March 21, 2023
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JCW Mourns Another Legend Gone – R.I.P. Tracy Smothers

Back in 2019 Tracy Smothers announced he was battling Lymphoma and after a treacherous battle, the wrestling world has lost Tracy Smothers at the age of 58 years old.

Tracy Smothers was a legend of southern wrestling, competing in JCW , he was the heel Juggalos loved to hate.

R.I.P. Tracy Smothers

Here’s a more detailed article courtesy of Wrestlinginc , including a video of what many consider his greatest match when he faced Chris Candido in a ladder match.

Pro wrestling veteran Tracy Smothers has passed away at the age of 58.

Smothers announced in November 2019 that he was battling lymphoma. The Eat Sleep Wrestling website noted on Monday that they talked to Smothers via phone call and it looked like his first bout with cancer was going to be “a squash match” compared to this second round. The update from Monday also noted that Smothers suffered heart damage from the heavy chemotherapy in his first battle with cancer, which led to Smothers being hospitalized a few times. Smothers underwent surgery for a hernia just 11 days ago.

“Tracy’s ready to fight this cancer as hard as he did last fall, but the heart problems have delayed the cancer treatments and the hernia issue has delayed doctors from treating the heart issues. He’s in a real battle. Tracy is in it to win it, and he sends his love to all his friends and his wrestling family, and he is asking for prayers,” ESW wrote on Monday.

Smothers began his pro wrestling career back in 1982 and wrestled for numerous promotions, including WWE, WCW, ECW, SMW, and TNA, among others. He held the ECW World Tag Team Titles once with Little Guido, and held the WCW United States Tag Team Titles once with Steve Armstrong.




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    Faygoluvers Comments

  1. Wilaberags

    Comment posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 04:49 am GMT -5 at 4:49 am

    late to the party as usual.. damn sad to hear this.

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