5 Wrestling Deaths That Changed Pro Wrestling

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5 Wrestling Deaths That Changed Pro Wrestling
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While the deaths of pro wrestlers, young and old, sadden us all, select few stick with us for years and years. Some deaths barely faze us, others change the aspect of pro wrestling forever.

While wrestlers seem larger than life, in reality many of them are very fragile. A WWE superstar usually wrestles four or five times a week. Injuries always take their toll, but being on the road for much of the year can cause stress and depression.

The pain that also comes with being a wrestler drives many people to prescription medication. In this slideshow, you will be reminded of the five wrestlers who's death made a large impact on the world of the WWE.

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