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OMEGA Lap cheong Level: 83 Posts: 725/1747 EXP: 5241236 For next: 191008 Since: 18.6.02 From: North Cacalacky Since last post: 2583 days Last activity: 189 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: 2490/6978 EXP: 42507129 For next: 789447 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 18 hours Last activity: 37 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: 766639 For next: 56909 Since: 6.11.03 From: Dudleyville Since last post: 3942 days Last activity: 3935 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: 189579 For next: 16865 Since: 22.11.03 From: Blackpool, England Since last post: 2450 days Last activity: 2306 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: 46775840 For next: 641487 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1121 days Last activity: 1121 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: 6830021 For next: 85907 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2934 days Last activity: 2932 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: 1251296 For next: 62902 Since: 21.1.02 From: Saginaw, MI Since last post: 453 days Last activity: 260 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: 4186059 For next: 5089 Since: 10.8.02 From: Queen's University, Canada Since last post: 4020 days Last activity: 3929 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: 353 For next: 176 Since: 3.12.03 From: Memphis Since last post: 4618 days Last activity: 4618 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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