“Iron” Mike Sharpe, has passed away at age 64, WWE reports.
Sharpe’s father and uncle were a successful tag team in the 1950s, recognized as champions from San Francisco to Japan.
The source reports that he joined the WWE in January 1983 and managed by WWE Hall of Famer Captain Lou Albano, Sharpe used the mysterious (and often loaded) black brace on his right forearm to defeat opponent after opponent while simultaneously berating them.
His final match was in 1995 against Billy & Bart, The Smoking Gunns.
Meanwhile, here are the most important highlights of WWE Raw from January 4.
1. Roman Reigns interrupted Stephanie McMahon’s entrance.
Reigns said: “I don’t think we need you out here tonight, Steph.”
McMahon answered: “Hope is not a strategy, Roman.”
Reigns added: “If anybody screws me tonight, you won’t be picking up your father from jail; you’ll be picking him up from the hospital.”
2. Kevin Owens wins Neville.
3. Titus O’Neil wins Stardust
4. Charlotte loses to Becky Lynch
5. Ryback vs. Big Show
Match ends in a no-contest.
John “Bradshaw” Layfield said: “Get your pitchforks and lanterns. They’re about to storm the giant.”
Wyatt said: “We are war. We are famine. We are pestilence.”