The Fabulous Moolah passes away


The Fabulous Moolah passes away
A legend in the history of WWE's women's division, Lillian Ellison a.k.a. The Fabulous Moolah, has passed away at the age of 74.

Many fans will remember the Hall Of Famer for her humorous appearances with Mae Young but she was there from day one.

Moolah's career was recognized in the 2004 documentary "Lipstick and Dynamite", which looked at the pioneering days of women's professional wrestling, featuring Moolah, Mae Young and Penny Banner, among others. And she released an autobiography via WWE in 2004.

Moolah had recently undergone an eye transplant and was scheduled to have her shoulder replaced.

"In the world of women’s wrestling, there will always be one irrefutable legend that stands head and shoulders above the rest: The Fabulous Moolah. She was the longest reigning champion in the history of her chosen sport, or any sport for that matter. And with more than 50 years in the business to her credit, she established a legacy that will never be forgotten, making her name synonymous with female wrestling."

A number of friends are remembering Fabulous Moolah on WWE.com after her passing over the weekend. Mae Young, Beth Phoenix, Victoria, Howard Finkel and others remember her.

WWE.com wrote this about her passing:

WWE is saddened by the passing of Lillian Ellison, who was known to sports-entertainment fans as Hall of Famer Fabulous Moolah. She passed away last night in Columbia, S.C.

In the world of women’s wrestling, there will always be one irrefutable legend that stands head and shoulders above the rest: The Fabulous Moolah. She was the longest reigning champion in the history of her chosen sport, or any sport for that matter. And with more than 50 years in the business to her credit, she established a legacy that will never be forgotten, making her name synonymous with female wrestling.

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