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Read a report he has passed away after a long illness.

One hell of a performer.
Not such a good human though.

http://ble.ac/2jnW9ho

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Both Snuka and Piper gone. Wow.

Wondering who will be the last remaining member of the Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling line-up.


(Didn't realize Uncle Phil from Fresh Prince voiced Junkyard Dog)
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    Originally posted by dwaters
    Wondering who will be the last remaining member of the Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling line-up.
My money's on Tito Santana.

According to Wikipedia, we're at the 50% mark:
- Hulk Hogan
- Wendi Richter
- Hillbilly Jim
- Tito Santana
- The Iron Sheik
- Nikolai Volkoff
- Bobby "The Brain" Heenan
- "Mean" Gene Okerlund
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- Junkyard Dog
- Captain Lou Albano
- André the Giant
- Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka
- Roddy Piper
- The Fabulous Moolah
- Big John Studd
- Mr. Fuji



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    Originally posted by KJames199
    My money's on Tito Santana.


While that's a good bet, I think I'd go with Hillbilly Jim for the higher payout. They're a year apart in age, Jim had a much shorter career, and the last time I saw him he looked to be in good health. Imagine the sort of matches Hillbilly Jim typically wrestled probably involved less wear & tear on his body than Tito's more high flying style.

Of course, this is assuming Hogan doesn't refuse to job to the reaper when the time comes.
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Wendi Richter. Only 55. Women live longer.



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Probably a lot of people soured on Superfly because of the (probable) murder of his gf back then.

But growing up, he was Always a favorite of mine.
Basically the first high flyer I saw. Loved the leap from the top.

Very interesting and influential character back in those days.

RIP Superfly.
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