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OMEGA Lap cheong Level: 83 Posts: 725/1747 EXP: 5380328 For next: 51916 Since: 18.6.02 From: North Cacalacky Since last post: 2860 days Last activity: 466 days # 1 Posted on 29.11.03 2321.25 Reposted on: 29.11.10 2323.28 Moondog Spot, real name Larry Booker, collapsed in the ring during tonight's event at the Mid South Coliseum in Memphis and was taken from the building by ambulance and transported to Methodist Central Hospital. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful and he passed away shortly after suffering the collapse. His family was with him at the show and accompanied him to the hospital. Spot had been a legendary figure in the Tennessee area for years and had also wrestled as Larry Latham. -1wrestling.com RIP, Moondog Spot Promote this thread!
Big Bad Scrapple Level: 152 Posts: 2490/7025 EXP: 44041727 For next: 260035 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 33 min. # 2 Posted on 30.11.03 0019.20 Reposted on: 30.11.10 0019.52 In the ring...man, that's terrible. RIP, Spot.
Barbwire Mike Boudin rouge Level: 48 Posts: 48/502 EXP: 789169 For next: 34379 Since: 6.11.03 From: Dudleyville Since last post: 4219 days Last activity: 4212 days # 3 Posted on 30.11.03 1420.45 Reposted on: 30.11.10 1422.58 I usually leave the mourning to others, but Spot put on some live matches in SMW I'll never forget. He also really helped out a friend while he was coming up through the ranks. This saddens me. I hope you're at peace, Spot.
mikebuk Pickled pork Level: 32 Posts: 6/198 EXP: 195169 For next: 11275 Since: 22.11.03 From: Blackpool, England Since last post: 2727 days Last activity: 73 days
Y!: # 4 Posted on 30.11.03 1857.15 Reposted on: 30.11.10 1858.10 Sad to hear about Spot. I know of him, but never saw many of his matches. I wonder if many wrestlers harbour a desire to die doing what they love doing best. Too many deaths in the wrestling world have come from substance abuse. (edited by mikebuk on 1.12.03 0222)
redsoxnation Scrapple Level: 156 Posts: 3101/7534 EXP: 48025726 For next: 464002 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1398 days Last activity: 1398 days # 5 Posted on 1.12.03 1044.36 Reposted on: 1.12.10 1047.00 A sad day. Hopefully they bury Spot's favorite bone with him.
JoshMann Andouille Level: 90 Posts: 53/2159 EXP: 7031193 For next: 157443 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 3211 days Last activity: 3209 days
Y!: # 6 Posted on 1.12.03 1345.30 Reposted on: 1.12.10 1345.32 Originally posted by OMEGA His family was with him at the show and accompanied him to the hospital. You mean REX? (ducks)
MonteCarl Potato korv Level: 55 Posts: 247/666 EXP: 1283586 For next: 30612 Since: 21.1.02 From: Saginaw, MI Since last post: 730 days Last activity: 215 days
AIM: # 7 Posted on 1.12.03 1414.14 Reposted on: 1.12.10 1414.28 For those who missed it, or for those who don't even know it exists, former Memphis wrestling manager Scott Bowden writes a weekly wrestling column over at http://www.moviepoopshoot.com every Thursday. Two weeks ago, he wrote a great column on The Moondogs. It's a great read, especially now: http://www.moviepoopshoot.com/wrestling/ 62.html --Monte N
BigVitoMark Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 650/1509 EXP: 4298276 For next: 83969 Since: 10.8.02 From: Queen's University, Canada Since last post: 4297 days Last activity: 4206 days
ICQ: # 8 Posted on 2.12.03 1147.31 Reposted on: 2.12.10 1148.11 Originally posted by mikebuk I wonder if many wrestlers harbour a desire to die doing what they love doing best. Too many deaths in the wrestling world have come from substance abuse. (edited by mikebuk on 1.12.03 0222) It's hearing stories like this (or the one in Ted DiBiase's book) that really make you wonder what the hell a guy like Teddy Hart is thinking when he says that if he dies in the ring so be it.
YelloRains Chaurice Level: 5 Posts: 2/3 EXP: 363 For next: 166 Since: 3.12.03 From: Memphis Since last post: 4895 days Last activity: 4895 days # 9 Posted on 3.12.03 1749.49 Reposted on: 3.12.10 1751.42 rest in peace i think its terrible that he died but at least it was doing what he loved.
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