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« Reply #50 on: September 21, 2012, 06:39:22 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
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« Reply #51 on: September 21, 2012, 07:27:32 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.
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« Reply #52 on: September 21, 2012, 10:50:36 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
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« Reply #53 on: September 21, 2012, 12:39:33 PM »

How did hogan live? It seems every one from that generation didn't?
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« Reply #54 on: September 21, 2012, 12:41:44 PM »

How did hogan live? It seems every one from that generation didn't?

And he is still wrestling!
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« Reply #55 on: September 21, 2012, 12:50:14 PM »

Well the iron sheik apparently did more rec drugs than anyone yet still lives, albeit in his own mental universe
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« Reply #56 on: September 21, 2012, 12:50:52 PM »

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.
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« Reply #57 on: September 21, 2012, 12:52:40 PM »

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« Reply #58 on: September 22, 2012, 05:04:38 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....
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« Reply #59 on: September 22, 2012, 12:59:18 PM »

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« Reply #60 on: September 22, 2012, 01:12:25 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


(Several Dutch bodybuilders died in the last couple of years, some because of heart problems, others because of crime related activities).
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« Reply #61 on: September 22, 2012, 04:11:20 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.
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« Reply #62 on: September 23, 2012, 05:28:38 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
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« Reply #63 on: September 24, 2012, 06:29:11 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:



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« Reply #64 on: September 24, 2012, 06:58:43 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 Smiley

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.

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« Reply #65 on: September 24, 2012, 07:13:09 PM »

Hans Hopstaken

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« Reply #66 on: September 24, 2012, 07:19:13 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 Undecided

I had no idea Artwood died. He looked like a walkin steroid pharmacy though so its no real surprise.
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« Reply #67 on: September 24, 2012, 07:21:57 PM »

Undertaker and Kane are dead too.
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« Reply #68 on: September 24, 2012, 07:23:13 PM »

Undertaker and Kane are dead too.

Don't forget Paul Bearer too. He was buried alive in cement.
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« Reply #69 on: September 24, 2012, 07:34:52 PM »

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

Yes. OP, please revise the list as soon as possible.
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« Reply #70 on: September 24, 2012, 08:38:04 PM »

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

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!!"
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« Reply #71 on: September 24, 2012, 09:12:47 PM »

ironically every man that ever won the mr. O lives on
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« Reply #72 on: September 25, 2012, 03:12:49 AM »

Dino Bravo - Murdered by Mob hit...

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« Reply #73 on: September 25, 2012, 05:30:17 PM »

Dino was involved with some very dangerous Italians in Montreal, smuggling cigarettes.
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« Reply #74 on: September 25, 2012, 05:34:58 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.  Cheesy
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