mattyh7688 on September 19, 2012, 02:16:20 PM
I am sure steroids played a role, but I am willing to bet more than half were major drug addicts when it comes pain killers and recreational drugs


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Montague on September 19, 2012, 02:23:24 PM
I'm making a list of Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen who have died early due to kidney, liver or heart-problems, overdose, etc.

Can anyone give me some more names?


What are you considering "early?"
Average life span?


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: DKlent on September 19, 2012, 02:39:24 PM

What are you considering "early?"
Average life span?

Below the age of 60 I'd say.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: The_Hammer on September 19, 2012, 02:42:09 PM
Jon Pall Sigmarsson died while repping 800 lbs on the Deadlift.

O.D. Wilson died of a heart attack.



Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Montague on September 19, 2012, 02:42:41 PM
Below the age of 60 I'd say.


You really have your work cut out.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: BB on September 19, 2012, 02:55:10 PM
Roger Estep, 56, of Cancer -

(http://www.davedraper.com/fusionbb/fbbuploads/med_1205009171-imgestep3.jpg).

Doug Young, Mid 50's, Heart attack at dinner -

(http://70sbig.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Doug-Young1-287x399.jpg).

Doyle Kenady, Late 40's, early 50's, heat attack -

(http://www.davedraper.com/fusionbb/fbbuploads/med_1269841608-Doyle_Kenady.jpg).

Dave Waterman, 40's, heart attack I think-

(http://www.benchpresschampion.com/PHOTOS/MENPOWERLIFTING/Dave2.jpg).

Lee Moran, 40's, Heart attack -

(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_HbaApmpa-Po/TLk-Q_Dp8YI/AAAAAAAAC7o/5qbxYz-O4AI/s1600/lee.jpg).

Don Blue, rough life, 50's -

(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_HbaApmpa-Po/SWHPjpXGCyI/AAAAAAAAAiM/HSwh5o_7LX4/s400/two.jpg).

Anthony Clark, 40's, heart trouble -

(http://victorshaw.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/med_1232074727-anthony_clark_plusa.jpg).

Bob Bednarski, 50's, rough life, health problems -

(http://www.tommykono.com/images/398_IMG_0462.jpg).

Chuck Braxton, early 60's, heart attack -

(http://my.musiccitynetworks.com/domain/208/upload/images/full_31660.jpg).

Got to watch that weight after a certain point :(.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: WillGrant on September 19, 2012, 04:40:43 PM
I'm making a list of Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen who have died early due to kidney, liver or heart-problems, overdose, etc.

Can anyone give me some more names?

So far my list includes:


Eddie Guerrero - Professional Wrestler- Died of a Heart Attack - Age 38

Scott Klein - Professional Bodybuilder- Died of Kidney Failure - Age 30

Jesse Marunde - Strongman- cardiac death - Age 27

Mike Mentzer- Professional  Bodybuilder- Heart failure - Age 49

Art Atwood - Professional  Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 38

Don Youngblood - Professional Bodybuilder - Heart attack - Age 51

Paul Demayo - Professional Bodybuilder - Heroin overdose - Age 38

Andreas Muenzer - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 31

Mohammed Benaziza - Pro Bodybuilder- Overdose - Age 33

Ron Teufel - Pro Bodybuilder - Liver failure - Age ??

Sonny Schmidt - Pro Bodybuilder - Cancer?

Robert Benavente - Pro Bodybuilder - Massive Heart attack- Age 30

Charles Durr - Pro Bodybuilder- Enlarged Heart- Age 44

Fannie Barrios - Pro female bodybuilder - Apparent stroke - Age 41

Eduardo Kawak - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart Attack - Age 47

Luke Wood - Pro Bodybuilder- Kidney failure - Age 35

Macho Man Randy Savage- Pro Wrestler- Massive Heart attack - Age 58




List the name, profession, cause of death and their age.


Also feel free to list people who are alive but have had significant health problems in the area of the heart, kidney, liver etc.

Didn't realize Scott Klein died - shit so young to


Title: Re: List of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen
Post by: MP on September 19, 2012, 04:54:38 PM
http://deadwrestlers.net/ (http://deadwrestlers.net/)


you will have a a shit load of wrestlers listed dead before the age of 50, as many as your heart desires

Andrew "Test" Martin (March 17, 1975 - March 13, 2009)
(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Andrew%20Martin.jpg)

Umaga (March 28, 1973 - December 4, 2009)
(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Umaga.jpg)


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: funk51 on September 19, 2012, 05:44:59 PM
I'm making a list of Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen who have died early due to kidney, liver or heart-problems, overdose, etc.

Can anyone give me some more names?

So far my list includes:


Eddie Guerrero - Professional Wrestler- Died of a Heart Attack - Age 38

Scott Klein - Professional Bodybuilder- Died of Kidney Failure - Age 30

Jesse Marunde - Strongman- cardiac death - Age 27

Mike Mentzer- Professional  Bodybuilder- Heart failure - Age 49

Art Atwood - Professional  Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 38

Don Youngblood - Professional Bodybuilder - Heart attack - Age 51

Paul Demayo - Professional Bodybuilder - Heroin overdose - Age 38

Andreas Muenzer - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 31

Mohammed Benaziza - Pro Bodybuilder- Overdose - Age 33

Ron Teufel - Pro Bodybuilder - Liver failure - Age ??

Sonny Schmidt - Pro Bodybuilder - Cancer?

Robert Benavente - Pro Bodybuilder - Massive Heart attack- Age 30

Charles Durr - Pro Bodybuilder- Enlarged Heart- Age 44

Fannie Barrios - Pro female bodybuilder - Apparent stroke - Age 41

Eduardo Kawak - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart Attack - Age 47

Luke Wood - Pro Bodybuilder- Kidney failure - Age 35

Macho Man Randy Savage- Pro Wrestler- Massive Heart attack - Age 58




List the name, profession, cause of death and their age.


Also feel free to list people who are alive but have had significant health problems in the area of the heart, kidney, liver etc.

impossible undertaking, you could write a book about the subject for anyone of your categories there.here's a few


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: funk51 on September 19, 2012, 05:46:18 PM
 :o meant to put ray mentzer pic he was 2 years younger than mike. ;D


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Croatch on September 19, 2012, 06:00:26 PM
Damn, I didn't know Luke Wood and Atwood were dead.  Haven't been too up to date on the forums.
I think some deaths are not directly related to steroids...especially when the guy is past 50, but many are a direct cause.
Let's face it, heavy roid use in bbing is a complete contradiction to a healthy lifestyle.  Most of these guys have a drug problem and compete to validate their drug use.
"I have a comp coming up, so I'm on XYZ...you know, for the competition....it's what you have to do to compete."
Well...don't compete then fool. ;)  So dumb.

I don't view bbers as "gladiators" or doing something noble and impressive....it's the same as a heroin addict overdosing...no different.  You can actually bodybuild without drugs...go figure.
Smarten up.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: chaos on September 19, 2012, 06:05:36 PM
Damn, I didn't know Luke Wood and Atwood were dead.  Haven't been too up to date on the forums.
I think some deaths are not directly related to steroids...especially when the guy is past 50, but many are a direct cause.
Let's face it, heavy roid use in bbing is a complete contradiction to a healthy lifestyle.  Most of these guys have a drug problem and compete to validate their drug use.
"I have a comp coming up, so I'm on XYZ...you know, for the competition....it's what you have to do to compete."
Well...don't compete then fool. ;)  So dumb.

I don't view bbers as "gladiators" or doing something noble and impressive....it's the same as a heroin addict overdosing...no different.  You can actually bodybuild without drugs...go figure.
Smarten up.

How about you spread your message on gh15.org?


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: DKlent on September 19, 2012, 09:32:24 PM
Damn, I didn't know Luke Wood and Atwood were dead.  Haven't been too up to date on the forums.
I think some deaths are not directly related to steroids...especially when the guy is past 50, but many are a direct cause.
Let's face it, heavy roid use in bbing is a complete contradiction to a healthy lifestyle.  Most of these guys have a drug problem and compete to validate their drug use.
"I have a comp coming up, so I'm on XYZ...you know, for the competition....it's what you have to do to compete."
Well...don't compete then fool. ;)  So dumb.

I don't view bbers as "gladiators" or doing something noble and impressive....it's the same as a heroin addict overdosing...no different.  You can actually bodybuild without drugs...go figure.
Smarten up.

The big problem seems to be over-use and abuse. I think that small amounts of steroids won't hurt, and you can make tons of gains with that above being natural but so many guys tend to cut down on working-out and add more steroids each time to the point where they are taking huge amounts daily.

My uncle took 1 dianabol pill each morning for 15 years, without any health problems, and is now 55 years old and about 210 ripped with a 6 pack and the biggest forearms I've ever seen on anyone personally. 18 inches at least.



Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Master Blaster on September 19, 2012, 09:37:07 PM
Saying that Andreas Muenzer died from "heart failure" is like saying the Titanic sank from "ice cube exposure."


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: musclecenter on September 19, 2012, 10:56:13 PM
Frank Hillebrand (1965 - 2011)



Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: musclecenter on September 19, 2012, 11:03:41 PM
Ray McNeil (1965 - 1995)



Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: falco on September 20, 2012, 01:14:41 AM
Andreas munzer died of a new condition at the time: total internal organ meltdown.

Benazizza was due to severe dehydration i believe.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: WillGrant on September 20, 2012, 01:53:33 AM
Frank Hillebrand (1965 - 2011)


:o :o

Ray McNeil (1965 - 1995)


Medford in 3....2...1  :D


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: The Grim Lifter on September 20, 2012, 02:32:17 AM
Damn, I didn't know Luke Wood and Atwood were dead.  Haven't been too up to date on the forums.


