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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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Wrestling Legend Gene Okerlund Passes Away At 76 was originally published on kissrichmond.com

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