World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) misplaced one other legend on Monday. It was introduced by the skilled wrestling giants that former wrestler James Harris, higher often known as Kamala, has died on the age of 70. Harris was battling a whole lot of health points since 2011. Harris had his left leg amputated below the knee as a consequence of problems of hypertension and diabetes in 2011. And then the suitable leg additionally needed to be amputated below the knee. In 2017, he needed to endure a life-saving surgical procedure
“WWE is saddened to learn that James Harris, known to WWE fans as Kamala, has passed away at age 70,” WWE mentioned in an announcement.
“WWE extends its condolences to Harris’ family, friends, and fans,” the assertion learn.
WWE legend Hulk Hogan on Monday expressed grief over his demise.
Hogan took to Instagram and wrote, “So sorry to hear about the passing of Kamala. His passion for entertaining a crowd was second to none. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends, and fans, much love. Rest in peace.”
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So sorry to listen to in regards to the passing of Kamala. His ardour for entertaining a crowd was second to none. Thoughts and prayers exit to his family, mates, and followers, a lot love. Rest in peace.
Mike Foley revealed that he’s engaged on an article to honour Kamala’s legacy. “I have been working on an article about James “Kamala” Harris since I discovered of his passing simply few hours in the past. I hope it’s an article befitting the enormous of a person he was – each out and in of the ring. #RIPKamala,’ Foley mentioned on Twitter.
I’ve been engaged on an article about James “Kamala” Harris since I discovered of his passing simply few hours in the past.
— Mick Foley (@ActualMickFoley) August 10, 2020
“Saddened to hear the news of the passing of the great #Kamala……. first wrestler I had the pleasure of seeing live. I was a believer,” mentioned WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg.
Saddened to listen to the information of the passing of the good #Kamala……. first wrestler I had the pleasure of seeing stay. I used to be a believer. ??
— Bill Goldberg (@Goldberg) August 10, 2020
“I’m heartbroken to hear of the passing away of Big Jim Harris, aka Kamala. I met Jim in 1981 in Croydon, close to London England where he was breaking in as The Mississippi Mauler working with Big Daddy Crabtree,” Bret Hart mentioned.
I’m heartbroken to listen to of the passing away of Big Jim Harris, aka Kamala. I met Jim in 1981 in Croydon, near London England where he was breaking in as The Mississippi Mauler working with Big Daddy Crabtree. I… https://t.co/MhOpY4aJsR
— Bret Hart (@BretHart) August 10, 2020
The 6-foot-7, 380-pound Harris battled the best superstars in sports-entertainment historical past, together with Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker, and Andre the Giant.
WWE mentioned he ‘terrorized’ opponents and thrilled audiences in Mid-South, World Class Championship Wrestling, WCW, and WWE till 2006.
(with ANI inputs)