Saturday, June 16, 2007

WWE Hall of Famer 'Sensational Sherri' passes away

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE Hall of famer, Sherri Russell, known to wrestling fans as "Sensational Sherri", passed away this morning at her home. She was 49 years of age.

Police is said to be at her home with her husband in Birmingham, Ala.
There are no details on the cause of death.

Although she started her career on other wrestling promotions (AWA), "Sensational" Sherri became famous after pinning her trainer and mentor Fabulous Moolah in WWF to win the Womens Division Title. Sherri is also well remembered as manager to different male wrestlers, from "Macho Man" Randy Savage to HBK Shawn Michaels.

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