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The W - Pro Wrestling - Lance Russell
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http://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/2017/10/03/legendary-memphis-wrestling-announcer-lance-russell-dies-91/726519001/

For my money, the only man who came close to Gordon Solie as a professional wrestling announcer.

My earliest wrestling memories are from Memphis, and he would call the action every Saturday morning. It's terrible more people didn't know him.
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I have to admit, I don't know him.
But the simple fact that he was a staple in Memphis and all the classic stuff that happened there makes him important to the history. Part of Lawler/Kaufman, etc.
A lot of wrestlers pay tribute to him.
BUt maybe most importantly, 67 years of marriage. Kudos.
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He was a regional guy who never got on cable, or he'd be right up there with Solie. Tremendous talent.
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