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Masa Saito Dies At 76

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Legendary wrestler, Masa Saito, has passed away at 76 over the weekend due to complications related to Parkinson’s disease.

Saito retired from the ring in 1999 but is known for a tag-team he formed along with WWE hall of Famer Mr. Fuji, which saw them win the Tag Team Championships two times.

Saito is also a former AWA World Heavyweight Champion, winning the belt from Larry Zbyszko back in 1990 in the Tokyo Dome.

 

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Sherri Martel Passes Away At Age 49

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Sherri Martel passed away at her mother’s home in Birmingham, Alabama Friday morning, according to her husband of 10 years, Robert Schrull. “It’s a great loss to the wrestling world,” he told WWE.com. The couple resided in St. Petersburg, Florida. Martel was a former AWA and WWF Women’s Champion and was later known for her role as manager of top stars like Randy Savage, Shawn Michaels, Harlem Heat and Ric Flair. She was inducted last year into the WWE Hall of Fame. Her most recent appearance nationally was on an episode of TNA iMPACT! when she appeared to offer her services as manager to Robert Roode. Sherri Martel was 49

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Nick Bockwinkel Announced For WWE Hall Of Fame

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Nick Bockwinkel is the latest inductee announced for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2007. Learn more about the career of the former AWA World Champion and WCW Commissioner.

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