The Wrestling World Mourns The Loss Of ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

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The wrestling world and its fans are devastated at the loss of Gene Okerlund, who passed away this morning at the age of 76. “Mean Gene” was the voice synonymous with WWF, WCW and certainly with the AWA for the wide range of talent who worked with him and the younger generations that grew up watching as fans. So often was he the voice of reason in the wild world of wrestling and was intrical in setting the tone for the product in building up a company’s talent and shows. Below are the condolences and prayers given from his colleagues and admirers and WrestleZone will be sure to keep updating the post throughout the day as the wrestling world pays tribute to “Mean Gene” Okerlund: