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OMEGA Lap cheong Level: 84 Posts: 725/1747 EXP: 5525814 For next: 136162 Since: 18.6.02 From: North Cacalacky Since last post: 3158 days Last activity: 764 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: 153 Posts: 2490/7037 EXP: 45313686 For next: 9821 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 18 days Last activity: 5 days # 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: 812671 For next: 10877 Since: 6.11.03 From: Dudleyville Since last post: 4517 days Last activity: 4509 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: 201000 For next: 5444 Since: 22.11.03 From: Blackpool, England Since last post: 3025 days Last activity: 371 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: 157 Posts: 3101/7534 EXP: 49332850 For next: 246492 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1696 days Last activity: 1696 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: 91 Posts: 53/2159 EXP: 7241029 For next: 227912 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 3509 days Last activity: 3506 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: 56 Posts: 247/666 EXP: 1317385 For next: 80800 Since: 21.1.02 From: Saginaw, MI Since last post: 1027 days Last activity: 56 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: 79 Posts: 650/1509 EXP: 4415622 For next: 163865 Since: 10.8.02 From: Queen's University, Canada Since last post: 4595 days Last activity: 4504 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: 374 For next: 155 Since: 3.12.03 From: Memphis Since last post: 5193 days Last activity: 5193 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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