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06-07-2006, 11:38 AM
And yet another one passes away ..... kind of expected
John "Earthquake" Tenta Passes Away
Posted by Larry Csonka on 06.07.2006
Thanks for the memories.
According to WWE.com, John "Earthquake" Tenta passed away this morning at the age of 42 after a lengthy battle with bladder cancer. Tenta is survived by his wife and three kids.
We at 411mania would like to offer our condolences to the Tenta family during this difficult time.
06-07-2006, 11:50 AM
Ah man, another wrestler going way too young. Earthquake was never the most healthy looking guy, and I didn't know he was battling cancer. RIP Quake.
06-07-2006, 12:10 PM
06-07-2006, 01:03 PM
<i>Posted by Larry Csonka</i>
That can't be who the name implies it is can it?
If so dayum how he's fallen.
06-07-2006, 01:13 PM
<i>Posted by Larry Csonka</i>
That can't be who the name implies it is can it?
If so dayum how he's fallen.
Nah. Larry's doing quite well.
big nasty kcnut
06-07-2006, 02:03 PM
this sick rip tenta.
06-07-2006, 03:43 PM
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06-07-2006, 03:48 PM
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Bruiser Brian Cox
Kurt Von Poppenheim
Ted Pretty -2002, 40, heart attack
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Stan Staziak 1937-1997 60, heart failure
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Brian Pillman 1962-1997 35, heart attack
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Buddy Rogers 1921-1992 71, stroke
Buzz Sawyer 1960-1992 32, overdose
Chris Von Erich 1971-1991 20, suicide
Haystacks Calhoun 1933-1989 56, diabetes
Adrian Adonis 1964-1988 24, auto accident
Bruiser Brody 1946-1988 42, murdered
Mike Von Erich 1964-1987 23, suicide
Gino Hernandez 1957-1986 29, overdose
David Von Erich 1959-1984 25, overdose
Abdullah Farouk 1929-1983 54, heart attack
06-07-2006, 04:25 PM
And another bad actor shuffles off this mortal coil.
RIP John Tenta
06-07-2006, 11:59 PM
Oh my God, no.
I just mentioned Tenta to someone two days ago.
06-08-2006, 12:12 AM
Earthquake's highlight was definitely his feud with Hogan. Fairly agile big man actually.
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