So what have you been doing? There's nothing out there for you


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: whitewidow on September 20, 2012, 02:45:30 AM
chris benoit- wrestler- killed his whole family and himself.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: WOOO on September 20, 2012, 03:00:29 AM
this is officially my favorite thread EVER

i feed on death


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: slicksta on September 20, 2012, 04:04:23 AM
..


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: The_Punisher on September 20, 2012, 05:48:33 AM
Ray McNeil (1965 - 1995)




didn't Mcneil had his spleen blown to pieces with one gunshot by his fiancee's roid rage?....his death was indirectly drugs related.... ;)


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: oldtimer1 on September 20, 2012, 06:27:38 AM
The big problem seems to be over-use and abuse. I think that small amounts of steroids won't hurt, and you can make tons of gains with that above being natural but so many guys tend to cut down on working-out and add more steroids each time to the point where they are taking huge amounts daily.

My uncle took 1 dianabol pill each morning for 15 years, without any health problems, and is now 55 years old and about 210 ripped with a 6 pack and the biggest forearms I've ever seen on anyone personally. 18 inches at least.


You sound like the guy who says my uncle smoked since he was 15 and he's now 55 with no problems. Steroids are a risk to health. I hope your uncle lives to 100 but don't be surprised if he has heart, prostate problems, or other problems that causes him to lose that physique and become sickly before his time.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: orion on September 20, 2012, 06:54:26 AM
I'm pretty sure Macho Man died in a car accident.  Let's start a thread about how many guys died throughout the history of auto racing.  Or  mountain climbing.  If you want to live to be a hundred just keep doing what you're doing, sitting in front of your computer and never leaving the house.  The light that burns twice as bright shines half as long.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: snx on September 20, 2012, 07:01:19 AM

didn't Mcneil had his spleen blown to pieces with one gunshot by his fiancee's roid rage?....his death was indirectly drugs related.... ;)

Yep. But not before she took off his jaw with the first shotgun blast. She hit him twice - once in the face which ripped off his jaw, and the second shot to his gut which finished him off.

Apparently, when 911 responded, they found Sally standing at the stove cooking something. And Ray was on the floor of the kitchen bleeding to death. They said they don't know how he said it without a jaw, but they heard him say something along the lines of "Sally did it".

Cops said she was cold about the whole thing.

There was a great expose article done in MuscleMag back in the day about it. Someone interviewed Sally (think it was Teagan Clive) who really got Sally to come out about a lot of stuff. Great read, but probably wouldn't find it online.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Nails on September 20, 2012, 07:01:24 AM
I'm pretty sure Macho Man died in a car accident.  Let's start a thread about how many guys died throughout the history of auto racing.  Or  mountain climbing.  If you want to live to be a hundred just keep doing what you're doing, sitting in front of your computer and never leaving the house.  The light that burns twice as bright shines half as long.



Macho man was wearing his seatbelt when he died and had very minor injurys after he crashed with the tree, he died of a massive heart attack that caused him to lose control of his jeep


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: snx on September 20, 2012, 07:02:51 AM
Anybody put in Kristie Ramsay?

A female bodybuilder, who was stabbed and strangled to death by her boyfriend, a bodybuilder named Gordon Kimbrough (they were NPC level).

Gordon then tried to kill himself by injecting bleach into his neck, but paramedics and police on the scene were able to save him. He's still doing time, I think. Happened in the early 90s.



Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: El Diablo Blanco on September 20, 2012, 07:05:40 AM
Kris Dim


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Figo on September 20, 2012, 07:51:57 AM
Anybody put in Kristie Ramsay?

A female bodybuilder, who was stabbed and strangled to death by her boyfriend, a bodybuilder named Gordon Kimbrough (they were NPC level).

Gordon then tried to kill himself by injecting bleach into his neck, but paramedics and police on the scene were able to save him. He's still doing time, I think. Happened in the early 90s.



This was shortly after ray macneil

Interesting what his weapon of choice was, a syringe


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BB on September 20, 2012, 08:21:12 AM
Johnny Perry, 30's, heart attack, on the right in picture -

(http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u12/Minotauros_2007/14.jpg).

Jeep Swenson, heart attack, early 40's -

(http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BMzEwOTQ3MTUwMF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMjY0MTcxOA@@._V1._SX640_SY309_.jpg).

Don Ross, late 40's, heart attack/otc stim overdose, -

(http://musclememory.com/magCovers/im/im4301.jpg).


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: 240 is Back on September 20, 2012, 08:33:00 AM
What a sobering thread.  But the same could be said about NFL players.  It's a sport that is very taxing on the body.  Athletes choose to engage in this sport because they love the rewards.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Croatian on September 20, 2012, 02:36:16 PM
 & Gregor Koman NABBA Mr.Universe Class 1 (+ heart attack 2004) !


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on September 20, 2012, 03:12:39 PM
44 - Giant Gonzalez (January 31, 1966 - September 22, 2010)

(http://deadwrestlers.net/Giant%20Gonzalez.jpg)




48 - Luna Vachon (January 12, 1962 - August 27, 2010)

(http://deadwrestlers.net/Luna%20Vachon.jpg)





49 - Steve Williams (May 14, 1960 - December 29, 2009)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Steve%20Williams.jpg)




43 - Brian "CRUSH" Adams (April 14, 1964 - August 13, 2007)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Brian%20Adams.jpg)




49 -  Sherri Martel (February 8, 1958 - June 15, 2007)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Sherri%20Martel.jpg)






45 -   Bam Bam Bigelow (September 1, 1961 - January 19, 2007)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Bam%20Bam%20Bigelow.jpg)





42 - "Eathquake" John Tenta (June 22, 1963 - June 7, 2006)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/John%20Tenta.jpg)




38  - Eddie Guerrero (October 9, 1967 - November 13, 2005)


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Eddie%20Guerrero.jpg)





42 - The Big Bossman (May 2, 1962 - September 22, 2004)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/The%20Big%20Bossman.jpg)





45  -  Hercules Hernandez (May 7, 1957 - March 6, 2004) 


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Hercules%20Hernandez.jpg)





32 -  Crash Holly (August 25, 1971 - November 6, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Crash%20Holly.jpg)





46 - Road Warrior Hawk (September 12, 1957 - October 19, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Road%20Warrior%20Hawk.jpg)






42 -  Miss Elizabeth (November 19, 1960 - May 1, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Miss%20Elizabeth.jpg)





44 -   "Mr Perfect" Curt Hennig (March 28, 1958 - February 10, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Curt%20Hennig.jpg)






39   - Davey Boy Smith (November 27, 1962 - May 18, 2002)


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Davey%20Boy%20Smith.jpg)





38 -   Yokozuna (October 2, 1966 - October 22, 2000)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Yokozuna.jpg)






45  - The Junkyard Dog (December 13, 1952 - June 2, 1998)


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/The%20Junkyard%20Dog.jpg)












Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Mr Anabolic on September 20, 2012, 03:17:44 PM
Young people tend to believe they are invincible.  Combine that with drugs that alter your mental state and you have a recipe for disaster.   Risky lifestyles and self-abuse have a way of catching up to you.  No one ever believes it can happen to them.  



Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Earl1972 on September 20, 2012, 03:23:23 PM
Yep. But not before she took off his jaw with the first shotgun blast. She hit him twice - once in the face which ripped off his jaw, and the second shot to his gut which finished him off.

Apparently, when 911 responded, they found Sally standing at the stove cooking something. And Ray was on the floor of the kitchen bleeding to death. They said they don't know how he said it without a jaw, but they heard him say something along the lines of "Sally did it".

Cops said she was cold about the whole thing.

There was a great expose article done in MuscleMag back in the day about it. Someone interviewed Sally (think it was Teagan Clive) who really got Sally to come out about a lot of stuff. Great read, but probably wouldn't find it online.

"SALLLLLLLYYYYY"

"WHAT HAVE YOU DONNNNNNE"

powerful song, sent chills down my spine

E


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Earl1972 on September 20, 2012, 03:33:21 PM
Marianna Komlos (September 3, 1969 – September 26, 2004)

 Canadian bodybuilder, fitness model and Valet. She is perhaps best known for her stint in World Wrestling Federation in 1999 as Marianna and [1]"Mrs. Cleavage" Where she was the Manager and "mother" for a wrestler known as "Beaver Cleavage" a parody of the TV show Leave It To Beaver. Following the termination of the Beaver Cleavage gimmick in a scripted 'storm out' by Charles Warrington due to the absurdity of the gimmick, Marianna was portrayed as the girlfriend of Warrington (now with no gimmick), going by the name of 'Chaz'.


Komlos died on September 26, 2004 from breast cancer. She was 35.


old school getbiggers would remember her posting here on the x board back in 2002 - 2004, she could dish out an owning better than any chick that ever posted here


(http://deadwrestlers.net/Marianna%20Komlos.jpg)

(http://www.bodybuildingfanatic.com/mariannakomlos.jpg)

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2-7AdSkZA7I/TIFRqU3VNdI/AAAAAAAAbRk/SQqMiRSb8-M/s1600/Marianna+Komlos+-+WWF.jpg)





Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Rudee on September 20, 2012, 10:29:23 PM
WWE Wrestler Allen James Coage, aka Bad News Brown, aka Bad News Allen, died in 2007 of a heart attack.

(https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ1YdKWpovCgfJOaVnrrWnFQLOzMWyPPfNhoFNy_tRgdXNIte5Lrw)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Luolamies on September 20, 2012, 11:43:52 PM
Owen Hart
(May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999)
Age 34
Accident,  internal bleeding.

