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OMEGA Lap cheong Level: 82 Posts: 725/1747 EXP: 4998723 For next: 210526 Since: 18.6.02 From: North Cacalacky Since last post: 2118 days Last activity: 39 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: 147 Posts: 2490/6818 EXP: 39214551 For next: 223644 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 53 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: 47 Posts: 48/502 EXP: 727197 For next: 39012 Since: 6.11.03 From: Dudleyville Since last post: 3476 days Last activity: 3469 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: 31 Posts: 6/198 EXP: 179791 For next: 5574 Since: 22.11.03 From: Blackpool, England Since last post: 1984 days Last activity: 1840 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: 153 Posts: 3101/7534 EXP: 44596022 For next: 727485 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 656 days Last activity: 656 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: 88 Posts: 53/2159 EXP: 6477807 For next: 172883 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2469 days Last activity: 2466 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: 54 Posts: 247/665 EXP: 1192363 For next: 41514 Since: 21.1.02 From: Saginaw, MI Since last post: 171 days Last activity: 1 day
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: 76 Posts: 650/1509 EXP: 3990326 For next: 15753 Since: 10.8.02 From: Queen's University, Canada Since last post: 3554 days Last activity: 3464 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: 334 For next: 195 Since: 3.12.03 From: Memphis Since last post: 4152 days Last activity: 4152 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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