Former ECWA wrestler Boogie Woogie Brown has passed away from complications stemming from a battle of Lupus. Tona Ford, 72, a female wrestler from the 60's (Princess Tona Tomah), died in her sleep on 6/15.
Bobby Heenan, 64, underwent surgery for cataracts around both eyes after he did his appearance for the Vince McMahon Appreciation Night.
Harley Race's WLW promotion is doing its annual show the night before the Lou Thesz/George Tragos Hall of Fame banquest on 7/13 in Waterloo, IA. WWE superstar Trevor Murdoch is booking for the show. The show will also mark the debut of Joe Hennig, the son of the late "Mr. Perfect" Curt Henning.
Speaking of Race, the WWE hall of famer will be doing a training camp from 9/17 to 9/22 for wrestlers to be scouted by WWE (with Mike Bucci present) and Pro Wrestling Noah. Keith Walker and Robert Anthony were signed by WWE from last year's camp and Pro Wrestling Noah selected Mike and Ted DiBiase Jr. and Daniel Cross to train at the Noah dojo.
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