(http://home.hkstar.com/~momo/In/owen.jpg)


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: phreak on September 21, 2012, 12:34:55 AM
If you want to live to be a hundred just keep doing what you're doing, sitting in front of your computer and never leaving the house. 
That is the worst possible advice for getting to 100.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: phreak on September 21, 2012, 12:35:53 AM
Seeing all these dead wrestlers I grew up watching:

(http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8vbmyF7iK1qi979s.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: FitnessFrenzy on September 21, 2012, 02:25:23 AM
Luke Wood. R.I.P.

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_v2oHoXQ2OBk/TRtXrcvnM1I/AAAAAAAAEhA/Fww6M3kTyt0/s1600/luke+wood11.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BIG AL MCKECHNIE on September 21, 2012, 03:52:17 AM
Fuks sake, looks like very kunt i watched in the 80's on the WWF is dead. Most I had no idea about. Hercules, Mr Perfect, junkyard dog, earthquake, Bam Bam? Used to watch it for a laugh during the night shift when I was in the RAF on channel 4 in the UK. That was the first channel to show the american wrestling in the UK. Up until then we had british wrestlers like big daddy and other fat kunts. The american stuff was a much bigger laugh.   


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: littleguns on September 21, 2012, 05:28:50 AM
Curt Henning & Rick Rude- O.D.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: DKlent on September 21, 2012, 05:29:06 AM
Anyone have any more?


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: bigmikecox on September 21, 2012, 05:39:22 AM
What a sobering thread.  But the same could be said about NFL players.  It's a sport that is very taxing on the body.  Athletes choose to engage in this sport because they love the rewards.

Guys in the NFL are the walking dead. People dont realize what they put their body through just to play week after week. They take a TON of pain meds then get shot up on game day and repeat that for 16 weeks


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: orion on September 21, 2012, 06:27:32 AM
That is the worst possible advice for getting to 100.

Well, if you engage in anything risky it could potentially kill you, I've known guys who have died riding motorcycles, bicycles, parachuting and who were just out on a boat fishing. Guy fell overboard, boat kept going.  I work construction so I have seen a couple of guys die on the job. Thing is if you live your life scared, the days are going to be long.  Bodybuilding even at the pro level is still one of the safest sports around.  Allright, activities if you don't want to call it a sport.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: gee38 on September 21, 2012, 09:50:36 AM
british wrestling was hilarious


however 'big daddy' once killed 'king kong kirk' with a big daddy splash he mistimed in a match in llandudno.

we also had alan kilby a deaf wrestler who could never hear the bell. poor fucker.

when the US stuff hit our screens it was like fucking hollywood- in the uk it used to be watched by grannies who would attack the bad guy wrestler with their handbags. seriously different watching demographic completely.

other top ones


giant haystacks
the incredible bulk
catweazle- who used to tickle people to get out of holds

fuck me UK wrestling was fucking last


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: POB on September 21, 2012, 11:39:33 AM
How did hogan live? It seems every one from that generation didn't?


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: bigmikecox on September 21, 2012, 11:41:44 AM
How did hogan live? It seems every one from that generation didn't?

And he is still wrestling!


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: The Wizard of Truth on September 21, 2012, 11:50:14 AM
Well the iron sheik apparently did more rec drugs than anyone yet still lives, albeit in his own mental universe


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 21, 2012, 11:50:52 AM
How did hogan live? It seems every one from that generation didn't?


Because Hogan had it the best. He had the fewest hardships to mask with booze and drugs.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: arce1988 on September 21, 2012, 11:52:40 AM
  RIP


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: littleguns on September 22, 2012, 04:04:38 AM

Because Hogan had it the best. He had the fewest hardships to mask with booze and drugs.

Hogan was a 3 trick pony. Never any high risk moves. He had a hip replacement due to yrs of his death-defying leg drop....


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BILL ANVIL on September 22, 2012, 11:59:18 AM
mega dosers


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Skylge on September 22, 2012, 12:12:25 PM
This is a list of dead BB-ers on a Dutch site, could't find the English version alas. But you will recognize some names:


http://www.ergogenics.org/491.html (http://www.ergogenics.org/491.html)


(Several Dutch bodybuilders died in the last couple of years, some because of heart problems, others because of crime related activities).


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 22, 2012, 03:11:20 PM
Hogan was a 3 trick pony. Never any high risk moves. He had a hip replacement due to yrs of his death-defying leg drop....


He also was provided the best accommodations in so far as travel means, work schedule, compensation, etc. Vince's secretary even ordered all of his gear for him, and ring announcer Howard Finkel pissed in Hulkster's cup on drug-test day.


Hogan had not one care in the 80's.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BILL ANVIL on September 23, 2012, 04:28:38 PM

He also was provided the best accommodations in so far as travel means, work schedule, compensation, etc. Vince's secretary even ordered all of his gear for him, and ring announcer Howard Finkel pissed in Hulkster's cup on drug-test day.


Hogan had not one care in the 80's.

He walks a higher path, like Flair


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: DKlent on September 24, 2012, 05:29:11 PM
The list so far:




Eddie Guerrero - Professional Wrestler- Died of a Heart Attack - Age 38

Scott Klein - Professional Bodybuilder- Died of Kidney Failure - Age 30

Jesse Marunde - Strongman- cardiac death - Age 27

Mike Mentzer- Professional  Bodybuilder- Heart failure - Age 49

Art Atwood - Professional  Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 38

Don Youngblood - Professional Bodybuilder - Heart attack - Age 51

Paul Demayo - Professional Bodybuilder - Heroin overdose - Age 38

Andreas Muenzer - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 31

Mohammed Benaziza - Pro Bodybuilder- Overdose - Age 33

Ron Teufel - Pro Bodybuilder - Liver failure - Age

Sonny Schmidt - Pro Bodybuilder - Cancer

Robert Benavente - Pro Bodybuilder - Massive Heart attack- Age 30

Charles Durr - Pro Bodybuilder- Enlarged Heart- Age 44

Fannie Barrios - Pro female bodybuilder - Apparent stroke - Age 41

Eduardo Kawak - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart Attack - Age 47

Luke Wood - Pro Bodybuilder- Kidney failure - Age 35

Macho Man Randy Savage- Pro Wrestler- Massive Heart attack - Age 58


Jon Pall Sigmarsson

O.D. Wilson

Roger Estep

Doug Young

Doyle Kenady

Dave Waterman

Lee Moran

Don Blue

Anthony Clark

Bob BednarskiChuck Braxton

Metzger

Frank Hillebrand

Ray McNeil

Andreas munzer

Johnny Perry

Jeep Swenson

Don Ross

Big Bossman

Hercules Hernandez

"Mr Perfect" Curt Hennig




Plus the list from Dutch site...Some repeats:



Sterfgevallen

Bange anabolengebruiker sterft mysterieuze dood 29-10-2009)
Combinatie efedrine en anabolen wordt fitnesskampioen fataal (8-1-2009)
Doodsoorzaak wedstrijdbodybuilder Erik Fromm (36) opgehelderd (28-3-2008)
Overdosis DNP doodt bodybuilder (21-3-2008)
Drugs en medicijnen veroorzaken dodelijke beroertes bij anabolengebruikers (18-11-2007)
Bodybuildingkampioen (22) ligt dood in zijn woning (11-11-2007)
The Missing Link overleden (17-8-2007)
Mister America (39) stierf door GHB-verslaving (15-8-2007)
Prof-worstelaar Bryan Adams (43) dood gevonden (13-8-2007)
Strongman Jesse Marunde overleden aan hartaanval (26-7-2007)
Dodenlijst worstelen 1997-2007 (6-7-2007)
Turkse bodybuilder overlijdt door veterinaire anabolen (4-7-2007)
Bodybuilder sterft door overdosis heroine (30-6-2007)
Hardloper (17) vergiftigt zichzelf met pijnstillende zalf voor spieren (10-6-2007)
Sterfgeval bodybuilder (28) zet agenten op spoor van ondergronds anabolenlab (9-6-2007)
Bodybuilder (29) hersendood door insuline (28-5-2007)
Bodybuilder Norman Rauch overleeft kanker en nierfalen, sterft aan hartaanval (22-4-2007)
Moeder overleden anabolengebruiker wil geen autopsie (25-3-2007)
Greg Deferro overleden (23-3-2007)
Bodybuilder overleeft harttransplantatie, sterft na wedstrijd (12-3-2007)
Oorzaak dood Nieuw-Zeelandse bodybuildster vooralsnog een raadsel (11-3-2007)
Bodybuilder en porno-acteur Rob Sager (29) overleden (1-3-2007)
In Oostenrijk kost Naposim een bodybuilder (24) het leven (6-12-2006)
De laatste dagen van bodybuilder Anthony D'Arezzo (27-11-2006)
In het Engelse Wiccan sterven twee bodybuilders vlak achter elkaar (13-11-2006)
Gevaarlijk hoge homocysteïnespiegel door jarenlang anabolengebruik (12-08-2006)
Bodybuilder draait door, sterft daarna (30-7-2006)
Het hart van Anthony D'Arezzo was drie keer zwaarder dan normaal (23-7-2006)
Anthony D'Arezzo (44) krijgt fatale hartaanval tijdens het poseren (22-7-2006)
Bodybuilder sterft in sauna sportschool (1-7-2006)
Eduardo Kawak overleden door hartaanval (25-5-2006)
IFBB-bodybuilder dood in woning gevonden (17-5-2006)
Bodybuildster Faye Edwards pleegt zelfmoord (8-4-2006)
Anabolengebruiker van 20 sterft door cardiac hypertrophy (3-1-2006)
Dodelijke hartstilstand anabolen: small vessel disease (2-1-2006)
Verzwakking spieren ademhalingsapparaat na zeven jaar anabolen kost gebruiker het leven (12-12-2005)
Vergroot hart en aderverkalking doodden Eddie Guerrero (9-12-2005)
Dodelijke hartstilstand bodybuilders door anabolen (19-11-2005)
Onderzoekers: Anabolen bezorgen topsporters hartstilstand (6-9-2005)
Doodsoorzaak jonge anabolengebruikers moord of zelfmoord (2-9-2005)
Arnold Buurman overleden (28-8-2005)
Speler (19) stierf door virus, niet door anabolen (26-8-2005)
Op de operatietafel kunnen anabolen je leven kosten (26-8-2005)
IFBB-bodybuildster Fanny Barrios overleden (8-8-2005)
Dopingzondaar en footballspeler Terry Long (45) overleden (8-7-2005)
Alessio Galletti krijgt dodelijke hartaanval (17-6-2005)
Anabolenportier sterft door hartaanval (6-6-2005)
Bodybuilder Charles Durr (45) krijgt dodelijke hartaanval (14-5-2005)
Lutalyse + hCG = dood (12-5-2005)
Don Youngblood overleden aan hartaanval (11-5-2005)
Bodybuilder van achttien sterft met schuim op de mond (19-3-2005)
Stierf Bruce Lee door doping? (28-2-2005)
Bodybuilder sterft in Irak (28-1-2005)
Autopsieverslagen van bodybuilders (19-1-2005)
Marathonbelofte Techale sterft op achttienjarige leeftijd (9-1-2005)
Testosteron: kwart proefdieren spuit zich dood (4-1-2005)
Italiaanse overheid wil lichaam dode bodybuilder opgraven (1-1-2005)
'Bodybuilder kreeg Creutzfeldt-Jakob door bovine-GH' (29-12-2004)
Wielrenner Gerrie Knetemann overleden aan hartstilstand (2-11-2004)
Dood Ken Caminiti 'direct gevolg' van opiaten en coke (1-11-2004)
Andreas Muenzer: Dying to be Arnie (31-10-2004)
Serginho sterft op veld (30-10-2004)
Anabolen-connectie dood Ken Caminiti? (11-10-2004)
Worstelaar sterft op 42-jarige leeftijd (23-9-2004)
Sterkste vrouw van Schotland sterft door overdosis insuline (16-4-2004)
Junior Mister Universe sterft aan interne bloeding (17-3-2004)
De bodybuilder van 190 kilo is dood (12-3-2004)
Onderzoek: powerlifters sterven bij bosjes (10-2-2004)
Olympiabodybuilder Sonny Schmidt overleden (1-2-2004)
Politieonderzoek anabolenmaffia: zes sterfgevallen bodybuilders (25-12-2003)
Acht anabolengebruikers plegen zelfmoord (4-9-2003)
De sterkste man van Amerika is dood (22-3-2003)
De sterkste man van Engeland is dood (15-2-2003)
Verdachte sterfgevallen in Italiaans topvoetbal (21-1-2003)
De merkwaardige dood van Mike en Ray Mentzer (21-11-2002)
Bodybuilder sterft door DNP (24-10-2002)
Mr Synthol leeft - maar zijn krankzinnige guy is dood (21-5-2002)
Helft Strongest Men in Football overleden (12-2-2002)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: polychronopolous on September 24, 2012, 05:58:43 PM

He also was provided the best accommodations in so far as travel means, work schedule, compensation, etc. Vince's secretary even ordered all of his gear for him, and ring announcer Howard Finkel pissed in Hulkster's cup on drug-test day.


Hogan had not one care in the 80's.

Hahaha I just got a mental picture of that whole scenario, including the orders coming down from Vince :)

Honky Tonk Man said in one of those shoots that Finkel was as straight as an arrow when it came to partying but that Mean Gean was quite the wild man. The latter somewhat surprised me.



Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: The Ugly on September 24, 2012, 06:13:09 PM
Hans Hopstaken

RIP


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: leadhead on September 24, 2012, 06:19:13 PM
I thought jake 'the snake' Roberts died of an OD some time ago also? It's quite surreal to see half of the wrestlers I watched as a kid are dead :-\

I had no idea Artwood died. He looked like a walkin steroid pharmacy though so its no real surprise.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Jadeveon Clowney on September 24, 2012, 06:21:57 PM
Undertaker and Kane are dead too.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: polychronopolous on September 24, 2012, 06:23:13 PM
Undertaker and Kane are dead too.

Don't forget Paul Bearer too. He was buried alive in cement.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Jadeveon Clowney on September 24, 2012, 06:34:52 PM
Don't forget Paul Bearer too. He was buried alive in cement.

Yes. OP, please revise the list as soon as possible.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 24, 2012, 07:38:04 PM
Hahaha I just got a mental picture of that whole scenario, including the orders coming down from Vince :)

Honky Tonk Man said in one of those shoots that Finkel was as straight as an arrow when it came to partying but that Mean Gean was quite the wild man. The latter somewhat surprised me.


At one point - before the testing became stricter from media pressure - Hulkster's "cup" and test results went straight to Vince's office.

I imagine Vince would swirl the glass a few times, hold it up to an incandescent light bulb, and then "study" it for a moment before taking a whif and then a small sip - swishing it for several seconds like you would fine wine - and then proudly declaring, "The only thing in this piss is about $40 million annually! Good job, Terry!!"


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: hazbin on September 24, 2012, 08:12:47 PM
ironically every man that ever won the mr. O lives on


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Powerlift66 on September 25, 2012, 02:12:49 AM
Dino Bravo - Murdered by Mob hit...

(http://ecwfrenchtribute.free.fr/HTLM/Photos/D/Dino_Bravo/Dino_Bravo_-_Adolpho_Bresciano_19.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BILL ANVIL on September 25, 2012, 04:30:17 PM
Dino was involved with some very dangerous Italians in Montreal, smuggling cigarettes.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: polychronopolous on September 25, 2012, 04:34:58 PM

At one point - before the testing became stricter from media pressure - Hulkster's "cup" and test results went straight to Vince's office.

I imagine Vince would swirl the glass a few times, hold it up to an incandescent light bulb, and then "study" it for a moment before taking a whif and then a small sip - swishing it for several seconds like you would fine wine - and then proudly declaring, "The only thing in this piss is about $40 million annually! Good job, Terry!!"

Haha Yes Vince struck me as being one of the biggest Marks of all at times.  :D


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 25, 2012, 05:41:36 PM
Dino was involved with some very dangerous Italians in Montreal, smuggling cigarettes.


I believe he double crossed the Mafia by selling the same contraband cigarettes they were at the time. They did a real number on him, too.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: polychronopolous on September 25, 2012, 05:46:11 PM

I believe he double crossed the Mafia by selling the same contraband cigarettes they were at the time. They did a real number on him, too.

I just read his Wikipedia page. 7 bullets to the head and 10 to the chest. Insane.

I remember them really trying to put him over as a strong man and he certainly had the build. Did you know of any official powerlifting/bench press events he actually competed in?


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 25, 2012, 06:07:02 PM
I just read his Wikipedia page. 7 bullets to the head and 10 to the chest. Insane.

I remember them really trying to put him over as a strong man and he certainly had the build. Did you know of any official powerlifting/bench press events he actually competed in?


I don't know a whole lot about Bravo, but I believe the strong man thing was just a gimmick, although he was legitimately strong according to guys who saw him train.

I remember Jesse Ventura later defending the alleged assist he gave Bravo during the bench press exhibition: Jesse claimed he actually added two pounds of weight to the bar. It was funny because it very obviously looked like Ventura dead lifted the bar about halfway up. ;D


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 25, 2012, 06:10:44 PM
Speaking of wrestling's strong men, the OP needs to add Davey Boy Smith to the list.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: WOOO on September 25, 2012, 06:11:16 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWEJzdKKZNw


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Croatch on September 25, 2012, 11:40:57 PM
How is Coleman alive, along with Cutler, and of course...Branch Warren?
Some just aren't as susceptible to heart disease perhaps.

Once their career is over, why not blow the lid off the IFBB and the drugs involved, then bring in the government to regulate it.
Nobody has the balls...pun intended, to step up and do something about the filthy trend in the pro/amateur ranks.
Guys like Cutler are in the position to do something about the epic failure of an organization the IFBB really is....yet, you won't see it, as most of these guys are gutless. ;)
A major network would enjoy that story...as if it's not known these organizations condone drug use and their testing policy is a joke.

Not one of these guys usually stand for something noble.  Just a bunch of roided up sheep.  Supplement companies and Weider use the athletes to promote their products, but could care less about these little roid boys...believe it.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BILL ANVIL on September 26, 2012, 05:42:54 PM
Speaking of wrestling's strong men, the OP needs to add Davey Boy Smith to the list.

yes, needs to be a mention of him for sure. one strong mofo


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: fredrollon on September 26, 2012, 06:16:21 PM
Andreas Muenzer - Pro Bodybuilder - Heart failure - Age 31


I remember multiple organ failure was given as the cause of death.I suppose his heart stopped in the end.But still....




Rick "Grizzly" Brown
well known face in the World's Strongest Man competition from the 1980's- died on January 2, 2002 in Berkeley, California, aged 41 of heart failure


(http://strongestman.billhenderson.org/pics1/grizzly.jpg)


with Jon Pall Sigmarrsson

(http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01095/SNA3024H--682_1095472a.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Ronnie Rep on September 26, 2012, 06:44:01 PM
Guys in the NFL are the walking dead. People dont realize what they put their body through just to play week after week. They take a TON of pain meds then get shot up on game day and repeat that for 16 weeks
Watch the lawsuits coming down the road from all the head trauma, post concussion syndrome etc!


