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The WWE has announced that legendary sports announcer Gene Okerlund, affectionately known as “Mean Gene,” passed away today (Jan 2). He was 76.

Throughout his career, Okerlund brought the world some of wrestling’s most memorable moments.

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Many from the world of wrestling took to social media to pay homage to Mean Gene, including:

Hulk Hogan


Ric Flair


Steve Austin


Jerry Lawler


The Iron Sheik


Triple H


Zack Ryder


Jim Ross


The source of death has not been revealed yet. For more information.

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