news flash, former World h/W wrester Wayne Bridges dies.

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news flash, former World h/W wrester Wayne Bridges dies.

Post by David Gentle » Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:01 pm

Wrestler, writer and mc nonpareil Frank Rimer informs me of the sad new that former heavyweight wrestling champion Wayne(Bill) Bridges has died, age 84. Bill with wife Sarah were hosts of the worlds greatest reunion of wrestlers, the event taking place at the Bridges Pub, attended by 350-400 wrestlers and stars of the ring and movies. Bill himself, was once considered for the title roll of James Bond. Many famous names attended this renowned reunion including wrestlers from the days of Saturday night TV World of Sport, Mc Mc Manus, Jackie Pallo, and those who not only wrestled but also played movie rolls usually as villeins eg. Earle Maynard with the gold teeth, also many bodybuilders such as Spencer Churchill or John Lees. This year in August it will be the 29th reunion. To say Bill will be missed is an understatement, his are shoes impossible to fill. We at offer our condolences to Sarah and Bills' family. He has now joined those other gladiators in the ring in the sky. David Gentle.
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Re: news flash, former World h/W wrester Wayne Bridges dies.

Post by peter yates » Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:55 pm

David, so sorry to hear this mate. Was it sudden do you know?Well he had a full and interesting life and contributed to preserving the memory of British wrestling,s greats.Now he joins them. Condolences to Sarah and the rest of his family. RIP Wayne.
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Re: news flash, former World h/W wrester Wayne Bridges dies.

Post by drob357 » Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:17 pm

Post on behalf of David Gentle:

WAYNE BRIDGES, World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion

Wayne Bridges passed away on March 8th, 2020. A huge funeral is planned and wrestlers from all over the world are invited to attend.
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