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: The Showstoppa on September 26, 2012, 06:46:17 PM
Watch the lawsuits coming down the road from all the head trauma, post concussion syndrome etc!

In other news....we just landed on the moon!


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Powerlift66 on September 27, 2012, 01:55:19 AM
Dave Pasanella (Powerlifter) - Car Accident

(http://vu2043.ispcp-01.zebra.is/gamli/myndir/DavePasanella.Sq_l.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: littleguns on September 27, 2012, 09:04:11 AM
How is Coleman alive, along with Cutler, and of course...Branch Warren?
Some just aren't as susceptible to heart disease perhaps.


If you look at alot of the wrestlers, it was not just steriods that killed them it was generally an OD of pain pills, sleeping meds, alcohol or a combo of the both. I do not use AAS but I don't beleive they are the sole thing that kill people.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Powerlift66 on September 27, 2012, 10:19:52 AM
If you look at alot of the wrestlers, it was not just steriods that killed them it was generally an OD of pain pills, sleeping meds, alcohol or a combo of the both. I do not use AAS but I don't beleive they are the sole thing that kill people.

Agreed...

I would think a combo of all like you said.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 27, 2012, 12:11:29 PM
Prescription drugs like Somas & Oxy's became increasingly popular on the 90's wrestling scene due, in part, to the fact that they were legal. Wrestlers would pop pills backstage right in front of the road agents, who were helpless to do anything about it. But, there were also plenty of guys mixing combinations of booze, anabolics, rec drugs, and Rx drugs. THAT seems to be where the biggest problems lie.

There is no documented case of a pro-wrestler dying as a direct result of steroid use. Steroids were often suspected or believed to be a contributing factor in many cases, but that's about as far as it goes.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Rudee on September 27, 2012, 12:14:21 PM
Speaking of wrestling's strong men, the OP needs to add Davey Boy Smith to the list.

I remember Davy Boy and his cousin The Dynamite Kid wrestling at Stampede Wrestling in Calgary in the early 80's.   They were both skinny dudes, until they went on the Juice.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 27, 2012, 12:54:46 PM
I remember Davy Boy and his cousin The Dynamite Kid wrestling at Stampede Wrestling in Calgary in the early 80's.   They were both skinny dudes, until they went on the Juice.


Yes: both were very talented, but needed the size to compete with the mass monsters of that period. Even then, they were still comparatively on the smaller side.

Davey really bulked up, though, after he & Dynamite split. He was on some good stuff by then. In fact, he & Ultimate Warrior were fired after it was discovered they were both receiving shipments of hGH from a British pharmacy.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: littleguns on September 27, 2012, 04:58:20 PM
I remember watching  an interview with a wrestler, maybe X-pac or Justin Credible saying that backstage alot of times wrestlers would empty their pockets of their pills into a bowl and everyone would grab a handful and down them not knowing what they were.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: polychronopolous on September 28, 2012, 03:02:21 AM

Yes: both were very talented, but needed the size to compete with the mass monsters of that period. Even then, they were still comparatively on the smaller side.

Davey really bulked up, though, after he & Dynamite split. He was on some good stuff by then. In fact, he & Ultimate Warrior were fired after it was discovered they were both receiving shipments of hGH from a British pharmacy.

That really surprises me that Davey was ever a skinny guy. I always just assumed he was a natural endo who probably lived in the gym and hit the heavy weights hard. To make the transition from "skinny guy" to THAT,,,, damn, he must have REALLY been hitting the gas hard!


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on September 28, 2012, 04:21:08 AM
That really surprises me that Davey was ever a skinny guy. I always just assumed he was a natural endo who probably lived in the gym and hit the heavy weights hard. To make the transition from "skinny guy" to THAT,,,, damn, he must have REALLY been hitting the gas hard!



(http://www.obsessedwithwrestling.com/pictures/d/daveyboysmith/22.jpg)

(http://www.wrestlingheritage.co.uk/RS/Davey%20Boy%20Smith%20200.jpg)

(http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/4812/ttbulldogs01st2w.jpg)

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-glZmN-As05M/T7Zqd1iBajI/AAAAAAAAA-g/oHN9nb-kX5Y/s640/davey.jpg)

(http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lkccif4Bpj1qjsw6fo1_500.png)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BIG AL MCKECHNIE on September 28, 2012, 10:35:58 AM
That really surprises me that Davey was ever a skinny guy. I always just assumed he was a natural endo who probably lived in the gym and hit the heavy weights hard. To make the transition from "skinny guy" to THAT,,,, damn, he must have REALLY been hitting the gas hard!


Here's Davey boy Smith on british tv wrestling in 1982 when he was still skinny. Fighting Ireland's nasty boy Fit Finlay   :)
This is the boring crap wrestling we had to watch in the UK back in the day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XuYJXF7rBo


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: SCWILLIAMS on November 28, 2013, 03:43:49 AM
FIRST OF ALL I AM NOT EXCEPTIONAL.
I STARTED WEIGHT TRAINING IN 1945
I DO NOT TAKE STEROIDS OR ANY PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS.
AT MY PEAK I DEAD LIFTED 230 KILOGRAMS AT A BODY MASS OF 100 KILOGRAMS. THAT IS 2.3 TIMES MY BODY MASS.
NOT AT 87 MY MAXIMUM IN THE DEAD LIFT IS 160 KILOGRAMS AT A BODY MASS OF 100 KILOGRAMS.
CHECK MY DEAD LIFT VIDEO ON www.youtube.com TO SEE HOW EASILY I PERFORMED A DEAD LIFT OF 140 KILOGRAMS AT AGE 83 YEARS.
VIEW MY POWER WARM UP VIDEO ON www.youtube.com THEN EMULATE ME.
SIDNEY COAD WILLIAMS   HEALTH ACTIVIST.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Mr Nobody on November 28, 2013, 04:00:38 AM
Andy Kaufman.





Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: The Showstoppa on November 28, 2013, 04:01:16 AM
FIRST OF ALL I AM NOT EXCEPTIONAL.
I STARTED WEIGHT TRAINING IN 1945
I DO NOT TAKE STEROIDS OR ANY PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS.
AT MY PEAK I DEAD LIFTED 230 KILOGRAMS AT A BODY MASS OF 100 KILOGRAMS. THAT IS 2.3 TIMES MY BODY MASS.
NOT AT 87 MY MAXIMUM IN THE DEAD LIFT IS 160 KILOGRAMS AT A BODY MASS OF 100 KILOGRAMS.
CHECK MY DEAD LIFT VIDEO ON www.youtube.com TO SEE HOW EASILY I PERFORMED A DEAD LIFT OF 140 KILOGRAMS AT AGE 83 YEARS.
VIEW MY POWER WARM UP VIDEO ON www.youtube.com THEN EMULATE ME.
SIDNEY COAD WILLIAMS   HEALTH ACTIVIST.

Hey grandpa. Quit yelling. 


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Kwon_2 on November 28, 2013, 04:04:21 AM
FIRST OF ALL I AM NOT EXCEPTIONAL.
I STARTED WEIGHT TRAINING IN 1945
I DO NOT TAKE STEROIDS OR ANY PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS.
AT MY PEAK I DEAD LIFTED 230 KILOGRAMS AT A BODY MASS OF 100 KILOGRAMS. THAT IS 2.3 TIMES MY BODY MASS.
NOT AT 87 MY MAXIMUM IN THE DEAD LIFT IS 160 KILOGRAMS AT A BODY MASS OF 100 KILOGRAMS.
CHECK MY DEAD LIFT VIDEO ON www.youtube.com TO SEE HOW EASILY I PERFORMED A DEAD LIFT OF 140 KILOGRAMS AT AGE 83 YEARS.
VIEW MY POWER WARM UP VIDEO ON www.youtube.com THEN EMULATE ME.
SIDNEY COAD WILLIAMS   HEALTH ACTIVIST.

Thanks, much appreciated.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: BB on November 28, 2013, 04:09:34 AM
Big Sid deadlifting the plates and impressing the women folk -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVQMX_ImepM.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Radical Plato on November 28, 2013, 04:10:54 AM
Nasser El Sonbaty (October 15, 1965 – March 20, 2013) Died Aged 47 from a broken heart !

(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_mC1TEdZ4gks/Swew22DrXsI/AAAAAAAACkg/H_ajH4LkS7Q/s1600/Nasser+El+Sonbaty+at+2002+mr+olympia.JPG)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Radical Plato on November 28, 2013, 04:15:32 AM
Erik Fromm Dead at Age 36

(http://www.ironmagazine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/erikfromm.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Ronnie Rep on November 28, 2013, 07:55:03 AM
Erik Fromm Dead at Age 36

(http://www.ironmagazine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/erikfromm.jpg)
Saw Eric, at the 2003 Nationals when he got 2nd to Matt Duvall both dead! :(


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: AbrahamG on November 28, 2013, 01:41:53 PM
Erik Fromm Dead at Age 36

(http://www.ironmagazine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/erikfromm.jpg)

Thats what happens when you run out of Muscletech.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: simon on November 28, 2013, 02:05:35 PM
both Fromm & Duvall died for recs.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: arce1988 on November 28, 2013, 07:02:57 PM
 :(


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: kyomu on November 29, 2013, 12:26:36 AM
The death factors of wrestler are most creepy.
They all die young for not only health reasons like bbers but also many accidents.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: ESFitness on November 29, 2013, 12:40:01 AM
Marianna Komlos (September 3, 1969 – September 26, 2004)

 Canadian bodybuilder, fitness model and Valet. She is perhaps best known for her stint in World Wrestling Federation in 1999 as Marianna and [1]"Mrs. Cleavage" Where she was the Manager and "mother" for a wrestler known as "Beaver Cleavage" a parody of the TV show Leave It To Beaver. Following the termination of the Beaver Cleavage gimmick in a scripted 'storm out' by Charles Warrington due to the absurdity of the gimmick, Marianna was portrayed as the girlfriend of Warrington (now with no gimmick), going by the name of 'Chaz'.


