Skip to comments.WWE legend Dusty Rhodes dies at 69
Posted on 06/11/2015 12:01:04 PM PDT by massmike
Wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes died Thursday morning, the WWE confirmed on Twitter. He was 69.
The pro wrestler, whose real name was Virgil Runnels was famously known as "The American Dream." The cause of death is unknown.
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Harley Race vs Dusty Rhodes - NWA World Title Change - 1979
Just saw him at the WWE Hall Of Fame induction ceremony back in April..last year Ultimate Warrior , now Dusty Rhodes, very sad..he was one heck of an entertainer, RIP American Dream Dusty Rhodes
I never could remember whether he ever took the crown from Harley Race ( I didn’t think the script allowed that ).
Another master of the English language making a living in journalism.
I thought this line originated with Coach Bill Peterson who was at FSU in the '60s.
Sassy black woman trapped in a white man from Texas’ body. RIP Dusty. But his sons are still in the business.
When I watched wrestling many years ago, he was known as “Dirty Dusty Rhodes.”
The Tower of Power, too sweet to be sour.
He was with the The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) for the good years.
Houston used to have televised pro wrestling, Paul Bousch was the promoter back in the day.
WaHoo McDaniel was the town favorite: (June 19, 1938 April 18, 2002)
I grew up in Charlotte, and went to school with some these guys kids.
Dusty used to tape the corners of razor blades to his fingers to get the blood. If you looked at his forehead he had dozens of cut scars.
They were all pretty decent guys, Just a job.
Anybody recognize the curly haired guy behind Dusty in the photo?
Magnum TA (Terry Allen) almost killed himself when he wrapped his Porsche around a pole on Providence Rd.
After Sunday matches, they all used to get together at Bennigans to eat, and drink. Saw Ric Flair rip a urinal off the wall there because he was pissed at a girl.
It was all faked in the ring, but these were BIG dudes.
Rest in Peace. I remember watching him, big man.
Heh...ya left out the King in the photo. Fun times..
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