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WWE Hall of Famer Bobby Heenan passes away at 73

WWE hall of famer Bobby Heenan, regarded by many as the greatest manager in sports-entertainment history and one of the best wrestler ever has passed away at the age of 73.

Heenan with a career spanning more than four decades was the “The Brain” behind the success of WWE Hall of Famers.

He managed the likes of Nick Bockwinkel, the Blackjacks, Big John Studd, King Kong Bundy, “Ravishing” Rick Rude, “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig, the Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard), Harley Race, the first WWE Hall of Famer, Andre the Giant, whom Heenan led to the ring at WrestleMania III before 93,173 fans. Heenan named competitors under his guidance as the Heenan Family. He died while surrounded by family at his home in Largo, Florida after a long battle with throat cancer.

In addition, “The Brain” was part of the original broadcast team for Monday Night Raw in 1993, and also sat at the announce table for both Raw and WCW Monday Nitro. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004, by Blackjack Lanza.

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