Komlos died on September 26, 2004 from breast cancer. She was 35.


old school getbiggers would remember her posting here on the x board back in 2002 - 2004, she could dish out an owning better than any chick that ever posted here

(http://deadwrestlers.net/Marianna%20Komlos.jpg)

(http://www.bodybuildingfanatic.com/mariannakomlos.jpg)

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2-7AdSkZA7I/TIFRqU3VNdI/AAAAAAAAbRk/SQqMiRSb8-M/s1600/Marianna+Komlos+-+WWF.jpg)





I remember her well.. before and during getbig.

Madonna grimes is still fighting breast cancer as far as I know.. her 2nd or 3rd go round with it... I think she was still training/teaching at equinox in la up until recently though.. but I could be wrong.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Novena on November 29, 2013, 03:25:21 AM
This is a list of dead BB-ers on a Dutch site, could't find the English version alas. But you will recognize some names:


http://www.ergogenics.org/491.html (http://www.ergogenics.org/491.html)


(Several Dutch bodybuilders died in the last couple of years, some because of heart problems, others because of crime related activities).



  • Go to:       http://www.bing.com/translator
  • Put address in first box:      http://www.ergogenics.org/491.html
  • Click on address that appears in second box:

Do that to any website you need translated…You have to sort of use your imagination in reading the translations.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: TrueGrit on November 29, 2013, 04:16:51 AM
Ed Van Amsterdam

Sergio


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Karl Kox on November 29, 2013, 06:19:39 AM
44 - Giant Gonzalez (January 31, 1966 - September 22, 2010)

(http://deadwrestlers.net/Giant%20Gonzalez.jpg)




48 - Luna Vachon (January 12, 1962 - August 27, 2010)

(http://deadwrestlers.net/Luna%20Vachon.jpg)





49 - Steve Williams (May 14, 1960 - December 29, 2009)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Steve%20Williams.jpg)




43 - Brian "CRUSH" Adams (April 14, 1964 - August 13, 2007)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Brian%20Adams.jpg)




49 -  Sherri Martel (February 8, 1958 - June 15, 2007)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Sherri%20Martel.jpg)






45 -   Bam Bam Bigelow (September 1, 1961 - January 19, 2007)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Bam%20Bam%20Bigelow.jpg)





42 - "Eathquake" John Tenta (June 22, 1963 - June 7, 2006)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/John%20Tenta.jpg)




38  - Eddie Guerrero (October 9, 1967 - November 13, 2005)


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Eddie%20Guerrero.jpg)





42 - The Big Bossman (May 2, 1962 - September 22, 2004)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/The%20Big%20Bossman.jpg)





45  -  Hercules Hernandez (May 7, 1957 - March 6, 2004) 


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Hercules%20Hernandez.jpg)





32 -  Crash Holly (August 25, 1971 - November 6, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Crash%20Holly.jpg)





46 - Road Warrior Hawk (September 12, 1957 - October 19, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Road%20Warrior%20Hawk.jpg)






42 -  Miss Elizabeth (November 19, 1960 - May 1, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Miss%20Elizabeth.jpg)





44 -   "Mr Perfect" Curt Hennig (March 28, 1958 - February 10, 2003)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Curt%20Hennig.jpg)






39   - Davey Boy Smith (November 27, 1962 - May 18, 2002)


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Davey%20Boy%20Smith.jpg)





38 -   Yokozuna (October 2, 1966 - October 22, 2000)

(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/Yokozuna.jpg)






45  - The Junkyard Dog (December 13, 1952 - June 2, 1998)


(http://www.deadwrestlers.net/The%20Junkyard%20Dog.jpg)













JYD died in a car wreck


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: arce1988 on December 29, 2013, 04:43:45 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWRpQOeWvS4


Did Eddie really have a real heart attack in the ring?


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Vince G, CSN MFT on December 29, 2013, 04:57:46 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWRpQOeWvS4


Did Eddie really have a real heart attack in the ring?

Yes, but he didn't die.  He died in his hotel room brushing his teeth before going to the gym to workout.....must have died instantly because the toothbrush was still in his hands when Chavo found him


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Mr Nobody on December 29, 2013, 05:01:23 PM
Yes, but he didn't die.  He died in his hotel room brushing his teeth before going to the gym to workout.....must have died instantly because the toothbrush was still in his hands when Chavo found him
Dam it change that avatar back to Mickey Mouse it scares me.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Ronnie Rep on December 29, 2013, 05:15:31 PM
Dr.Death Steve Williams, another legit badass


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: oldgolds on December 30, 2013, 07:09:22 AM
Dr.Death Steve Williams, another legit badass
                                                                     I know three guys/bodybuilders who trained at the same gyms that died young of heart attacks.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: funk51 on December 30, 2013, 11:20:56 AM
Yes, but he didn't die.  He died in his hotel room brushing his teeth before going to the gym to workout.....must have died instantly because the toothbrush was still in his hands when Chavo found him
JBL nice guy all heart finishes the match pins a guy who might be dying , i guess the show must go on. :'( :'( :'( makes VKM proud


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: hazbin on December 30, 2013, 11:25:08 AM
 :D


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: arce1988 on December 30, 2013, 12:48:35 PM
  Thanks Vince. Because that video looks like a real heart attack. He should have been in the hospital getting heart surgery.  :(


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Montague on December 30, 2013, 04:22:00 PM
JBL nice guy all heart finishes the match pins a guy who might be dying , i guess the show must go on. :'( :'( :'( makes VKM proud


Hey, at least he didn't hook the leg...true compassion.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: arce1988 on December 30, 2013, 07:00:33 PM
 :(


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Colossus_1986 on December 30, 2013, 11:19:03 PM
This thread is a good reminder about burning the candle on both ends
Sad all these guys go.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on February 19, 2014, 04:26:34 PM
Nelson Frazier, Jr.


Big Daddy V


Died: February 18, 2014     43yrs old






(http://neufutur.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Big-Daddy-V-01.jpg)





Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Disgusted on February 19, 2014, 05:55:18 PM
Marianna Komlos (September 3, 1969 – September 26, 2004)

 Canadian bodybuilder, fitness model and Valet. She is perhaps best known for her stint in World Wrestling Federation in 1999 as Marianna and [1]"Mrs. Cleavage" Where she was the Manager and "mother" for a wrestler known as "Beaver Cleavage" a parody of the TV show Leave It To Beaver. Following the termination of the Beaver Cleavage gimmick in a scripted 'storm out' by Charles Warrington due to the absurdity of the gimmick, Marianna was portrayed as the girlfriend of Warrington (now with no gimmick), going by the name of 'Chaz'.


Komlos died on September 26, 2004 from breast cancer. She was 35.


old school getbiggers would remember her posting here on the x board back in 2002 - 2004, she could dish out an owning better than any chick that ever posted here


(http://deadwrestlers.net/Marianna%20Komlos.jpg)

(http://www.bodybuildingfanatic.com/mariannakomlos.jpg)

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2-7AdSkZA7I/TIFRqU3VNdI/AAAAAAAAbRk/SQqMiRSb8-M/s1600/Marianna+Komlos+-+WWF.jpg)




\
Remember her well. She's the reason I chose the name Disgusted and no it wasn't because I was disgusted with her. She was pretty cool and was able to hang with the best on here.   ;D


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: TrueGrit on February 19, 2014, 06:34:50 PM
Erik Fromm Dead at Age 36

(http://www.ironmagazine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/erikfromm.jpg)

A cautionary tale of what happens when you do duckface with lipstick.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Desolate on February 20, 2014, 01:04:32 AM
I didn't know Miss Elizabeth died? ???

Shocked. :o


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Rami on February 20, 2014, 01:21:56 AM
If you are killing your internal organs with steroids, your internal organs will in turn kill you.  Do to others as you would have them do to you, holds true!


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Bevo on February 20, 2014, 01:58:08 AM
\
Remember her well. She's the reason I chose the name Disgusted and no it wasn't because I was disgusted with her. She was pretty cool and was able to hang with the best on here.   ;D

I remember Mariana well also she posted a lot on mayhem and was really cool


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Bevo on February 20, 2014, 01:59:46 AM
Add 3 of the Von Erich brothers on there who committed suicide young and was addicted to pain killers and other drug problems

Most notably Kerry Von Erich dead at 33

(http://31.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8v81aspjo1qzx70zo1_1280.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on April 08, 2014, 08:30:42 PM
ULTIMATE WARRIOR  4/8/14   54YRS OLD



(http://dailywrestlingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Warrior-620x350.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Coach is Back! on April 08, 2014, 10:06:04 PM
Greg Deferro
Dennis Tennerino
LARRY SCOTT

As for Dave Johns, I was training at Pearls the same time he was there. It was a very sad day at the gym that day.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: gracie bjj on April 09, 2014, 02:34:06 AM
man i didnt even know half these guys where dead :o, it really gets a person thinking especially at my age. we all think its never gone happen to us n im sure most of them on this thread that died felt it would never happen to them either. to b honest ive already came to grips that i have maybe 20 yrs left to live n im cool with that, whats scary is laying in a hospital bed suffering in pain before i die, i hope i have a heart attack in my sleep or something quick like that when my times up


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: _bruce_ on April 09, 2014, 02:51:43 AM
man i didnt even know half these guys where dead :o, it really gets a person thinking especially at my age. we all think its never gone happen to us n im sure most of them on this thread that died felt it would never happen to them either. to b honest ive already came to grips that i have maybe 20 yrs left to live n im cool with that, whats scary is laying in a hospital bed suffering in pain before i die, i hope i have a heart attack in my sleep or something quick like that when my times up

If you're a very active person it's less likely that you'll end up as a "watcher".


