World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) misplaced some other legend on Monday. It was once introduced by way of the pro wrestling giants that former wrestler James Harris, higher identified as Kamala, has died at the age of 70. Harris was once fighting numerous well being problems since 2011. Harris had his left leg amputated under the knee because of headaches of hypertension and diabetes in 2011. And then the correct leg additionally needed to be amputated under the knee. In 2017, he needed to go through a life-saving surgical operation
“WWE is saddened to learn that James Harris, known to WWE fans as Kamala, has passed away at age 70,” WWE mentioned in a remark.
“WWE extends its condolences to Harris’ family, friends, and fans,” the remark learn.
WWE legend Hulk Hogan on Monday expressed grief over his dying.
Hogan took to Instagram and wrote, “So sorry to hear about the passing of Kamala. His passion for entertaining a crowd was second to none. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends, and fans, much love. Rest in peace.”
Mike Foley printed that he’s operating on a piece of writing to honour Kamala’s legacy. “I have been working on an article about James “Kamala” Harris since I discovered of his passing simply few hours in the past. I am hoping it’s a piece of writing befitting the enormous of a person he was once – each out and in of the hoop. #RIPKamala,’ Foley mentioned on Twitter.
I’ve been operating on a piece of writing about James “Kamala” Harris since I discovered of his passing simply few hours in the past.
— Mick Foley (@ActualMickFoley) August 10, 2020
“Saddened to hear the news of the passing of the great #Kamala……. first wrestler I had the pleasure of seeing live. I was a believer,” mentioned WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg.
Saddened to listen to the scoop of the passing of the nice #Kamala……. first wrestler I had the excitement of seeing reside. I used to be a believer. 👊🙏
— Bill Goldberg (@Goldberg) August 10, 2020
“I’m heartbroken to hear of the passing away of Big Jim Harris, aka Kamala. I met Jim in 1981 in Croydon, close to London England where he was breaking in as The Mississippi Mauler working with Big Daddy Crabtree,” Bret Hart mentioned.
I’m heartbroken to listen to of the passing away of Big Jim Harris, aka Kamala. I met Jim in 1981 in Croydon, with regards to London England the place he was once breaking in as The Mississippi Mauler operating with Big Daddy Crabtree. I… https://t.co/MhOpY4aJsR
— Bret Hart (@BretHart) August 10, 2020
The 6-foot-7, 380-pound Harris battled the best superstars in sports-entertainment historical past, together with Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker, and Andre the Giant.
WWE mentioned he ‘terrorized’ warring parties and overjoyed audiences in Mid-South, World Class Championship Wrestling, WCW, and WWE till 2006.
(with ANI inputs)