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OMEGA Lap cheong Level: 83 Posts: 725/1747 EXP: 5226655 For next: 205589 Since: 18.6.02 From: North Cacalacky Since last post: 2555 days Last activity: 160 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: 151 Posts: 2490/6970 EXP: 42319678 For next: 976898 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 16 hours # 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: 764273 For next: 1936 Since: 6.11.03 From: Dudleyville Since last post: 3913 days Last activity: 3906 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: 188992 For next: 17452 Since: 22.11.03 From: Blackpool, England Since last post: 2421 days Last activity: 2277 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: 155 Posts: 3101/7534 EXP: 46644795 For next: 772532 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1093 days Last activity: 1093 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: 89 Posts: 53/2159 EXP: 6808898 For next: 107030 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2906 days Last activity: 2903 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: 1247912 For next: 66286 Since: 21.1.02 From: Saginaw, MI Since last post: 424 days Last activity: 231 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: 77 Posts: 650/1509 EXP: 4174293 For next: 16855 Since: 10.8.02 From: Queen's University, Canada Since last post: 3991 days Last activity: 3901 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: 352 For next: 177 Since: 3.12.03 From: Memphis Since last post: 4589 days Last activity: 4589 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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