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: littleguns on April 09, 2014, 05:06:10 AM
Sad about Warrior, finally back in good graces with WWE and then this happens...


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: oldgolds on April 10, 2014, 06:40:13 AM
Just heard on the news that since 1997, 65 pro wrestlers have died..


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Mr Nobody on April 10, 2014, 08:44:53 AM
Just heard on the news that since 1997, 65 pro wrestlers have died..
What are they doing to cause early death?


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Melkor on April 10, 2014, 09:56:34 AM
What are they doing to cause early death?

Life on the road over 300 days a year, steroids, cocaine, alcohol, painkillers, excess bodyweight, uppers, downers, poor sleep, fast food. Plus most of them keep it up for years on end. The heart and circulatory system is placed under extreme stress from all this, hence the abundance of heart attacks in late 30's, 40's, 50's.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: hench on April 10, 2014, 12:48:39 PM
I wonder if big daddy v nelson frazier ever believed he'd live to old age. Funny enough before i heard of his death a few days before i wondered if he was still around.
Its gotta be nearly impossible to live at that weight let alone make it to old age. When do you ever see sometime in their late 50's/60's that size?
Serious question, how long has big show got left you think?
(Jaws) richard kiel, is the only famous giant i can think of that's made it to old age


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on September 10, 2014, 01:17:59 PM
Sean O'Haire   age 43   Hanged Himself



(http://www.angelfire.com/az3/ponchojones_v1/OHAIRE.JPG)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Straw Man on September 10, 2014, 02:19:41 PM
Not sure if Nick Lavitola has been mentioned yet on this thread

http://articles.elitefts.com/training-articles/farewell-nick-lavitola/


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: thebrink on September 10, 2014, 02:24:44 PM
Sean O'Haire   age 43   Hanged Himself



(http://www.angelfire.com/az3/ponchojones_v1/OHAIRE.JPG)

SHIT!

Im stunned! Seen him a few times, crazy athlete and big guy , WTF!!

I always wondered why Mike Awesome hung himself too , this is really messed up  :-\



Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Rudee on September 10, 2014, 05:48:21 PM
I wonder if big daddy v nelson frazier ever believed he'd live to old age. Funny enough before i heard of his death a few days before i wondered if he was still around.
Its gotta be nearly impossible to live at that weight let alone make it to old age. When do you ever see sometime in their late 50's/60's that size?
Serious question, how long has big show got left you think?
(Jaws) richard kiel, is the only famous giant i can think of that's made it to old age


Jinx!


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: SCRUBS on September 10, 2014, 05:53:10 PM
Hung himself? Did his roid dealer run out???

Sean O'Haire  age 43   Hanged Himself



(http://www.angelfire.com/az3/ponchojones_v1/OHAIRE.JPG)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on September 10, 2014, 06:04:00 PM
(http://seanobsession.8m.com/Images/507/15.jpeg).


(http://www.newmexicoboxing.com/fights2005/bellagiofightgallery/images/t-goodridge-ohaire013.jpg)

(http://s3.amazonaws.com/tapology-images/letterbox_images/1392/default/Ohaire-Sean-Pride32-2.jpg?1276123437)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: hench on September 11, 2014, 12:55:48 AM
 :-X sorry richard

Jinx!



Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: scabbard on November 01, 2014, 02:27:39 AM
Two bodybuilders from my era (1950s) died at an early age:  Floyd Page and Vic Nicoletti, who I believe were in their 40s when they died of heart attacks, if I recall correctly. Bill McCardle (not sure of the spelling) was a bodybuilder who I think was in his 30s when he passed away.  He was a friend and training partner of Larry Scott and was extolling the use of drugs to get big.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Benito Mutumbo on November 01, 2014, 03:49:26 AM
John Romano's nipples.  Tragic double suicide.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: gracie bjj on November 01, 2014, 04:12:34 AM
I am sure steroids played a role, but I am willing to bet more than half were major drug addicts when it comes pain killers and recreational drugs

very true unfortunately


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: gracie bjj on November 01, 2014, 04:16:04 AM
impossible undertaking, you could write a book about the subject for anyone of your categories there.here's a few

great pic of mentzer right there,WOW MAN HE LOOKS AWESOME IN THAT RELAXED SHOT :o


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on November 21, 2014, 10:31:27 AM
RIP Kamala's Legs




#Invalid YouTube Link#


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: oldgolds on November 21, 2014, 11:51:00 AM
And these are only the famous people...There are probably thousands more unknowns who died young from the drugs. I know several from different gyms I trained at and one personal friend.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: gracie bjj on November 21, 2014, 12:20:52 PM
And these are only the famous people...There are probably thousands more unknowns who died young from the drugs. I know several from different gyms I trained at and one personal friend.

same here,especially at the more hardcore gyms,ive seen alot of guys in there 20's and 30's die from rec drugs combined with steroids. sad regardless of it was their fault


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: The Abdominal Snoman on November 21, 2014, 01:35:45 PM
John Romano's nipples.  Tragic double suicide.

LOLZ


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: The Abdominal Snoman on November 21, 2014, 01:37:13 PM
It's the Holiday season...Get ready for a couple of RIP threads to show up here on Getbig real soon. Hope I'm wrong though :-\


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Obvious Gimmick on November 21, 2014, 05:40:15 PM
I've known 2 people die of heroin overdoses, 1 drunkard friend fall in front of a train (dead) and have 1 close friend in prison right now for drunk driving and killing a cyclist.

Meanwhile, I've known countless gym rats who use moderate to low doses of steroids and they (we) are all healthy.

I'll stick to 200 mg of test. Thank you very little  :)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: illuminati on November 21, 2014, 06:51:30 PM
Yes, I know at least 6 men all in their late 30's early 40's all had heart attacks one is waiting for a heart transplant. 
All abused Steroids,lots of Rec Drugs, Drink, smoking, poor diet & lifestyle.

Not sure what could have caused the problems for them though.. ::)

We are pushing our bodies with one type of Drug,
Let alone A Fucking Shoot gun Full Approach.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: GraniteCityDon on November 22, 2014, 04:17:00 AM
Regarding the Guerrero in ring heart attack, it was scripted. Well executed by Eddie but still scripted. JBL was one of his best friends outside the ring and had been for many years, he would have broke character for sure if this was actually going down.

Plus weve seen heart attacks on camera before, the cameraman does not stick a camera in your face for all to see. The angles change & focus is placed elsewhere to not expose viewers to it. Kings is a classic example, and dont give me, "they wanted to focus on the match" BS.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: hench on November 22, 2014, 11:18:37 AM
fuck lawler had a heart attack in the ring?
Is Bob Backlund not on this list yet?
Regarding the Guerrero in ring heart attack, it was scripted. Well executed by Eddie but still scripted. JBL was one of his best friends outside the ring and had been for many years, he would have broke character for sure if this was actually going down.

Plus weve seen heart attacks on camera before, the cameraman does not stick a camera in your face for all to see. The angles change & focus is placed elsewhere to not expose viewers to it. Kings is a classic example, and dont give me, "they wanted to focus on the match" BS.



Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: SuperTed on November 23, 2014, 01:21:06 AM
Regarding the Guerrero in ring heart attack, it was scripted. Well executed by Eddie but still scripted. JBL was one of his best friends outside the ring and had been for many years, he would have broke character for sure if this was actually going down.

Plus weve seen heart attacks on camera before, the cameraman does not stick a camera in your face for all to see. The angles change & focus is placed elsewhere to not expose viewers to it. Kings is a classic example, and dont give me, "they wanted to focus on the match" BS.


That's true. It was the same with Owen Hart's death:

Quote
Television viewers did not see the incident. During the fall, a pre-taped vignette was being shown on the pay-per-view broadcast as well as on the monitors in the darkened arena. Afterward, while Hart was being worked on by medical personnel inside the ring, the live event's broadcast showed only the audience. Meanwhile, WWF television announcer Jim Ross repeatedly told those watching live on pay-per-view that what had just transpired was not a wrestling angle or storyline and that Hart was hurt badly, emphasizing the seriousness of the situation.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: scabbard on December 09, 2014, 12:59:16 AM
Here's another bodybuilder's name from my era (1950-1960).  Bodybuilder Tom Sansone died at the age of 38.  He was Mr. America 1958 and Mr. Universe (amateur) 1963.  There were rumors that steroids contributed to his cancer, but his brother denied that. 
     A funny thing, I once was watching a quiz show that had already started, and there as a contestant was none other than Tom Sansone.  I don't know if he displayed his body before the quiz, but he was dressed in a suit and tie and was in a booth to answer the questions.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on March 21, 2015, 02:19:10 PM
Ray Mysterio 619 setup move kills mexican wrestler


the show must go on  ???



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-i3iPUBf7Hw


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Novena on March 22, 2015, 04:31:29 AM

Regarding the Guerrero in ring heart attack, it was scripted. Well executed by Eddie but still scripted. JBL was one of his best friends outside the ring and had been for many years, he would have broke character for sure if this was actually going down.
Plus weve seen heart attacks on camera before, the cameraman does not stick a camera in your face for all to see. The angles change & focus is placed elsewhere to not expose viewers to it. Kings is a classic example, and dont give me, "they wanted to focus on the match" BS.
Sometimes the production crew is caught flat footed and they are wondering if the performer is adlibbing.
:50…….
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkWgBK03jlM



Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: falco on March 22, 2015, 10:30:32 AM
Ray Mysterio 619 setup move kills mexican wrestler


the show must go on  ???



