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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

https://twitter.com/HulkHogan/status/1080487340697665536

 

Ric Flair

https://twitter.com/RicFlairNatrBoy/status/1080514320792997889

 

Steve Austin

https://twitter.com/steveaustinBSR/status/1080499511741448192

 

Jerry Lawler

https://twitter.com/JerryLawler/status/1080509007364870145

 

The Iron Sheik

https://twitter.com/the_ironsheik/status/1080492306954776576

 

Triple H

https://twitter.com/TripleH/status/1080494046924193792

 

Zack Ryder

https://twitter.com/ZackRyder/status/1080505001921916928

 

Jim Ross

https://twitter.com/JRsBBQ/status/1080497733553831936

 

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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