#139 on the original list Frank Gotch Died at 39 (1878-1917) Gotch wrestled back when it was a legitimate sport and was World Heavyweight Champion from 1908 to 1913 - one of the ten longest in the history of wrestling. He was responsible for making the sport
Ed Lewis Died at 75 (1891-1966)
Mildred Burke Died at 74 (1915-1989) If you don't know who she is, you should. She is the most impactful woman in wrestling history because she MADE women's wrestling. She started wrestling in circus side shows and had to overcome a bans
Steve Borden age 55
#72 on the original list Stu Hart Died at 88 (1915-2003) Stu Hart gets his ranking primarily because of his legacy. There literally would not have been a Bret or Own Hart with out Stu Hart. His legacy also includes his grand children, and students like
#124 on the original list Fritz Von Erich Died at 68 (1929-1997) Fritz Von Erich is the Stu Hart of Texas. The story of the Von Erich wrestling family is a tragic legend, but the legacy of the house began with its patriarch Fritz.
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