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-i3iPUBf7Hw

Se murió por nosostros, putas...


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on June 11, 2015, 10:12:47 AM
http://www.wwe.com/inside/dusty-rhodes-passes-away (http://www.wwe.com/inside/dusty-rhodes-passes-away)


PIP


Died of Fatness today age of 69




(http://www.profightdb.com/img/wrestlers/thumbs-600/8d5ca95cd5drhodesimg.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: 2Thick on June 11, 2015, 10:28:58 AM
http://www.wwe.com/inside/dusty-rhodes-passes-away (http://www.wwe.com/inside/dusty-rhodes-passes-away)


PIP


Died of Fatness today age of 69


(http://www.profightdb.com/img/wrestlers/thumbs-600/8d5ca95cd5drhodesimg.jpg)


I'll bet it was those damned Four Horsemen who finally killed him!  :'(

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_KCuwQrsmw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK6Kh3Nb7rU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbp0WBpqN1c




Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nether Animal on June 11, 2015, 10:31:40 AM
No way.... RIP dusty  :-[


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Skylge on June 11, 2015, 10:37:16 AM
Here's another bodybuilder's name from my era (1950-1960).  Bodybuilder Tom Sansone died at the age of 38.  He was Mr. America 1958 and Mr. Universe (amateur) 1963.  There were rumors that steroids contributed to his cancer, but his brother denied that. 
     A funny thing, I once was watching a quiz show that had already started, and there as a contestant was none other than Tom Sansone.  I don't know if he displayed his body before the quiz, but he was dressed in a suit and tie and was in a booth to answer the questions.

www.jaredzimmerer.com/blog/2015/5/7/tom-sansones-eleven-rules-for-bodybuilding-success


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: LanceD on June 11, 2015, 11:25:15 AM
add Dusty Rhodes to that list...


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on August 02, 2015, 10:28:42 AM
http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3355552/r-p-rowdy-roddy-piper-dies-61/ (http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3355552/r-p-rowdy-roddy-piper-dies-61/)

DEAD 61 Years old

Incredibly sad news as it’s being reported that “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died at age 61. Piper, who was born Roderick George Toombs, passed away from natural causes in his home in Hollywood. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2006 but was declared free from cancer last November.

Piper was a wrestling icon in the WWE, having earned the WWF Intercontinental Championship as well as the World Tag Team Championship with Ric Flair. He was inducted in the WWE Hall Of Fame in 2005.

To us horror fans, Piper was most known for his role as John Nada in John Carpenter’s They Live, a role that would turn the phrase, “I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass…and I’m all out of bubblegum,” into one of film’s most iconic lines. He was also Sam Hell in the cult classic Hell Comes To Frogtown, a film that I have thoroughly enjoyed for years.

We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and countless fans. He will be sorely missed.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bQ4au0W_Vo


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on April 20, 2016, 08:42:57 PM
Pip Chyna



45 yrs old


The porn life couldnt save her life



(http://www.topropepress.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/chyna1.png)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: calfzilla on April 20, 2016, 09:39:23 PM
Sadly we can add Balls Mahoney and Black Jack Mulligan to the list.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: FREAKgeek on April 21, 2016, 07:34:48 AM
(http://media.ufc.tv/Mannysuit.jpg)

Emanuel Yarbrough. Technically, sumo wrestler and MMA, but dabbled in pro wrestling. Heart attack at 51.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: hench on April 21, 2016, 10:27:57 AM
Is this viscera?
(http://media.ufc.tv/Mannysuit.jpg)

Emanuel Yarbrough. Technically, sumo wrestler and MMA, but dabbled in pro wrestling. Heart attack at 51.



Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: calfzilla on April 21, 2016, 11:10:30 AM
Is this viscera?

I don't think so but he's dead too.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: FREAKgeek on April 21, 2016, 11:22:02 AM
Is this viscera?

No sir, but definitely a resemblance. EY was actually was twice his size at one point, believe it or not


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on February 17, 2017, 08:33:16 AM
79 hairy years old


PIP

(http://ll-media.tmz.com/2017/02/17/0217-remembering-george-animal-steele-launch-3.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: a_pupil on February 17, 2017, 08:38:59 AM
Nicole bass and chyna died within a year of each other.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: JimmyJam1974 on February 17, 2017, 08:46:24 AM
Nicole bass and chyna died within a year of each other.
Massive clits of peace


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: falco on February 17, 2017, 08:56:55 AM
Her smoking habits caused her a stroke at a young age.

(http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/06/24/21/29F04E7900000578-0-image-a-52_1435177038158.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Nails on February 17, 2017, 08:59:22 AM
Who photoshopped the tattoos off rich piana there?




http://www.getbig.com/boards/index.php?board=1.0
Her smoking habits caused her a stroke at a young age.

(http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/06/24/21/29F04E7900000578-0-image-a-52_1435177038158.jpg)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: falco on February 17, 2017, 09:00:49 AM
Nicole bass and chyna died within a year of each other.

Poor Chyna died of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

(https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRiO7dJV6xa4Rc7mlc-YM9IXbj0DhF3mrnuhxjnR9wS3gXqPHXq)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: funk51 on February 17, 2017, 09:01:34 AM
doug beaver 1942-2016.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: hench on February 17, 2017, 09:31:08 AM
Yep, Nelson frazier died at just 43
I don't think so but he's dead too.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: ilalin on February 17, 2017, 11:18:19 AM
Damn, I didn't know Luke Wood and Atwood were dead.  Haven't been too up to date on the forums.
I think some deaths are not directly related to steroids...especially when the guy is past 50, but many are a direct cause.
Let's face it, heavy roid use in bbing is a complete contradiction to a healthy lifestyle.  Most of these guys have a drug problem and compete to validate their drug use.
"I have a comp coming up, so I'm on XYZ...you know, for the competition....it's what you have to do to compete."
Well...don't compete then fool. ;)  So dumb.

I don't view bbers as "gladiators" or doing something noble and impressive....it's the same as a heroin addict overdosing...no different.  You can actually bodybuild without drugs...go figure.
Smarten up.


let's be honest here. there's no bodybuilding without drugs....ok, 1 in 100,000 or less. that is not big business, therefore would not live too long in the land of the fortune amassing


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: JimmyJam1974 on February 17, 2017, 11:33:13 AM
I've been out of the loop for a while. I didn't know Atwood and Long died.


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: ESFitness on February 17, 2017, 12:07:25 PM
Look atbthe majority of bbers (and strength guys) who die young. It's usually a perfect storm.

1 blood pressure (kidney damage. Filter water through a sponge? No problem.. Turn those kidneys into coral, kinda a problem)
2 high bodyweight, sleep apnea, etc...
3 enlarged heart (bodyweight, physical activity, anabolics, growth hormone... Add in stimulants and painkillers)
4 cardiovascular damage from stimulants and painkillers (i suppose aas as well... Such as deca)


Hardly ever "just steroids". (never knew nasser to use stims or painkillers... Just a big dude who never went off and ran 5g test/wk even after he retired)


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: dj181 on February 17, 2017, 12:10:13 PM
doug beaver 1942-2016.

damn! those triceps  :o


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: FREAKgeek on February 18, 2017, 02:38:00 PM
Ivan "The Russian Bear" Koloff.






Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: MP on September 09, 2017, 03:03:34 PM
http://dailym.ai/2wOS1ON


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Matt on September 09, 2017, 03:21:03 PM
Beef IT BetiL!

Still alive at 66 years of age.


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: illuminati on September 09, 2017, 04:27:12 PM
Still alive at 66 years of age.


And Still in Prison ?

Meet him a few times - Thick as in Stupid And a
Very odd individual .

A friend banned Bertil from his gym because of his strange behaviour


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: The Ugly on September 09, 2017, 05:08:01 PM
I've been out of the loop for a while. I didn't know Atwood and Long died.

Who we talking about here?


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Desolate on September 09, 2017, 06:28:16 PM
I swear to God that I had no idea that Nicole Bass died.

None. :o


Title: Re: --LIST of dead Bodybuilders-Wrestlers-Strongmen--
Post by: Powerlift66 on September 10, 2017, 01:19:48 AM

And Still in Prison ?

Meet him a few times - Thick as in Stupid And a
Very odd individual .

A friend banned Bertil from his gym because of his strange behaviour

Dude was strong as fuck (Bertil) and yes, a different kind of character for sure.

Psycho Killer
Qu'est-ce que c'est
fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa far better
Run run run run run run run away


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: Skylge on September 10, 2017, 02:47:35 AM
Just to update this topic:

Dallas McCarver  (age 26)

Rich Piana  (age 46)


Who else?


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: MP on September 10, 2017, 05:16:34 PM
Which getbigger left the reader comment?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4867768/World-champion-female-body-builder-burned-alive.html


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: calfzilla on September 10, 2017, 06:22:02 PM
Which getbigger left the reader comment?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4867768/World-champion-female-body-builder-burned-alive.html

Lol  :D


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: AbrahamG on October 19, 2017, 06:05:11 PM
Which getbigger left the reader comment?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4867768/World-champion-female-body-builder-burned-alive.html

LMFAO @ Big Lenny. 


Title: Re: LIST of dead Bodybuilders - Wrestlers - Strongmen
Post by: stuntmovie on October 20, 2017, 08:33:42 AM
Good friend ... Curtis Leffler.  (Mentioned earlier???)

Bill McArdle .... Mid to late 1960's. The first competitive bodybuilder I knew who passed away at an early age.

There are tons of interesting back-ground stories here if you do some internet searches.