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RIP, Fabulous Moolah

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Smasher_Sloan, Nov 3, 2007.

  1. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Per Meltzer:

    WWE.com reported today the passing of Lillian Ellision, the Fabulous Moolah, who dominated women's wrestling from the late 50s into the early 80s as booker, world champion and most famous woman wrestler of her time.

    Moolah passed way in her home in Columbia, SC, last night at the age of 84.


    One of the classic wrestling names.

    A tough old broad who learned to protect her interests in a nasty, rotten business.
  2. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Dammit, I loved me some Moolah.

    RIP, lady.

  3. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    A true legend. The longest-reigning champion in the sport's history, and she worked well into her 80s IN THE RING. My dad and I always remember one of those wrestling fan mags with a headline reading "The Fabulous Moolah: Will she reign forever?" Sadly, no.

    RIP Lillian Ellison.

  4. RIP Moolah ... you were born for the business. You will be missed.
  5. Tommy_Dreamer

    Tommy_Dreamer Well-Known Member

    RIP indeed. Surprised May outlasted her though.
  6. One of the most famous names in sports entertainment.
    RIP, Fab.
  7. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    It was the beginning of the end of the WWF's old spirit when they had Moolah lose the title to Wendy Richter. Moolah and Anne Carvello will be raising some hell in heaven. RIP.
  8. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    A wrestler who actually dies of old age. RIP.
  9. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    Will her death FINALLY keep McMahon from trotting her out in those stupid skits?

    I'm not sure, but I hope so...
  10. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    You clearly underestimate the power of The Cream and The Clear.
  11. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    Never heard of her.

    But I'm stunned -- stunned -- to hear she's gone now.

    I do remember Man Mountain Mike, though, and the great Dory Funk Jr. ::)
  12. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    Don't underestimate the power of the Casket Match against the Undertaker.
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