Luther Lindsay, one of professional wrestling's first black stars, died of a heart attack at the end of a match. Lindsay had just made the winning move when he died while laying on top of his opponent. The incident took place at the Boston Arena on March 4, 1952.
Lindsay was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on January 11, 1918. He began his career as a pro boxer before turning to pro wrestling in 1948. In that sport, he became known for his aggressive style of fighting and high-flying moves.
He is also well-known for being one of the first black wrestlers to appear on television. From 1952 to 1957, he worked mainly for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) promotion. During this time, he held the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship twice. In addition, he also won the NWA American Heavyweight Championship once.
After retiring from wrestling, he started a boxing club in Boston where he lived. Luther Lindsay died at the age of 32 after having been in hospital for several weeks with pneumonia. His death was due to heart failure caused by injuries he received during his wrestling matches.
Black athletes have always been involved in sports and athletics. But it wasn't until recent years that they started getting recognized for their skills outside of the boxing ring or field.
He was dead by the time the ambulance arrived at the hospital. His autopsy revealed that he died of a heart attack and had substantial arteriosclerotic plaques throughout his body. He was the only wrestler to hold both the World Wrestling Federation and the Intercontinental Championship titles.
The Ultimate Warrior made his debut on January 11, 1990. At the time of his death, he was 48 years old. During his career, he held the World Wrestling Federation (WWF)'s World Heavyweight Championship twice. The first time was in 1992 after defeating Hulk Hogan for it. The second time was just months before his death when he defeated Shawn Michaels to become the champion again. He is also known for being one of the first wrestlers to use a steel chair as a weapon.
The Ultimate Warrior had 8 children with his wife Sonia. They all followed in their father's footsteps and became professional wrestlers themselves. Today, they are known as "The Modern Day Wariors" or "The Ultimate Family".
After hearing about the Ultimate Warrior's death, Vince McMahon, who was then the WWF president, announced that due to health concerns, he was removing the ring from all of its arenas worldwide. This included the ring that the Warrior used during his matches. He also said that from now on, no one would be allowed to enter the arena if they were overweight.
Medics and wrestlers raced into the ring to try to resuscitate Albright, but all efforts were futile. Albright died as a result of a heart attack caused by an enlarged heart, coronary artery blockages, and untreated diabetes. He was 38 years old.
After his death, it was reported that Albright had a history of heart problems and diabetes. However, none of these issues were mentioned in any of his public appearances or interviews. It is possible that because he was such a high-profile figure, no one brought up his medical issues because they wanted to protect his reputation.
There have been other deaths of famous wrestlers that we will never know the truth about. In this case, we do know how Albright died because it was confirmed by both medics and his wife. Although we may never know what really caused his heart attack, it's safe to say that it wasn't due to health issues since he appeared completely healthy before entering the ring that night.
It's also worth mentioning that prior to becoming a professional wrestler, Albright had a career as a bodybuilder. Bodybuilders are known to have heart conditions because they use steroids and other drugs to increase their size and strength. Because of this, it's possible that when he turned pro, he did so with a heart that wasn't ready for such strenuous activity.
He passed away after being knocked out in the seventh round. He died 16 days after he was knocked unconscious. Owen was knocked unconscious and died without regaining consciousness six weeks later. Perished as a result of injuries sustained during the struggle He slumped in the ring, went into a coma, and died two days later from a blood clot. Kim passed away four days after the bout. He died in his sleep at age 42.
Owen Hart was a professional wrestler who also worked as a boxer. On January 4th, 2002, he had a match against The Rock 'n' Roll Express at the Overton Expo Center in Braddock, Pennsylvania. In this match, both men were involved in a slugfest that saw them go to the floor many times before The Rock 'n' Roll Express eventually won the match by default because Owen did not show up for their next match.
After the match, The Godfather performed a piledriver on Owen which caused him to hit his head on the mat causing him to lose consciousness. When he didn't arrive at the hospital within the required time, friends and family assumed that he had survived the piledriver and called the police. However, when officers arrived on the scene, they found his body lying in a pool of blood with multiple trauma markers on the side of the ring. An autopsy revealed that he had died of a blood clot that formed in his chest due to trauma to his heart.
Kim Jones was born on August 24th, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan.